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Mark Sanford Affair

Mark Sanford's Fiancee Found Out About Split From Facebook Post

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 09.13.2014 | Politics

The former fiancee of Rep. Mark Sanford (R-S.C.) found out the engagement was off the same way the rest of the world did: by reading a lengthy Faceboo...

Paige Lavender

Jenny Sanford Reportedly Demands Ex-Husband Mark Undergo Psych Exam, Anger Management Classes

HuffingtonPost.com | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.02.2014 | Politics

Jenny Sanford, the ex-wife of former South Carolina governor and current Rep. Mark Sanford (R-S.C.), is demanding her ex-husband undergo a psychiatric...

GOP Candidate For State Senate Ends Campaign After Admitting Affair

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 08.13.2014 | Politics

A Republican candidate for the New York state Senate ended her campaign on Wednesday after announcing that she had a recent affair. "I have made pe...

GOP Rep Makes Joke About Mark Sanford Affair

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 07.26.2013 | Politics

Republican Rep. Mark Sanford, the former South Carolina governor who reentered politics despite a sex scandal, wants to make a fresh start in Congress...

Jenny Sanford: 'My Heart Goes Out To' Huma Abedin

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.25.2013 | Politics

Jenny Sanford, the former wife of Rep. Mark Sanford (R-S.C.), offered words of sympathy to Huma Abedin, whose husband Anthony Weiner admitted Tuesday ...

Mark Sanford, Appalachian Trail Lover, Pushes To Defund Appalachian Economic Commission

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.11.2013 | Politics

Rep. Steve Chabot (R-Ohio) is getting a helping hand from Rep. Mark Sanford (R-S.C.) in his push for an amendment to defund the Appalachian Regional C...

Sanford & Scum

Lester & Charlie | Posted 07.10.2013 | Politics
Lester & Charlie

It seems that South Carolina voters are all too ready to forgive the "family values conservative" who misused public funds, secretly left the country and lied to his entire staff about his whereabouts and deceived his wife about his sexual affairs with his South American mistress.

The Scandalous Thing 28% Of People Would Forgive A Politician For

Posted 05.14.2013 | Divorce

A new poll from Business Insider and SurveyMonkey found that Americans are surprisingly forgiving of politicians who have extramarital affairs -- so l...

The Daily Szep -- Mark Sanford Caricature

Paul Szep | Posted 07.08.2013 | Politics
Paul Szep

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The Curious Return of Mark Sanford

Chez Pazienza | Posted 07.08.2013 | Media
Chez Pazienza

For a long time now I've been saying this and, thanks to Sanford, I feel like I'm getting a very nice little shot of pure validation at the moment: scandals don't last anymore.

Extramarital Affair Website Buys Mark Sanford Billboard

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 04.30.2013 | Politics

Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford (R) got some free press this week from America's best-known service for people who want to have an affair. ...

Colbert Busch Makes Awkward Affair Jab At Sanford

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 04.29.2013 | Politics

Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford (R) deflected questions about his extramarital affair Monday in a much-hyped debate with Elizabeth Colbert Bus...

Tail-Sucking Mobius Loop

Will Durst | Posted 06.26.2013 | Comedy
Will Durst

F. Scott Fitzgerald famously uttered "there are no second acts in American lives" but bless his heart, the besotted scribe seems blissfully unaware of the loophole large enough to taxi a C- 130 through that exists for American politicians.

Sanford Falls Behind Opponent In Key Area

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 04.26.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford (R) is losing the money race in his special election comeback bid to fill the state's 1st Distri...

Dems Twist Knife In Sanford After GOP Bows Out

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 04.19.2013 | Politics

One day after the National Republican Campaign Committee announced it would not financially back former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford's (R) bid for...

Super PAC Ad Hits Mark Sanford With Unwelcome Reminder

The Huffington Post | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 04.18.2013 | Politics

House Majority PAC, a Democratic super PAC, has entered the South Carolina congressional special election with $600,000-plus advertising buy, targetin...

Who Is Maria Belen Chapur?

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 04.04.2013 | Politics

Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford won the GOP nomination in the race for an open House seat in his state Tuesday night, and in a rare public app...

Mark Sanford: No Gays on the Appalachian Trail

Michael Keegan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Michael Keegan

Sanford's own experience, you would think, would make him a natural ally of anyone whose unconventional love story has been the object of public scrutiny. Yet, when it comes to gays and lesbians, the former governor's allegiance lies with the Republican right wing.

Political Ethics: Arrested Political Development -- and Forgiveness -- in Delray Beach

Steven Kurlander | Posted 05.08.2013 | Miami
Steven Kurlander

In a world characterized by an unforgiving 24/7 news cycle and relentless and political pundits and bloggers, politicians more than ever are subjected to extraordinarily high standards of behavior and severe rebuke for immoral behavior. Take the upcoming in Delray Beach.

Disgraced Republican Looks For Resurrection

Reuters | Posted 04.26.2013 | Politics

* Four years after affair, Sanford runs for Congress seat * Quiet period on his farm since 2011 * Republican primary foe...

Mark Sanford Received Donation From Unexpected Contender

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 02.19.2013 | Politics

Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford (R) received a donation during his 2001 campaign from Elizabeth Colbert Busch, a potential competitor in the ...

Disgraced Republican Looks For Forgiveness Ahead Of Next Big Move

The Daily Beast | Posted 02.17.2013 | Politics

This is the sermon the fallen governor of South Carolina is now preaching to former constituents as he launches his official repentance/comeback tour...

'Wounded' Mark Sanford Talks Biggest Fear Of Reentering Spotlight

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 01.24.2013 | Politics

Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford (R) has launched a comeback campaign to regain his seat in Congress -- but that doesn't mean he's not apprehen...

Sanford Consulted Ex-Wife Before Launching Campaign

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 01.24.2013 | Politics

Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford (R) met with his ex-wife Jenny before launching a new political campaign, living up to his promise that he wou...

Jason Linkins

Former Gov. Confirms Run For Congress

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics

It's hard to believe that at one point, former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford was one of those names that credible people batted back and forth as a...