Timothy E. Wirth

Timothy Endicott Wirth is an American politician from Colorado who served as a Democrat in both the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives . He also served in several appointed roles in government, including as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Education during the Nixon Administration and Under Secretary of State for Global Affairs for the U.S. State Department during the Clinton Administration. From 1998 to 2013, he served as the president of the United Nations Foundation, and currently sits on the Foundation's board. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Timothy E. Wirth has 387 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1982 House Proceeding as a Democratic Representative for Colorado's 2nd district. The year with the most videos was 1989 with 72 videos as a Democratic Senator for Colorado. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1984 with an average of 3,897 views per program. Most appearances with Al Gore Jr. (9), Patricia S. Schroeder (6), John Heinz (5). Most common tags: Environment, Federal Budget, Energy Policy.

Appearances by Title:


President, United Nations Foundation c. October 12, 1999 - c. January 1, 2013 Videos: 10 U.S. Senator, D-CO January 3, 1987 - January 3, 1993 Videos: 318 Undersecretary, Global Affairs, Department of State c. May 12, 1994 - December 23, 1997 Videos: 23 Counselor, Department of State April 23, 1993 - April 30, 1994 Videos: 1 U.S. Representative, D-CO 2nd January 3, 1975 - January 3, 1987 Videos: 31 Undersecretary, Global Affairs, Department of State c. June 4, 1984 - c. January 1, 1987 Videos: 0

Recent Appearances

  • Global Renewable and Sustainable Energy Development

    Global Renewable and Sustainable Energy Development

    The United Nations Secretary General and other experts talked about the Rio+20 Earth Summit that would be held the following…

  • World Economic Forum

    World Economic Forum

    Participants spoke about future international cooperation on global climate change policy and efforts to establish limits to…

  • National Clean Energy Project

    National Clean Energy Project

    After opening remarks by several participants, policy makers and energy industry leaders spoke about building a modern electricity grid and reducing…

  • United Nations Reform

    United Nations Reform

    A roundtable discussed the politics of reform at the United Nations with Jan Eliasson, president of the United Nations…

  • Energy and Environmental Issues

    Energy and Environmental Issues

    Former President Bill Clinton and Ted Turner engaged in a discussion of energy and environmental issues, moderated by former Sen.…

  • United Nations Reform

    United Nations Reform

    Mr. Wirth talked about the need for reform in the United Nations, but disagreed with the Hyde Amendment that was passed…

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Historical Member of Congress Record

Former Ideology Rankings

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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