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May 7, 2013 7:57 PM

Mark Sanford makes a comeback; SC voters send former governor back to Congress

Mark Sanford is headed back to Congress after dominating Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch with 54 percent of the votes, a 9 percentage point victory that dashed predictions of a close race. The big victory Tuesday suggests that First Congressional District voters care more about a consistent voice for limited government and no new spending than Sanford's past problems.

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