Following a holiday hiatus, Jon Stewart and The Daily Show returned to the air this week - just in time to take on the pressing topic of gun control.

The host kicked off last night's episode by introducing a segment known as "Scapegoat Hunter," in which he took the NRA to task for blaming incidents such as the Newtown shooting on everything EXCEPT guns.

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A gift of a helmet was presented to Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton after she returned to work following a month-long absence for health-related issues.

One stomach virus, one concussion and one blood clot later, HRC is back at the helm ... with a football helmet to protect herself from future falls:

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The Obama administration will either rue the day it created an online petition system or look at it as one of its signature accomplishments. A little of both, perhaps.

The latest hilariousness to come out of said program is a petition to "authorize the production of a recurring television program featuring Vice President Joe Biden."

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