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WH Correspondents: Trump Cannot ‘Disown the Principles of the First Amendment’

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The White House Correspondents Association has released a statement responding to Donald Trump's decision to revoke the Washington Post's press credentials, blasting the presumptive GOP nominee for attempting to "disown the principles of the First Amendment."

The Latest: Ryan says Muslim ban not in nation's interest

Speaker Paul Ryan says a ban on Muslims entering the United States — as presidential nominee Donald Trump proposes — is not in the nation's interest. The White House Correspondents' Association says it stands with the Washington Post...Show More Summary

The White House Correspondents Association Dinner: How Do They Keep Their Food Down?

As a physician who has spent my career in academia doing biomedical research and taking care of patients, I don't have much time to watch television. However, I regarded the eighth Obama White House Correspondents Association dinnerShow More Summary

Bozell & Graham Column: The Night Obama Crushed the Comedian

The White House Correspondents Association throws an enormous annual dinner that’s a pillar of the Washington power-elite scene. This year they picked Stephen Colbert’s Comedy Central replacement, Larry Wilmore. He was seriously unfunny, and he knew it. Show More Summary

Watch W. Kamau Bell take a shot at Larry Wilmore on 'The Late Show'

Count comedian W. Kamau Bell among those who didn't appreciate Larry Wilmore's remarks last week at the White House Correspondents' Association dinner, but not because he used a racial slur. "I didn't appreciate all the CNN jokes. That's my new network. He said he remembers when CNN used to be...

President Obama Surprised by Larry Wilmore’s N-Word

The White House was blindsided by comedian Larry Wilmore's decision to use the N-word at the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner Saturday night, but White House press secretary Josh Earnest told reporters Monday that the president "appreciated the spirit of the sentiments that Mr. Show More Summary

Larry Wilmore's Use of the 'N-Word' Highlights Tension Barack Obama, All African-Americans Feel

Naeemah Clark, Elon University This spring, over 2,000 Washington insiders, journalists and Hollywood elite filtered into the ballroom of the Washington Hilton to attend the White House Correspondents' Association annual dinner. The first comedian to perform for the group was Mark Russell in 1983. Show More Summary

Here’s why JC Chasez is always at the White House CorrespondentsAssociation dinner

Every year, the White House correspondents’ dinner draws more than a few “huh?” guests — those of-the-moment scene stealers whose presence at the black-tie affair is meant to draw eyeballs and make headlines. Remember when Sanjaya showed up? Do you even remember who Sanjaya is? Kim Kardashian (before she broke the Internet)? And JC Chasez? But […]

10 Best Zingers from Obama's Final White House Correspondents Dinner

If 2015 marked the "fourth quarter" of Obama's presidency — as mentioned at last year's White House Correspondents Association dinner — then 2016 finds him casually tacking on field goals as the clock runs out. Onstage at the annual roast of Washington and its press corps, the president was loose, funny,...

Larry Wilmore’s use of the N-word highlights a tension that all African-Americans feel

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This spring, over 2,000 Washington insiders, journalists and Hollywood elite filtered into the ballroom of the Washington Hilton to attend the White House CorrespondentsAssociation annual dinner. The first comedian to perform for the group was Mark Russell in 1983. His political songs were...

For Public Figures, Being Black and “Being Black” Are Two Different Things

This spring, over 2,000 Washington insiders, journalists, and Hollywood elite filtered into the ballroom of the Washington Hilton to attend the White House CorrespondentsAssociation annual dinner. The first comedian to perform for the group was Mark Russell in 1983. Show More Summary

John Boehner Was ‘Enthusiastic’ About Obama Video, White House Says

White House officials said on Monday that Mr. Boehner was a good sport when they called to see if he would help produce a comedic video for the White House Correspondents' Association dinner.

White House Correspondents' Dinner News: Obama Takes on Trump as Reporters Engage in Brawl

On Saturday, the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner took its full swing as President Barack Obama aimed his final arrows at Donald Trump and two reporters raised a brief round of chaos during the afterparty.

Hot Photos – NeNe Leakes Attends The WHCA Dinner; Bethenny Frankel Meets Up With Eric Stonestreet, More

NeNe Leakes was invited to the White House CorrespondentsAssociation dinner – and she was front and center for the pre-parties, the after-parties and the dinner itself. We have all of wardrobe changes in the gallery below. Bethenny...Show More Summary

White House Defends Larry Wilmore’s Use of the N-Word While Addressing Obama at Correspondents’ Dinner 

The White House is defending late-night comedian Larry Wilmore's use of the n-word during his routine at the White House Correspondents' Association dinner over the weekend, saying that President Barack Obama "appreciated the spirit and the sentiments that Mr. Wilmore expressed," the Washington Post reports.

Watch Aretha Franklin Sing Prince’s ‘Purple Rain’ at the White House

Over the weekend, the stars were out in Washington, D.C., for the 102nd White House Correspondents' Association dinner, as well as for International Jazz Day.

White House press secretary defends Larry Wilmore’s use of the ‘n-word’ in addressing President Obama

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest defended comedian Larry Wilmore's use of the n-word and other racially-tinged epithets during the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner, saying the president "appreciated the spirit of Mr. Show More Summary

Why Larry Wilmore is not ‘my n – – – – – ‘

President Obama set a life goal for racial humor at the top of his customarily killer performance at the White House CorrespondentsAssociation Dinner. “I do apologize — I know I was a little late tonight,” Obama said to the 2,700 guests at the Washington Hilton. “I was running on C.P.T., which stands for ‘jokes […]

Fox News Wasted No Time Attacking Larry Wilmore And President Obama At WHCA Dinner

The applause at the White House Correspondents Association Dinner had not stopped before Fox News cut away to The Greg Gutfeld Show so they could start panning it. Comic Larry Wilmore got most of the criticism but they didn’t do a lot...Show More Summary

Mediator: Following Larry Wilmore Before His Big Night

Mr. Wilmore, the featured comedian at the White House CorrespondentsAssociation dinner, said his appearance was “one of those accidents of timing.”

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