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Stephen Colbert Reacts to His Sister's Congressional Loss

Stephen Colbert's sister Elizabeth Colbert-Busch lost her congressional bid to Mark Sanford in a South Carolina special election Tuesday night. Here's Stephen Colbert talking about the upsetting loss publicly for the first time (albeit in character) on his show last night and turning his back on his home state and politics, in general.

Stephen Colbert Surprisingly Endorses His Sister for Congress

Stephen Colbert's sister, Elizabeth Colbert-Busch, threw her hat into the ring for an open Congress seat in South Carolina last month, and here's Colbert talking about it for the first time on his show last night. Hopefully, if Elizabeth Colbert-Busch gets elected, she'll be able to keep her brother from speaking before Congressional subcommittees again.

Stephen Colbert's Sister Loses Congressional Bid

Stephen Colbert's sister, Elizabeth Colbert-Busch, announced she was throwing her hat into the ring for a congressional seat in South Carolina back in January. The special election was held yesterday, and Colbert-Busch, the Democratic nominee, lost to Republican Mark Sanford. Stephen Colbert broke character throughout the election cycle to campaign for and support his sister. "I'm willing to, you know, break the jewel of my own creation to try to do something for her, " he told CNN a couple months ago. "I'm not worried about what it would do to me or my show to try to help her as myself – not as my character, to help [...]

Watch Stephen Colbert's Speech at His Sister's Congressional Campaign Fundraiser

Here's a rare out-of-character appearance by Stephen Colbert as he introduces his sister Elizabeth Colbert Busch at a fundraiser for her South Carolina congressional campaign with a funny speech. I think he's only helping her out so he can butter her up to do a "Better Know a District" segment on The Colbert Report.