Bob Barr's file:

Libertarian from Georgia

Former Congressman Bob Barr was the Libertarian Party's presidential nominee for 2008. Barr served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1995 to 2003. Currently he runs Liberty Strategies LLC, a consulting firm with offices in Atlanta and Washington, D.C.

Recent statements involving Bob Barr

Bob Barr has changed his position on the Defense of Marriage Act over the years.

"[Former Georgia congressman] Bob Barr voted ... to raise his own pay."

"The legislation ... that Senator McCain supports would provide the authority for the federal government to surveille American citizens in their own country without any suspicion whatsoever that they're engaging in discussions with terrorists or about criminal activity."

Eliminating earmarks "would make barely a drop in the bucket with regard to the national debt, the deficit."

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