Don Young

Donald Edwin Young was an American politician and educator from the state of Alaska. At the time of his death, he was the longest-serving Republican in congressional history, having been the U.S. representative for for 49 years, from 1973 until his death in 2022. Wikipedia*

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Don Young has 547 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1982 House Highlight. The year with the most videos was 1995 with 31 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 23,736 views per program. Most appearances with James L. Oberstar (6), Jerrold "Jerry" Nadler (6), Orrin Hatch (5). Most common tags: Alaska, Highway Transportation, House of Representatives.

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U.S. Representative, R-AK March 6, 1973 - March 18, 2022 Videos: 545

Recent Appearances

  • House Session, Part 2

    House Session, Part 2

    The House passed two suspension bills, including one condemning threats of violence against historically Black colleges and…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House debated and approved another continuing resolution to fund the government through March 11, 2022, with current…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House debated and voted on a number of bills under suspension of the rules, including measures condemning the abuse of…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House considered several bills under suspension of the rules.

  • House Session, Part 2

    House Session, Part 2

    The House debated the Senate-passed infrastructure bill. The legislation would fund roads, bridges, rail, and mass transit…

  • House Session, Part 1

    House Session, Part 1

    The House began work on federal spending for the fiscal year 2022 budget year, a package of seven of the dozen bills that…

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