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Ohio Gov. Kasich to back Barbour for president
Ohio Gov. Kasich to back Barbour for president

Haley Barbour can count on backing from fellow Republican governor John Kasich of Ohio in his 2012 presidential campaign. Kasich’s support is a tangible benefit of the Mississippi governor’s leadership of the Republican Governors Assn. Under Barbour, the RGA spent $50 million last year in 10 states it described as keys to the 2012 presidential election, flipping control from Democrat to Republican in seven, including Ohio. "I will be for Haley if he runs because he's been so helpful to me," Kasich said in an interview at his Capitol office in Columbus. Barbour has stepped up his pre-presidential activity in recent weeks, including repeated visits to...

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