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Hollywood crowds out Washington at many WHCD parties

The stars that once decorated the White House Correspondents’ dinner now dominate it, and the free-form mingle has been velvet-roped into submission.

attends the Bloomberg & Vanity Fair cocktail reception following the 2011 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the residence of the French Ambassador on April 30, 2011 in Washington, DC.

White House correspondents’ dinner brings out D.C.’s celebrity gawkers

The weekend of the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner raises the fault lines of insideriness to the surface.

attends the Bloomberg & Vanity Fair cocktail reception following the 2011 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner at the residence of the French Ambassador on April 30, 2011 in Washington, DC.

Politicians, stars mingle at ‘prom’

Obama self-deprecated, referencing his flagging poll numbers and running a medley clip of his own speech flubs, and dinged a host of GOP stalwarts.

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Celebrities, media moguls grace the red carpet

PHOTOS | Plenty of stars turned out for the correspondents’ dinner, including actress Mila Kunis, Olympian Shaun White and even TV personality Donald Trump.

Actor Sean Penn arrives for the White House Correspondents' Association (WHCA) dinner in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Saturday, Aprill 30, 2011. The dinner raises money for WHCA scholarships and honors the recipients of the organization's journalism awards. Photographer: Joshua Roberts/Bloomberg *** Local Caption *** Sean Penn

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Obama's White House Correspondents' Dinner speech

Obama's White House Correspondents' Dinner speech

President Barack Obama made jokes about his birth, teleprompters and Donald Trump during his remarks at the White House Correspondents' Dinner speech.
Seth Meyers mocks Trump, Biden at press dinner

Seth Meyers mocks Trump, Biden at press dinner

During his speech at the White House Correspondents' Dinner, Saturday Night Live's Seth Meyers took several digs at Donald Trump, who was seated in the audience.
Celebrities arrive at the White House Correspondents' Dinner

Celebrities arrive at the White House Correspondents' Dinner

Fred Armisen, Bob Schieffer and Jeremy Piven were among the famous faces at this year's White House Correspondents' Dinner.
Who's seated at the President's table?

Who's seated at the President's table?

Several attendees of the White House Correspondents' Dinner were lucky enough to sit with the President and First Lady at the gathering.
Dan Balz awarded at White House Correspondents’ Dinner

Dan Balz awarded at White House Correspondents’ Dinner

The Washington Post's Dan Balz was given the Merriman Smith Award for presidential coverage under deadline pressure at this year's White House Correspondents’ Dinner.
Leno, Obama jockey for laughs at annual dinner

Leno, Obama jockey for laughs at annual dinner

Jay Leno can tease the president all he wants, but Obama is offering some barbs of his own. Both men are attending the White House Correspondents' Association dinner, the annual black-tie dinner in Washington.
Leno trades quips with Obama at annual dinner

Leno trades quips with Obama at annual dinner

Comedian Jay Leno traded quips with President Obama at the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner. Leno poked fun at the president, Republicans, and the political culture of Washington. (May 1)

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Transcript: Post-party recap

Amy Argetsinger, Roxanne Roberts and Dan Zak dished about the Correspondents’ Dinner.

White House Corresondent's Dinner: Rites of Passage

The occasion was formal introduction into a world where one must stand out like a duchess.

Seth Meyers: Vote for his best joke at the White House Correspondents’ dinner

The SNL star took more than a few pot shots at Donald Trump and a couple at how much the president has aged. Which znger was his best?