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Play of the Day: How a State Defines Snacking

May 9, 2014 Watch democracy in action as New York's state legislature engages in a healthy debate over what exactly constitutes a 'snack.' Jon Stewart deems it "the best 40 minutes" any legislative chamber anywhere has spent. Plus: Boston could be in danger from global warming-induced drowning, and the feds are producing marijuana ...

Play of the Day: What a Weak Foreign Policy Looks Like

May 8, 2014 Fighting in Ukraine hasn't abated, and Stephen Colbert knows exactly the dictator to blame for it: President Obama. How hard could it possibly be to distract Russians from committing atrocious acts of violence anyway? Plus: Rob Ford checks in to rehab and the White House wants illegal immigrants to get ...

Play of the Day: How the GOP Woos Donors

May 7, 2014 Kentucky Senator Rand Paul brings Rupert Murdoch on a date to the Kentucky Derby. But Stephen Colbert warns against getting too cozy with the wealthy media mogul: there are a plethora of other presidential hopefuls vying for the man's heart (and money). The competition is sure to be just as ...

Play of the Day: How the House Celebrates Cinco de Mayo

May 6, 2014 Late-night host Stephen Colbert blasts 'Casa Minority Leader' Nancy Pelosi for her call to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with comprehensive immigration reform. Between drinking Dos Equis beer and eating tacos, haven't Americans done enough to commemorate the Mexican holiday? Plus: the Supreme Court passes down a decision to allow prayers ...

Play of the Day: The Kings and Queens of NerdProm

May 5, 2014 The White House Correspondents' Dinner is a fancy affair, and its attendees class up their act with true #NerdProm flair. Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi, and their politician ilk have never looked so good. Plus: Ukraine defends itself from Russian occupation, and Republicans try to get the last word on unemployment ...

Play of the Day: Rehabilitating a Political Career

May 2, 2014 Toronto Mayor Rob Ford strikes again. But this time, he's taking a leave of absence to seek professional treatment for substance abuse, and it seems his hopes for a political career are anything but dashed. Plus: CNN minces no words with their Malaysia Flight 370 coverage, and the Japanese respect ...

Play of the Day: How to Appease Our New Robot Rulers

April 28, 2014 The robots are coming, and they're begging President Obama for help. Jimmy Kimmel has an interesting take on what the futuristic machines had communicated to the leader of the Free World during his visit to Japan's National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation last week. Plus: First Ladies appear on ...

Play of the Day: Putin and Obama Go to Therapy

April 25, 2014 Daytime television host Dr. Phil offers his sage advice to world leaders, but Vladimir Putin and President Obama just aren't cooperating. While the quarreling duo is badly in need of some couple's therapy, the pop psychologist struggles to provide it. Plus: Stephen Colbert belts out an ode to Fox News ...

Play of the Day: The Fox News Crusade for Cliven Bundy

April 24, 2014 Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy isn't gaining any new friends after making some blatantly racist remarks. But his hero Sean Hannity is on his side, and when a Fox News anchor goes to bat against Jon Stewart for you — that's all you really need. Plus: The Pentagon has a new ...

Play of the Day: Your Tax Dollars at Work

April 16, 2014 Craig Ferguson hates doing his taxes as much as the next late-night comedian. But he's happy to note that those dollars to the government are being put to (relatively) good use in Los Angeles. Plus: Colorado gets its first marijuana vending machine, and Afghanistan's early vote counts show former foreign ...