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Stephen Colbert Says He Won’t Mention His Sister’s Campaign for Congress on Air Unless She Does Something Funny

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[She] has a job to do, and that’s run for Congress. I have a job to do and that’s to make jokes. I would never use my show to get my sister elected. But the fact my sister is running, or that Mark Sanford is running or Teddy Turner is running or Chip Limehouse, who I knew when I was younger, is running — those are all opportunities for my character to make jokes.” — Colbert on Elizabeth Colbert-Busch’s bid for South Carolina District 1’s congressional seat.

Colbert Won’t Mention Sister’s Congressional Bid