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The 19 Nationalities Of Arianna Huffington's Accent Revealed

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 05.04.2014 | Politics

Comedian Joel McHale took a jab at Arianna Huffington's famous accent during his White House Correspondents' Dinner roast on Saturday. "Now America...

Chris Christie Responds To Joel McHale's WHCD Barbs

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 05.05.2014 | Politics

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) wasn't too bothered by Joel McHale's roasting during Saturday's White House Correspondents' Dinner. "Listen, I t...

Watch Joel McHale's WHCD Speech

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.04.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama might be a tough act to follow when it comes to speeches, but comedian Joel McHale proved he was worthy during the 2014 White H...

Watch Obama's Entire WHCD Speech

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.05.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama cracked some serious jokes at the 2014 White House Correspondents' Dinner. Obama ripped on Fox News, joked about the Obamaca...

Obama Channels King Joffrey In The 'Westeros Wing'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 05.03.2014 | Politics

During his typically self-deprecating White House Correspondent's Dinner speech on Saturday, President Barack Obama joked that his planned use of exec...

McHale Explains Why A Clinton Presidency Could Be Good For America

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 05.03.2014 | Politics

According to Joel McHale, things could work out quite well for the United States if former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is elected president in ...

Joel McHale Says His Favorite Joke Of Obama's Was When He Said He'd Close Gitmo

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.03.2014 | Politics

Comedian Joel McHale, who hosted the 2014 White House Correspondents' Dinner, ran down a list of what he thought were President Barack Obama's funnies...

Obama's A Little Jealous Of John Boehner Because 'Orange Really Is The New Black'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 05.03.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama didn't hold back against House Republicans during Saturday's White House Correspondents' Dinner. During his prepared speech...

Obama Teaches Us All A Lesson About Cliven Bundy

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.03.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama taught everyone a little lesson about racist Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy during the 2014 White House Correspondents' Dinner. ...

Obama Hits Birthers In White House Correspondents' Dinner Speech

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 05.03.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama took a shot at birthers during his speech at the White House Correspondents' Dinner on Saturday. Obama congratulated Meb Kef...

Joe Biden, Selina Meyer Break Into The White House, Get Tattoos... Sort Of

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.05.2014 | Politics

Vice President Joe Biden and Vice President Selina Meyer (Julia Louis-Dreyfuss' character from the HBO show "Veep") teamed up for a night of debaucher...

WHCD 2014 Promises Laughs

AP | Posted 05.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — On at least one night a year President Barack Obama and the journalists who cover him try to find something nice — and something...

Watch The White House Correspondents Dinner Live

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.03.2014 | Politics

The 2014 White House Correspondents' Dinner is taking place tonight at the Washington Hilton in Washington, D.C. Comedian Joel McHale is hosting th...

Obama Readies For His Big WHCD Night

Posted 07.03.2014 | Politics

By The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama was set to join journalists, government officials, politicians and media personal...

Tammy Haddad Brunch Kicks Off Star-Studded WHCD Weekend

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.03.2014 | Politics

The 2014 White House Correspondents' Dinner weekend is finally here. Among its share of signature events is Saturday afternoon's Garden Brunch -- ...

15 People Who Should Have Been Picked To Roast Washington On Its Biggest Night

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.14.2014 | Politics

Joel McHale, host of E!'s "The Soup" and star of NBC's "Community," will have the honor of roasting President Barack Obama, Congress and members of th...

Is Washington Ready To Be Roasted By This Man?

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 04.16.2014 | Comedy

The host of "The Soup" is coming to Washington. The White House Correspondents' Association says Joel McHale will host its annual dinner on May 3 in ...

Humor, Leadership and the White House Correspondents Dinner

Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP | Posted 07.03.2013 | GPS for the Soul
Ron Culberson, MSW, CSP

The president's humor at the White House Correspondents Dinner allowed us to see him as a fellow human being who sees the humor in life and can laugh at himself. And for that reason and the entertaining humor, I am grateful for this yearly event.

President Obama Is the Last Person Who Should Joke About Marijuana

Derek Rosenfeld | Posted 06.30.2013 | Politics
Derek Rosenfeld

President Obama made a joke about his marijuana use at last week's White House Correspondents' Dinner. It was just one joke, and it was actually pretty funny, but let's consider the context.

Can't We All Just Not Get Along?

Marty Kaplan | Posted 06.29.2013 | Media
Marty Kaplan

I thought that President Obama and Conan O'Brien were both really funny at this year's White House Correspondents' Dinner. But whatever barbs they tossed were easily accommodated by the soothing meta-fiction machine that the whole incestuous enterprise amounts to.

Obama Reveals Secret To Aging Well At Correspondents' Dinner

Ann Brenoff | Posted 06.29.2013 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Obama gets that aging becomes more manageable when viewed through the lens of laughter.

Obama-O'Brien Comedy Ticket Triumphs at Correspondents' Dinner

Scott Blakeman | Posted 06.29.2013 | Politics
Scott Blakeman

The powerfully funny comedy of Conan O'Brien and his opening act Barack Obama would be right for any night, but it was especially welcome at this year's White House Correspondents' Dinner, after all the country has been through lately.

WATCH: Rahm Mocked At White House Correspondents' Dinner

Posted 04.28.2013 | Chicago

Conniving, scheming, pint-sized and baggy-eyed. That's one interpretation of the way Conan O'Brien characterized Chicago Mayor and former White Ho...

WATCH: Conan's Full Speech

Posted 04.28.2013 | Comedy

Conan O'Brien was the featured performer at the White House Correspondents' Dinner on Saturday night, and he had fun at the expense of Democrats, Repu...

Obama, Celebrities Gather For Annual Event

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.29.2013 | Politics

By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON, April 28 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama poked fun at the media, his critics and himself on Satu...