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Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, seen speaking at the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, is working with Senate Democrats on an immigration package.

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Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, seen speaking at the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, is working with Senate Democrats on an immigration package.

Immigration: Obama, Senate Leaders Pushing Reforms at ‘Starting Gate’

Senate Democrats plan to put forward an immigration proposal next week, with President Barack Obama telling Hispanic lawmakers that he intends to push legislation as quickly as possible. Obama will begin a public campaign to build support for an immigration...

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Haley Barbour

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Haley Barbour

Barbour: Dividing Electoral Votes Wrong

Former Republican National Committee Chairman Haley Barbour is not a supporter of Republican proposals to allocate electoral votes in some states by congressional district rather than winner-take-all. “I don’t think it’s a good idea,” he says in an interview on...

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Henry Barbour

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Henry Barbour

Barbour 2.0: Republican Renewal

Henry Barbour, nephew of the former Republican National Committee chairman and one-time Mississippi governor, wants to see his party grow and win again at the national level. In a wide-ranging interview in his office in Jackson, Mississippi, Barbour talked about...

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A jazz trio performs during the reception at the Richard Nixon Centennial Birthday Celebration in Washington on Jan. 9, 2013.

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A jazz trio performs during the reception at the Richard Nixon Centennial Birthday Celebration in Washington on Jan. 9, 2013.

Nixon Wouldn’t `Pussyfoot’ at Cliff

Richard Nixon’s friends turned out for his 100th. Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour and former Sens. Fred Thompson and Elizabeth Dole were among the politicos who turned out last night to celebrate Nixon’s centennial. Hosted by the Richard Nixon Foundation,...

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Political Capital TV: Barbour Says Romney Must Focus on Obama Failings

Missed Sunday’s sit-down with Haley Barbour? The former Mississippi governor critiqued Mitt Romney‘s presidential campaign, defended his call for Representative Todd Akin to drop out of the Senate race, and predicted Republican victories in Virginia, Montana and North Dakota. Watch that interview...

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Alec Poitevint speaks with former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour, right, during the Republican National Convention.

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Alec Poitevint speaks with former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour, right, during the Republican National Convention.

Barbour: Romney’s `Mistake’ — Should Acknowledge, Move On

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...

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