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Stephen Colbert Needs Your Help to Become a U.S. Senator

The Tea Party's Jim DeMint, a Senator from Stephen Colbert's home state of South Carolina, announced plans to resign from the Senate to work for a conservative think tank yesterday, and just like that, there are already Stephen Colbert Senate rumors (partly fueled by Colbert himself). DeMint's replacement will be picked by South Carolina Governor (and one-time Colbert Report guest) Nikki Haley, and on his show last night, Colbert asked his viewers to tweet @NikkiHaley to express support for his Senatorial bid with the hashtag #StephenColbert. Prior to Colbert discussing his Senatorial aspirations on his show yesterday, a fan created a Colbert for U.S. Senate website [...]