| Jan 18, 2012
| 8:09 PM
Trevor Potter is an unlikely repeat guest for a late-night comedy show. As the former chairman of the Federal Election Commission, the courtly Washington lawyer is a leading expert on campaign finance law — not the kind of material that generates...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 8:13 AM
The South Carolina Republican Party is denying Stephen Colbert's contention Thursday that they had reached an agreement with the comedian to sell naming rights to its presidential preference primary.
So who's telling the truth? Or is this a case of...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 1:50 PM
"Don't tiger mother me!" my daughter replied the other evening in response to the obligatory nightly homework question.
Eye-rolling and laughter ensued, and it became clear that the phrase "tiger mother" had entered the national lexicon. Since The Wall...
| Jul 1, 2011
Satirical talk show host Stephen Colbert took his act to the Federal Election Commission on Thursday, shining his lights — literally — on the normally obscure bureaucracy.
Colbert had petitioned the three Republicans and three Democrats on...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 4:59 AM
The knee-jerk, anti-Muslim theorizing in the immediate aftermath of Friday's terrorist attacks in Norway was not the American media's finest moment.
In fact, it was a moment perfect for mockery, as Stephen Colbert deftly demonstrated on "The Colbert...
| Dec 9, 2010
| 4:32 PM
The Colbert Report Mon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c Steve Martin Pt. 2 www.colbertnation.com Colbert Report Full Episodes Political Humor & Satire Blog March to Keep Fear Alive Steve Martin learned the hard way last week that live audiences don't......
| Aug 2, 2011
| 9:32 PM
Monday night, I was watching "The Daily Show" and "The Colbert Report" on cable's Comedy Central network — some refer to this ritual as "attending liberal church" for how these programs cleanse the progressive soul at the end of a......
| Dec 8, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Stephen Colbert shows off his ballet dancing skills -- and shapely legs -- on "The Colbert Report."...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Bjork and her giant ball-o-yarn hairdo dropped by the Colbert Report last night in advance of her month-long New York residency at to talk about her groundbreaking "app album" 'Biophilia' and perform her celestial tune 'Cosmogony.'...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 11:54 AM
If there's one thing local news tends to be good at, it's scaring people.
And if the coverage of this weekend's temporary closure of a 10-mile stretch of a Los Angeles highway is any indication, the news is still doing what it does best.
| Jun 8, 2011
| 7:41 AM
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) earned a lot of respect from civil libertarians several weeks ago when he emerged as this country's foremost Fourth Amendment advocate. Rand tried single-handedly to stop some of the more authoritarian aspects of the Patriot...