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Jon Stewart highlighted the celebrations in Washington, after the two political parties came together to pass the Medicare “Doc Fix” — and it only took 18 years since they had created the original problem itself.

Larry Wilmore highlighted the latest big leak from the Sony email hacks: Ben Affleck’s request to PBS’ genealogy show that they not reveal he had slave-owning ancestors. But as the The Nightly Show concluded — with the help of the ghostly ancestor himself — Ben has done actual movies he should be more personally ashamed about.

Seth Meyers, himself a New Hampshire native, highlighted all the presidential candidates traveling to his old home state with a new feature, “Live Free or Die Tryin’.”

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WFormer President Trump, right, and former Attorney General William Barr

Reprinted with permission from Press Run

Stunning new abuse-of-power revelations remind us of the Trump administration's complete disregard for democratic principles. We now know that over a span of years it took extraordinary legal measures, including gag orders and secret tribunals, in pursuit of email records from reporters at CNN and the Washington Post. Team Trump also unleashed the courts on Democratic members of Congress and their families trying to obtain private phone records, as well as secretly targeting a key White House attorney, who possibly fell under suspicion for not being sufficiently loyal to Trump.

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