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Ben Sasse

Benjamin Eric Sasse is an American academic administrator and politician who is the president of the University of Florida. He served as a United States senator from Nebraska from 2015 to 2023 and is a member of the Republican Party. Wikipedia*

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Ben Sasse has 237 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2014 Debate as a U.S. Senate Candidate. The year with the most videos was 2017 with 46 videos. Most appearances with John Cornyn (6), Lindsey Graham (5), Joni Ernst (5). Most common tags: Senate, Gorsuch, Neil, Russian Federation.

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U.S. Senator, R-NE January 3, 2015 - January 8, 2023 Videos: 235 President, Midland University c. October 1, 2009 - December 31, 2014 Videos: 1 U.S. Senate Candidate,
c. January 1, 2014 - November 4, 2014 Videos: 1

Recent Appearances

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    Following Chaplain Barry Black’s opening prayer, newly-elected members of the 118th Congress were sworn in. Senator Ben…

  • Hearing on Oversight of Federal Bureau of Prisons

    Hearing on Oversight of Federal Bureau of Prisons

    Colette Peters, director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons, testified on oversight of the agency before the Senate Judiciary Committee.…

  • Senate Session, Part 1

    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate resumed consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R.6833, the legislative vehicle for the continuing resolution.

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate continued work on judicial nominations, including confirming Sarah Merriam’s nomination to the U.S. Court of…

  • FBI Oversight Hearing

    FBI Oversight Hearing

    FBI Director Christopher Wray focused on the rise in violent crime during a Senate Judiciary Committee oversight hearing, stressing to…

  • Treasury Department Fiscal Year 2023 Budget Request

    Treasury Department Fiscal Year 2023 Budget Request

    Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen acknowledged the U.S. is dealing with what she labeled “unacceptable levels of inflation” and expects it to…

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