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The scandal-plagued awards show gets a nod for spotting groundbreakers, but the back-scratching nature of the ceremony makes it a little hard to swallow.The scandal-plagued awards show gets a nod for spotting groundbreakers, but the back-scratching nature of the ceremony makes it a little hard to swallow.

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After a multimedia outcry that included a bit on "Saturday Night Live," Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell withdrew support from a bill that would require women getting an abortion to undergo a transvaginal ultrasound beforehand. And yes, that’s every bit as unpleasant and invasive as it sounds.

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Those entitled Wall Street types at Goldman Sachs are apparently oblivious to the fact that they're having some PR issues of late -- either that, or they don't really care. Either way, "SNL" stars Amy Poehler and Seth Meyers make them the brunt of their jokes in this clip from last weekend's show.

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"Saturday Night Live" alumna Tina Fey returned once again to fulfill her comedic duty on the Sept. 27 episode of NBC's comedy show, spoofing Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's one-on-one interview with CBS anchor Katie Couric earlier in the week. Fey's fellow "SNL" comedian Amy Poehler dropped her Hillary Clinton act to play Couric in this clip.

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You just can't catch a break as a politician these days. Right when you think you look all "hip" and "endearingly self-deprecating" by allowing yourself to be skewered by certain late-night comedians (bonus points if you're actually on the show while this gentle, aide-approved ribbing is happening), those same wise asses up and turn on you.

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