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Colbert: Men & Woman Finally Equally Powerless

Posted 08.29.2011 | Comedy

Stephen Colbert hailed an unfortunate "win" for equality on Tuesday night's show when he announced that the Supreme Court ruling in the Wal-Mart sexua...

WATCH: Colbert On The Cuomo-Sexual Agenda

Posted 08.28.2011 | Comedy

Stephen Colbert wasn't surprised by New York Governor Cuomo signing the recently passed gay marriage bill, as the "Report" host has long been on to th...

WATCH: Stephen Colbert & Jack White's Rock Odyssey

Posted 08.24.2011 | Comedy

Some of the most transcendent "Colbert Report" moments have come when the host is just let loose to antagonize someone who may or may not be in on the...

WATCH: Colbert Defends Obama's War On Libya

Posted 08.23.2011 | Comedy

Colbert's sharpest satire is often reserved for members of the GOP, but on Wednesday night's "Report," it was President Obama who was the subject of t...

WATCH: Colbert Discovers Pawlenty Has No Spine

Posted 08.15.2011 | Comedy

From Michele Bachmann announcing she's running for president during her first presidential debate, to Tim Pawlenty refusing to say "Obamneycare" to Mi...

WATCH: Colbert Puts An End To New Weiner Photos

Posted 08.14.2011 | Comedy

As a television personality, Stephen Colbert is constitutionally bound to show any new Anthony Weiner photos that are released. And just when we thoug...

WATCH: Colbert Defends 'Blogger And Journal-ish' Andrew Breitbart

Posted 08.10.2011 | Comedy

Poor Andrew Breitbart. How was he to know that there would be video cameras rolling in a radio studio? Does the phrase "face for radio" mean nothing a...

WATCH: Colbert Wants Healthcare Bill Replaced With Haiku

Posted 08.09.2011 | Comedy

In a field of increasingly bizarre Republican presidential candidates, former Godfather's Pizza CEO Herman Cain has stood out in a class of his own. A...

WATCH: Colbert Salutes Republicans For Standing Up Against Themselves

Posted 08.03.2011 | Comedy

"One is reminded of Patrick Henry's courageous cry, 'Give me liberty and I don't want liberty.'" The thing that makes a story like Anthony Weiner's...

WATCH: Colbert Attempts To Understand Newt's Tortured Logic

Posted 07.19.2011 | Comedy

How does Newt Gingrich's tortured logic on health insurance translate to an artificially intelligent robot? Well, let's just say it doesn't NOT put it...

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WATCH: Fans Cheer As Stephen Colbert Files Political Action Committee Paperwork | Dan Froomkin | Posted 01.12.2012 | Media

WASHINGTON -- Hundreds of fans cheered Stephen Colbert as he delivered legal papers to the Federal Election Commission on Friday afternoon in his cont...

Dan Froomkin

Stephen Colbert Rallying Supporters At FEC | Dan Froomkin | Posted 01.12.2012 | Politics

UPDATE: Hundreds of fans showed up to cheer Colbert at the FEC. See story here. WASHINGTON -- As part of his continuing crusade to expose the lunac...

WATCH: Colbert Electrified By Gingrich's Pre-Announcement Announcement

Posted 07.11.2011 | Comedy

On Tuesday's show, Colbert praised (i.e. relentlessly mocked) the presidential campaign announcements of both Newt Gingrich and Donald Trump. Did we ...

COLBERT: 'Americans Love Rich People, That's Why We Don't Tax Them'

Posted 06.26.2011 | Comedy

On Monday's 'Report,' Stephen Colbert dove back into the well that is the Trump presidential bid, by first criticizing Obama's tax return (the long-fo...

Colbert: According To 'Fox & Friends,' Walgreens Now Does Pap Smears

Posted 06.12.2011 | Comedy

Did you know you can now get pap smears at Walgreens? At least, that's what you would have learned as a dedicated viewer of 'Fox & Friends.' As th...

Why Stephen Colbert Fears Me

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Steve Rosenbaum

At first I didn't put all the pieces together. Why wouldn't he return my calls? After all, in January alone he'd had Jane McGonigal, Michael Lewis, and Amy Chua. But still, no invite.

WATCH: Colbert & Stewart Battle Fallon Over Ice Cream

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Back in 2007, it was a rare privilege to have an ice cream named after you, but now it seems like Ben & Jerry will make one for any late night comedy ...

WATCH: Gaddafi Trying To Steal Spotlight From Charlie Sheen

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Charlie Sheen warned us; being on Charlie Sheen isn't for everyone. After 48 hours of ODing on our new favorite drug, it seems like Americans are...

Arizona's Death Row: Wisconsin Aside, Here's the Final Showdown Over the American Dream

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Biggers

An anti-immigrant activist received the death penalty today for murdering 9-year-old Brisenia Flores. The Arizona legislature, meanwhile, considered a bill that would prevent undocumented immigrants from obtaining legal damages in court.

WATCH: Stephen Colbert To Stephen Sondheim

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Stephen Colbert asked the multi-award winning lyricist Stephen Sondheim last night on his show: "What is a lyricist except a poet with the possibility...

DonorsChoose.Org: Education Charity Celebrates 10 Years In HuffPost Exclusive (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Born from an idea hatched in his high school teachers' lounge, Charles Best's has now raised over $58 million to fund tens of thousa...

Reddit Users, Colbert Fans Donate Almost $200,000 For DonorsChoose School Projects

NBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

As part of an ongoing effort to convince Stephen Colbert to host a faux political rally at our nation's capital, members of the community-based news s...

Colbert On Earth Day (VIDEO): 'I Celebrate Earth Day Because It's America's Planet'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Stephen Colbert greeted the nation with "Happy Earth Day" on his show Thursday night, but don't think that means he's gone green. "I celebrate Earth...

Colbert Report Takes Down Big Coal: Save the Endangered Hillbilly (VIDEO)

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

Goodbye purple mountain's majesty--here comes Patriot Coal! Last night on the Colbert Report, Stephen Colbert hosted scientist Margaret Palmer in a...

"Colbert Nation" To Sponsor U.S. Speedskating Team In Vancouver Olympics

AP | JAKE COYLE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

(SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEO) (AP) NEW YORK — Of the many countries participating at the Vancouver Olympics, add Colbert Nation to the list. On Mond...