White House Correspondents' Dinner: Obama To Attend Event Hosted By Jimmy Kimmel

04/28/2012 11:41 am ET | Updated Apr 29, 2012

HuffPost spoke with celebrities and political figures attending Saturday morning's Garden Brunch ahead of the White House Correspondents' Dinner. Watch the video above.


WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will attend the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner on Saturday night.

Jimmy Kimmel, who hosts ABC's late-night talk show "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" will be the featured comedian at the association's 98th annual dinner at the Washington Hilton.

The White House Correspondents' Association dinner is traditionally attended by the president and first lady, along with various government officials and members of the press corps.

Proceeds from the event fund scholarships and awards to support and recognize excellence in journalism.

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