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Obama "Dude" Gets Serious on The Daily Show

President Obama appeared on Jon Stewart's Daily Show Wednesday night. The show's website says video will be up shortly. But HuffPo already has it, in three parts, here.

WaPo's Dana Milbank has all the details and lots of quotes. Stewart actually called Obama "Dude."

The Daily Show host was giving Obama a tough time about hiring the conventional and Clintonian Larry Summers as his top economic advisor. "In fairness," the president replied defensively, "Larry Summers did a heckuva job."

"You don't want to use that phrase, dude," Stewart recommended with a laugh.

Milbank says Obama was "serious and defensive", even pointing his finger at Stewart when he said something he disagreed with. The LA Times report on the interview is here.

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Hillary on Daily Show Monday, Releases Tough New Ad

Hillary Clinton will be on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart Monday, March 3, at 11PM ET. Here's the press release.

And check out her new ad on national security that began airing in Texas today. Big Tent Democrat wrote it up earlier but comments came in so fast, the thread had to close early. Here's a place to continue the discussion.

The ad says:

Itís 3am and your children are safe and asleep

But thereís a phone in the White House and itís ringing. Somethingís happening in the world

Your vote will decide who answers that call.

Whether itís someone who already knows the worldís leaders, knows the military - someone tested and ready to lead in a dangerous world.

Itís 3am and your children are safe and asleep. Who do you want answering the phone?

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