If South Carolina - and other states - want a government that represents the will of the voters, they need to follow this example. Only then will we have a government in which voters choose their representatives, rather than the other way around.
"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.
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.
By Dave Levinthal May 7, 2013...
We analyzed the growth of the top ten percent of students within their respective schools over three years in a large sample of 1,000 schools across the country. Our researchers hoped to see if the high achievers in high-poverty schools had the same growth as students in more affluent settings.
Duke Energy and government regulators have been hiding a not-so-little secret from the people of the Carolinas.
Court documents related to Mark and Jenny Sanford's divorce have focused almost entirely on the complaint filed by Jenny Sanford alleging that her ex-husband had trespassed on her property. The other court documents leaked to the press, however, have largely been ignored.
The relationship between New York City, New York State, and Pearson Education must end. Other states and municipalities should reconsider their relationship with Pearson as well. This company and its testing regime have not earned the right to work in American schools.
If you are entrusted with data, do take the time to understand the processes and procedures which are in place to protect the data.
Standing out in a crowd of well-known, fund-raising, BBQ aficionados can be a challenge. Jeff Bannister likes to stand out in a crowd, which is how he ended up cooking a whole steer.
From Atlantic City to Santa Cruz, beach bums will strut their stuff down those sandy pathways, either taking in the views or letting loose on beachside coasters (or both!).
These six lesser-known national treasures can be blissfully uncrowded while still delivering outstanding natural landscapes and wildlife viewing.
No, you're not the city we were born in or even the one we grew up in. You're something different, something more exclusive. You're the city we chose.
Patti Callahan Henry has written many successful and enjoyable novels in the past but never has she written one as personal as her latest, And Then I Found You.
Unfortunately, 90 percent of America's persistent poverty counties are in rural America -- and we can't allow these areas to be left behind. This week, USDA is further expanding a program to partner with rural communities on projects they support to promote economic growth.