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As Trump Threat Remains, DC Offers Comedy Bonanza: Maria Bamford, Jackie Kashian, Tig Notaro's Bentzen Ball, Mike Birbiglia, Sean Patton and Dick Gregory Bring the Laughs

photo of Jackie Kashian with permission of With the race for the presidency still tight even after Monday's debate, there's not much to laugh about in Washington, DC, a political town not known for its cutting-edge humor even in less perilous times. But in the weeks before the election, Washington, DC, which rarely hosts A-list comics except superstars such as Amy Schumer, Lewis Black or Jim Gaffigan in its largest venues, is presenting a cornucopia of great comic talent.
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