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The Daily Show with Jon Stewart is a satirical spoof of a cable television news show on Comedy Central.
See also Congresspedia's index of Colbert Report interviews with members of Congress.
Member of Congress interviews
The Daily Show frequently features interviews with members of Congress. Comedy Central has been kind enough to provide Congresspedia with links to the interview videos. It should be noted that the interviews often veer into pure comedy and should not be taken as on-the-record comments.
To see the interview videos, click the links below to the members' profiles:
- Sen. Joe Biden (D-Del.) - August 2, 2005.
- Rep. Henry Bonilla (R-Texas) - August 2, 2004.
- Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) – November 1, 2005.
- Sen. Russ Feingold (D-Wis.) - March 22, 2006.
- Sen. Ted Kennedy (D-Mass.) - April 20, 2006.
- Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) – August 24, 2004 (part one)
- Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) – August 24, 2004 (part two)
- Sen. Joe Lieberman (D-Conn.) – January 20, 2005.
- Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) - April 4, 2006.
- Sen. Ben Nelson (D-Mass.) - February 8, 2005.
- Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) – November 7, 2005.
- Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) - November 30, 2005.
- Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.) - July 25, 2005.
- Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) – November 3, 2004.
- Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) - September 29, 2005.
Non-interview segments on members of Congress
- Sen. Sam Brownback (R-Kan.)
- Rep. Tom DeLay (R-Texas)
- Sen. Russ Feingold (D-Wis.)
- Rep. Katherine Harris (R-Fla.)
- Sen. Joe Lieberman (D-Conn.)
- Rep. Cynthia McKinney (D-Ga.)
- Sen. Rick Santorum (R-Pa.)
- Sen. Ted Stevens (R-Alaska)
Other segments pertaining to Congress
- Segment on Sen. Ted Stevens (R-Alaska) and the Network neutrality debate. (from Crooks and Liars) (See Network Neutrality Legislation)
- "Daily Show Post 911 Monologue," Daily Show, September 11, 2001, (on YouTube posted by SmithHappens.com).
- John Amato, "Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert are winners at the Emmys," Crooks and Liars, August 28, 2006.
- "Daily Show: Was Wolfie Out of Line?" The Daily Show (posted by SilentPatriot at Crooks and Liars), February 2, 2007. re Dick Cheney
- SilentPatriot, "Conservative Comedy Show: So bad it’s hilarious," Crooks and Liars, February 14, 2007. re Fox News