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The Conservative Perspective on the Democratic Primary

The Conservative Perspective on the Democratic Primary

-The process of selecting a Democratic candidate to run against President Trump is well under way. And we can quibble over the fact that there are too many people running or nitpick some of the candidates, but I think we can agree that, to this point, it’s mostly been a discussion of ideas, as opposed to the contentious Republican debates of four years ago. -Oh, here we go again. -I’m sorry. What was that? -Oh, nothing. You were just elevating…

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Jokes Seth Can’t Tell: Lesbian Leads Germany’s Fascist Party

Jokes Seth Can’t Tell: Lesbian Leads Germany’s Fascist Party

-Here at “Late Night,” every night, I deliver a monologue comprised of jokes written by a diverse team of writers. As a result, a lot of jokes come across my desk that, due to my being a straight, white male, would be difficult for me to deliver. But we don’t think that should stop you from enjoying them, so we’d like to share them with you in a segment we call “Jokes Seth Can’t Tell.” [ Cheers and applause ]…

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Hasan Minhaj Was Barred from an Indian Political Rally That Trump Attended

Hasan Minhaj Was Barred from an Indian Political Rally That Trump Attended

-One of the things I like most about your show is — you give context to stories that I don’t feel like get covered a lot — not just on late-night shows, but even on news shows here in the States. Prime Minister in India, Prime Minister Modi, and he was here, and Donald Trump went to this rally. -To open for Modi. -Yeah. -It was a big deal. -Yeah. So, explain that, because it certainly seems surreal to me…

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Trump Sends National Guard to the Border, Attacks Amazon: A Closer Look

Trump Sends National Guard to the Border, Attacks Amazon: A Closer Look

-The Trump administration announced a plan today to send the National Guard to the border. Meanwhile, Trump has kept up his attacks on Amazon. For more on this it’s time for “A Closer Look.” [ Cheers and applause ] This has been a week with Trump indulging his various obsessions and one of those obsessions remains our border with Mexico. He’s been fuming about a caravan of immigrants headed here through Mexico and claiming that the border is essentially a…

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President Trump Downplays His Racist Attack on Minority Congresswomen

President Trump Downplays His Racist Attack on Minority Congresswomen

-Let’s get to the news. President Trump today tried to downplay his offensive attacks on minority congresswomen, tweeting, “I don’t have a racist bone in my body.” Well, based on this photo, I have to ask — [ Laughter ] Do you have any bones in your body? [ Laughter and applause ] In a new interview, former Vice President Joe Biden said he would challenge President Trump to do push-ups if Trump criticized his age or mental state during…

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Trump Says He’s “Being Nice” While Lying About Health Care: A Closer Look

Trump Says He’s “Being Nice” While Lying About Health Care: A Closer Look

-President Trump has settled on his closing argument for the midterms — lying about healthcare, immigration, and a made-up tax cut. For more on this, it’s time for “A Closer Look.” [ Cheers and applause ] -After a series of explosive devices was sent to prominent Democrats and CNN yesterday, President Trump flew to Wisconsin to campaign for GOP Senate candidate Leah Vukmir. You could tell Trump was trying to restrain himself. In fact, throughout the rally, he kept bragging…

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Wanda Sykes Can’t Help But Talk About Politics in Her Comedy

Wanda Sykes Can’t Help But Talk About Politics in Her Comedy

-You were out on the road recently. You did a free show in Detroit. -Yes. -With Billy Eichner. -Yes. -This is “Glam Up the Midterms.” You’re trying to get people to register to vote. -Exactly. Exactly. We were just there Sunday. The event, it went great. You know, a lot of people turned out. But the only thing — you know, it’s supposed to be, you know, nonpartisan. -Right. -It’s almost like don’t tell people who to vote for, just…

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Sen. Cory Booker on Civility in Politics and Working with Mitch McConnell

Sen. Cory Booker on Civility in Politics and Working with Mitch McConnell

-You talk about,in all seriousness, in so far as wetalk about politeness, which will bean interesting thing in this campaign going forward, you talk about civic grace and you talk aboutcourageous empathy. Can you speak a little bitto what you mean by those ideas and also the difficultyin expressing those, in practicing those at a time where the opponent willlikely not be using those? -Look, I was running on an Iowastage, and we were so psyched. Hundreds of people there….

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Pro-Brexit Politician Boris Johnson Elected as the UK’s Prime Minister

Pro-Brexit Politician Boris Johnson Elected as the UK’s Prime Minister

-Let's get to the news. Well, today, the U.K.finally answered the question, "If your friend jumped offa cliff, would you?" Pro-Brexit politicianBoris Johnson was officially electedtoday to become the U.K.'s next prime minister. Great. In 70 years, the U.K.has gone from Winston Churchill to a roadie for Spinal Tap. President Trump continuedhis attacks on minority congresswomen today,tweeting that, "AOC plus threeare a nightmare for America." Although, technically for Trump, anything that involves mathis a nightmare. [ As Trump ] AOC…

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LATEST POLITICS: KAMALA HARRIS TAKING ON JOE BIDEN SPARKS FAKE OUTRAGE

LATEST POLITICS: KAMALA HARRIS TAKING ON JOE BIDEN SPARKS FAKE OUTRAGE

morning joe joe scarborough went on a rant apologizing to the world about the debates because last night's debate was feisty and a lot happened in joe i'm gonna put you in the uncomfortable football of wrapping it how did the democrats do last night you know this is one of those moments where i have to figure out whether i'm nice or whether i do what i get paid to do last night was a disaster for the democratic…

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