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Well-known governors prepare to leave officeupdated: Fri Dec 31 2010 05:43:00

Beginning Saturday and continuing over the next few weeks, some of the nation's most prominent governors will be leaving office as a new crop of state chief executives are sworn in.

Haley to supporters: 'We're not there yet'updated: Wed Jun 23 2010 09:49:00

Nikki Haley -- a 38-year old Indian-American state legislator who could become South Carolina's first female governor -- captured the Republican nomination in dominant fashion Tuesday, dispatching her opponent, U.S. Rep. Gresham Barrett, by a more than 30-point margin.

Nikki Haley gives victory speechupdated: Wed Jun 23 2010 09:49:00

Nikki Haley thanks supporters after winning a runoff to become South Carolina's first female GOP gubernatorial nominee.

Obama's nuclear power push faces obstacle: Wasteupdated: Wed Feb 17 2010 10:20:00

President Obama's announcement Tuesday of loan guarantees for nuclear power plants may encourage new construction, but a problem still remains that has plagued atomic energy for decades: what to do with nuclear waste?

Where to put nuclear waste?updated: Wed Feb 17 2010 10:20:00

CNN's Brian Todd reports on the increasing political pressure on the Obama administration to address nuclear waste.

Jenny Sanford: Husband became 'empty-eyed politician'updated: Fri Feb 05 2010 18:17:00

When South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford returned to the United States last June from Buenos Aires, Argentina, where he had been having one last secret tryst with his Argentine mistress, he hopped in a vehicle driven by a former aide who had sped through the night to meet him at the Atlanta airport.

Sex tapes, affairs and scandalsupdated: Fri Feb 05 2010 18:17:00

HLN's Joy Behar and her panel dish about John Edwards' sex tape, Mark Sanford, and "don't ask, don't tell."

Intriguing people for February 5, 2010updated: Fri Feb 05 2010 08:47:00

Archie Manning: Super Bowl XLIV is Sunday in Miami, Florida. The New Orleans Saints will face the Indianapolis Colts, and it's the first time the Saints have been in the Super Bowl in the team's four-decade history.

Silent no more, wives go public about their husbands' affairsupdated: Thu Feb 04 2010 16:02:00

In front of cameras and on the pages of widely promoted books, the wives of a few high-profile cheating husbands have been finding and broadcasting their own voices, a pronounced shift that has some who study infidelity applauding.

Forgiving Ted Haggardupdated: Thu Feb 04 2010 16:02:00

CNN's Larry King talks to former preacher Ted Haggard and his wife Gayle about forgiveness and their marriage scandal.

Jenny Sanford's book to be released earlyupdated: Wed Jan 06 2010 03:29:00

The public will get the other side of the story of the South Carolina governor sex scandal sooner, as the governor's estranged wife Jenny Sanford's memoir publishing date has been moved up. The Cheating Poll: Who's the Year's Worst?updated: Fri Dec 11 2009 19:09:00

Woods, Letterman, Gosselin, Edwards or Sanford - who was the sleaziest of them all? Jenny Sanford Files for Divorce from S.C. Governorupdated: Fri Dec 11 2009 18:49:00

Split comes after he admits affair with a woman from Argentina

S.C. governor's wife files for divorceupdated: Fri Dec 11 2009 14:02:00

Jenny Sanford, the wife of South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford, said Friday she is filing for divorce.

Mark, Jenny Sanford divorcingupdated: Fri Dec 11 2009 14:02:00

The wife of embattled South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford says she is filing for divorce.

South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford faces 37 ethics chargesupdated: Mon Nov 23 2009 18:05:00

The South Carolina Ethics Commission has charged Gov. Mark Sanford with 37 counts of violating state ethics laws, according to a complaint released by the commission on Monday.

Is monogamy realistic?updated: Fri Oct 30 2009 18:25:00

The COO of the Ashley Madison Agency, which helps people cheat, discusses his take on monogamy.

Source: State GOP leader to seek Sanford's resignationupdated: Thu Sep 10 2009 03:04:00

The chairwoman of the GOP in South Carolina is expected to seek a party resolution calling for the resignation of Gov. Mark Sanford, a source familiar with the plans told CNN.

Sanford rejects call for resignation from lieutenant governorupdated: Wed Aug 26 2009 18:01:00

South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford forcefully rejected his lieutenant governor's request that he resign for the good of the state Wednesday.

Leaders cheat, friends show upupdated: Tue Aug 25 2009 09:51:00

It is 2003; I sit eating a joylesss dinner as my pal Mamie attempts to soothe my wailing infant. She pats her back, she rubs her tummy, she sways, bounces, vibrates, runs water, hums softly, offers the kid a check for 1,700 bucks -- Mamie is nothing if not pragmatic (she's also smart, beautiful, and currently reading over my shoulder).

GOP senator wants Sanford to be impeachedupdated: Tue Aug 11 2009 09:04:00

South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford, already under fire for an extramarital relationship, should be impeached for abusing state finances, a Republican state senator said Monday.

Sanford faces tough questions in first appearance since scandalupdated: Tue Jul 21 2009 17:19:00

Appearing before reporters Tuesday to discuss the proposed Pass ID program, South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford instead battled questions concerning his admitted extramarital relationship.

'Move forward,' Sanford urgesupdated: Tue Jul 21 2009 17:19:00

South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford deflects questions about his affair and his wedding ring.

Political sex scandals a nonpartisan affairupdated: Tue Jul 14 2009 13:07:00

If there's one thing Democrats and Republicans have in common, it's sex scandals.

Politics and marriage collideupdated: Tue Jul 14 2009 13:07:00

Author Alex Wellen and therapist Tara Fields on how the latest political scandals impact marriage and family.

Surviving a political sex scandalupdated: Tue Jul 14 2009 12:48:00

It's getting a bit cliché: An apologetic politician admits to the public that, yes, he too has been caught in a sex scandal.

Fortune: Jenny Sanford's Wall Street pastupdated: Thu Jul 09 2009 08:03:00

Long before she was the sad-eyed First Lady of The Palmetto State, Jenny Sullivan Sanford was a well-respected investment banker at Lazard Freres. In fact, she could have been become a major dealmaker had she not put her career on hold to manage the political one of her husband, South Carolina's philandering governor Mark Sanford.

Sanford impeachment unlikely, state legislators sayupdated: Wed Jul 08 2009 10:04:00

With South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford showing no sign that he plans to quit, only one option may be left for critics who want him gone: impeachment.

South Carolina's Sanford waits for storm to passupdated: Tue Jul 07 2009 15:37:00

It was late December 2007, and all eyes were on South Carolina.

South Carolina GOP votes to censure Sanfordupdated: Tue Jul 07 2009 00:48:00

After nearly four hours of deliberation and multiple rounds of balloting, the South Carolina Republican Party voted Monday night to censure Mark Sanford for traveling overseas to visit his mistress -- but stopped short of calling on the governor to resign.

Sanford spending holiday weekend with family in Floridaupdated: Fri Jul 03 2009 14:36:00

South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford left the Governor's Mansion on Friday to visit with his family in Florida, his office said.

Sanford resists calls to quitupdated: Fri Jul 03 2009 14:36:00

CNN's Candy Crowley reports on the political prospects of the S.C. governor as he battles calls for his resignation.

Sanford names 'soulmate'updated: Wed Jul 01 2009 18:17:00

CNN's Candy Crowley and The State's Leroy Chapman discuss the latest developments in the Mark Sanford saga.

Call for Sanford resignation grows louder in South Carolinaupdated: Wed Jul 01 2009 18:17:00

South Carolina Republican Party Chairwoman Karen Floyd seemed to suggest Wednesday that the time had come for GOP Gov. Mark Sanford to consider resigning from office.

S.C. Attorney General to review Sanford's travel recordsupdated: Wed Jul 01 2009 06:12:00

The attorney general of South Carolina on Tuesday asked the state law enforcement division to review Gov. Mark Sanford's travel records after the governor admitted to more visits with his mistress than previously disclosed.

Will recent GOP sex scandals affect upcoming races?updated: Mon Jun 29 2009 16:13:00

It has been a rocky couple of weeks for the Republican Party as high-profile, traditional-values politicians have faced embarrassing sex scandals.

'My mistake in judgement'updated: Mon Jun 29 2009 16:13:00

Gov. Mark Sanford says he exercised bad judgment when he visited his mistress during a government trip.

Sanford's mistress mum on affair, e-mailupdated: Mon Jun 29 2009 11:53:00

The woman with whom South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford had an affair broke her silence Sunday long enough to say she wouldn't discuss her relationship with the now-embattled governor.

GOP bad boysupdated: Mon Jun 29 2009 11:53:00

Gov. Mark Sanford is only the latest potential GOP presidential candidate to get in trouble.

South Carolina governor apologizes to Cabinetupdated: Fri Jun 26 2009 14:03:00

Gov. Mark Sanford, who has admitted having an extramarital affair with an Argentine woman, met Friday with members of his Cabinet, saying he wanted to apologize to them personally.

Sanford's wife: 'His career is not a concern of mine'updated: Fri Jun 26 2009 09:20:00

Jenny Sanford said Thursday that her husband Mark Sanford's political career is "not a concern of mine" and that she'd be just fine -- regardless of whether their marriage survives.

Jenny Sanford on Mark's careerupdated: Fri Jun 26 2009 09:20:00

Jenny Sanford says her husband's political career is "not a concern of mine."

Sanford spends day with family amid calls for his resignationupdated: Thu Jun 25 2009 17:18:00

South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford spent Thursday with his family, a day after he admitted to having an extramarital affair with an Argentine woman, his office said.

South Carolina's Sanford faces uncertain futureupdated: Thu Jun 25 2009 14:36:00

South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford's office is in damage-control mode Thursday, a day after the Republican governor tearfully admitted he's been having an extramarital affair.

LKL: Gov. Sanfordupdated: Thu Jun 25 2009 14:36:00

Larry talks with his guests about South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford's admission of an affair.

Commentary: Don't get outraged at Sanfordupdated: Thu Jun 25 2009 14:29:00

"Daddy," my 7-year-old daughter, Isabelle, asked me this morning at breakfast, "Who is Mark Sanford, and why is he on the news?" South Carolina Governor Admits to Affair in Argentinaupdated: Thu Jun 25 2009 10:27:00

Republican Mark Sanford apologizes for "a relationship with what started as a dear, dear, friend"

The Sanford affairupdated: Wed Jun 24 2009 22:48:00's political team discusses the fallout from South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford's admission of infidelity.

Sanford took state-funded trip to Argentina last Juneupdated: Wed Jun 24 2009 22:48:00

South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford visited Argentina exactly one year ago as part of a state-funded trade mission, according to a copy of the trip itinerary obtained by CNN.

Gov.: 'I've been unfaithful'updated: Wed Jun 24 2009 21:29:00

South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford apologizes to his wife for having an affair with a woman in Argentina.

South Carolina Gov. Sanford admits extramarital affairupdated: Wed Jun 24 2009 21:29:00

South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford, just back from a secret trip to Argentina unknown to his staff or his wife, admitted Wednesday he has carried on an extramarital affair with a woman in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Sanford e-mail to mistress: Situation 'hopelessly impossible'updated: Wed Jun 24 2009 20:50:00

South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford told the woman with whom he was having an affair they were "in a hopelessly impossible situation of love" last year when he was thought to be under consideration for the Republican vice presidential nomination, according to e-mails obtained by The State newspaper.

Gov. returning to S.C. after worries over whereaboutsupdated: Tue Jun 23 2009 21:27:00

Gov. Mark Sanford will return to his office Wednesday following widespread confusion over his whereabouts, a spokesman for the South Carolina Republican said.

Gov. returning to office after worries about his whereaboutsupdated: Tue Jun 23 2009 11:28:00

Gov. Mark Sanford is set return to his office Wednesday following widespread confusion over his whereabouts, a spokesman for the South Carolina Republican said.

Politics choke schoolupdated: Wed Jun 10 2009 17:00:00

A South Carolina school bathed in national publicity still has no funding for a new facility. CNN's Drew Griffin reports

Stimulus funds finally headed to South Carolina schoolsupdated: Wed Jun 10 2009 17:00:00

Federal education stimulus dollars are headed to South Carolina schools after a state Supreme Court decision settled months of heated political arguments, but educators say the money will have little impact on their budget woes.

South Carolina governor trumped, must take stimulus moneyupdated: Thu Jun 04 2009 20:13:00

South Carolina's Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Gov. Mark Sanford must accept $700 million in federal stimulus money, ending the only formal effort by a governor to reject funding intended to jump-start an ailing economy.

State forced to accept stimulusupdated: Thu Jun 04 2009 20:13:00

Gov. Mark Sanford says the court decision to force South Carolina to take stimulus funds "impedes progress."

South Carolina blaze rages in Myrtle Beach areaupdated: Fri Apr 24 2009 02:22:00

South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford declared a state of emergency Thursday for a coastal county where a wildfire has consumed thousands of acres and destroyed dozens of homes.

CNNMoney: States: We'll take stimulus - our wayupdated: Fri Mar 20 2009 05:29:00

Big money often spurs big battles. A month after President Obama signed the $787 billion economic stimulus law, governors and state lawmakers are already fighting with Washington and each other about putting the money to use.

White House rejects request to use stimulus to pay off state debtupdated: Mon Mar 16 2009 18:49:00

The White House has rejected South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford's request to use a portion of the state's allotted federal stimulus funds to pay off state debt instead of spending it on government services or programs.

CNNMoney: South Carolina: Jobless rate soarsupdated: Mon Mar 16 2009 06:37:00

It's not easy to find a job in South Carolina these days.

South Carolina student wants stimulus money to rebuild schoolupdated: Fri Mar 13 2009 16:57:00

Ty'Sheoma Bethea felt she had to speak up.

S.C. governor evokes Zimbabwe in arguments against stimulusupdated: Thu Mar 12 2009 21:18:00

The United States faces a Zimbabwe-style economic collapse if it keeps "spending a bunch of money we don't have," South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford said Wednesday.

Housing secretary defends Obama foreclosure planupdated: Sun Feb 22 2009 18:57:00

The Obama administration's efforts to help struggling homeowners will aid "responsible" borrowers, not deadbeats or speculators, Housing Secretary Shaun Donovan said Sunday.

Commentary: Don't mortgage our children's futureupdated: Fri Feb 13 2009 08:43:00

When a debate as important -- both in terms of policy and politics -- as the one currently rolling around our nation regarding the president's "stimulus" plan takes place, emotion often takes precedence over fact.

Commentary: Republican strategy of deny, delay and do nothingupdated: Wed Feb 11 2009 09:29:00

As the fight over President Obama's economic recovery package heats up, the two sides are beginning to define themselves with admirable clarity.

Commentary: Conservatives didn't lose election, GOP didupdated: Tue Nov 11 2008 09:21:00

For all Americans, this election represents another glass ceiling broken, and in the words of my 16-year-old, "That's very cool." The election of the first black president is an inspiring and transformational moment for our country.

CNNMoney: Governors disagree on bailoutupdated: Wed Oct 29 2008 14:59:00

Governors and mayors disagreed Wednesday on whether the U.S. government should stimulate the economy by bailing out states with battered budgets.

Tracking more stormsupdated: Thu Sep 04 2008 22:59:00

CNN Meteorologist Rob Marciano has the latest hurricane forecast.

Video: Officers hit fleeing suspects with carupdated: Thu Mar 20 2008 23:01:00

South Carolina Highway Patrol officers have been caught on dash-cam video hitting African-American suspects with patrol cars, and using a racial epithet during at least one pursuit, a U.S. attorney said.

Police cars hit fleeing menupdated: Thu Mar 20 2008 23:01:00

CNN's Alina Cho reports on two controversial dashcam videos from South Carolina.

Republicans struggling to rebuild 'damaged' brandupdated: Mon Nov 12 2007 14:03:00

One year to Election Day, and the struggling Republican Party is looking for much more than a new leader.

Rebuilding the GOP brandupdated: Mon Nov 12 2007 14:03:00

CNN's John King takes a look at the state of the Republican Party a year before the election of the next president.

South Carolina's social conservatives key test for Giulianiupdated: Tue May 15 2007 19:16:00

Given the influence of social conservatives in South Carolina, the GOP presidential debate in Columbia Tuesday will be a key test for Rudy Giuliani, a former big-city mayor who supports abortion rights.

GOP looking for standout to emerge from debateupdated: Mon May 14 2007 15:34:00

The State newspaper headline Monday sums up the sense of anticipation among South Carolina Republicans as they prepare for Tuesday night's debate involving their party's presidential candidates: "GOP looks for a standout."

Fortune: The Governator's green agendaupdated: Fri Mar 23 2007 06:46:00

Arnold Schwarzenegger's private office is in a commercial building in Santa Monica, and it bulges with manly-man props from the movies. It's a long way, then - in every way - from Theodore Roosevel...

Some residents returning home after chlorine leakupdated: Fri Jan 07 2005 02:16:00

A week after chlorine gas leaked from a train wreck and killed nine people in this mill town, officials will let about half the 5,400 residents displaced by the accident return home Thursday morning.

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