Stewart, Colbert Expecting 60,000 at Rallies

The rallies are planned for October 30 on the National Mall.

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    TV hosts Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert usually only have a live audience of a couple hundred people. But they should expect a bigger crowd for their "dueling" rallies on October 30.

    National Park Service spokesman Bill Line said the organizers believe 60,000 people will descend on the National Mall for Stewart's "Rally to Restore Sanity" and Colbert's "March to Keep Fear Alive."

    Line said discussions for the rallies are still ongoing and the permit hasn't been completed yet.

    Stewart and Colbert announced their rallies last week, with Steward saying his was for people "too busy with their normal lives to go to other political rallies."

    The two rallies are a spoof of Glenn Beck's "Restoring Honor" rally and Al Sharpton's "Reclaim the Dream" march, which were both held on August 28.


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