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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 Jenny Sanford. (credit: Mary Ann Chastain/Getty Images)

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

File photo of outgoing Sen. Jim DeMint, left, and Rep. Tim Scott, who will be replacing DeMint as senator. (credit: Getty Images)

Special Election For Scott’s House Seat Set For May

Gov. Nikki Haley has ordered a special election to fill the congressional seat being vacated as Tim Scott becomes South Carolina’s next senator.

01/02/2013

File photo of Rep. Tim Scott of South Carolina during the Republican National Convention. (credit: Getty Images)

GOP Official: Haley To Tap Scott For Senate

A Washington GOP official says South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley has chosen Rep. Tim Scott to replace Jim DeMint in the Senate.

12/17/2012

File photo of Stephen Colbert at a recent book signing in New York. (credit: Getty Images)

Haley Shuts Door On Colbert For U.S. Senate

South Carolina’s governor appears to have closed the door on appointing Stephen Colbert to the U.S. Senate, all because the comedian didn’t know the state drink was milk.

CBS Charlotte–12/07/2012

File photo of Sen. Jim DeMint. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

DeMint Resigns From Senate To Lead Conservative Group

Republican U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint is resigning his Senate seat to take the helm of a conservative think tank.

12/06/2012