Saturday, July 4, 2015
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U.S. President Barack Obama meets with the Council of the Great City Schools Leadership in the Roosevelt Room of the White House March 16, 2015 in Washington, D.C. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss efforts to strengthen educational opportunities for students in city schools. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

The Week In Polls: Obama Up After Big Wins — And More In The Presidential Race

After a lot of big news, it’s also been a big week of polls.

July 3, 2015

Endorse This: Fact Checking Donald Trump — Yes, Really

Not only is Trump wrong, but the actual facts are even better for immigrants than most people could’ve imagined.

July 3, 2015

Rick Perry Hits At Trump — And Trump Hits Right Back

The Donald is answering right back — by trash-talking Perry on Twitter.

July 3, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Larry Wilmore Meets Bree Newsome

“Once I got up there and grabbed it,” she said, recounting her experience to the adoring “Nightly Show” crowd, “it was like, ‘Yes — take me to jail!'”

July 3, 2015

Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Remarks Force GOP Reckoning On Immigration

Republicans, and especially candidates seeking the GOP presidential nomination, have been forced to state publicly whether they stand with Donald Trump on immigration policy.

July 2, 2015

Late Night Roundup: ‘The Loud, Northeastern Egomaniac Primary’

Jon Stewart looked at the problems facing the thousandth or so new candidate for the Republican nomination, Chris Christie.

July 2, 2015

The Year Of Telling It Like It Is

Practically everybody’s “telling it like it is.” But that is hardly enough to stand out in a year like this. There are about 20 candidates and many have unfiltered personalities, nothing to lose, or both.

July 2, 2015

Macy’s Fires Donald Trump — So He Says He Fired Them

Trump says that he was the one who ended this deal himself — and besides, it wasn’t a huge business, anyway.

July 1, 2015
marriage equality

What Moved Marriage Equality From Taboo To Justice?

The Supreme Court’s ruling that states can no longer ban same-sex marriage has set off a cacophony of howling hyperbole by the GOP’s far-out presidential wannabes.

July 1, 2015

Late Night Roundup: ‘Good News-Mageddon’ Meets ‘The Human Dissentipede’

Jon Stewart highlighted the acidic dissents of Justice Antonin Scalia, the man who decries the elite Supreme Court overturning the will of voters — except when he does it.

June 30, 2015

Donald Trump: No, NBC — I’m Firing You!

Trump’s new round of trash-talk against NBC could perhaps be aimed at Republican primary voters, as he makes an enemy of a media outlet with a liberal reputation.

June 29, 2015

NBC Fires Donald Trump After Immigrant-Bashing Campaign Comments

Give credit to Donald Trump: He’s now managed one of the biggest TV flame-outs in a long time.

June 29, 2015

Endorse This: Donald Trump’s Traditional Divorces

We do have to agree with Trump on one thing, though: We don’t blame his first two wives for divorcing him, either.

June 29, 2015
gay marriage protest

5 Reasons The GOP Can’t Let Marriage Equality (And Love) Win

The Republican party’s unwillingness to move past lost culture-war battles will continue into 2016. Here are 5 reasons same-sex marriage as an issue won’t go away soon.

June 29, 2015

Late Night Roundup: ‘Jiggery-Pokery’

Larry Wilmore couldn’t help but send up Justice Antonin Scalia’s bitter dissent in Thursday’s major victory for Obamacare.

June 26, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Our Commander-In-Trump

Jon Stewart almost quit The Daily Show early, walking dramatically off the set in a fit — until he got the news to confirm that Donald Trump really did file his paperwork to run for president.

June 24, 2015
Memo Pad, Donald Trump, Birther, Controversy

‘The Donald Show’

Oh, joy! Oh, goody! Oh, happy day! For those of us who love the loopy side of American politics, our dream of some serious loco for 2016 has arrived: Donnie Trump in the race! For president. Of the United States. No, really!

June 24, 2015

Trump Criticizes Bush During Visit To Maryland

“I can’t believe Bush is in first place. This guy can’t negotiate his way out of a paper bag,” Trump said. “So I’m in second place to Bush? I hate it!”

June 24, 2015
Donald Trump

Poll: Donald Trump In Second Place For New Hampshire Primary

The New Hampshire primary could be a big, huge contest on the Republican side.

June 23, 2015

Filmmaker Cautions: Donald Trump Is Nothing To Laugh About

Donald Trump, despite his bombastic, occasionally laughable persona, can be quite dangerous, Baxter said in an interview, and it’s important for people to realize that.

June 22, 2015
jeb bush caricature

Jeb! Bush’s 5 Worst Ideas — So Far

Jeb’s announcement — in which he promised to go after “pampered elites” — may go down as one of the least self-aware acts of rhetoric since the last time Mitt Romney spoke.

June 22, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Bill Clinton Talks Trade (And More) With Jon Stewart

Jon Stewart and Bill Clinton discussed what Bill might do as a presidential spouse — which again got Bill chatting about the importance of infrastructure and investment.

June 18, 2015
Donald Trump presidential speech announcement

The Cleaned-Up Donald Trump Vs. The Real Donald Trump

There’s no fun if you don’t go off-script.

June 18, 2015

Donald Trump — The Insult Comic Presidential Candidate

We’re not actually suggesting that The Donald is a Democratic plant on a mission to attack and undermine the real GOP candidates from behind their own lines — but if the Dems had tried to engineer such a candidate, they could not possibly have done a better job.

June 17, 2015
Neil Young performing

Musicians To Republicans: I Don’t Sing For You

Musicians can sue if a candidate appropriates their song without consent.

June 17, 2015
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