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Late-night humor

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David Letterman

“Eliot Spitzer lost his race for comptroller and Anthony Weiner lost his race for mayor. So that means I am back to being New York City’s biggest embarrassment.”

Conan O’Brien

“A Senate panel working on laws to protect the media has agreed on an official definition of a journalist. The new official definition … is a blogger wearing pants.”

“President Obama warned that the government could shut down in two weeks. Obama added, ‘Not because of a budget impasse but because we’ll all be watching the last episode of “Breaking Bad.” ’ ”

Jimmy Fallon

“Russian President Vladimir Putin actually wrote an op-ed piece in the New York Times where he said it’s dangerous for Americans to see themselves as ‘exceptional.’ Then he said, ‘Except for that Justin Timberlake. That guy is amazing.’ ”

“Senate leaders Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell admitted they have no Plan B if the House doesn’t avoid a government shutdown. Of course this raised a lot of questions, like: Since when did they have a Plan A?”

“Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff is apparently so mad over the NSA’s spying scandal that she has canceled her trip to the White House next month. Of course, it didn’t help when Brazil called to say they weren’t coming and the White House was like, ‘Yeah, we heard.’ ”

Bill Maher

“…Assad is going to turn over his chemical weapons to Russia, who will then of course sell them to China, who will repackage them as off-brand roach spray, and you can get them at the 99-cent store.”

Jay Leno

“USA Today had a front-page feature on the new healthcare law. It said that the opposition to Obamacare is at an all-time high. It has gotten so bad that the president is now calling it ‘Bidencare.’ ”

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