Mark Sanford wins primary runoff

Associated Press
Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford thanks his fiance Maria Belen Chapur as he addresses supporters in Mount Pleasant, S.C., on Tuesday, April 2, 2013, after winning the GOP nomination for the U.S. House seat he once held. Sanford is trying to make a comeback after his political career was derailed four years ago when he disappeared from the state only to return to admit the couple was having an affair. Sanford's wife, Jenny, later divorced him. (AP Photo/Bruce Smith)

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Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford won the GOP primary runoff for a U.S. House seat on Apr. 2, taking a step toward reviving a political career that was derailed by an extramarital affair while he was governor.

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