Barbour himself is making other news, snapping up another heavily-courted Republican strategist, this time in Florida. But it's notable that Barbour's positive press of late has come from staff hires, while the bulk of the rest of his coverage has focused on distractions ranging from leaked emails from a staffer who was later forced to resign to Barbour's son saying he is against a presidential bid. Add in local press that reports today on Barbour's out-of-state travel, which cost taxpayers $300,000 last year, and Barbour's roll-out can be described as rocky at best.
Barbour Eyes Suddenly Competitive Nevada
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