Bob Barr Seeks Comeback Bid in Georgia GOP House Primary

Bob Barr Seeks Comeback Bid in Georgia GOP House Primary

 

News Max ^ | May 19 2014 | John Gizzi

 

Posted on 5/19/2014, 2:53:07 PM by PoloSec

 

Former Rep. Bob Barr is attempting to return to Congress after a 12-year hiatus with his bid Tuesday in the Republican primary for an open House seat in Georgia.

 

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Best known as one of the House managers in the impeachment trial of Bill Clinton in 1998, Barr, 65, is considered likely to be one of the top two vote-getters in the primary for the seat of outgoing Rep. Phil Gingrey, who is stepping down to run for the Senate.

 

Barr and one of the other three leading GOP contenders in suburban Atlanta‘s 11th Congressional District would then meet in a runoff in July to determine their party’s nominee.

 

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An opponent of the Patriot Act and supporter of the medical use of marijuana, Barr left the GOP to become the Libertarian Party nominee for president in 2008.

 

Barr backers note that Republicans who have left the party for third-party presidential runs have historically been welcomed back to their former political home.

 

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Barr cited Holder’s role in Operation Fast and Furious and what he called “turning a blind eye to Black Panther voter intimidation” as two of the reasons he now says Holder must go.

 

(Excerpt) Read more at newsmax.com …

 

via Bob Barr Seeks Comeback Bid in Georgia GOP House Primary.

 

 

 

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