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Republican Governors Pick Texas' Perry as Chairman

Thursday, 18 Nov 2010 03:34 PM

SAN DIEGO — Texas Gov. Rick Perry is taking over as chairman of the Republican Governors Association.

Rick Perry, Republican, Governors, San Diego, Haley BarbourPerry, whom the governors elected during their annual meeting in San Diego, also held the job in the 2008 cycle. The new vice chairman is Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, who was elected last fall.

GOP rising stars round out the new leadership team, which includes Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, South Carolina Gov.-elect Nikki Haley, incoming New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez, and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

Outgoing RGA Chairman Haley Barbour of Mississippi will take on the newly created role of policy chairman.

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