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Henry Waxman

Henry Arnold Waxman is an American politician who served as a U.S. representative from California from 1975 to 2015. He is a member of the Democratic Party. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Henry Waxman has 1,021 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1983 House Proceeding as a Democratic Representative for California's 24th district. The year with the most videos was 2009 with 77 videos as a Democratic Representative for California's 30th district. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2010 with an average of 9,270 views per program. Most appearances with John D. Dingell Jr. (19), Nancy Pelosi (19), Edward J. Markey (15). Most common tags: Health Care, Energy Policy, Federal Budget.

Appearances by Title:


U.S. Representative, D-CA 33rd January 3, 2013 - January 3, 2015 Videos: 119 U.S. Representative, D-CA 30th January 7, 2003 - January 3, 2013 Videos: 485 U.S. Representative, D-CA 29th January 5, 1993 - January 7, 2003 Videos: 310 U.S. Representative, D-CA 24th January 3, 1975 - January 5, 1993 Videos: 101

Recent Appearances

  • Former Representative Waxman at Health Care Policy Conference

    Former Representative Waxman at Health Care Policy Conference

    Former Representatie Henry Waxman (D-CA) spoke at a health care conference at American University’s Washington College of…

  • Genetically Modified Food

    Genetically Modified Food

    Food and Drug Administration (FDA) official Michael Landa testified at a hearing on the regulation of genetically modified food ingredients. In the…

  • House Session

    House Session

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

  • Takata Airbag Defects

    Takata Airbag Defects

    Automaker executives and federal safety officials testified at a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee hearing on defects…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House convened for a legislative session. Members delivered Special Order speeches. Earlier, the chamber passed H.R.…

  • House Session

    House Session

    House members debated four bills under suspension of the rules and passed H.R. 4012, which requires the EPA to disclose the…

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Historical Member of Congress Record

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Past Elections

Ideology data is based on DW-NOMINATE statistics developed by Keith Poole and Howard Rosenthal. More information can be found at Voteview .

Historic election results compiled from data found on FEC.gov


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