DC dinner offers off the record conversations to lawmakers

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Tuesday's event, which will be held on Capitol Hill, will be the 200th dinner since the concept was hatched in 1982. They have occurred over five administrations, and amid wars and scandals.

The American Council for Capital Formation (ACCF), a non-partisan business-backed nonprofit and think tank that advocates pro-growth policies, hosts the dinners.

Over the years, powerful players from both sides of the aisle have attended, including Al Gore, Dick Cheney, Dan Quayle, John Kerry, Chuck Hagel, Eric Cantor, Jim DeMint, Charles Schumer, Darrell Issa, Barney Frank, Paul Ryan and Ben Bernanke.

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