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New Fight For Murderer Pardoned By Barbour

AP | By HOLBROOK MOHR | Posted 02.02.2012 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. -- A convicted murderer who left Mississippi after being pardoned by former Gov. Haley Barbour seems poised to fight attempts to force ...

Haley Barbour: 'I Will Not Be A Candidate For President Next Year'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.25.2011 | Politics

Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour announced on Monday that he will not run for president in the next election cycle. The news was unexpected, give...

Jon Ward

Looking For Love In New Hampshire: Barbour And Pawlenty Take On Each Other -- And Themselves

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 06.19.2011 | Politics

MANCHESTER, N.H. –- It's the difference between “Listen to me” and “Look at me.” Watching Haley Barbour and Tim Pawlenty court voters in ...

For Barbour, An Issue Of Played Fast And Loose With Facts On Health Care Program

AP | EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS | Posted 06.14.2011 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour, a potential 2012 Republican presidential candidate, played fast and loose with his state's Medi...

Jon Ward

Barbour Defends Boehner's Budget Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 06.14.2011 | Politics

BOW, N.H. –- Potential GOP presidential candidate Haley Barbour on Wednesday night defended the deal House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) cut with Pr...

Haley Barbour's 2012 Ambitions Could Be Complicated By Lobbying Past

AP | KEN THOMAS | Posted 06.12.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour is embracing his background as one of Washington's top lobbyists, saying his powers of persuasion wo...

Another Haley Barbour Hunkers Down On K Street

Roll Call | Kate Ackley | Posted 06.11.2011 | Politics

Haley Barbour exited the lobbying world years ago for the glamour of electoral politics, but he still has blood on K Street....

Haley Barbour's Wife: Presidential Race 'Horrifies Me'

AP | EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS | Posted 06.01.2011 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour's wife says the thought of his running for president "horrifies me" because it would be "a huge ...

Rally Aims To Sway Haley Barbour On Pardon For Sisters

AP | EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS | Posted 06.01.2011 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. — A woman released from prison on condition that she donate a kidney to her sister said Friday she was upset when she heard Gov. ...

Haley Barbour Channels Inner Elvis

AP | EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS | Posted 05.30.2011 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour briefly channeled his inner Elvis after a Democratic lawmaker trotted after him and popped a pai...

Mike Huckabee Praises Potential Presidential Rival

AP | EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS | Posted 05.28.2011 | Politics

CLINTON, Miss. — Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said Monday it will be at least this summer before he decides whether to run for president a...

Potential Presidential Hopefuls Hammer Health Care In Iowa

AP | MIKE GLOVER | Posted 05.26.2011 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa — A handful of high-profile Republicans who may be eyeing the White House told hundreds of conservative activists Saturday that...

Release Of Inmate Convicted Of Manslaughter Puts Focus On Barbour

AP | HOLBROOK MOHR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. — The early release Friday of a Mississippi man convicted of manslaughter has drawn attention because Gov. Haley Barbour, a possi...

Haley Barbour Known For Fundraising Talent & Tactics

The Los Angeles Times | Matea Gold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As he ponders a run for president, Haley Barbour would not seem a natural fit for the anti-establishment political mood now brewing: The governor of M...

Haley Barbour On Defense Amid Controversy Stemming From State Plan Use

AP | MIKE GLOVER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour on Friday defended his use of a state jet to fly to political events and conduct state bu...

Proud Lobbyist & Southerner Weighs Presidential Run

The New York Times | Jeff Zeleny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

He became wealthy as a lobbyist, representing tobacco companies and foreign governments. A former Republican Party chairman, he would seem the ultimat...

Haley Barbour Racked Up Questionable Travel Bill

The Clarion-Ledger | Elizabeth Crisp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Mississippi taxpayers forked over more than $18,602 for Gov. Haley Barbour's trip to Las Vegas for a "project meeting" last March - a trip in which he...

Haley Barbour Faces Push Back On Presidential Ambitions From Unlikely Critic

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The son of potential presidential contender Haley Barbour told a conservative columnist on Thursday that he hopes his father doesn'...

Haley Barbour: 'Iowa Feels A Whole Lot Like Where I'm From'

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa — Skipping the Iowa caucuses? Not Haley Barbour. In a week that made clear he's all but running for president, the Mississippi...

Haley Barbour Goes After President Obama

AP | LIZ SIDOTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

CHICAGO — Sounding every bit the presidential candidate, Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour used President Barack Obama's hometown as a backdrop Monday ...

Haley Barbour & Mike Huckabee: A Tale Of Two Souths

Politics Daily | Suzi Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As a Republican in a region that has been trending Reagan red since the 1980s, Huckabee could do very well in a 2012 presidential GOP Southern primary...

Haley Barbour Won't Denounce Confederate License Plate

AP | EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour said Tuesday he won't denounce a Southern heritage group's proposal for a state-issued license p...

Haley Barbour — From Inside Player To Possible White House Contender

Politics Daily | Jill Lawrence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour has been such a force in national politics for so long that it's a shock to realize most of the country doesn't know hi...

Howard Fineman

Barbour Rising: Haley Is Last Night's Big Winner

HuffingtonPost.com | Howard Fineman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- He is the antithesis of President Barack Obama: a short portly white conservative from a small town in the Deep South. But for that very...