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June 24, 2009 9:13 AM

Where was GOP's Sanford? Argentina, not Appalachia

Sanford, interviewed at the Atlanta airport Wednesday morning, said he left for Buenos Aires on Thursday night from Columbia, S.C., International Airport and had originally planned to come back Thursday. The governor said he cut his trip short after his chief of staff told him his absence was gaining a lot of media attention. When asked why his staff said he was on the Appalachian Trail, Sanford replied, "I don't know."

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