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Play of the Day: How Rick Perry Greets Obama at The Airport

July 11, 2014 Rick Perry considered not greeting President Obama when he arrived in Texas to address the immigration crisis, but the Texas governor came up with a better way to send the president a message. Plus: Teens are really bad at spending money, the Republican National Convention decides on Cleveland, and new ...

Play of the Day: The Odd Side Effect of Colorado Legalizing Pot

July 10, 2014 Colorado took the lead on legalizing recreational marijuana, and Washington has now followed suit. But many did not know what odd side effects would come with allowing unfettered pot smoking — until Tuesday, when President Obama encountered this man. Plus: The Federal Bureau of Investigation tries to decode Twitter slang, ...

Play of the Day: Warren Harding Isn't The Only President To Write Steamy Love Letters

July 9, 2014 The recent release of President Warren Harding's love letters to his mistress Carrie Phillips has created quite the stir. But Harding isn't the first president to have written love letters from the Oval Office. Plus: NASA is giving smartphones to its robots, climate change deniers are being denied time on ...

Play of the Day: Alternative Titles for Hillary Clinton's Hard Choices

July 8, 2014 Hillary Clinton's "Hard Choices" hasn't been selling well, so Jimmy Fallon thought it might be helpful to recommend some alternative titles to the former First Lady. "Fifty Shades of Beige" certainly has more pizzazz than the current title. Plus: John Boehner may file suit against the commander-in-chief, but Barack Obama ...

Play of the Day: Dick Cheney Is a True Conservative

June 20, 2014 Dick Cheney penned an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal criticizing President Obama's foreign policy, but the liberal media wasn't buying it. Ultra-liberal Megyn Kelly went after him in an interview, so he did what any true conservative would: called her Reagan "accidentally." Plus: The Redskins lost their trademark, but ...

Play of the Day: Hillary Clinton's Biggest Challenger from the RNC is a Squirrel

June 19, 2014 Republicans might have an answer to Hillary Clinton's possible presidential run, and it comes with a lot of nutty puns. The same squirrel who was seen during President Obama's ACORN controversy is now making the rounds on Hillary's book tour. He even reads the National Journal. Plus: Fox News is ...

Play of the Day: Same-Sex Marriage Makes Monumental Strides, Some Backwards

June 18, 2014 Same-sex marriage is now being challenged in North Dakota, the last state without a legal challenge to its same-sex marriage ban. However, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and the great state of Texas are making sure that things don't get out of hand. Plus: The U.S. defeated Ghana in the World ...

How Obama Lost the War in Iraq Before Taking Office

June 17, 2014 As militants move throughout Iraq, some blaming the White House for losing the war in Iraq. Only someone as nefarious as President Obama could have lost the war before taking office. Plus: Obama gets his annual physical, but the pain in his foot isn't covered under Obamacare. And private citizen ...

Play of the Day: Stephen Colbert's Solution for Donald Sterling

April 30, 2014 Donald Sterling's racist comments have him in a lot of trouble. The Clippers are losing sponsors. The NBA has banned him permanently. But Stephen Colbert has the perfect solution for the man who doesn't want black people at his basketball games: an all-white league. Plus: President Obama gets mistaken for ...

Play of the Day: Another Page in America's Book of Racism

April 29, 2014 The Supreme Court's ruling against affirmative action carried with it the hope of a post-racial America. Then came Cliven Bundy. And Donald Sterling. And, (oh yeah) America's deep history of racial oppression, Jon Stewart reports. Plus: Barack Obama is bowing to the Japanese again, the Pope condemns inequality as the ...