The Fix: Stephen Colbert

Stephen Colbert on the income inequality debate (VIDEO)

"That's fundraising 101. You don't insult the donors. You don't see Girl Scouts going door to door saying lay off the Tagalongs."

Stephen Colbert takes stock of fixes (VIDEO)

"Get on the school bus kids! Principal Obama says the bridge is 90 percent complete!"

Stephen Colbert looks ahead to life after the Senate ‘nuclear option’ (VIDEO)

“So what’s going to happen in Washington now? Something?”

Stephen Colbert explains how Senate Republicans called ‘backsies’ (VIDEO)

“I’m Mitch McConnell, and I approve this message. (No I don’t.)”

Stephen Colbert tries to sign up for Obamacare (VIDEO)

“Web page cannot be found. Woo hoo, Obamacare’s a train wreck!”

Stephen Colbert introduces the 'Not a Game' government shutdown board game (VIDEO)

"This timer right here represents the fast-approaching debt ceiling. So you set that, then ignore it."

Couple stalled by government shutdown weds on 'Colbert Report' (VIDEO)

After the federal government shutdown threatened the wedding plans of Washington-area residents Mike Cassesso and MaiLien Le, Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert took matters into his own hands Thursday.

The couple had planned to wed at the Jefferson Memorial, site of their first date. But the shutdown threw a wrench in their plans. Enter Colbert, who convinced the couple to marry on his faux-news program.

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Stephen Colbert on Ted Cruz’s marathon speech (VIDEO)

“What makes it truly courageous: The bill was his idea, and it’s not really a filibuster.”

Stephen Colbert tosses salmon with Rep. Jim McDermott (VIDEO)

Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert and Rep. Jim McDermott (D-Wash.) bring Seattle’s Pike Place Market to Capitol Hill in the latest installment of “Better Know a District.”

Stephen Colbert jams to Madonna with Rep. Dan Kildee (VIDEO)

Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert’s “Better Know a District” segment zooms in on Michigan’s 5th district for a chat with freshman Rep. Dan Kildee (D) about sugar, organized labor, and Madonna.

Stephen Colbert on the Obama rodeo clown incident (VIDEO)

Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert takes a closer look at an incident that has received widespread attention this week.

Stephen Colbert debates every 'ology' with Rush Holt (Video)

He didn't win the Democratic Senate primary Tuesday, but physicist, "Jeopardy!" champion and Congressman Rush Holt (D-N.J.) is one heck of a thumb war player.

Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert learned this firsthand when he focused his "Better Know a District" segment on Holt's 12th district this week, to discuss, among other things, the merits of studying every "ology."

Below is video of the segment, which was filmed in advance of Tuesday's primary.

John Lewis recounts March on Washington on 'The Colbert Report' (VIDEO)

Civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) sat down with Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert on Tuesday to talk about the 1963 March on Washington, which he called an "unbelievable day."

"America is a better America because of the March on Washington," Lewis said. "And we are a better people."

The 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, where Lewis spoke and Martin Luther King Jr. gave his "I Have a Dream" speech, will be observed later this month.

Lewis also talked about his graphic novel and even discussed his superpower.

Check out the complete interview below.

Stephen Colbert jams to 'Get Lucky' with Henry Kissinger (Video)

Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert jams to Daft Punk's "Get Lucky" all the way to the office of former secretary of state Henry Kissinger.

Stephen Colbert on PRISM (VIDEO)

Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert suggests an alternate form of communication for people who don't want to be caught up in government surveillance efforts.

Stephen Colbert on TSA agents stopping Chewbacca actor (VIDEO)

Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert explains why it was necessary for Transportation Security Administration personnel to apply extra scrutiny to the actor who portrayed Chewbacca in the "Star Wars" films and argues for other government agencies to look into the movie franchise's characters.

Stephen Colbert gets to know Maryland's 4th district (VIDEO)

In the latest installment of "Better Know a District," Rep. Donna Edwards (D-Md.) sits down with Stephen Colbert to discuss gay marriage, President Obama, and changing cat litter boxes.

Stephen Colbert on gay marriage (VIDEO)

Comedy Central host Stephen Colbert offers his recommendations for how conservatives should respond to gay marriage.

Stephen Colbert gets to know Pa.'s 17th district (VIDEO)

Comedy Central host Stephen Colbert devoted his latest "Better Know a District" segment to the home of Yuengling and Crayola: Pennsylvania's 17th district, represented by freshman Democratic Rep. Matt Cartwright.

Stephen Colbert on Obama's 'Jedi mind meld' remark (VIDEO)

"Forget Benghazi-gate," says Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert. "This is Ben Kenobi-gate."

Stephen Colbert on sister's House race: I hope what I do 'doesn't sully her good character' (VIDEO)

Stephen Colbert on sister's House race: I hope what I do 'doesn't sully her good character' (VIDEO)

Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert praised his older sister Elizabeth Colbert Busch on Thursday, touting her credentials for a South Carolina House seat as he expressed hope that his own professional activities won't tarnish her character.

"It's natural for her to run because she has skills and something to offer society," Colbert said on NBC's "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon." "I am professionally ridiculous. So I just hope that what I do for a living doesn't sully her good character."

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S.C. race pits Mark Sanford vs. Ted Turner's son vs. Stephen Colbert's sister

S.C. race pits Mark Sanford vs. Ted Turner's son vs. Stephen Colbert's sister

A couple of weeks back, we named South Carolina the most interesting state in politics.

And now the state is proving us right. That's because the field for the special election to fill appointed Sen. Tim Scott's (R-S.C.) House seat is nothing short of fascinating.

It includes:

1. Mark Sanford, a Republican former governor who got caught having an affair with a woman from Argentina. The media began asking questions when his office said his absence was due to "hiking the Appalachian Trail" -- and one of the greatest euphemisms in modern politics was born.

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In political news wars, Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert beat Twitter and Facebook

Social media still have nothing on Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert and Wolf Blitzer.

Twitter and Facebook are great tools for the political junkie, and God knows The Fix team are big fans. But when it comes to the 2012 election, the reach of these social media tools is actually pretty small and isn’t growing very quickly relative to the most popular medium: TV.

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