Mark Sanford

AP Calls SC House Race for Sanford

AP Calls SC House Race for Sanford
Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford has redeemed a political career sidelined by scandal by winning his old congressional seat. Sanford defeated Elizabeth Colbert Busch Tuesday in the state's 1st Congressional District.
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Colbert Touts Sister’s Congressional Campaign

Colbert Touts Sister’s Congressional Campaign
Last month, Elizabeth Colbert-Busch, the sister of Comedy Central host Stephen Colbert, announced she was running in South Carolina's upcoming Congressional special election, potentially pitting her against former governor and Appalachian Trail aficionado Mark Sanford. On Wednesday, Colbert used some air time to spotlight her uphill battle.
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SC Congressional Race Gets a Colbert

SC Congressional Race Gets a Colbert
South Carolina better prepare for a dose of truthiness. The state's upcoming congressional race already promised to be exciting, with disgraced former Governor Mark Sanford, fresh on the heels of his sultry trips up and down the Application Trail, deciding to attempt a political comeback.
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Mark Sanford is Back in the Political Game Following Argentine Affair

The two-term governor was seen as a possible ultraconservative contender for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination. That was before he vanished from the state for five days in 2009. Reporters were told he was hiking the Appalachian Trail, but he later tearfully acknowledged he was visiting Maria Belen Chapur, which he told everyone at news conference announcing his affair. He later called her his soul mate in an interview with AP.
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