Stephen Colbert

1:14pm

Thu August 9, 2012
The Two-Way

Thanks For Nothing, Stephen: Colbert Spoils The Wiki Veep Indicator

Originally published on Fri August 10, 2012 10:11 am

Buzz Killer.
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Well, tracking changes to prominent politicians' Wikipedia pages had been one way of trying to get advance notice of Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney's vice presidential pick.

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3:57pm

Mon August 6, 2012
It's All Politics

Dressage Enthusiasts Find Romney-Driven Attention A Mixed Blessing

Originally published on Mon August 6, 2012 4:44 pm

Jan Ebeling rides Rafalca in the equestrian dressage competition at the 2012 Summer Olympics on Aug. 2. Rafalca is co-owned by Ann Romney, the wife of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.
Markus Schreiber AP

3:38pm

Sun April 29, 2012
Media

If A Fact Dies In The Forest, Will Anyone Believe It?

Originally published on Sun April 29, 2012 4:04 pm

A recent obituary in the Chicago Tribune mourned the death of facts. But are they truly dead?
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According to columnist Rex Huppke, there was a recent death that you might have missed. It wasn't an actor, musician or famous politician, but facts.

In a piece for the Chicago Tribune, Huppke says facts – things we know to be true – are now dead.

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3:42pm

Wed February 22, 2012
The Two-Way

Mail Containing Harmless Powdery Substance Sent To Congressional Offices

Three different congressional offices have received mailings that contained a suspicious powdery substance.

Terrance W. Gainer, the Senate Sergeant at Arms, sent an email to congressional staff saying that a Senate State office and House District office received a mailing yesterday and a Senate State office received a letter today. Gainer said the letters were postmarked in Portland and the substance was found to be harmless.

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6:00am

Tue February 21, 2012
The Two-Way

Back On The Air, Stephen Colbert Gives Nod To Ailing Mom

Originally published on Tue February 21, 2012 6:04 am

Stephen Colbert, explaining his absence.
ColbertNation.com

Without directly saying so, Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert all-but-confirmed last night that he was off the air for two days last week because his 91-year-old mother Lorna has been ill.

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