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Video: SNL spoofs storm briefings by Christie, Bloomberg

For those ready for some mild comic relief after a horrible week, SNL did a fairly amusing bit on NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg's news briefings alongside his sign-language interpreter, and extended it into a take-off of NJ Gov. Chris Christie doing the same. Posted below.

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