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From Colbert to McHale: Watch the Last 9 Nerd Prom Speeches

This Saturday night, April 25, Saturday Night Live’s Cecily Strong will serve as host for the annual White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner (or “Nerd Prom”), a tradition that dates all the way back to 1944. The lineup of comedians who have performed over the last several years reads like a who’s who of late night, with the only major name missing being The Tonight Show’s Jimmy Fallon.

Mediaite will be covering the event live, but before then, here’s a look back at the last nine comedians who bravely took the stage next to the president and delivered their best political material to the Washington media and the world.

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[Note: This post has been updated and originally appeared last year.]

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