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Dick Gephardt

Richard Andrew Gephardt is an American attorney, lobbyist, and politician who served as a United States Representative from Missouri from 1977 to 2005. A member of the Democratic Party, he was House Majority Leader from 1989 to 1995 and Minority Leader from 1995 to 2003. He ran unsuccessfully for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States in 1988 and 2004. Gephardt was mentioned as a possible vice presidential nominee in 1988, 1992, 2000, 2004, and 2008. Wikipedia*

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Dick Gephardt has 1,536 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1981 House Highlight as a Democratic Representative for Missouri's 3rd district. The year with the most videos was 1995 with 194 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1984 with an average of 1,522 views per program. Most appearances with Tom Daschle (208), David E. Bonior (91), Tom Foley (81). Most common tags: Federal Budget, Democratic Party, Gephardt.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2020 - Present Member, National Council on Election Integrity

Videos: 1 c. January 1, 2006 - Present President, Council for American Medical Innovation

Videos: 1 c. January 1, 2005 - Present Senior Counsel, Government Affairs Practice Group, DLA Piper

Videos: 1 c. February 1, 2005 - Present Member, Board of Directors, National Endowment for Democracy

Videos: 1


U.S. Representative, D-MO 3rd January 3, 1977 - January 3, 2005 Videos: 1,530

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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 .

Historic election results compiled from data found on FEC.gov


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