Hope your summer is going well… Amidst all the election news, I wanted to make sure you’d caught news of a bill Senator Mike Enzi and I recently introduced to rein in spending in Washington. It is based on a few simple but powerful themes as the op-ed below describes. Look forward to…[Read More]
ANNOUNCEMENT SHOWS DEEP SUPPORT, GROWING MOMENTUM IN BEAUFORT COUNTY Bluffton, SC – March 22, 2013 – Former Governor Mark Sanford today was joined by a growing list of Beaufort County leaders endorsing his candidacy, demonstrating deep support for his conservative philosophy and his growing momentum in the southern portion of the district. Today, those announcing…[Read More]
Charleston, SC – March 22, 2013 – Former Congressional candidate and Goose Creek engineer Jeff King today endorsed Mark Sanford in the 1st District runoff, joining a growing number of former candidates signing on to help Sanford. “Campaigning alongside Mark, I know firsthand that he understands the challenges our nation faces, and more importantly, will…[Read More]
LIMITED GOVERNMENT ADVOCATE BACKS MARK SANFORD IN RUNOFF ELECTION; BLANDFORD TO CAMPAIGN WITH SANFORD TODAY Charleston, SC – March 21, 2013 – The Sanford for Congress campaign this morning announced its second post-primary endorsement of the runoff election, as Sullivan’s Island small businessman and Navy veteran Keith Blandford today announced his support for former…[Read More]
Charleston, SC – March 18, 2013 – The Sanford for Congress campaign today completed its “Seven Reasons for Sanford” series, a reminder to voters in the First District that while others may talk about cutting debt and spending, Sanford has actually done it. Reason #7: Sanford has a record of standing up to big spenders,…[Read More]
Charleston, SC – March 12, 2013 – The Sanford for Congress campaign today continued its “Seven Reasons for Sanford” series, a reminder to voters in the First District that while others may talk about cutting debt and spending, Sanford has actually done it. Reason #2: Sanford accomplished real reform in Columbia, successfully changing business as usual…[Read More]
A new testimonial video from our friend, Eddie White.
Charleston, SC – March 11, 2013 – The Sanford for Congress campaign today kicked off its “Seven Reasons for Sanford” series, a daily reminder to voters in the First District that while others may talk about cutting debt and spending, Sanford has actually done it. Today’s reason: In 2010, Sanford was rated the most…[Read More]
Mark Sanford raises $330K for House race By Cameron Joseph Original article: http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/house-races/286989-mark-sanford-raises-330k-for-house-race Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford (R) has raised more than $330,000 since he began his campaign for Congress, his campaign announced Friday morning. Sanford has $365,000 on hand for the campaign’s key stretch, and has spent slightly more than…[Read More]
Factcheck.org: Mark Sanford Falsely Accused in TV Ad Original Article appears here: http://factcheck.org/2013/03/mark-sanford-falsely-accused-in-tv-ad/ John Kuhn, one of 16 Republicans seeking his party’s nomination in South Carolina’s special House election, falsely claims former Gov. Mark Sanford “supported a massive earmark spending bill.” Sanford in fact vetoed the bill, saying it was packed with “politically-driven, pork…[Read More]
Charleston, SC- March 7, 2013 – Former South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford today announced the release of his third television ad in the SC-1 special election, entitled “Difference.” The spot will begin airing Thursday, and will join Sanford’s other ads in rotation on district-wide broadcast and cable. In the new ad, Sanford speaks directly…[Read More]
Kuhn Campaign Has Its Facts Wrong; Sanford Vetoed Life Sciences Act As Governor Charleston, SC – March 6, 2013 – John Kuhn’s new negative television ad attacking Governor Sanford is false on virtually every claim, leading the Sanford for Congress campaign to label the ad by the former one-term state Senator as “desperate and…[Read More]
SOMMERVILLE CITES SANFORD’S RECORD OF DEFICIT, DEBT REDUCTION Beaufort, SC – March 6, 2013 – Former Governor Mark Sanford today announced another key supporter in Beaufort County, as County Council Chairman Paul Sommerville endorsed Sanford’s candidacy for the 1st Congressional District. Sommerville is the latest in a growing list of endorsers from Beaufort County. Already, Senator Tom Davis…[Read More]
HOLDING SPENDING IN CHECK PAVED WAY FOR TAX CUTS, REPAYMENT OF NEARLY $1 BILLION IN DEBT, DEFICITS Charleston, SC – March 5, 2013 – Carrying two pigs into the Statehouse to highlight, and ultimately force repayment of, the final portion of the state’s unconstitutional deficit may be the best-remembered of former Governor Sanford’s at…[Read More]
INDEPENDENT WEB VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS STIMULUS FIGHT Charleston, SC – March 4, 2013 – Many people remember former Governor Mark Sanford being the first governor to formally reject federal stimulus funds, and fighting against accepting the stimulus all the way to the state Supreme Court. What’s forgotten though, is that Sanford’s fight against the…[Read More]
ADDED SUPPORT SHOWS GROWING MOMENTUM IN SOUTHERN PART OF DISTRICT Charleston, SC – March 1, 2013 – Former Governor Mark Sanford today announced three more key endorsements from Beaufort County, showing his growing momentum in the lower part of the district. Sanford has already announced the endorsement of state Senator Tom Davis, a…[Read More]
Former Governor Mark Sanford today called for tax reform and relief at the federal level, saying it was necessary to getting the economy moving in the right direction. As governor, Sanford signed into law the first cut to the marginal income tax rate in state history, cutting income taxes on small businesses from 7…[Read More]
Charleston, SC – February 27, 2013 – Former Governor Mark Sanford said today that while all Republicans would agree a Balanced Budget Amendment is important to fighting Washington’s overspending, debate on its passage underscores his unique experiences in working to indeed balance budgets. Only Sanford has led the fight for balanced budgets and against deficit…[Read More]
CHARLESTON, S.C.— Mark Sanford is ready to try and salvage his political career and win back his old congressional seat. He acknowledges he has baggage. He was the picture-perfect family-values governor, married to successful wife Jenny and father of four, who disappeared on the job in 2009, then was supposed to be working through…[Read More]
RICHARDSON CITES SANFORD’S RECORD OF CUTTING DEBT, DEFICITS JOINS SEN. DAVIS TO HELP LEAD BEAUFORT COUNTY EFFORTS Beaufort, SC – February 21, 2013 – Former Governor Mark Sanford today announced the endorsement of former Beaufort state Senator Scott Richardson in his race for the 1st district Republican nomination. Richardson represented the Senate district which is currently held…[Read More]
Watch a clip of Mark’s appearance on the Today Show here.
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