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An Evolution Of Comedians At The White House Correspondents' Dinner Since Obama Took Office

The White House Correspondents' Dinner is a tradition that has been in place since 1920.

The dinner is an annual event, and the recent growth of social media has emphasized its presence. Millions of people now watch highlights from the dinner on Youtube and other social media channels. One segment, in particular, tends to stand out above the rest and that is the moment when a special guest comedian takes the microphone.

Below we've listed the 7 comedians who have spoken at each White House Correspondents' Dinner since Barack Obama was elected President. It's pretty fascinating to see how each comedian has their own style:


2008:



2009:



2010:
 


2011:
 


2012:
 


2013:
 


2014: