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Barrett Holmes Pitner

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Play of the Day: Acting silly in the wake of sadness

After Newtown, late night tries to cope with tragedy.

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Play of the day -- Madonna campaigns for Romney, Obama goes on the View and Conan loses it

Mitt Romney and Madonna provide fuel for late-night comedians

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Play of the Day -- Late-Night Focuses on Tampa and Isaac

The late-night hosts focused much of their comedic energy towards the events at the Republican National Convention

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Play of the Day -- Romney's Lighter Half and Obama Buys the Beer

Leno takes a look at Obama's trip to the Iowa State Fair.

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Play of the Day -- Say Hello to Romney/Ryan

After the Olympic break, late-night hosts get some shots in at the Republican ticket

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Play of the Day -- Let's Talk About Cereal and Pizza

It's the kind of night where Papa John and General Mills make the comedy news.

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Play of the Day -- Questioning American Exceptionalism

Late night shows are covering the Olympics.

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Play of the Day -- Chicken Wars and Leaked Secrets

Late night is back after the weekend with more Chick-fil-A jokes.

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Play of the Day -- Rafalca Doesn't Win Gold

Romney's Olympic horse gets attention from comedians.

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Play of the Day -- Chick-fil-A and Birth Control

Hot topics are the key for late-night hosts this week.

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Play of the Day -- This is A Holy Site With Great Culture

Mitt Romney's gaffes again take center stage.

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Play of the Day -- Catching Up With Romney and Talking With Cheney

Back from the weekend, it's time for comedians to talk about Romney's trip.

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Play of the Day -- Romney Goes to London

"Gaffe" is the word as Mitt travels around Britain.

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Play of the Day -- Hosts Don't Need Any Help

Joking about politicians is sometimes like shooting fish in a barrel.

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Play of the Day -- Creative campaign ads

Political advertising takes center stage in late night.

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Play of the Day -- It's All About Romney

The candidate is a target once again for comedians.

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Play of the Day -- Thoughts are with Aurora

Comedians use jokes to deflect from tragedy.

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Play of the Day -- Romney's VP pick, and Canadians are richer than Americans

David Letterman speculates about Romney's running mate

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Play of the Day -- Bain or Bane?

Rush Limbaughs recent comments are examined on late night.

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Play of the Day -- Romney's tax returns

Voices call for Romney to release more information.