Paul Wellstone

Paul David Wellstone was an American academic, author, and politician who represented Minnesota in the United States Senate from 1991 until he was killed in a plane crash near Eveleth, Minnesota, in 2002. A member of the Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party, Wellstone was a leader of the progressive wing of the national Democratic Party. Wikipedia*

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Paul Wellstone has 998 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1990 Debate as a U.S. Senate Candidate. The year with the most videos was 1995 with 117 videos. Most appearances with Tom Harkin (22), Tom Daschle (17), Byron L. Dorgan (14). Most common tags: Democratic Party, Agriculture, Senate.

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U.S. Senator, D-MN January 3, 1991 - October 25, 2002 Videos: 996 U.S. Senate Candidate,
c. October 14, 1990 - c. December 11, 1990 Videos: 2

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