Comedian Stephen Colbert got permission from the U.S. Federal Election Commission to form a “super PAC” that can raise unlimited money from corporations, unions and individuals to support or oppose candidates in 2012.
Republican Mark Sanford will return to the U.S. House after winning a special election last night in South Carolina, staging a comeback four years after scandal tarnished his image while he served as the state’s governor.
Comedian Stephen Colbert, emboldened by a recent poll that showed him ahead of Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman Jr., announced yesterday on his late-night television show that he will explore running for “president of the United States of South Carolina.”
Former South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford won the Republican nomination for a U.S. House seat, clearing the latest hurdle in his political comeback after admitting to an extramarital affair four years ago.
Republican Mark Sanford won a special election for a U.S. House seat in South Carolina, staging a political comeback after admitting to an extramarital affair four years ago while he served as the state’s governor.