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Play of the Day: Is Hillary Trying To Distance Herself From Obama?

August 13, 2014 After her at-times harsh criticism of President Obama's foreign policy, Hillary Clinton is trying to mend bridges with her former boss by "hugging it out." But Jimmy Fallon has found new footage that shows just how real the divide between Hillary and Obama has become. Plus: The U.S. Post Office ...

Play of the Day: Anthony Weiner's Life After Politics

August 12, 2014 Anthony Weiner may be out of the world of politics, but can he shed his past as he moves onto his new life as a restaurateur? Not if Jimmy Fallon has his way. The late-night show host has some ideas for Weiner's new restaurant that will serve as a not-so-subtle ...

Play of the Day: How Payday Lenders Outsmart The Government

August 11, 2014 It is pretty clear that payday loans are bad, at times charging astronomical interest rates and trapping people in a cycle of debt. But if this industry is so rife with abuse, why hasn't the government stepped in to regulate it? Turns out, it has tried. Plus: Laughter can help ...

Play of the Day: What Obama Has In Common With Flat Stanley

August 8, 2014 Mitch McConnell knows how to roast the president. Just ask him what Obama has in common with an inanimate piece of paper. Plus: Sen. Pat Roberts makes a Freudian slip. Michelle Obama insults men. And Edward Snowden gets to stay in Russia (but that would've been his punishment anyway).

Play of the Day: Rand Paul's New Diet Could Work For All Republicans

August 7, 2014 Rand Paul has gotten flak from the media lately for reportedly avoiding immigration activists, but Stephen Colbert knows the truth: Paul is just taking part in his new diet. And it could be helpful for other members of the GOP. Plus: The NSA's new leaker may be Edward Snowden's new ...

Play of the Day: How Hillary Clinton Handles Real 'Hard Choices'

August 6, 2014 Former secretary of state Hillary Clinton made an appearance on The Colbert Report to discuss her book, but Stephen Colbert doesn't buy the title. She's never had to make a real, existential hard choice, like bringing peace to Old MacDonald's farm. Plus: Researchers find a happiness equation. CNN may have ...

Play of the Day: The End Of Independent Journalism

August 4, 2014 Native advertising has become a strong source of income for struggling news organizations, but John Oliver is worried that it might have broken down the wall between journalism and advertising — what some in the business call the separation of church and state. Luckily, he's got a solution. Plus: Kia ...

Play of the Day: Congress Finally Gets A Break ... From Doing Nothing

August 1, 2014 As the summer recess approached, Congress had to get its act together and pass legislation on important issues. So, what important issue was the first to get tackled? Nothing is as important as suing the president, it seems. Plus: President Obama seems open to the idea of replacing some of ...

Play of the Day: The Weird Logic Behind Corporate Inversion

July 31, 2014 Corporate inversions are all the rage these days. Even a senator's daughter is doing it. But Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart want to figure out why corporate inversions make sense — and what Congress will do about them. (Hint: They don't make sense, and Congress will probably do nothing.) Plus: ...

Play of the Day: America Is The Oprah Of Middle East Weapon Systems

July 30, 2014 The United States has long been a harbinger of democracy and peace when it enters foreign conflicts. But Jon Stewart wants to know just how far America's flood of democracy and peace — read: weapon systems — goes. Plus: A Maryland man thinks he found one of Obama's balls, near ...