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The Daily Show discovered that the state of Alabama has actually come up with a bold new initiative in the area of civil rights: Hiring a special court-appointed lawyer for a fetus, in order to stop pregnant teenagers from getting abortions. (They’re still figuring out public defenders for fully grown humans, though.)

Conan O’Brien talked about the growing backlash among Republicans against Mitt Romney potentially running for president again — including from one particular Republican who wants to hedge his bets.

Jimmy Fallon came up with an interesting variation for playing cards, alongside comedy actor Kevin Hart — involving some giant prosthetic hands.

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From left Reps. Paul Gosar, Marjorie Taylor Greene, Matt Gaetz, and Louis Gohmert

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Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) and three other “Sedition Caucus” Republicans held a press conference Tuesday allegedly to decry the conditions at the D.C. jail, which is housing accused suspects awaiting trial for actions during the January 6 Capitol riot. But Greene and her three co-members used the event primarily to further false far-right claims about the insurrection, while wrongly claiming they are being “persecuted” by the government – a talking point Russian President Vladimir Putin has repeatedly used.

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Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons, a novel and a memoir.

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