BOSTON (CBS) – Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and his wife Diane are headed to Washington, D.C.
They’ve been invited to a social dinner with President Barack Obama at the White House Friday evening, according to WBZ-TV’s Karen Anderson.READ MORE: Vaccine Booster Sites Open In Brockton And Danvers Next Week
The invitation is certain to fuel speculation that Patrick could be asked to serve in the president’s Cabinet.READ MORE: Elijah Lewis Search: Large Police Presence In Abington Related To Missing 5-Year-Old Boy
With current Attorney General Eric Holder considering stepping down after President Obama begins his second term, some have speculated that Patrick would be considered a candidate for Holder’s job.MORE NEWS: Police Arrest Woman After Service Dog Stolen From New Hampshire Walmart
Patrick has repeatedly said he intends to serve out the remainder of his current four-year term, which ends in 2014.