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Apr 3, 2013 — The embassy tweeted a link to Stewart's monologue mocking Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi. The tweet offended the Egyptians, so the embassy deleted its entire Twitter account. It then restored the feed without the offending tweet.
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Oct 19, 2012 — The presidential contenders fired one-liners, not attacks, at a charity dinner. And the president made an appearance on Comedy Central's The Daily Show.
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Feb 2, 2012 — Jon Stewart skewered Mitt Romney for the Republican presidential candidate's controversial remark that he's not concerned about the very poor or the rich but the middle class.
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Jan 13, 2012 — He's also given Comedy Central's Jon Stewart control of his SuperPAC. What high jinks will they get up to?
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Sep 16, 2011 — ENTER TEASER
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Jun 20, 2011 — A highlight: Jon Stewart's response to Chris Wallace who asked the Comedy Central star why he didn't think other major news outlets like ABC News and the New York Times were as ideologically biased as Stewart insisted Fox News was.
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Apr 12, 2011 — Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert have taken after Sen. Jon Kyl for his wild misstatement that 90 percent of Planned Parenthood's services are abortion when in fact it's only three percent. And they're having even more fun with his attempt to revise and extend his remark.
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Mar 30, 2011 — Host of Comedy Central's The Daily Show, Jon Stewart, and his writers, took on Obama's Libya speech and found it fertile territory.
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Oct 29, 2010 — The Jon Stewart/Stephen Colbert rally allows them to visit the source of much of their material. It's also one of the rare times when the germ idea that led a large group to come to DC was a joke instead of a serious cause.
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Oct 28, 2010 — President Obama tells Jon Stewart his administration has achievements unknown to many voters. This led to the comedian asking if the president planned a surprise party with jobs and healthcare for the American people.
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