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Is Obama’s 2011 White House correspondents’ dinner burn to blame for Trump’s campaign?

The annual White House CorrespondentsAssociation dinner can claim credit for so many things: It has produced marriages (including that of actors Sofia Vergara and Joe Manganiello, who met cute at the 2014 dinner), Hollywood casting coups (comedian Joel McHale won a spot on the new “X-Files” because of his performance emceeing the swank soiree) — not to mention […]

Comedian Larry Wilmore to host White House correspondents’ dinner

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

The White House CorrespondentsAssociation said Comedy Central late-night host Larry Wilmore would headline its annual April dinner, which is known for its playful ribbing of both politicians and the news media. The host of “The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore” will be the main...

Larry Wilmore will host Barack Obama’s final White House Correspondents’ Dinner

2 months agoHumor : The Comic's Comic

And for President Barack Obama's last laughs with the White House Correspondents Association, his featured keynote speaking partner will be...Larry Wilmore! The WHCA announced Wilmore will deliver the annual address at the White House Correspondents Dinner on April 30, 2016. Wilmore began hosting The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore on Comedy Central at the start […]

Larry Wilmore to Host White House Correspondents’ Dinner

Larry Wilmore, host of "The Nightly Show," will lead the dart-throwing at the annual dinner of the White House Correspondents' Association.

Larry Wilmore to Star at April White House Correspondents Dinner

Comedy Central comedian Larry Wilmore will be the featured entertainer at next year's White House Correspondents' Association dinner, the group announced.

‘Nightly Show’ host Larry Wilmore to headline final White House Correspondents’ dinner of Obama administration

Is it fair to say that “Nightly Show” host Larry Wilmore “landed” the gig hosting the White House CorrespondentsAssociation’s annual dinner? That implies that it’s a coveted gig, when really, it’s known as one of the toughest rooms a comedian can play to. Maybe “volunteered as a tribute” would be more accurate? Either way, […]

Larry Wilmore To Host 2016 White House Correspondents' Dinner

"Nightly Show" host Larry Wilmore will host the 2016 White House Correspondents' Association (WHCA) dinner next year, Carol Lee, the association's president, announced on Wednesday. .@larrywilmore will be the entertainer at the 2016Show More Summary

Conan O’Brien joining First Lady Michelle Obama on visit to U.S. military in Qatar, filming it for TBS

3 months agoHumor : The Comic's Comic

Conan O'Brien and First Lady Michelle Obama sported black-tie formal wear when O'Brien spoke at the 2013 White House Correspondents Association dinner. The next time they see each other, they'll just as likely don fatigues -- they're heading out next week to visit U.S. military stationed in Qatar at the Al Udeid Air Base! Their […]

Who was Drew Pearson? A Washington reporter with astonishing clout, diaries remind

5 months agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The New Yorker You only need spend ten minutes at the annual White House Correspondents Association to discern the permeability between journalists and those they cover. There’s a mutual desire to please that, especially in Washington, makes access a prized possession. Show More Summary

Trump and Obama: A Night to Remember

Once, and only once, in 2011, have I attended the annual White House CorrespondentsAssociation dinner in Washington, D.C., on the grounds, as I explained then, that Voltaire is said to have cited when he declined a second invitation to an orgy: once a philosopher, twice a pervert. Show More Summary

White House correspondents unveil proposals to loosen presidential press control

7 months agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

The White House CorrespondentsAssociation unveiled a set of “principles and practices” Saturday in search of “meaningful and consistent access to the President and his or her aides whenever and wherever they conduct the public’s business.” The...Show More Summary

Time Reporter Zeke Miller Obeys When Obama Says Put Cameras Down at Lunch Spot

s When they're not fawning over President Obama at their annual dinner, the White House Correspondents Association has protested the White House trying to limit any independent photography of its events. But even outside the White House,...Show More Summary

HUFFPOST HILL - Amtrak To Introduce New Disquiet Car For Poverty Gawking

9 months agoNews : Huffington Post

President Obama will make up for the poor optics of attending the White House Correspondents Association dinner while Baltimore burned by throwing a lavish state dinner tonight. Tomorrow’s Orioles-White Sox game at Camden Yards will be played in front of an empty stadium, which technically will make the Marlins the home team. Show More Summary

Brush With Greatness

I was at the White House Correspondence Association Dinner this weekend. As you can probably imagine, it is a fairly ridiculous affair, with celebrities, political celebrities, hangers on and one massive ballroom jammed so tight with tables that you literally have a hard time backing your seat out even to stand up. Show More Summary

Bill Belichick’s girlfriend doesn’t mind him ogling Chrissy Teigen

10 months agoSports : The Early Lead

Over the weekend, New England Patriots Coach Bill Belichick attended the White House CorrespondentsAssociation dinner and managed to make headlines for doing what people are supposed to do: ogling the attractive, provocatively clad supermodel Chrissy Teigen. The husband of the model, singer John Legend, busted him on Twitter with a sly Spygate reference. Spy […]

White House Correspondents Association Dinner: Who Was Funnier?

10 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

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EVERYTHING THAT IS WRONG WITH WASHINGTON: The White House Correspondents’ Dinner: “Everyone knows …

EVERYTHING THAT IS WRONG WITH WASHINGTON: The White House Correspondents’ Dinner: “Everyone knows the White House Correspondents Association dinner is broken. What started off decades ago as a stately formal celebration of the best of presidential reporting has morphed into a four-day orgy of everything people outside the Beltway hate about life inside the Beltway—now […]

Correspondents' dinner mixes big names in media, politics

Two secretaries of state, Tea Leoni and Madeleine Albright, arrived arm in arm as a wide mix of Hollywood and Washington players gathered for the national "Nerd Prom." The White House Correspondents' Association dinner has become a celebrity...Show More Summary

Watch Obama get really angry — and really funny — when he rants about climate change

In a joke-packed speech to the White House Correspondents' Association, Obama got so "angry" at climate deniers that he scared off his "anger translator."

Forget celebrity fashion: Here’s how normal guests dressed for correspondents’ dinner

Michelle Obama wore Zac Posen. Supermodel Chrissy Teigen wore Zuhair Murad. Actress Lucy Liu ware Naeem Khan. But ask “Who are you wearing?” of the typical guest mingling at the White House CorrespondentsAssociation pre-parties — the journalists, flacks, political staffers and spouses who probably don’t have an army of stylists at their disposal —  […]

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