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Governor Nikki Haley

Southern Pride?

Tim Arnold | Posted 06.29.2015 | Politics
Tim Arnold

The scab has been ripped from this terrible wound. The horse is out of the barn, as some would put it. Confederate sympathizers are being taken to task.

Educating for Democracy: Flag Banning and 'Magical Thinking'

Joel Shatzky | Posted 06.29.2015 | Politics
Joel Shatzky

The recent massacre in an iconic Black church in Charleston, South Carolina could be the wake-up call this country needs in order to begin educating all Americans and those who wish to become citizens to acknowledge the importance of the question: why is racism such a blight on America?

Let's Be Honest About Race, America

Walker Bragman | Posted 06.29.2015 | Politics
Walker Bragman

We live in a society plagued by racial division, where the instigating half of the population actively ignores and denies the problem--evidenced by the slew of high-profile Republicans and FOX News pundits calling the Emanuel AME Church shooting "an attack on religious liberty."

A Christian Response: To What?

Herb Silverman | Posted 06.05.2015 | Politics
Herb Silverman

While Governor Haley is inviting people of all faiths (perhaps even atheists?) to attend "The Response," I expect many would be uncomfortable at a prayer rally led only by evangelical Christians whose stated purpose is to exalt the name of Jesus (and nobody else).

Spilled Milk: I'm Married, I'm Married Not

William Lucas Walker | Posted 12.28.2014 | Politics
William Lucas Walker

I love South Carolina. Loved growing up there. Love going back. Despite the fact that we're two guys with kids, in 15 years we've never had a bad experience. That's the South Carolina I love. But it doesn't mean we're safe. Not as a family.

Haley Announces Reelection Bid

Reuters | Posted 10.26.2013 | Politics

By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, S.C., Aug 26 (Reuters) - South Carolina's Republican Governor Nikki Haley announced her bid for re-elec...

No Treats For You, Nikki Haley!

AP | SEANNA ADCOX | Posted 05.03.2013 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Lawmakers in South Carolina are trying to keep junk food out of the governor's mansion. State senators inserted a clause in the 201...

How To Shrink The Dangerous GOP Empathy Gap

National Journal | Jill Lawrence | Posted 03.18.2013 | Politics

What recent event is going to be more defining for the Republican Party, Sen. Rob Portman’s about-face on gay marriage or the strident rhetoric of t...

Bakari Sellers: Nikki Haley, Live Off Food Stamps

Patch | Shawn Drury | Posted 02.24.2013 | Politics

Rep. Bakari Sellers (D-Bamberg) has challenged Gov. Nikki Haley to eat a diet solely from food stamps for one week. The friendly proposition came via ...

GOPer's Alleged Fake Bodyguard Gets Busted

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 01.29.2013 | Politics

William Scott Fowler was arrested on Friday for allegedly posing as the bodyguard to South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (R), Patch reported on Monday. ...

GOP Governor's Husband Moving

Summerville Patch | Shawn Drury | Posted 09.29.2012 | Politics

Michael Haley, husband to South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, was notified on Monday that he received orders for deployment in Afghanistan. The deploymen...

Nikki Haley Cleared

Mauldin Patch | Shawn Drury and Carolyn Farr Smith | Posted 07.02.2012 | Politics

Gov. Nikki Haley has been cleared of ethics violations by a six-member committee chaired by Rep. Roland Smith (R-Aiken). The vote was along party line...

Nikki Haley Faces Ethics Investigation

Easley Patch | Carolyn Farr Smith | Posted 06.10.2012 | Politics

The State Ethics Commission has opened a public inquiry into Gov. Nikki Haley's campaign finances, according to a story reported by the Associated Pre...

Nikki Haley Dismisses 'Naysayers'

West Ashley Patch | Jonathan Allen | Posted 06.10.2012 | Politics

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley brought her national book tour back to the Palmetto State Monday. About a dozen protesters lined up outside Blue Bi...

Dems To Nikki Haley: Behave Like Mark Sanford

St. Andrews Patch | Reilly Moore | Posted 05.27.2012 | Politics

House Democrats want Gov. Nikki Haley to take a confidentiality cue from an unlikely source: disgraced former Gov. Mark Sanford. A circuit court ju...

Nikki Haley Ethics Case Dismissed, Not Cleared

Spring Valley Patch | Reilly Moore | Posted 05.21.2012 | Politics

A South Carolina judge dismissed a lawsuit filed against Gov. Nikki Haley Wednesday, removing the case from the court system but not clearing Haley of...

Haley Boost Could Help GOP 'Destroy Nancy Pelosi's Dream'

CNN | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics

The Republican campaign committee for the U.S. House of Representatives touted raising $12 million on Tuesday for its annual dinner, this year keynote...

Haley: Dirty Tricks, Personal Attacks Make Politics A 'Blood Sport'

Politico | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley laments her state’s “sad reputation” for “last-minute dirty tricks, anonymous phone calls and personal attacks...

Nikki Haley Ripped By Republicans

The Herald | Posted 03.17.2012 | Politics

Gov. Nikki Haley and her staff used the state plane to jet around South Carolina this week, criss-crossing the state two days in a row to promote her ...

Haley Makes History With Latest Update

Associated Press | Seanna Adcox | Posted 03.14.2012 | Politics

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley has agreed to preserve a broad range of documents, including emails between the governor and her staff, under a new po...

Nikki Haley Calls Lawmakers 'Disingenuous'

Taylors-Wade Hampton Patch | Andrew Moore | Posted 05.13.2012 | Politics

Gov. Nikki Haley visited Carolina Machine Tool in Greenville on Tuesday to call out the state legislature for what she called an unwillingness to put ...

Nikki Haley Lashes Out

The State | By ADAM BEAM | Posted 03.08.2012 | Politics

Republican Gov. Nikki Haley lashed out Wednesday after S.C. House budget writers rejected her proposal to cut state taxes by $140 million, saying she ...

John Celock

Nikki Haley Questions Obama About Ports

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

This story originally appeared in Patch sites in South Carolina on Feb. 28. WASHINGTON -- Gov. Nikki Haley kept the focus on ports during a meeting...

Republican Governors Association Urges Candidates To Tie Opponents To Obama

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 02.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Three Republican governors used a Monday afternoon press conference to criticize President Barack Obama's record and lay groundwork for ...

John Celock

Nikki Haley Explains White House Dinner Absence

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 02.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) was not the only Republican governor skipping Sunday night's White House governors dinner but attending Mond...