South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford, who admitted to an affair with an Argentine mistress and is facing possible impeachment hearings, has a new crisis: He apparently charmed his way out of a speeding ticket.
Despite ratings spike for the Indiana-born funnyman, harassment concerns could dog Letterman's contract negotiations with CBS.
With his own network show seen by millions, Letterman can spin the sex-scandal story his own way without facing tough questions. At least for now.
The California lawmaker caught on tape boasting about his trysts is the latest conservative to disappoint a movement built on upholding marriage and traditional moral values.
Fellow Republicans – including the lieutenant governor, the House speaker, and most lawmakers – have called for his resignation. He'll speak later Thursday.
But lawmakers – including most fellow Republicans – are ready to give the scandal-tainted South Carolina governor the boot if he doesn't resign.
Sanford went on the radio Tuesday to defend himself as part of an image-rebuilding tour. House Speaker Bobby Harrell had called for his resignation earlier in the day.
Next year’s gubernatorial election seems likely to focus not on the economy or unemployment, but on candidates’ relationships.