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US President Barack Obama speaks at the annual White House Correspondent's Association Gala at the Washington Hilton hotel May 3, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Olivier Douliery/Pool/Getty)

Obama's best jokes from the White House Correspondents' Dinner

04/24/15 03:37PM

One night a year, the president gets to publicly poke a little fun at himself, the media and other politicians. As President Obama gears up for his second-to-last White House Correspondents' Dinner appearance on Saturday, take a look back at some of his best zingers over the years. ... read more

President Barack Obama rubs his head as he laughs at a joke during the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington May 3, 2014.

Show us what you know about the White House Correspondents' Dinner ... go!

04/23/15 08:00PM

The White House Correspondents’ Dinner, known to Washington insiders as the “Nerd Prom” and mostly unknown those outside politics and the press, brings together journalists, celebrities and lawmakers, as well as the president of the United States. They all gather for one night each spring to poke a little fun at the presidency and the press —... read more

White House Deputy Chief of Staff Karl Rove performs with comedians Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood, not in picture, at the White House Correspondents Dinner, March 28, 2007. (Photo by Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP)

White House Correspondents' Dinner through the years

05/01/14 06:09PM

The White House Correspondents' Dinner, fondly known as Nerd Prom, is an annual gala for Washington journalists, celebrities, government officials, and the President and First Lady of the United States. Typically, a comedian takes the stage and roasts the sitting president. Past hosts include Stephen Colbert, Wanda Sykes, and Jay Leno. On... read more

Photos from Washington's premier social event of the year

04/26/15 12:23PM

The White House Correspondents Association annual dinner, dubbed the capital’s “Nerd Prom” or “Washington’s Oscars” is a source of love, criticism, anxiety, festivity, and selfies for the denizens of Washington’s political world. Journalists, congressional staffers, administration officials, lobbyists, and strategists get to rub elbows with... read more

Presidents' best WHCD lines through history

The presidents' best WHCD lines through history

04/24/15 05:24PM

From Bill Clinton's bad jokes, to Barack Obama's timely jabs, to Ronald Reagan's digs at the press, watch presidents in recent history recite some particularly memorable lines at the White House Correspondents' Dinner watch

Looking ahead to Nerd Prom

Looking ahead to Nerd Prom

04/24/15 03:45PM

The countdown has begun for what is usually one of the president’s most discussed speeches. MSNBC’s Ari Melber and Abby Huntsman spoke to SNL’s Darrell Hamon, msnbc’s Chris Matthews, and some speechwriters about what to expect. watch

Cecily Strong preps jokes for WHCD

Cecily Strong preps jokes for WHCD

04/24/15 10:35AM

Will Rabbe, a producer for msnbc’s “Hardball,” shares interesting tidbits that he learned about SNL’s Cecily Strong, the host of this year’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner. watch