Blanche Lambert Lincoln

Blanche Meyers Lincoln is an American politician who served as a United States Senator from Arkansas from 1999 to 2011. A member of the Democratic Party, she was first elected to the Senate in 1998; she was the first woman elected to the Senate from Arkansas since Hattie Caraway in 1932 and youngest woman ever elected to the Senate at age 38. She previously served in the U.S. House of Representatives, representing from 1993 to 1997. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Blanche Lambert Lincoln has 424 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1992 Congressional News Conference as a Democratic Representative for Arkansas's 1st district. The year with the most videos was 2009 with 63 videos. Most appearances with Barbara Boxer (9), Mary Landrieu (9), Tom Daschle (8). Most common tags: Arkansas, Senate, Agriculture.

Appearances by Title:


U.S. Senator, D-AR January 6, 1999 - January 4, 2011 Videos: 354 U.S. Representative, D-AR 1st January 3, 1993 - January 3, 1997 Videos: 70

Recent Appearances

  • Senate Finance Committee Tribute

    Senate Finance Committee Tribute

    The U.S. Capitol Historical Society hosted a tribute to the Senate Finance Committee. Present and past members discussed the…

  • Cost and Benefits of Federal Regulations

    Cost and Benefits of Federal Regulations

    Former Senator Blanche Lincoln (D-AR) and Robert Weissman debated the costs and benefits of federal regulations. Ms. Lincoln…

  • Debt Reduction and Federal Budget

    Debt Reduction and Federal Budget

    A bipartisan group of former U.S. Senate and House Budget Committee chairs and other members urged President Obama and…

  • Debt Ceiling Negotiations

    Debt Ceiling Negotiations

    Blanche Lincoln, former Democratic senator from Arkansas, talked about negotiations on raising the debt ceiling, and she also responded to…

  • Senator Blanche Lincoln Farewell Address

    Senator Blanche Lincoln Farewell Address

    Senator Blanche Lincoln (D-AR) delivered her farewell address to the Senate.

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate approved the compromise proposal to extend the tax cuts and began debate on the new Strategic Arms Reduction…

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Past Elections

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