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1st District candidates set busy campaign slates

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The major party candidates in the state's 1st Congressional District have busy campaign schedules.
    
Former Gov. Mark Sanford has appearances set in Charleston and in Berkeley County on Wednesday. At one stop, the Republican candidate plans to highlight his differences with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.
    
Democratic candidate Elizabeth Colbert (KOHL'-buhrt) Busch plans an event in which she announces the formation of a Republicans for Colbert Busch organization. Later Wednesday she holds a campaign rally at Burke High School in Charleston.
    
The two candidates, along with Green Party Candidate Eugene Platt, are seeking the 1st District congressional seat that was once held by U.S. Sen. Tim Scott.
    
The special election is May 7.

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