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The big snowstorm in the Northeast didn’t stop the late night comedy shows.

The Daily Show reviewed this past weekend’s big right-wing summit in Iowa: Mike Huckabee’s hunger, Rick Perry’s bellicosity, Donald Trump’s ego, and Sarah Palin’s sheer incoherence.

Conan O’Brien’s monologue also looked at the possible presidential candidacies of Sarah Palin, Mitt Romney, and Jeb Bush.

Former Bush-era White House communications director Nicole Wallace, now a co-host of The View appeared with David Letterman to talk about her political experiences — such as what it was like in the White House press office when then-Vice President Dick Cheney accidentally shot a man.

Nicole Wallace also talked about her infamously bad relationship with Sarah Palin, during her time as an adviser on the McCain campaign in 2008. And even despite Wallace’s good humor, she said that Palin’s deficiencies were “sort of chilling” for the campaign staffers.

“I did my best!” she added.

And on a more serious topic, The Nightly Show saw Larry Wilmore host a panel discussion on the controversies surrounding the movie American Sniper, including both military veterans and critics of the Iraq War.

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For a long time, inflation has been the phantom of the American economy: often expected but never seen. But the latest Consumer Price Index, which showed that prices rose by five percent from May of last year to May of this year, raises fears that it is breaking down the front door and taking over the guest room.

The price jump was the biggest one-month increase since 2008. It appears to support the warning of former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers, who wrote in February that President Joe Biden's budget binge could "set off inflationary pressures of a kind we have not seen in a generation." Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell charged last month that the administration has already produced "raging inflation."

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