No Quick Exit for Christie: Late-Night Comedy Roundup

Plus: Dan Rather does “professional” drugs, congressmen may be millionaires but they still take bribes—and more.

David Letterman has the latest update in Chris Christie's bridge scandal, and the New Jersey governor attempts an apology that's almost as long and drawn out as a traffic jam. Spoiler alert: a few vindictive staff members get thrown under the proverbial bus.

Plus: A new analysis from the Center for Responsive Politics reports that for the first time in history, Congress is mostly composed of millionaires.

And in television news, CBS anchor Dan Rather admits to heroin usage—strictly for professional purposes.

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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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