Vincent Sheheen is getting rich off the state. Nikki Haley has not been upfront about her departure from her Lexington Medical Center job.
Both the Democratic and Republican parties Monday began their morning by launching attacks against the other party's candidate for governor.
The Republicans struck first, pointing out Sheheen's law firm has made more than $700,000 off of Workers' Compensation cases since 2004.
"Vince Sheheen has for months harped on Nikki Haley for not voluntarily reporting income that she is not even required to disclose, yet today we find out that he is guilty of far worse," Republican Party Chairwoman Karen Floyd said.
The Democrats struck back, pointing out Haley, a Lexington state representative, left her $110,000 a year job under circumstances less friendly than she had let on. Documents obtained by The Associated Press show Haley's bosses complaining about not being able to reach her and about her not showing up for her required 10-hour work week.
“I’m certain this week will be better for Nikki Haley than last week was,” said South Carolina Democratic Party Chair Carol Fowler. "Surely she can’t have anything else to hide, so she may finally get around to disclosing the full details of her departure from Lexington Medical Center. I can't imagine that any more bad news, flip-flops, shady characters, or accounting errors will come out between now and the election.”