Republican Mark Sanford will return to the U.S. House after winning a special election last night in South Carolina, staging a comeback four years after scandal tarnished his image while he served as the state’s governor.
Republican Mark Sanford won a special election for a U.S. House seat in South Carolina, staging a political comeback after admitting to an extramarital affair four years ago while he served as the state’s governor.
Former South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford won the Republican nomination for a U.S. House seat, clearing the latest hurdle in his political comeback after admitting to an extramarital affair four years ago.
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.
Comedian Stephen Colbert got permission from the U.S. Federal Election Commission to form a “super PAC” that can raise unlimited money from corporations, unions and individuals to support or oppose candidates in 2012.