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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...

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...

Congressman Opens Up About Daily Meditation Practice

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 05.10.2013 | Healthy Living

Former South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford (R), who won his old seat in Congress back in a special election on Tuesday, is one of the latest public f...

The Daily Szep -- Mark Sanford Caricature

Paul Szep | Posted 07.08.2013 | Politics
Paul Szep


Will Mark Sanford Listen to Mark Sanford's Lesson in Grace?

Michael Keegan | Posted 07.08.2013 | Politics
Michael Keegan

"I am one imperfect man saved by God's grace," Mark Sanford proclaimed as he declared victory. What I would love to see, is if Sanford applied his new personal understanding of grace to his new role in government. Perhaps he could convince his party that a little grace would do it some good.

The Significance of Mark Sanford's Win

Walker Bragman | Posted 07.08.2013 | Politics
Walker Bragman

To conservatives, Mark Sanford's victory against Elizabeth Colbert Busch in the South Carolina special election is a sign of hope that their values are making a comeback, but they miss its real significance which might prove disappointing for them.

GOP Win Illustrates Dems' Deep South Futility

Salon | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics

There was a certain futility to Elizabeth Colbert Busch’s congressional campaign, one that had nothing to do with her and everything to do with the ...

Colbert Busch Concedes South Carolina Election Loss

Reuters | Posted 07.07.2013 | Politics

(Adds concession by Colbert Busch) By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, S.C., May 7 (Reuters) - Republican former Governor Mar...

Jon Ward

Mark Sanford South Carolina Victory Takes Him From 'Free Fall' To Rebirth | Jon Ward | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- Americans, journalist David Halberstam once wrote, are "remarkably tolerant of error, particularly if it is self-confessed." Mark ...

Sanford Makes Poor Choice, Democrats Pounce

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 04.26.2013 | Politics

Over the weekend, GOP congressional candidate Mark Sanford gave voters his personal cell phone number and asked them to call him in a full-page ad in ...

Mark Sanford Complains About His 'Rough Week'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 04.23.2013 | Politics

GOP congressional candidate Mark Sanford picked an inopportune time to release a newspaper ad complaining about his "rough week." After a six-day s...

Mark Sanford Dropped By Fellow Republicans

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 04.18.2013 | Politics

The National Republican Congressional Committee announced Wednesday that it was no longer financially backing former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford ...

Sanford, Colbert Busch Primed For Battle

Reuters | Posted 06.04.2013 | Politics

By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, S.C., April 4 (Reuters) - Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch kicked off her general election campaign for ...

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...

Sanford: I Ate Pigs Used In Pork Barrel Protest

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 04.03.2013 | Politics

On Wednesday's edition of MSNBC's "Morning Joe," congressional candidate and former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford (R) revealed the fate of Pork and...

GOP Frets Over Republican's Big Win

Politico | Posted 04.03.2013 | Politics

Mark Sanford won over primary voters Tuesday night, but national Republicans aren’t celebrating: Many privately concede the former governor could ha...

Elizabeth Colbert Busch, Mark Sanford In Tight Race: Poll

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 04.03.2013 | Politics

Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch is running just ahead of Republican former governor Mark Sanford in the race to represent South Carolina's 1st Distri...

Can South Carolina Trust Mark Sanford Again?

Laurin Manning | Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics
Laurin Manning

In a twist that could only happen in the alternate universe of South Carolina politics, the 2009 scandal that ended Sanford's marriage and torpedoed his 2012 presidential aspirations has served as a key prong of his comeback strategy.

Potential GOP Victory Stirs Republican Anxiety

The Hill | Posted 03.21.2013 | Politics

The prospect of a Mark Sanford primary victory in South Carolina has some Republicans complaining his candidacy will leave their party open to Democra...

Ex-Governor's Future Lies In Hands Of Few

Posted 03.19.2013 | Politics

By BRUCE SMITH, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CHARLESTON, S.C. — Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford's hopes for a political comeback are now in the h...

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 ...

Mark Sanford: 'I Absolutely Failed,' But...

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.19.2013 | Politics

Former South Carolina governor and GOP congressional candidate Mark Sanford continued to confront his scandal-plagued past on Tuesday, admitting failu...

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...