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The Best Late Night Clips of the Week (VIDEO/PHOTOS)

Posted: 05/05/2012 12:31 pm

This week began with the ultimate collision of comedy and politics: the White House Correspondents' Dinner. President Obama's fifteen minutes of stand-up outshone Jimmy Kimmel's routine, but Kimmel's special edition of Unnecessary Censorship was a highlight.

Later in the week, the nation celebrated the one year anniversary of Osama bin Laden's death with a bitter partisan battle. And our long, national Newt Gingrich nightmare came to its inevitably bloated end.

These stories and more fueled this week's late night shows. Below are my favorite clips of the week. What were yours?

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  • Jimmy Kimmel - Hosting The White House Correspondents' Dinner

    Jimmy Kimmel uses his monologue to recap the highlights of his <a href=""target="_blank">White House Correspondents' Dinner appearance</a>.

  • Daily Show - Jon Stewart's Penis Cam for Tony Perkins

    Jon Stewart speaks directly to Family Research Council’s Tony Perkins in a way he'll understand. [<a href="" target="_hplink">WATCH VIDEO</a>]

  • David Letterman - Romney Teens Top Ten

    David Letterman <a href="" target="_hplink">counts down the top ten ways</a> Mitt Romney starts conversations with teens.

  • Colbert Report - 'Don't Say Gay' Bill

    Stephen Colbert's The Word takes on Missouri's proposed "Don't Say Gay" bill. [<a href="" target="_hplink">WATCH VIDEO</a>]

  • Daily Show - Obama's Osama Ad

    Jon Stewart asks Republicans if they're on crack for criticizing <a href=" "target="_blank">President Obama's Osama bin Laden anniversary ad</a>, then shows the ad George W. Bush would have run if he had the chance. [<a href="" target="_hplink">WATCH VIDEO</a>]

  • Jimmy Kimmel - Mitt Romney is Wild and Crazy

    Jimmy Kimmel shows off <a href=""target="_blank">Mitt Romney's "wild and crazy" side</a>.

  • Jimmy Fallon - Newt Gingrich Pros and Cons

    Now that a <a href=""target="_blank">full week has passed</a>, it's officially time to weigh the pros and cons of Newt Gingrich dropping out. [<a href="" target="_hplink">WATCH VIDEO</a>]

  • Daily Show - Lewis Black on Artisanal Foods

    Lewis Black takes on Dunkin' Donuts' artisanal bagels. [<a href=" " target="_hplink">WATCH VIDEO</a>]

  • Jimmy Kimmel - Bane Mumbles

    Jimmy Kimmel still thinks Bane is hard to understand in <a href="">the new trailer for <em>The Dark Knight Rises</em></a>.

  • Daily Show - Jon Stewart Defends Mitt Romney's Mormonism

    Jon Stewart thinks that people who attack Mitt Romney's Mormon religion are misguided. “It’s not like Mitt Romney will pursue policies that are unfair to black people because he’s a Mormon. He’ll do that because he’s a Republican.” [<a href="" target="_hplink">WATCH VIDEO</a>]

  • David Letterman - Stephen Colbert's Super PAC

    Stephen Colbert talks to David Letterman about Colbert Super PAC.

  • Colbert Report - Romney-Gingrich Star Wars Analogy

    Stephen Colbert uses an analogy that his audience is more likely to understand than rival fraternities. [<a href="" target="_hplink">WATCH VIDEO</a>]

  • Bill Maher - Mormon Failer

    Bill Maher goes after Mitt Romney for giving his money to the Mormon church instead of a real charity.


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