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Cecily Strong Will Headline White House Correspondents' Dinner

LOS ANGELES ( - Cecily Strong of "Saturday Night Live" will be the entertainer at the next White House Correspondents' Assn. dinner on April 25. Christi Parsons, president of the WHCA, said that Strong's "political humor is sly and edgy. Cecily grew up in suburban Oak Park, Ill. and got her start in Chicago's comedy scene with stints at iO and Second City." Strong will be the fourth woman to be the featured entertainer at the event, which is known as a demanding gig in part because of the scrutiny as she will be following remarks by President Obama. Strong's father, Bill Strong, served as Associated Press bureau chief in the Illinois...