Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., left, gets a hug from House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., during the Washington Press Club Foundation's Congressional Dinner. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
In light of the 74th Annual Congressional Dinner, Political Theater talks to Washington Post humor columnist Alexandra Petri about when satire works and when it doesn't. Warning: we have politicians telling jokes.
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