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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.

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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News that U.S. inflation inched up 0.5 percent last month set off another round of excited media reports, as news outlets pounded one of their favorite themes in recent months. Convinced that rising prices are the defining economic issue of the day — not huge job gains, record-setting GDP predictions, or boosted wages — the press continues to portray inflation as a uniquely American problem that’s hounding Democrats.

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