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Sanford wins South Carolina congressional seat

Former governor Mark Sanford won Tuesday's special election in South Carolina, and will now join the 113th Congress.

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>>> breaking news right now, it was election day in south carolina and the special election in south carolina 's first congressional district has been called by the associated press drum roll , mark sanford , the scandal plagued former south carolina governor sanford previously held the seat for three terms, defeated elizabeth colbert busch, the sister of stephen colbert . it was, of course, an uphill climb for colbert busch in a district that voted for mitt romney by 18 points but sanford suffered from the national republican congressional committee pulling funding from his campaign. movie of the "great gatsby" will be out. meet