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  Barrasso, John
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AffiliationRepublican  
 
NameJohn Barrasso
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Casper, Wyoming , United States
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 Facebookjohnbarrasso
Born July 21, 1952 (65 years)
ContributorJoshua L.
Last ModifedRBH
Jul 12, 2016 03:52pm
Tags Caucasian - Conservative - Anti-Gay Marriage - Pro- gun - Pro-Bush Tax Cuts - Pro-Life - Pro-Missile Defense - Pro-Smaller Government - Divorced - Christian - Presbyterian - Protestant - Straight -
InfoMember:
Labor, Health and Social Services Committee
Minerals, Business and Economic Development Committee
Select Committee on Legislative Technology
Department of Health Advisory Council
NCSL - Labor and Workforce Development


BARRASSO, John A., a Senator from Wyoming; born on July 21, 1952, in Reading, Penn.; graduated Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., B.S. 1974; graduated Georgetown University School of Medicine, M.D. 1978; residency at Yale Medical School, New Haven, Conn.; orthopedic surgeon, private practice; chief of staff of the Wyoming Medical Center, Casper, Wyo.; Wyoming State senate 2002-2007; appointed to the United States Senate on June 22, 2007, to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Craig L. Thomas; took the oath of office on June 25, 2007; elected in 2008 in a special election for the term ending January 3, 2013; Republican Conference vice-chair (2010-).

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JOB APPROVAL POLLS
DateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
07/19/2013-07/21/2013 Public Policy Polling (D) 64.00% ( 5.0) 29.00% ( 4.0) 7.00% ( 1.0)
01/04/2011-01/05/2011 Public Policy Polling (D) 69.00% ( 0.0) 25.00% ( 0.0) 6.00% ( 0.0)
01/18/2008-01/21/2008 Mason-Dixon 55.00% ( 0.0) 25.00% ( 0.0) 20.00% ( 0.0)

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Sep 30, 2013 07:25am Blog Entry BLOGGER KNOWN FOR OUTING HOMOPHOBIC GOP LAWMAKERS SAYS SENATOR JOHN BARRASSO (R-WY) IS GAY  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Apr 20, 2010 11:00am News Barrasso rushes to treat collapsed child   Article Brandonius Maximus 
Jan 01, 2008 02:00pm News Sen. Barrasso, Bobbi Brown marry in Thermopolis  Article J.R. 
Jun 25, 2007 10:00am News Barrasso to start in D.C. with Thomas' office, staff  Article The Sunset Provision 

TWITTER
Tue Feb 21 21:12:40 +0000 2017 - Thanks to the students at Casper's Park Elementary for welcoming me to their school today—was great to visit with s… https://t.co/QdVA0OYqwQ

Tue Feb 21 16:38:58 +0000 2017 - My staff will be at the UW Career & Internship Fair today in Laramie to talk about our internship program. https://t.co/r9UoA9fFsD

Mon Feb 20 21:27:10 +0000 2017 - As a former U.S. Congressman, entrepreneur & philanthropist, John did it all. He truly exemplified our Wyoming values & Western spirit.

Mon Feb 20 21:24:08 +0000 2017 - Bobbi and I join all of Wyoming in mourning the loss of Wyoming legend John Wold. https://t.co/GvblLmxEb8

Sat Feb 18 15:58:35 +0000 2017 - Welcome home @WyoGuard B Battery, 2nd Battalion, 300th Field Artillery. I had opportunity to visit them in Afghanis… https://t.co/lqbDj2Un5N

Sat Feb 18 15:51:09 +0000 2017 - It was wonderful to be at the #Casper airport this morning to help welcome home 6 @WyoGuard members who are returni… https://t.co/TbMWWfYsHd

Fri Feb 17 20:01:03 +0000 2017 - RT @EPWMaj: With bipartisan support, the Senate has confirmed @AGScottPruitt to be the next #EPA Administrator. https://t.co/tg5ghaYp11

Fri Feb 17 00:00:38 +0000 2017 - Congress will continue to use #CRA to overturn more midnight regs like this that ignore state input & put thousands of jobs in jeopardy.

Thu Feb 16 23:58:42 +0000 2017 - Great news for #coal country—@POTUS signed our measure today to overturn Obama admin’s anti-coal stream rule. https://t.co/VnD9CBy15N

Thu Feb 16 18:31:04 +0000 2017 - RT @SenateMajLdr: .@ScottPruittOK is dedicated to environmental protection & exceptionally qualified to lead the @EPA. https://t.co/IAaHEjL…

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RACES
  01/03/2017 Environment & Public Works Committee Chair Won 52.38% (+4.76%)
  01/03/2017 Energy Committee - Seat 1 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/03/2017 US Senate Republican Policy Committee Chair Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/03/2015 Indian Affairs Committee Chair Won 57.14% (+14.29%)
  01/03/2015 Environment Committee - Seat 2 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/03/2015 Energy Committee - Seat 1 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/13/2014 US Senate Republican Policy Committee Chair Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/03/2013 Indian Affairs Chairperson Lost 42.86% (-14.29%)
  11/06/2012 US Senate Republican Policy Committee Chairman Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/2012 WY US Senate Won 75.65% (+54.00%)
  08/21/2012 WY US Senate- R Primary Won 90.03% (+83.58%)
  12/13/2011 US Senate Republican Policy Committee Chairman Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/03/2011 Indian Affairs Chairperson Lost 42.86% (-14.29%)
  11/16/2010 US Senate Republican Conference Vice Chairman Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  09/22/2010 US Senate Republican Conference Vice Chairman - Acting Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/03/2009 Indian Affairs Chairperson Lost 40.00% (-20.00%)
  11/04/2008 WY US Senate - Special Election Won 73.35% (+46.83%)
  08/19/2008 WY US Senate - Special Election - R Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  06/22/2007 WY US Senate - Appointment Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/07/2006 WY State Senate 27 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  08/22/2006 WY State Senate 27- R Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/05/2002 WY State Senate 27 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  08/20/1996 WY US Senate - R Primary Lost 29.90% (-2.57%)
ENDORSEMENTS
US Attorney General - Apr 23, 2015 NPA Reject
US Ambassador to the United Nations - Aug 01, 2013 NPA Reject
US Secretary of Commerce - Oct 20, 2011 NPA Reject
Solicitor General of the United States - Jun 06, 2011 D Donald B. Verrilli, Jr.
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Aug 05, 2010 NPA Reject
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Aug 06, 2009 NPA Reject
Solicitor General of the United States - Mar 19, 2009 NPA Reject
US Attorney General - Feb 02, 2009 NPA Reject