Happy Government-Shutdown Eve: Late-Night Comedy Roundup

Plus: Get ready to convert the White House into a White Castle, Obama and his friends on SNL — and more.

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You've probably heard that the government is on track to shut down this week. But maybe you haven't been keeping up with the news of how the White House intends to recoup America's fiscal losses. Don't worry: late-night has you covered.

Plus, Saturday Night Live's latest season kicks off with an in-depth analysis of the Affordable Care Act. It seems like everyone's pretty psyched about these Obamacare exchanges, including rockstar politician Ted Cruz.

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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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