Mark Sanford is the former South Carolina governor who became famous for his claims of a sojourn on the Appalachian Trail that led to the admission of an extramarital affair four years ago. Now he’s asking for voters’ forgiveness and a political comeback.
John Ensign may face renewed scrutiny from the Justice Department and the Federal Election Commission after a report by the Senate Select Committee on Ethics found “substantial credible evidence” of criminal wrongdoing by the former Nevada Republican senator.
U.S. Senator John Ensign , a Nevada Republican who was investigated by the Justice Department following his extramarital affair with a former campaign aide, announced today that he won’t seek re-election next year.
Republican Senator John Ensign of Nevada, saying he wanted to spare his family the emotional “wear and tear” of an ethics inquiry into an extramarital affair, said he will resign his office effective May 3.
In politicians, the spontaneity gene is recessive. Vestigial traces are squelched by high-priced consultants. Watch “Meet the Press” any Sunday morning and promise to drink at every unscripted comment. You’ll never touch your Bloody Mary.