Mark Sanford's career: Disgrace to redemption – Then-President George W. Bush campaigns with gubernatorial candidate Mark Sanford, left, and then-Rep. Lindsey Graham, right, in October 2002. Sanford went on to win two terms as South Carolina's governor. Click through the images to see the ups and downs of Sanford's political career.
mark sanford – Mark Sanford is surrounded by family as he is sworn in for his second term as governor by South Carolina Supreme Court Justice Jean Toal in January 2006.
mark sanford – Security camera video shows Sanford walking through the Columbia, South Carolina, airport leaving for a secret trip to Argentina to visit Maria Belen Chapur, with whom he admitted to having an affair.
mark sanford – Chapur walks to her apartment after shopping at a supermarket in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in July 2009, a couple weeks after Sanford admitted they were having an affair.
mark sanford – Sanford arrives at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta in June 2009. He admitted to a reporter waiting for him that he had been in Argentina instead of hiking the Appalachian Trail, as aides were telling reporters.
mark sanford – Sanford speaks during a news conference at the South Carolina State Capitol in June 2009. Sanford admitted to reporters that he was having an affair with Chapur.
mark sanford – Jenny Sanford, Mark Sanford's wife, front, and a helper carry belongings out of the Governor's Mansion in August 7, 2009, as she moves herself and the Sanfords' children to their home in Charleston for the school year.
mark sanford – Sanford throws up his arms after voting in May 2013 in his runoff with Elizabeth Colbert Busch for the same congressional seat he held before running for governor.
mark sanford – House Speaker John Boehner, left, greets Sanford, Chapur and members of Sanford's family before a ceremonial swearing-in at the U.S. Capitol in May 2013.
mark sanford – Sanford walks down the U.S. Capitol steps following the last votes of the week on June 14, 2013.