Tea Party-aligned Chris McDaniel battled longtime incumbent Thad Cochran for the Republican U.S. Senate nomination in Mississippi in a race that remained too close to call with most ballots counted as of early today.
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 predicted House Republicans this year would avoid repeating a standoff over the federal debt limit because it was too politically damaging last time.
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.
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.
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.
Mitt Romney is likely to overcome resistance within his party in the next month and rally Republicans to his presidential candidacy, Haley Barbour, a former Republican National Committee chairman, said.
While Mitt Romney still can defeat Barack Obama, he must shift the focus of the last six weeks of the race to the president’s “policies, the failures of those policies, and what Romney would do to get the country back on the right track,” former Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour said.