Colbert, Stewart expecting 60K at D.C. rallies
WASHINGTON (AP) - Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert are anticipating bigger crowds at their rallies on the National Mall.
"The Daily Show" host Jon Stewart announced last week that he plans a "Rally to Restore Sanity" in Washington on Oct. 30. Colbert, host of Comedy Central's "The Colbert Report," says he's holding a "March to Keep Fear Alive."
National Park Service spokesman Bill Line said Wednesday the organizers for the events have amended the number of people they expect on their permit application from 25,000 to 60,000.
Line says discussions are still under way and the permit has not been finalized yet. He says there's no deadline for approval.
Stewart has said the rally is for people too busy with their normal lives to go to other political rallies.
By NAFEESA SYEED Associated Press Writer
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