By Frank James

We're waiting for South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford's press conference to start. It was supposed to begin at 2 pm but as often the case in these damage-control press conferences, it's behind schedule.

As we wait for the once rising Republican star to explain why he secretly went to Buenos Aires for a week, without even telling his family apparently, you might want to check out Talking Points Memo's timeline on this confusing story.

2:18 - June 24, 2009