Nikki Haley's move into the South Carolina Governor's mansion was orchestrated by her campaign consultant, Jon Lerner. He is now here deputy at the UN. McClatchy had the story in 2010 and here it is:
"WASHINGTON — If Nikki Haley ends up in the South Carolina governor's mansion, one of the people most responsible for her remarkable run will be someone you've almost certainly never heard of.
That's just the way Jon Lerner likes it.
Working from his suburban Washington office in Bethesda, Md., at a safe remove from the political ruckus of Capitol Hill, Lerner is helping guide the Haley campaign in the same stealth manner that the Republican consultant aided Gov. Mark Sanford's two gubernatorial races....."