• WINNER'S CIRCLE photo | Ellen DeGeneres

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Published: Tuesday October 23, 2012 06:00 AM EDT

2012

WINNER'S CIRCLE

With wife Portia de Rossi by her side, funny girl Ellen DeGeneres relishes a round of applause on Monday in Washington, D.C., where the comedienne was honored with the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.