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Honorable Mark Sanford

Representing the 1st District of South Carolina

Blog Posts

Apr 13, 2018 Blog Post

Yesterday, I posted a floor speech by Jim Jordan - that if you’ve not seen yet, you ought to look back at yesterday’s post to view.

Mar 23, 2018 Blog Post

Sometimes a picture tells a thousand words...and such was the case when I got into the elevator yesterday just prior to the vote on the omnibus. Rep. Maxine Waters - a California Democrat - was in the elevator and exclaimed to a number of us “I’m so happy that you all put all the things I wanted in the omnibus!”

Mar 19, 2018 Blog Post

A cardinal rule of finance is that return of principal matters first and foremost. Once you know you’re going to get your money back, you can then focus on the return on your principal.

Mar 16, 2018 Blog Post

I found Tuesday’s vote on H.R. 5247, the so-called “Right to Try Act,” incredibly disappointing. The measure failed 259 to 140, given that it was brought up under what is called “suspension of the rules,” wherein it needed a two-thirds majority for passage. I voted yes.

Mar 15, 2018 Blog Post

Yesterday, the House voted on H.R. 4909, the STOP School Violence Act of 2018.

Mar 15, 2018 Blog Post

Tariffs will hurt South Carolina manufacturing

By Rep. Mark Sanford

Mar 7, 2018 Blog Post

1. Do you support legislation that would ban the ownership of assault weapons like the one used in the Florida school shooting?

Mark Sanford (MS): NO...but this is not to say that I think everyone should have access to them.

2. Do you support legislation that would provide for arming classroom teachers? YES or NO

Mar 3, 2018 Blog Post

They say a couple times in a row creates a pattern. Unfortunately, there seems to be a pattern unfolding wherein the more heart-wrenching the cause, the greater the odds that they won’t bother to pay for it.