Obama Jabs At Romney At White House Correspondents' Dinner

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama poked fun at his likely presidential rival Mitt Romney and Republican opponents in Congress on Saturday night, including a dig at Romney's treatment of a pet dog, at the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner.

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