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Play of the Day: Forget Republicans And Democrats, Voters Want The Galactic Empire

July 25, 2014 Darth Vader is polling higher than any potential 2016 presidential candidate, so Jimmy Fallon wants to know if he'll consider a run for the Oval Office. Sure, it's a bit more elliptic and less spherical, but maybe it would work out. Plus: Hillary Clinton makes a quilt for her to-be ...

Play of the Day: How Cable News Covers Obamacare

July 24, 2014 The Affordable Care Act, known commonly as Obamacare, had its day in court Tuesday. Well, its day in courts, plural. And chaos was unleashed into the airwaves, as pundits and show hosts lined up to give their assessment of the state of Obamacare. Plus: Marco Rubio has some tough words ...

Play of the Day: Congress Goes 'Fact Finding' in Honduras and Guatemala

July 23, 2014 A few members of Congress took a trip this weekend to assess the situation in Honduras and Guatemala that is causing so many children to flee to the United States. And, based on the view from their hotel room, it looks all good. Plus: The Clintons take a trip to ...

Play of the Day: The Russian Theory Of The Zombie Plane Crash

July 22, 2014 A lot of theories have surfaced over the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crash in Ukraine. But none of them goes quite as far as that of the zombie-exploding-plane theory pushed out in Russian media. Maybe the finger should be pointed at the suspect no one suspects: the Dutch. Plus: Last ...

Play of the Day: America's Prison Population, Explained

July 21, 2014 The death penalty isn't the only controversy in criminal justice. America now has a prison population equal to that of the entire country of Slovenia, and John Oliver is ready to explain how we got there. (There is even aSesame Street episode devoted to the topic, if you have small ...

Play of the Day: Deport Those Migrant Children Out of Love

July 18, 2014 Liberals think they are being "compassionate" by granting extrajudicial asylum to children fleeing violence and poverty in Central America. But Fox News and Stephen Colbert know that the "loving" thing to do would be to deport them, promptly, back to their gang-infested homes. Plus: California's version of the death penalty ...

Play of the Day: 'Three' Benefits of Rick Perry's New Look

July 17, 2014 Texas Gov. Rick Perry has been sporting some new specs, possibly part of a reinvention for an upcoming 2016 presidential bid. His new look definitely does three things for his potential candidacy: He looks smarter, more serious, and... Plus: President Obama tries to patch things up with German Chancellor Angela ...

Play of the Day: Why Aren't Immigrant Children Filling Out The Proper Forms?

July 16, 2014 Children from Central America are flooding into the United States, creating a politically volatile border crisis. But, what about the kids? Shouldn't they just be able to fill out the necessary forms, while fleeing violence and poverty? Plus: White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest makes a joke, the Federal Communications ...

Play of the Day: Something About Obama Seems ... 'Shady'

July 15, 2014 John Boehner is bringing a lawsuit against President Obama, citing the president's overreach in using executive orders instead of following laws passed (or not passed) by Congress. However, Obama isn't the first — or most frequent — user of executive orders. But, still, something about the president has conservatives bothered. ...

Play of the Day: American Optimism Feeds Our Income Inequality

July 14, 2014 John Oliver — and most people — recognizes that America has a problem with inequality. But America's defining characteristic is her optimism, and Americans love to believe that despite the overwhelmingly and increasingly slim chances of success they might just get rich if they work hard. Plus: Jimmy Fallon recounts ...