Obama has private dinner with DreamWorks CEO Katzenberg

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Obama and Katzenberg, a major donor to the president's campaigns and the pro-Obama super-PAC Priorities USA, dined at the Hilton Woodland Hills hotel, White House press secretary Jay Carney said Wednesday, according to a pool report.

The dinner had not previously been disclosed.

Carney called Katzenberg a "longtime friend" of the president and said that the two dined in Obama's hotel room. The president picked up the tab.

Just before the 2012 presidential election, Katzenberg hosted a dinner featuring Obama, former President Bill Clinton and a number of other top donors at his mansion in Beverly Hills.