Ben Nighthorse Campbell

Ben Nighthorse Campbell is an American Cheyenne politician who represented Colorado's 3rd congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from 1987 to 1993, and as a United States Senator from Colorado from 1993 to 2005. He serves as one of forty-four members of the Council of Chiefs of the Northern Cheyenne Indian Tribe. During his time in office, he was the only Native American serving in the U.S. Congress. Wikipedia*

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Ben Nighthorse Campbell has 223 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1987 House Proceeding as a Democratic Representative for Colorado's 3rd district. The year with the most videos was 1998 with 25 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1995 with an average of 15,917 views per program. Most appearances with Jeff Bingaman (3), Tim P. Johnson (3), Susan Swain (3). Most common tags: Senate, Colorado, Vietnam War.

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U.S. Senator, R-CO January 3, 1995 - January 4, 2005 Videos: 155 U.S. Senator, D-CO January 3, 1993 - January 3, 1995 Videos: 24 U.S. Representative, D-CO 3rd January 3, 1987 - January 2, 1993 Videos: 44

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