Phil Gramm

William Philip Gramm is an American economist and politician who represented Texas in both houses of Congress. Though he began his political career as a Democrat, Gramm switched to the Republican Party in 1983. Gramm was an unsuccessful candidate in the 1996 Republican Party presidential primaries against eventual nominee Bob Dole. Wikipedia*

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Phil Gramm has 1,066 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1981 House Highlight as a Republican Representative for Texas's 6th district. The year with the most videos was 1993 with 115 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1982 with an average of 2,133 views per program as a Democratic Representative for Texas's 6th district. Most appearances with Bob Dole (56), Newt Gingrich (29), Lamar Alexander (25). Most common tags: Gramm, Republican Party, Federal Budget.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2009 - Present Vice Chair, UBS Investment Bank Videos: 1 c. December 1, 2002 - Present Vice Chair, UBS Warburg Videos: 0


U.S. Senator, R-TX View Map January 6, 1985 - November 30, 2002 Videos: 1,059 U.S. Representative, R-TX 6th January 3, 1983 - January 3, 1985 Videos: 2 U.S. Representative, D-TX 6th January 3, 1979 - January 5, 1983 Videos: 2

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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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