Angry about his sister’s Congressional election loss to Mark Sanford, Stephen Colbert did the logical thing – and declared Sanford his new sister.
In a story of political redemption, Mark Sanford is headed back to Congress after his career was derailed by scandal four years ago.
Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford says if he fails in his attempt to return to Congress, he will not seek office again.
Former Gov. Mark Sanford campaigned with GOP leaders while Elizabeth Colbert Busch appealed for last-minute votes as her blue and white bus rolled though South Carolina’s 1st Congressional District on Monday, their tumultuous campaigning near a close.
One congressional candidate is a former Republican governor seeking redemption after his career imploded in a public saga involving lies, the Appalachian Trail and an Argentine mistress. His Democratic opponent is a famous comedian’s sister who’s trying to benefit from her rival’s damaged reputation.
Republican Mark Sanford and Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch planned to hit the campaign trail a day after a spirited debate in their race for a vacant congressional seat along the South Carolina coast.
Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch says she disagrees with the $3.7 trillion federal budget President Obama is sending to Congress.
Mark Sanford says he believes in “a God of second chances,” and now the former South Carolina governor has taken the first step toward reviving a political career that was derailed by an extramarital affair.
Elizabeth Colbert Busch isn’t worried her brother’s fame will overshadow her campaign.
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.