Politics & Government

December 13, 2012 7:22 AM

S.C. Gov. Haley: No political experience necessary to fill DeMint's seat

Gov. Nikki Haley said Thursday that political experience is not a requirement for the successor to resigning U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint. Haley will name that successor, and two of the governor’s five reported finalists for the coveted seat – former first lady Jenny Sanford and state agency head Catherine Templeton – have not held elected office.

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