It was something of a surprising choice, as the host acknowledged from the start. "This election is about judgment," Stewart said. "Tomorrow is, perhaps, one of the most important days of your life. And yet you have chosen to spend the night before talking to me. Senator, as a host, I'm delighted. As a citizen: frightened."
Clinton's deadpan response? "It is pretty pathetic."
You can watch the first half of the interview, which was plagued by some awkward moments brought on by satellite delay, here. We've embedded the second half below.
Clinton, who said she is "feeling very optimistic about Ohio and Texas," had this to say after Stewart said he would not be surprised to see Clinton, Barack Obama and John McCain working in each others' cabinets:
"I've said many times that I would like to have a bipartisan cabinet and White House. A lot of our problems have nothing to do with Republican or Democrat – we've got to start acting like Americans again, roll up our sleeves and solve our problems."