Peter Roskam

Peter James Roskam is an American politician and lobbyist who is the former U.S. Representative for , serving six terms from 2007 to 2019. He is a member of the Republican Party and served as the Chief Deputy Majority Whip from 2011 to 2014, ranking fourth among House Republican leaders. Previously, he served in the Illinois Senate and the Illinois House of Representatives. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Peter Roskam has 308 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2006 Debate as a U.S. Representative Candidate for Illinois. The year with the most videos was 2009 with 42 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2010 with an average of 11,478 views per program. Most appearances with John A. Boehner (13), Eric Cantor (12), Jeb Hensarling (12). Most common tags: Tax Policy, Federal Budget, U.S. Economy.

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U.S. Representative, R-IL 6th January 4, 2007 - January 3, 2019 Videos: 307 U.S. Representative Candidate, Illinois
c. July 1, 2006 - c. November 7, 2006 Videos: 1

Recent Appearances

  • Role of Congress in National Security

    Role of Congress in National Security

    New York University Law School and Sidley Austin law firm co-hosted a forum on the role of Congress in national security…

  • Conversation with Representative Peter Roskam

    Conversation with Representative Peter Roskam

    As part of a series of C-SPAN interviews with members of Congress who were retiring or lost in in the 2018 midterm…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House approved a bill to make some of the individual tax cuts passed in December 2018 permanent. It was the last bill in a series of…

  • Illinois 6th Congressional District Debate

    Illinois 6th Congressional District Debate

    Incumbent Representative Peter Roskam (R-IL)and Sean Casten (D), candidates for Illinois' 6th Congressional District seat, took…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House passed two bills concerning health care costs. One expands health savings accounts. The other expands access to…

  • House Session, Part 1

    House Session, Part 1

    The House debated the rules for two health care bills: H.R. 6199, Restoring Access to Medication and Modernizing Health…

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Historical Member of Congress Record

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Former Ideology Rankings
Past Elections

Ideology data is based on DW-NOMINATE statistics developed by Keith Poole and Howard Rosenthal. More information can be found at Voteview .

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