Joseph Cao

Ánh Quang "Joseph" Cao is a Vietnamese-American politician who was the U.S. representative for from 2009 to 2011. He is a member of the Republican Party. In April 2011, Cao announced his candidacy for the office of Attorney General of Louisiana, but in September 2011 he pulled out of the race. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Joseph Cao has 95 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2009 Interview. The year with the most videos was 2010 with 54 videos. Most appearances with Steve Scalise (3), Brian Lamb (2), Chris Smith (2). Most common tags: Disaster Relief, Republican Party.

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U.S. Representative, R-LA 2nd January 6, 2009 - January 4, 2011 Videos: 95

Recent Appearances

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House voted to repeal the “Don’t ask, Don’t tell” policy by a 250-175 vote.

  • House Session, Part 2

    House Session, Part 2

    The House considered several suspension bills including a suspension bill re-designating the Longfellow National Historic Site as…

  • House Session, Part 1

    House Session, Part 1

  • Bipartisanship and Crisis

    Bipartisanship and Crisis

    Presidential advisers from both parties talked about presidential decision-making during unexpected crises such as the…

  • Louisiana 2nd House District Profile

    Louisiana 2nd House District Profile

    Candidates for Louisiana’s 2nd Congressional District, Representative Joseph Cao (R) and Cedric Richmond (D), were shown…

  • Log Cabin Republicans National Dinner

    Log Cabin Republicans National Dinner

    Republican lawmakers and others spoke at the National Log Cabin Republican dinner. They spoke about inclusion of gay and…

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Past Elections

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