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In the wake of the verdict in the trial regarding the death of Trayvon Martin, President Barack Obama spoke about race Friday after Jay Carney’s press briefing. Real Time host Bill Maher touched on this subject, mentioning that Obama’s words would resonate in certain places, but probably not in Florida. Maher also talked about Rolling Stone’s choice to put a photo of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on its cover, mentioning that the line between psychopaths and Rolling Stone’s normal cover subjects is not that wide.

On The Tonight Show, host Jay Leno went over a well-worn subject in his comparison of corruption of Washington politics to student politics after Matt Weaver was sentenced to jail after he committed crimes involving fixing an election for the California State San Marcos student body president.

Fast forward to 1:45 to see Leno explain what Edward Snowden has been up to recently.

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Ross Gianfortune is a senior web producer at Government Executive. He previously worked at The Washington Post, The Gazette Newspapers, and WXRT Radio.

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