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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...

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.

Sanford: I Won't Run For Office Again If I Lose

AP | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics

BY BRUCE SMITH, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CHARLESTON, S.C. — Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford said Tuesday that he won't run for office again i...

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...

Mark Sanford Makes Rare Appearance With New Fiance

Posted 04.03.2013 | Politics

Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford (R) won the Republican nomination for the state's 1st Congressional District race on Tuesday, later making a r...

Did Mark Sanford And Maria Belen Chapur Fall Victim To The Dance?

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Diane Tucker

"It was innocent," insisted Mark Sanford, while recollecting his first encounter with Maria Belen Chapur on an Uruguayan dance floor. Oh, really?

Mark Sanford Disappears AGAIN: South Carolina Gov Takes Vacation Without Alerting Lt. Gov. Of His Whereabouts

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford is back in the office after again taking a vacation without telling the lieutenant governor wh...

Jenny Sanford Still Wants To Save Marriage, Friends Say

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina's first lady Jenny Sanford is working to fix her shattered marriage after her husband admitted a yearlong affair...

South Carolina Republican Wants Investigation Of Sanford Affair

The Greenville News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. David Thomas said Thursday he plans to chair hearings into whether Gov. Mark Sanford spent any state money on his yearlong affair with an Argenti...

Sanford Ignored 15 Calls From Chief Of Staff While In Argentina

The State | GINA SMITH and JOHN O'CONNOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Gov. Mark Sanford's chief of staff, Scott English, called the governor's cell phones 15 times during the governor's secret trip to Argentina to visit ...

Jason Linkins

Sanford's Media Emails: News Orgs Offered Friendly Spin [UPDATE] | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Remember, not too long ago, South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford just disappeared off the face of the earth to gently strum Spandau Ballet ballads on ...

GOP Meets To Discuss Sanford's Fate

The State | By GINA SMITH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Gov. Mark Sanford's secret visit to Buenos Aires that left state officials and his own staff unsure of his whereabouts has spawned a meeting today of ...

Jason Linkins

The Mark Sanford Affair Commemorated In Poetry | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican legislators are wondering whether Mark Sanford has gone crazy. "That's a troubled man," said Sen. Harvey Peeler, R-Cherokee, a longtime Sa...

Governor Sanford and the Failure of Moral Politics

Emma Ruby-Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Emma Ruby-Sachs

It's satisfying to lambast a staunch social conservative for an extramarital affair on another continent. But the real failure in this sad story is a political platform based on a personal moral code.

Sanford's Argentina Trade Mission Contradicted US Policy

McClatchy | Kevin G. Hall, McClatchy Newspapers | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON When South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford added a stop in Argentina to his trade mission to Brazil last June, the side trip should've raised ey...

The Sanford Affair -- It Matters and It Doesn't

Carl Jeffers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Carl Jeffers

The fact that Sanford and Ensign and others fell by the wayside with moral transgressions is really not that significant a loss to the Republicans. Only Romney and Palin together have any chance in 2012.

Sanford, in a Family Way

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

"You saw the press conference?" "Of course I saw the press conference. Very strange." "Very strange. And you read the e-mails?" "Of course I re...

Will Romantic Emails Between Gov. Sanford and His Paramour Maria Help or Hurt Him?

Rob Kall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rob Kall

Will Sanford's dalliances cost him the opportunity to run for president? McCain was not held back after his history of cheating on his wife, then marrying the wealthy woman he cheated with.

Governor Sanford: Humpty Dumpty Cracks Up

Deborah King | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Deborah King

Isn't it time we grew up and stopped accusing others of sexual "wrongdoing" to cover our own misguided behavior?

SC Papers Heard Rumors, But Were Skeptical, Of Mark Sanford's Argentina Affair

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Just after South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford admitted to a yearlong extramarital affair, his state's largest newspaper posted on...

Jason Linkins

Sanford Adultery Emails Suggested As Cure For Media Economy | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

As many of you know by now, the love that Mark Sanford shared with his Argentinean paramour played out in many, many emails, in which Sanford enumerat...

Sanford Admits Affair With Woman From Argentina

AP | JIM DAVENPORT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. — After going AWOL for seven days, Gov. Mark Sanford admitted Wednesday that he had secretly flown to Argentina to visit a woman ...

Mark Sanford's Affair: Read The Emails

The State | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Below are excerpts of e-mails, obtained by The State newspaper in December, between Gov. Mark Sanford and Maria, a woman in Buenos Aires, Argentina. ...

Sanford Press Conference: Governor On Argentina Disappearance (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford is holding a press conference to explain his mysterious disappearance this past week. He was originally said to be hi...