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Should Nikki Haley drop out of the race? Staying in helps Trump and Biden, hurts her future, expert says

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Nikki Haley says she’s staying in the campaign through Super Tuesday on March 5, despite her 11 percentage points loss to Donald Trump in the New Hampshire Republican primary. 

But Northeastern University associate professor of political science Nick Beauchamp says that doing so may be a mistake.

After all, polls have Haley trailing Trump by 37 points in her home state of South Carolina, a conservative state with far fewer moderate and independent voters than New Hampshire.

“Staying on until Super Tuesday might be kind of just foolish in terms of maintaining your long-term reputation,” Beauchamp says. “There’s so little chance of (former President Donald Trump) not being the nominee, that sort of ‘wait-and-see’ strategy just doesn’t work very much.”

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