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Colbert Busch: Brother Won’t Overshadow SC Congressional Race

Elizabeth Colbert Busch isn’t worried her brother’s fame will overshadow her campaign.

02/16/2013

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Obama Pitching Job-Creation Proposal On Road For Next 3 Days

President Barack Obama is kicking off three days of travel to rally support for the job-creation and economic proposals he unveiled in his State of the Union address.

02/13/2013

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Ted Turner’s Son Vying In S.C. Congressional Primary

Teddy Turner inherited his love of sailing from his father, media magnate Ted Turner. But there is less of a family resemblance when it comes to politics.

01/23/2013

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Colbert’s Sister Entering SC Congressional Race

While comedian Stephen Colbert once spoofed that he was running for the president of the United States of South Carolina, his sister really is earnestly seeking a vacant congressional seat in the state.

01/18/2013

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Mark Sanford To Announce Bid For Congress

Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford is set to announce that he’s running for his old seat in Congress.

CBS Charlotte–01/16/2013

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Jenny Sanford Not Running For Congress

Former South Carolina first lady Jenny Sanford said Monday she will not seek her ex-husband’s old congressional seat, saying her job as a mother is more important than going to Washington.

01/14/2013

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US Economy Adds 155K Jobs; Rate Remains 7.8 Percent

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added 155,000 jobs in December, a steady gain that shows hiring held up during the tense negotiations to resolve the fiscal cliff. The solid job growth wasn’t enough to push […]

CBS Charlotte–01/04/2013

Capitol Hill

Opinion: New Beginnings

This New Year ushers in a new Congress and a large Freshman class. Here’s hoping that new faces create needed change on the Hill.

01/04/2013

Peter King

Opinion: A Terrible End To A Terrible Congress

Congress refused to vote for relief for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. The first Republican President famously said “a house divided against itself cannot stand.” The same holds true for the Republican Party today.

01/04/2013

House Deliberates On Budget Deal Past Fiscal Cliff Deadline

Cliff Avoided: Congress Staves Off Tax Hikes

WASHINGTON (AP) – Past its own New Year’s deadline, a weary Congress sent President Barack Obama legislation to avoid a national “fiscal cliff” of middle class tax increases and spending cuts late Tuesday night in the […]

CBS Charlotte–01/02/2013

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