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In his opening monologue on Tuesday, Conan O’Brien noted that Congress now has a record number of African-American lawmakers — but there’s a complication: “This is particularly awkward for the Tea Party congressmen who keep thinking they’re all the same guy.”

The Daily Show discovered the terrible consequences from the resignation of Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY) after he pled guilty to tax evasion: Without representation in Congress, Staten Island has suddenly become a human wasteland.

And on The Tonight Show, Jimmy Fallon got in one last round of holiday season jokes, looking at the pros and cons of certain New Year’s resolutions.

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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. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.

Roe V. Wade being overturned can impact midterm elections

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The fate of abortion rights is now in the hands of voters after the Supreme Court on Friday overturned decades of settled precedent in its ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization that abortion is not a right under the U.S. Constitution.

Now that state legislatures are able to pass bills that restrict abortion, the outcome of elections for governors, attorneys general, and state lawmakers will determine whether abortion remains legal and how draconian bans will be.

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