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  • New poll: Haley 51% – Sheheen 37%

    10/25/2010 4:36:56 PM PDT · by Force of Truth · 8 replies ^ | OCT. 22, 2010 |
    ICYMI – New poll: Haley 51% – Sheheen 37% Insider Advantage/Statehouse Report: OCT. 22, 2010 – A new InsiderAdvantage/Statehouse Report poll released today suggests that South Carolina may well see a Republican sweep of all constitutional offices in the Nov. 2 general election. That’s each of the nine statewide offices – from governor to the comptroller general and on down the ballot to the commissioner of agriculture. … With a week and a half to go until the election, state Rep. Nikki Haley (R-Lexington) seems to have regained her lead over her Democratic challenger, state Sen. Vincent Sheheen of...
  • Haley: Sheheen asleep at the switch when ESC was bankrupted

    10/05/2010 3:45:20 PM PDT · by Force of Truth · 2 replies ^ | October 5th, 2010 |
    Haley: Sheheen asleep at the switch when ESC was bankrupted October 5th, 2010 Haley: Sheheen asleep at the switch when ESC was bankruptedHouse Majority Leader says Haley found solutions for small businessCOLUMBIA, S.C. – State Rep. Nikki Haley and House Majority Leader Kenny Bingham released the following statements after a press conference in Columbia at the Department of Employment and Workforce:State Rep. Haley said, “After watching our unemployment trust fund go bankrupt, South Carolinians across the state were rightly asking, ‘Where was the red flag?’ The truth is it came in April of 2008, and when it was delivered...
  • Sanford's ReformSC launches pro-Haley ad

    05/10/2010 4:25:56 PM PDT · by Force of Truth · 138+ views
    The Associated Press ^ | May 10, 2010
    COLUMBIA, S.C. -- A group set up to push South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford's agenda has begun airing ads praising state Rep. Nikki Haley as she campaigns for governor. The ads began airing Monday. They're a shot in the arm for Haley's cash-strapped campaign. The $530,000 she had in cash at the end of the March was a third or less than any of her three GOP primary opponents. ReformSC says it is airing the ads statewide but would not provide details on how much it is spending to put Haley's name and face in front of June 8 primary...
  • Haley Endorsed By S.C. Club For Growth (Updated)

    05/08/2010 1:01:55 PM PDT · by Force of Truth · 2 replies · 260+ views
    FITSNews (Unfair. Imbalanced.) ^ | May 7, 2010 | Will Folks (a.k.a. Sic Willie)
    State Rep. Nikki Haley’s long shot bid for the S.C. Republican gubernatorial nomination got a shot in the arm Thursday when her campaign received the endorsement of the S.C. Club for Growth, a leading fiscal conservative advocacy group. While the announcement was by no means a surprise (the Club has been supporting Haley behind the scenes for months), it could help her campaign during the five-week sprint to the finish line – particularly in the fund-raising department. “Nikki Haley clearly stands above the other candidates in the governor’s race given her strong record as a fiscal conservative and reformer,” said...
  • McMaster Tax Issue Puts Rental Properties in Spotlight

    04/21/2010 4:29:55 PM PDT · by Force of Truth · 202+ views ^ | 04/21/2010 | COREY HUTCHINS
    As South Carolina nears the Republican statewide primary elections, the campaigns of those angling for the governor’s office have become increasingly outspoken in their attempts to tear down their rivals and claw their way into the hearts of a hardcore conservative electorate that will be voting June 8. Between the two top-fundraising candidates, U.S. Rep. Gresham Barrett and state Attorney General Henry McMaster, the latest back-and-forth has been centered around tax issues. In Barrett’s case, the issue is his 2008 vote in favor of the TARP bailout of Wall Street banks. In McMaster’s, it’s closer to home — a years-old...