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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)

BOOKS
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EVENTS
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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
Wed Mar 22 18:01:07 +0000 2017 - RT @SenateRPC: WATCH: RPC Chairman .@SenJohnBarrasso discusses why Judge #Gorsuch is the right choice for the Supreme Court. #SCOTUS #Confi…

Tue Mar 21 20:49:29 +0000 2017 - The #AHCA isn’t perfect. Nobody says it is. Still, it’s a monumental shift away from #Obamacare. https://t.co/5zojZtFl5j

Tue Mar 21 20:41:44 +0000 2017 - Spoke on the floor today about how Congress is working to give Americans relief from the damage caused by #Obamacare https://t.co/dxb4D11g7M

Tue Mar 21 17:32:35 +0000 2017 - RT @SenateRPC: .@SenJohnBarrasso: We promised to repeal #Obamacare & to give Americans health care options. This bill is the 1st step to ke…

Wed Mar 15 21:23:25 +0000 2017 - RT @EPWGOP: .@SenJohnBarrasso on @POTUS decision to review emission standards: commonsense move & gets the process back on track https://t.…

Wed Mar 15 19:13:06 +0000 2017 - RT @EPWGOP: Today @SenJohnBarrasso welcomed Wyo's Brian Nesvik to testify at hearing on how new technologies help protect wildlife and comb…

Wed Mar 15 15:40:06 +0000 2017 - RT @EPWGOP: .@SenJohnBarrasso: #invasivespecies threaten native wildlife & we must use innovative technologies for conservation https://t.c…

Tue Mar 14 20:44:49 +0000 2017 - Enjoyed showing the Peterson family from Cheyenne around the @USCapitol on this snowy day. #WYinDC https://t.co/IfDmHqBHwd

Mon Mar 13 16:46:06 +0000 2017 - RT @LVHS_Debate: Our team had the opportunity to speak with Sen. Barrasso. @County10News @LanderSchools @Fremont1_LVHS https://t.co/BzPLtgC…

Mon Mar 13 15:06:12 +0000 2017 - The deadline for my summer intern program is fast approaching. Make sure to submit your application by March 19. https://t.co/7BrTsHIVLA

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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