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White House Correspondents Dinner 2012: Obama Speech Highlights (VIDEO)

Posted: 04/29/2012 12:17 pm Updated: 04/29/2012 12:17 pm

White House Correspondents Dinner

President Barack Obama drew laughs from the crowd with his speech at the White House Correspondents Dinner on Saturday night.

The president cracked jokes involving presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, Hillary Clinton and others, while also poking fun at himself.

Watch the video above for highlights of Obama's speech. Below, a slideshow of some of the celebrities and political figures who attended the annual event.

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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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