Debbie Stabenow

Deborah Ann Stabenow is an American politician serving as the senior United States Senator from Michigan, a seat she was first elected to in 2000. A member of the Democratic Party, she became the state's first female U.S. senator after defeating Republican incumbent Spencer Abraham. Before her election to the Senate, she was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, representing Michigan's 8th congressional district from 1997 to 2001. Previously she served on the Ingham County Board of Commissioners and in the Michigan State Legislature. Wikipedia*

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Debbie Stabenow has 1,397 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1990 Forum as a Director for the Women, Infants and Children Program. The year with the most videos was 2009 with 105 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 12,699 views per program. Most appearances with Chuck Schumer (142), Dick Durbin (79), Patty Murray (77). Most common tags: Washington Politics, Federal Budget, Democratic Party.

Appearances by Title:January 3, 2001 - January 3, 2025 U.S. Senator, D-MI View Map

Videos: 1,307


U.S. Representative, D-MI 8th January 7, 1997 - January 3, 2001 Videos: 85 U.S. Representative Candidate,
c. June 12, 1996 - c. November 5, 1996 Videos: 3 State Representative,
c. October 5, 1993 - c. June 12, 1996 Videos: 1 Director, Women, Infants and Children Program c. June 14, 1990 - c. October 5, 1993 Videos: 1

Recent Appearances

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate passed the House-passed debt limit and federal spending bill by 63-36 vote, after defeating the offered 10…

  • Senate Democratic Agenda

    Senate Democratic Agenda

    Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said the debt ceiling may not be perfect, but “moving forward on this agreement is the sensible,…

  • Senate Session, Part 2

    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate voted to limit debate on the nomination of Bradley Garcia to be U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals judge for the…

  • Senate Democratic Agenda

    Senate Democratic Agenda

    Following their weekly caucus luncheon, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and leadership colleagues spoke about…

  • Senate Hearing on House Republican Debt Plan

    Senate Hearing on House Republican Debt Plan

    “By my best calculation, June 8 will be the day when Treasury can’t pay its bills,” said Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody’s Analytics. He and other…

  • Physicians Testify on Mental Health Access

    Physicians Testify on Mental Health Access

    Physicians and mental health advocates testified at a Senate Finance Committee hearing on barriers to care, specifically challenges…

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