Mike Johanns

Michael Owen Johanns is an American attorney and politician who served as a United States Senator from Nebraska, from 2009 to 2015. He served as the 38th Governor of Nebraska from 1999 until 2005, and he was chair of the Midwestern Governors Association in 2002. In 2005, he was appointed by President George W. Bush to serve as the Secretary of Agriculture, where he served from 2005 to 2007, becoming the fourth Nebraskan to hold that position. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Mike Johanns has 350 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1998 Debate as a Gubernatorial Candidate. The year with the most videos was 2009 with 96 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 9,101 views per program. Most appearances with Mitch McConnell (8), Lamar Alexander (5), John Thune (5). Most common tags: Agriculture, Health Care, Nebraska.

Appearances by Title:c. January 7, 1999 - Present Governor,

Videos: 12


U.S. Senator, R-NE January 6, 2009 - January 3, 2015 Videos: 308 Secretary, Department of Agriculture c. January 21, 2005 - c. September 20, 2007 Videos: 28 Gubernatorial Candidate,
c. August 15, 1998 - c. November 3, 1998 Videos: 2

Recent Appearances

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate considered a House-passed defense authorization bill, which authorized $585 billion for defense programs for 2015.

  • Senate Session, Part 2

    Senate Session, Part 2

    After a period of morning business, the Senate debated bills and nominees. They approved two of President Obama’s…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate convened for debate and voted on several nominations. Senator James Rockefeller IV delivered his farewell speech.

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate was in a period of morning business, with senators allowed to speak on a variety of topics. Earlier, Senators…

  • Federal Government Response to Ebola

    Federal Government Response to Ebola

    The Senate Appropriations Committee held a hearing about ongoing federal government efforts to protect Americans from the…

  • Veterans' Health Care System

    Veterans' Health Care System

    Witnesses testified at a Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee hearing on the overall state of the VA health care system and…

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Historical Member of Congress Record

Former District Map
Former Ideology Rankings

Ideology data is based on DW-NOMINATE statistics developed by Keith Poole and Howard Rosenthal. More information can be found at Voteview .


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Floor Activity

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