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'SNL' Mocks Obama's Handling Of Ebola

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 10.26.2014 | Comedy

"Saturday Night Live" kicked off this weekend's Jim Carrey-hosted episode with some not-so-subtle ridicule of President Obama and his Ebola Czar Ron K...

Would Obama Go THIS Far To Boost Health Care Sign Ups?

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 03.31.2014 | Comedy

Well, you can't get much more "buzzy" than booking the President of the United States on "Between Two Ferns," so how else can President Obama spread t...

Fake Interpreter Strikes Again On 'SNL'

Posted 12.17.2013 | Comedy

"Saturday Night Live" kicked off its John Goodman-helmed episode with President Obama (Jay Pharoah) lamenting the "series of unfortunate events" that ...

'SNL' Troubleshoots Obamacare Website Problems

The Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 10.28.2013 | Comedy

"Saturday Night Live" wasted no time getting to President Obama's biggest problem of the week with a cold open sketch about the devastating Obamacare ...

'SNL' Colorfully Explains Sequester Job Cuts

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 03.05.2013 | Comedy

President Obama on Friday ordered $85 billion worth of federal budget cuts across the board as a result of lawmakers' failure to reach a deal to avoid...

WATCH: 'SNL' Mocks Fiscal Cliff Talks

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 12.10.2012 | Comedy

Saturday Night Live took on the fiscal cliff negotiations this week. House Speaker John Boehner and President Barack Obama held a joint press conferen...

'From Here On Out, We Do It My Way'

Posted 11.11.2012 | Comedy

As we might have expected, Jay Pharoah's President Obama basked in his reelection victory on "Saturday Night Live" this weekend by gloating to Seth Me...

WATCH: SNL Mocks 2nd Presidential Debate

Posted 12.21.2012 | Comedy

Saturday Night Live took on the second presidential debate this week, with Jay Pharoah playing President Obama and Jason Sudeikis as Mitt Romney. Newc...

President Obama Courts Ohio Voters On 'SNL'

Posted 09.28.2012 | Comedy

The second and final "Saturday Night Live" election special kicked off with another President Obama cold open courtesy of new presidential impersonato...

WATCH: 'SNL' Airs Mitt Romney Attack Ad

Posted 09.16.2012 | Comedy

President Obama approves this message, but he's not real proud of it. GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney provided some laughs in the form of a ...

'SNL' Writer Responds To Bias Accusations

Ross Luippold | Posted 05.08.2012 | Comedy

It's hard to remember the last time an unaired sketch on "Saturday Night Live" received as much attention as last weekend's intended cold open poking ...

WATCH: Washington Dems Dream Of Merrier Headlines On 'SNL'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Between Christine O'Donnell and Julian Assange, this season of "Saturday Night Live" has had more than enough material for its political cold openings...

'SNL' Takes On Obama's Latest Attempt For Financial Reform (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

'SNL' opened last night with Obama (Fred Armisen) addressing the nation after his latest attempt to convince Wall Street that reform was needed. Despi...

SNL Takes On "Deeply Unpopular" Health Care Bill (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

SNL opened last night with Obama (Fred Armisen) speaking on health care and the upcoming elections in San Francisco and Nevada. Flanked by Nancy Pelos...

SNL Vs. Obama: Sketch Details All The President's Failures Since Taking Office (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

"Saturday Night Live" opened its show with a particularly harsh send-up of President Obama last night. The critique focused on failed promises, as a c...

SNL Takes On Obama's Peace Prize: "I Won It For Not Being Bush" (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

"Saturday Night Live" opened last night with a sketch mocking the president's good fortune, starting with his Nobel Peace Prize win: "This prize best...

SNL: Gaga for the YouTube Moments, but God Is in the Details

Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Rachel Sklar

What's more important to SNL, comedy or buzz? When the parade of cameos is over, at the end of the day there's got to be something else there to keep viewers giving a damn.

"SNL" Comes Down On Obama Administration For Caving On Public Option (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

"SNL" Opened last night with sketch mocking Joe Biden, the Obama administration, and concessions they've made to get the health care bill passed. "The...

Obama On SNL? Rumors Swirl That Barack Will Be Back — For The Last Show Before The Election

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Will Barack Obama be back on Saturday Night Live? Perhaps — so far the show isn't saying, but that's the word on the street — and I've heard it to...

SNL Returns: Clintons, Dodd And Christopher Walken's Tongue

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In the tank? No doubt that's what some will be muttering after tonight's opening sketch on "Saturday Night Live" wherein Bill and Hillary Clinton are ...

SNL Shows Blatant Anti-Spitzer Bias, Endorses Obama

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In its fourth straight live program since returning to air after the writers strike, "Saturday Night Live" is once again shaking up the political race...

SNL Notices Petraeus, Mocks Clinton's Iraq War Vote

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It's official: SNL loves politics, and loves being a player in the game. That's my impression from this week's cold open sending up the Petraeus heari...

Jon Stewart Awards Obama "Dick Move of the Week"

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Last night on "The Daily Show" host Jon Stewart unveiled a new feature: The "Dick Move of the Week" (presumably a recurring segment). "As the race we...

SNL Shows Blatant Anti-Spitzer Bias, Endorses Obama

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In its fourth straight live program since returning to air after the writers strike, "Saturday Night Live" is once again shaking up the political race...

SNL's Non-Black Obama Wears Honeyface, Not Blackface

New York Magazine | Bennett Marcus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Lorne Michaels took some heat for picking Venezuelan-Japanese cast member Fred Armisen to play Barack Obama when Saturday Night Live returned to the a...