Carol Moseley Braun

Carol Elizabeth Moseley Braun, also sometimes Moseley-BraunMarja Mills, [ "The Humble Hyphen"], Chicago Times, March 14, 2003, explaining that Moseley Braun adopted the hyphenation on joining the Senate and dropped it 10 years later. , is an American diplomat, politician, and lawyer who represented Illinois in the United States Senate from 1993 to 1999. Prior to her Senate tenure, Moseley Braun was a member of the Illinois House of Representatives from 1979 to 1988 and served as Cook County Recorder of Deeds from 1988 to 1992. She was elected to the U.S. Senate in 1992 after defeating Senator Alan Dixon in a Democratic primary. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Carol Moseley Braun has 343 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1989 American Profile Interview as a Recorder of Deeds for the Cook County, IL. The year with the most videos was 1993 with 77 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2020 with an average of 7,828 views per program. Most appearances with John F. Kerry (32), Howard Dean M.D. (29), Richard A. Gephardt (28). Most common tags: Democratic Party, Gender Issues, Democratic National Convention.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2008 - Present Co-Chair, Advisory Committee, National Organization for Women

Videos: 1


U.S. Senator, D-IL January 3, 1993 - January 3, 1999 Videos: 284 Presidential Candidate, Democratic Party
c. February 15, 2003 - c. November 2, 2004 Videos: 41 Ambassador, New Zealand and Samoa, United States c. December 15, 1999 - c. December 15, 2001 Videos: 1 U.S. Senate Candidate,
c. March 18, 1992 - c. November 4, 1992 Videos: 6 Recorder of Deeds, Cook County, IL c. March 21, 1989 - c. November 4, 1992 Videos: 10

Recent Appearances

  • National World War I Memorial First Colors Ceremony

    National World War I Memorial First Colors Ceremony

    The United States World War I Centennial Commission marked the opening of the National World War I Memorial in Washington,…

  • Democratic National Convention, Day 2

    Democratic National Convention, Day 2

    Joe Biden was officially nominated for the presidency on day two of the Democratic National Convention. Due to social distancing…

  • Politics and Women's Rights

    Politics and Women's Rights

    Panelists talked about the prospects for an increase in the number of women elected to public office in the 2012 elections.…

  • Chicago Mayoral Debate

    Chicago Mayoral Debate

    Chicago mayoral candidates Migeul del Valle, Gery Chico, Carol Moseley-Braun, and Rahm Emanuel debated various issues.

  • Chicago Mayoral Debate

    Chicago Mayoral Debate

    Chicago mayoral candidates Gery Chico, Miguel del Vall, Carol Moseley Braun, and Rahm Emanuel debated various issues.

  • State of Feminism

    State of Feminism

    Kim Bottomly, Wellesley College President, former Senator Carol Moseley Braun, Amy Goodman, and college educator Susan…

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