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Play of the Day: Trump Narrates History's Tragedies

8:39 AM ET The 2016 presumptive GOP nominee likes the word "boom."

Play of the Day: Solving TSA's Personnel Problem

May 24 Craigslist surely has some creeps who are into "the feet job."

Play of the Day: Trump's Oreo Remark

May 23 The presumptive GOP nominee's comment about Chris Christie's weight didn't exactly land.

Play of the Day: The State of the 2016 Race

May 20 Trump's convention will be like a reality show and Sanders still won't quit.

Play of the Day: Donald Trump's Hair is Not a Wig and Not a Combover

May 19 There was one important thing to come out of Megyn Kelly's interview with Donald Trump.

"It's gotta be around here somewhere," said someone at CIA headquarters in Langley, Va.

Play of the Day: Does Someone Have a Copy of the CIA Torture Report? Anyone?

May 18 Making extra copies of things is harder than it looks, apparently.

Play of the Day: Beauty Pageant Owner Objectifies Women

May 17 The Sunday New York Times piece on Trump's relationship with women is not a shock to Stephen Colbert.

Play of the Day: Donald Trump's Fake Publicist

May 16 According to reports, Donald Trump had an alter ego named "John Miller."

Maybe he doesn't want to anyone to know how much he spends on those snazzy hats.

Play of the Day: Donald Trump and His Tax Returns

May 13 The Daily Show wonders why the self-described billionaire hasn't released his financial information.

Play of the Day: Donald Trump's Nickname for Bernie Sanders

May 12 If Americans like Crazy Bread, why can't we like Crazy Bernie?

Play of the Day: The Barack Obama Ice Cream Bar

May 11 Russia's new treat seems misguided.

Play of the Day: Donald Trump Will Never Lay Off Jeb Bush

May 10 After the Floridian said he can't support the GOP nominee, Trump still insults his former rival.

Play of the Day: Let's Take a Look Around Trump's Office

May 9 SNL examines the setting for the mogul's now-infamous taco bowl tweet.

Play of the Day: Donald Trump Loves Hispanics… And His Taco Bowl

May 6 The 2016 presumptive GOP nominee sent out a Cinco de Mayo tweet Thursday.

Play of the Day: The Final Blows of the Cruz Campaign

May 5 An awkward hug with a right elbow cross defined the Texan's final speech of his 2016 White House bid.

Play of the Day: More Women in the Military Won't Mean Flirting on the Battlefield

May 4 The Daily Show looks at putting more women in combat roles.

Be careful.

Play of the Day: Carly Fiorina's Fall is a Metaphor For the Campaign

May 3 Ted Cruz's running mate takes a tumble in Indiana and it's quite symbolic.

Play of the Day: More on the Cruz/Fiorina Ticket

April 29 They may not be leading the polls, but they're all over late-night TV.

Play of the Day: Ted Cruz Picks a Running Mate, Despite Not Winning Anything

April 28 The Texan tapped Carly Fiorina to be his VP pick, but he's getting creamed by Donald Trump.

Play of the Day: Clinton and Trump Will Soon Be Looking for VP Nominees

April 27 Seth Meyers examines the upcoming veepstakes.

Play of the Day: Kasich and Cruz Are the Bootleg Wonder Twins

April 26 The dynamic duo is taking on Donald Trump, but their powers aren't really strong enough.

Play of the Day: More on the Harriet Tubman $20

April 22 Jackson and Tubs sounds like a buddy cop movie more than currency design.

Play of the Day: Ted Cruz Loves America… Probably Too Much

April 21 The Texan's New York concession speech was awkward.

Play of the Day: Clinton is a Better New York Panderer Than Kasich

April 20 Maybe it's sincere and maybe it's not, but Clinton seems to know what she's doing.

Play of the Day: John Kasich Explains Passover. Kind of.

April 19 Touring Brooklyn, the 2016 hopeful makes an awkward speech to some Jews.

Play of the Day: SNL Takes on the Brooklyn Democratic Debate

April 18 The 2016 race between Sanders and Clinton is lambasted again as last week's debate got heated.

Cruz's smile does him no favors in the creepiness department.

Play of the Day: Ted Cruz Loves Soup. Probably Too Much.

April 15 The Texan tells stories to humanize himself, but they always just come off creepy.

Play of the Day: Donald Trump is Unhappy With the GOP Delegate Rules

April 14 The mogul's campaign is having some trouble rounding up delegates.

Play of the Day: Hillary Clinton's Uncomfortable Racial Humor

April 13 Appearing in that skit with Bill de Blasio was not a good idea.

Play of the Day: Superdelegates, Explained

April 12 Samantha Bee compares the party officials to the man behind the curtain.

Play of the Day: More From the Candidates' Travels in the Big Apple

April 11 It's almost the New York primary and the 2016 contenders are in full pander mode.

Hillary Clinton even rode the subway! Like a regular person! Kinda!

Play of the Day: The 2016 Campaign Moves to New York

April 8 Hillary Clinton rides the subway and Ted Cruz gets a chilly reception in the Empire State.

Play of the Day: Fake Agencies Trump Would Cut as President

April 7 The Department for the Farms and the Bureau of Birds and Foxes are very wasteful fake federal agencies.

Play of the Day: Looking Into the Archives of Trump's Comments About Women

April 6 The Daily Show dug up a very old, very creepy interview.

Play of the Day: Hillary Clinton's Electoral Vulnerabilities

April 5 Benghazi, email, Libya, the Clinton Foundation, her dancing… It's a long list.

Sure. Let's let this guy with the hat become "Death, the destroyer of worlds" in the words of Robert Oppenheimer.

Play of the Day: Obama Knocks Down Trump's Nuke Talk

April 4 The president said the 2016 GOP frontrunner “doesn’t know much about foreign policy or nuclear policy… or the world generally."

I'm outta here soon, suckers.

Play of the Day: Obama's Senioritis

April 1 The president's not trying very hard in his final year.

"I know you are, but what am I?"

Play of the Day: Trump as a 5-Year-Old

March 31 As Stephen Colbert explains, Trump's lack of maturity is a certain kind of selling point.

Play of the Day: The 2016 GOP Campaign's Effect Worldwide

March 30 John Kerry might be ashamed, but that wall's going to make us all proud.

Sanders reacted to the bird as though he's never seen a bird before.

Play of the Day: Bernie Sanders and His Bird

March 29 The candidate said it was symbolism, but it was probably just one dinosaur seeing another.