Stephen Colbert holds the award for outstanding writing for a variety, music or comedy program for their work on "The Colbert Report" at the 60th Primetime Emmy Awards Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
December 22, 2011 11:06:58 AM PST
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -December 22, 2011 --
Comedian Stephen Colbert says he will pay half a million dollars to help fund South Carolina's first-in-the-South GOP presidential primary.