WPR News
8:15 am
Mon May 19, 2008

Barrasso Launches Senate Campaign

Cheyenne, WY – John Barrasso has launched his first U.S. Senate campaign since being appointed to the Senate last year.

Barrasso made campaign announcements in Thermopolis, Casper and in Cheyenne today.

Barrasso spoke to crowd of about 60 people in the rotunda of the Wyoming State Capitol in Cheyenne. He told that group he's got experience and knows how to get things done for Wyoming.

Two Democrats are running for Barrasso's seat: Gillette attorney Nick Carter and former state Senator Keith Goodenough. The person elected in November will serve out the last four years of the late Craig Thomas' term.