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Jill Biden sat down with Seth Meyers, and promoted the latest initiative from the White House to make two years of community college free — with Jill speaking on the importance of making education accessible as a community college professor herself.

Jill Biden also talked about how she’d prefer a better title than “Second Lady” — like, “Captain of the Vice Squad.”

Larry Wilmore examined the defeat in Tuesday’s elections of an expansive non-discrimination ordinance in Houston, Texas, due to an anti-transgender scare campaign depicting men stalking little girls in women’s bathrooms. As the newest Nightly Show contributor Grace Parra, a Houston native herself, explained: “I’m in Texas. Everything’s bigger in Texas — especially the fear of progress.”

Stephen Colbert eviscerated the new campaign books from Donald Trump and “Jeb!” Bush.

Jimmy Kimmel and his team put together a special highlight reel from the campaign trail: The many noises of Donald Trump.

And Jimmy Fallon did an “interview” with the lesser Republican candidate Bobby Jindal (portrayed by Aziz Ansari): “Absolutely, I don’t believe in global warming — in fact, I’m the only candidate that doesn’t believe in any science, period!”

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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 and one novel. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, center, speaks with Speaker Nancy Pelosi behind him.

Photo by Kevin McCarthy (Public domain)

Reprinted with permission from Alternet

With the Delta variant of the COVID-19 coronavirus surging in the United States — especially in red states with large numbers of unvaccinated Americans — Capitol physician Brian Monahan is reinstituting a mask mandate for the U.S. House of Representatives. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is honoring that mandate, but House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, pandering to the GOP's MAGA base, is opposed. And when Speaker Nancy Pelosi was asked about McCarthy's opposition, she had some scathing words for the California congressman.

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