The woman who was allegedly caught texting during the national anthem at the White House Correspondent’s Dinner on Saturday night has been unveiled. Helena Andrews, who is a Washington Post columnist that writes for The Fix, took toShow More Summary
(John Hinderaker) There has been quite a bit of news coverage of this year’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner. Don’t ask me why. The annual lovefest between Democratic politicians and Democratic journalists hasn’t generated any actual news in a long time. Show More Summary
YouTube You can almost sense the glee Obama feels when he cuts loose and tells it like it is about climate change deniers like James Inhofe. Oh, it's all in fun, of course. Except it's deadly serious, and Obama isn't the only one who should be getting angry about it. For real....
This weekend, in addition to attending the White House Correspondents' Dinner, Killer Mike gave a lecture on race and politics at MIT. Watch video of a portion of his lecture and some select Q&A moments below, via Consequence of Sound. Show More Summary
"'Why is the Foundation — they narrowed it down, now they are going to take them from European countries and Canada. They got rid of some of the despot states.'"Chuck Todd, today, on "Meet the Press."
John Legend may have had the funniest line of all during the White House Correspondents’ Dinner. While Cecily Strong and Barack Obama were making jokes on stage, the “All Of Me” singer hilariously trolled New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick for checking out Legend’s wife, Chrissy Teigen. Belichick was one of the celebrities invited to […]
New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick and Seattle Seahawks star quarterback Russell Wilson were both in attendance at last night’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner. So was the incredibly lovely Chrissy Teigen. The result was this hilarious photo of the NFL coach and QB checking out the swimsuit model and co-host of Lip Sync Battle. […]
Members of Congress Ander Crenshaw (FL), Debbie Stabenow (MI) and Debbie Dingell (MI) met with celebrities Tim Daly, Constance Zimmer, Gabourey Sidibe among others to kick-off the White House Correspondence Dinner weekend festivities with a benefit dinner Supper Suite by STK, a local D.C. Show More Summary
The White House Correspondents' Assn. dinner, nicknamed the "nerd prom," had social media users buzzing over Cecily Strong's jokes, Keegan-Michael Key's "anger translator" bit and more.
Last night was the annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner (or if you prefer, “nerd prom"). Which is, as the president said in his remarks, “the...
When Hollywood types show up to the White House correspondents’ dinner, they’re often surprised to find hundreds of tables and a sea of 2,600 bodies. Perhaps they thought it might be a more intimate affair, chatting up the president, sharing a laugh with FLOTUS — not just squint at them on Jumbotrons from the cheap seats. […]
“Hold onto your lily white butts.” Six words that probably won’t find their way into a White House correspondents’ dinner laugh routine again. Not because they were too risque, but because they reached their comedic peak once hilariously uttered by comedian Keegan-Michael Key, playing the president’s “anger translator” at Saturday’s dinner. Show More Summary
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This is to be expected. During the playing of the National Anthem at the White House Correspondents Dinner, Washington Post gossip columnist Helena Andrews was caught by CNN busily texting. Shortly after President Barack Obama arrived on the stage for the annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner, the band began to play the National Anthem. Show More Summary
Post by Lisa Fogarty. Hours after finding out her ex-boyfriend and friend Dan Fredinburg died while hiking Mount Everest in the horrific avalanche caused by Nepal's devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake Saturday morning, actress Sophia Bush put on a brave face and attended the White House Correspondents' dinner. Show More Summary
Given all the red carpets and media scrums that surround the White House correspondents’ dinner, it’s strange that the biggest paparazzi drama happened at one of the weekend’s more dignified event. Leave it to Washington to turn a dry panel discussion into a scene. The Atlantic’s Saturday afternoon “editorial briefing” on veteran affairs was swarmed by police […]
President Obama gets a little help with his closing speech from his Anger Translator, the Key and Peele character Luther.Click To Continue Reading
A presidential election just getting into gear provided President Barack Obama plenty of new material to work with on the night he describes as Washington celebrating itself. Continue reading ? The post Watch: Obama cracks jokes at White House Correspondents’ dinner appeared first on PBS NewsHour.