Nikki Haley Articles


Text of Gov. Haley's 2016 State of the Union Address Response

10:24 PM, Jan 12, 2016
Here's the full text of South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley's Republican Response to President Obama's final State of the Union Address: Read more

SC Dem Slips, Uses Slur Against Female GOP Opponent

12:29 PM, Oct 24, 2014

Democrat Vincent Sheheen of South Carolina referred to his Republican opponent, sitting governor Nikki Haley, as a "whore" in an apparent slip of the tongue during a recent campaign rally.

"We are going to escort whore out the door," said Sheheen at a Thursday night event in Florence. The Democrat immediately recognizes his mistake and corrects himself. "We're going to escort her out the door," he says, smiling.

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Is South Carolina Nullifying Obamacare?

Not really.
11:36 AM, May 09, 2013

“South Carolina has passed a bill that criminalizes the implementation of Obama’s health care law reform law,” said HuffPost Live host Jacob Soboroff last week. The claim, from the Huffington Post and others, is that South Carolina is attempting to “nullify” Obamacare.

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Sanford to Announce Candidacy Tomorrow

4:55 PM, Jan 15, 2013

Mark Sanford, the former congressman and governor of South Carolina, will announce he is running for his old House seat Wednesday. Jim Geraghty at National Review confirms the news in an interview with Sanford:

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Tim Scott's Historic Appointment to the Senate

4:44 PM, Dec 17, 2012

Tim Scott received a call from Governor Nikki Haley Sunday night. “Do you want to be a U.S. senator?” Haley asked.

Scott, a Republican congressman from Charleston, says he doesn't remember anything else from the conversation, but within 18 hours, he was being introduced as the Palmetto State’s next senator

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Tim Scott Appointed to U.S. Senate

12:27 PM, Dec 17, 2012

Tim Scott will be the next U.S. Senator from South Carolina. The first-term Republican congressman from Charleston, who was just elected to a second term, was appointed to the seat being vacated by fellow Republican Jim DeMint. South Carolina governor Nikki Haley made the announcement in Columbia Monday afternoon, flanked by Scott, DeMint, and other members of South Carolina's congressional delegation, including Senator Lindsey Graham.

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Report: Nikki Haley to Pick Tim Scott for Senate

9:43 AM, Dec 17, 2012

South Carolina governor Nikki Haley will appoint Republican congressman Tim Scott to the U.S. Senate, the New York Times reports. Haley, the first-term Republican governor, is expected to make an announcement about her selection around noon in Columbia. CNN is also reporting that Scott has been selected.

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South Carolina Governor Tweets Adele Lyrics to 'Rumor Has It'

1:59 PM, Dec 13, 2012

South Carolina governor Nikki Haley tweeted lyrics to an Adele song today. Here's the tweet:

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Haley's Choices

3:20 PM, Dec 10, 2012

South Carolina governor Nikki Haley, a Republican, will appoint a new senator to take the seat of GOP senator Jim DeMint, who was reelected in 2010 and will be resigning early next year to become president of the Heritage Foundation. Sources in South Carolina say Haley will pick Charleston-area congressman Tim Scott, and, if not him, state representative Ralph Norman is considered the next most likely candidate for the job. 

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Haley Passes on (Not Offered) VP Spot

9:35 AM, Apr 02, 2012

South Carolina governor Nikki Haley, a Republican, would decline an offer to be the vice presidential nominee, she tells ABC:

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Nikki Haley Goes to Bat for Romney on Bain

11:15 PM, Jan 11, 2012

West Columbia, S.C.
At a rally with Mitt Romney Wednesday evening, South Carolina governor Nikki Haley hit back at Romney's GOP rivals for attacking the frontrunner's work at Bain Capital. "I am proud of all our Republican candidates," Haley said. "But we have a real problem when we have Republicans talking like dang Democrats against the free market."

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S.C. Governor Haley Endorses Romney

8:15 AM, Dec 16, 2011

Nikki Haley, South Carolina's Republican governor, has endorsed Mitt Romney, according to a campaign release.

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Are Republican Governors as Committed to Repeal as the House?

2:00 PM, Mar 03, 2011

Having utterly failed to convince the American people to embrace Obamacare, and facing a steadfast House of Representatives that has passed a bill to repeal Obamacare by a margin of 56 votes, the Obama administration — always probing for weakness — is now testing the resolve of Republican governors. So far, the verdict is mixed.

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