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Topic - Curtis Bostic
Fresh off his victory in the GOP's congressional runoff, former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford said Wednesday that the one thing that people know about Democrat nominee Elizabeth Colbert Busch — his top rival for the 1st District seat — is that she is the sister of a "well regarded" comedian.
Comedian Stephen Colbert plans to harness his star power to help raise money for his sister's congressional campaign in South Carolina.
"As Republican leaders openly scrutinize their party after a 2012 election that was disappointing for them, rank-and-file Republicans, independents and Democrats voice the same primary criticism of the GOP: it is 'too inflexible' or 'unwilling to compromise,'" says Gallup analyst Lydia Saad.
Mark Sanford asked South Carolina voters for their forgiveness, and — so far —enough said yes.