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Asa Hutchinson's campaign today announced that Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour and Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney will join Hutchinson at a Saturday night rally in Fort Smith.

Romney, who also chairs the Republican Governors Association, didn't sound very optimistic about Hutchinson's chances in a CNN interview two weeks ago.

BLITZER: So there will be a majority of Democratic governors?

ROMNEY: Oh, sure.

BLITZER: As opposed to a majority of Republican governors?

ROMNEY: Oh, sure. I think -- I don't think there is anyone who has looked at the poll numbers that doesn't think that will happen.

You have got states like New York and Arkansas that are blue states that have Republican governors who are retiring.

Full details about Hutchinson's event after the jump.

Hutchinson Hosts Barbour, Romney In Fort Smith Saturday

GOP Governors Visit Arkansas to Rally Supporters, Cheer on Hogs

Little Rock – Asa Hutchinson, the 2006 Republican nominee for Arkansas Governor, announced today that Republican Governors Haley Barbour of Mississippi and Mitt Romney of Massachusetts will join him in Fort Smith on Saturday evening.

Hutchinson, Barbour and Romney will host a "Get Out the Vote" rally and watch party for the University of Arkansas vs. South Carolina football game at the Expo Center at Kay Rodgers Park (4400 Midland Blvd.) in Fort Smith. Doors open at 5 p.m.

Food and entertainment will be provided; attire is casual. The public and media are invited to attend.

To RSVP, contact Jonelle Fulmer at (479) 719-3266.


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