SC Gov Haley says no VP run in 2012

Sunday, May 15, 2011 2:18 PM
Last updated 2:31 PM

COLUMBIA — South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley says she will not be a vice presidential candidate on anyone's ticket in 2012.

Gov. Haley  AP
Gov. Haley

Haley said today on ABC's This Week that she finds talk of her joining a ticket a little silly.

The Republican says South Carolina voters took a chance on her and it is her job to prove that they made a good decision.

Haley is South Carolina's first female governor and is a favorite of conservatives who identify with the tea party.

Haley says she is looking forward to watching the 2012 campaign and the discussion of issues important to South Carolina voters.

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Lorraine 05/15/11 - 04:15 pm
Why would it be a surprise

Why would it be a surprise why Haley would not consider being a vice-presidential candidate on the Republican ticket in 2012. Haley is carrying too much baggage and she is fully aware of it.

augusta citizen
augusta citizen 05/15/11 - 06:57 pm
What those unsubstantiated

What those unsubstantiated rumors spread around by her opponents?

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