John Ashcroft

John David Ashcroft is an American lawyer, lobbyist, and former politician who served as the 79th U.S. Attorney General in the George W. Bush Administration, Senator from Missouri, and Governor of Missouri. He later founded the Ashcroft Group, a Washington D.C. lobbying firm. Wikipedia*

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John Ashcroft has 554 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1985 Meeting as a Governor. The year with the most videos was 2001 with 75 videos as an Attorney General for the Department of Justice. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2010 with an average of 1,121 views per program. Most appearances with Robert S. Mueller III (30), Roy Romer (25), Carroll Campbell Jr. (23). Most common tags: Terrorism, Law Enforcement, Homeland (Domestic) Security.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2018 - c. Present Chair, National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund

Videos: 1 c. July 1, 2005 - Present Distinguished Professor, Center for Law and Justice, CBN University

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Attorney General, Department of Justice c. January 20, 2001 - c. December 31, 2005 Videos: 183 U.S. Senator, R-MO January 4, 1995 - January 3, 2001 Videos: 289 Governor,
c. January 1, 1985 - c. January 20, 1995 Videos: 79

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