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Play of the Day: Bridgegate Solved

April 1, 2014 Chris Christie always knew that his hand-picked legal team would exonerate him from all wrong-doing. It took a lot of foresight to predict such a surprising result. Plus: Obama didn't get the result he wanted in Michigan State's loss, #CancelColbert interrupts CNN's Malaysia Airlines coverage, and someone tried scaling the ...

Play of the Day: Why Social Media Loves Obamacare

March 31, 2014 With the Obamacare enrollment deadline looming, the White House is desperate for publicity. Saturday Night Live provides a (probably accurate) window into the President's social media team, with guest "appearances" by Kim Kardashian, Pharrell's hat, and Pope Francis. Plus: A new report exonerates Chris Christie, and Russia acquires a few ...

Play of the Day: The Crafty Case Against Health Care

March 27, 2014 The Supreme Court case against Obamacare's contraception requirements is heating up. But while craft store Hobby Lobby tries defending their religious freedom, Jon Stewart can't seem to recall the specifics of the New Testament. Plus: Michelle Obama feeds pandas on a state visit to China, Vladimir Putin doesn't use a ...

Play of the Day: Putin's High-Level Sanction Technology

March 26, 2014 When the United States called for sanctions on Russia following its annexation of Crimea, the Kremlin retaliated with some of its own. Who knew Putin also had high-level sanction technology? Jon Stewart never would have guessed. Plus: Former Massachusetts senator Scott Brown nonchalantly runs for New Hampshire office with signs ...

Play of the Day: On Russia, News Media's Dirty Words

March 24, 2014 Two world powers are engaging in a back-and-forth war of sanctions, and cable networks are reporting the news with a few inappropriate comments. Jimmy Fallon compiles them all together to demonstrate exactly how to get fined by the FCC. Plus: Medical marijuana launches its first television ad, while White House ...

Play of the Day: Frenemies of the State

March 21, 2014 President Obama is all alone now that the First Lady is on an official visit to China. Jimmy Fallon imagines what our commander in chief must be doing to entertain himself, with hilarious results. Plus: Mayor Rob Ford is at City Hall 'exercising' his right to look absurd in front ...

Play of the Day: Putin and Obama's 'Crushing' Phone Call

March 20, 2014 This weekend marks the fourth anniversary of the Affordable Care Act. Jimmy Fallon isn't going to celebrate without first posing as Russian leader Vladimir Putin and ribbing Obama over the law. Forcing a people to accept something the majority of them hate? According to the fake Putin, "In Russia, we ...

Play of the Day: Putin A 'Stronger' Leader Than Obama?

March 17, 2014 Americans believe Russia's Vladimir Putin is a stronger leader than President Obama, according to a newYouGov/Economist survey. Jimmy Fallon believes our commander-in-chief is taking the poll numbers a little too personally. Plus: The White House has new requirements for colleges, and Russian 'training' forces invade Crimea. (Image via ID1974 / ...

Play of the Day: Crimea's Questionable Vote to Join Russia

March 14, 2014 U.S. senators are on their way to Ukraine, as Russian forces continue to occupy Crimea, and they are prepared to see disaster. But Jimmy Fallon thinks that might just be the layover in LaGuardia airport. Besides, Crimea already voted? to join Russia. Didn't it? Plus: Florida school boards want to ...

Play of the Day: The Scope of Reasonable CIA Spying

March 13, 2014 Jon Stewart doesn't really believe that the Central Intelligence Agency is above hacking Congressional computers. In fact, The Daily Show host might even be convinced by Senator Dianne Feinstein's accusations, no matter the vehemence of CIA Chief John Brennan's denial. Plus: Putin's rigged ballots and Jimmy Fallon's Kickstarter campaign to ...