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Comedian Stephen Colbert serves food with his sister Elizabeth Colbert Busch during a campaign fundraiser breakfast at ILA Hall on Feb. 24, 2013 in Charleston, South Carolina.

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Comedian Stephen Colbert serves food with his sister Elizabeth Colbert Busch during a campaign fundraiser breakfast at ILA Hall on Feb. 24, 2013 in Charleston, South Carolina.

Sanford vs. Colbert’s Sister: $300,000-Plus in S.C., with Koch, Friess

Former South Carolina Republican Gov. Mark Sanford and Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch each raised more than $300,000 for their campaigns for a vacant House seat in the Charleston area, a reflection of their high name recognition. Sanford raised $334,000 through...

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Speaker of the House John Boehner after the weekly House GOP caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol on Dec. 12, 2012.

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Speaker of the House John Boehner after the weekly House GOP caucus meeting at the U.S. Capitol on Dec. 12, 2012.

Republicans Receive Primary Threats Over Fiscal Deal

A letter to House and Senate Republicans circulating today bluntly warns that social conservatives will unite to vote them out in 2014 primary elections if they adopt President Barack Obama’s plan to raise taxes. “Let us also remind you that...

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Tea Party supporters cheer at the Tea Party Unity Rally in Tampa, Florida.

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Tea Party supporters cheer at the Tea Party Unity Rally in Tampa, Florida.

Tea Party Inc.: Think Tanks, PAC Roil

The Republicans’ anti-tax Tea Party wing, which failed in its goal to oust President Barack Obama and the Senate Democratic majority, is rising to leadership positions in policy and activist groups that have guided the party’s direction for years. South...

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