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Jon Stewart to leave 'The Daily Show'

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Posted at 7:09 PM, Feb 10, 2015
and last updated 2015-02-10 19:49:02-05

Jon Stewart will step down from Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" later in 2015, the network confirmed in a tweet Tuesday evening. 

Stewart has been a part of "The Daily Show" since 1999 and has served as the show's executive producer and co-executive producer. 

The on-air talent has blended comedy and politics. He has won 20 Primetime Emmy Awards, according to IMDB.com. Comedy Central's official Twitter account thanked Stewart for his time with the show. 

 

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