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Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign announcement was the talk of the late night comedy shows.

Jon Stewart and Jessica Williams examined how the right wing is dredging up all their most dire predictions about utter chaos and destruction if Hillary Clinton is elected — or anyone else who is “demographically symbolic,” as the NRA’s Wayne LaPierre put it.

Larry Wilmore compared the entire presidential field to Game of Thrones.

David Letterman inserted one of his own staffers into Hillary’s campaign announcement video, with some deadpan results.

Conan O’Brien also looked at Hillary Clinton’s campaign — and he got in some jokes at the expense of the other new candidate in the race, Marco Rubio.

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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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