SC's Governor Mum on Plans, Affair as Tenure Ends

Monday, 27 Dec 2010 12:11 PM

 

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink

BEAUFORT, S.C.  — Things are looking up for South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford as he prepares to leave office on his own terms more than a year after the international affair that derailed his once-promising political career.

He will be replaced by his chosen successor. Tea party supporters across the country have taken up his messages about fiscal responsibility. Friends say his mid-life crisis is over.

Still, the two-term governor says he's not sure what's next and talks vaguely about writing a book or going back into business.

The previous chapters of his life include one of the decade's most-watched political implosions.

He disappeared from the state in June 2009 and told his staff he was hiking the Appalachian Trail, but he was really in Argentina visiting his mistress.

© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Daily Caller's Matt Lewis: Rand Paul's Had to 'Evolve and Adapt'

Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 20:11 PM

Sen. Rand Paul has evolved his political ideology over the past year to keep up with fast-changing world events, even th . . .

Benghazi Probe Looks Set to Go Deep in 2016 Race

Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 19:45 PM

The Republican chairman of a special House panel on Benghazi charted a course Wednesday for his investigation to stretch . . .

Quinnipiac: GOP's Joni Ernst Pulls Ahead in Iowa Senate Race

Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 19:07 PM

Quinnipiac University handed Iowans a surprise today with the release of a poll showing that Republican state Sen. Joni  . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved