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You know that a news story has broken through, as we like to say in the journalism business, when Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart start playing it for laughs. In the last few weeks, the dynamic duo of Comedy Central has had a field day with the subject of super PACs, those fundraising machines that can raise unlimited donations to fund political ads, provided that they are not officially affiliated with a specific candidate.

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Kantor responds to Obama book criticismupdated: Tue Jan 17 2012 16:48:00

Author of "The Obamas" Jodi Kantor responds to criticism of the book and defends her work.

Seth MacFarlane's problem with Jon Stewartupdated: Thu Oct 06 2011 20:09:00

"Family Guy" creator Seth MacFarlane explains the little known feud with Jon Stewart that led to an angry phone call.

MacFarlane: Angry Jon Stewart call an 'odd Hollywood moment'updated: Thu Oct 06 2011 20:09:00

"It was an angry call," Seth MacFarlane said of the now-infamous phone call in which Jon Stewart lambasted him for "Family Guy" poking fun at the fact that "The Daily Show" went live during the 2007 writers' strike, "and suffice it to say, he is a phenomenally good debater, if you had been keeping score, I would have lost roundly." Nirvana's Surviving Members Recall Genius & Pain of Kurt Cobainupdated: Mon Sep 26 2011 23:11:00

Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic look back on the 20th anniversary of Nevermind

Who is going to snag an Emmy on Sunday night?updated: Fri Sep 16 2011 10:35:00

It's that time of the year again -- Emmy season. And with the awards show running on Sunday night, now's the chance to lay out some of the likely statue winners. As any diehard television viewer knows, the awards don't always go to who necessarily deserves them.

Surprising benefits of setting your sights lowerupdated: Mon Aug 08 2011 13:32:00

In the first days of September 2001, I was engaged in the enviable task of shopping for a dress to wear to the Emmys. The TV comedy I often performed on, "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," was nominated for two awards, and all I could think about was walking down the red carpet (and all the ex-boyfriends who might happen to be watching).

CNNMoney: Republicans: Change consumer bureau ... or elseupdated: Mon May 09 2011 01:50:00

Republican senators have fired another broadside at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, vowing to block the nomination of any candidate to lead the watchdog agency without major structural reforms.

CNNMoney: Warren defends consumer bureau on 'Daily Show'updated: Wed Apr 27 2011 10:57:00

Using a familiar, friendly forum, White House adviser Elizabeth Warren went on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" to criticize a congressional effort to delay and weaken the consumer bureau created by Wall Street reform. Jeff Wagenheim: Unheralded Mark Hominick looks to steal spotlight at UFC 129updated: Wed Apr 20 2011 13:00:00

You could bus the entire population of Thamesford, Ontario, the 100 miles of roadway through the province's industrial south to Toronto, hand each of the couple thousand people on those buses a ticket to UFC 129, and the collective townspeople would be but a speck in the Rogers Centre crowd.

Obama should Auto-Tune his campaignupdated: Tue Apr 05 2011 17:44:00

Six a.m. isn't an hour most young people check their Twitter feeds. If we're checking anything at all, it's to see if the shower's warm enough. But 6 a.m. Monday is when President Obama decided to release a YouTube video formally announcing that "Yes, We Can" vote for him in 2012, if we feel like it.

Political Circus: Trump to drive in Indy 500?updated: Tue Mar 22 2011 11:32:00

Politics is serious business, but not all the time.

Jon Stewart Named to 9/11 Memorial and Museum board of directorsupdated: Fri Jan 28 2011 19:48:00

Jon Stewart, host of "The Daily Show," was appointed to the board of directors of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum's board of directors.

Political Circus: Does Obama wear a seatbelt?updated: Thu Jan 06 2011 14:38:00

Politics is serious business -- but not all of the time. From the halls of Congress to the campaign trail to the international stage, there's always something that gets a laugh or a second glance.

Political Circus: Obama as Luke Skywalker?updated: Tue Jan 04 2011 16:09:00

Politics is serious business, but not all of the time. From the halls of Congress to the campaign trail to the international stage, there's always something that gets a laugh or a second glance.

Political Circus: Stewart calls GOP 'World Trade cowards'updated: Tue Dec 14 2010 12:43:00

Politics is serious business -- but not all of the time. From the halls of Congress to the campaign trail to the international stage, there's always something that gets a laugh or a second glance. Here are some of the things you might have missed:

Jon Stewart's 'sanity' gets Auto-Tune treatmentupdated: Mon Nov 01 2010 16:22:00

At this point on the Web, if it doesn't get Auto-Tuned, it didn't really happen.

Thousands flock to 'Restore Sanity'updated: Mon Nov 01 2010 12:06:00

CNN caught up with a few of the people attending the Stewart-Colbert rally and asked the the key question: Why?

Rally delivers message with humorupdated: Mon Nov 01 2010 11:50:00

Comedians Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert attempt to entertain and educate during "Rally to Restore Sanity/Fear."

Stewart rally's point -- don't divide usupdated: Mon Nov 01 2010 11:50:00

At the end of a bitter political season too often hijacked by the extremes, the Rally to Restore Sanity was a heartening reaffirmation of American humor, smarts and civility.

Reliable Sources: Stewart rally a turning point or entertainment?updated: Sun Oct 31 2010 14:31:00

There are times when a journalist must gather his strength, brave the elements, go out and feel and touch the story at hand.

Huffington: 'Rally was a high wire act'updated: Sun Oct 31 2010 14:31:00

CNN's Howard Kurtz sits down with Huffington Post founder Arianna Huffington to talk about the Stewart/Colbert rally.

Commentary: Path to sanity paved with humor, Dominick findsupdated: Sat Oct 30 2010 20:19:00

OK, there's no way to write this article without name dropping. To cut to the chase, I know Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert, and you don't.

Stewart and Colbert fans in D.C.: Serve us up sanity, not Teaupdated: Sat Oct 30 2010 19:55:00

Ethan Williamson traveled from Wilmington, North Carolina, to the nation's capital Saturday with a clear message in mind: To support sanity in politics.

'Sanity' supporters flocking to Washingtonupdated: Fri Oct 29 2010 19:23:00

Comedy Central hosts Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert will hold the "Rally to Restore Sanity" and the "March to Keep Fear Alive" on the National Mall on Saturday, with thousands expected to flood in from across the country.

Obama visits Jon Stewart and 'The Daily Show' in D.C.updated: Thu Oct 28 2010 10:58:00

President Obama gently sparred with Jon Stewart on "The Daily Show" in the final run-up to next week's midterm elections, after the comedian called his legislative progress "timid."

Obama drops by 'The Daily Show'updated: Thu Oct 28 2010 10:58:00

American Morning spoke with media critic David Bianculli on President's Obama appearance on "The Daily Show."

How Stewart-Colbert rally, social media can boost voter turnoutupdated: Thu Oct 28 2010 09:20:00

If Barack Obama's juggernaut of a presidential campaign could only boost youth turnout by 2 percent, it is silly to think Jon Stewart's and Stephen Colbert's rallies Saturday in Washington will have any sort of tectonic political force.

Obama, Stewart square off on 'The Daily Show'updated: Wed Oct 27 2010 22:54:00

With just days to go before the midterm elections, President Obama joined comedian Jon Stewart for a taping of "The Daily Show" in Washington.

Campaign circus: 12 months of GOP hunksupdated: Wed Oct 27 2010 13:47:00

As Election Day gets closer, the rhetoric gets more intense, interesting and, shall we say, passionate. Here are some things you might have missed.

Stewart, Colbert ready to rallyupdated: Wed Oct 27 2010 12:46:00

Funnymen Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert announced their Washington rallies in September.

Obama appearance, rally confirm Jon Stewart's reachupdated: Wed Oct 27 2010 12:46:00

Jon Stewart is not a newsman, but polls show he has the reach of one at the top of his profession. He's not a politician or an activist, but he's set to host a rally expected to draw tens of thousands to Washington's National Mall. Jon Stewart Named Most Influential Man of 2010updated: Wed Oct 27 2010 12:33:00

The Comedy Central host came in ahead of President Barack Obama in the poll

Obama and Stewart: What's in it for them?updated: Wed Oct 27 2010 11:57:00

Barack Obama is no stranger to Comedy Central's "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," having appeared there four times as senator between 2005 and 2008. But Obama's widely promoted visit tonight (11 ET, Comedy Central), in the midst of a weeklong "Daily Show" encampment in Washington, is the first time a sitting president has appeared on that late-night cable show.

Jon Stewart reveals location for 'Sanity' rallyupdated: Fri Oct 08 2010 10:15:00

Jon Stewart has revealed the location of his Rally to Restore Sanity (and Stephen Colbert's March to Keep Fear Alive): The east end of Washington D.C.'s National Mall, between 3rd and 7th Streets.

CNN's Sanchez out after controversial commentsupdated: Mon Oct 04 2010 07:15:00

CNN anchor Rick Sanchez abruptly left the network Friday afternoon, just one day after making controversial comments on a satellite radio program.

A look at Rick Sanchez's CNN departureupdated: Mon Oct 04 2010 07:15:00

Reliable Sources looks at why Rick Sanchez is out at CNN following his comments on Jews and Jon Stewart.

Jon Stewart: Rallies not a response to Glenn Beckupdated: Fri Oct 01 2010 13:43:00

Jon Stewart says that his Rally to Restore Sanity -- and Stephen Colbert's sister event, March to Keep Fear Alive -- are not meant to counter Glenn Beck's Restoring Honor event of last August.

The Sweep: Vikings, voters and the charge of the Militant Middleupdated: Wed Sep 29 2010 19:38:00

This is a political story, complete with angry voters, a frustrated candidate and a scholarly observer or two. So if that's what you're after, take heart.

Jordan's king sees war if Mideast talks failupdated: Fri Sep 24 2010 07:46:00

Jordan's King Abdullah II warned that the Middle East may see another war if the issue of settlements is not resolved as part of the peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians.

Jon Stewart has the right ideaupdated: Wed Sep 22 2010 07:58:00

Are you tired of the extremes dominating the debate? Angry about hyperpartisans hijacking American politics? Well, Jon Stewart has a rally for you and me.

Stewart, Colbert announce Washington ralliesupdated: Fri Sep 17 2010 10:40:00

Two Comedy Central funnymen are apparently entering into the partisan political fray with rallies of their own in the nation's capital. Jennifer Aniston & Jon Stewart Laugh About Their Awkward First Dateupdated: Sat Aug 21 2010 12:28:00

The actress and Daily Show host have conflicting memories of a long-ago dinner in New York

Commentary: Democrats' incompetence isn't funnyupdated: Fri Oct 02 2009 15:22:00

Jon Stewart had a funny bit the other day on "The Daily Show" (well, I thought it was funny) where he lambasted the Democrats for not delivering on their "supermajority" status. Mad Men and 30 Rock Named TV's Top Showsupdated: Mon Sep 21 2009 12:28:00

Glenn Close, of Damages, and Bryan Cranston, of Breaking Bad, win as drama stars

Fortune: HD for everyoneupdated: Tue Mar 31 2009 09:59:00

Whether it's watching Jim Cramer and Jon Stewart trade blows on Hulu, or catching up on the latest from the Disruptors series (shameless plug, I know) more and more video is getting delivered via the Internet.

Stewart seen as winner in showdown with Cramerupdated: Thu Mar 19 2009 19:56:00

By most accounts, the showdown was pretty brutal.

Stewart vs. Cramerupdated: Thu Mar 19 2009 19:56:00

Jon Stewart and Jim Cramer trade barbs on "The Daily Show."

Stewart slings barbs face-to-face with Cramerupdated: Fri Mar 13 2009 12:33:00

After a week of pointed verbal barbs, host Jon Stewart sat face-to-face with financial analyst Jim Cramer on Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" and continued the assault Thursday. Stewart blamed Cramer and cable network CNBC for being irresponsible cheerleaders in the lead-up to the stock market meltdown. Study: 'Daily Show' A Lot Like O'Reillyupdated: Thu May 08 2008 19:00:00

The Project for Excellence in Journalism said it was surprised at how much the Comedy Central late-night program resembles The O'Reilly Factor, Hardball and other cable news shows in content

'Hairless prophet of doom'updated: Fri May 02 2008 19:23:00

Comedy Central's Jon Stewart calls CNN's Senior Business correspondent Ali Velshi a 'hairless prophet of doom.'

'Old Men,' Europeans seize Oscarsupdated: Tue Feb 26 2008 03:44:00

Oscar said yes to "No Country for Old Men" and to European actors on Sunday night. Jon Stewart Gives Angelina's Pregnancy an Award at the Oscarsupdated: Mon Feb 25 2008 11:44:00

She put her baby bump on display at Saturday's Film Independent's Spirit Awards. And even though Angelina Jolie didn't actually attend Sunday's Academy Awards, her pregnancy still got a nod from host Jon Stewart. During a short interlude, the Daily Show star teased about all the expectant actresses in attendance – referencing Jessica Alba and Cate Blanchett – and then announced (as if he were presenting an award), "the baby goes to ... Angelina Jolie!" Then, the funnyman quipped, "Obviously Angelina couldn't be with us tonight. It's tough getting 17 babysitters on Oscar night." – Brian Orloff Big Evening for 80-Year-Old Oscarupdated: Mon Feb 25 2008 03:00:00

Oscar night offers comforting awards and few surprises, as No Country for Old Men takes the top honor

'No Country' wins best pictureupdated: Mon Feb 25 2008 02:36:00

It was a "Country" made for Oscar. The Stars Come Out for Oscar Nightupdated: Sun Feb 24 2008 22:22:00

With the Writers Guild of America strike finally over and Jon Stewart tinkering with his opening monologue, the 80th annual Academy Awards is expected to offer plenty of high wattage glamour on Hollywood's big night.

'Country,' 'Blood' duel for Oscarupdated: Fri Feb 22 2008 11:28:00

The Oscars will be a showdown between a coldblooded killer and a coldblooded tycoon.

Stewart, Colbert back on airupdated: Tue Jan 08 2008 14:20:00

Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert return to the airwaves tonight, but without writers. CNN's Lola Ogunnaike reports. Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert Head Back to Workupdated: Fri Dec 21 2007 16:04:00

Note to politicians: Prepare to be mocked.

The show must go onupdated: Fri Nov 16 2007 12:14:00

CNN's Maggie Lake reports on the latest developments in the writers strike that has brought Hollywood to a standstill. Writers Strike: Will the Hosts Return?updated: Thu Nov 15 2007 14:00:00

As the writers' strike nears the end of its second week, Letterman, Leno and others face a difficult dilemma: support their union, or save the jobs of dozens of staffers? Jon Stewart Hosting 80th Academy Awardsupdated: Thu Sep 13 2007 07:23:00

Call it a repeat treat - Jon Stewart is hosting the Oscars again next year. Campaigning in Late Nightupdated: Wed Aug 29 2007 16:00:00

Hillary Clinton gets ready for another Letterman appearance, highlighting the increasingly important role talk shows are playing on the campaign trail Angelina Jolie: Brad and I May Want Up to 14 Kidsupdated: Sun Jun 17 2007 14:42:00

(Video courtesy Comedy Central.)

Fortune: Talk smart, augment your remunerationupdated: Fri Nov 17 2006 12:41:00

If you're looking for that next big job or promotion, you might want to forgo your next resume workshop for a trip to the nearest library.

Today's Buzz storiesupdated: Mon Oct 09 2006 10:52:00

Those people wearing "Stewart/Colbert '08" T-shirts can stop hoping -- Comedy Central's fake news stars have no intention of making a run for the White House.

'What a nice evening' for '24,' HBOupdated: Sun Aug 27 2006 17:53:00

Saving the world from assorted terrorists paid off for the cast of "24" at Sunday night's Primetime Emmy Awards.

Fortune: A good workout spoiledupdated: Wed Jun 21 2006 11:40:00

Like most people, I don't find it especially difficult to count the number of times in my life I've heard someone say, "If only there were a gym exclusively designed for golfers." It's pretty easy ...

Business 2.0: Bite-sized video is boomingupdated: Mon Mar 13 2006 05:59:00

Andy Samberg, a rising star on Saturday Night Live, owes his success to short video clips.

Fortune: The ultimate Oscar partyupdated: Wed Mar 01 2006 09:40:00

It seemed like a great idea a few weeks ago -- invite your friends over for an Oscars party, hand out ballots, place a few friendly wagers on who will look best on the red carpet or who will win, depending on the crowd.

Business 2.0: Now Serving: The Media Microchunkupdated: Fri Feb 24 2006 15:26:00

Andy Samberg, a rising star on Saturday Night Live, owes his success to short video clips. After all, Samberg was discovered by SNL producers who saw his comedy sketches on w...

showbuzzupdated: Fri Oct 07 2005 15:44:00

The blue vs. red political quips of "The Daily Show" is getting a peppermint infusion.

'Raymond' goes out on topupdated: Sun Sep 18 2005 17:31:00

"Desperate Housewives" may have had all the attention, but "Everybody Loves Raymond" won the big award -- best comedy -- at the 57th Annual Emmy Awards.

CNN's Quest joins legends of comedyupdated: Tue Apr 26 2005 05:24:00

"Saying don't worry is a stupid thing. You're gonna worry anyway. Everybody worries."

CNNMoney: What you wanted, what you gotupdated: Fri Dec 31 2004 10:32:00

Online retailer released its "Best of 2004" lists, and it seems that many of you got just what you wanted...but a few others are wondering why your aunt thought you needed the Black & Decker jar opener.

Campaign comedyupdated: Mon Oct 04 2004 16:36:00

An estimated 62.5 million viewers watched the first presidential debate Thursday night.

'Daily Show' viewers ace political quizupdated: Tue Sep 28 2004 16:50:00

So, three guys are watching TV.

10 Questions for Jon Stewartupdated: Mon Sep 20 2004 15:02:00

He was just supposed to be a mildly funny talking head on basic cable.

Fortune: Book Reviewupdated: Mon Sep 20 2004 00:01:00

A generation of pandering film reviewers has rendered the phrase "laugh-out-loud funny" almost meaningless through repetition. But--and I'm not afraid to repeat this--America (The Book) (Warner, $2...

Emerson students get news on 'Daily' basisupdated: Thu Sep 16 2004 15:10:00

John Kerry did it. John Edwards announced he was running for president when he did it.

Still talking swift boatsupdated: Wed Aug 25 2004 08:07:00

John Kerry isn't in such a hurry to move past swift boats after all.

Jon Stewart: Democratic 'product launch'updated: Thu Jul 29 2004 14:14:00

Thousands of media members are covering the Democratic convention, and among them are the quasi-reporters from Comedy Central's "The Daily Show," who take a little more liberty than most journalists covering the event.

showbuzzupdated: Mon May 17 2004 12:34:00

Jon Stewart, host of Comedy Central's "The Daily Show," told graduates at his alma mater they have a chance to become the new greatest generation by winning the war on terrorism.

Business 2.0: Hits & Missesupdated: Thu Apr 01 2004 00:01:00

[HIT] Fake and scathing 1, fair and balanced 0. CNN and MSNBC have gotten used to losing to Fox News. But during the Democratic primaries, an unexpected foe stole the ratings crown from all three. ...

Express Line dispatch: 'The Daily Show' gets seriousupdated: Sun Jan 25 2004 10:29:00

We came expecting a little comic relief from long hours, subzero temperatures and too much junk food. But what comedian Jon Stewart delivered Saturday night was a little more serious.

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