In 2003 Haley Barbour was elected governor of Mississippi, becoming only the second Republican governor since Reconstruction. In 2007 he won reelection to a second and final term. Since June of last year, Governor Barbour has served as chairman of the Republican Governors Association.
Will the GOP recapture the House once again this year? The Senate? How many of the 37 gubernatorial races will the GOP win? Haley Barbour offers his political insights on the November elections. He further describes why he believes that Barack Obama represents “the biggest lurch to the left in American political history,” and responds to where he’d like to see the Republican Party stand on issues ranging from Obama Care and immigration to the Ground Zero mosque. Finally, he analyzes his own prospects as a presidential candidate in 2012 and the chances that he will run.