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Celebrities Who Flirted With Politics
Ashley Judd recently contemplated moving from the silver screen to C-SPAN, dropping hints about a possible run for the U.S. Senate before deciding not to run. She is not the first celebrity to tease us by sniffing around a bid for office. Take a look at some of the other famous faces who were
Jon Stewart Bans Hugh Grant From 'Daily Show,' Also Doesn't Like Cat Stevens
Jon Stewart loves sparring with his “Daily Show” guests, but there’s one guy he never wants to see on his set again: Hugh Grant. Last week, at a Montclair, N.J. fundraiser he hosted with his Comedy Central cohort Steven Colbert, Stewart said the British actor acted...
Stephen Colbert Ends His Exploratory Committee For President of the United States of South Carolina
Amidst post-debate analysis and preparation for the release of Mitt Romney’s tax returns, Stephen Colbert tweeted about the end of his exploratory committee for President of the United States of South Carolina. @StephenAtHome: “Of all my exploratory committee members, I’m going to miss Roll of...
Stephen Colbert Gives Herman Cain the 'Colbert Bump' in South Carolina
It seems South Carolinans may have a “hunger” for comedian Stephen Colbert’s presidential bid. Either that or the Cain Train is gaining steam. In Saturday’s primary roughly 6,324 South Carolina voters, about 1 percent, cast their ballot for former presidential candidate Herman Cain, the man...
The Cain Train Collides With Colbert's Super PAC Satire
The Cain Train has been revived. Herman Cain, the man who ended his GOP presidential bid with a speech quoting the cartoon Pokémon, has re-fueled his banner-wrapped bus to help a different television character, comedian Stephen Colbert, win the support of South Carolina primary voters....
'This Week' Transcript: Gov. Rick Perry and Stephen Colbert
STEPHANOPOULOS: Good morning and welcome to "This Week." (BEGIN VIDEOTAPE) STEPHANOPOULOS (voice-over): South Carolina scuffle. ROMNEY: (inaudible), I know it's going to get tough. No one is going to be happy. STEPHANOPOULOS: The candidates go at it. GINGRICH: His record is so much further to the
Taking Bain By The Horns (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) GREENVILLE, S.C. — Mitt Romney’s not taking any chances. Even though a broad swath of Republicans, including some former enemies like Mike Huckabee, have been circling the wagons to defend Romney against attacks from the left and...
Jon Stewart : Edward R. Murrow Incarnate, or Something Else Entirely?
Jon Stewart : modern day Murrow or schizophrenic satirist? That question (or something like it) is on the minds of many people after a New York Times article published today likened the "Daily Show" host to advocate newsmen of another era, Edward R. Murrow and Walter Cronkite . The breakdown: On
This is not an easy thing to do try summing up all the incredible events of 2010 from the epic political struggles to the tragedy the triumphs and tawdry tabloid developments try and all up just three minutes we gave that assignment to our John Berman. Check out the results. More than reality. The
A Brief History Of 2010
A look back at 2010: Miner rescue, earthquake, oil spill and election upsets.