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Frank R. Wolf

Frank Rudolph Wolf is an American politician who represented in the United States House of Representatives, as a member of the Republican Party, from January 1981 to his retirement in January 2015. He announced in December 2013 that he would not run for re-election in 2014, and retired at the conclusion of his 17th term in office. At the time of his retirement, he was the dean of the state's congressional delegation, having served for 34 consecutive years. Wikipedia*

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Frank R. Wolf has 858 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1983 House Proceeding. The year with the most videos was 2009 with 63 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 9,473 views per program. Most appearances with Chris Smith (11), Steny Hoyer (5), Nancy Pelosi (5). Most common tags: Human Rights, China, Humanitarian Issues.

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U.S. Representative, R-VA 10th January 3, 1981 - January 3, 2015 Videos: 853

Recent Appearances

  • International Religious Freedom

    International Religious Freedom

    The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) discussed foreign policy recommendations for countries who violate…

  • Values Voter Summit, Afternoon Session

    Values Voter Summit, Afternoon Session

    The Family Research Council and other conservative organizations gathered in Washington, D.C. for the 12th annual Values Voter…

  • Religious Freedom in Nigeria and Iraq

    Religious Freedom in Nigeria and Iraq

    Former Representative Frank Wolf (R-VA) spoke about religious freedom conditions in Nigeria and Iraq. He talked about the…

  • House Session

    House Session

    Following one-minute speeches, the House began debate on H.J.Res. 124, a continuing resolution funding the federal…

  • Morning Hour

    Morning Hour

    The House convened for Morning Hour, with members permitted to speak on a variety of topics.

  • Congressional Career of Representative Frank Wolf

    Congressional Career of Representative Frank Wolf

    Representative Frank Wolf (R-VA), who was retiring at the at the conclusion of his 17th term in office, talked about his 33…

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Past Elections

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