Bob Kasten Jr.

Robert Walter Kasten Jr. is an American Republican politician from the state of Wisconsin who served as a U.S. Representative from 1975 to 1979 and as a U.S. Senator from 1981 to 1993. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Bob Kasten Jr. has 165 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1982 Senate Committee. The year with the most videos was 1992 with 32 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1983 with an average of 1,725 views per program. Most appearances with Kay Orr (6), Jerry Lewis (5), John H. Sununu (4). Most common tags: Republican Party, Wisconsin, Senate.

Appearances by Title:


U.S. Senator, R-WI January 3, 1981 - January 3, 1993 Videos: 161 U.S. Representative, R-WI 9th January 3, 1975 - January 3, 1979 Videos: 2

Recent Appearances

  • Military Support for Humanitarian Emergencies

    Military Support for Humanitarian Emergencies

    Participants talk about the issues involved in using U.S. military forces in humanitarian efforts, such as Bosnia, through a…

  • Senate Victory and Concession Speeches

    Senate Victory and Concession Speeches

    Excerpts from election night newscasts around the nation featured the victory or concession remarks of Senate candidates.…

  • Wisconsin Senate Debate

    Wisconsin Senate Debate

    The candidates for the Senate seat in Wisconsin, Republican incumbent Senator Robert Kasten and his opponent, state senator…

  • Wisconsin Senate Race Town Hall Meeting

    Wisconsin Senate Race Town Hall Meeting

    This Wisconsin Public Television Production, WE THE PEOPLE, is a debate with Sen. Robert Kasten and Wisconsin state senator…

  • Wisconsin Senate Debate

    Wisconsin Senate Debate

    Senator Kasten and Mr. Feingold debated questions asked by a panel of journalists. Washington politics and the Persian Gulf…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    HR 6056: A bill to make appropriations for the government of the District of Columbia and other activities chargeable in…

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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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