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The Daily Show was quite displeased when the Iowa Republican Party barred them from their “Growth and Opportunity Party” candidates event this past weekend. Trevor Noah’s response: “As far as I’m concerned, the Iowa GOP can suck its own caucus.”

Jordan Klepper also chimed in: “Look, for Iowans a little ribbing won’t kill them — it’ll be the type 2 diabetes — and that’s the kind of joke they’re afraid we’ll make.”

Jimmy Fallon looked at the controversy over the Republican debates, with the help of a special guest: Fox News host Bill O’Reilly, who had his own list of demands to make — such as, “Stop complaining.”

And Stephen Colbert examined the latest threat to national security: The danger that Russia could destroy all the cables that carry the Internet. “Repairing those cables would be a slow process — because can you imagine how long it would take Time Warner to show up at the bottom of the ocean?”

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Peggy Nienaber

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Peggy Nienaber may provide her own downfall thanks to hubris. Rolling Stone revealed on Wednesday that the Christian fascist, who serves as vice president of the nonprofit anti-abortion group Faith & Liberty and serves as hate group Liberty Counsel’s executive director of D.C. Ministry, was caught bragging about praying with Supreme Court justices. While appearing on a livestream she didn’t realize was being recorded, Nienaber confirmed that she prays with some of the justices inside the Supreme Court itself.

“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. Rob Schenck, who used to work alongside Nienaber, but has since renounced his actions. Yet from the late 1990s onward, he prayed with Samuel Alito, Clarence Thomas, and Antonin Scalia in the Supreme Court itself.

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Gov. Ron DeSantis

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'We're not seeing a whole lot of common sense in his policies. He tends to toss aside serious ideas about climate change as just left-wing politics,' said Sierra Club Florida political director Luigi Guadarrama.

Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis has been energetically whittling away at civil rights in his state, pursuing anti-LGBTQ policies, pushing intolerance and censorship in schools, and restricting voting rights.

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