"Jenny Sanford, the estranged wife of South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford, announced that she was filing for divorce, the latest chapter in the soap opera that has become the life of the former presidential aspirant, who admitted having an extramarital affair with a woman from Argentina.
Once a GOP contender for 2012, Sanford refused to comment this morning.
Sanford, 49, disappeared for days in June, saying he was hiking on the Appalachian Trail. It turned out he flew to Argentina to be with his lover.
His tearful confession when the tryst became known shattered his political career and led to unsuccessful calls for his impeachment"