Gov. Nikki Haley
Dec 26, 2012 — The House Democratic caucus will include a record number of women and minorities next year. But when it comes to top statewide offices, minorities do better running as Republicans.
Dec 17, 2012 — Republican Sen. Jim DeMint is stepping down to be president of the Heritage Foundation. Scott is a freshman congressman and will be the Senate's only African-American.
Dec 8, 2012 — Former Florida Republican Gov. Charlie Crist is officially a Democrat; comedian Stephen Colbert is politely but firmly rejected as a potential senator to succeed retiring Republican Jim DeMint because he forgot what South Carolina's state drink is.
Aug 28, 2012 — South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, who is Indian-American, accuses Democrats of telling minorities that the GOP is the "party that hates you."
Aug 1, 2012 — Michael Haley is a first lieutenant in the South Carolina National Guard. He's the first gubernatorial spouse to be heading into the combat zones of either Iraq or Afghanistan, officials say.
Apr 5, 2012 — South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley has some unsolicited advice for presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney on appealing to female voters. "The golden ticket that people need to see and see more of is Ann Romney," Haley said during an interview with NPR.
Dec 28, 2011 — Gov. Nikki Haley (R) has told her Cabinet agencies that all employees should answer their phones with this greeting: "It's a great day in South Carolina. How can I help you?" Two Democratic lawmakers say things aren't good enough to say that.
Dec 16, 2011 — An observer of South Carolina politics and electorate attitudes says that while Nikki Haley's endorsement of Mitt Romney will help, it won't mean as much as it would have months ago when she was more popular.