Democrats Say Jon Stewart Rally Will Spur Enthusiasm to Vote

Comedy Central TV hosts Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert expect tens of thousands to rally with them on Oct. 30

(Bloomberg) — Democrats are looking to a pair of comedians to do what President Barack Obama, former President Bill Clinton and dozens of other leaders haven't done yet this election season: Get party members excited about voting. Comedy Central television hosts Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert expect tens of thousands of fans to join them at the "Rally to Restore Sanity" in Washington Oct. 30, three days before congressional elections across the U.S. The president will appear on "The Daily Show" tonight in his first visit to Stewart's program since he was elected.

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