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.

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.

Read more from National Journal.

Jump to comments

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

Get Today's Top Stories in Your Inbox (preview)

The Ghost Trains of America

Can a band of locomotive experts save vintage railcars from ruin?


Elsewhere on the web

Join the Discussion

After you comment, click Post. If you’re not already logged in you will be asked to log in or register. blog comments powered by Disqus

Video

Why Did I Study Physics?

Using hand-drawn cartoons to explain an academic passion

Video

What If Emoji Lived Among Us?

A whimsical ad imagines what life would be like if emoji were real.

Video

Living Alone on a Sailboat

"If you think I'm a dirtbag, then you don't understand the lifestyle."

Video

How Is Social Media Changing Journalism?

How new platforms are transforming radio, TV, print, and digital

Video

The Place Where Silent Movies Sing

How an antique, wind-powered pipe organ brings films to life

Feature

The Future of Iced Coffee

Are artisan businesses like Blue Bottle doomed to fail when they go mainstream?

Writers

Up
Down

More in Video

Just In