Politics & Government

June 28, 2009 9:31 PM

How Mark Sanford's Argentine affair ended a GOP star's rise

South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford's fall from grace is a tale of a loner governor with a host of enemies including, as it turned out, a couple of vengeful people who wanted to settle a score. One of those was a state senator whom Sanford had opposed in last year's election. The other was the governor's own wife, who wasn't going to cover up her husband's affair with a former Argentine television journalist.

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