What Mark Sanford’s Victory Says About Modern Politics

By: Wednesday May 8, 2013 10:07 am

Last night Mark Sanford (R) easily won the special election to fill South Carolina’s 1st Congressional District. He received 54 percent of the vote compared to Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch who got only 45 percent. There were two reasons to think the election was going to be closer than it was. The first was the [...]

Sanford Holds Single Point Lead Over Colbert Busch

By: Monday May 6, 2013 9:42 am

With the special election for South Carolina’s 1st Congressional district taking place tomorrow the race couldn’t be closer. According to a new PPP poll former Gov. Mark Sanford holds a single point lead over Democrats Elizabeth Colbert Busch. From PPP: PPP’s final poll of the special election in South Carolina’s 1st Congressional District finds a [...]

Colbert Busch Holds Nine Point Lead Over Sanford

By: Monday April 22, 2013 4:43 pm

Despite the strong Republican leanings of South Carolina’s 1st district it looks like Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch is on track to win the special election. According to a new PPP poll she holds a nine point lead over former Gov. Mark Sanford. From PPP: PPP’s newest poll on the special election in South Carolina finds [...]

Internal Poll Shows Elizabeth Colbert-Busch Leading Mark Sanford

By: Tuesday April 2, 2013 12:21 pm

Elizabeth Colbert-Busch (D), sister of Stephen Colbert, has released an internal poll showing her with a small lead over former Gov. Mark Sanford (R). According to the poll conducted by Lake Research Partners, Colbert Busch is at 47 percent in the special election for South Carolina’s 1st Congressional district, while Sanford is at only 44 [...]

Colbert’s Sister Holds Small Lead Over Sanford in Special Election

By: Wednesday March 27, 2013 9:48 am

Despite the strong Republican leanings of South Carolina’s 1st Congressional district, Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch may actually stand a good chance of winning the special election scheduled for May 7th. Colbert Busch is best known as the sister of the Colbert Report’s host Stephen Colbert. According to a new poll by PPP, she holds a [...]

You Chose a Good Day to Resign, Mark Souder

By: Tuesday May 18, 2010 12:04 pm

Rep. Mark Souder (R-IN-3) is resigning from office because of an affair with a female staffer, according to Fox News. Having Souder’s unseemly sex scandal story lightly reported and quickly replaced by bigger news is the best the GOP can hope for.

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