Former Republican National Committee Chairman Haley Barbour said in an interview on Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend, that he expects House Republicans to avoid repeating a standoff this year over the federal debt limit because it was too politically damaging last time.
There was a time when it was a good thing for a politician to bring home the bacon, or in the case of U.S. Senator Thad Cochran of Mississippi, the shrimp. In today’s divided Republican Party, it can get you in hot water.
Former Republican National Committee Chairman Haley Barbour predicted House Republicans this year would avoid repeating a standoff over the federal debt limit because it was too politically damaging last time.
A senior adviser to President Barack Obama said allegations that Governor Chris Christie knew about lane closures on the George Washington Bridge may be “a killer” to the New Jersey Republican’s presidential ambitions.
Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour , a potential 2012 Republican presidential candidate, stopped in Barack Obama ’s adopted hometown yesterday to criticize the president’s stewardship of the U.S. economy as he prepared to take his message to Iowa.
Former Republican National Committee Chairman Haley Barbour, urging his party to reach out to minorities, called for changes to U.S. immigration laws, including a path to citizenship for undocumented people.
Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour , who had been making campaign-style appearances in states crucial to the presidential-selection process, announced yesterday that he wouldn’t seek the White House in 2012.