POLITICS
12/27/2010 09:41 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Haley Barbour Defends Use Of State Jet Amid Controversy

The Mississippi state plane, a zippy Cessna Citation with a capacity of 12, is a favorite of corporate executives and the wealthy, and its principal passenger, Gov. Haley Barbour, might easily be mistaken for one of them when he arrives with a small entourage at airports in Washington, Las Vegas or New York, a car and driver waiting there at their disposal.

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