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Larry Wilmore looked at the recent controversial interview of Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) by Mark Halperin, in which Halperin kept asking Cruz about his Cuban heritage. Larry felt nauseous at what he was seeing — that somebody managed to almost make him feel sorry for Ted Cruz.

The Daily Show highlighted President Obama’s complex and nuanced discussion of poverty during a forum at Georgetown University — and the predictable reactions from Fox News.

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Seth Meyers gave a blistering take on Jeb Bush’s continuing trouble with the simple questions he’s gotten asked about the Iraq War.

James Corden delivered another performance piece, for this season of college graduations: “Commencement Speech for Non-Graduating Seniors.”

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President Donald Trump's media allies are distorting a quote from presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden in order to falsely claim that Biden called police "the enemy." The lie followed a now well-trod path from Trump's campaign to his propagandists in Fox News prime time.

Biden has called for police reform following the brutal killing of George Floyd by officers in Minneapolis, Minnesota. While describing some of his campaign's proposals during an interview with progressive activist Ady Barkan published by NowThis News on Wednesday morning, Biden highlighted the problem of police militarization and how it impacts public perceptions of law enforcement.

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