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Sanford Affair

Mark Sanford: 'It's Pretty Scary.. I Don't Want To Get My Head Chopped Off Again'

Posted 10.24.2011 | Politics

Former South Carolina governor Mark Sanford (R) says that some of his friends have called his absence from the race for the Republican presidential no...

Mark Sanford Reflects On Affair, Mistakes

Posted 10.15.2011 | Politics

During an interview that aired on CNN's "Piers Morgan Tonight" on Monday, former South Carolina governor Mark Sanford (R) discussed the path he's take...

Advice to Tiger Woods: Ignore Brit Hume

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

The obvious Christian bias would be astounding if not so disturbingly common. What if Woods was a Christian and Hume told Woods he should convert to Islam or Judaism for redemption?

In the Know: Scandalous Political Affairs

Karin Tanabe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Karin Tanabe

Many Washingtonians are au courant with their employers' bedroom lambadas, but it's an ethical dilemma to be the confidant in a headline-worthy affair.

July 27 2009 - News Update

Richard Valeriani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Valeriani

Senate Majority Leaders Harry Reid says no vote on Obama health care plan until after recess. If ever.

Revenge, European Style

Eva Nagorski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Eva Nagorski

Europe's political wives are no longer standing by their men. In fact, they're more inclined to stand anywhere where they can give them a good clean kick in the derriere.

Joel Sawyer, Sanford's Communications Director, Resigns

Huffington Post | Susan Crile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Gov. Mark Sanford's affair has resulted in at least one break-up. Joel Sawyer, the governor's communications director, has announced he will depart hi...

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...

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 ...

Governor Playboy the Antithesis of a GOP Standard-Bearer

Derrick K. Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Derrick K. Baker

Gov. Sanford had as much business criticizing President Clinton as Michael Vick would have if he joined PETA to speak out against women who wear fur.

July 6 2009 News Update

Richard Valeriani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Valeriani

Alaska Gov. Palin resigns, suggesting the media won't have Sarah to kick around any more. That's what you think, Sarah. Meanwhile tweets she's gone ...

Poll: Majority Of South Carolinians Want Sanford Out

Huffington Post | Susan Crile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A new poll suggests that a majority of people in South Carolina want Governor Mark Sanford to resign. The poll, released by Survey USA, measured the ...

Palin, Sanford and the Art of Spontaneous Combustion

Eric Dezenhall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Dezenhall

The one word that surfaces in virtually all scandal media analysis is "mishandled," as in "How could Palin and Sanford have mishandled their crises so badly?"

Some Poetic Advice for a Love-Struck Governor

John Lundberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Lundberg

The great Argentine writer Jorge Luis Borges (and who can resist an Argentine) once wrote: If I could live again my life, In the next - I'll try, - t...

Jenny Sanford Is a Bummer

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Wolff

How come Jenny Sanford has become a heroine for American women in the new sex wars?

Sanford: Took 39 Trips With No Security In 2009

The State | CLIF LeBLANC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Gov. Mark Sanford left the Governor's Mansion without a security escort, 38 times in 2008. In the first six months of this year, he left the mansion w...

Mark Sanford: Reality Television Superstar

Scott Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Scott Brown

Sanford now seems to be attempting to evolve into the shirtless telenovela Casanova he always imagined himself to be. But in the process, he's finding his true calling: as a reality TV star.

Jenny Sanford: 'I Am Willing To Forgive Mark'

Huffington Post | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

More news from the Sanford camp. Jenny Sanford, wife of the love sick Gov. has just broken silence, for the first time since Gov. Sanford's AP interv...

When the Sanctity of Marriage Becomes Sanctimonious

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

f I'm having open-heart surgery, I care only that the person performing it is a freaking-great doctor. Not who he is sleeping with. That's who I feel about politicians, too. But what I do care about is hypocrisy.

Sanford Resignation Called For By More Republicans After Latest Revelations

The State | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Six of 27 members of the conservative Senate Republican Caucus Tuesday night issued a letter calling on Gov. Mark Sanford to resign....

Sanford vs. Stanford: Which One is the Philander and Which One is the Swindler?

Bill Katovsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Katovsky

Sanford, judging from his media mea culpas, is a gushing torrent of public self-flagellation, backed by a biblical rationalization. Stanford is much more unrepentant.

Love Means Never Having To Say You're Resigning: A Reenactment Of The Sanford Affair (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Andy Cobb is back with the second installment of his conservative erotica series "Drill Baby Drill," which explores Republican writings on the topic o...

God is My Doorman: Mark Sanford for Non-Christians

Chris Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Kelly

If Henry Miller talked about his sex life as much as Governor Mark Sanford talks about his sex life, people would have started thinking he was some kind of perv.

Sam Stein

Steele: Sanford Should Have Known Better, Threw Trust Back In Voters' Faces (VIDEO) | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

RNC Chairman Michael Steele lashed out at embattled Gov. Mark Sanford on Tuesday, saying the South Carolina Republican had thrown the voters' trust ba...

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.