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The Government Shutdown Ends & Fox News Can’t Decide Whether Trump Won or Lost | The Daily Show

After 35 days of the longest shutdown in American history, America’s government is officially open for business. The shutdown is over. 800,000 furloughed federal workers will go back to work today and should be getting their back pay within days. TV REPORTER: That fix only opens the government for three weeks, and it does not provide any new money for...

Who Is Pete Buttigieg and Why Is He Killing It in the Polls? | The Daily Show

First things first. A lot of people are asking, “How do you pronounce this guy’s name?” (laughter) It’s pronounced “Pete.” Okay? It’s like “peaches,” but you just stop, all right? Pete. That’s it. Oh, and as for his last name, we’re still figuring that one out. Pete Buddha-gah… Buddha-geh… Buddha-ged… WOMAN: South Bend Mayor Pete Buddha-geh… Buddha-gedge. I always say...

Comedian Hasan Minhaj on political satire and ‘the American Dream Tax’

JUDY WOODRUFF: Finally, the latest in our Brief But Spectacular series, where we ask interesting people their passions. Tonight, actor and comedian Hasan Minhaj of “The Daily Show” on tackling serious topics with the tools of comedy. HASAN MINHAJ, Actor/Comedian: I personally feel, as elder siblings, and specifically the first children of immigrants, we kind of are like the first-round...

The CNN Town Halls: Warren Talks Cents, Klobuchar Gets Real and Buttigieg Wings It | The Daily Show

No Democrat has been coming out with more policy ideas than Massachusetts Senator and nun that got out Elizabeth Warren. For months now, for months, Warren has been releasing policies faster than Netflix releases documentaries about serial killers. I mean, everything. Breaking up big tech, uh, housing reform, education. And if you’re one of those people who’s like, “Oh, yeah?...