Politics
5:03 am
Sat February 23, 2013

Recovering From Scandal, Mark Sanford Eyes Political Return

Originally published on Sat February 23, 2013 12:23 pm

The former South Carolina governor made national headlines four years ago when he tearfully resigned as head of the Republican Governors Association because of an extramarital affair. He's now staging a political comeback, however, and is the frontrunner in a special election for his old House seat. Weekend Edition guest host Don Gonyea speaks to political blogger Brad Warthen about Sanford's prospects.