Ted Kennedy

Edward Moore Kennedy was an American lawyer and politician who served as a U.S. senator from Massachusetts for almost 47 years, from 1962 until his death in 2009. A member of the Democratic Party and the prominent political Kennedy family, he was the second most senior member of the Senate when he died. He is ranked fifth in United States history for length of continuous service as a senator. Wikipedia*

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Ted Kennedy has 2,239 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1964 Compiled Program. The year with the most videos was 2005 with 153 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1985 with an average of 5,455 views per program. Most appearances with Tom Daschle (65), Bill Clinton (35), Patrick J. Leahy (26). Most common tags: Democratic Party, Health Care, Education Policy.

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U.S. Senator, D-MA November 6, 1962 - August 25, 2009 Videos: 2,236

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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 .

Historic election results compiled from data found on FEC.gov


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