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In his latest, Stephen Colbert reviews the opening statement by impeachment witness Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman — and how his account contradicts the sanitized version offered by Gordon Sondland, the EU Ambassador caught up in the quid pro quo plot. He examines Vindman’s sterling military record as well as his inspiring immigrant story — and reserves the harshest rebuke for those Trump “toadies” who questioned Vindman’s loyalty. He’s especially tough on CNN commentator Sean Duffy, his fellow Irish-American who learns how it feels to be named an “asshole” on network TV.

The monologue brims with tricks and treats, from White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham’s proclamation of presidential “genius” to a tease of Speaker Pelosi’s appearance on Halloween after the impeachment vote.

Click and chortle.

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Three states that narrowly swung from Barack Obama in 2012 to Donald Trump in 2016 seem likely to swing back in 2020. Polling currently gives a consistent and solid lead to Democrat Joe Biden in Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin.

Should Biden carry all three of these swing states and keep all of the states Hillary Clinton won in 2016, he will win an Electoral College majority and the presidency.

According to RealClear Politics' polling average, Biden currently enjoys a 4-point lead in Pennsylvania, a 6.4-point lead in Michigan, and a 6.7-point lead in Wisconsin.

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