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File photo of Stephen Colbert. (credit: Getty Images)

Colbert: Sanford’s Win ‘Scares Me To My Core’

Angry about his sister’s Congressional election loss to Mark Sanford, Stephen Colbert did the logical thing – and declared Sanford his new sister.

05/09/2013

Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford speaks to media after casting his vote in the special election runoff with Elizabeth Colbert Busch for a seat in the 1st Congressional District on May 7, 2013 in Charleston, S.C. (credit: Mary Ann Chastain/Getty Images)

Sanford: ‘I Am One Imperfect Man Saved By God’s Grace’

In a story of political redemption, Mark Sanford is headed back to Congress after his career was derailed by scandal four years ago.

05/08/2013

File photo of former S.C. Gov. Mark Sanford. (Photo by Davis Turner/Getty Images)

Sanford: I Won’t Run For Office Again If I Lose

Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford says if he fails in his attempt to return to Congress, he will not seek office again.

05/07/2013

File photo of former S.C. Gov. Mark Sanford. (Photo by Davis Turner/Getty Images)

Colbert Busch, Sanford, Make Last Vote Pitches

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.

05/06/2013

File photo of former S.C. Gov. Mark Sanford. (credit: Getty Images)

Ex-Gov. Sanford Seeks Second Chance

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.

05/04/2013

File photo of Mark Sanford. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Colbert Busch: Sanford Used Taxpayer Funds To ‘Leave Country For Personal Purpose’

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.

04/30/2013

Stephen Colbert visits "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" at Rockefeller Center on Feb. 21, 2013 in New York City. (credit: Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

Colbert’s Sister Against Obama’s $3.7 Trillion Budget

Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch says she disagrees with the $3.7 trillion federal budget President Obama is sending to Congress.

04/10/2013

Stephen Colbert visits "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" at Rockefeller Center on Feb. 21, 2013 in New York City. (credit: Theo Wargo/Getty Images)

Colbert Sister Wins Dem Primary As Former Gov. Sanford Advances To Runoff

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.

03/20/2013

File photo of Stephen Colbert. (credit: Getty Images)

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

File photo of Stephen Colbert. (credit: Getty Images)

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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