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Stephen Colbert highlighted what is already the most important vote of 2016: The decision by residents of the Village of Whitesboro, New York, to keep their town seal showing a white man apparently choking a Native American. “So it has a happy ending,” Stephen said, “in that I probably get to make some more jokes about this in the future.”

Larry Wilmore spotlighted the real buzz Tuesday night from the State of the Union address: That guy who looked like him, sitting behind First Lady Michelle Obama! (Note: It was actually Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.)

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Trevor Noah interviewed Rand Paul — on a one-man debate stage, in lieu of Rand’s exclusion from tonight’s main stage debate. (Note: Rand is refusing to take part in the undercard debate.) The big issue: Why does every other Republican want to bomb the Middle East?

Seth Meyers felt the need to rebut the latest attack that Ted Cruz has made against Donald Trump: Saying that The Donald represents “New York values.” “Hey, Ted Cruz, nobody talks @#$% about New Yorkers, except New Yorkers,” Seth declared, “especially not some Canadian-born, Dr. Seuss-reading, one-term senator from 1,800 miles away.”

Conan O’Brien looked at the rerelease of Adolf Hitler’s Mein Kampf in Germany.

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Three states that narrowly swung from Barack Obama in 2012 to Donald Trump in 2016 seem likely to swing back in 2020. Polling currently gives a consistent and solid lead to Democrat Joe Biden in Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin.

Should Biden carry all three of these swing states and keep all of the states Hillary Clinton won in 2016, he will win an Electoral College majority and the presidency.

According to RealClear Politics' polling average, Biden currently enjoys a 4-point lead in Pennsylvania, a 6.4-point lead in Michigan, and a 6.7-point lead in Wisconsin.

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