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Behind the Greenbacks

A White House plan to force federal contractors to more fully report their political spending has outraged business leaders and Senate Republicans, setting the stage for a legal challenge.

Posted: Sunday, May 1, 2011 - 12:40pm

President Obama's Remarks at the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner

The president's remarks at the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner.

Posted: Sunday, May 1, 2011 - 12:40pm

McCain: U.S. Should 'Get Back in the Fight' in Libya

Only the U.S. has the assets to help, the Arizona Republican says. Also: Senate Budget Chairman Kent Conrad cites “enormous progress” but no timetable on a debt agreement, and House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan scales back his hopes for a debt plan.

Posted: Sunday, May 1, 2011 - 12:40pm

PICTURES: Inside 2011 White House Correspondents' Dinner

It's sometimes called the "Nerd Prom," but the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner has a few of the so-called cool kids, too. Take a look through some of the images from the 2011 installment of the dinner, which serves as Washington's answer to the Academy Awards.

 

 

Posted: Sunday, May 1, 2011 - 12:40pm

Reports: Qaddafi's Son Killed in NATO Air Strike

The son of Libyan leader Muammar el-Qaddafi was killed in a NATO air strike in Tripoli, according to media reports on Saturday.

Posted: Sunday, May 1, 2011 - 12:40pm

Obama, Meyers Take it to Trump at White House Correspondents' Association Dinner

The White House Correspondents' Association Dinner began in 1921, initially as a men-only event, but the association, pressured by President John F. Kennedy opened the event to women in 1962.

Posted: Sunday, May 1, 2011 - 12:40pm

Correspondents' Dinner Preview: Seth Meyers Doesn't See Much to Make Fun Of

As the White House Correspondents' Dinner approaches, bits of what might be talked about are coming out in dribs and drabs. NBC's David Gregory interviews emcee Seth Meyers, who, with a touch of sarcasm and a mention of Donald Trump and President Obama's birth certificate, says he doesn't see how anyone could make fun of the 2012 presidential field.

Posted: Sunday, May 1, 2011 - 12:40pm

Mitt Romney Makes 'Hang' Obama Gaffe During Unofficial 2012 Debut

The spotlight was on Mitt Romney yesterday at the Republican gathering in Manchester, New Hampshire, purportedly a summit on jobs and the economy, but also a showcase of five Republican presidential hopefuls, including Tim Pawlenty, Michele Bachmann, Rick Santorum, and Romney. Many interpreted the summit as Romney's unofficial debut as a 2012 candidate.

Posted: Sunday, May 1, 2011 - 12:40pm

Tweets from the 2011 White House Correspondents' Dinner

Follow along as politicians, celebrities and the media tweet about tonight's White House Correspondents' Dinner.

Posted: Sunday, May 1, 2011 - 12:40pm

The Trump Rule: His History of Sexism

Fresh off the allegations that Donald Trump's various "birther" and affirmative action conspiracies about President Obama were racist, now the spotlight is being shone on Trump's long history of sexist, if not downright sleazy, comments about women.

Posted: Sunday, May 1, 2011 - 12:40pm