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  • Loudermilk, Barr in runoff for Gingrey House seat

    State Sen. Barry Loudermilk and former Georgia congressman Bob Barr will compete in a Republican runoff for the U.S. House seat given up by GOP Rep. Phil Gingrey.


  • Former Republican Rep. Bob Barr of Georgia has sent a letter to Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. urging him to back off his attempt to restore the so-called "assault weapons" ban of 1994. (Agence France-Presse/Getty Images)

    KEENE: Rejoining the fight for conservatism

    Bob Barr is quite a character. In a career that has included a stint with the CIA, service as a United States attorney during the Reagan years, eight years as a member of Congress who was an early critic of President Clinton and one of the first to call on his colleagues to impeach the president, a columnist and commentator and tilter against both liberal shibboleths and windmills, Mr. Barr has made a mark wherever he's been.


  • ** FILE ** Former Georgia Rep. Bob Barr takes part in a debate titled "Does Security Trump Freedom?" Friday, Feb. 19, 2010, during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

    Former Georgia Rep. Bob Barr to run for Congress

    Former Georgia Rep. Bob Barr, an outspoken conservative who lost his seat more than a decade ago, thinks the time is right for a new run at political office. He announced a campaign for the congressional seat being vacated by Rep. Phil Gingrey, who's running for Senate.


  • Tom DeLay

    Tom DeLay's wife plans to vote against McCain

    Tom DeLay will vote for John McCain but the former House Republican leader said his wife, Christine, is planning to vote for Libertarian presidential nominee Bob Barr.


  • Libertarian presidential candidate Bob Barr

    Barr chiseling into McCain voter base

    Bob Barr's Libertarian presidential campaign is poised to play a serious role in this year's elections, with early polls showing him taking away enough votes from Sen. John McCain to give Democrats a chance to win states that should be safely Republican.


  • Barr tops 9 others for Libertarian nod

    Former Republican Rep. Bob Barr was nominated yesterday as the Libertarian Party's candidate for the U.S. presidency, defeating a crowded field in a raucous convention vote that went to six ballots.


  • Libertarians set to pick party's candidate

    With several seasoned politicians seeking the Libertarian presidential nod, members of the nation's largest third party are hoping to fill the void among voters disgusted with Republicans and Democrats.


  • Bloomberg News
Bob Barr, whose name was closely tied to the war on drugs just a few years ago, was featured yesterday at a Libertarian Party reception hosted by the Marijuana Policy Project.

    Marijuana project parties with Barr

    DENVER - Bob Barr has been to the Dark Side, and they do indeed have cookies.


  • Around the Nation

    Barr to explore presidential bid


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