Kweisi Mfume

Kweisi Mfume is an American politician who is currently serving as the U.S. representative for Maryland's 7th congressional district, first serving from 1987 to 1996, and again since 2020. A member of the Democratic Party, Mfume first left his seat to become the president and CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People , a position he held from 1996 to 2004. In 2006, he ran for the U.S. Senate seat that was being vacated by Paul Sarbanes, narrowly losing the Democratic primary election to Ben Cardin. Mfume returned to his former House seat in 2020 after it was left vacant by the death of Elijah Cummings. Wikipedia*

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Kweisi Mfume has 320 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1987 House Highlight as a Democratic Representative for Maryland's 7th district. The year with the most videos was 1994 with 46 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2012 with an average of 11,250 views per program. Most appearances with Jesse Jackson (18), Charles B. Rangel (11), Donald M. Payne (11). Most common tags: African Americans, Minorities, Race Relations.

Appearances by Title:May 5, 2020 - Present U.S. Representative, D-MD 7th

Videos: 52


U.S. Representative, D-MD 7th January 3, 1987 - February 15, 1996 Videos: 203 President and CEO, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People c. February 20, 1996 - c. December 31, 2004 Videos: 65

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