Thomas J. Downey

Thomas Joseph Downey is an American politician and was a U.S. Representative from New York. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Thomas J. Downey has 186 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1980 House Proceeding. The year with the most videos was 1991 with 48 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1984 with an average of 3,326 views per program. Most appearances with Dick Gephardt (5), Patricia S. Schroeder (4), Tom Foley (4). Most common tags: Unemployment, Welfare Reform, Tax Policy.

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U.S. Representative, D-NY 2nd January 3, 1975 - January 4, 1993 Videos: 178

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    Governing Style of Senator Kerry

    Panelists discussed the policies a potential Kerry Administration might put forward. They analyzed Senator Kerry’s record on…

  • Watergate's Effect on Washington

    Watergate's Effect on Washington

    The Washington Journal focused on the Watergate scandal and how it has affected Washington, discussing how Congress, the…

  • News Review

    News Review

    Mr. Walker and Mr. Downey offer Republican and Democratic perspectives on headline news stories. They both responded to…

  • Covering Congress

    Covering Congress

    Moderator Chad Pergram is an adjunct professor with Miami University of Ohio’s Washington Program for communication and…

  • Presidential Candidates and the Cable Industry

    Presidential Candidates and the Cable Industry

    Former representatives spoke about potential outcomes of the 2000 election. Among the topics they addressed were control of…

  • Congressional Pay Raise

    Congressional Pay Raise

    Gary Ruskin and Thomas Downey debated whether members of Congress should receive a 2.8 percent pay raise and took viewer…

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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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