Obama's Super Bowl party guest list

Various lawmakers are headed to the White House for Super Bowl Sunday and the guest list represents the two teams ready to do battle.

President Obama, in his efforts to reach out to Congress, has invited members of Congress to join him in watching the most popular sporting event of the year.
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While there are a number of members on the list who won't have a rooting interest in either the Arizona Cardinals or the Pittsburgh Steelers, the president did make sure both teams' home states will be represented when he watches the game in the White House theater.

Sens. Bob CaseyRobert (Bob) Patrick CaseyHere are the Senate Democrats backing a Trump impeachment inquiry over Ukraine call Ex-GOP congressman to lead group to protect Italian products from tariffs The Hill's Morning Report - Progressives, centrists clash in lively Democratic debate MORE (D), Arlen Specter (R) and Reps. Charlie Dent (R), Mike Doyle (D) and Patrick Murphy (D) will represent Pennsylvania, and Arizona Reps. Trent FranksHarold (Trent) Trent FranksArizona New Members 2019 Cook shifts 8 House races toward Dems Freedom Caucus members see openings in leadership MORE and Raul Grijalva will surely root for the Cardinals of Arizona.

Other attendees include Sens. Dick DurbinRichard (Dick) Joseph DurbinSenators take fundraising efforts to Nats playoff games Overnight Health Care: Watchdog finds DEA allowed more opioids even as overdose deaths rose | Judge temporarily blocks Georgia abortion law | Three states report more vaping deaths | Dem proposes new fix for surprise medical bills During impeachment storm, senators cross aisle to lessen mass incarceration MORE (D-Ill.) and  Amy KlobucharAmy Jean KlobucharHillicon Valley: Warren takes on Facebook over political ads | Zuckerberg defends meetings with conservatives | Civil liberties groups sound alarm over online extremism bill Analysis: Warren and Booker most cyber-aware 2020 candidates Poll: Democratic support for Warren climbs to record high MORE (D-Minn.) and Reps. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), Artur Davis (D-Ala.), Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.), Paul Hodes (D-N.H.), Eleanor Holmes-Norton (D-D.C.) and Fred Upton (R-Mich.).

Upton and Dent are becoming regulars at the White House after being invited there last week by chief of staff Rahm Emanuel in an effort to woo them into voting for Obama's economic stimulus package.

Both men voted against the bill.