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Charleston, SC. February 13, 2013…The South Carolina AFL-CIO announced Wednesday that they had decided to endorse the candidacy of Elizabeth Colbert Busch for the Congressional seat in South Carolina’s 1st District.

“Elizabeth’s business experience with the maritime industry and Clemson University helps her understand that when labor and management work together everyone wins. Her struggles in life have given her compassion and an understanding of working people’s struggles,” said Vice-President of the SC AFL-CIO, Erin McKee. McKee went on to say, “Her experience helps her to understand the needs of the 1st Congressional district.”

In response, Colbert Busch said she was extremely appreciative of the SC AFL-CIO’s support. “I am enormously grateful for their backing,” she said. “I am especially pleased that I received this endorsement as a result of the work I have done helping to create thousands of jobs, and my ability to negotiate to create win-win situations.”

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Elizabeth Colbert Busch is a Democratic candidate running for office in a special election in the 1st Congressional District in SC. The seat was left vacant when Rep. Tim Scott was appointed to replace Sen. Jim DeMint, who resigned his office. For more information, please go to:

www.colbertbuschforcongress.com

www.Facebook.com/ColbertBuschforCongress

Twitter: @ColbertBuschSC

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