Bill Maher: Reported $1 million Priorities USA Action for Barack Obama. Maher is a comedian best known for his satirical commentary on American politics. He currently hosts the talk show Real Time with Bill Maher" on HBO ( TWX). "The difference between a country governed by Obama and one governed by Rick Santorum is worth a million dollars to me," Maher told The Daily Beast. "Not just because I think the country would be better, but because I think it would actually better protect the money I have left."