Kay R Hagan

Janet Kay Ruthven Hagan was an American lawyer, banking executive, and politician who served as a United States Senator from North Carolina from 2009 to 2015. A member of the Democratic Party, she previously served in the North Carolina Senate from 1999 to 2009. By defeating Republican Elizabeth Dole in the 2008 election, she became the first woman to defeat an incumbent woman in a U.S. Senate election. She ran for reelection in 2014 but lost to Republican Thom Tillis, Speaker of the North Carolina House of Representatives, in a close race. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Kay R Hagan has 226 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2008 Forum as a State Senator for North Carolina. The year with the most videos was 2009 with 51 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 14,795 views per program. Most appearances with Joe Biden (3), Barack Obama (3), John F. Kerry (2). Most common tags: North Carolina, Senate, Emergency Preparedness.

Appearances by Title:c. November 5, 2008 - Present U.S. Senator-Elect, North Carolina
D-North Carolina

Videos: 2 c. January 1, 2000 - Present State Senator, North Carolina
D-North Carolina

Videos: 1


U.S. Senator, D-NC January 6, 2009 - January 3, 2015 Videos: 223

Recent Appearances

  • <em>Broad Influence</em>

    Broad Influence

    Jay Newton-Small spoke with former Senator Kay Hagen (D-NC) about her book Broad Influence: How Women Are Changing the Way…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate cleared, by unanimous consent, a resolution continuing current federal funding for two days, giving the chamber…

  • Senator Kay Hagan Concession Speech

    Senator Kay Hagan Concession Speech

    Senator Kay Hagan (D-NC) spoke to supporters following her defeat in the 2014 North Carolina U.S. Senate election. She was…

  • North Carolina Senate Debate

    North Carolina Senate Debate

    Senator Kay Hagan (D-NC) and Speaker of the House Thom Tillis (R-NC) met in their second debate in North Carolina’s U.S.…

  • Secretary Hagel and General Dempsey on ISIS Threat

    Secretary Hagel and General Dempsey on ISIS Threat

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair Martin Dempsey testified on President Obama’s strategy for combating ISIS*…

  • North Carolina Senate Debate

    North Carolina Senate Debate

    North Carolina Senate candidates Senator Kay Hagan (D) and Thom Tillis (R) debated various issues. This was their first…

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Historical Member of Congress Record

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Former Ideology Rankings
Past Elections

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

Historic election results compiled from data found on FEC.gov


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    • Voting Record: NAN%
    • Votes Against Party Majority: 0

Floor Activity

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