Best HBO Talk Show: 'Last Week Tonight with John Oliver' or 'Real Time with Bill Maher'?

Both John Oliver and Bill Maher are political talk show powerhouses, delivering scathing and hilarious content to their viewers every week. In only four seasons of his HBO show "Last Week Tonight," John Oliver has quickly risen to the top of the political satire game. But veteran politico Bill Maher is still eviscerating critics on HBO's "Real Time." Which political talk show is your favorite? 🗣
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Should President Trump reschedule his meeting with Kim Jong Un?

President Trump canceled his June 12 summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in response to "tremendous anger and open hostility" from Pyongyang. Many argue this decision was premature, and Trump should reschedule the meeting. But others applauded Trump, arguing his decision to walk away from the summit sends a clear message to the North Koreans that they "cannot play the United States." What...
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Should politicians be allowed to block constituents on social media?

A federal judge ruled President Trump cannot block users from his Twitter feed, arguing it violates the First Amendment. Constitutional lawyers have debated whether Trump should be allowed to block users, arguing it is akin to kicking citizens out of a public space or town hall meeting because of their political viewpoints. But others say that's ridiculous—politicians should not be compelled to...
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Was America ever really great?

A Staten Island Home Depot employee received death threats after someone posted a photo of her on social media wearing a hat that said "America Was Never Great." Many argue the Trump slogan "Make America Great Again" whitewashes the nation's past hostility toward people of color, women and the LGBT community. But others say nostalgia for America's past greatness and the drive to reclaim it are...
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Is the Democratic Party actually broken?

Bernie Sanders insists the Democratic Party is a failure, but primaries in Georgia, Texas, Kentucky, and Arkansas all saw "establishment" Democrats win overwhelmingly. Critics argue the endless "Dems In Disarray" coverage promotes a myth that the party is crumbling while Democrats are actually fielding hundreds of new candidates, winning special elections and supporting one another. Others say...
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Should Paul Ryan step down as Speaker immediately?

House Speaker Paul Ryan (WI-R) says he won't seek reelection in 2018 because he wants to spend more time with his family. Critics say Ryan should just resign immediately. He's a lame-duck leader presiding over a House of Representatives that is unlikely to pass major legislation with midterm elections looming. But others say Ryan still has a lot left to do to lead Republicans to victory in 2018,...
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Should people who commit domestic violence be barred from owning guns?

More than half of the mass shooting incidents in the U.S. between 2009 and 2016 were directly related to domestic violence. Gun control activists say abusers should never have access to firearms, and Oregon recently passed a law banning anyone convicted of stalking or domestic violence from owning a gun. But gun rights groups say federal law already prohibits convicted domestic abusers from...
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Do you miss the Obamas?

Barack and Michelle Obama just signed a multi-year production deal with Netflix, and the Internet is freaking out. It's clear that many people miss the Obamas; with the Trump administration's ongoing scandals, some mourn the loss of a warm family and a calm leader. But Obama's detractors say he never put America first or took responsibility for his failures, and his legacy deserves to be...
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Should taxpayer dollars fund Planned Parenthood?

The Trump administration is moving forward with a proposal that would effectively gut federal funding to Planned Parenthood via the Hyde Amendment. Planned Parenthood has been the target of anti-abortion activists for years, and conservatives argue defunding the nonprofit would help end abortions in the United States. But critics say defunding Planned Parenthood just prevents poor women from...
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Does Bernie Sanders have a chance in 2020?

Political insiders believe Bernie Sanders is preparing for another presidential run in 2020, but the Sanders-inspired Our Revolution is reportedly in disarray. Skeptics say at age 79, the Vermont senator will be too old for the job. Plus, Hillary Clinton beat him in the primary by nearly four million votes, and he'll never win the Democratic nomination without support from voters of color. But...
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