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Play of the Day: Shutdown Polls and Possible Progress

October 11, 2013 The government shutdown is really doing a number on Congressional approval ratings. Now, zombies are beating out Congress in the polls. Plus, is there ever going to be any progress with the closed door meetings of the House Democrats and Republicans? It's Day 10 of the government shutdown and there's...

Play of the Day: Ride for the Constitution

October 10, 2013 The President wants Congress to stop engaging in slight-of-hand magic tricks. And Speaker John Boehner should really stop delivering the mail. Meanwhile, fake Obamacare websites are popping up. Can you tell the real from the fake? And while the two political parties are engaged in an epic gridlock over both...

Play of the Day: Much Ado About Debt Limits

October 9, 2013 The Party of Personal Responsibility, as Jon Stewart lovingly calls the GOP, plays the blame game for just how bad the government shutdown has become. And Jay Leno makes a point to mention that it's really bad. Plus, the debt ceiling debate isn't economic armageddon. Nope. Not at all. Not...

Play of the Day: The Government Shutdown Is A Game

October 8, 2013 What can the Republican and Democratic parties do to stay favorable in public opinion polls? Survey says: absolutely nothing. Jimmy Fallon gives the very precise results of his own polling data. Plus, Obamacare's online health exchange has everyone in a tiffy over the long wait times. In the meantime, everyone's...

Play of the Day: We Did Stop (The Government)

October 7, 2013 Don't miss the musical performance of the season, starring a faux John Boehner and Miley Cyrus as Michele Bachmann. Saturday Night Live remixes the the pop star's controversial hit single "We Won't Stop" to the tune of a federal crisis-- and it's perfect in every way. Plus, a look at...

Play of the Day: The Government Up In Smoke

October 4, 2013 Where did all the federal government employees go? It sounds like the beginning of a bad joke, but Smokey the Bear has a serious answer for you. Plus, the Obamacare exchanges are offering a few cheaper options. Jimmy Fallon gives a detailed look into what benefits these lesser-known health insurance...

Play of the Day: Grand Theft Government

October 3, 2013 During the government shutdown, the fictional, crime-ridden city of Grand Theft Auto V is arguably a better place to live than Washington. Jay Leno makes the case for just how bad things have become. On the other hand, Sarah Palin and the rest of the GOP believe the shutdown isn't...

Play of the Day: Party Like It's A Government Shutdown

October 2, 2013 No FCC. No EPA. No anything, really. The late-night hosts take advantage of the government offices that are shuttering their doors. And if that means a few dolphins suffer, so what? Jon Stewart, along with every other cable news show, counts down the hours, minutes, and seconds of shutdown-mania. Plus,...

Play of the Day: The Series Finale of 'Breaking Gov'

October 1, 2013 Didn't watch the series finale of Breaking Bad? You didn't miss much-- and the final moments of the government shutdown make for significantly better television anyway. And in today's sports news: the New York Giants are massive failures. But they're still not as bad as Congress. brightcove.createExperiences();

Play of the Day: Happy Government Shutdown Eve!

September 30, 2013 You've probably heard that the government is on track to shut down next week. But maybe you haven't been keeping up with the news of how the White House intends to recoup America's fiscal losses. Don't worry: late-night has you covered. Plus, Saturday Night Live's latest season kicks off with...