COLUMBIA, S.C. — When Mark Sanford walked out of the governor's mansion in 2011, he had been censured by the Legislature over state travel expenses he used for an affair with an Argentine woman, had paid the largest ethics fine ever in South Carolina and faced a voting public that had become disillusioned with the one-time rising star.
By Seanna Adcox, Associated Press
, December 23, 2012
Emerging from more than a decade at war, military families are confronting a new worry at home: the prospect that a deal between Congress and the White House over federal spending cuts could chip away at military health insurance, pensions and other services long considered untouchable.
The mother accused of suffocating her two young sons and trying to cover it up by staging an accident says she is remorseful and has been speaking with the family minister, her attorney said Wednesday.
After the bodies of two toddlers were pulled Monday from a car submerged in a South Carolina river, their mother was arrested and authorities were investigating how it happened — and whether it was an accident.
South Carolina is a lovely place, and its attractions bring thousands of tourists each year, but lately it has been getting a special class of visitor.
Rick Santorum, the former Republican senator who harbors presidential ambitions, has been here in recent weeks. So has Sen. John Thune, the South Dakota Republican whose name is sometimes whispered by the Great Mentioner. Mike Huckabee, former GOP presidential candidate and current talk-show host, is coming soon. And so is Haley Barbour, the Mississippi governor who many would like to make a run for the White House.
Byron York, The Washington Examiner
, March 01, 2010
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