Vice President Biden, first lady Michelle ObamaMichelle ObamaOvernight Tech: Facebook's Sandberg comes to Washington | Senate faces new surveillance fight | Warren enters privacy debate Michelle Obama signs up for Snapchat Michelle Obama: 'It's time for us to come together' MORE, Speaker John BoehnerJohn BoehnerCameras go dark during House Democrats' sit-in Rubio flies with Obama on Air Force One to Orlando Juan Williams: The capitulation of Paul Ryan MORE (R-Ohio) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) came together with Julia Louis-Dreyfus in her role as fictional vice president Selina Meyer for a comedy video at this year's White House Correspondents' Association dinner.
Speaker Boehner, for his part, was seen saying that he would not attend the dinner because there were "important things going on here in the Capitol" – and then turning to watch a panda video.
The video immediately preceded President Obama's speech, which he opened with a self-deprecating and sarcastic remark about his "stellar" 2013.
But he soon turned toward somewhat more edgy material with a joke at the expense of rancher Cliven Bundy. Referencing Bundy's remark that, "I want to tell you one more thing I know about the Negro," Obama said he had a "tip" that if you start sentences that way, people "don't really need to hear the rest."