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Haley 'Not Going Anywhere' After Nevada Embarrassment

'I'm in this for the long haul. And this is going to be messy'

(Newser) - Nikki Haley is staying in the race for the GOP nomination despite the embarrassment of coming second to the "none of these candidates" option in Nevada's primary this week. At a campaign event in California, Haley told supporters that she planned to fight on and did not mention...

Haley, the Only Major Candidate in Nevada Primary, Loses

The primary was symbolic, awarding no delegates

(Newser) - The "none of these candidates" option has won in Nevada's symbolic Republican presidential primary contest , an embarrassing result for Nikki Haley, who was the only major candidate on the ballot, the AP reports. The former UN ambassador opted to compete in the state-run primary election Tuesday instead of...

Nikki Haley: I Need Secret Service Protection

Presidential candidate applies to federal officials for protection after 'multiple issues'

(Newser) - Nikki Haley has requested Secret Service protection as she says threats against her have increased. "We've had multiple issues," Haley told the Wall Street Journal , confirming that she had applied for the protection. "It's not going to stop me from doing what I need to...

SNL Brings On Nikki Haley
Brings On
Nikki Haley

SNL Brings On Nikki Haley

She questions Donald Trump, as played by James Austin Johnson

(Newser) - Nikki Haley made a cameo in the cold open of Saturday Night Live, where she got in some shots at Donald Trump but also was reminded of one of her own campaign gaffes. (Watch it here .) The premise was a fake CNN town hall featuring Trump, as played by...

911 Call Resulted in &#39;Guns Drawn&#39; at Her Parents, Haley Says
Nikki Haley
Was Swatted
a Second Time

Nikki Haley Was Swatted a Second Time

Records show caller told 911 the candidate had shot her daughter

(Newser) - Nikki Haley was the subject of a second hoax call to 911, two days after the one she confirmed Sunday. A caller told the dispatcher on Jan. 1 that Haley had shot her daughter, who was lying in a pool of blood, per Reuters , which has seen the incident report....

Haley Calls Trump 'Totally Unhinged'

Tension continues between two GOP presidential candidates after Trump demands Haley drop out

(Newser) - Earlier this week, presidential contender Donald Trump informed fellow Republicans that they'll become persona non grata if they dare to donate to his remaining major GOP opponent, Nikki Haley—in short, they'll be "permanently barred from the MAGA camp" if they do so. On Friday, Haley scoffed...

Liz Cheney: 'History Will Judge' Trump Backers

He's an 'existential threat' to the country, says former rep, who does not rule out a third-party run

(Newser) - A vocal critic of former President Trump is backing Nikki Haley's plans to stay in the GOP primary race through Super Tuesday . Liz Cheney said she's "working to defeat [Trump] at every step of the way" during an episode of "Pod Save America" to air Friday,...

Trump Issues Warning to Haley Donors

He claims they'll be 'permanently barred from the MAGA camp'

(Newser) - Former President Trump is warning Republicans against donating to opponent Nikki Haley, whom he's dubbed "birdbrain." On Truth Social Wednesday, Trump said "anybody that makes a 'Contribution' to Birdbrain, from this moment forth, will be permanently barred from the MAGA camp," per the Hill...

Trump Nomination Once Seemed 'Untenable,' Now Inevitable

Former president's win in New Hampshire primary suggests he's a shoo-in for 2024 general

(Newser) - The New Hampshire primary results came in quickly Tuesday, with the AP calling the GOP race for Donald Trump as soon as the polls closed. The former president's main contender, ex-South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, vowed she's not dropping out yet, but Zeeshan Aleem writes for MSNBC that...

Trump 'Doesn't Care' If Haley Drops Out

She might get a boost from high turnout from independents in NH primary

(Newser) - Nikky Haley swept the midnight vote in Dixville Notch as voting got underway in New Hampshire, but Donald Trump is predicting a "big loss" for his rival in the rest of the state. At a rally Tuesday, Trump said Haley wasn't a threat to his campaign, the Guardian...

What Haley Had to Say on DeSantis' Exit

'May the best woman win'

(Newser) - Following Ron DeSantis' withdrawal from the 2024 presidential race, Nikki Haley had a message for supporters: "May the best woman win." Haley told supporters who gathered at a New Hampshire restaurant for a campaign event Sunday afternoon the news of DeSantis' exit, the New York Times reports. "...

Trump's Apparent Confusion Gives Haley an Opening

Candidate questions former president's mental acuity, comparing him to her aging parents

(Newser) - Nikki Haley directly questioned Donald Trump's mental ability to handle the presidency on Saturday in New Hampshire, comparing him to her parents and saying that when people "hit a certain age, there is a decline." Haley was picking up on her Republican opponent's comments the day...

Haley: Trump's Birther Nonsense Shows I'm a Threat

Spreading of false claim that Haley is ineligible for presidency viewed as 'all too familiar'

(Newser) - No, it's not 2011. But yes, Donald Trump is again spreading a baseless "birther" conspiracy theory about one of his foes. At a Thursday town hall with the former UN ambassador, CNN's Jake Tapper highlighted the former president's sharing of an article from a conspiracy-peddling website...

DeSantis Is Planning 'Hail Mary' Effort in SC

His campaign's best hope could be beating Nikki Haley in her own state

(Newser) - With little hope of following up his second-place finish in the Iowa caucuses with second place in Tuesday's New Hampshire primary, Ron DeSantis is aiming to push Nikki Haley into third place in her home state. Sources tell the New York Times that after DeSantis lost to Trump by...

ABC Cancels Republican Debate
Now CNN Calls Off
Its Republican Debate

Now CNN Calls Off Its Republican Debate

Ron DeSantis was the only GOP candidate who agreed to participate

(Newser) - CNN has decided not to take Ron DeSantis up on his offer to debate an empty podium (or two) in New Hampshire. The network said Wednesday that it is calling off its Sunday night debate because no other Republican candidates have agreed to participate, NBC News reports. ABC canceled its...

Nikki Haley: I'll Debate Again Under One Condition

Trump or Biden have to be there, too

(Newser) - There won't be another debate featuring Nikki Haley and Ron DeSantis alone. Haley, one of only three Republican candidates remaining in the 2024 race as of Tuesday , says she will participate in future debates only if they feature former President Trump, the GOP frontrunner who easily won Monday's...

Rand Paul Offers 'Anti-Endorsement' for One GOP Candidate

Kentucky senator has launched the 'Never Nikki' website to slam Haley

(Newser) - As we settle into the new year, Republicans are beginning to take sides on who they want to win the GOP primary, and who they'd be willing to cast a ballot for in November. It's not yet clear who Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul counts as his first choice,...

Ramaswamy to Run Debate Ad Telling You Debate Is 'S---'

Only Nikki Haley and Ron DeSantis will take the stage for Wednesday night's CNN debate

(Newser) - Republican presidential candidates Nikki Haley and Ron DeSantis will go mano-a-mano on the CNN debate stage at 9pm ET Wednesday night. Fellow candidate Vivek Ramaswamy won't be there—and he hopes you'll stay away too. Fox News reports Ramaswamy will air an ad during the debate that calls...

Judge Judy Has Made Her 2024 Endorsement

Judith Sheindlin says former South Carolina governor Nikki Haley has her vote

(Newser) - Nikki Haley is closing what once seemed an insurmountable gap in New Hampshire between herself and former President Trump, with one poll showing her just single digits behind the former president in the race for the GOP nomination. Now, the ex-South Carolina governor has another boost—this time, from a...

Haley Steps Up Attacks on Trump
Haley Steps Up
Her Jabs at Trump

Haley Steps Up Her Jabs at Trump

But she's only going so far, as some suspect her of eyeing the role of Trump's VP

(Newser) - Nikki Haley has said the country "won't survive" another four years with Donald Trump in his old job. Yet she's refused to rule out becoming his running mate. It's all a bit wishy-washy, which has been a mark of her attitude toward Trump for years (she...

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