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Jon Stewart to U.S. Senator: Does Congress have mental problems?

Do members of Congress have mental problems? That's what Jon Stewart wants to know.

"The Daily Show" host posed that question Wednesday night to Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., as the two discussed the liberal senator's legislative wish list.

While discussing mandatory paid leave and the minimum wage, Gillibrand bemoaned her fellow lawmakers for having a lack of empathy on the issues.

"The issue is, people in Congress are in a bubble and they don't have a lot of empathy for regular working families," Gillibrand said.

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