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Haley Barbour Delivers Keynote at GE Forum

Washington, DC
Monday, February 13, 2012

General Electric (GE) held a four-day forum on American Competitiveness with a look at U.S. manufacturing. One of the keynote speakers was former Gov. Haley Barbour (R) of Mississippi. They also held panel discussions on "the Future of Manufacturing" and "Recharging American Manufacturing."

Updated: Friday, February 17, 2012 at 4:47pm (ET)

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