Blogger's relationship claims titillate, frustrate

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Republican Rep. Nikki Haley's gubernatorial campaign says a Columbia blogger is delusional if he thinks records of phone calls between the two support his claim of an inappropriate physical relationship.

Blogger Will Folks claims he had a relatinship in 2007 with the politician when he was not yet married. Haley is a married mother of 2 who vehmently denies the allegation.

Campaign manager Tim Pearson said Friday that Folks' phone records showing nearly 700 calls between the two only reflect that Folks was working for the state representative from Lexington.

Haley is 1 of 4 Republicans running in the June 8 primary. She has gained recognition and support since being endorsed by former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin.

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