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Washington gridlock butt of Obama jokes at White House correspondents' dinner

U.S. President Barack Obama makes a joke as he speaks during the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

U.S. President Barack Obama makes a joke as he speaks during the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

U.S. President Barack Obama makes a joke as he speaks during the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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U.S. President Barack Obama makes a joke as he speaks during the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

U.S. President Barack Obama makes a joke as he speaks during the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

U.S. President Barack Obama makes a joke as he speaks during the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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Joel McHale, star of the NBC series Community, speaks during the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Joel McHale, star of the NBC series Community, speaks during the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Joel McHale, star of the NBC series Community, speaks during the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama laughs during the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama laughs during the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama laughs during the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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U.S. President Barack Obama and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius gesture as they take part in a joke during the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

U.S. President Barack Obama and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius gesture as they take part in a joke during the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

U.S. President Barack Obama and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius gesture as they take part in a joke during the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) walks during the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) walks during the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) walks during the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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U.S. President Barack Obama (L) stands during the posting of colors at the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

U.S. President Barack Obama (L) stands during the posting of colors at the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

U.S. President Barack Obama (L) stands during the posting of colors at the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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Chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve Janet Yellen (2nd L) poses for a picture with a guest at the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington on May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve Janet Yellen (2nd L) poses for a picture with a guest at the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington on May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve Janet Yellen (2nd L) poses for a picture with a guest at the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington on May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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Colombian actress Sofia Vergara poses with a guest at the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Colombian actress Sofia Vergara poses with a guest at the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Colombian actress Sofia Vergara poses with a guest at the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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The cast of the television series "Veep" arrives on the red carpet at the annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington, May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

The cast of the television series "Veep" arrives on the red carpet at the annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington, May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

The cast of the television series "Veep" arrives on the red carpet at the annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington, May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama gives a thumbs up as she takes her seat at the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama gives a thumbs up as she takes her seat at the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama gives a thumbs up as she takes her seat at the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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Actress Sofia Vergara poses as she arrives on the red carpet at the annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington, May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Actress Sofia Vergara poses as she arrives on the red carpet at the annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington, May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Actress Sofia Vergara poses as she arrives on the red carpet at the annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington, May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Actress Sofia Vergara poses as she arrives on the red carpet at the annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington, May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Actress Sofia Vergara poses as she arrives on the red carpet at the annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington, May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Actress Sofia Vergara poses as she arrives on the red carpet at the annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington, May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Actors Jessica Simpson and Eric Johnson arrive on the red carpet at the annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington, May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Actors Jessica Simpson and Eric Johnson arrive on the red carpet at the annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington, May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Actors Jessica Simpson and Eric Johnson arrive on the red carpet at the annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington, May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama steps into the limousine as President Barack Obama and herself depart for the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner from the White House in Washington May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama steps into the limousine as President Barack Obama and herself depart for the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner from the White House in Washington May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama steps into the limousine as President Barack Obama and herself depart for the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner from the White House in Washington May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
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Actress Constance Zimmer arrives on the red carpet at the annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington, May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Actress Constance Zimmer arrives on the red carpet at the annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington, May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Actress Constance Zimmer arrives on the red carpet at the annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington, May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Actress Taylor Schilling (L) and actress Julianna Margulies and her husband Keith Lieberthal pose on the red carpet as they arrive at the annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington, May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Actress Taylor Schilling (L) and actress Julianna Margulies and her husband Keith Lieberthal pose on the red carpet as they arrive at the annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington, May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Actress Taylor Schilling (L) and actress Julianna Margulies and her husband Keith Lieberthal pose on the red carpet as they arrive at the annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington, May 3, 2014. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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