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Jennifer Hudson to sing at White House state dinner

According to her record label (via the Washington Post) Jennifer Hudson, the Oscar-winning actress and onetime American Idol finalist, will perform at the White House state dinner tonight.

The new mom, who hails from the Obamas’ longtime homebase of Chicago, previously performed for the First Family at the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver, where she sang the national anthem.

Originally posted November 24 2009 — 8:55 AM EST

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