Jerry Lewis

Jerry Lewis was an American comedian, actor, singer, filmmaker, and humanitarian. As his contributions to comedy and charity made him a global figure in pop culture, Lewis was nicknamed "The King of Comedy". Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Jerry Lewis has 616 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1983 House Proceeding as a Republican Representative for California's 35th district. The year with the most videos was 2005 with 45 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2012 with an average of 16,738 views per program. Most appearances with Bob Michel (21), Newt Gingrich (19), Mickey Edwards (10). Most common tags: Federal Budget, Republican Party, Legislative Branch.

Appearances by Title:


U.S. Representative, R-CA 41st January 7, 2003 - January 3, 2013 Videos: 270 U.S. Representative, R-CA 40th January 5, 1993 - January 7, 2003 Videos: 207 U.S. Representative, R-CA 35th January 3, 1983 - January 5, 1993 Videos: 136 U.S. Representative, R-CA 37th January 3, 1979 - January 3, 1983 Videos: 0

Recent Appearances

  • Congressional Career of Representative Jerry Lewis

    Congressional Career of Representative Jerry Lewis

    Representative Jerry Lewis (R-CA), who was retiring at the close of the 112th Congress, reflected on his 24-year career in the…

  • House Session, Part 2

    House Session, Part 2

    The House of Representatives convened for a legislative session. Members debated the naming of federal buildings, including naming one after…

  • House Pro Forma Session

    House Pro Forma Session

    The U.S. House of Representatives convened in a pro forma session.

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House considered the 2013 defense spending bill.

  • Morning Hour

    Morning Hour

    During Morning Hour, any member may speak for up to five minutes on any topic. When no additional members seek recognition,…

  • House Session

    House Session

    Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Paul Ryan / Budget Committee / Rules Committee) The rule provides for one hour of general…

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Historical Member of Congress Record

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Former Ideology Rankings
Past Elections

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