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 [...]

Rick Perry Giving Up

By: Thursday January 19, 2012 10:20 am

Rick Perry is going to end his campaign for the Republican Party’s presidential nomination. Perry will hold a press conference in North Charleston, South Carolina at 11 am where he is expect to publicly make his announcement. The AP and Politico both report that Perry will endorse Newt Gingrich after dropping out of the race. [...]

Colbert’s Super PAC Is a Go

By: Thursday June 30, 2011 12:43 pm

The Colbert ReportGet More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,Political Humor & Satire Blog,Video ArchiveThe Federal Election Commission today approved Stephen Colbert’s Super PAC. From USA Today: The Federal Election Commission today voted 5-1 to approve Colbert’s political action committee, giving him a shot at doing what political types such as Bush strategist Karl Rove and former [...]

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