Collin Peterson

Collin Clark Peterson is an American politician, member of the Minnesota Democratic–Farmer–Labor Party, the U.S. Representative for MN-7, and the most senior representative from Minnesota, serving since 1991. He is the chair of the House Committee on Agriculture as of the start of the 116th Congress and is the dean of the Minnesota congressional delegation. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Collin Peterson has 247 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1991 House Proceeding. The year with the most videos was 1995 with 28 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2009 with an average of 2,082 views per program. Most appearances with Gary Condit (7), Blanche Lambert Lincoln (6), John Tanner (5). Most common tags: Budget Reconciliation, Banking & Financial Markets, Regulation.

Appearances by Title:January 3, 1991 - Present U.S. Representative, D-MN 7th Videos: 247

Recent Appearances

  • Veteran Food Insecurity

    Veteran Food Insecurity

    Federal officials and non-profit organization leaders testified about food insecurity among the veteran population before…

  • Federal Farm and Disaster Programs

    Federal Farm and Disaster Programs

    Bill Northey, Department of Agriculture undersecretary for farm and conservation programs, testified at a joint House…

  • State of the Rural Economy

    State of the Rural Economy

    Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue testified before the House Agriculture Committee on the state of the rural economy.…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House passed the final version of the House-Senate compromise of the farm bill. The legislation sets a five-year…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House considered a bill removing the gray wolf from the endangered species list.

  • Minnesota 7th Congressional District Debate

    Minnesota 7th Congressional District Debate

    Candidates in Minnesota’s 7th Congressional District race, incumbent Representative Collin Peterson (D) and challenger Dave…

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