Obama Praises US Muslims at Ramadan Dinner

By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Sep 1, 2009 9:32 PM CDT
President Barack Obama makes remarks during a dinner celebrating Ramadan tonight at the White House.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – President Barack Obama praised the contributions of American Muslims tonight at a White House dinner to celebrate the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. Muslim community leaders, Cabinet secretaries, ambassadors and members of Congress were on hand as Obama paid tribute to "a great religion and its commitment to justice and progress."