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Honorable Mark Sanford

Representing the 1st District of South Carolina

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Jul 23, 2015 Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Scott Jeffrey

Main: (202) 225-3176

SANFORD RELEASES STATEMENT ON SENATE PANEL VOTE
TO LIFT CUBA TRAVEL BAN

Jul 23, 2015 Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Scott Jeffrey

Main: 202-225-3176

Jul 22, 2015 Blog Post

Monday morning’s decision by the United Nations and the European Union to endorse the Iran nuclear deal was significant for the way it sets them on a path to end all previously-imposed UN and EU resolutions banning and sanctioning Iran’s nuclear activities. It’s equally significant for the way it isolates Congress.

Jul 21, 2015 Blog Post

I will come back to the bigger issues at play in Washington tomorrow, but it is worth pausing for a moment to note that yesterday, the Cuban flag was raised over its embassy in Washington for the first time in more than 50 years. In a few weeks, it appears that the US flag will be raised over the US Embassy in Cuba in return.

Jul 16, 2015 Press Release

SANFORD ANNOUNCES PUBLIC SCHEDULE FOR JULY 16th - 20th

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Today, Representative Mark Sanford released his public schedule for Thursday, July 16th through Monday, July 20th.

Thursday, July 16th

5:30 PM:     Neighborhood Office Hours

Daniel Island Farmer's Market

Jul 15, 2015 Blog Post

Today, the House voted on the Highway Transportation Funding Act of 2015, a bill that offers a short-term answer to the highway funding problem by authorizing $8.1 billion in spending through December 18. This short-term funding patch was made necessary by two problematic factors, one of which I have tried to address – the other a part of a larger turf battle in Washington.

Jul 15, 2015 Blog Post

An all-too-common practice in Washington is getting a bill that seems impossible to vote against solely because of its name, but when you look under the hood, it gets a bit more complicated. That is why I voted against the Commemorative Coin for Breast Cancer Awareness Bill, which while well-intended, became an earmark for one specific foundation in the district of the bill’s chief sponsor.

Jul 14, 2015 Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Scott Jeffrey

Main: (202) 225-3176

SANFORD RELEASES STATEMENT ON IRAN NUCLEAR DEAL

Jul 14, 2015 Blog Post

I was here in Congress and on the International Relations Committee when then-President Clinton struck a deal with another rogue nation, North Korea. At that time, they got a few billion in financial consideration for the promise of better behavior. The benefits went to North Korea, but their promises of changed policies never materialized.

Jul 10, 2015 Blog Post

This morning, Congress attempted to address important health care issues that could help many people, but in doing so unfortunately could not overcome its addiction to spending.

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