Charles Boustany Jr.

Charles William Boustany Jr. is an American politician, physician, and former Congressman from Lafayette, Louisiana, who served as the U.S. Representative for from 2005 to 2017. The district, numbered as the 7th District from 2005 to 2013, is located in the southwestern portion of the state and includes Lafayette and Lake Charles. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Charles Boustany Jr. has 316 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2005 House Proceeding as a Republican Representative for Louisiana's 7th district. The year with the most videos was 2007 with 53 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2010 with an average of 14,111 views per program. Most appearances with John A. Boehner (4), Dave Camp (3), Eric Cantor (3). Most common tags: Health Care, Hurricane Katrina, Louisiana.

Appearances by Title:


U.S. Representative, R-LA 3rd January 3, 2013 - January 5, 2017 Videos: 79 U.S. Representative, R-LA 7th January 4, 2005 - January 3, 2013 Videos: 237

Recent Appearances

  • U.S.-Asia Relations

    U.S.-Asia Relations

    Former Representative Charles Boutsany (R-LA) and former ambassadors took part in an event co-hosted by the Korea Economic…

  • U.S.-China Relations

    U.S.-China Relations

    The Council on Foreign Relations hosted a discussion on the history and future of U.S. - China relations, with a focus on U.S.…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House debated and passed several bills suspension bills, including one to that aims to make improvements to veterans'…

  • Louisiana Senate Debate

    Louisiana Senate Debate

    Incumbent Representative Charles Boustany (R), Foster Campbell (D), Caroline Fayard (D), Representative John Fleming (R), John…

  • Louisiana Senate Debate

    Louisiana Senate Debate

    Five of the twenty-four candidates in the Louisiana 2016 U.S Senate race, Representatives Charles Boustany (R) and John…

  • House Session, Part 1

    House Session, Part 1

    The House voted to override President Obama’s veto of a bill allowing family members of the victims of the terrorist attacks…

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Past Elections

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