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President Obama: Watch His White House Correspondents Dinner Speech

UPDATED 04/27/2013 at 09:00 PM EDT Originally published 04/27/2013 at 11:40 PM EDT



It's a Hollywood-Washington mash-up that always teeters on becoming a smash-up.

Conan O'Brien brought the late-night comedic chops as host of the White House Correspondents Dinner on Saturday night in Washington D.C.

But it was President Obama who got in the best zingers – much to the delight of the famous faces in the crowd.



"I just witnessed our President deliver the funniest speech I have ever heard," Tweeted Katy Perry.

Then O'Brien had his chance.

"Right now - Conan. Is killing it!!!" added Julia Louis-Dreyfus on Twitter.

It was definitely a star-studded night. Look among the tables of politicos for the likes of Sofia Vergara, Rebel Wilson, Connie Britton, Amy Poehler, Jessica Pare, Julie Bowen, Kerry Washington and Hayden Panettiere.

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