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Bernie in Bush-Obama America: A Movement or a Candidate?

Barack Obama poked good humor at some of those extreme conservative perceptions of his presidency at the White House Correspondents Dinner last month. In doing so, he threw a bit of the spotlight on Bernie Sanders. "I like Bernie. Bernie's an interesting guy. Show More Summary

Update: Killer Mike Can't Run for Georgia State Representative

Photo of Killer Mike before the White House Correspondents' Dinner via Instagram UPDATE: Mike has shared an update. "I can't run," he says. "Unfortunately, they're not gonna let it work." Apparently, in order to actually get elected, he'd have to officially enter the race as a "write in" instead of just having people write his name in. Show More Summary

Killer Mike Running for Georgia State Representative

Photo of Killer Mike before the White House Correspondents' Dinner via Instagram During his appearances on "Real Time With Bill Maher" and CNN, at his university lectures, in his writing, and in his lyrics, Killer Mike has made a strong case for himself as a political force. Show More Summary

See Michelle Obama’s Best Outfits of 2015 So Far

Whether attending the White House Correspondents' Dinner or traveling to India, Michelle Obama always makes sure she's a First Lady in style

Correspondents' Course

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Snopes

Rumor: Photograph shows Michelle Obama texting at the White House Correspondents' Dinner while other guests have their hands over their hearts.

Ditching Washington’s Red Carpet

Pamela Anderson on the White House Correspondents Dinner Red Carpet by angela n. is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. George Washington famously and understandably despised and avoided the airs of royalty, and would have none of them during his presidency. Show More Summary

Politics as Performance: From Obama's Luther to Huckabee's Christ

Listen to this companion podcast on SiriusXM POTUS 124. As the White House Correspondents' Dinner reliably demonstrates, performance is the new politics. By tapping comedy, drama and other forms of storytelling influencers can access...Show More Summary

Keegan-Michael Key Reveals Obama’s One Rule for WHCD Anger Translator Bit

2 months agoNews : Mediaite

Keegan-Michael Key of Comedy Central's Key & Peele has stayed pretty quiet about how his surprise appearance as President Barack Obama's "Anger Translator" at this year's White House Correspondents' Dinner came together. But TMZ caught up with the comedian over the weekend and got him to spill some details.

Killer Mike Baltimore Op-Ed: 'I've Watched Geraldo Rivera And Wolf Blitzer Pander To The Audiences Of Oppression'

When I first heard I’d been invited to the White House CorrespondentsDinner, I thought my publicist had gone insane. Surely it must be a mistake, but it was real. When they said I couldn’t bring my wife, I said, “I ain’t going.” But...Show More Summary

Watch Obama rehearse that “anger translator” sketch with Keegan-Michael Key

2 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

One of the best moments of this year’s White House Correspondents' Dinner was a bit involving President Obama and his “anger translator,” Luther Read the rest

Watch Keegan Michael Key rehearse his Luther “Anger Translator” with President Barack Obama inside the White House

2 months agoHumor : The Comic's Comic

In case you missed it last week, President Barack Obama surprised the White House Correspondents' Dinner by bringing out his "anger translator," Luther -- aka comedian Keegan-Michael Key, who portrays the character as a recurring bit in Comedy Central's Key & Peele. The White House released footage over the weekend of Obama and Key rehearsing […]

The White House Correspondents' Dinner: America's political saturnalia

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

President Obama and his "anger translator" Keegan-Michael Key, disrupting the social order. Ancient Roman society had a special holiday each December called Saturnalia. Part Halloween, part Mardi Gras, and part April Fools, this holiday...Show More Summary

Week In Review: A State Dinner, An Anger Translator, and Books for Millions More Kids

From a humorous night at the White House Correspondence Dinner to a beautiful arrival ceremony and state dinner for the Prime Minister and First Lady of Japan, this was a busy week at the White House. President Obama attended his sixth...Show More Summary

Read Killer Mike’s Op-Ed About Baltimore

2 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

On Saturday night, Killer Mike was a guest at the White House Correspondents Dinner. At the same time that was happening, an hour’s drive north, shit was just starting to break loose in Baltimore. Mike didn’t learn about the riots in the wake of Freddie Grey’s murder until he was leaving the dinner. And in […]

West Wing Week: 05/01/2015 or, “I Think That Works!”

This week, the President hosted the Japanese Prime Minister, joked around at the White House CorrespondentsDinner, sat down for an interview with the Wall Street Journal, visited the Lincoln Memorial, took a walk with the 2015 National Teacher of the Year, and participated in a “virtual field trip.” That’s April 24th to April 30th or, “I Think That Works!” read more

Best-Dressed Men of the Week: Jesse Tyler Ferguson & Justin Mikita

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Out.com

The power couple looks lovingly dandy at the White House Correspondents Dinner.

Michelle Obama's Curly Hair And More Celebrity Beauty Looks We Loved This Week

2 months agoNews : Huffington Post

We here at The Huffington Post are still in awe of the Zac Posen dress Michelle Obama wore to the 2015 White House Correspondents' Dinner. What really made the first lady's sparkly ensemble shine was her shiny, curly hairdo. We haven't...Show More Summary

How Mainstream Media Fiddled While Baltimore Burned and Got It Wrong When They Showed Up

On Saturday, the elite of America's mainstream media establishment gathered for the annual White House Correspondents Dinner. It was a gala affair. Top news professionals mingled with politicians, celebrities and executives in immaculate suits and dresses. Show More Summary

Jon Stewart Blasts The Nerd Prom a.k.a. the White House CorrespondentsDinner (Video)

2 months agoHumor : Laughspin

Love him or hate him, you have to respect Jon Stewart. The stand-up comedian turned late night voice for a political generation is known for calling out news organizations, political leaders and celebrities on Comedy Central's The Daily Show. Show More Summary

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