Remember when media elitists like Joe Scarborough mocked George W. Bush as an idiot because he was incurious? What would "Morning Joe" say about New York Times columnist Frank Bruni? The former White House correspondent in the Bush years wrote a column called "Trumping on Eggshells," explaining how he just cannot have discussions with people who may be voting for Trump.
In May 2011, reporters swarmed Donald Trump as he exited the Hyatt in Washington, DC, after the White House Correspondents' Dinner. Many wanted a response from Trump, who had just watched President Barack Obama deliver jokes that night...Show More Summary
How and when black people use the N-word has been a point of contention forever, as we saw most recently with Larry Wilmore at the 2016 White House Correspondents' Dinner. Oprah is notoriously not a fan, to the point where she doesn't allow anyone to use the word in her ... More »
Earlier today, a veteran White House correspondent laid out his version of how Obama "gets away with it" in a news cycle when everyone's attention should be glued to the economic failures of the lame duck president. One thing he forgot...Show More Summary
Authored by Richard Benedetto, a retired USA Today White House correspondent and columnist, who teaches politics and journalism at American University and in the Fund for American Studies program at George Mason University. Originally...Show More Summary
The White House has just thrown some deep shade in response to a Wall Street Journal op-ed that suggests that the administration’s recent decision directing schools to allow trans kids to use the bathroom that corresponds with their gender identity is rooted in a “preoccupation with sex.” The Washington Times was on hand to get the response from White House [...]
The Young Turks' Cenk Uygur has good reason to believe Wilmore has been blacklisted. At the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, Larry Wilmore roasted everyone in the press—particularly CNN. “In fact, the room was very uncomfortable because...Show More Summary
Daniel R. DePetris Politics, United States Raking the president's most important adviser over the coals won't make things better. For the reporters and correspondents who cover defense policy on Capitol Hill, the House Armed Services Committee markup of the National Defense Authorization Act is a dreaded all-day affair. Show More Summary
If you watched the White House Correspondents Dinner this year you saw a constant theme: Poking fun at CNN. There were jokes that caused Don Lemon to give comedian Larry Wilmore the finger and President Barack Obama talking about transitions, like the one Jake Tapper had to make when he “left...
CANNES — Not content with stealing the show at the “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” press tour and last month’s White House Correspondents Dinner, Carrie Fisher’s French bulldog Gary Fisher took Cannes by storm on Saturday night, patiently posing for the paparazzi on the red carpet before the world premiere of “Bright Lights: Starring Carrie […]
Last year, President Obama delivered his speech at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner with his “anger translator,” who interjected punchy insults between the president’s staid remarks. The routine culminated with Obama growing so agitated discussing climate change — “Miami floods on a sunny day, and instead of doing anything about ... More »
It seems that just about nobody in music is behind North Carolina’s House Bill 2, the discriminatory bathroom bill that forces trans people to use the bathrooms corresponding to the genders listen on their birth certificates. And people in music are finding different ways to protest it, whether it be canceling shows or issuing statements. […]
The prime minister of Denmark, Lars Løkke Rasmussen, got the biggest laughs of the evening at the Nordic state dinner Friday, prompting President Obama to declare that they’d found the host of next year’s White House correspondents’ dinner. “The first time you invited me into the Oval Office, Mr. President, you said that Denmark is punching above […]
Mark Landler, author of “Alter Ego” and White House correspondent for The New York Times, examines Hillary Clinton’s unique approach to foreign policy.
Earlier this week, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch denounced North Carolina's transphobic bathroom law, which requires individuals to use only the bathroom that corresponds with the gender on their birth certificate. "We stand with you," she told the country's transgender community. "And we will do everything we can to protect ... More »
During Monday’s briefing, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest admitted that the Obama administration lied about the Iranian Nuclear Deal. He is such a clown: Fox News’ White House correspondent
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
Lawmakers from the lower house of the French parliament on Thursday rejected a proposal of the right-wing opposition to issue a no-confidence vote against the government of Manuel Valls, a RIA Novosti correspondent reported.
Police in several major North Carolina cities told NPR they will not penalize nor arrest a trans person for using the bathroom that corresponds with their gender identity.
The president used his last White House Correspondence dinner to do something that some saw coming but the majority did not. Towards the end of his speech, he pulled a copycat trick out of his "sleeves." In his parting words, he "stole"...Show More Summary