Capitol Report: Obama is hosting his final state dinner. Here are highlights through the years

Tuesday marks the 14th and final state dinner of the Obama administration, where the White House will honor Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi. The dinner will include a musical performance by Gwen Stefani and a meal by chef Mario Batali, who is famous for both his Italian cooking and his signature orange Crocs.

Other guests in attendance include hedge fund manager Jim Chanos and musicians Frank Ocean and Chance Bennett, known professionally as Chance the Rapper.

State dinners honor visiting heads of government or reigning monarchs and is one of the most glamorous events the White House hosts. The first ever White House state dinner was hosted by President Ulysses S.

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