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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.
Sanford advances to S.C. GOP runoff

Sanford advances to S.C. GOP runoff

COLUMBIA, S.C., March 19 (UPI) -- Mark Sanford, the ex-South Carolina governor remembered for a sex scandal now mounting a political comeback, reached a congressional primary runoff Tuesday.

Sanford seeks forgiveness in new campaign

COLUMBIA, S.C., Feb. 18 (UPI) -- After giving "hiking the Appalachian trail" a new meaning, former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford is seeking forgiveness for his "mistakes."

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Patrick names former aide to U.S. Senate

BOSTON, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick announced Wednesday that his former chief of staff will replace John Kerry in the U.S. Senate.

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Sanford to run for Congress

COLUMBIA, S.C., Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Ex-South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford, who made headlines for going to Argentina to meet his mistress, said he will seek the congressional seat Tim Scott vacated.

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Boehner, Pelosi remain House party leaders

Boehner, Pelosi remain House party leaders

WASHINGTON, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- U.S. House Speaker John Boehner, at times overcome by emotion, urged lawmakers to tackle the nation's debt so it won't be passed on to future generations.

Boehner gets some moral support

WASHINGTON, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- A congressional ally of House Speaker John Boehner said the failure to get his Plan B for the fiscal cliff to a vote was not a slap at Boehner by Republicans.

Ex-S.C. Gov Sanford to seek House seat

COLUMBIA, S.C., Dec. 23 (UPI) -- Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford told supporters Saturday he planned to run for a seat in the U.S. Congress.
Sanfords possible House candidates?

Sanfords possible House candidates?

COLUMBIA, S.C., Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford and his ex-wife, Jenny Sanford, are among the names being floated to run for Senate-bound U.S. Rep. Tim Scott's seat.
Rep. Scott to replace Sen. DeMint

Rep. Scott to replace Sen. DeMint

COLUMBIA, S.C., Dec. 17 (UPI) -- South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley appointed Rep. Tim Scott top replace the departing U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint, R-N.C. Monday.
Haley nixes placeholder for DeMint's seat

Haley nixes placeholder for DeMint's seat

COLUMBIA, S.C., Dec. 11 (UPI) -- South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley says she wants a long-term replacement for departing U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint, not someone who couldn't run in a special election.
Colbert leads list to replace DeMint

Colbert leads list to replace DeMint

RALEIGH, N.C., Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Satirist Stephen Colbert tops the wish list of South Carolina voters to fill the seat of outgoing Sen. Jim DeMint, a poll released Monday indicates.
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Newly-nominated Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC), (L) places his hand on a Bible held by his mother Frances Scott as he takes part in a re-enactment of his swearing in by Vice President Joe Biden (R), in the Old Senate Chamber at the US Capitol, January 3, 2013, in Washington, DC. The senator was named to replace former Sen. Jim Demint, who resigned, and was previously officially sworn in on the floor of the Senate to begin the 113th Congress. UPI/Mike Theiler
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