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The Daily Show looked at Republican opposition to the Iran deal, and what the GOP would want to do instead — with an incredible performance by correspondent Hasan Minhaj.

Larry Wilmore spoke to the state of Kansas, on their latest effort to restrict how poor people can spend public assistance money — while the state of Kansas itself is in a deep budget deficit. And he featured a new show character, the “Welfairy Queen.” (She doesn’t really exist — except in the minds of state lawmakers.)

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) sat down with Conan O’Brien to talk about her personal background, and her efforts to improve the fairness of the economy by starting with two of her big issues: Raising the minimum wage, and ending federal profits on student loans (and paying for the latter with taxes on the very wealthy instead).

And for some more high-profile politics, Conan accepted a challenge from none other than First Lady Michelle Obama — that he do five chin-ups for her “Let’s Move” physical fitness campaign. However, it doesn’t look like he truly followed the rules here.

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My Brother, Still

When my brother was a boy, he loved to leave pennies on the railroad tracks up the street from our house and wait for the freight train to flatten them as it zoomed by.

This scared my mother to death. I don't know that she ever found a flattened penny in the pocket of his jeans or heard it rattling around in the clothes dryer. More likely, she got regular dispatches from the neighborhood gossips reporting for duty.

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