Congress Suffers Some Blowing Pains: Late-Night Comedy Roundup

Plus: Hard times for “hip-hop conservatives,” Mitt Romney wants a rematch—and more.

These polls don't lie: Obama is incredibly unpopular right now. In fact, he's so down in the polling dumps that if the 2012 election were held right now, he'd lose to Mitt Romney.

Plus, the Tea Party's "hip-hop conservative" from Florida, Representative Trey Radel, got caught buying cocaine from an undercover police officer. The United States is trying very hard to catch up to the scandals of Canada—and clearly, we're succeeding.

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Reena Flores is a Video Producer at National Journal.

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