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  Thomas, Craig L.
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AffiliationRepublican  
 
NameCraig L. Thomas
AddressP.O. Box 1580
Casper, Wyoming 82602, United States
EmailNone
WebsiteNone
Born February 17, 1933
Died June 04, 2007 (74 years)
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Last ModifedBarack O-blame-a
Feb 26, 2013 07:18pm
Tags Caucasian - Conservative - Anti Environment - Anti-Affirmative Action - Anti-Civil Unions - Anti-Gay Marriage - Pro Alaska/Offshore Oil Drilling - Pro Free Trade - Pro School Vouchers - Pro- gun - Pro-Bush Tax Cuts - Pro-Capital Punishment - Pro-Life - Pro-Social Security Privatization - Married - Methodist - Straight -
InfoTHOMAS, Craig Lyle, a Representative and a Senator from Wyoming; born in Cody, Park County, Wyo., February 17, 1933; attended public schools; B.A., University of Wyoming 1955; LLB LaSalle Extension University 1968; entered the United States Marine Corps as a private 1955, released as a captain 1959; executive vice president, Wyoming Farm Bureau 1966-1975; natural resource director, American Farm Bureau 1971-1975; general manager, Wyoming Rural Electric Association 1975-1989; independent small businessman; state representative, Wyoming 1984-1989; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred First Congress, by special election, April 25, 1989, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Richard B. Cheney; reelected to the One Hundred Second and One Hundred Third Congresses and served from April 26, 1989, to January 3, 1995; was not a candidate for reelection to the House of Representatives in 1994, but was elected to the United States Senate in 1994; reelected in 2000, and again in 2006 for the term ending January 3, 2013; died of leukemia at the Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md. on June 4, 2007; interment in Riverside Cemetery, Cody, Wyoming.

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JOB APPROVAL POLLS
DateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
06/09/2006-06/11/2006 Survey USA 57.00% ( 3.0) 34.00% ( 4.0) 9.00% ( 2.0)
12/09/2005-12/11/2005 Survey USA 60.00% ( 0.0) 30.00% ( 0.0) 11.00% ( 0.0)

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Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Jun 04, 2007 10:00pm General Wyoming Sen. Thomas dead at 74  Article Andy 
Jun 04, 2007 04:00pm News Sen. Thomas in ‘serious condition’  Article particleman 
Nov 09, 2006 01:00pm News Wyoming senator [Thomas] diagnosed with leukemia  Article Brandonius Maximus 

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RACES
  11/07/2006 WY US Senate Won 70.07% (+40.14%)
  08/22/2006 WY US Senate-R Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/07/2000 WY US Senate Won 73.77% (+51.73%)
  08/22/2000 WY US Senate- R Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/08/1994 WY US Senate Won 58.87% (+19.57%)
  08/16/1994 WY US Senate- R Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/03/1992 WY At-Large Won 57.81% (+18.51%)
  11/06/1990 WY At-Large Won 55.09% (+10.19%)
  04/25/1989 WY At-Large- Special Election Won 52.55% (+9.56%)
ENDORSEMENTS
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Jan 31, 2006 R Samuel A. Alito Jr.
Supreme Court - Chief Justice - Sep 29, 2005 R John Glover Roberts Jr.
US Attorney General - Jan 20, 2001 R John Ashcroft
Second Circuit Court Judge - Oct 02, 1998 NPA Reject