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Republican presidential hopeful and former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley speaks during a campaign stop in Georgetown, S.C., on Thursday, ahead of the state's GOP primary on Saturday. Julia Nikhinson/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) leaves the Senate chamber after a live quorum call at the U.S. Capitol on Feb. 12, 2024. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Sen. Joe Manchin on why he can't endorse Trump, but isn't sold on Biden

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Republican presidential candidate and former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley speaks at a campaign event on Monday in Greer, S.C. David Yeazell/AP hide caption

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Nikki Haley says Biden is 'more dangerous' than Trump but neither is fit for the job

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Republican presidential candidate and former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley speaks at a campaign event at Clemson University in Greenville, S.C., on Tuesday. Allison Joyce/Getty Images hide caption

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Nikki Haley says challenging Trump is more important than ever

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Republican presidential candidate former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley speaks to members of the media during a campaign event at Thunder Tower Harley Davidson Monday, Feb. 12 in Elgin, S.C. On the campaign trail, Haley has stepped up attacks against Vice President Kamala Harris, drawing parallels between herself and the vice president. Sean Rayford/AP hide caption

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Nikki Haley's latest target on the campaign trail? Kamala Harris

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Republican presidential candidate and former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley speaks during a campaign rally on Monday in Spartanburg, S.C. Haley has focused her campaign attention and resources on South Carolina, likely causing her loss in Nevada's primary Tuesday to "none of these candidates." Meg Kinnard/AP hide caption

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Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley speaks during a campaign event at New Realm Brewing Co. Sunday in Charleston, S.C. On Tuesday, her campaign confirmed the former South Carolina governor requested Secret Service protections. Sean Rayford/AP hide caption

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Republican presidential candidate former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley speaks at a campaign event on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2024, in Columbia, S.C. Artie Walker Jr./AP hide caption

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There's no guarantee Donald Trump, Joe Biden or Nikki Haley will share a debate stage this year. Win McNamee and Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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So long, presidential debates? Why we may not see Trump, Biden or Haley face off

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Republican presidential candidate and former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley speaks at a rally on Wednesday in North Charleston, S.C. Meg Kinnard/AP hide caption

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No place like home for Haley as she pins her presidential hopes on South Carolina

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A large crowd of media and spectators watch as town moderator Tom Tillotson inserts Scott Maxwell's ballot shortly after midnight in the presidential primary election, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2024, in Dixville Notch, N.H. Robert F. Bukaty/AP hide caption

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Republican presidential candidate Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks during a campaign event at Hudson's Smokehouse BBQ, Saturday in Lexington, S.C. Sean Rayford/AP hide caption

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New Hampshire votes Tuesday. So why did DeSantis spend the weekend in South Carolina?

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Republican presidential candidate former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley tells the audience the best birthday present they can give her is their vote on Tuesday while speaking at a Pizza and Politics event at Franklin Pierce University, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2024, in Rindge, N.H. Robert F. Bukaty/AP hide caption

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Republican presidential candidate former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley, seen through a storefront window, shakes hands with guests while visiting Kay's Bakery and Cafe, during a campaign stop on Friday in Hampton, N.H. Charles Krupa/AP hide caption

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Chris Christie dropped out. Where will his voters turn in the New Hampshire primary?

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Former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley, right and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, left, pointing at each other during the CNN Republican presidential debate at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, Jan. 10, 2024. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Republican presidential candidate Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks at a rally on Tuesday in Greenville, S.C. DeSantis stopped in South Carolina first, after his second place finish in the Iowa caucuses, before heading on to New Hampshire. Jeffrey Collins/AP hide caption

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In this file photo, Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley speaks during a town hall on Dec. 18 in Nevada, Iowa. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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Nikki Haley didn't say slavery caused the Civil War. Now she's facing major backlash

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Perhaps no presidential candidate has leaned more into talking about schools than Florida Governor Ron DeSantis. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption

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How schools (but not necessarily education) became central to the Republican primary

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GOP presidential candidate Nikki Haley speaks to supporters after receiving the endorsement of New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu on Tuesday in Manchester, N.H. Sophie Park/Getty Images hide caption

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As 2024 nears, DeSantis, Haley remain opening acts to Trump

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Entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy (right) holds up a sign referring to former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (left), as Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (center) looks on, during the fourth Republican presidential primary debate at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Ala., on Thursday. Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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