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Nikki Haley Won't Replace Jim DeMint With a "Placeholder" Appointee

Hubs Wrote: Dec 10, 2012 7:00 PM
Tim Scott would be an excellent choice.

Since Senator Jim DeMint announced his departure from public office to serve as the next Heritage Foundation president, there has been endless speculation about who South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley will put in his place. Many conservatives believe Rep. Tim Scott would be a good choice but some have discussed the possibility of Haley appointing a "placeholder" candidate to serve until the 2014 election. Haley has released a statement today about the matter.

“As I continue to consider the impending U.S. Senate vacancy, many have discussed the possibility of a ‘placeholder’ appointee who would pledge to serve...

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