White House Correspondents' Dinner
April 27th, 2013
06:20 PM ET
1 year ago

White House Correspondents' Dinner

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(CNN) - It's the biggest dinner inside the Beltway where the president, journalists and Hollywood celebrities gather in Washington for an evening of socializing and typically lighthearted speeches. Along with President Obama, the event headliner is talk show host Conan O'Brien.

See below for an inside look at the event through social media posts from attendees on CNN's Storify.

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soundoff (27 Responses)
  1. norma jean

    Was it only last year that the president had so much fun at Donald Trumps expense???? "The Donald" had it coming and it sure rang his belll l!!!!! LOVED EVERY MINUTE!!!!

    April 27, 2013 06:42 pm at 6:42 pm |
  2. gsc

    I would LOVE to watch this, but CNN seems to think replaying and replaying the same thing over and over and over. I am so fed up with CNN lately.

    April 27, 2013 07:28 pm at 7:28 pm |
  3. Woman In California

    Personally, I find these dinners tasteless (and sometimes over the line), but to those who like, watch and enjoy them enjoy yourselves.

    April 27, 2013 08:00 pm at 8:00 pm |
  4. Earls

    So how much is this costing Main Street America. I wonder which Americans have the lowest opinion of–the media or the Washington politicians?

    April 27, 2013 09:40 pm at 9:40 pm |
  5. Lin

    This film is stupid. I would have preferred to see the real life talk from the correspondents dinner. The average person would rather hear the speech about that you interrupted concerning what the White House Correspondents Assn does. YOu intererrupted when they were talking about their rights such as a place for breast feeding their babies. This is more interesting to the people at large. We are not interested in the CNN anchors yabbering. If we are watching CNN this evening, we want to watch the White House Correspondents dinner, not you self important CNN anchors.

    April 27, 2013 10:07 pm at 10:07 pm |
  6. Ray Lepage

    Was looking forward to watching the correspondents dinner
    Way too much of your own people in the lead up AND after the event started
    It would have been great to see the introductions

    April 27, 2013 10:13 pm at 10:13 pm |
  7. Grant

    I watched maybe 5 mins of it... and decided, why do I want to see a fraud mocking the American people in a severe time as this?. I did notice quite a few Illuminati memebers in good standing in the crowd.

    Yuk it up, enjoy it while you can.

    April 27, 2013 10:34 pm at 10:34 pm |
  8. Winston

    Wow. Record unemployment, a disastrous attempt at healthcare reform, another terrorist attack and more Americans suffering than any era since the Great Depression, and the celebrities, media and their beloved President yuk it up. How much more self-congratulations and idiocy can we tolerate?

    April 27, 2013 10:42 pm at 10:42 pm |
  9. Jon

    Nice to know with the money issues we have that rich people can get together and party

    April 27, 2013 10:50 pm at 10:50 pm |
  10. Lin

    Again, when they start to speak about serious matters after Conan, you cut the talk off. Ridiculous.

    April 27, 2013 11:05 pm at 11:05 pm |
  11. mr sensitive

    was this article just randomly thrown at us? kind of meanders without going anywhere

    April 27, 2013 11:16 pm at 11:16 pm |
  12. localhost

    cnn sent someone with an iPhone 3 to take pictures?
    Did anyone guess that was Sharon Stone before reading the caption?

    April 27, 2013 11:25 pm at 11:25 pm |
  13. Independence decade

    Is it time to end this institution, for the sale of the Republic?

    April 27, 2013 11:43 pm at 11:43 pm |
  14. Jon

    What a giant waste of money. Why regular people are so obsessed with the over indulgence of super rich people is beyond me.

    April 27, 2013 11:45 pm at 11:45 pm |
  15. Jim Johnson

    Dear CNN, please do not call a live tweeting a story and put it on your front page. Some of us still come here to read the news stories and really don't feel like wading through unedited blabber.

    April 28, 2013 12:08 am at 12:08 am |
  16. goodness

    America is done for.................obama has destroyed which was once great............

    April 28, 2013 12:12 am at 12:12 am |
  17. BK

    "Nerd" Prom.... You Keep Using That Word... I Do Not Think It Means What You Think It Means.

    April 28, 2013 06:45 am at 6:45 am |
  18. Ray E. (Georgia)

    Ok, Humm,
    Have you ever Googled NEVER GOT A DINNER by Red Buttons. Go take a look. If the Nation wasn't in such Dire Straights this would be more in Vogue. But it reminds me of Nero. Tomorrow it is back to the Salt Mines for those that have a job, the unemployment lins for those still looking.

    April 28, 2013 10:19 am at 10:19 am |
  19. Marita Donalds

    Personally, I thought the video-clip with him wearing 'bangs' was pretty funny! With all the horrific events of late, it feels good to find SOMETHING amusing! It made me laugh, + I needed that!

    April 28, 2013 10:48 am at 10:48 am |
  20. Ed

    He gave less than friendly 'jokes' for Conservatives, He received friendly 'jokes' from his Liberal friends.

    April 28, 2013 11:20 am at 11:20 am |
  21. Phil

    Again I say "Who cares." Is this so offensive that CNN felt that it had to be deleted? Typical CNN - only publishes what it wants and not the cross section of America.

    April 28, 2013 11:50 am at 11:50 am |
  22. NB123

    Yuck it up boys and girls, things are real funny now. I especially like the fact that our rights are being taken away and our constitution is being trashed while millions of law breaking illegals are sucking this nation dry. Yuck it up boys, you make me sick.

    April 28, 2013 12:09 pm at 12:09 pm |
  23. nintex

    That our President is confident enough to poke fun at himself says a lot about him. I loved the Republican jokes – it's about time we got to laugh at some of the crap they put out about the President. I'm sure the there was a writer for those jokes, but President Obama has the timing and delivery down – he's hilarious. Those knocking the President in their posts here either don't have any sense of humor, or else just don't get the jokes. Lighten up, righties.

    April 28, 2013 01:06 pm at 1:06 pm |
  24. Tom

    Keep up all your negative, tear America apart comments all you hate-filled idiots; you're only proving the Presidents "everyone is so cynical now" remarks to be spot-on accurate!! Losers all!!

    April 28, 2013 01:26 pm at 1:26 pm |
  25. Fireplug

    "Let them eat cake"..........Marie Antoinette.............History DOES repeat itself......................anybody out there worried to the point of being physically ill about paying their bills this week? Of course not, everybody nationwide is spending today chuckling at the jokes from last night's rich. Sad commentary on our country today....................sad.

    April 28, 2013 01:51 pm at 1:51 pm |
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