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West Virginia Governor will appoint Carte Goodwin for Byrd Seat

July 16, 2010 Politisite 0

Update: Gov. Manchin appointment of Goodwin will occur at 2 p.m EDT today. Gov. Joe Manchin is tapping his former chief counsel and a member of a prominent West Virginia family, Carte Goodwin, to succeed the late U.S. Sen. Robert C. Byrd, Democratic officials told The Associated Press on Friday. Three officials familiar with the governor’s pick spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because they were not […]

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S.C. GOP and Barrett plan full attack on Haley

June 16, 2010 Politisite 0

While national Republicans are busy advancing state Rep. Nikki Haley’s bid for governor of South Carolina, much of the state GOP establishment is working furiously to torpedo her chances in the June 22 runoff. Gresham Barrett, the GOP congressman backed by a high-priced team of veteran consultants, has launched a two-week, take-no-prisoners assault to defeat her. Lt. Gov. Andre Bauer, who came in a distant fourth in the Republican primary, […]

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Henry McMaster to Endorse Nikki Haley for Governor

June 14, 2010 Politisite 0

Henry McMaster will endorse Nikki Haley for Governor on Tuesday at a Presser. This comes just just one week after Haley took 49 percent of the GOP vote. Haley is in a run off with Congressman Gresham Barrett. Voters return to the polls in one week. Barrett Received the Endorsement of last place finisher, Lt Gov Andre Bauer last week. CNN Confirms our sources: South Carolina gubernatorial hopeful Nikki Haley […]

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Election 2010: South Carolina GOP Primary for Governor

June 9, 2010 Politisite 0

As South Carolina Republicans prepare for a run-off election in two weeks, 81% of GOP Primary voters say they are likely to vote for Nikki Haley if she is the party’s nominee in September. A Rasmussen Reports election night survey found that 70% say they are likely to vote for Congressman Gresham Barrett if he is the Republican nominee. The two candidates will meet again after yesterday’s primary in which […]

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Will Gresham Barrett drop out of SC Governor runoff?

June 9, 2010 Politisite 0

I am just reporting the buzz going around in DC that Barrett may drop out and let Haley focus on the Race in November with Democrat Governor candidate Sheheen. We don’t think Barrett is dropping out on Wednesday.  We think Barrett will fight till the bitter end.  Here is what National Review is reporting Chatting on Fox News with the boss, William Kristol suggested that the second-place finisher in South […]

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South Carolina Primary Results Haley, Sheheen

June 9, 2010 Politisite 0

South Carolina Primary Results U.S. House – District 4 – GOP Primary June 09, 2010 – 03:11AM ET South Carolina – 265 of 265 Precincts Reporting – 100% Max Runoff Cands=2 Name Party Votes Vote % Gowdy , Trey GOP 33,683 39% Inglis , Bob (i) GOP 23,727 28% Lee , Jim GOP 11,767 14% Thomas , David GOP 11,021 13% Jeffrey , Christina GOP 5,962 7% U.S. House – […]

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SC State Senator Jake Knotts Calls Gubernatorial candidate Nikki Haley a RagHead

June 3, 2010 Politisite 0

Just one day after Gubernatorial candidate Nikki Haley was accused of having a one night stand with another campaigns political operative, South Carolina politics if the state that keeps on giving to late night comedic talk shows.
Today, during a local Podcast called PubPolitics, State Senator Jake Knotts appeared on the program unannounced and went into a racial tirade. Knotts said (paraphrasing here) that we have one RagHead in the White House and didn’t need a Raghead (referring to Haley who is Indian American) in the State House.

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SC LT Gov. Andre Bauer campaign adviser Larry Marchant resigns over allegation of "one night stand" with Nikki Haley

June 2, 2010 Politisite 0

Another ball drops in South Carolina Politics. Gubernatorial candidate Andre Bauer Campaign Adviser has resigned over what is called, “inappropriate conduct”. Knowing that Marchant is connected to South Carolina political consultant Rod Shealy who wouldn’t mind taking down Nikki Haley, we wonder if the Haley/Folks affair allegations are connected here.
Update: Marchant was canned for saying he had a “one night stand” with Haley. So now the Bauer and Barrett Campaign are throwing mud in Haley’s direction…. Hmmm you wonder why now? Haley still has a double digit lead 6 days before the primary.

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Nikki Haley Affair Text Messages paint a Sad picture for the GOP

May 26, 2010 Politisite 0

South Carolina Politics at its best, from Whisper campaigns, to paid Bloggers and Campaign Mangers holding on to information until it is political expedient to let go.  The Nikki Haley / Will Folks affair has come to this.  Folks has posted Text messages from all involved to prove his position.  Folks, who said he would remain silent after his first confession, has continued to post on his blog more and […]