Patrick J. Leahy

Patrick Joseph Leahy is an American politician and attorney who is the senior United States senator from Vermont and serves as the president pro tempore of the United States Senate. A member of the Democratic Party, Leahy was first elected in 1974 and is in his eighth term. Wikipedia*

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Patrick J. Leahy has 2,659 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1982 Senate Committee. The year with the most videos was 2005 with 124 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2017 with an average of 11,099 views per program. Most appearances with Chuck Schumer (45), Dick Durbin (34), Ted Kennedy (26). Most common tags: Federal Courts, Agriculture, Senate.

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U.S. Senator, D-VT January 1, 1975 - January 3, 2023 Videos: 2,657

Recent Appearances

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate voted 68-29 to approve the $1.7 trillion omnibus spending bill to fund the government through September 30, 2023.…

  • Senate Session, Part 1

    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate confirmed Lynne Tracy to be U.S. ambassador to Russia. Lawmakers also debated the $1.7 trillion omnibus spending…

  • Senate Session, Part 2

    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate voted to begin debate a $1.7 trillion spending package for fiscal year 2023, as government funding was set to run…

  • Senate Democratic Agenda

    Senate Democratic Agenda

    Following their weekly caucus luncheon, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and party colleagues speak with…

  • Senate Session, Part 1

    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate confirmed Russell Rumbaugh’s nomination to be assistant Navy secretary for Financial Management and Comptroller.…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate rejected a resolution to repeal rules set by the Department of Education for charter schools, and members also…

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