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Sanford, Colbert Busch Clash In Sole Debate Before Special Election

Former South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford, a Republican, and Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch, faced off Monday night in the only debate before a special congressional election in South Carolina. Sanford is trying to make a comeback after he lied about an affair with an Argentine woman while he was in office. His ex-wife has also accused Sanford of trespassing at her home. The latest polls show declining support for the former governor. NPR's Kathy Lohr reports.
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