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Late Sen. Craig Thomas replaced.

“Wyoming Gov. Dave Freudenthal (D) today appointed state Sen. John Barrasso (R) to succeed the late Sen. Craig Thomas (R), who died June 4 after a seven-month battle with leukemia.” Barrasso has “been in the Wyoming Senate for about five years” and “was one of three finalists for the vacancy selected Tuesday by the 71-member state Republican central committee.”

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