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  • Celebrity Commencement Speeches: Tom Hanks, Michelle Obama, More (Video)

    Posted May 28th 2011 at 10:36 AM by Christine Fenno

    Thousands of college graduates at 2011 commencement ceremonies this spring have enjoyed inspiring oratories by the likes of Denzel Washington, former president Bill Clinton, Stevie Wonder and both President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. In a compilation video, CBS News has mashed up the best of the heartfelt pep talks that celebrities have given to the cap-and-gown crowd. (One qui...

  • Watch President Obama Roast Donald Trump in D.C.

    Posted May 1st 2011 at 08:25 AM by Christine Fenno

    One the most (deliberately) entertaining nights of the year in Washington D.C., the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner, took place Saturday. 'SNL' star Seth Meyers hosted, but our nation's chief executive stole the show. This year, President Obama took the mic for some comedy aimed squarely at one of the dinner guests in the room: Donald Trump. The president didn't waste t...

  • Jon Stewart Calls President Obama's Efforts 'Timid' on 'The Daily Show'

    Posted Oct 28th 2010 at 06:20 AM by AOL TV Editors

    President Barack Obama made a historic appearance on 'The Daily Show With Jon Stewart,' and although you may think that Stewart's politics would make the interview easy -- the host was plenty tough on the commander in chief. When Obama ran for the presidency, his slogan was "YES WE CAN!" Criticizing Obama's term in office, Stewart offered a replacement slogan: "Yes we can, given certain conditi...

  • Mel Gibson Takes on Obama in a War of the Words

    Posted Jan 29th 2010 at 05:10 PM by PopEater Staff

    Whether it's throwing game at his arresting officer or speaking out publicly against feminism, Mel Gibson is not a man to mince words. This time, the actor is voicing his opinion on President Barack Obama, saying that the politician is not capable of providing America the type of assistance the country needs. At the premiere of his latest film, 'Edge of Darkness' on Tuesday, the actor gave his ...

  • The POTUS Gets Laughs on 'Letterman'

    Posted Sep 22nd 2009 at 06:28 AM by PopEater / Wire Services

    Not only did President Barack Obama's visit to 'Late Night With David Letterman' mark the first time a sitting president had appeared on the show, it was also the first time Letterman was upstaged by a politician. Despite some fairly thorny topics of conversation, President Obama managed to draw laughter from the audience. When asked whether some of the vitriolic reaction to his health care pla...

  • Great Moments in Late Night Politics

    Posted Sep 21st 2009 at 04:00 PM by PopEater Staff

    Like him or not, it's no secret that Barack Obama is one telegenic cat. Given the amount of political soap to sell and the politicians who need to sell it, it shouldn't be a surprise that Obama has been on 'The Late Show with David Letterman' five times. But Monday night's episode is a big deal because it is the first time in 'Late Show' history that a sitting president will be a guest. Yep, Presi...


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