Jon Stewart isn't even a real news broadcaster, but the Comedy Central figure is more trusted to deliver news than MSNBC, a new study found.

According to a new survey by the Brookings Institution and the Public Religion Research Institute, the public trusts him more than a 24/7 news channel.

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Following a holiday hiatus, Jon Stewart and The Daily Show returned to the air this week - just in time to take on the pressing topic of gun control.

The host kicked off last night's episode by introducing a segment known as "Scapegoat Hunter," in which he took the NRA to task for blaming incidents such as the Newtown shooting on everything EXCEPT guns.

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Jon Stewart took on Bill O'Relly in The Rumble in the Air-Conditioned Auditorium last night, a debate between the Comedy Central and Fox News host held at George Washington University.

And, unlike the actual Presidential Debate, both sides actually showed up this time.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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While he is, by all accounts, left of the political center, Jon Stewart has had many GOP members on the Daily Show and has a reputation as a well-respected interviewer.

After a recent appearance, former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld tweeted that he "Just wrapped up one of the most thoughtful interviews" of his book tour.

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