Nikki Haley to campaign with Romney in New Hampshire
January 3rd, 2012
10:50 AM ET
3 years ago

Nikki Haley to campaign with Romney in New Hampshire

Des Moines, Iowa (CNN) - New Hampshire is about to meet Nikki Haley.

The South Carolina governor will head north this weekend to campaign alongside Mitt Romney in the Granite State, a source familiar with the plans told CNN.

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Haley will join Romney, the Republican presidential candidate she endorsed last month, on Friday and Saturday for two days of campaigning before the state holds its primary on Jan. 10.

The two will also be together in South Carolina beginning Thursday for a pair of stops in Charleston and Myrtle Beach.

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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • New Hampshire • Nikki Haley
soundoff (25 Responses)
  1. John N Florida

    I wonder if she'll promote her new policies of factoring in a couple's orientation and political affiliation as determinative in allowing adoptions?

    January 3, 2012 10:53 am at 10:53 am |
  2. A former republican

    That's great, a Teabagger supporting a flip-flopper! The circus goes on.

    January 3, 2012 10:54 am at 10:54 am |
  3. GI Joe

    She's trying to help Romney because he gave jobs to so many of her friends and relatives in India. She's hoping he'll do more of the same.

    Can't stand her. The Koch Brothers pull her strings.

    She was given money to study alternative healthcare for the state and she pocketed the money and wrote a memo (outed not long ago) stating that no study would be done. Results per her would be published.

    January 3, 2012 10:59 am at 10:59 am |
  4. Michael Q

    Should Romney win the nomination, meet his choice for vice-president. The perfect mate for Romney to win the votes he would not get for some of his policies, but Nikki offers the alternative balance. Also, on the surface they make a beautiful couple for all the beautiful people to anoint.

    January 3, 2012 11:01 am at 11:01 am |
  5. Bill

    Nikki Haley is a loser and a tea-bagging hack.

    January 3, 2012 11:04 am at 11:04 am |
  6. ej

    Since South Carolina is not doing all that well and she's being investegated left and right in just her first year in office. I'd think she had better work to do at home.

    January 3, 2012 11:09 am at 11:09 am |
  7. Malory Archer

    Where's her birth certificate? Long form please!

    January 3, 2012 11:16 am at 11:16 am |
  8. Bruce

    This endorsement makes sense. She will be asked to join ticket as VEEP and she'll attempt to draw female vote away from Prez Obama. Female independents are the only voting bloc the GOP haven't targetted for dissenfranchized yet

    January 3, 2012 11:22 am at 11:22 am |
  9. Lost in Texas FOREVER

    with her falling approval rating in SC I'm sure that will workout just fine with the Tea Party folks there.

    January 3, 2012 11:28 am at 11:28 am |
  10. Indy

    It really dosen't matter which Republican wins the nomination all of them will destroy Government services, deregulate and allow corporations to run the economy and fail again,they will give to the rich and wipe out the middle class,make abortions illegal. If you think things are bad now, with a Republican in the Whitehouse they will worse then what Bush did to the country. The election is all about middle class and majority against the elite Republicans and the little people will win and keep Obama in the Whitehouse.

    January 3, 2012 11:36 am at 11:36 am |
  11. willie floyd

    Yippee-rid of her for a couple of days!! Maybe she will like NH so well she'll stay. If you're going to dream-DREAM BIG!!

    OBAMA/BIDEN 2012/ WARREN 2016

    January 3, 2012 11:40 am at 11:40 am |
  12. Anonymous

    Why doesn't she stay home and worry about the double digit unemployment in SC? Or maybe how to combat the 33% functional illiteracy rate in the state? I know!!! She has lost the support of her state!!!!!! 34% approval rate is an amazing way to end your first year in office....

    January 3, 2012 11:51 am at 11:51 am |
  13. Sniffit

    Sitting SC governor traipsing off to NH to campaign instead of doing her job while Teatrolls country wide fail to complain about it the way they do whenever Obama sets foot in AF1. Not suprising. Fits right in with her exarobitantly expensive Euro vacation that the Teatrolls and MSM have ignored.

    January 3, 2012 11:57 am at 11:57 am |
  14. TexSteve

    Despite what pundits think the polls may mean, nobody really cares about Mitt Romney. He is only doing as well as he is because the others all have some position that many think might make them unelectable. Romney is the least interesting of all the candidates running. If he wins,k we'll be stuck with him for 8 years. Yeah, think about that and see if you want to vote for him.

    January 3, 2012 12:11 pm at 12:11 pm |
  15. Phil in KC

    NH – good grief – that's not until TOMORROW. How in the world can he focus on that already?

    January 3, 2012 12:13 pm at 12:13 pm |
  16. Annie, Atlanta

    Just curious here. Who pays for Haley to campaign with Romney? The Romney campaign? The taxpayers of SC?

    January 3, 2012 12:14 pm at 12:14 pm |
  17. Rudy NYC

    Interesting. Michelle Bachmann has tickets for South Carolina, and Gov. Haley has punched her ticket for New Hampshire. Isn't that Tea Party grand?

    January 3, 2012 12:23 pm at 12:23 pm |
  18. Cary,NC

    If somebody has any doubts about Willard Romneys "Extremist Teaparty Connection" of hurting the middleclass and poor,hurt education,suppress voters rights,and despise Womens Health, ect? Meeting with the likes of "Nikki Haley", should clear that question up!!!! S.C. is one of the most Extreme Rightwing Evangelical states in America! Lots of "Poverty" down there????

    January 3, 2012 12:35 pm at 12:35 pm |
  19. Truth and Nothing But the Truth

    Romney is showing why he is the front runner and why Obama and the Democrats are petrified to run against him. My advice to Obama: Donate your campaign funds to charity and start packing your bags. Chicago awaits you in January 2013.

    January 3, 2012 12:35 pm at 12:35 pm |
  20. S.B. Stein E.B. NJ

    And why is she important? She is governor, but what has she done for her state? It is a southern state. Don't they elect Republicans more than Democrats?

    January 3, 2012 12:39 pm at 12:39 pm |
  21. Jake

    gross. match made in tea party heaven!

    January 3, 2012 12:54 pm at 12:54 pm |
  22. "Great upset...!

    The NEWT will make GOOT...very good in Iowa and NH..and beyond...all the way to the WH>>>

    January 3, 2012 12:56 pm at 12:56 pm |
  23. Republican who supports President Obama

    Doesn't she have a job to perform? Focus on doing the right thing for your state. Same goes for Christie.

    January 3, 2012 12:57 pm at 12:57 pm |
  24. vic

    Shouldn't she be in SC supressing the voting rights?

    January 3, 2012 12:59 pm at 12:59 pm |
  25. Thomas

    Nikki Haley , How much tax payers money did you spend on your vacation to Europe ?

    Let the Flip Flop corruption begin .

    January 3, 2012 12:59 pm at 12:59 pm |