May 6, 2011 Pundits said Tim Pawlenty succeeded. But how fine a night could it have been for him when the former Minnesota governor failed to directly say whether he equates creationism with evolution? Or when he had to make an abject apology for once supporting proposals to cap greenhouse gas emissions?
June 22, 2010 Republican Nikki Haley became the first woman to win a major party's nomination for governor in South Carolina.
July 6, 2009 Gov. Mark Sanford of South Carolina loses his book deal.