South Carolina Republican Rep. Mark Sanford says the government shutdown wasn’t really a shutdown.
“What I would say is that if there was turning point in this election, it was me standing on the side of the sidewalk with a Nancy Pelosi cutout having a debate,” he said Tuesday morning.
On the last day of the campaign, the style of the two candidates — Mark Sanford and Elizabeth Colbert Busch — could not be more different.
The former governor is now running for a fourth term after previously pledging to serve only three. Sanford said his change of heart came after a conversation with his former chief of staff.
The former South Carolina Governor has a history of using visual aides to help make his points
The former South Carolina governor and I take a ride to a campaign stop.
“If you think that getting along with Mark Sanford on spending is tough, try being married to him.” He was speaking at the 2008 State of The State address.
Jenny Sanford wrote a candid 2010 book called Staying True about her marriage to the former South Carolina governor. Ouch.
“As Dante said, the hottest places in hell are reserved for folks who in times of great crisis, did nothing,” said Anne Ubelis, a member of the Beauford Tea Party . The Tea Party Express works to get out the vote.
In the final days of the special election he hopes will return him to Congress, Sanford gets trolled by Larry Flynt and AshleyMadison.com. Democrats are having fun watching, but are not going to turn the “endorsements” into ads.
The Democratic powerhouse is in New York City Thursday for Off the Sideline’s kick-off funder. Gillibrand wants to double her 2012 haul for women candidates.
Elizabeth Colbert Busch seeks to distance herself from national Democrats “It’s cutting into Medicare benefits and it’s having companies lay off their employees because they are worried about the cost of it,” she said at a debate.
Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch brought up former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford’s extra-marital affair during a debate. Sanford says he couldn’t hear her.
The same guy who made “hiking the Appalachian Trail” a euphemism for cheating.
Insert facepalm gif here.
Influential Florida minister Mac Brunson also has harsh words for the “bright people” of South Carolina for voting for Sanford in GOP primary.
From Sanford to Cuomo. Four governors and 75 members of Congress aren’t married, and voters don’t seem to care.
Just minutes after Mark Sanford’s victory in the GOP runoff election Tuesday, Sen. Gillibrand makes her entrance. Colbert Busch “needs us to fight back.”
Ads focused on same-sex couples’ marriage rights trailed only those about government spending and jobs for Tuesday’s primary. Neither of the two candidates headed to the April 2 run-off mentioned the topic, though.
The No. 2 finisher, Curtis Bostic, likely rides a well-executed ground game and church outreach to a runoff. A mandatory recount muddies the outcome.
Losing in the wider primary often translates to a runoff win. Whether people actively vote against Sanford will matter.
With sky-high unfavorables, the former scandal-dogged governor is still leading a crowded Republican primary field. He could go all the way.
Take a note from Dave, politicos: Confessions are always much more enjoyable with laughter, if by enjoyable you mean even more incredibly awkward.
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The people of South Carolina are trying to oust their Governor with this highly competent trailer parody. Gotcha Media
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Keith Olbermann chastised other conservative news outlets for emails to Mark Sanford promising soft coverage of the scandal, but let Colbert slide. Stephen, offended, is having none of it and “awaits his worsting.” Via Gotcha Media.
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