Collin Peterson

Collin Clark Peterson is an American accountant and politician who served as the U.S. representative for from 1991 to 2021. A member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party, or the DFL. he was chairman of the House Committee on Agriculture from 2019 to 2021 and previously holding the office from 2007 to 2011; he had been ranking member from 2011 to 2019 and 2005 to 2007. Peterson was the most senior U.S. Representative from Minnesota and the dean of Minnesota's congressional delegation. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Collin Peterson has 249 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1991 House Proceeding. The year with the most videos was 1995 with 27 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2009 with an average of 2,525 views per program. Most appearances with Gary Condit (6), Blanche Lambert Lincoln (6), John Tanner (5). Most common tags: Banking & Financial Markets, Budget Reconciliation, House of Representatives.

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U.S. Representative, D-MN 7th January 3, 1991 - January 3, 2021 Videos: 249

Recent Appearances

  • House Session, Part 2

    House Session, Part 2

    The House considered four suspension bills, including Senate-passed legislation that requires the Securities and Exchange…

  • Minnesota 7th Congressional District Debate

    Minnesota 7th Congressional District Debate

    Candidates for Minnesota’s 7th Congressional District, incumbent Representative Collin Peterson (D-MN) and former Lieutenant…

  • Veteran Food Insecurity

    Veteran Food Insecurity

    Federal officials and non-profit organization leaders testified about food insecurity among the veteran population before…

  • Federal Farm and Disaster Programs

    Federal Farm and Disaster Programs

    Bill Northey, Department of Agriculture undersecretary for farm and conservation programs, testified at a joint House…

  • State of the Rural Economy

    State of the Rural Economy

    Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue testified before the House Agriculture Committee on the state of the rural economy.…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House passed the final version of the House-Senate compromise of the farm bill. The legislation sets a five-year…

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Past Elections

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