Ben Nelson

Earl Benjamin Nelson is an American former politician, businessman, and lawyer. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as the 37th Governor of Nebraska from 1991 to 1999, and as a United States Senator from Nebraska from 2001 to 2013. Wikipedia*

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Ben Nelson has 335 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1991 State Legislature as a Governor for Nebraska. The year with the most videos was 2009 with 35 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2010 with an average of 5,772 views per program. Most appearances with Roy Romer (13), Tommy Thompson (11), Carroll Campbell Jr. (9). Most common tags: Nebraska, State Politics, Iraq Occupation/Reconstruction (05/02/03-08/31/10).

Appearances by Title:January 18, 2013 - Present Chief Executive Officer, National Association of Insurance Commissioners Videos: 1


U.S. Senator, D-NE View Map January 5, 2001 - January 3, 2013 Videos: 281 U.S. Senate Candidate,
c. January 1, 1996 - c. November 2, 1996 Videos: 11 Governor, Nebraska
c. January 31, 1991 - c. November 5, 1996 Videos: 42

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