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12/06/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Stephen Colbert Tears Up After Obama Announced As President-Elect (VIDEO)

On Comedy Central's election special Tuesday night, Stephen Colbert appeared to tear up after Jon Stewart announced that Barack Obama had won the election.

Stewart announced the news without commentary, and it was received with wild applause by the show's audience. Colbert, for his part, took his glasses on and off and then rubbed his eyes.

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