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Who Paid For All Those Job Applicants To Visit Trump Tower?

Since the election, more than 100 potential appointees to Donald Trump’s administration have traveled from all over the country to Manhattan to meet with the president-elect. The ways these transition meetings are financed have been as varied as the candidates themselves.

December 29, 2016
South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley speaks during a campaign event for U.S. Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio at Swamp Rabbit Crossfit in Greenville, South Carolina February 18, 2016. REUTERS/Chris Keane

Haley Lends Trump Team Diversity But Little Diplomatic Heft

Haley, now serving her second four-year term as governor, has little experience in foreign policy and the diplomatic issues likely to come before the United Nations.

November 24, 2016
Nikki Haley chosen to be U.N. Ambassador

Governor Nikki Haley Chosen For U.N. Ambassador

Donald Trump has picked South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, who was critical of him during his election campaign and who has little foreign policy experience, to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.

November 23, 2016
South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley speaks during a campaign event for U.S. Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio at Swamp Rabbit Crossfit in Greenville, South Carolina February 18, 2016. REUTERS/Chris Keane

South Carolina Governor Signs Ban On Abortion Past 19 Weeks

The act, proposed last year in South Carolina’s Republican-controlled legislature, passed after it was stripped of exceptions for pregnancies that result from rape or incest. The name of the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act goes against medical evidence showing that a fetus at 20 weeks cannot feel pain.

May 26, 2016

White House Hopeful Rubio Nabs Big Endorsement Before Crucial Primary Vote

Gov. Nikki Haley, often touted as a possible Republican vice presidential candidate, has also called for tolerance of immigrants.

February 17, 2016

SC Post and Courier: Gov. Nikki Haley Endorses Marco Rubio

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley will formally endorse Marco Rubio’s bid for the party’s nomination at a town hall tonight at 6pm.

February 17, 2016
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Nikki Haley living in Fantasyland

You would think her a little old for fairytales.

January 17, 2016

Report Card: Seven Possible GOP Choices For VP

Let the runaway speculation begin.

January 14, 2016

SC Gov. Nikki Haley: The U.S. Has ‘Never’ Passed Laws Based On Race And Religion — Um…

Gov. Nikki Haley’s (R-SC) decision to speak out against Donald Trump and is certainly laudable — but her awareness of American history needs a little work.

January 13, 2016

Rep. Steve King: Nikki Haley Isn’t A ‘Principled Conservative’ — But She Looks Good!

Gov. Nikki Haley (R-SC) is getting some very peculiar pushback against her State of the Union response speech from Tuesday night.

January 13, 2016

Trump Pushes Back At Nikki Haley: No VP Slot For You!

Donald Trump’s vicious battle with the Republican establishment has now extended beyond just his fellow candidates.

January 13, 2016

South Carolina Hit By Torrential Rainfall, Eight Dead

Torrential rainfall that South Carolina’s governor called a once-in-a-millennium downpour triggered flooding in the southeastern U.S. state on Sunday, causing at least eight deaths in the Carolinas.

October 4, 2015
Hate Groups

KKK, African-American Group Plan Rallies At South Carolina Capitol

Governor Nikki Haley (R) hopes that South Carolinians will simply ignore “the disruptive, hateful spectacle members of the Ku Klux Klan hope to create.”

July 18, 2015

This Week In Crazy: Everyone’s Got Secession Fever

Donald Trump is railing against immigrants trying to get into the country, meanwhile we’ve got conservative activists and officers of the court angling to get out. Misogyny, paranoia, xenophobia, oh my!

July 10, 2015

Confederate Flag To Be Removed From South Carolina Capitol Grounds

South Carolina governor Nikki Haley announced that the Confederate flag will be removed from the State House grounds on July 10.

July 9, 2015

Meet Mike Pitts — The SC State Rep. Who Fought To Fly The Confederate Flag

Republican House member Michael A. Pitts is leading the opposition in favor of the Confederate banner.

July 8, 2015
South Carolina Capital Confederate Flag dome monument

South Carolina Senate Votes 37-3 To Remove Confederate Flag

Those numbers belie the fact that they rejected compromises to display alternative Confederate flags or to leave the vote to South Carolinians.

July 6, 2015

Reciting Prayers, Woman Takes Down Confederate Flag At South Carolina Capitol

In a video posted on YouTube, Bree Newsome grabbed the flag and cried out: “You come against me with hatred, and oppression and violence — I come against you in the name of God! This flag comes down today!”

June 27, 2015

Four More Votes Needed To Remove Confederate Flag From SC Capitol

Four more members of the South Carolina House of Representatives must commit to vote in favor of removing the Confederate flag in order for the legislature to mandate its removal.

June 26, 2015

The Confederacy Crashes In A Week. It Only Took 150 Years.

It would have been admirable for this change of heart regarding the Confederate flag to have happened without the cruel shock of a massacre of innocents.

June 25, 2015
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Southern Lawmakers Push To Remove Confederate Flag

Officials, businesses, and ordinary citizens are calling for Confederate emblems to be removed.

June 23, 2015

South Carolina Governor Says Confederate Flag At State Capitol Must Be Removed

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley on Monday reversed her position and called for the Confederate flag to be removed from the grounds of the state Capitol.

June 22, 2015

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley Calls For Confederate Flag To Come Down

South Carolina governor Nikki Haley is scheduled to speak in Charleston at 4 p.m. Monday, and is expected to call for the Confederate flag to be removed from the state capitol lawn, where it has flown since 1962, and be moved to a museum.

June 22, 2015

South Carolina Politicians Defend Compromise Over Confederate Flag

Officials in Columbia lowered the U.S. flag and state flag over the capital Thursday, but the memorial’s Confederate flag remained at the top of its staff.

June 19, 2015

Lawyers Slam Controversial Republican Attack Ad

The South Carolina Bar Association has condemned an ad that brutally attacks Vincent Sheheen, the Democratic candidate for governor in South Carolina, for legal cases he took on during his time as a criminal defense attorney. The Republican Governors Association released an ad on Monday, saying, “Sheheen defended violent criminals who abused women, and went […]

April 25, 2014