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New Jersey Gov. Christie plans visit to Coast next month

BILOXI — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will be swinging through the South as part of another jam-packed month of travel boosting fellow GOP candidates. Christie, a Republican who has been crossing the country in his role as chair of the Republican Governors Association, is planning August visits to more than half a dozen states, including Mississippi and Alabama, his ...

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Barbour joins 'super PAC' for 2012 campaigns

As reported by several media outlets, Gov. Haley Barbour announced plans to join a conservative “super PAC” of groups co-founded by former Bush advisor Karl Rove and former RNC chairman Ed Gillespie to help raise $240 million for the 2012 election cycle. The PAC comprises American Crossroads and its nonprofit affiliate Crossroads GPS, which reportedly raised $71 million in 2010. ...

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Honorable Mention: Haley, the RGA and the Kemper Plant

There are reasons that Barbour is for the plan Since he assumed office in 2003, people have speculated about whether Mississippi Governor and political powerhouse Haley Barbour would run for president. Over the past several months Barbour effectively campaigned for Republican governors as the chair of the Republican Governors Association. He made appearances on behalf of GOP candidates from Oklahoma ...

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