The Government Shuts Down the Middle Class: Late-Night Comedy Roundup

By Reena Flores

How will the government shutdown impact the middle class? And what do a man, a car, and a tennis ball have to do with it? Jay Leno has an easy-to-understand video metaphor that explains everything you need to know about Obamacare, the GOP, and just how the middle class is going to get screwed.

Plus, Mark Zuckerberg visits Washington, D.C., to talk privacy issues, and people just can't get enough of the National Zoo's live panda cam.

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