Haley talks Romney and tea party support
April 5th, 2012
04:14 PM ET
3 years ago

Haley talks Romney and tea party support

Washington (CNN) – South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley has already taken her name out of the running for vice presidential consideration this election but that isn't stopping her from touting the candidate she's endorsed for president, Mitt Romney.

"I knew him and Ann. I knew their family. I knew where they were. I knew how he wasn't just a candidate that wanted to win. This is somebody who had thought for the last four years about how he would handle the situation had he been president," Haley said.
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Filed under: 2012 • Nikki Haley • South Carolina • Tea Party
Haley takes herself off VP shortlist
April 2nd, 2012
10:08 AM ET
2 years ago

Haley takes herself off VP shortlist

Washington (CNN) - Take Nikki Haley off the vice presidential short list.

The South Carolina governor has long issued the perfunctory denials when asked about her interest in a spot on the Republican ticket this year, but new comments from Haley and a top adviser make clear that she will not be anyone's running mate this fall.
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Filed under: 2012 • 2012 VP Pick • Mitt Romney • Nikki Haley
NRCC sees big fundraising night with Nikki Haley
March 20th, 2012
10:10 PM ET
3 years ago

NRCC sees big fundraising night with Nikki Haley

(CNN) - The Republican campaign committee for the U.S. House of Representatives touted raising $12 million on Tuesday for its annual dinner, this year keynoted by South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley.

The amount marks a $2 million boost over its dinner haul last year, according to a statement by the National Republican Congressional Committee.
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Filed under: 2012 • House • Nikki Haley • Republicans
S.C. Gov. Haley defends Romney amid graphic tea party slams
January 16th, 2012
12:14 PM ET
3 years ago

S.C. Gov. Haley defends Romney amid graphic tea party slams

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina (CNN) – South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, Mitt Romney's most prominent tea party supporter in the state, responded to some of the group's harsh criticisms of the former Massachusetts governor on Monday.

Her response came at the first-ever statewide tea party convention in the Palmetto state – one day after some speakers urged activists to unite against Romney. In one disturbing example, an activist showed an image of a seal hunter gleefully surrounded by dead seals in bloody waters.

Tune in Thursday at 8 p.m. ET for the CNN/Southern Republican Presidential Debate hosted by John King and follow it on Twitter at #CNNDebate. For real-time coverage of the South Carolina primary, go to CNNPolitics.com and on the CNN apps for iPhone, iPad, Android or other phones.
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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • Nikki Haley • Tea Party
Romney takes stage with lively trio
January 13th, 2012
10:39 PM ET
3 years ago

Romney takes stage with lively trio

Hilton Head, South Carolina (CNN) – Mitt Romney took the stage at a veterans event Friday in Hilton Head surrounded by a trio of high-profile supporters who defended the presidential candidate, as well as injected enthusiasm and a bit of unpredictability into the evening.

Sen. John McCain, South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and former Ambassador John Bolton spoke with Romney before a packed audience in a small room at a Hilton Head hotel, where voters crammed into an overflow room and listened from a balcony.
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Filed under: 2012 • John Bolton • John McCain • Mitt Romney • Nikki Haley • South Carolina
Romney mail piece touts endorsement from Nikki Haley
January 13th, 2012
10:48 AM ET
3 years ago

Romney mail piece touts endorsement from Nikki Haley

Columbia, South Carolina (CNN) - Mitt Romney is putting his endorsement from Gov. Nikki Haley front and center in a new mail piece sent out across South Carolina on Thursday.

The front flap of the mailer, which touts Romney's economic development plans, displays a photograph of Romney on stage with Haley at a recent campaign rally in New Hampshire.
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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • Nikki Haley
Haley warns Republicans against Romney attacks
January 11th, 2012
08:06 PM ET
3 years ago

Haley warns Republicans against Romney attacks

Columbia, South Carolina (CNN) - South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley warned the GOP field against attacking Mitt Romney's private sector record at an enthusiastic rally for the Republican front-runner Wednesday.

"We have a real problem when we have Republicans talking like Democrats against the free market," she said as the audience cheered. "We believe in the free market."
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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • Nikki Haley • South Carolina
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.

CNN Live: Tune in tonight at 7 p.m. ET for CNN's live special coverage of the Iowa Caucuses and follow real-time results on CNNPolitics.com and on Twitter at #cnnelections. Stay up to date with CNN apps for iPhone, iPad, Android or other phones.
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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • New Hampshire • Nikki Haley
Romney and allies step up South Carolina efforts
December 30th, 2011
11:29 AM ET
3 years ago

Romney and allies step up South Carolina efforts

Des Moines, Iowa (CNN) – Mitt Romney has added two veteran Republican operatives to his small team in South Carolina as the state's primary nears.

And a super PAC backing Romney's presidential bid is now running television ads in the Palmetto State attacking the immigration stances of Newt Gingrich and Rick Perry, two candidates who hope their southern roots help them appeal to South Carolina voters.
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Filed under: 2012 • Jim DeMint • Mitt Romney • Nikki Haley • South Carolina
S.C. governor rallies crowd for Romney
December 16th, 2011
09:28 PM ET
3 years ago

S.C. governor rallies crowd for Romney

Greenville, South Carolina (CNN) - South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley brought her star power to bear Friday after she backed Mitt Romney for president.

Romney seemed energized by the political coup, telling the Greenville audience: "Today I woke up with a big smile on my face."
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Filed under: 2012 • Mitt Romney • Nikki Haley • South Carolina
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