Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour believes Republican Meg Whitman can make a comeback in her California gubernatorial contest against longtime establishment Democrat Jerry Brown. Although polls still show the Golden State’s attorney general leading, he has been battered lately with the revelation that someone in his campaign was recorded referring to Whitman as a "whore."
In their final debate, Brown offered an ungracious apology that commentator Mike Barnicle (referee?) likened to pouring more fuel on the fire.
The California race is "still in play on a variety of levels," the Mississippi Republican tells Newsmax.TV in an exclusive interview.
And, Barbour opines, a heavy GOP turnout could make the polls irrelevant.
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