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Haley Barbour

Haley Reeves Barbour is an American Republican politician currently serving as the 63rd Governor of Mississippi. He gained a national spotlight in August 2005 after Mississippi was hit by Hurricane Katrina. Barbour won re-election as Governor in 2007. Under Mississippi's term limits, Barbour cannot run again for Governor in 2011 when his term ends.
Before being elected Governor, Barbour "had a long career on the national stage and has been well-known as a Republican operative since the Reagan years." He worked as a lawyer and lobbyist, was an unsuccessful candidate for the U.S. Senate and also served as chairman of the Republican National Committee from 1993 to 1997, during which time the Republicans captured both the United States Senate and United States House of Representatives for the first time since 1954. On June 24, 2009, Barbour was elected the new chairman of the ... » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Haley Barbour PAC Connected To Racially Charged Ads In Mississippi Senate ...
2014-07-03
The GOP civil war in Mississippi continues as Chris McDaniel's campaign to force a special election targets not only Senator Thad Cochran for voter fraud but former Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour's PAC for using misleading racially charged ads ...
(Firedoglake)
  1. FNC blockbuster: Haley Barbour tied to anti-McDaniel racial ads
  2. The smoking gun: Massive voter fraud in Cochran-McDaniel primary
  3. Hannity: Barbour "Has Some Answering To Do" For Anti-McDaniel Ads In MS-Sen

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Robocall targeting black Democrats funded by Haley Barbour's Super PAC
2014-06-26
It turns out that former Republican Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour's pro-Cochran Super PAC, Mississippi Conservatives, shelled out $44,000 for an offensive robocall urging black Democrat voters to vote for Thad Cochran in the Republican primary Tuesday.
(Examiner.com)
  1. Pro-Cochran PAC Paid Embattled Consultant For 'Get Out The Vote' Calls
  2. Meet Mitzi Bickers

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Is Brett Favre's Cochran Endorsement Political Payback to Haley Barbour for ...
2014-06-19
JACKSON, Mississippi — NFL legend Brett Favre has endorsed the re-election of Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS), cutting a television ad for the six-term incumbent days ahead of a runoff election against Tea Party-backed state senator Chris McDaniel.
(Breitbart News)
  1. Accused Of Trading Favors In Favre Ad, Barbour Denies Influence
  2. Santorum rallies for McDaniel
  3. The myth of Reagan: Senate candidate glosses over reality

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Tea Party Lashes Out At Haley Barbour In GOP Senate Race
2014-06-14
(AP) — Haley Barbour almost certainly isn't running for office again in Mississippi, but the former governor, one-time Republican National Committee chief and influential Washington lobbyist is playing a prominent role in the state's battle for the ...
(Huffington Post)

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    Report: Manufacturing key to middle class health
    2014-06-13
    The sector has shrunk since the 1950s and some industries have gone entirely overseas, according to the report issued Friday by the University of Virginia Miller Center commission. The commission is chaired by former governors Haley Barbour of ...
    (Atlanta Journal Constitution)
    1. Six Ideas to Boost Manufacturing SMEs' Competitiveness

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    Thad Cochran's crony pal Haley Barbour is foolishly criticizing Chris McDaniel ...
    2014-06-10
    Haley Barbour (R), who is backing the super-PAC, told the AP that Cochran's allies plan to make McDaniel's position on that funding known. “He's talking about wiping out special education, for autism, physically disabled, mentally disabled, kids who ...
    (United Liberty)
    1. McDaniel camp accuses Barbour of hypocrisy
    2. Mississippi Senator Goes Off On Tea Party Opponent, Calls Him An 'Extremist ...
    3. SHIELDS: Defeat doesn't build character, but reveals it

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    Haley Barbour and the Club for Growth really, really don't like each other
    2014-06-05
    and tea party challenger Chris McDaniel in Mississippi's Republican primary race has fueled another skirmish that is growing more and more personal: The fight between former Mississippi governor Haley Barbour (R) and the antitax Club for Growth ...
    (Washington Post (blog))
    1. Haley Barbour says Chris McDaniel vulnerable on education in runoff race vs ...
    2. Haley Barbour Not Backing Down in Mississippi Race
    3. Miss. Senate Race: McDaniel's School Plan Targeted

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    Haley Barbour Not Backing Down in 'Nasty' Mississippi Race
    2014-06-04
    Haley Barbour is backing the pro-Cochran super PAC Mississippi Conservatives and, in an interview with ABC News, said he would absolutely in no way back down from the fight. “No, ma'am, not one bit,” Barbour said. “We are not going to let a bunch of ...
    (ABC News (blog))
    1. Haley Barbour Not Backing Down in Mississippi Race
    2. Campaigns analyze margins, money, message
    3. Can Thad Cochran Survive?

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    Haley Barbour: Tea party distorting Mississippi senate race
    2014-06-03
    Haley Barbour, who served as national GOP chairman before serving two terms as governor of Mississippi, told The Washington Times that tea party-aligned groups such as the Club for Growth, Senate Conservatives Fund and FreedomWorks are scrambling ...
    (Washington Times)
    1. 5 primaries worth watching on Tuesday
    2. Mississippi Senate Race Goes Down to the Wire
    3. Candidates battle apathy, disgust, rain to get out the vote

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