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With less than two years left in his presidency, President Obama has been less scripted and appears less confined by politics.
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June 29, 2015 With no elections left to run, President Obama appears to be acting on his joke from earlier this year about having a to-do list that, well, rhymes with "bucket."
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President Obama during his speech at the White House Correspondents' Association dinner in Washington, D.C., Saturday night.
April 26, 2015 Every year, the president sits down for dinner with Washington reporters and delivers a standup routine. From his "bucket list" to Hillary Clinton, here's what he came up with this year.
Obama has two ferns brought to the podium as a spoof of his appearance on "Between Two Ferns" for his standup at the White House Correspondents' Association dinner.
May 4, 2014 The president's punchlines spared no one, least of all himself, at the annual schmooze fest for political bigwigs and Hollywood A-listers.
President Obama joked at the White House Correspondents' Dinner that he had experimented with bangs to liven up his second term, stealing a fashion tip from the first lady, Michelle Obama.
April 28, 2013 For one night, President Obama joined members of the media in making fun of themselves and each other, as Washington's players in politics and journalism gathered for the 2013 White House Correspondents' Dinner. Comedian Conan O'Brien was the headline speaker.
May 3, 2010 Some thoughts on the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner.
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