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    Mark Sanford Wins SC Election

    TAMPA, FL - AUGUST 28:  South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford attends the Republican National Convention at the Tampa Bay Times Forum on August 28, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. Today is the first full session of the RNC after the start was delayed due to Tropical Storm Isaac.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

    Chip Somodevilla/Getty

    It seems neither a sex scandal nor an endorsement from Hustler can ruin your political chances. Mark Sanford has won South Carolina's special election, beating Elizabeth Colbert Busch for a seat in the House of Representatives, according to an Associated Press call. The Republican led with 54 percent. Even the GOP fundraisers had given up on Sanford after his ex-wife's trespassing allegations against him surfaced, leaving Colbert Busch with a 5-to-1 outside spending advantage. Now that's what we call a comeback.

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