Chet Edwards

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Chet Edwards has 435 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1991 House Proceeding as a Democratic Representative for Texas's 11th district. The year with the most videos was 2003 with 45 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1995 with an average of 3,937 views per program. Most appearances with Nancy Pelosi (6), Steny Hoyer (4), Martin Frost (3). Most common tags: Texas, Veterans, House of Representatives.

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U.S. Representative, D-TX 17th January 4, 2005 - January 3, 2011 Videos: 154 U.S. Representative, D-TX 11th January 3, 1991 - January 4, 2005 Videos: 281

Recent Appearances

  • Political History and Congressional Papers

    Political History and Congressional Papers

    Panelists talked about how political history is documented in congressional papers. Former U.S. Representatives Chet…

  • Congressional Politics

    Congressional Politics

    Former and current congressmen spoke to university students about the political climate in the 112th Congress and challenges…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House approved a food safety bill that gives the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) increased authority over food…

  • House Session

    House Session

    Members debated proposed immigration reforms in the DREAM Act.

  • Congressional Career of Chet Edwards

    Congressional Career of Chet Edwards

    Representative Chet Edwards (D-TX) talked about his 10-term career in the House of Representatives. He was defeated in the…

  • Texas 17th Congressional District Debate

    Texas 17th Congressional District Debate

    Texas 17th Congressional District candidates Representative Chet Edwards (D) and Bill Flores (R) debated various issues.

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Past Elections

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    • Votes Against Party Majority: 0

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