Who Is John Barrasso's Wife? New Details On Bobbi Brown

She's a breast cancer survivor.

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Since 2008, John Barrasso has served as a U.S. Senator from Wyoming, initially replacing Craig L. Thomas after his passing. He won a special election in 2008 to remain in his seat, and won re-election in 2012. As of 2018, he is the Senate Republican Conference chairman.

But before a career in politics, he was an orthopedic surgeon for 24 years, serving as State President of the Wyoming Medical Society, President of the National Association of Physician Broadcasters, and a member of the American Medical Association Council of Ethics and Judicial Affairs.


Barrasso himself has made his views clear. In 2007, when he was temporarily appointed to the Senate, he said, “I believe in limited government, lower taxes, less spending, traditional family values, local control and a strong national defense,” and had”voted for prayer in schools, against gay marriage and [had] sponsored legislation to protect the sanctity of life.”

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In addition to these views, he’s also voted against the ACA and was part of the 13 Senators who drafted the AHCA behind closed doors, much to the dismay of other Senators and the American people. He’s also a vehement denier of climate change and even introduced a bill that would have prevented the EPA from limiting carbon dioxide emissions. Barrasso is also a staunch Trump supporter, and even defended him after it was revealed Trump had business dealings with Russia during the 2016 presidential election.


But aside from his clearly conservative views on the issues, what about his family and personal life? And, specifically, just who is John Barrasso’s wife? Here are 6 things to know about Bobbi Brown.

1. They’ve known each other quite a while.

The couple began dating in 2003, but actually knew each other for 25 years! Well, sometimes you’ve already met your soulmate but don’t get together until later in life, as is the case here.

2. They’ve been married for 10 years.



A post shared by Senator John Barrasso (@senjohnbarrasso) on Aug 18, 2018 at 5:20pm PDT

The couple tied the knot in January 2008 in Thermopolis, Wyoming.


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3. They have three children.

They are parents to three kids: Peter, Emma, and Hadley.

4. She's his second wife.



A post shared by Senator John Barrasso (@senjohnbarrasso) on Sep 10, 2016 at 8:59am PDT

John was previously married to Linda Nix, but the two divorced and have two children together. Bobbi was also married before and has one child from the relationship.


5. She’s a breast cancer survivor.



A post shared by Senator John Barrasso (@senjohnbarrasso) on Aug 11, 2018 at 10:06am PDT

Though she beat cancer, she’s actively involved in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, as well as Komen Wyoming events. In 2007, during the anuna Race for the Cure in Cheyenne, Wyoming, Bobbi and her then-boyfriend decided they would get married later that year.

6. She’s had quite a career.

While she was once a director in her now-husband’s state Senate office, she resigned when they announced their engagement. But she’s had a long career in public service, serving on multiple boards, including the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Natrona County, Raising Readers in Wyoming, and the University of Wyoming Art Museum.


She helped found the Congressional Spouses for Suicide Prevention and Education, which raises awareness of suicide across the country. Bobbi has also been involved with the State Historic Preservation Office to “recognize those working to preserve our state’s special and historic places.”

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