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Honorable Mark Sanford

Representing the 1st District of South Carolina

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Mar 3, 2017 Blog Post

Can I circle back around to the president’s Joint Address to Congress?

One of the things he mentioned was that he believed our allies in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) should live up to the agreement. I agree and this would mean that they would take on a greater share of the financial obligations with regard to their own defense.

Mar 2, 2017 Blog Post

Over the course of my three town hall meetings last weekend, a number of questions came up that needed further detail and response. Over the week, our team has been in contact with many of the people who attended town hall meetings and wanted specific questions answered.

Mar 1, 2017 Blog Post


Date: Friday, March 3, 2017

Time: 2:00 PM

Location: Technical College of the Lowcountry, 921 Ribaut Rd, Beaufort, South Carolina 29902; MacLean Hall, Building 12 in the Student Center

Questions? Call our Mount Pleasant office at 843-352-7572

Feb 28, 2017 Blog Post

May I get into the weeds for a second?

Feb 28, 2017 Blog Post

It wasn’t so many years ago that a few of the boys were singing the song “All I Want for Christmas is my Two Front Teeth.” If only Washington were as simple in its requests!

Feb 24, 2017 Blog Post

These votes are part of the last three weeks worth of votes which have been aimed at rolling back some of the regulations put in place by the last administration in is closing hours.

Feb 24, 2017 Blog Post

Yesterday, I joined Mrs. King’s 4th grade social studies class at Sullivan’s Island Elementary School.

I walked away profoundly impressed with this bright group of students, their teacher and this case they’re both Mrs. King’s! If anything, this most recent election has inspired a curiosity into how our political process works...and for that I am thankful.

Feb 23, 2017 Blog Post

Would you believe me if I told you that unemployment checks - paid by US taxpayers - are being sent to people fired from their jobs for using drugs?

It's a free world, and people can make choices as they see fit...but if an employer has a no drug policy, should you and I pay for their choice to break with the employer's policy?!

Feb 21, 2017 Blog Post

We are out of session this week, and I want to bring you up to speed on a few bills I could not get to, given the rush of legislative activity in Washington over the last few weeks.

Feb 15, 2017 Blog Post


Date: Saturday, February 18, 2017

Time: 9:00 AM (Doors open at 8:15 AM; we recommend arriving early to guarantee a seat.)

Location: Mount Pleasant Town Hall, 100 Ann Edwards Ln, Building C, Mt Pleasant, SC 29464