The guest list for the White House state dinner Tuesday night features celebrities like Stephen Colbert and lawmakers, including Rep. Paul RyanPaul RyanThe new Congress's opportunity to turn the tide on abortions The Hill's 12:30 Report Planned Parenthood president warns of health crisis for women if ObamaCare is repealed MORE (R-Wis.) and House Majority Leader Eric CantorEric CantorRyan reelected Speaker in near-unanimous GOP vote Financial technology rules are set to change in the Trump era Trump allies warn: No compromise on immigration MORE (R-Va.)
Tuesday’s event with French President François Hollande is President Obama’s first state dinner of his second term. Like past events it features a mix of lawmakers, celebrities, journalists and administration officials.
The list also features a number of prominent same-sex marriage advocates, including Edith Windsor, one of the plaintiffs in the case that eventually helped invalidate portions of the Defense of Marriage Act last year. NBA basketball player Jason Collins, who became the first current player to announce he was gay, will also attend with his boyfriend.
A number of high-profile Democrats are also invited, including: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (Calif.), Sen. Charles SchumerCharles SchumerMcConnell to Dems: Work with us on GOP's 'formidable' challenges Democrats and the boycott of Trump's inauguration The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE (N.Y.), Sen. Patrick LeahyPatrick LeahyVA leaving navy veterans adrift in sea of Agent Orange Senate confirms first nominees of Trump era Senate gears up for battle over Trump's CIA pick MORE (Vt.), Rep. Elijah Cummings (Md.), Rep. Ed Royce and Karen BassKaren BassCBC to Trump: Keep Richard Cordray, ensure the protection of American consumers Dem rep to skip inauguration after running Twitter poll WHIP LIST: More than 60 Dems boycotting Trump's inauguration MORE (Calif.).
Head of the Democratic National Committee Debbie Wasserman Schultz (Fla.) and Chairman of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee Michael BennetMichael BennetOvernight Finance: Scoop – Trump team eyes dramatic spending cuts | Treasury pick survives stormy hearing Mnuchin: Debt limit increase important, unclear on 'clean' hike Live coverage: Senators grill Trump's Treasury pick MORE (D-Colo.) will also attend.
On the Republican side, Ryan, Cantor and House Appropriations Chairman Hal Rogers (Ky.) are on the list.
Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagen is the only member of the high court who is scheduled to attend.
Democratic Govs. Peter Shumlin (Vt.) and Steven Beshear (Ky.), an ally to the administration on healthcare reform, will also attend.
As for media, invitations went out to CNN president Jeff Zucker, The New York Times' executive editor Jill Abramson as well as The Atlantic’s Steve Clemonds, Bloomberg’s Julianna Goldman, Reuters’ Steve Holland, Julie Pace of The Associated Press, Tangi Quemener of Agence France-Presse and Corine Lesner of Le Monde.
Other notables include former NAACP president Ben Jealous, Al Sharpton, actress Mindy Kaling and Michael Smith, who helped redecorate the residential area of the White House.