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Celebrities At 2012 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner, Parties (PHOTOS)

Posted: 04/28/2012 10:13 pm Updated: 04/29/2012 11:36 am

For one weekend every year, Washington, D.C., becomes almost as star-studded as Hollywood. This year was no exception as celebrities flocked to the nation's capital for the 2012 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner.

Stars, including Kim Kardashian, Lindsay Lohan, George Clooney, Kate Hudson, Reese Witherspoon and Sofia Vergara, rubbed elbows with politicians and journalists as they hit the town for the big show with President Obama.

But Saturday night's dinner wasn't the only shindig in D.C. this weekend. From Friday's pre-parties to all of the hot-ticket after-parties, it was hard to miss the excitement surrounding the slew of stars in town for Washington's "Nerd Prom."

Check out photos of celebrities at the various events surround the 2012 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner below:

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    Kris Jenner (R), Kim Kardashian (L) and actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson (C) attend the White House Correspondents Association Dinner in Washington, DC, April 28, 2012.

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    Actor George Clooney attends the White House Correspondents Association Dinner in Washington, DC, April 28, 2012.

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    Television host Jimmy Kimmel (L) alongside First Lady Michelle Obama (R) during the White House Correspondents Association Dinner in Washington, DC, April 28, 2012.

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    Actress Sofia Vergara (R) hugs Kim Kardashian (L) as they attend the White House Correspondents Association Dinner in Washington, DC, April 28, 2012.

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    Kris Jenner (R) and Kim Kardashian attend the White House Correspondents Association Dinner in Washington, DC, April 28, 2012.

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    Lindsay Lohan attends the White House Correspondents Association Dinner in Washington, DC, April 28, 2012.

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    US President Barack Obama shakes hands with television host Jimmy Kimmel (L) alongside First Lady Michelle Obama (R) during the White House Correspondents Association Dinner in Washington, DC, April 28, 2012.

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    Actress Lindsay Lohan arrives at the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner in Washington on April 27, 2012.

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    Kevin Spacey and J.R. Martinez attend the 98th Annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton on April 28, 2012 in Washington, DC.

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    Actor Chase Crawford attends the 98th Annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton on April 28, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

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    Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keys attend the 98th Annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton on April 28, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

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    Kim Kardashian attends the 98th Annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton on April 28, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

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    Kate Hudson attends the 98th Annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton on April 28, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

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    Actor Paul Rudd and Julie Yaeger attend the 98th Annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton on April 28, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

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    Zooey Deschanel attends the 98th Annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton on April 28, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

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    Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner attend the 98th Annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton on April 28, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

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    Actress Rosario Dawson attends the 98th Annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton on April 28, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

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    Actor Josh Hutcherson attends the 98th Annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton on April 28, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

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    Renee Puente and actor Matthew Morrison attend TIME/PEOPLE/FORTUNE/CNN White House Correspondents' Association Dinner Cocktail Party at the Hilton Hotel on April 28, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for People)

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    Actress Dakota Fanning attends the 98th Annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton on April 28, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

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    Jesse Tyler Ferguson (R) and Justin Mikita attend the 98th Annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton on April 28, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

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    Model Kate Upton attends the 98th Annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton on April 28, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

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    Singer Colton Dixon attends the 98th Annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton on April 28, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

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    Jesse Tyler Ferguson (R) and Justin Mikita (L) pose with Matthew Morrison at the 98th Annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton on April 28, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for People)

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    Leslie Mann and Judd Apatow attend the 98th Annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton on April 28, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for People)

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    Diane Keaton and Josh Hutcherson attend TIME/PEOPLE/FORTUNE/CNN White House Correspondents' Association Dinner Cocktail Party at the Hilton Hotel on April 28, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for People)

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    John Legend and Chrissy Teigen attend the 98th Annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton on April 28, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

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    Journalist Wolf Blitzer and actress Eva Longoria attend TIME/PEOPLE/FORTUNE/CNN White House Correspondents' Association Dinner Cocktail Party at the Hilton Hotel on April 28, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for People)

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    Steven Spielberg and Kate Capshaw attend the 98th Annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton on April 28, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

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    Comedian Aziz Ansari attends the 98th Annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton on April 28, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

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    Actress Elizabeth Banks attends the 98th Annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton on April 28, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

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    Actress Anna Paquin attends the 98th Annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton on April 28, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

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    Piers Morgan and Goldie Hawn attend TIME/PEOPLE/FORTUNE/CNN White House Correspondents' Association Dinner Cocktail Party at the Hilton Hotel on April 28, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for People)

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    Actress Sofia Vergara attends the 98th Annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton on April 28, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

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    Actress Reese Witherspoon attends the 98th Annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton on April 28, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

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    Actress Malin Akerman attends the 98th Annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the Washington Hilton on April 28, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

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    Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Sofia Vergara attends Google & Hollywood Reporter Host an Evening Celebrating The White House Correspondents' Weekend on April 27, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Hollywood Reporter)

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    Candice Crawford, NFL player Tony Romo, Renee Puente and actor Matthew Morrison attend Google & Hollywood Reporter Host an Evening Celebrating The White House Correspondents' Weekend on April 27, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Hollywood Reporter)

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    David Arquette, Mike McGinnis and Omar Epps attend Google & Hollywood Reporter Host an Evening Celebrating The White House Correspondents' Weekend on April 27, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Hollywood Reporter)

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    Chace Crawford and Gayle King attend Google & Hollywood Reporter Host an Evening Celebrating The White House Correspondents' Weekend on April 27, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for Hollywood Reporter)

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    Johnny Galecki and Kelli Garner attend Google & Hollywood Reporter Host an Evening Celebrating The White House Correspondents' Weekend on April 27, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Hollywood Reporter)

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    Model Kate Upton attends Google & Hollywood Reporter Host an Evening Celebrating The White House Correspondents' Weekend on April 27, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Hollywood Reporter)

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    Kerry Washington attends Google & Hollywood Reporter Host an Evening Celebrating The White House Correspondents' Weekend on April 27, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for Hollywood Reporter)

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    Model Kate Upton and actress Nasim Pedrad attend Google & Hollywood Reporter Host an Evening Celebrating The White House Correspondents' Weekend on April 27, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Hollywood Reporter)

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    Actress, model Elle Macpherson attends Google & Hollywood Reporter Host an Evening Celebrating The White House Correspondents' Weekend on April 27, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Hollywood Reporter)

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