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Nikki Haley planning Feb. 15 launch for 2024 White House bid

Jan. 31, 2023 22:58 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Nikki Haley is moving closer to making her presidential campaign official. On Wednesday, supporters of the former South Carolina governor will get an email invitation to a Feb. 15 launch event in Charleston, at which she plans to announce her campaign,...

In Iowa, potential 2024 GOP Trump challengers quiet for now

Jan. 31, 2023 00:41 AM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — By this time four years ago, at least a dozen Democratic presidential hopefuls eager to make their case against Donald Trump had either visited Iowa or announced plans to soon visit the leadoff voting state ahead of the 2020 election. Iowa’s campaign...

Operative jumps from Haley team to Pence amid 2024 jostling

Jan. 20, 2023 18:01 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The executive director of former United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley’s issues advocacy group is leaving to help run similar efforts for former Vice President Mike Pence, a defection that comes as both former Trump administration officials consider 2024 Republican...

Editorial Roundup: South Carolina

Jan. 19, 2023 18:24 PM EST

Post and Courier. January 18, 2023. Editorial: McMaster inaugural set right tone for SC prosperity; follow through will be key You could argue that the positions Gov. Henry McMaster advocates don’t always match his vision for South Carolina. And you could argue that...

McMaster launches final term at South Carolina inauguration

Jan. 11, 2023 15:08 PM EST

Gov. Henry McMaster touted South Carolina's economic growth and pledged educational advancement and environmental conservation in his inaugural address on Wednesday as he entered what could be a historic final term. Already the oldest person to hold his position, McMaster could...

Prayer service, open house all part of McMaster inauguration

Dec. 06, 2022 15:06 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster plans a prayer service, open house and an inaugural ball when he is sworn into office next month for a second full term. Inauguration day on Jan. 11 will start with a prayer service at First Presbyterian Church in downtown...

Gov. McMaster picks experienced friend to run inauguration

Nov. 30, 2022 10:33 AM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster is turning to an experienced friend to lead January's inauguration ceremonies for his second term. Bill Stern and his wife, Linda, will lead the Inaugural Committee planning the events, including McMaster taking the oath of...

Haley signals 2024 openness despite pledge to back Trump

Nov. 29, 2022 23:23 PM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Nikki Haley, U.N. ambassador under President Donald Trump, said Tuesday that she would take the Christmas holiday to mull a possible 2024 presidential bid, contradicting her statement last year that she wouldn't enter the race if Trump opted to run again. “We...

Trump's growing GOP challengers revive fears of 2016 repeat

Nov. 20, 2022 12:02 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Memories of the tumultuous 2016 Republican primary hung over the Las Vegas ballroom this weekend during the first major gathering of the party's potential contenders for the 2024 nomination. No fewer than 10 White House prospects stepped onto the stage to pitch...

Trump 2024 rivals court his donors at big Las Vegas meeting

Nov. 19, 2022 00:57 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Republican Party's nascent 2024 class, emboldened as ever, openly cast Donald Trump as "a loser” over and over on Friday as they courted donors and activists fretting about the GOP's future under the former president's leadership. Trump's vocal critics...