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Colbert fails to conquer Weiner

By Megan Carpentier
Thursday, March 10, 2011 9:01 EDT
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Last night on the Colbert Report, Stephen Colbert attempted to continue his streak of “winning” interviews by taking on Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY). Despite prepping the audience with a series of clips showing Weiner out-talking a series of Fox News hosts, the famously pugnacious Congressman kept his message clear, his laughter in check and his own winning streak intact.

Watch Part 1 of the segment, which first aired on Comedy Central on March 9, 2001, below:

Watch Part 2 of the segment:

Megan Carpentier
Megan Carpentier is the executive editor of Raw Story. She previously served as an associate editor at Talking Points Memo; the editor of news and politics at Air America; an editor at Jezebel.com; and an associate editor at Wonkette. Her published works include pieces for the Washington Post, the Washington Independent, Ms Magazine, RH Reality Check, the Women's Media Center, On the Issues, the New York Press, Bitch and Women's eNews.
 
 
 
 
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