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Miss. Gov. Barbour in Iowa


DES MOINES (KWWL) -- Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour is visiting Iowa and courting Republican activists in the state with the lead-off caucuses for the 2012 presidential race. 

The 2-term Republican governor is expected to announce a candidacy for the GOP nomination this spring.  Barbour is meeting with key party members during stops in Sioux City, Des Moines and Davenport. 

Barbour was in Sioux City Monday. He's scheduled to be at the Statehouse in Des Moines on Tuesday before heading to Davenport for a Republican fundraising dinner. 

Barbour has said he won't announce his decision until after the Mississippi Legislature finishes its work.

Online AnchorBob Waters

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