Stephen Colbert is a 3-time Emmy Award winning comedian. He headlines his own Opinion News parody show The Colbert Report, a spin-off show from his time as a popular correspondent on The Daily Show.
Stephen Colbert' profile as a political-cultural force was boosted when he was invited to perform at the White House Correspondent's dinner in 2006.
Al Franken is a political commentator and comedian, in February 2007 he announced his bid to run for Minnesota's Senate seat. Franken's presence on the Liberal Air America Radio placed it on the mainstream map. Al has been the subject of a documentary following his journey as a political player. Al has written 3 books, Rush Limbaugh Is a Big Fat Idiot, Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them: A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right and The Truth (with jokes).