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White House Correspondents' Dinner red carpet

Updated 9:05 PM ET, Sat April 30, 2016
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Actress Kerry Washington attends the 102nd Annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, April 30. Larry Busacca/Getty Images
Arianna Huffington and DJ Khaled pose on the red carpet. The dinner is Washington's annual opportunity to pretend it's hip. Reporters mingle with Hollywood stars, top sports figures, business leaders, administration officials and lawmakers who normally avoid the press. Larry Busacca/Getty Images
Actors Scott Foley and Marika Dominczyk. The night is laced with humor and an address by the president. "It's a good thing for Washington to take itself down a peg for a night," said chief White House speechwriter Cody Keenan, who oversees the three-week-long process of putting the speech together. "There's nobody in America who would say 'hey, these politicians are poking fun at each other too much.' Because there's so much to make fun of!" Larry Busacca/Getty Images
NBA player John Wall and his mother Frances Pulley. Larry Busacca/Getty Images
Actor Will Smith. Larry Busacca/Getty Images
Model Kendall Jenner. Evan Agostini/Invision/AP
Television producer Shonda Rhimes. Larry Busacca/Getty Images
Actors Bryan Cranston and wife Robin Dearden. Larry Busacca/Getty Images
TV personality Omarose Onee Manigault (Omarosa). Larry Busacca/Getty Images
Actress Emma Watson at the Washington Hilton. Larry Busacca/Getty Images
Director Taylor Hackford and actress Helen Mirren. Larry Busacca/Getty Images
Tracee Ellis Ross and Anthony Anderson of "Black-ish." Evan Agostini/Invision/AP
Soccer goalkeeper Hope Solo. Larry Busacca/Getty Images
Singer Aretha Franklin. Larry Busacca/Getty Images
CBS co-host Gayle King. Larry Busacca/Getty Images
Actress Jaimie Alexander. Evan Agostini/Invision/Evan Agostini/Invision/AP