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Obama Jokes

Bad News For Obama

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 10.05.2013 | Comedy

NEW YORK — President Barack Obama, the joke's on you. A study of gags by late-night comics during the first half of the year found an abrupt ch...

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 Burns CNN At WHCD

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 04.28.2013 | Media

President Obama zinged CNN, Fox News and MSNBC among others at the White House Correspondents' Dinner on Saturday, and praised the Boston Globe's cove...

Obama To Unleash Inner Funnyman

AP | Posted 05.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama had a ready excuse for anyone who didn't think he was funny enough at Saturday night's Gridiron dinner: "My ...

Lurking Beneath (But Not Very Far Beneath) the Surface at the Al Smith Dinner

Stanton Peele | Posted 12.23.2012 | Media
Stanton Peele

Some seemed to find the compliments and jokes Barack Obama and Mitt Romney threw at one another at the annual Al Smith Dinner to represent something like a heart-warming laying down of their campaign cudgels. I didn't find it so.

Amanda Terkel

WATCH: Obama Makes Terrible Joke During State Of The Union

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.24.2012 | Politics

Few would say that President Obama's State of the Union address was funny. But he did, at one point, try to make a joke: We've already announced o...

Obama's Ad Lib (WATCH)

Posted 06.25.2011 | Women

As an American - and as the daughter of a famous comedian - I have to say: I love having a president with a quick wit! -MT Don't Miss a...

Best Of 2010: JOKES

David Rees | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
David Rees

Professional funnymen had their hands full with the year's news stories and items of interest. But that's 2010 in a nutshell: The sum total of all events that occurred during it.

Obama's 9 Funniest Moments Since Taking Office (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

As part of HuffPost's One Year Later series, we here in the Comedy section have decided to judge the president on what's really important: His jokes. ...

Obama's Radio And TV Correspondents' Dinner Speech (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nick Sabloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

AP: President Barack Obama knows a little something about catching flies -- knowledge he says he's using to help win over groups in solving the nation...

The First 100 Days Of Obama Jokes (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

When President Obama took office media outlets and comedians alike wondered whether political comedy was dead. George W. Bush was bad for America in m...

Thrills! Laughs! It's the Barack Obama Variety Hour! Already?

Phil Bronstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Phil Bronstein

Remember all those analyses a few months ago wondering whether we'd ever be able to make fun of a president again in an Obama world? How fast the curtain goes up on the political stand-up stage.

Obama On Blagojevich Profanity: "I Won't Quote Back Some Of The Things That Were Said About Me" (VIDEO)

HuffPost/MSNBC | Dan Duray | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Though today's Obama press conference was supposed to be about health care, the press predictably asked a few questions about disgraced Illinois Gove...