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Byron L. Dorgan

Byron Leslie Dorgan is an American author, businessman, and former United States Senator and United States Representative from North Dakota. A member of the Democratic Party, Dorgan served 12 years in the U.S. House and 18 years in the Senate. Wikipedia*

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Byron L. Dorgan has 2,067 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1984 Call-In as a Democratic Representative. The year with the most videos was 1995 with 143 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2010 with an average of 5,476 views per program. Most appearances with Tom Daschle (48), Harry Reid (32), Kent Conrad (29). Most common tags: Federal Budget, Tax Policy, Social Security.

Appearances by Title:January 1, 2016 - Present Co-Chair, Energy Project, Bipartisan Policy Center

Videos: 1 Senior Policy Adviser, Arent Fox

Videos: 3


U.S. Senator, D-ND December 15, 1992 - January 4, 2011 Videos: 1,794 Commissioner, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission c. December 1, 2015 - December 31, 2017 Videos: 3 U.S. Representative, D-ND January 3, 1981 - December 14, 1992 Videos: 262

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