Former South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford faced a sea of reporters in the state capitol rotunda on June 25, 2009 to explain the reason for his mysterious five-day absence: a trip to visit his mistress in Argentina.
Former South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford is the latest fallen politician to attempt a comeback from the realm of late-night joke fodder. He announced today he'll seek the 1st District Congressional seat vacated by Republican Tim Scott who was chosen to replace recently-retired Senator Jim DeMint. WFAE's Julie Rose has the story.
Mark Sanford sort of always kept the door open to this day.
During an exit interview as Sanford was leaving the Governor's office two years ago, I asked if he'd considered that maybe his political career wasn't over?