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Colbert Super Pac

It's Been Four Years Since Stephen Colbert Created a Super PAC -- Where Did All That Money Go?

The Sunlight Foundation | Posted 10.05.2016 | Politics
The Sunlight Foundation

Sunlight's Senior Staff Writer Melissa Yeager went step-by-step down the Colbert super PAC money trail to demonstrate how complicated it really is to follow the money under our current campaign finance system.

Yes, and You're Leaving: Why Some of Stephen Colbert's Biggest Fans Still Aren't Celebrating (Yet)

Sharilyn Johnson | Posted 07.01.2014 | Entertainment
Sharilyn Johnson

When December comes, and his character makes his final ego-fueled jog across the stage to the interview table, he will be sweeping our scene. As for the next one, we assume we'll be just be watching it from the audience.

'This Proves That Everything I've Ever Said About Obama Is True'

Posted 05.14.2013 | Comedy

If anyone is thrilled about the IRS' Tea Party-targeting scandal, it's Stephen Colbert. Even though his Colbert Super PAC Shh! was also put under ...

Colbert Channels Large Donation To Charity

Posted 12.14.2012 | Politics

Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert announced Thursday that he was placing the leftover funds from his recently disassembled super PAC into the "Ham Rove...

Jason Linkins

Stephen Colbert Would Like To Replace Jim DeMint In The Senate, As Everyone Expected | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.07.2012 | Politics

Thursday's surprise announcement that Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) would be taking his leave of that body and moving to a slightly different part of Washi...

Colbert For Senate? Please?

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 12.07.2012 | Comedy

UPDATE: A spokesperson for Stephen Colbert tells us, "Stephen is honored by the groundswell of support from the Palmetto State and looks forward to Go...

WATCH: Who Will Take The Fall For Colbert Super PAC?

Posted 11.13.2012 | Comedy

Super PAC donors were probably the biggest losers of the election, so, naturally, they're looking for someone to blame. It's only a matter of time bef...

The Best Political Memes Of The Year

Posted 11.06.2012 | Comedy

As we go to the polls to vote and then huddle together (with booze probably) awaiting the results, it's important to remember all the truly magical mo...

Press Liqui-Gel for Rapid Release*

Remy M. Maisel | Posted 09.12.2012 | Comedy
Remy M. Maisel

Penn Staters for a Better Tomorrow, Tomorrow and Texans for a Better Tomorrow, Tomorrow will go together where dozens of PACs have gone before. And we're on our way there already, wherever it is.

Is it Stupid to Study Colbert?

Sophia A. McClennen | Posted 09.10.2012 | Media
Sophia A. McClennen

If you think that Colbert is just a guy doing a shtick as a bloviating pundit on Comedy Central, then it makes sense to question why he would be the subject of study.

We Want Second Prize: Solving the Riddle of Colbert's Super Fun Pack Treasure Hunt

Remy M. Maisel | Posted 09.02.2012 | College
Remy M. Maisel

There is no reason why we can't enjoy ourselves while we make a real impact on the campaign and take back the reins of our democracy. Ironically, all we need to do is to start using the very system that favors corporations to demonstrate its fallibility.

WATCH: Colbert Reveals Treasure Hunt Winner

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 08.08.2012 | College

Stephen Colbert gave a small antique silver turtle with a bell to a college student on Thursday night. "It's great for attracting women, if you're ...

Tyler Kingkade

Poli Sci Prof Takes Lesson Plan From Stephen Colbert | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 06.16.2012 | College

Susan Grogan, a political science professor at St. Mary's College of Maryland, originally bought Stephen Colbert's Super PAC Super Fun Pack just to ad...

It Turns Out, We Can Indeed Haz Super PAC: Part II

Remy M. Maisel | Posted 08.12.2012 | Politics
Remy M. Maisel

We were educating people about campaign finance law (or lack thereof). Each time I spoke to someone who had never heard of a super PAC, or didn't really know how they worked, was a rewarding experience.

It Turns Out, We Can Indeed Haz Super PAC: Part I

Remy M. Maisel | Posted 07.24.2012 | College
Remy M. Maisel

My legal advisor and I spread out FEC Form 1 on the dining room table. "You mean this is really, really it?" I was asking in disbelief. "This one form, which asks nothing more difficult of me than to spell my name and address properly, is all I need?"

The Daily Szep -- The Fat Pac Cats

Paul Szep | Posted 07.17.2012 | Comedy
Paul Szep


Tyler Kingkade

College Students Following Colbert's Lead To Form Super PACs | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.09.2012 | College

NEW YORK -- When Paul Benefiel sent an email to Stephen Colbert asking for advice on how to set up his own super PAC at the University of Texas at Aus...

WATCH: Colbert Continues To Skewer Karl Rove Over Anonymous Political Money

Posted 05.09.2012 | Comedy

Stephen Colbert continued hammering away at Karl Rove and Super PACs on Tuesday night, talking more in-depth about the way 501(c)(4)'s, or "Spooky PAC...

Colbert On Super PAC: 'Almost Nothing Is Against The Law'

Posted 05.04.2012 | Comedy

After weeks and weeks of making a mockery of political action committees, handing over ownership to Jon Stewart and taking it back, what exactly did S...

Stephen Colbert Super PAC Has More Money Than Ron Paul Super PAC

Posted 04.27.2012 | Politics

Ouch. Ron Paul's campaign is so downtrodden that the super PAC supporting his candidacy has less cash than former fake presidential candidate Steph...

Disempowered Bankers Start Super PAC, Reveal Plans for World Domination

Blair Bowie | Posted 06.06.2012 | Politics
Blair Bowie

When is Packard imagining himself having this conversation and what will he be asking for to call off the hounds? This statement speaks volumes about how the industry thinks about its involvement in politics.

Pelosi, Colbert Strike Deal

Posted 02.23.2012 | Politics

Nancy Pelosi and Stephen Colbert have a deal. The House Minority Leader will encourage her members to appear on the comedian's "Better Know A Distr...

The Daily Szep -- The Super PAC Men

Paul Szep | Posted 04.23.2012 | Politics
Paul Szep


WATCH: Colbert Slams Pelosi, Loves Kittens

Posted 02.22.2012 | Comedy

Nancy Pelosi stirred up a hornet's nest named "Colbert Nation" when she released an ad attacking Colbert for raising unlimited funds through his Super...

Move Over Colbert, There's A New Super PAC In Town

Posted 02.18.2012 | Business

One Occupy Wall Street activist wants to put the protest's money where its mouth is. (CLICK HERE FOR LIVE UPDATES) John Paul Thornton, a member ...