Rep. John Barrow

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Republican Candidate Refused To Hold Debate At Islamic Community Center

A Republican candidate for Congress refused to participate in a debate last weekend at an Islamic community center calling it a “suspect venue.”


Democrats from the U.S. House of Representatives, including Rep. John Barrow, D-Ga., Rep. Rosa DeLauro, D-Conn, and Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., visit after news briefing to unveil legislative proposals on health care at the Capitol on May 4, 2005 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Dem Rep: Gov’t Shutdown To Defund Obamacare ‘Reckless Game That Will Not Succeed’

In the past three years, Rep. John Barrow has outraged fellow Democrats with his vote against President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul and been attacked by Republicans for refusing to support a full repeal. And the deep South’s last white Democratic congressman is still defying both parties with his stance on the law.