A True Duck Travesty: Late-Night Comedy Roundup

Plus: The Tea Party and the Republicans file for divorce, the fight to keep the Christmas in Christmas—and more.

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A&E suspends Phil Robertson, the partriach of the Duck Dynasty cast, for making homophobic and racist remarks during a GQ interview. Stephen Colbert and the Fox News family rally to Robertson's defense and blame the Word Police for all the evils in the world.

Plus, Republicans are divorcing themselves from the tea party. Their irreconcilable differences are proving to be a bit too much.

And in today's legislative news: Congress has passed the budget compromise. Now the government won't shut down and lawmakers can continue to do ... absolutely nothing.

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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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