Carol Moseley Braun

Carol Elizabeth Moseley Braun, also sometimes Moseley-Braun , is an American politician and lawyer who represented Illinois in the United States Senate from 1993 to 1999. She was the first female African-American Senator, the first African-American U.S. Senator for the Democratic Party, the first woman to defeat an incumbent U.S. Senator in an election, and the first female Senator from Illinois. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Carol Moseley Braun has 333 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1989 American Profile Interview as a Recorder of Deeds for the Cook County, IL. The year with the most videos was 1993 with 77 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2004 with an average of 1,224 views per program as a Presidential Candidate for the Democratic Party. Most appearances with John F. Kerry (31), Howard Dean M.D. (29), Richard A. Gephardt (28). Most common tags: Democratic Party, Gender Issues, African Americans.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2008 - Present Co-Chair, Advisory Committee, National Organization for Women Videos: 1

Previously

U.S. Senator, D-IL View Map January 3, 1993 - January 3, 1999 Videos: 274 Presidential Candidate, Democratic Party
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c. February 15, 2003 - c. November 2, 2004 Videos: 41 Ambassador, New Zealand and Samoa, United States c. December 15, 1999 - c. December 15, 2001 Videos: 1 U.S. Senate Candidate,
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c. March 18, 1992 - c. November 4, 1992 Videos: 6 Recorder of Deeds, Cook County, IL c. March 21, 1989 - c. November 4, 1992 Videos: 10

Recent Appearances

  • Politics and Women's Rights

    Politics and Women's Rights

    Panelists talked about the prospects for an increase in the number of women elected to public office in the 2012 elections.…

  • Chicago Mayoral Debate

    Chicago Mayoral Debate

    Chicago mayoral candidates Migeul del Valle, Gery Chico, Carol Moseley-Braun, and Rahm Emanuel debated various issues.

  • Chicago Mayoral Debate

    Chicago Mayoral Debate

    Chicago mayoral candidates Gery Chico, Miguel del Vall, Carol Moseley Braun, and Rahm Emanuel debated various issues.

  • State of Feminism

    State of Feminism

    Kim Bottomly, Wellesley College President, former Senator Carol Moseley Braun, Amy Goodman, and college educator Susan…

  • Carol Moseley Braun Oral History Interview

    Carol Moseley Braun Oral History Interview

    Former Senator Carol Moseley Braun (D-IL) talked about her early political career before her 1992 election to the Senate. She was the…

  • 2004 Democratic National Convention, Day 2 Evening

    2004 Democratic National Convention, Day 2 Evening

    On the second day of the Democratic National Convention in Boston, MA, party leaders, former presidential candidates and others spoke about…

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