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Barbour: No 'Conspiracy' Behind Obama Muslim Rumors

Complete Premium video at: Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour says he doesn't believe there's a "vast right-wing conspiracy" to misrepresent President Barack Obama's past, but that there's simply little known about him. "This is a president that we know less about than any other president in history," says Barbour. "[But] I accept just totally at face value that he is a Christian. He said so throughout the time he has been in public life. That's good enough for me." ----- Mississippi Governor and Republican Governors Association Chairman Haley Barbour sits down for a conversation with attendees of the Monitor Breakfast to discuss the GOP, the upcoming November elections, a possible presidential run and more. - The Monitor Breakfast Haley Barbour was born in Yazoo City, Mississippi. He earned a law degree from the University of Mississippi Law School in 1973. He advised President Ronald Reagan as Director of the White House Office of Political Affairs, and served two terms as Chairman of the Republican National Committee. Prior to his election as governor, he headed Barbour Griffith and Rogers, one of the nation's top lobbying firms. In November 2003, Barbour was elected Mississippi's governor in the largest voter turnout in a gubernatorial election in state history.
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