Polls suggested Nikki Haley was the front-runner heading into Tuesday's South Carolina Republican gubernatorial primary. But controversy is already hounding the avowed reformer – something voters had hoped would be leaving office with current Gov. Mark Sanford.
Next year’s gubernatorial election seems likely to focus not on the economy or unemployment, but on candidates’ relationships.
Whether the governor broke South Carolina laws or misused funds while pursuing an illicit affair is the question, said the state's attorney general on Tuesday.
South Carolina’s Houdini governor had often given security the slip. But his audacious Argentine tryst was unwittingly foiled by a fellow Republican.