Stephen Colbert

Arts & Culture
10:23 am
Fri May 10, 2013

VIDEO: Colbert Claims To Be A Tar Heel After Sister Loses SC Congressional Race

Stephen Colbert
Credit David Shankbone

On his popular Comedy Central talk show The Colbert Report Wednesday night, Stephen Colbert mourned the fact that his sister, Elizabeth Colbert-Busch, lost to former South Carolina governor Mark Sanford in a race for the state’s first district’s Congressional seat.

“Mark Sanford beat my sister,” Colbert said. “I feel so betrayed by South Carolina.”

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State of Things
11:45 am
Tue August 14, 2012

From Cronkite to Colbert

Americans used to turn to veteran journalists like Walter Cronkite for political coverage. These days, late-night comedians like Stephen Colbert are the most important political journalists in the country, according to author Geoffrey Baym.

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