Stephen Colbert


Thu June 20, 2013
The Two-Way

Stephen Colbert Drops The Act To Honor His Late Mother

Originally published on Thu June 20, 2013 9:24 am

Comedian Stephen Colbert.
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For almost four minutes last night, comedian Stephen Colbert dropped the act. And he delivered a beautiful, heartfelt eulogy for his late mother, Lorna Colbert.

There's not much more we can add, just watch:

Lorna Colbert was 92.

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Wed March 20, 2013
The Two-Way

Former Gov. Mark Sanford, Stephen Colbert's Sister Advance After S.C. Primaries

Originally published on Wed March 20, 2013 6:31 am

Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford in 2009.
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The race to fill South Carolina's 1st Congressional District has gotten quite a bit of attention. Mostly because of the cast of politicians vying for the seat vacated when Tim Scott was appointed to Senate by Gov. Nikki Haley.

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Thu January 24, 2013
The Two-Way

Mr. Colbert, Take Down That Box!

Some guy who appears on Comedy Central.
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Thanks, Stephen Colbert, for calling attention to our Tuesday post about whether Beyoncé did or did not lip-sync the national anthem at Monday's presidential inauguration.

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Sat December 8, 2012
The Two-Way

Florida's Crist Changes Parties; Colbert Won't Replace DeMint In Senate (Really)

Originally published on Sat December 8, 2012 1:30 pm

Comedian Stephen Colbert told his supporters to ask South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley to name him to replace outgoing Sen. Jim DeMint.
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That fledgling Democrat within Charlie Crist, former Republican governor of Florida, has emerged at last:

This should be The Decision That Surprised No One, since Crist was a featured speaker at the Democratic National Convention last September and had been a registered independent before that.

As NPR's S.V. Date writes,

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Wed August 15, 2012
The Two-Way

Will E.T. Hear Us? Reply To 'WOW! Signal' Gets Beamed Into Space Today

The message is going out ... and out ... and out.
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