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The American people elected their congressmen to Washington to do ONE thing: zero things. Now that a budget deal has been reached, does that mean our government is working? Stephen Colbert doesn't like that one bit.

Plus, President Obama's administration is coming up with novel ways to sell Healthcare.gov. The best people they're hiring for the job? Celebrities.

Reena Flores is a Video Producer at National Journal.

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