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It was a busy time for the late night comedy shows — they had to compete with news coverage of the Republican presidential debates. So did they come through?

Hillary Clinton stopped by Jimmy Fallon’s show — and along the way, she got to talk on the phone with “Donald Trump.”

Larry Wilmore discussed the rise of Ben Carson as an alternative to Donald Trump: “It’s a little story I like to call ‘the Tortoise and the Hairdo.”

Seth Meyers had fellow Saturday Night Live alum Horatio Sanz on, to do impressions of the entire Republican field.

Jimmy Kimmel outsourced the writing of jokes about Donald Trump — to a call center in India.

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Terry McAuliffe

Reprinted with permission from PressRun

Sticking close to the media's preferred script, Axios this week reported that the walls were caving in on Democrat Terry McAuliffe, who's caught in a surprisingly close race in Virginia's governor's race. "It was clear the McAuliffe campaign has taken on an air of tension — bordering on panic," Axios announced.

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Terry McAuliffe

This article was produced by Voting Booth, a project of the Independent Media Institute.

After 2020's election, Virginia adopted more pro-voter legislation than any state, from expanding access to starting to amend its constitution to enshrine voting rights. But these reforms have not been enough to turn out voters in this fall's statewide elections, where the top-of-the-ticket Democratic and Republican candidates for governor are close in polls but seen as underwhelming.

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