writes "The home of the world's richest man was a 'temporary security zone' when he held a party for members of the National Governors Association. Bill's guests included Newt Gingrich, Tommy Thompson, and Leon Panetta. Gates also put in $150,000 for the governors' meeting held the next day. News.com covered this story very well."
If your invitation to Gates' place got "lost in the mail", you can read about a Microsoft intern
who got to have dinner with the big cheese.