James M. Abdnor

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James M. Abdnor has five videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1983 Joint Committee. The year with the most videos was 1986 with four videos.

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U.S. Senator, R-SD January 3, 1981 - January 3, 1987 Videos: 5 U.S. Representative, R-SD 2nd January 3, 1973 - January 3, 1981 Videos: 0

Recent Appearances

  • South Dakota Senate Debate

    South Dakota Senate Debate

    Senator James Abdnor and Representative Tom Daschle debated issues important to South Dakota.

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    After five minute speeches, the Senate discussed H.J.738, Continuing Resolution and other bills. Note: This is an incomplete…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    After Morning Business, the Senate debated S.2878, Anti Drug Abuse Act of 1986. Note: This is not a complete session.

  • Agriculture Programs

    Agriculture Programs

    Senator James Abdnor talked about how the federal farm programs have affected South Dakota.

  • Telecommunications Issues

    Telecommunications Issues

    Witnesses testified on issues in the telecommunications field including access, cost and competitiveness.

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