Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels and Mississippi Governor Haley Barbour (who hasn’t had the best press lately) have long been friends. That could be a problem if they both decide to run for President.

From Politico:

Not “friends” in the political sense, the way fellow senators disingenuously refer to one another during floor debate, but pals who truly like each other, and have a long-standing, personal relationship. It’s a nontransactional friendship that’s uncommon in the rarefied air of national politics.

Barbour and Daniels first became close as 30-somethings working in the Reagan White House, where Barbour served as political director and Daniels headed up the inter-governmental affairs shop.

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