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President Barack Obama leads guests to a toast as he hosts a dinner for members of the U.S. military who served in Iraq in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Feb., 29, 2012.
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U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a dinner on Wednesday night.
See images from the U.S. withdraw from Iraq at the end of 2010 and 2011.
Rachel Maddow shares some video from Wednesday night's White House dinner honoring returning Iraq war veterans.