Disgraced ex-South Carolina governor Mark Sanford won his bid for redemption on Tuesday night, defeating Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch for his old seat in Congress.One thing seems clear -- it takes more than being a comedian's sister to win a seat in Congress in South Carolina. No word on whether the victory party took place on the Appalachian Trail, either.
Sanford, a Republican who admitted an extramarital affair in 2009, was ready to quit politics for good if he was not victorious in South Carolina's 1st Congressional District. He will replace Republican Tim Scott, who was appointed to the Senate.
Tuesday, May 07, 2013
Not sure if
this makes Congress any more slimy than it already is: