Elizabeth Colbert Busch
Elizabeth Colbert Busch isn't the first female candidate to face the insinuation
Elizabeth Colbert Busch isn't the first female candidate to face the insinuation.
Tuesday's special election in South Carolina is a true toss-up
Tuesday's special election in South Carolina is a true toss-up.
How South Carolina's former governor could cost the GOP an easy House seat
Mark Sanford is one step closer to a remarkable political comeback after locking up the Republican nomination for Congress in South Carolina’s First Congressional District on Tuesday. A general election match-up in conservative South Carolina might seem like an easy final leg for Sanford, but there’s no guarantee that he’ll waltz to victory. Next month, Sanford will face off against Elizabeth Colbert Busch—Stephen’s sister—in a deeply conservative district where Democrats don’t usually have a chance. This time, they do.
Mark Sanford, the former Republican governor of South Carolina who turned “hiking the Appalachian Trail” into an Urban Dictionary entry (discretion advised), is one step closer to completing a surprising political comeback.