James L. Oberstar

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James L. Oberstar has 624 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1981 House Proceeding. The year with the most videos was 2007 with 48 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2009 with an average of 5,917 views per program. Most appearances with Don Young (6), Steny Hoyer (6), Barbara Boxer (6). Most common tags: Transportation, Air Transportation, Highway Transportation.

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U.S. Representative, D-MN 8th January 3, 1975 - January 4, 2011 Videos: 617

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  • House Session, Part 2

    House Session, Part 2

    The House considered several suspension bills including a suspension bill re-designating the Longfellow National Historic Site as…

  • Representative Oberstar Farewell and Tributes

    Representative Oberstar Farewell and Tributes

    Representative James Oberstar (D-MN) delivered a farewell address to the House and received several tributes by colleagues…

  • House Session

    House Session

    Members debated the recommendation by the House ethics committee to censure Representative Charlie Rangel (D-NY) for…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House approved federal spending through Saturday, December 18, 2010.

  • Congressional Career of James Oberstar

    Congressional Career of James Oberstar

    House Transportation Committee Chairman Jim Oberstar (D-MN) talked about his 18-term career in the House of Representatives…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House passed a bill to fund the federal government through December 3, 2010.

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