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Trevor Noah examined the sheer dysfunction going on in the House of Representatives, as no Republican seems to even want to become the new speaker — and how even Paul Ryan isn’t good enough for right-wingers who are now calling him a communist.

The Daily Show correspondent Jessica Williams explained the problem: “Paul Ryan is getting Playboy‘d”: With all the sleazy right-wing sites on the Internet, there’s nothing he can really do to keep up with them — and what’s even worse, conservatives can’t possibly be satisfied anymore from any real-life act of governance. And while she was it, she explained the similarities between modern right-wing politics and pornography.

James Corden highlighted the news that Playboy will no longer publish nude photos — which got him listing all the places you can still find a picture of a naked woman.

Larry Wilmore and Holly Walker looked at the controversy over the pirate ship toy set that appears to depict a slave.

Jimmy Fallon listed the “Pros and Cons” of watching the first Democratic debate.

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Dr. Rachel Levine

Screenshot from the official White House Twitter (@WhiteHouse)

President Joe Biden nominated Dr. Rachel Levine, a transgender Pennsylvania Health Secretary, to be his assistant secretary of health yesterday, according to several news outlets. If approved Levine will become the first openly transgender person to be confirmed by the Senate.

"A deeply experienced public servant and public health expert, she is poised to become the first openly transgender federal official to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate," announced a tweet from the official White House Twitter account.


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