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Stephen Colbert appears before FEC, with some serious business
Stephen Colbert appears before FEC, with some serious business

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 the commission to give their blessing to a political fundraising organization the comedian decided to form last spring. Packing cameras and spotlights, the team from Comedy Central's "The Colbert Report" showed up to hear the commission debate whether Colbert should be allowed to form a corporate-backed political action committee — Colbert Super PAC — and use the resources of parent company Viacom to produce and air...

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