Obama gets laughs at Kennedy Center Honors (AP)

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, left, and President Bill Clinton, right, pose with the 2011 Kennedy Center Honorees, front row from left, Sonny Rollins, Barbara Cook, back row from left, Yo-Yo Ma, Meryl Streep and Neil Diamond at the State Department followoing a dinner and reception on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011 in Washington. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf)AP – President Barack Obama in lauding the actors, musicians and others receiving Kennedy Center Honors Sunday night, also was looking for advice.