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Politicians mingle with the Hollywood versions of themselves

  • Hollywood comes to Washington for the annual White House Correspondents Association dinner -- in the confab that's as glitzy as it ever gets in the nation's capital.

    "Saturday Night Live" star Cecily Strong will host and her remarks will come after the president's -- chances are good President Obama will be a hard act to follow with his roast of Washington's media elite.

    There will be parties and brunches all weekend surrounding the main event, a dinner attended by some 2,600 people. There will be abundant opportunities for Beltway power players to rub shoulders with Hollywood glitterati.

    But "House of Cards," "Madam Secretary," "Veep" and "Scandal," among others, show the interest is mutual - the demand for shows based on Washington characters is still going strong. Here are some of the actors playing politicians -- who may run into their real-life counterparts in Washington this weekend.