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Haley Could Face Trouble In 2014

Roll Call | Posted 09.17.2013 | Politics

If you listen to South Carolina Democrats, you are pretty certain that Republican Gov. Nikki R. Haley is in deep trouble next year. Not so, says Haley...

Haley Makes Hilarious Admission On Facebook

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 09.04.2013 | Politics

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (R) admitted to a mishap at the governor's mansion on her Facebook page Wednesday. (function(d, s, id) { var js, ...

Haley Looks To Blunt Attacks Amid 'Pressure Cooker'

The State | Posted 07.19.2013 | Politics

It's going to be a busy three weeks for Gov. Nikki Haley and state Sen. Vincent Sheheen....

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...

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...

Columnist Calls Nikki Haley 'Condescending, Catty'

Posted 11.10.2011 | Politics

A columnist for the South Carolina Post and Courier accused Governor Nikki Haley of stooping to a "condescending, catty low" for her comments about a...

South Carolina Governor To Write Memoir

AP | By HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

NEW YORK -- Gov. Nikki Haley of South Carolina has been busy trying to close her state's $700 million budget gap, but she has found time for a more pe...

Steamy Nikki Haley Affair Rumors Resurface

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rumors about an alleged 2007 affair between newly elected South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and Will Folks, a political blogger and former campaign staf...

Nikki Haley Shines In Debate

Politics Daily | October 24,| 11:06 AM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Watching "Mama Grizzly" Nikki Haley Monday night during the only statewide TV debate in the South Carolina gubernatorial race unders...

Mark Sanford Suggests That Affair Helped Him Govern

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Outgoing Governor Mark Sanford (R-S.C.) recently explained that things had actually looked up after his notorious scandal involving a falsified Appala...

SC-Sen: 58% DeMint (R), 21% Greene (D) (Rasmussen 10/19)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rasmussen 10/19/10; 500 Likely voters, 4.5% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (Rasmussen release) South Carolina 2010 Senate 58% DeMint (R), 21...

SC-Gov: 51% Haley (R), 37% Sheheen (D) (InsiderAdvantage 10/19)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

InsiderAdvantage / Statehouse Report 10/19/10; 878 registered voters Mode: Automated phone InsiderAdvantage release South Carolina 2010 Governor 51%...

South Carolina Governor Election 2010: Predict The Winner! (POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Who will be the next South Carolina Governor? Republican Nikki Haley faces off with Democrat Vincent Sheheen on Nov. 2, and we'd love to hear who you...

SC-Gov: 47% Haley (R), 38% Sheheen (D) (Rasmussen 10/19)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rasmussen 10/19/10; 500 likely voters, 4.5% margin of error Mode: Automated phone Rasmussen release South Carolina 2010 Governor 47% Haley (R), 38% ...

SC-Gov: 43% Haley (R), 41% Sheheen (D) (Crantford 10/18)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Crantford & Associates 10/18/10; 653 likely voters, 3.8% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (Crantford PDF) South Carolina 2010 Governor 43% Hale...

SC-Gov: 46% Haley (R), 37% Sheheen (D) (Winthrop 10/5-10)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Winthrop University 10/5-10/10; 741 likely voters, 3.6% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews (Winthrop release) South Carolina 2010 Gover...

SC-Gov: 49% Haley (R), 44% Sheheen (D) (Hamilton 10/1-4)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hamilton Campaigns (D) 10/1-4/10; 500 registered voters, 4.4% margin of error Mode: Live telephone interviews (Hamilton release) South Carolina 2010...

Nikki Haley Proposes Mandatory Drug Tests For Recipients Of Unemployment Benefits

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If South Carolina gubernatorial candidate Nikki Haley had her way, her state's unemployed would be subjected to mandatory drug testing in order to rec...

SC-Gov: 45% Haley (R), 41% Sheheen (D) (Crantford 9/30)

Huffington Post | Emily Swanson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Crantford & Associates (D) 9/30/10; 634 registered voters, 3.9% margin of error Mode: Automated phone (Crantford release) South Carolina 2010 Senate...

Sam Stein

Jim DeMint Associate, GOP Adviser Calls For Nikki Haley To Release Affair-Related E-Mails

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Nikki Haley's overwhelming victory in South Carolina's Republican gubernatorial primary this summer tamped down speculation that accusations of extram...

Andre Bauer, South Carolina Lt. Gov., Blames 'Flat-Out Lazy' People For Immigration Problems

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

South Carolina Lt. Governor Andre Bauer (R-S.C.) introduced a new line of reasoning into the contentious immigration debate last week, blaming "flat-o...

Jason Linkins

Jake Knotts, Slur-Spewing South Carolina State Senator, Deploys The 'Saturday Night Live Defense'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There you have it, in the most bigoted terms Knotts can muster. Of course, after the fact, Knotts invoked a very novel justification for his remark: the "Saturday Night Live defense."

South Carolina Lt. Governor Backtracks: Andre Bauer Calls Welfare 'Cycle Of Dependency'

The Huffington Post | Jeremy Binckes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Andre Bauer, the Lt. Governor of South Carolina who had apologized for equating welfare recipients to stray animals, appears to be taking back that sh...

Vincent Sheheen Drops Ball On Unemployed

Dwight Drake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dwight Drake

News reports say that South Carolina's Unemployment Trust Fund is almost $800 million in debt -- to the federal government, no less.

SC Impeachment? Lawmakers Debate Ousting Gov. Mark Sanford

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Lawmakers debating whether or not Gov. Mark Sanford should be impeached are focusing on his tryst in Argentina, reports the New York Times, and the fa...