25 Best 'Daily Show' Correspondents

From Colbert to Carell, John Oliver to John Hodgman, nobody helped Jon Stewart report the fake news better

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21. Dan Bakkedahl (2005-2007)

Part of the crew that came in post-Colbert, Second City alum Dan Bakkedahl had that rumpled beat reporter look and the appropriate trenchcoat to be the show's Senior White House Correspondent. With the Bush years so ripe for satire, the comic nailed a number of signature bits on climate change, gay rights, and the Iraq war — but the hidden camera parody of news magazine shows like What Would You Do? is Bakkedahl at his best. SC

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