It's All Politics, May 9, 2013

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Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford arrives to give his victory speech on May 7. Sanford won back his old congressional seat in the state's 1st District in a special election. i i
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Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford arrives to give his victory speech on May 7. Sanford won back his old congressional seat in the state's 1st District in a special election.
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They're baaack! Both Mark Sanford and Benghazi made triumphant returns to the national consciousness this week, as Sanford won the special election in South Carolina and career diplomat Gregory Hicks testified about what happened in Libya – testimony that pleased Republicans, displeased Democrats. Meanwhile, NPR's Ken Rudin and Ron Elving are still seeking their own redemption.

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