Barbara Cubin

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Barbara Cubin is Wyoming's sole Representative in the U.S. House (WY-AL). Poor ole Wyoming.

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  • Once distributed penis-shaped cookies to her male colleagues in the state legislature.
  • During her Wyoming legislative career, she took photographed the crotches of her male colleagues and then posted the pictures on a Cheyenne Capitol bulletin board and invited people to guess the owner's identity.
  • Claimed to be "stuck in traffic" when she missed a key vote on whether or not to sell Wyoming public lands and historic resources (Martin's Cove) to a church (LDS/Mormons).
  • Famously stuck her foot in her mouth on the House floor on April 9, 2003, by implying during a debate on gun legislation that a certain amendment prohibiting gun sales to those under treatment for drug addiction would therefore prohibit sales to African-Americans in general.
  • Told Libertarian opponent Thomas Rankin, "'If you weren't sitting in that chair, I'd slap you across the face." Mr. Rankin has multiple sclerosis and uses an electric wheelchair. Source: Wyo. opponent says incumbent made threat.)

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