Thomas Peter Lantos was an American politician who served as a U.S. Representative from California from 1981 until his death in 2008. A member of the Democratic Party, he represented the state's 11th congressional district until 1993 and from then the 12th congressional district, which both included the northern two-thirds of San Mateo County and a portion of the southwestern part of San Francisco after redistricting. Wikipedia*
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Tom Lantos has 539 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1981 House Proceeding. The year with the most videos was 2007 with 52 videos as a Democratic Representative for California's 12th district. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1984 with an average of 6,667 views per program. Most appearances with Nancy Pelosi (12), Susan Swain (7), Steny Hoyer (6). Most common tags: China, Iraq Occupation/Reconstruction (05/02/03-08/31/10), Persian Gulf War.