Bill Maher Wants Obama Interview

Bill Maher, the acerbic host of HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher, has welcomed guests from both sides of the political divide including Ann Coulter, Ralph Nader, Bill Kristol and Howard Dean.

But the major presidential candidates have mostly remained elusive, including Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.), who, Maher said, "promised me he would do it way back when."

"When I saw him on [Fox News Channel] with Bill O'Reilly," he continued, "I e-mailed my producers and said, 'You know, if he'll go on with Bill O'Reilly, who treated him like such shit, what does it hurt to throw out [an invitation] one more time?'"

But Maher still hasn't heard from Obama.

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