June 30, 2011 Stephen Colbert had done something remarkable. By turning an element of the nation's campaign finance system into a running joke, he's made many people really pay attention to it for the first time.
June 30, 2011 The Comedy Central star got the OK this morning thanks to a 5-1 vote by the Federal Election Commission.
April 12, 2011 Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert have taken after Sen. Jon Kyl for his wild misstatement that 90 percent of Planned Parenthood's services are abortion when in fact it's only three percent. And they're having even more fun with his attempt to revise and extend his remark.
October 29, 2010 The Jon Stewart/Stephen Colbert rally allows them to visit the source of much of their material. It's also one of the rare times when the germ idea that led a large group to come to DC was a joke instead of a serious cause.
The scene at the Lincoln Memorial.
October 3, 2010 The crowd at conservative broadcaster Beck's gathering in August spread over more of the area between the Lincoln Memorial and Washington Monument than that at Saturday's gathering of liberal groups, AP reports.
September 24, 2010 Comedian Stephen Colbert gave a truthiness jolt to a congressional hearing on illegal ag workers.
Stephen Colbert at this morning's hearing.
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September 24, 2010 The Comedy Central mock conservative TV host will testify before congress, in character, today. He's appearing with the head of the Farm Worker's Union to highlight the plight of immigrant workers.
September 17, 2010 Comedians Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert plan DC rallies for late October to spoof and counter Glenn Beck's "Restoring Honor" rally.
December 16, 2009 We keep our hands hovering over the dump button during some interviews. Stephen Colbert puts that power in Snoop Dogg's hands.
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