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10:24 am on Thursday May 9, 2013

Stephen Colbert disavows South Carolina heritage after sister's loss

During yesterday’s The Colbert Report, Stephen said he is so upset, he will now claim he is from North Carolina instead of the Palmetto State.
6:21 am on Wednesday May 8, 2013

Elizabeth Colbert-Busch never really did have a chance

Political experts that modeled the conservative 1st Congressional District say that for all the hopes of Democrats, Elizabeth Colbert-Busch was always expected to lose by 5 points, even against the sex-scandal handicapped Mark Sanford.
1:33 am on Wednesday May 8, 2013

Sanford claims S.C.'s 1st District seat

Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford has won the 1st District race to replace Tim Scott with 54% of the vote. Democrat Elizabeth Colbert-Busch claimed 45%.
5:58 am on Tuesday May 7, 2013

Election guide for the 1st Congressional District

The 1st District special election is today, May 7. Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch and Republican Mark Sanford are the front-runners with the Green Party’s Eugene Platt also on the ballot. To help you prepare for the election, here’s some helpful...
6:27 am on Monday May 6, 2013

Gender, geography, rain play heavy in First District race

Tuesday is the election for the First Congressional District seat along the South Carolina coast and it's looking to be a close election between Mark Sanford and Elizabeth Colbert Busch. Shawn Drury offers a breakdown of the many variables in the...
7:02 am on Tuesday April 30, 2013

The lighter side of the Sanford and Colbert-Busch debate

The sky is not falling: The Post and Courier compiles the few humorous moments in Monday's 1st District debate.
2:38 am on Tuesday April 30, 2013

Video and coverage from Sanford, Busch SC-1 debate

Monday night's only debate for the 1st Congressional District seat between former Gov. Mark Sanford and businesswoman Elizabeth Colbert-Busch was spirited, with both sides letting their passion shine through the moderated event. Colbert-Busch seemed...
3:58 am on Monday April 29, 2013

A preview of tonight's debate between Mark Sanford and Elizabeth Colbert Busch

Tonight, 1st Congressional District candidates Mark Sanford (R) and Elizabeth Colbert Busch (D) will debate for their first time.
2:20 am on Friday April 26, 2013

1st District candidates split on Social Security, Medicare

In the race for the 1st Congressional District seat, former Gov. Mark Sanford and Elizabeth Colbert Busch are starting to show more of their differences, and one major one is Sanford's support in privatizing Social Security.
2:21 am on Tuesday April 23, 2013

Colbert Busch leading Mark Sanford in 1st District polls

1st Congressional District Democratic candidate Elizabeth Colbert Busch's lead has widened to 9 points, according to a new Public Policy Polling survey.