A longtime South Carolina political operative resigned from Gov. Nikki Haley's (R) re-election campaign after the Southern Poverty Law Center revealed that he is a lifetime member and current board member of the white nationalist Council of Conservative Citizens (CCC). Show More Summary
By Ben Brubeck, The Truth About Project Labor Agreements Yesterday, South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley signed S.438 into law, which will prohibit government entities in the state from requiring contractors to sign a project labor agreement (PLA) or other agreements with labor unions as a condition of performing work on public construction projects.
This year will be the 5th RedState Gathering. We will meet the first weekend in August in New Orleans, LA. Five years ago we introduced the nation to Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, Pat Toomey, Nikki Haley, Michael Williams, Ken Cuccinelli, Karen Handel, and more. In 2010, we worked hard for Rand Paul, Mike Lee, Ken Buck, and others. This year I am struggling to find | Read More »
What is it with state Democratic Party chairpersons these days? South Carolina Chairman Dick Harpootlian, whose term just recently ended, has hurled repeated tasteless insults at Palmetto State Governor Nikki Haley, who is of Indian heritage. Show More Summary
• Nikki Haley reelection committee pick accused of white supremacist ties Roan Garcia-Quintana Former Nikki Haley For Governor campaign volunteer Executive Director – Americans Have Had Enough Coalition joins Alan to discuss the controversy • Legendary Comedian Mort Sahl talks to Alan about playing at the historic Cafe Carlyle. • It’s a Friday Night Free-for-All!
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- South Carolina Democratic State Sen. Vincent Sheheen, who is planning to challenge Republican Gov. Nikki Haley in 2014, says he wants nothing to do with Washington -- but not in quite the same way Haley does. "I don't keep up with what's going on nationally," Sheheen told Yahoo News in an interview [...]
You know that reputation the right wing has for cozying up to white supremacists and racists? And you know how right wingers always fly into a rage when someone brings it up, denying that they're sympathetic to racists -- in fact, denying...Show More Summary
A recent blog feud between Wonkette's Rebecca Schoenkopf and Gateway Pundit Jim Hoft has exposed an interesting intersection between the Tea Party's relationship with Nazis and Governor Nikki Haley's (R-SC) relationship with a white supremacist (now-former) campaign appointee. Show More Summary
It took a few days, and a good bit of cajoling, but Gov. Nikki Haley's (R-SC) reelection campaign finally withdrew its support of a white supremacist whom Haley appointed to her reelection steering committee in February. After repeatedly...Show More Summary
He had to be told to resign: After nearly a week of controversy, the re-election campaign for Gov. Nikki Haley has asked Roan Garcia-Quintana to step down from his participation on the voluntary committee. Garcia-Quintana told the campaign he would follow their wishes. Garcia-Quintana, a Mauldin resident, attracted unwanted attention earlier this week when the [...]
Appearing as a guest on Thursday's PoliticsNation on MSNBC, Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank mocked South Carolina Republican Governor Nikki Haley as someone who has "reached out to a minority" in the form of white supremacists since they are a "minority," as he reacted to accusations that a member of her reelection committee is a white supremacist. Milbank: read more
Oh, Republican governors! When they're not losing track of the one Latina they hired, they're digging up a Latino white supremacist to serve on their reelection committees. Governor Nikki Haley (R-SC) has come under fire this week after...Show More Summary
Whoopsie! The Southern Poverty Law Center on Wednesday accused South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley of appointing a white supremacist to her steering committee. In February, the Republican governor announced she had formed the committee to explore her re-election options. Roan Garcia-Quintana of Greenville was listed as one of the 164 co-chairs. The Anti-Defamation League has [...]
Days after former South Carolina Democratic Party Chair Dick Harpootlian said Vincent Sheheen, the Democrat who will most likely challenge South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley next year, should send Haley "back to wherever the hell she came from," Harpootlian continued to double and triple down on his comments. Show More Summary
At the Daily Beast on Sunday, liberal Peter Beinart called on Democrats and liberals to "strongly denounce" former South Carolina Democratic Party Chairman Dick Harpootlian's insult campaign against Palmetto State Governor Nikki Haley,...Show More Summary
Written by Doug Powers In December of last year, South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley chose Rep. Tim Scott to replace Sen. Jim DeMint. That left Scott’s House seat open, and a special election was held Tuesday. Former SC Governor Mark Sanford has been declared the winner: Sanford told a cheering crowd of more than 100 [...]
South Carolina Democratic Party Chair Dick Harpootlian struggles to explain his comment that Gov. Nikki Haley should go back "to wherever the hell she came from."...
Dick Harpootlian, the comically nasty dinosaur who headed up South Carolina's Democrat Party until last Friday, doesn't like Republican governor Nikki Haley very much. In fact, at the Democrat convention last year, he compared her to Hitler's mistress, Eva Braun. Show More Summary
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