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House approves $17B VA deal, sends it to Senate

House approves $17B VA deal, sends it to Senate

WASHINGTON, July 30 (UPI) --The House easily passed the $17 billion deal to fix problems at the VA to allow veterans to obtain outside healthcare, add staff and improve facilities.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, May 7, 2014

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, May 7, 2014

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, May 7, 2014
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Mark Sanford won't have primary, general challenger

Mark Sanford won't have primary, general challenger

WASHINGTON, March 31 (UPI) -- A year after his improbable comeback victory in a special election, South Carolina Rep. Mark Sanford will run unopposed in his bid for reelection this fall.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013.
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Many congressional members forgo or donate salaries during shutdown

WASHINGTON, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- A growing number of members of the U.S. Congress said they would give up their pay or donate it to charity during the government shutdown that began Tuesday.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, June 24, 2013.
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Rep. Mark Sanford says no hard feelings against House Republicans

WASHINGTON, May 12 (UPI) -- Newly elected U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford, R-S.C., said Sunday he looks forward to working with Republicans even after they pulled funding from his campaign.
Sides settle in Sanford trespassing case, court says

Sides settle in Sanford trespassing case, court says

CHARLESTON, S.C., May 9 (UPI) -- Newly elected U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford, R-S.C., and his ex-wife reached a settlement in a trespassing case and will avoid a court appearance, the court said.
Sanford defeats Colbert Busch for U.S. House seat in South Carolina

Sanford defeats Colbert Busch for U.S. House seat in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C., May 7 (UPI) -- Republican former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford defeated Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch Tuesday for the U.S. House seat he held from 1995 to 2001.
Sanford in dead heat with Colbert Busch in S.C. congressional race

Sanford in dead heat with Colbert Busch in S.C. congressional race

COLUMBIA, S.C., May 6 (UPI) -- Disgraced ex-Gov. Mark Sanford pulled to a dead heat with Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch in South Carolina's special congressional election, a poll indicated.
Mark Sanford faces contempt of court charge for trespassing

Mark Sanford faces contempt of court charge for trespassing

COLUMBIA, S.C., April 17 (UPI) -- Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford has been ordered to explain in court why he should not be held in contempt for trespassing, court documents show.
Sanford wins runoff in South Carolina

Sanford wins runoff in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C., April 2 (UPI) -- Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford, whose second term is notable for a sex scandal, defeated Curtis Bostic in Tuesday's Republican congressional runoff.

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Ex-Gov. Sanford ready for his comeback

COLUMBIA, S.C., April 1 (UPI) -- Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford, whose second term is notable for a sex scandal, holds the edge heading into Tuesday's Republican congressional runoff.
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New York Gov. David Paterson (L) and South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford speak with each other before a full Committee on Ways and Means hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington on October 29, 2008. The hearing focused on challenges facing state and local governments during the economic downturn and solutions to help working American families. (UPI Photo/Alexis C. Glenn)
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Marshall Clement "Mark" Sanford Jr. (born May 28, 1960) is an American politician from South Carolina, who was the 115th Governor of South Carolina from 2003 to 2011. A member of the Republican Party, he served from 1995 to 2001 as Congressman in the United States House of Representatives for South Carolina's 1st congressional district, where he held conservative positions.

In 2002, he was elected the 115th Governor of South Carolina, defeating Democratic incumbent Jim Hodges, and was reelected in 2006. As governor, he had a contentious relationship with the South Carolina legislature: notably, he made public statements that he would reject stimulus funds for his state from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. Following a subsequent battle in the South Carolina Supreme Court, he was forced to accept the funds.

On June 24, 2009, Sanford resigned as chairman of the Republican Governors Association, after he publicly revealed that he had an affair with María Belén Chapur, an Argentine woman. He was later censured over the affair because of misuse of state travel funds.

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