John Edward Porter

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John Edward Porter has 438 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1984 Joint Meeting as a Republican Representative for Illinois's 10th district. The year with the most videos was 1989 with 63 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1998 with an average of 4,140 views per program. Most appearances with Arlen Specter (4), Ted Stevens (4), Bill Young (4). Most common tags: Federal Budget, Republican Party, Legislative Branch.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2010 - Present Co-Founder, Former Members of Congress for Common Ground Videos: 1 c. March 22, 2006 - Present Chairman, Research!America Videos: 2 c. January 8, 2004 - Present Co-Bureau Chief, Commission on Weak States and U.S. Natl. Security Videos: 1 c. January 21, 2001 - Present Attorney Videos: 0


U.S. Representative, R-IL 10th View Map January 22, 1980 - January 3, 2001 Videos: 430

Recent Appearances

  • Congressional Bipartisanship

    Congressional Bipartisanship

    Former Representatives John Porter (R-IL) and David Skaggs (D-CO) talked about their roles as co-founders of a group of more than 130…

  • National Health Care

    National Health Care

    Panelists talked about medical and health research. Topics included the national agenda issues; strategies for winning…

  • Science and Health in the 21st Century

    Science and Health in the 21st Century

    Federal research agency directors and private sector leaders discussed science and health issues of the 21st century. Topics…

  • Commission on Weak States Report

    Commission on Weak States Report

    The guests discussed international terrorism and U.S. national security issues. Their Commission released a report recommending…

  • Balancing the Federal Budget

    Balancing the Federal Budget

    Brookings Institution scholars talked about a report they are releasing today, “Restoring Fiscal Sanity: How to Balance the Budget.” The…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House debated the Conference Report on H.R. 4577.

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