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What Anthony Weiner could learn from Mark Sanford

Anthony Weiner says he will soon decide whether to run for mayor of New York. As the former congressman weighs the pros and cons, he might want to keep an eye on Mark Sanford's comeback attempt in South Carolina.


Jenny Sanford may be the key to her ex-husband's electoral chances

From the Appalachian trail to the campaign trail, former Governor Mark Sanford is back on the grid. After defeating Curtis Bostic in the GOP primary runoff on Tuesday, 57% to 43%, Sanford should be the favorite to win the vacated congressional seat in South Carolina first district. The district has become heavily Republican.


Mark Sanford: Stephen Colbert isn't my opponent

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Former South Carolina governor Mark Sanford vowed Wednesday to define Democratic rival Elizabeth Colbert Busch, saying the only thing voters know is that she's the sister of comedian Stephen Colbert. "She's not held office," Sanford said in an MSNBC interview. "Stephen Colbert's a very popular, you know, well-regarded comedian but at the end of the day he's not on the ticket."


Report: Sanford asked ex-wife to run his campaign

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Former South Carolina governor Mark Sanford reportedly asked his ex-wife to manage his campaign for Congress, just as she had when he first ran for the U.S. House in 1994 during happier times. In a New York magazine story, the disgraced Republican who tearfully admitted on national TV that he had an extramarital affair not only went to Jenny Sanford asking for her blessing to re-enter politics, he also had a proposal to join forces again.


Former SC Gov. Sanford eyes US House bid

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Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford, who left public life two years ago after mysteriously disappearing to visit his then-mistress in Argentina, is poised to re-enter the political arena....


Former SC gov, ex-wife could face off for House seat


With the potential to crush the juiciest of “Divorce Court” episodes, former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford and ex-wife Jenny could soon face off for an open congressional seat.


Ex-South Carolina governor to marry former mistress

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Former South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford said on Sunday he is engaged to marry his Argentine girlfriend, Maria Belen Chapur.


Intriguing: Scorned gov's wife tells all

Intriguing: Scorned gov's wife tells all

The public will get the other side of the story of South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford's sex scandal sooner than anticipated -- the publishing date of a memoir by the governor's estranged wife, Jenny Sanford, has been moved up. Her book, "Staying True," will now hit bookstores on February 5 instead of the original April release date, the book's publisher, Ballantine Books, announced Tuesday.


Sanford’s Wife Files for Divorce

Sanford’s Wife Files for Divorce

Jenny Sanford announced on Friday that she is filing for divorce from her husband, Gov. Mark Sanford of South Carolina, who confessed in June to an affair.


Sanford escapes impeachment in SC

South Carolina lawmakers on Wednesday quashed a move to oust Gov. Mark Sanford over his summertime tryst and his use of state aircraft, say his embarrassing conduct was not serious enough to merit impeachment.


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