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Jon Stewart to Leave Comedy Central’s ‘The Daily Show’

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Jon Stewart, the host of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show,” is leaving the program that made him an influential figure in politics and popular culture.

Stewart will depart later this year, he said on the show Tuesday night. The 52-year-old comedian didn’t address his plans, other than having dinner with his family, once he steps down after a 17-year run.