Nick Rahall II

Nicholas Joseph Rahall II is an American former politician and member of the Democratic Party who served as a U.S. Representative from West Virginia from 1977 to 2015. He is the longest-serving member ever of the United States House of Representatives from the state of West Virginia. Wikipedia*

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Nick Rahall II has 398 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1985 House Highlight as a Democratic Representative for West Virginia's 4th district. The year with the most videos was 2010 with 32 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2009 with an average of 8,424 views per program. Most appearances with Jay Rockefeller IV (6), Edward J. Markey (4), John D. Dingell Jr. (4). Most common tags: West Virginia, Transportation, House of Representatives.

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U.S. Representative, D-WV 3rd January 5, 1993 - January 3, 2015 Videos: 341 U.S. Representative, D-WV 4th January 3, 1977 - January 5, 1993 Videos: 57

Recent Appearances

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House passed, 230-182, H.R. 5781, the California Emergency Drought Relief Act, and rejected a Democratic motion to…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House convened for a legislative session.

  • Federal Aviation Programs and Policies

    Federal Aviation Programs and Policies

    Government, industry, and labor officials testified at a House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee hearing on the…

  • West Virginia 3rd Congressional District Debate

    West Virginia 3rd Congressional District Debate

    Incumbent Representative Nick Rahall (D) and his challenger, State Senator Evan Jenkins (R), faced off in a debate in West…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House held a vote series on amendments, a motion to recommit, and final passage of H.R. 5078, the EPA water jurisdiction…

  • House Session, Part 1

    House Session, Part 1

    The House convened for a legislative session. Republican leaders cancelled a vote on emergency supplemental funding…

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Past Elections

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