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Nikki Haley

  1. the national interest
    Nikki Haley’s Rocket Ride to Second PlaceHer boomlet is the GOP’s weakest challenge to Trump yet.
  2. early and often
    Nikki Haley’s Best Electability Argument: She’s So Generic!The South Carolina governor’s famous malleability could be an asset in contrast to the vivid and unmistakably terrifying Trump.
  3. early and often
    Christie Staying in the 2024 Race Is Just Helping TrumpHe’s touting polls showing him in third place in New Hampshire, but all he’s really doing at this point is blocking Nikki Haley’s rise.
  4. early and often
    Haley Is on the Brink of Croaking DeSantisDeSantis has one path to survival: a strong second-place finish in Iowa. Haley might lose there and beat him later.
  5. early and often
    Has Nikki Haley Figured Out What No Other Trump Foe Could?The Ron DeSantis theory turned out to be wrong.
  6. early and often
    Republican Debaters Want to Go to War With Everyone (Except Trump)The third Republican debate was pretty bloodthirsty toward enemies at home and abroad, but not toward the absent front-runner.
  7. early and often
    Nikki Haley’s Rise Will Clinch Donald Trump’s VictoryAnti-Trump Republicans are delighted to see Haley climbing as Ron DeSantis sinks. Trouble is there aren’t enough of them to stop the front-runner.
  8. early and often
    Key Poll Shows DeSantis’s All-In Iowa Strategy Is FailingThe latest polling from state suggests the end may be near for the Florida governor’s presidential campaign.
  9. early and often
    DeSantis and Haley See Opening in Trump’s Israel CriticismAs their efforts to catch up to Trump grow more desperate, DeSantis and Haley aim to make the Israel-Hamas war a major issue in the GOP primary.
  10. early and often
    Trump Foes Find New Doomed Champion in Nikki HaleyHaley is challenging DeSantis in both national and early-state polls, but she still can’t come close to Trump.
  11. the power trip
    Do Any of These People Stand a Chance Against Trump?On the trail with the candidates vying (in theory, anyway) for the Republican nomination.
  12. conservatism
    Scott, Haley, and the Radicalization of the ‘Moderate’ RepublicanThe South Carolina politicians combine the plutocratic priorities of Paul Ryan with the lunatic jingoism of Donald Trump.
  13. republican debate
    Who Won (and Lost) the Second Republican DebateIt was a good night for slick con men and a bad one for everybody else.
  14. republican debate
    Republican Debate: 33 Things You MissedAmid a cacophony of interruptions, the fracas featured Mike Pence’s sex life, DeSantis vs. Trump, Vivek’s hair, Haley’s haymakers, and war on TikTok.
  15. early and often
    Nikki Haley Is a Supreme Opportunist. Is This Her Opportunity?One good debate (mostly appreciated by non-Republicans) isn’t enough for a breakthrough, and Haley must eventually take a clear position on Trump.
  16. early and often
    What If Vivek Ramaswamy Is the Future of Politics?He has emerged on the national stage as some unholy amalgamation of Obama, Trump, and Musk.
  17. vision 2024
    Who Won (and Lost) the First Republican DebateIt was a good night for Ron DeSantis and a bad one for your grandchildren.
  18. republican presidential debates
    3 Things at Stake in the First GOP Primary DebateEven with Donald Trump offstage, the showdown in Milwaukee could change the trajectory of the 2024 campaign.
  19. early and often
    What the Most Diverse GOP Primary Ever Says About the GOPDespite some new faces, not a lot has changed.
  20. good-bye
    Don Lemon Sure Has Thoughts About His Firing From CNNThe former anchor seems to blame his ouster on conflicting principles, rather than a series of controversies.
  21. life after roe
    Is the Anti-Abortion Movement Sitting Out the GOP Primary?After Marjorie Dannenfelser accepted disrespect from Nikki Haley and Donald Trump, you have to wonder if her group is playing a longer game.
  22. early and often
    Nikki Haley’s Week of Living DangerouslyOn abortion, Disney, and the president’s mortality, the long-shot presidential candidate seemed inclined to do almost anything to make headlines.
  23. life after roe
    Nikki Haley Says GOP Should Make Strategic Retreat on AbortionShe called on fellow Republicans to back off on abortion restrictions that aren’t supported by public opinion. That doesn’t leave a lot of them.
  24. politics
    Will Democrats Fight for Trans People?The party can’t cede an important civil-rights issue to conservatives.
  25. early and often
    Don’t Get Too Attached to This New Batch of Presidential CandidatesRecent presidential cycles have been littered with candidates who dropped out before any votes were cast. It could happen again in 2024.
  26. early and often
    The Haley-Scott Primary Within the PrimaryOne of these two candidates from the same state needs to make a move sooner rather than later.
  27. early and often
    The Myth of Nikki Haley Takes Another HitThe 2024 candidate suggests she helped South Carolina move past its racist history. Newly unearthed remarks on the Confederacy undercut the narrative.
  28. tremendous content
    Trump Calls Nikki Haley’s Bluff, Embraces ‘Mental Competency Tests’ for OfficeThe 76-year-old “very stable genius” easily neutralized her veiled attack.
  29. early and often
    Nikki Haley Taunts Geezer Rivals With ‘Mental-Competency Tests’Her call for “mandatory” testing of politicians 75 and up was aimed at Biden and Trump, but it could offend important GOP allies.
  30. 2024 election
    Nikki Haley Is Running for PresidentShe’s the first politician to challenge Trump in the 2024 GOP race.
  31. early and often
    Nikki Haley Is Taking on Trump 2024 (or Running for VP)The South Carolinian is expected to announce her run later this month, but Trump has already staked a claim on her crucial home state.
  32. politics
    Nikki Haley’s Shameless Walk on the Trump TightropeHer startling call for Biden to “step down” was clearly an attempt to atone for crossing Trump. But she may need her dignity someday.
  33. the national interest
    Anybody Fighting Joe Biden Now Is Helping Trump’s Next CoupAll Republican politics is now functionally authoritarian.
  34. vision 2024
    Has Trump Spoiled the GOP for More Rational Leaders?If Trump doesn’t run in 2024, other Republican presidential contenders will have a hard time rivaling his unique demagogic appeal.
  35. gop
    Trump’s Chances for the 2024 Nomination Are Stronger Than You Might ThinkIn retrospect, no one in the GOP has really laid a glove on the 45th president since he started running in 2015.
  36. 2024 presidential election
    Nikki Haley Says She’ll Back Trump If He Runs in 2024The GOP’s shrewdest presidential hopeful has quickly abandoned her earlier criticism of Trump and gotten back in line.
  37. vision 2020
    Who Could Lead Trumpism Without Trump?There are several paths Republicans could take to maintain Trump’s political appeal without all the baggage.
  38. republican national convention
    Republicans Promised a Convention, But Delivered Crazy TalkOn the first night of the RNC, speakers worshipped Trump but rarely mentioned their party, and many went over the brink with wild anti-Biden rhetoric.
  39. republicans
    The Future of the Republican Party Isn’t in the Dead CenterDon’t expect moderate heretics like Charlie Baker and Larry Hogan to inherit the GOP from Trump.
  40. vision 2020
    Could Dumping Pence Be a Last-Minute Game Changer for Trump?Incapable of changing his ways to salvage reelection, Trump might decide blaming the coronavirus mess on Pence and dropping him is the only option.
  41. iran
    GOP Congressman Says Democrats Are in “Love With Terrorists”By Friday he took it back, tweeting: “I do not believe Democrats are in love with terrorists, and I apologize.”
  42. nikki haley
    Nikki Haley Calls Democrats Terrorist-LoversAny impression you may have had of Haley as representing an alternative to Trumpism is officially null and void.
  43. the lost cause
    Don’t Be Like Me, a Person Who Read Chapters One and Two of Nikki Haley’s BookHer interview with Glenn Beck about the Confederate flag sparked controversy. Her book is even worse.
  44. nikki haley
    Haley Says Dylann Roof ‘Hijacked’ Confederate Battle FlagMost of us thought Haley got it when she took down the Battle Flag from South Carolina’s statehouse in 2015. That assessment may have been premature.
  45. nikki haley
    Haley Used Unsecured Emails for Classified Info Because She Lost Her PasswordIf she runs for president, will she face “Lock her up!” chants?
  46. nikki haley
    Nikki Haley’s Skillful and Opportunistic MAGA Balancing ActOnce again, Nikki Haley has figured out how to keep herself in the news as a potential Trump-Pence successor while declaring her Trumpist loyalties.
  47. nikki haley
    Nikki Haley Throws Ex-Trump Officials Under Her Tentative 2024 Campaign BusJohn Kelly and Rex Tillerson asked for her help saving the country from Trump, and she bravely did nothing.
  48. vision 2020
    What Will Republicans Do If Trump Goes Down?It’s unlikely, but if it happens, Republicans better hope Mike Pence survives the scandal, because there’s no obvious party savior otherwise.
  49. nikki haley
    Nikki Haley Pledges Allegiance to Trump-Pence 2020The former governor and ambassador is exhibiting her ambitions in denying any ambition to supplant the veep on the Trump ticket.
  50. #metoo
    How Would We Deal With Bill Clinton If Hillary Had Won?On the 42nd president’s 73rd birthday, he’s probably chafing at being forgotten, but as First Gentlemen, he could have been experiencing a nightmare.
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