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Stephen Colbert Turns His Super PAC Over to Jon Stewart

Photo of Caryn James By Caryn James | James on Screens January 12, 2012 at 11:30PM

Would-be fake president Stephen Colbert – who has polled higher than Jon Huntsman in his native South Carolina – has been piling up money in his Super PAC. But now that he’s ready to form an explororatory committee for his campaign, he can’t legally run the PAC himself. (We know that Romney and Gingrich and all the others don’t coordinate with their PACs; that’s what they’ve said, so it must be true). What to do?
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Colbert Stewart Superpac

Would-be fake president Stephen Colbert – who has polled higher than Jon Huntsman in his native South Carolina – has been piling up money in his Super PAC. But now that he’s ready to form an explororatory committee for his campaign, he can’t legally run the PAC himself. (We know that Romney and Gingrich and all the others don’t coordinate with their PACs; that’s what they’ve said, so it must be true). What to do?

Watch as Colbert gets some legal advice and turns control of his PAC (wink-wink) over to pal Jon Stewart. 

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This article is related to: Stephen Colbert, Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert Superpac, The Colbert Report, The Daily Show With Jon Stewart, Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich

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