A link posted by the Drudge Report today indicates that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has reportedly placed South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley on his short list of potential running mates, should he win the GOP nomination to face Barack Obama in November.
Haley's presence on the short list is significant. Politicos refer to the "short list" as the top two or three persons who are the most preferred out of a much longer list of potential running mates.
But who is Nikki Haley?
As a South Carolina native, this reporter has amassed information first hand on the rise of Nikki Haley to national prominence.