Pics: Inside the State Dinner for Prime Minister David Cameron

Guests included George Clooney, Warren Buffet and a Medal of Honor recipient. The band Mumford & Sons performed.

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Samantha Cameron, First lady Michelle Obama, British Prime Minister David Cameron and President Barack Obama pose for photographs on the North Portico of the White House, March 14. Cameron is on a three-day visit to the U.S. and he was expected to have talks with Obama on the situations in Afghanistan, Syria and Iran.
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President Barack Obama accidentally steps on First Lady Michelle Obama's dress as they walk onto the North Portico before the arrival of British Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife Samantha Cameron.
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Samantha Cameron and Michelle Obama had visited a <a href="http://www.nbcwashington.com/the-scene/events/Michelle-Obama-Cheers-on-Local-Kids-at-a-Mini-Olympics-142688145.html" target=blank>mini-Olympics for local kids</a> earlier in the day.
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George Clooney arrives for the state dinner in honor of British Prime Minister David Cameron at the White House. Earlier in the day, <a href="http://www.nbcwashington.com/the-scene/events/DCs-Recent-Celeb-Sightings.html" target=blank>Clooney testified</a> at a Senate Foreign Relations hearing on Sudan and South Sudan: Independence and Insecurity.
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The Obamas welcome Samantha and David Cameron after they arrived at the North Portico of the White House. Earlier in the day, Prime Minter Cameron participated in a joint press conference with President Obama. Topics included Afghanistan, Syria and Iran.
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Sergeant First Class Leroy Petry, a medal of honor recipient (R), and his wife Ashley Petry arrive at the White House.
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Warren Buffet and Astrid M. Buffett arrive.
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White House Press Secretary Jay Carney (R) arrives with Claire Shipman, Senior National Correspondent for ABC.
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After passing through the White house, guests -- including Sir Richard Branson, pictured -- had the option of walking or taking a trolley to the tent on the South Lawn. But this was no ordinary party tent: The giant structure featured a 150-foot-wide glass wall overlooking the White House grounds.
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Actor George Clooney is greeted by other guests.
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Attorney General Eric Holder (R) arrives with his wife, Dr. Sharon Malone.
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Harvey Weinstein and his wife, designer Georgina Chapman, arrive at the White House. Michelle Obama wore a Marchesa dress at the event -- to the delight of Weinstein and Chapman, who the designer of the first lady's gown. Both pronounced themselves surprised when reporters told them what the first lady was wearing. "I'm knocked out," Weinstein enthused.
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Actor Idris Elba arrives for the state dinner.
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Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) and Teresa Heinz Kerry arrive.
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Neal Wolin, Deputy Treasury Secretary arrives with Nicole Elkon for a state dinner in honor of British Prime Minister David Cameron at the White House.
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Diane Mulcahy and Ed Koch arrive at the White House.
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L-R: Joe Eldridge; John Pendergast; Maria Otero, Undersecretary for Civilian Security, Democracy and Human Rights at the U.S. State Department; and actor George Clooney
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Gwen Ifill and Wendell Pierce arrive.
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Golfer Rory McIlroy arrives.
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Actress Helen McCrory ("Hugo," the "Harry Potter" series) and actor Damian Lewis, both native Brits, arrive for the state dinner honoring Prime Minister David Cameron.
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Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis (L) and Rebecca Zapanta arrive.
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Sir Jony Ive, senior vice president at Apple, arrives.
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Jason P. DeParle and Nancy Ann Min DeParle, White House Deputy Chief of Staff, arrive.
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Md. Gov. Martin O'Malley and his wife, Katie O'Malley, arrive.
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Actor George Clooney arrives.
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During his toast, Cameron complimented both wives while joking about his Tuesday night out with Obama at a college basketball game in Ohio. "We have to have a guys' night out because so often we find we are completely overshadowed by our beautiful wives," the prime minister said.
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Lead singer of the band Mumford & Sons, Marcus Mumford, performs during the state dinner.
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Members of the band Mumford & Sons, (L-R) Ben Lovett, Marcus Mumford, Winston Marshall, and Ted Dwane perform. The Camerons are huge fans of the British folk rock band.
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Michelle Obama and Samantha Cameron, wife of British Prime Minister David Cameron, pose for an official photo at the Grand Staircase of the White House.
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First lady Michelle Obama and Samantha Cameron, wife of British Prime Minister David Cameron, leave after they posed for an official photo at the Grand Staircase of the White House.
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The menu was a U.K.-U.S. blend, featuring bison Wellington, using buffalo tenderloin from North Dakota instead of beef. It also included crisped halibut served on braised baby kale from the White House garden. The salad greens, too, came from the White House backyard.
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President Obama proposes a toast.
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