Former S.C. Gov. Mark Sanford is back …
Nearly four years after his promising political career imploded in a tangled web of passion and deceit, the scandal-scarred two-term Palmetto State governor pulled off a remarkable comeback victory against a well-funded Democratic opponent, Elizabeth Colbert-Busch.
In fact the special congressional election that every late poll predicted would come [...]
Former S.C. Gov. Mark Sanford is back …
Federal “monitors” from the U.S. Department of Justice (USDOJ) will be in the South Carolina Lowcountry for this week’s special congressional election, Reuters is reporting.
No reason was given for the agency’s decision to oversee the election – which it claims it has authority to do under the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Nor was any [...]
We’ve read (and written) plenty of bizarre Mark Sanford stories over the years, but a report filed this week by NBC News hottie Ali Weinberg is a worthy addition to the collection of crazy.
Weinberg attended a campaign “meet and greet” scheduled by Sanford’s campaign at some “ha ha funny” named hot dog joint in Summerville, [...]
From the unwanted endorsement file, here’s S.C. Rep. Chip Limehouse (RINO-S.C.) working the phones on behalf of former S.C. Gov. Mark Sanford as his congressional race with Democrat Elizabeth Colbert-Busch comes down to the wire.
Check it …
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Limehouse, FITS readers recall, was the “biggest loser” in the Republican primary race for this seat, [...]
Earlier today we tweeted the results of a cell phone poll of voters in South Carolina’s first congressional district – where former S.C. Gov. Mark Sanford is locked in a ferocious battle with former six-figure taxpayer-funded bureaucrat Elizabeth Colbert-Busch (sister of comedian Stephen Colbert).
This cell phone poll – while obviously not scientific – showed Colbert-Busch [...]
Washington, DC- FreedomWorks PAC announced its endorsement of Mark Sanford in the South Carolina District 1 Special Election. Following one-on-one discussions with Sanford and extensive input from FreedomWorks PAC members in the district, FreedomWorks PAC believes Mark Sanford is the clear choice for voters who support free markets, fiscal responsibility, and constitutionally-limited government.
Matt Kibbe, FreedomWorks PAC [...]
Ashley Madison – a website which specializes in the facilitation of extramarital affairs – is using former S.C. Gov. Mark Sanford as its latest promotional tool. And a cautionary tale …
According to The Politico, the site spent $6,000 on a billboard urging Lowcountry, South Carolina residents to avoid the same mistake Sanford made by using [...]
I learned today that a national conservative tea-party group has expressed their intent to launch a write-in campaign on my behalf. Their decision was done without my knowledge or consent. It is my desire to unite conservatives, not divide them.
While I am grateful to have had their past support, my race is over.
I am asking [...]
From the “we didn’t see this one coming” file, former U.S. Rep. Ron Paul – this website’s choice for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination – has lent his support to the flagging congressional campaign of former S.C. Gov. Mark Sanford.
In a letter sent to his supporters, Paul writes that “naysayers are doing literally everything they [...]
Former S.C. Gov. Mark Sanford has admitted entering the Sullivans Island, S.C. home of his ex-wife without permission – a.k.a. trespassing – and violating the terms of the couple’s 2010 divorce agreement.
In a statement issued by his campaign, Sanford says he was watching the Super Bowl with his 14-year-old son, Blake.
“I did indeed watch [...]
Mark Sanford has come from behind to take a slim lead over Democrat Elizabeth Colbert-Busch in the hotly contested special election for the South Carolina first congressional district, sources familiar with the former governor’s internal polling tell FITS.
Several sources close to the Sanford campaign confirmed a poll was in the field over the weekend, but [...]
Democrat Elizabeth Colbert-Busch has launched the first ad of her special election matchup against former S.C. Gov. Mark Sanford.
The spot, entitled “Independent,” represents an effort to preemptively defend the first-time candidate from being branded as a rubber stamp for the agenda of U.S. President Barack Obama, who was thoroughly thumped in the first congressional district [...]