Kit Bond

Christopher Samuel "Kit" Bond is a former United States Senator from Missouri and a member of the Republican Party. First elected to the U.S. Senate in 1986, he defeated Democrat Harriett Woods by a margin of 53%-47%. He was re-elected in 1992, 1998, and 2004. On January 8, 2009, he announced that he would not seek re-election to a fifth term in 2010, and was succeeded by current Senator Roy Blunt on January 3, 2011. Following his retirement from the Senate, Bond became a partner at Thompson Coburn. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Kit Bond has 988 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1986 Interview. The year with the most videos was 2008 with 72 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2010 with an average of 8,340 views per program. Most appearances with Bob Dole (9), Pete V. Domenici (7), Orrin Hatch (7). Most common tags: Federal Budget, Highway Transportation, Intelligence.

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U.S. Senator, R-MO View Map January 6, 1987 - January 4, 2011 Videos: 986

Recent Appearances

  • Housing Policy

    Housing Policy

    Members of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Housing Commission talked about the findings of their report calling for the…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

  • New START Treaty

    New START Treaty

    Senator Jon Kyl and other Republican senators talked to reporters and answered questions about the new Strategic Arms…

  • Senator Bond Farewell Speech

    Senator Bond Farewell Speech

    Senator Kit Bond (R-MO) gave a farewell address in the Senate.

  • Senate Session, Part 1

    Senate Session, Part 1

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate failed to move forward on several measures, one dealing with immigration and another that creates a fund for…

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Historical Member of Congress Record

Former District Map Former Ideology Rankings

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

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