Nightly News   |  April 03, 2013

Stephen Colbert’s sister to run for office

In South Carolina, Elizabeth Colbert Bush will be campaigning against former Gov. Mark Sanford as they vie for a congressional seat. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> in the news tonight. you may not be up on the special election under way for a congressional seat in south carolina . the two candidates have been decided. former governor mark sanford , the republican famous for running out on his wife for the woman who is now his fiancee. he is running against stephen colbert 's sister. elizabeth colbert. it's a conservative district. she's fighting an uphill fight. the special election is may 7.