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Play of the Day: America's Fiscal and Foreign Policy

September 27, 2013 United States foreign policy is on the cusp of a new era-- maybe. It all hinges on whether the American people and the new Iranian leader, Hassan Rouhani, can understand each other. But if Presidents Obama and Rouhani can't even shake hands, there may be no hope for the rest...

Play of the Day: America's 'Devoted Cruzader'

September 26, 2013 Read any Dr. Seuss lately? The children's book author is all the rage since Ted Cruz premiered Green Eggs and Ham during his marathon 'filibuster' on the Senate floor. The comedy shows can't get enough of the Texas senator. It's no wonder: his 21-hour speech-- which included references to Nazy...

Play of the Day: Obama Talks, and Cruz Won't Stop Talking

September 25, 2013 Late-night weighs in on how President Obama should conduct himself at the U.N. General Assembly. Pro-tip: handshake etiquette is key. Plus, Texas Senator Ted Cruz 'filibusters' the night away. He's on a mission to defund Obamacare, and he won't sit down or shut up until he gets what he-- and...

Play of the Day: Breaking Bad Government

September 24, 2013 Vladimir Putin weighs in on the Emmys, and the late-night circuit bemoans the series finale of Breaking Bad. Plus, like every other human on the planet, Anthony Weiner could really use the new iPhone. Meanwhile, another New York Democrat, Hillary Clinton, considers how a presidential run might affect her family...

Play of the Day: The Government Shuts Down the Middle Class

September 23, 2013 How will the government shutdown impact the middle class? And what do a man, a car, and a tennis ball have to do with it? Jay Leno has an easy-to-understand video metaphor that explains everything you need to know about Obamacare, the GOP, and just how the middle class is...

Play of the Day: Obamacare or Bust

September 20, 2013 Stephen Colbert twerks in celebration. Because didn't you hear? House Republicans are threatening to shut down the federal government over Obamacare! Michele Bachmann wishes she could do a victory lap. Plus, will doctors be mandated to ask about your sex life under the Affordable Care Act? The late-night circuit think...

Play of the Day: Guns and Government Shutdown

September 19, 2013 Federal agencies are preparing to shut their doors-- but mostly, it's just to catch the season finale of Breaking Bad. Plus, gun violence and mental health issues surrounding Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis bring up another contentious debate. brightcove.createExperiences();

Play of the Day: The TV News Wrongnado Strikes Again

September 18, 2013 When breaking news happens, you can always count on cable networks to get it wrong. Jon Stewart's Daily Show points out that they never really learn from their mistakes. Plus, Vice President Joe Biden's stop in Iowa this past weekend has led some to speculate about a possible presidential run...

Play of the Day: Dude, Where's My War?

September 17, 2013 A few people might be the tiniest bit upset that the United States has averted a military strike on Syria. But Jon Stewart remains skeptical that the armed option will ever be "off the table." Plus, The Colbert Report wishes a happy five-year anniversary to America's financial crisis. Stephen celebrates...

Play of the Day: Putin's Sunday Funnies

September 16, 2013 The president's new Putin diet is the latest trend, and Obamacare kicks in October 1st. Leno gives us a refresher about what the new policy is covering now. Plus, is North Korea making nuclear weapons? A late-night host is confused about what certain satellite images of the country's nuclear reactors...