Tom Carper

Thomas Richard Carper is an American politician serving as the senior United States Senator from Delaware, having held the seat since 2001. A member of the Democratic Party, Carper served in the United States House of Representatives from 1983 to 1993 and was the 71st governor of Delaware from 1993 to 2001. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Tom Carper has 1,421 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1983 House Proceeding as a Democratic Representative. The year with the most videos was 2017 with 93 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1984 with an average of 13,177 views per program. Most appearances with John M. Engler (19), George V Voinovich (18), Tommy Thompson (18). Most common tags: State Politics, Delaware, Education Policy.

Appearances by Title:December 1, 2000 - Present U.S. Senator, D-DE View Map

Videos: 1,193


c. August 17, 1993 - c. November 1, 2000 Videos: 84 U.S. Representative, D-DE January 3, 1983 - January 3, 1993 Videos: 140

Recent Appearances

  • Senate Session, Part 1

    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate confirmed Lynne Tracy to be U.S. ambassador to Russia. Lawmakers also debated the $1.7 trillion omnibus spending…

  • Senate Session, Part 2

    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate confirmed Agnes Schaefer to be assistant secretary of the Army for Manpower and Reserve Affairs. Lawmakers continued…

  • Presidential Town Hall on Veterans Benefits

    Presidential Town Hall on Veterans Benefits

    President Biden gave remarks on benefits of the PACT Act, which provides improved health care access to veterans exposed to toxic burn pits. The event took…

  • Hearing on Reducing Plastic Waste

    Hearing on Reducing Plastic Waste

    Plastic, recycling industry, and environmental science executives discussed the pros and cons of plastic use while…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate confirmed the nomination of Tamika Montgomery-Reeves to be a judge for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third…

  • Senate Session, Part 1

    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate voted to limit debate on the nomination of Frances Kay Behm to be a U.S. district judge for the Eastern District…

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Past Elections

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