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Sanford has cash edge heading into election

Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford has a slight edge in cash heading into the final days of the heated congressional race in state's 1st District. Reports filed with the Federal Election Commission show Sanford had about $285,000 in his campaign war chest as of April 17. His Democratic opponentFull story

Sanford will face off against Bostic in the primary runoff

It looks like former Gov. Mark Sanford will face off against Curtis Bostic in the primary runoff in two weeks. While there will be an automatic recount to see who came in second place, even Bostic's opponent Sen. Larry Grooms says that it's unlikely Bostic will not come in second. Full story

Year of the comeback? Spitzer to play Hardball

Mark Sanford won a House race in South Carolina, and Anthony Weiner is at or near the top of the polls for New York mayor. So former New York governor Eliot Spitzer figures 'Why not?' This and other stories driving our day. Full story

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  Spitzer seeks political comeback

Top talker: Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer announced his return to politics and his decision to run for city comptroller. The Morning Joe panel discusses whether Spitzer will receive the forgiveness from his constituents that he desires.  Joe Scarborough explains why Spitzer’s successful record

  The role Anthony Weiner's wife will play in his mayoral campaign

Journalists Eleanor Clift and Steve Thomma join MSNBC’s Alex Witt for Sunday’s "Front Page Politics." Eleanor Clift discusses the role of religion the effects it has in different geographic locales. Steve Thomma notes the pronounced “yuck factor” in Anthony Weiner’s past actions. Both journalists co

  Why Anthony Weiner’s comeback matters

MSNBC contributor Jimmy Williams talks with Thomas Roberts about whether former Congressman Anthony Weiner’s run for New York City mayor could be a part of a bigger strategy to enter public life on any level.

  Can Anthony Weiner make a political comeback?

Chris Hayes talks with MSNBC's Alex Wagner and NY1's Errol Louis about former Congressman Anthony Weiner's attempt at a post-sexting scandal second act as a New York City mayoral candidate.

  Anthony Weiner announces he is running for mayor

Former Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y., who resigned in 2011 after lewd online behavior, announced on Wednesday in a new political ad he was entering the New York City mayoral race. The Morning Joe panel discusses.

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WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 15: U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford (R-SC) and his fiance Maria Belen Chapur wait for Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) for a ceremonial swearing-in at the U.S. Capitol May 15, 2013 in Washington, DC. The former governor of South Carolina, Sanford won a special election on May 7

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Representative Mark Sanford (R-SC) waits to address the Faith and Freedom Coalition Road to Majority Conference in Washington
Representative Mark Sanford (R-SC) waits to address the Faith and Freedom Coalition Road to Majority Conference in Washington

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