Doc Hastings

Richard Norman "Doc" Hastings is an American politician and member of the Republican Party who served as the U.S. Representative for from 1995 until his retirement in 2015. The district includes much of central Washington including the Tri-Cities, Yakima, and Moses Lake. The most conservative Republican in Washington's Congressional delegation, he chaired the House Committee on Ethics from 2005 to 2007 and chaired the House Committee on Natural Resources from 2011 to his leaving office. Wikipedia*

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Doc Hastings has 464 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1984 Forum as a State Representative for the Washington (State). The year with the most videos was 2007 with 55 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 9,407 views per program. Most appearances with John A. Boehner (4), Fred Upton (3), Dave Camp (3). Most common tags: Oil and Gas, U.S. Economy, Ethics.

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U.S. Representative, R-WA 4th January 3, 1995 - January 3, 2015 Videos: 463 State Representative, Washington (State) c. January 2, 1979 - c. January 2, 1987 Videos: 1

Recent Appearances

  • House Session, Part 1

    House Session, Part 1

    The House convened for a legislative session. They held a few procedural votes then went into recess.

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House passed, 230-182, H.R. 5781, the California Emergency Drought Relief Act, and rejected a Democratic motion to…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House debated debated H.R. 5781, a bill which would provide drought relief to California. Members also debated a series…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House convened for a legislative session. They passed H.R. 5759, a bill that would nullify President Obama’s immigration…

  • House Session, Part 3

    House Session, Part 3

    After two recorded votes, members of the Congressional Black Caucus came to the House floor to deliver special order…

  • House Session, Part 2

    House Session, Part 2

    The House debated 10 bills under suspension of the rules, as well as a bill requiring the Homeland Security Department to…

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Past Elections

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