Barack Obama at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner + Wanda Sykes

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Updated: Here’s the transcript.

on May 9, 2009

President Obama was the keynote speaker at the 2009 White House Correspondents’ Dinner. Presidents traditionally poke fun at themselves, their administration and the journalists who cover Washington.

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Wanda Sykes at White House Correspondents’ Dinner

on May 9, 2009

Comedienne Wanda Sykes was the entertainment headliner at the 2009 White House Correspondents’ Dinner. Her stand-up routine referenced Presidents Obama and Bush, Rush Limbaugh, Dick Cheney and other contemporary political figures.

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