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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 ...

Nikki Haley Faces GOP Backlash Back Home

Politico | Andy Barr | Posted 09.04.2011 | Politics

Even before she was sworn in, Nikki Haley was a political star, a sought-after presidential primary endorsement and a buzzed-about vice presidential c...

Nikki Haley To Veto South Carolina Primary Election Bill

AP | JIM DAVENPORT | Posted 08.27.2011 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Two officials close to South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley say she will veto a plan to use taxpayer money to pay for the first-in-t...

Key State Could Kill 2012 GOP Primary Election

The State | John O'Conner | Posted 08.26.2011 | Politics

South Carolina's much-watched first-in-the-South Republican presidential primary could become a far less important first-in-the-South caucus....

Jason Linkins

Budget Belt-Tightening Puts South Carolina Primary At Risk

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.21.2011 | Politics

South Carolina's primary problems are rooted in the fact that the state's budget-conscious Governor Nikki Haley has been pretty steadfast in her stance that taxpayer money should not be used to fund anything that is not a "core function" of government. That's not particularly unreasonable -- unless you're trying to mount a presidential primary, of course.