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Sanford faces trespassing complaint amid comeback try

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. — Former South Carolina governor Mark Sanford’s political comeback already hinged on persuading conservative voters in the state’s Lowcountry to forgive him for past infidelity and political mistakes. Now he’ll have to do it with his ex-wife accusing him of repeatedly trespassing in her home.

That revelation prompted the National Republican Congressional Committee to pull its support from the campaign Wednesday, a day after the Associated Press obtained court documents detailing the accusations from Sanford’s former wife, Jenny.

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