Stephen Colbert to raise campaign money for sister

  • Posted: Saturday, February 23, 2013 11:30 p.m.
    UPDATED: Saturday, February 23, 2013 11:47 p.m.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Comedian Stephen Colbert is scheduled to visit his hometown to raise money for his sister's congressional campaign.

Elizabeth Colbert Busch is one of two Democrats seeking South Carolina's vacant first District congressional seat. There are 16 Republicans running.

Stephen Colbert, the host of the Comedy Channel's “Colbert Report,” appears at a private reception at a downtown Charleston bowling alley on Saturday. He is also slated to attend a private reception followed by a private dinner at a home on Sullivans Island.

Admission to the reception at the bowling alley is a $250 contribution. For $5,200, people can attend the private reception and dinner, get your photo taken with Colbert and his sister and have Stephen Colbert sign his new book.

The Colberts grew up in Charleston.

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