Bill and Ted Cruz's Excellent Adventure: Late-Night Comedy Roundup

Jimmy Fallon does his best 21-hour filibuster, Jon Stewart reads from Dr. Seuss’s the Bore-ax — and more.

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Read any Dr. Seuss lately?

The children's-book author is all the rage since Ted Cruz premiered Green Eggs and Ham during his marathon "filibuster" on the Senate floor.

The comedy shows can't get enough of the Texas senator. It's no wonder: His 21-hour speech — which included references to Nazi Germany and Ashton Kutcher, among other tangential subjects — provided ample ammunition for the late-night circuit.

... And you thought the Senate couldn't get any less productive.

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Reena Flores is an Atlantic Media fellow, working with National Journal's digital team and concentrating on original video production. 

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