Alan J. Dixon

Alan John Dixon was a Democratic politician who was elected to various Illinois state offices from 1951 to 1981 and served as United States Senator from Illinois from 1981 until 1993. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Alan J. Dixon has 289 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1983 Senate Committee as a Democratic Senator for Illinois. The year with the most videos was 1989 with 71 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 342 views per program. Most appearances with Bob Michel (3), George J. Mitchell (3), Bob Dole (2). Most common tags: Persian Gulf War, U.S. Economy, Federal Budget.

Appearances by Title:


Chair, Defense Base Closure and Realignment Cmsn. c. January 1, 1994 - c. December 31, 1995 Videos: 62 U.S. Senator, D-IL January 1, 1981 - January 1, 1993 Videos: 226

Recent Appearances

  • Federal Property Use Efficiency

    Federal Property Use Efficiency

    Witnesses testified on the efficiency of federal property use. They talked about an Obama administration proposal to save $3…

  • Military Base Closure Report

    Military Base Closure Report

    Chairman Dixon talked to reporters about the Defense Base Closure Commission’s report, which the president will receive…

  • Washington Thursday Journal

    Washington Thursday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists,…

  • Military Base Closings Part 5

    Military Base Closings Part 5

    Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, New Hampshire and Maryland delegations opposed proposals to close or cut back operations…

  • Military Base Closings Part 2

    Military Base Closings Part 2

    Congressional delegations from Alaska and Arkansas testified on proposals to close or cut back operations at military bases…

  • Military Base Closings Part 3

    Military Base Closings Part 3

    The California congressional delegation opposed proposals to close or cut back operations at military bases in their state.…

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Historical Member of Congress Record

Former Ideology Rankings

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

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