What would Sen. John McCain want to teach Stephen Colbert if the comedian becomes the next senator from South Carolina? “How to shut up,” the Arizona Republican told reporters with a chuckle on Tuesday…
Asked what sort of senator Colbert would be, McCain deadpanned, “He would be a very valued member, in many respects, in that he seems to know everything about us, so he wouldn’t have any trouble fitting in.”
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley is backing Mitt Romney’s bid for the Republican presidential nomination—ending the suspense over one of the most sought-after endorsements in the party.
Announcing her decision on Fox News, Haley, a tea party conservative who was elected as the state’s first female governor a year ago, pointed to Romney’s private-sector background and his experience as a Republican governor in a Democratic state as the reasons behind her support.