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Nikki Haley Easily Wins GOP Runoff

She's poised to become S. Carolina's first female governor

(Newser) - Nikki Haley handily won the Republican nomination for governor last night in South Carolina. The runoff victory moves her an important step closer to becoming the first female governor in the conservative-leaning state. She brushed aside allegations of marital infidelity and an ethnic slur to come within a percentage point... More »

South Carolina GOP Battles Against Haley

National party wants her, but locals are going rogue

(Newser) - National Republicans may be throwing themselves behind Nikki Haley, but much of the South Carolina GOP is doing everything it can to thwart her ahead of the June 22 runoff primary. Many lawmakers, and one former candidate, are backing GOP congressman Gresham Barrett, as is the state Chamber of Commerce.... More »

Nikki Haley Race Heads to Runoff

She's the top vote-getter in SC governor's primary

(Newser) - Nikki Haley easily survived the whiff of scandal tonight in her first step toward becoming South Carolina's first female governor. With nearly all the votes counted, Haley held a double-digit lead over her Republican primary opponents, though she is just short of the 50% mark needed to avoid a runoff,... More »

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