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Bob Barr
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Georgia's 7th district
In office
January 3, 1995 – January 3, 2003
Preceded by Buddy Darden
Succeeded by John Linder
United States Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia
In office
1986–1990
Appointed by Ronald Reagan
Preceded by Larry Thompson
Succeeded by Joe Whitley
Personal details
Born
Robert Laurence Barr Jr.

November 5, 1948 (1948-11-05) (age 72)
Iowa City, Iowa, U.S.
Political party Republican (Before 2004, 2011–present)
Independent (2004–2006)
Libertarian (2006–2011)
Spouse(s) First spouse (Divorced 1976)
Gail Barr (1976–1986)
Jeri Dobbin (1986–present)
Children 4
Alma mater University of Southern California
George Washington University
Georgetown University

Robert Laurence "Bob" Barr, Jr. (born November 5, 1948) is the Libertarian Party nominee for President of the United States in the 2008 election. He is a former federal prosecutor and a former member of the United States House of Representatives. He represented Georgia's 7th congressional district as a Republican from 1995 to 2003.

Barr is known as one of the leaders of the impeachment of President Bill Clinton. Barr joined the Libertarian Party in 2006, and until May 2008 served on its National Committee.


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