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Elizabeth Colbert Busch South Carolina

GOP Win Illustrates Dems' Deep South Futility

Salon | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics

There was a certain futility to Elizabeth Colbert Busch’s congressional campaign, one that had nothing to do with her and everything to do with the ...

Colbert Busch Concedes South Carolina Election Loss

Reuters | Posted 07.07.2013 | Politics

(Adds concession by Colbert Busch) By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, S.C., May 7 (Reuters) - Republican former Governor Mar...

Colbert Busch Holds 'Advantage' In Personality-Driven Race

Reuters | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, S.C., May 2 (Reuters) - In a U.S. House race where personalities have overshadowed politics, Democratic ...

Colbert Busch Rejects Obama Plan

Columbia Patch | Posted 04.10.2013 | Politics

Elizabeth Colbert Busch, the Democratic candidate for the First Congressional District, has been painted by Republicans as someone who will be little ...

GOP Attacks Colbert Busch With Reinvented 'Words With Friends' Site

The Huffington Post | Preston Maddock | Posted 04.08.2013 | Politics

The National Republican Congressional Committee has developed a tongue-in-cheek website to attack South Carolina congressional candidate, Elizabeth Co...

Sanford, Colbert Busch Primed For Battle

Reuters | Posted 06.04.2013 | Politics

By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, S.C., April 4 (Reuters) - Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch kicked off her general election campaign for ...

Democrat Endorses Sanford Over Former Rival Colbert Busch

AP | BRUCE SMITH | Posted 04.04.2013 | Politics

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- The Democrat who opposed Elizabeth Colbert (kohl-BURT') Busch in the primary for a vacant congressional seat has endorsed her Repu...

GOP Official Fears Colbert Busch Because She's 'Not A Bad-Looking Lady'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 04.04.2013 | Politics

Elizabeth Colbert Busch, the sister of comedian Stephen Colbert now facing former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford (R) in a race for the state's 1st C...

Colbert Looms Large In Sister's Congressional Bid

RealClearPolitics | Posted 04.03.2013 | Politics

Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford won a Republican primary runoff on Tuesday, becoming his party’s standard-bearer in a May 7 special election...

Colbert To Give Sister Major Boost

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 04.02.2013 | Politics

Political satirist Stephen Colbert will host two high-profile fundraisers for his sister, South Carolina Democratic House nominee Elizabeth Colbert Bu...

Elizabeth Colbert Busch Opens Up

Charleston Patch | Posted 04.01.2013 | Politics

If the only things you knew about Elizabeth Colbert Busch were from the national media, you would think her home would be filled with pictures of her ...

Colbert Busch Scores Big Endorsement

North Charleston Patch | Posted 03.24.2013 | Politics

Just two days after winning the Democratic primary, congressional candidate Elizabeth Colbert Busch scored another political party’s endorsement....

Elizabeth Colbert Busch Hits The Airwaves

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 03.07.2013 | Politics

South Carolina Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch released her first ad on Thursday, a 30-second spot that highlights the congressional candidate's busi...

Colbert's Sister To Nab Big Endorsement

Summerville Patch | Posted 02.27.2013 | Politics

Elizabeth Colbert Busch will receive the endorsement of Georgia Congressman and Civil Rights pioneer John Lewis (D-Ga.) on Thursday, Patch has learned...

WATCH: Rare Glimpse Into Colbert Out Of Character

The Huffington Post | Anjali Sareen | Posted 02.26.2013 | Politics

Stephen Colbert has been hitting the campaign trail this week for his sister, Elizabeth Colbert Busch, who is running for South Carolina's 1st Congres...

Elizabeth Colbert Busch Gets Boost From Bro

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.25.2013 | Politics

Elizabeth Colbert Busch and her brother, comedian Stephen Colbert, hosted supporters of her campaign for South Carolina's First Congressional District...

Mark Sanford Received Donation From Unexpected Contender

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 02.19.2013 | Politics

Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford (R) received a donation during his 2001 campaign from Elizabeth Colbert Busch, a potential competitor in the ...

Colbert Busch Won't Focus On Famous Brother In Congressional Run

AP | BRUCE SMITH | Posted 04.18.2013 | Politics

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Elizabeth Colbert Busch remembers watching the funeral of Robert Kennedy on television, with her younger brother Stephen &nda...

Don't Count Out Elizabeth Colbert Busch

Washington Post | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics

From the moment she announced her special election campaign, Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch has been viewed as something of a novelty candidate....

Stephen Colbert Goes To Bat For Big Sis

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.09.2013 | Politics

Comedian Stephen Colbert is lending his star power to older sister Elizabeth Colbert Busch's fledgling congressional campaign, encouraging supporters ...

CONGRESS BOUND?

Posted 02.07.2013 | Comedy

Something in the Colbert DNA must encourage members of that family to seek public office. Stephen ran for president twice, and fanned the flames of an...

South Carolina Politics Gets A Real Colbert Twist

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 01.18.2013 | Politics

Elizabeth Colbert-Busch, sister of comedian Stephen Colbert, will run for Congress in South Carolina, St. Andrews Patch confirmed on Friday. Colber...