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Hillary Clinton sat down with Stephen Colbert, who joking asked her if another Clinton presidency would be a return to 1990s nostalgia.

“We’re not going back,” she said. “I’m not running for my husband’s third term, I’m not running for President Obama’s third term — I’m running for my first term. But I’m gonna do what works — and we have an understanding of what works.”

Jimmy Kimmel presented a new political ad, showing Donald Trump’s celebrity endorsements — people like Mike Tyson, Charlie Sheen, Gary Busey, and many others — and paid for by Hillary Clinton.

Conan O’Brien said: “Apparently the top political Halloween costume this year is Donald Trump — that is gonna be the top costume. Meanwhile, even Jeb Bush doesn’t want to go out dressed as Jeb Bush.”


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LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson resigned as Conservative Party leader and therefore will be replaced as Prime Minister.

Johnson appeared outside Number 10 Downing Street to announce his decision to resign after a party revolt and resignations of several of his top ministers.

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Peggy Nienaber

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“They will pray with us, those that like us to pray with them,” Nienaber said, adding with a laugh, “Some of them don’t!” This claim was backed up by the founder of the ministry that ultimately got absorbed into Liberty Counsel, which the Southern Poverty Law Center has designated as a "hate group."

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