On September 20, 2001, Jon Stewart returned to work for the first time since the terrorist attacks that changed a city and a nation forever just nine days earlier.

In the uncomfortable and emotional position of welcoming viewers to a show based on parodying politics and current events, the New Jersey native delivered a heartfelt monologue in which he initially asked everyone at home:

Posted in: Jon Stewart

Slamming NBC's coverage of the Summer Olympics has become as much of a sport these days as swimming, archery or basketball.

The network is not airing many key events as they happen. It's even spoiling its very own primetime tapings by announcing the winner of various races earlier in the day. It's a mess all around.

Posted in: Jon Stewart

Boosted by a poll showing him leading Jon Huntsman in South Carolina, Stephen Colbert kicked off his Comedy Central show Thursday by bringing out his lawyer, Trevor Potter, to discuss the logistics of a possible presidential run.

The first order of business: Colbert's Super PAC. A candidate can't run a political action committee, even if said committee supports said candidate and raise unlimited funds.

Posted in: Stephen Colbert

Jon Stewart and The Daily Show staff pulled a fast one on GOP Presidential candidate Jon Huntsman over Twitter. What did the comedian do to his namesake?

Well, the Republican, who is active on social media, held a "Twitter Town Hall meeting" on Tuesday, asking followers to send him questions via hashtag #Q4Jon.

Posted in: Twitter

Ron Paul finished second at the Iowa Straw Poll this weekend, receiving 1% less of the vote than Michele Bachmann.

The answers Ron Paul gave at this month's Republican debate, regarding wasteful war spending, were met with raucous applause from the audience.

Posted in: Jon Stewart

Jon Stewart Biography

Stewart on Bachmann Jon Stewart is possibly the funniest human alive. He's also democrat, in case you didn't know that. More »
Full Name
Jon Stewart