Colbert Busch refuses to comment on Sanford dustup

April 17, 2013
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FILE - South Carolina Republican gubernatorial candidate Mark Sanford, and his wife, Jenny, watch returns at an election-night party in this Nov. 5, 2002 file photo taken at a restaurant in Mount Pleasant, S.C. Former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford must appear in court two days after running for a vacant congressional seat to answer a complaint that he trespassed at his ex-wife's home, according to court documents acquired by The Associated Press on Tuesday April 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Lou Krasky, File)

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Democrat Elizabeth Colbert Busch is not commenting on the most recent dust up between former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford and his ex-wife.

Mark Sanford said Wednesday he visited his ex-wife's home while she was out of town in February because he didn't want his 14-year-old son to watch the Super Bowl alone. Jenny Sanford says the visit violated their divorce settlement, and Mark Sanford must appear before a family court judge next month.

Colbert Busch is running against Sanford for the vacant 1st District congressional seat. She refused to comment about Sanford, even though she was asked several times by reporters after visiting a Mount Pleasant diner.

She says her campaign is focusing on the positive and on bringing in new jobs to the district on the state's south coast.