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Stephen Colbert Explains the Difference Between PACs and Super PACs

Colin Patrick

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Many of the people following the GOP primary race may be wondering about the difference between a Political Action Committee (PAC) and a Super Political Action Committee (Super PAC). If that’s the case, this clip of Ted Koppel interviewing Stephen Colbert about his recent involvement in the South Carolina primary race will define just how silly and nebulous PACs and their powers are.