Jenny Sanford, wife of Mark Sanford, the emotionally complex governor of South Carolina, is apparently looking for a book deal.
Following a glowing profile by Rebecca Johnson in the September Vogue, in which Mrs. Sanford was portrayed as an “unlikely heroine” who responded to recent revelations of her husband’s infidelity with stoicism and grace, the Read More
The Best of the Best from TV news interviews, July 11 to July 17:
“Body language Czarina” Tonya Reiman spoke to Fox News about Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor’s blinking patterns and less animated hand gestures during the confirmation hearings.
U.S. Senator Christopher Dodd told CNBC’s John Harwood that he Read More
As promised, the folks at Sentinel, the conservative imprint of Penguin, have come to a decision about South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford’s book on fiscal conservatism. According to a statement sent out just now by associate publisher Will Weisser, Sentinel has “agreed to release” Governor Sanford from his contract in light of the scandal Read More
Aside from Andre Bauer, the South Carolina lieutenant governor who may soon luck into his state’s top job, the biggest beneficiary of Mark Sanford’s sudden fall from grace could actually be the governor of Mississippi.
That would be 61-year-old Haley Barbour, who chaired the Republican National Committee in the mid-1990s Read More
Before his little problem came up recently, South Carolina governor Mark Sanford had a book scheduled for publication from Penguin’s conservative Sentinel imprint in March of next year. He still might! As first reported this morning by Michael Cader of Publishers Lunch, Sentinel publisher Adrian Zackheim is trying to figure out what to Read More
Here’s a dirty secret about Ronald Reagan: He never would have been elected president if he hadn’t been running in 1980.
For their own good, Republicans, who have turned worship of the 40th president into their unofficial religion (my favorite moment of last summer’s G.O.P. convention was when a video tribute to Read More
Governor David Paterson testified before the House Ways and Means Committee this morning, urging them to pass a federal bailout package that could help states like New York now facing massive deficits.
Although he did not specify a dollar amount, Paterson reiterated his assertion that New York sends billions of dollars more Read More
Though the Democratic nomination has yet to be decided, Barack Obama and John McCain have begun acting very much as if the general election has already started, exchanging direct criticisms and sizing each other up. And, while neither has talked publicly about it at this early stage, both men are doubtless pondering the running-mate question. Read More
Via the miracle of fiber optics, the Politicker is coming to you today from the relatively balmy state of South Carolina, the locale of this politicker’s birth. The big news here today is the death of another native son, James Brown–the story takes up the entire front page of the local newspaper, Read More