How Not to Protect a Water Supply: Late-Night Comedy Roundup

Plus: West Virginia's toxic spill could give A&E its next blockbuster, Chris Christie's Bridgegate headache continues—and more.

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Hundreds of thousands of West Virginia residents are left thirsting for clean water after a chemical spill in the Elk River occurred upstream of a local water treatment plant. People were advised not to drink, cook with, or bathe in water from their taps.

But Stephen Colbert knows tragedy gold when he sees it. Citizens of the Appalachian variety that can't feed or bathe themselves? Colbert calls the rights to A&E's next reality show.

Plus, New Jersey Democrats try their darndest to oust Chris Christie from office.

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

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

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