(CNN) - Republican Govs. Rick Perry of Texas and Nikki Haley of South Carolina urged Washington to follow in their states footsteps by instituting budget cuts, caps on future spending and a balanced budget amendment, cornerstones of the "Cut Cap and Balance Pledge" they signed.
Dallas (CNN) - Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich might not want to count on a presidential endorsement from South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley.
In an interview with CNN Tuesday, Haley sharply admonished Gingrich for his comments over the weekend disparaging the Medicare plan proposed by House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan as "radical change" and "right-wing social engineering."
(CNN) - Gov. Nikki Haley, the top Republican in the early presidential contest state of South Carolina, readily revealed her thoughts about the 2012 GOP presidential field, calling the coverage that paints Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels’ wife as a reluctant spouse “ridiculous.”
“I think it's ridiculous. I think it’s a terrible distraction to a campaign,” Haley said Sunday on ABC’s “This Week.” “He was an amazing reformer in his state. He brought great issues. He showed great courage at times that he needed to. Those are the issues we need to talk about.”
Washington (CNN) – South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and a group of Republican senators demanded Tuesday that the Obama administration weigh in on the National Labor Relations Board's complaint against Boeing, saying the complaint could jeopardize thousands of South Carolina jobs and the future of free enterprise in the country.
The NLRB complaint alleges that Boeing decided to build a new 787 Dreamliner plant in South Carolina, a so-called "right-to-work" state, in retaliation against union workers in Washington state who had engaged in past strikes.
Greenville, South Carolina (CNN) - South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley urged a crowd of Tea Party activists to hold Republican presidential candidates accountable for their tough rhetoric as they campaign through the early primary state.
"We don't want to hear what President Obama is doing wrong," Haley said of the 2012 candidates. "We want to hear what they are going to do right and how it's going to affect our wallets every day."
Washington (CNN) - Donald Trump will make his first visit to South Carolina as a possible presidential candidate on May 19 to address a Tea Party gathering at the statehouse in Columbia.
Trump will be the keynote speaker at the Columbia Tea Party's bi-monthly meeting.
Columbia, South Carolina (CNN) – Minutes before appearing at a Tea Party rally on the steps of the South Carolina state house, Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann had a closed-door introductory meeting with Gov. Nikki Haley, who plans to offer one of the most sought-after endorsements of the presidential primary season.
Both women spoke to reporters after the rally, which drew roughly 300 sign-waving Tea Party activists to the state capitol complex in Columbia.
Columbia, South Carolina (CNN) – With a possible presidential bid on the horizon, Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann has organized a private sit-down with South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley in the state house next week.
Bachmann will be in South Carolina, a key early primary state, beginning Friday for a series of political events, including a fundraiser and two rallies in the Hilton Head area.
Washington (CNN) - Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minnesota, will extend her upcoming South Carolina trip to speak at a tax day Tea Party rally in Columbia alongside Gov. Nikki Haley, according to a Republican familiar with her plans.
The April 18 event on the steps of the South Carolina State House is being organized by the Columbia Tea Party. State Sen. Tom Davis and Treasurer Curtis Loftis, two rising stars in the state’s Republican ranks, are also slated to speak.
Washington (CNN) - The battle over union rights in Wisconsin, Ohio and Indiana has dramatically shifted the budget debate from Capitol Hill to the states, almost overshadowing the threat of a government shutdown in Washington next week.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker garnered national attention as one of a handful of Republican governors emboldened by the midterm elections who now are trying to enact ambitious but controversial cost-cutting measures.FULL STORY