Report: Marco Rubio Advisor Pushed Nikki Haley Affair Smear

Presidential hopeful Marco Rubio has largely stayed out of the childish sparring that has thus far defined the Republican presidential race. He seems to be the steady, even-tempered alternative in a sea full of hot-headed, bombastic, red men. But, according to a BuzzFeed report, one of Rubio’s main advisors is… »10/26/15 9:37am10/26/15 9:37am


After 13 hours of “increasingly contentious” debate, the South Carolina House voted just before 1 am

After 13 hours of “increasingly contentious” debate, the South Carolina House voted just before 1 am on Thursday morning in favor of removing the Confederate flag from the statehouse grounds. The vote passed 94-20, signaling bipartisan support for the flag’s removal as well as the not-insignificant presence of these… »7/09/15 11:20am7/09/15 11:20am

SC Governor Will Reportedly Call for Confederate Flag to Be Removed

Days after nine people were murdered in a racist attack on a black church in Charleston, and after studiously ignoring the issue for as long as she could, South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley is holding a press conference at 4 p.m. today, where she’ll reportedly call for the removal of the Confederate flag that flies… »6/22/15 12:30pm6/22/15 12:30pm

Will Jenny Sanford Be South Carolina's Next Senator?

Jenny Sanford — the former South Carolina First Lady who wrote an autobiography about that time her ex-husband/former Governor Mark mysteriously disappeared to "hike the Appalachian trail," which turned out to be a euphemism for frolicking about with his Argentine lover, who is now his fiance — might fill Jim… »12/11/12 5:50pm12/11/12 5:50pm

A Guide to the Ladies of the Republican National Convention

The 2008 Republican National Convention arguably belonged to Sarah Palin, who gave the speech that (thankfully) would later prove to be the apex of her political career while her daughter Piper (awesomely) styled her baby brother's hair by licking her hand and rubbing it on his head. Will the 2012 RNC have a similarly… »8/27/12 4:50pm8/27/12 4:50pm

Rape Crisis Center Funding is 'Pork,' Says Awful Governor Nikki Haley

Maybe possibly probably not Veepstakes contender and South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley vetoed a bunch of stuff this week, claiming all of it is "pork." Among the pork she declared unkosher? Funding for the arts, and unnecessary shit that the taxpayers don't need to pay for, like funding for victims of domestic… »7/12/12 7:00pm7/12/12 7:00pm

If Romney Were Smart Enough to Pick a Woman as His Running Mate, Who Would It Be?

Mitt Romney's made it clear that he believes that corporations and zygotes deserve more rights than women, which is why it's not terribly surprising that female American voters say they prefer Barack Obama over the presumptive GOP nominee by 18 percentage points. To close that gap, it may make strategic sense for… »4/12/12 11:20am4/12/12 11:20am

Nikki Haley, Spokesperson of All Ladies Everywhere, Says Women Don't Care About Birth Control

Governor of South Carolina and rising Republican star Nikki Haley isn't worried about her conservative brethren's seemingly shortsighted decision to fixate on limiting access to women's reproductive health care. Why? Because, she explains, ladies don't care about that stuff. She's right. We ladies are much more into… »4/03/12 7:00pm4/03/12 7:00pm

Former Republican Advisor Admits Sarah Palin Ruined Everything

A former John McCain advisor and Sarah Palin wrangler has admitted that thanks to the former Alaskan governor's disastrous turn as major party running mate, the chance that another woman will be nominated for Vice President is slim. Actually, scratch that: there's an Alaskan snowball's chance in hell that this year's… »3/29/12 1:30pm3/29/12 1:30pm