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The GOP moves to South Carolina, the First Red State Battleground

The Conversation US | Posted 02.20.2017 | Politics
The Conversation US

Saturday's Republican primary in South Carolina looks likely to boost the state's reputation as a hard-fought political battleground.

What It Is Like Living In a State During a Confederate Flag Debate

John A. Tures | Posted 06.22.2016 | Politics
John A. Tures

As South Carolina Republican Governor Nikki Haley moves toward a plan to remove the Confederate Battle Flag from the State House grounds, it's worth remembering another debate nearly a decade ago in Georgia, which could foreshadow the coming firestorm in the Palmetto State.

Republican Governors Association Attacks Medicaid Expansion That Chair Christie Supports

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.03.2014 | Politics

The Republican Governors Association released an ad Monday criticizing South Carolina Democratic gubernatorial candidate Vincent Sheheen for supportin...

GOP Gov Blasts Unions, Says Her Job Is To 'Keep Kicking Them Out'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 02.21.2014 | Politics

Days after the United Auto Workers was rejected by a Tennessee Volkswagen plant, South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (R) had some harsh words for unions, ...

Nikki Haley: Loaded Guns In Bars Are OK, But Not Loaded Gun Owners

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.04.2014 | Politics

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (R) isn't too concerned by the fiery prospect of mixing guns and alcohol. The Charleston City Paper reported Tuesd...

Nikki Haley Gets A Gun For Christmas

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 12.26.2013 | Politics

It was a good Christmas for South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (R). Haley posted a photo on Instagram Thursday morning of a Beretta PX4 Storm pistol ...

Nikki Haley Goes Shooting

Columbia Patch | Posted 07.22.2013 | Politics

On Friday, Gov. Nikki Haley toured FN Manufacturing a gunmaker in Columbia....

Nikki Haley Suffered Through Child Abuse

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 07.09.2013 | Politics

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (R) opened up Monday about abuse she endured as a child, holding a press conference to discuss a report geared toward...

Haley May Not Seek Reelection

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 06.24.2013 | Politics

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley (R) may not seek reelection in 2014, the Florence Morning News reported Sunday. Haley, who was first elected as...

Haley Caught In Crossfire Of Contentious Debate

The State | Posted 06.05.2013 | Politics

If ethics reform -- Gov. Nikki Haley's top priority -- fails to pass the General Assembly this year, the Republican will have herself and her spokesma...

Haley Blasted Over 'Unethical' Move

Columbia Patch | Posted 05.16.2013 | Politics

The state’s airplanes are once again a source of controversy....

Bruised Haley Has Tough Fight Ahead

Politico | Posted 05.12.2013 | Politics

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley rode into office in 2011 on a Republican wave as the first female and first Indian-American governor of the state — ...

Dem Thinks Nikki Haley Should Go Back To 'A Dress Store'

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics

Former South Carolina Democratic Chairman Dick Harpootlian tried on Tuesday to explain his recent controversial remarks about South Carolina Gov. Nikk...

South Carolina Democrat Announces Challenge To Nikki Haley

The Huffington Post | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 04.10.2013 | Politics

South Carolina state Sen. Vincent Sheheen (D-Kershaw) announced Wednesday that he is “taking steps” to launch a 2014 gubernatorial campaign, likel...

Haley Refusal Over 'Embarrassment' Draws Dem Criticism

Columbia Patch | Posted 04.02.2013 | Politics

On Monday, the South Carolina Democratic Party released a video calling on Gov. Nikki Haley to apologize to citizens for the Department of Revenue cyb...

'War' Charge Hurled At Nikki Haley

The State | Posted 02.05.2013 | Politics

S.C. Democratic leaders said Tuesday that Gov. Nikki Haley has declared war on the rural poor parts in the state by cutting off face-to-face unemploym...

Haley Odd Couple Seeks To Blow Up State Government

The State | Posted 01.28.2013 | Politics

COLUMBIA, SC — If they do nothing else this year, Gov. Nikki Haley and state Sen. Vincent Sheheen want to blow up state government....

Haley Debacle Targeted In 'Political Stunt'

Associated Press | Posted 01.09.2013 | Politics

A Democratic senator introduced legislation Tuesday to apologize to millions of South Carolina taxpayers for the cyber theft of their personal data ...

A Strong Signal From Gov. Haley

Clifford L. Alexander, Jr. | Posted 02.17.2013 | Black Voices
Clifford L. Alexander, Jr.

Sunday, Republican Gov. Nikki Haley appointed a black man, Rep. Tim Scott, to the vacant South Carolina Senate seat. It's an excellent signal to her party that it must, in appointive and legislative positions, recommend candidates who will attract the support and votes of black people.

Nikki Haley Vulnerable To Dem Takedown

Politico | Posted 12.12.2012 | Politics

South Carolina’s tandem of 2014 Senate races, thanks to Jim DeMint’s unforeseen resignation, may be drawing all the attention. But what has Democr...

Stephen Colbert for U.S. Senate! (Seriously)

Dean Obeidallah | Posted 02.11.2013 | Politics
Dean Obeidallah

All of a sudden Colbert's comments are the sane, responsible ones. Indeed, Colbert's moderate views on many issues and his preaching for sanity in Washington, D.C. are exactly what this nation needs.

Nikki Haley Won't Take Jim DeMint's Senate Seat

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.07.2012 | Politics

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (R) will not be appointing herself to Sen. Jim DeMint's (R) seat when he leaves Congress to lead the Heritage Foundati...

Haley Legacy Threatened Following Controversial Attack

The State | Posted 01.12.2013 | Politics

Gov. Nikki Haley is facing decisions over the next few months that will determine her future and legacy in South Carolina. Two years after her electi...

Nikki Haley's Surprise Move

St. Andrews Patch | Shawn Drury | Posted 12.08.2012 | Politics

After reimbursing the State Aeronautics Commission nearly $10,000 for costs related to her use of the state's two airplanes, Gov. Nikki Haley suggeste...

Nikki Haley Critic In Hot Water

West Ashley Patch | Shawn Drury | Posted 11.24.2012 | Politics

South Carolina Speaker of the House and District 114 Representative Bobby Harrell reimbursed himself in excess of $325,000 for expenses according to a...