A government shutdown. The botched Obamacare rollout. Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's very public meltdown. This was a tough year to be a politician, which meant there was plenty of material for political comics to feast upon. We look back on the funny, the serious and the just-plain-cringeworthy news from the past year with a panel of local comedians.
Laugh Out Loud: Comedians on The Year in News
Brian Copeland, comedian, playwright, author and host of KGO's "The Brian Copeland Show"
Bob Sarlatte, actor and comedian frequently appearing on "The Late Show with David Letterman" and longtime field announcer for the San Francisco 49ers
Marga Gomez, actress and comedian