Barbour: No timeline to decide presidential run

JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour says he’s not setting any “artificial deadline” to decide whether he’ll run for president in 2012.

Barbour has deflected questions for months by saying that as chairman of the Republican Governors Association he has been focused on getting his party’s candidates elected.

With the Nov. 2 elections over, Barbour has returned from a brief vacation. At a news conference Monday, he was asked anew about possible White House aspiration