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Dave Brat

David Alan Brat is an American economist and member of the United States House of Representatives, serving Virginia's 7th congressional district since 2014. Prior to his election to Congress, Brat was a professor at Randolph–Macon College. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Dave Brat has 66 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2014 Debate as a Professor. The year with the most videos was 2015 with 25 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2017 with an average of 1,881 views per program. Most appearances with Mark Meadows (5), Jim Jordan (5), John McArdle (3). Most common tags: Federal Budget, Tax Policy, House of Representatives.

Appearances by Title:November 12, 2014 - Present U.S. Representative, R-VA 7th View Map Videos: 64 c. August 1, 1996 - Present Professor, Economics, Randolph-Macon College Videos: 1 c. January 1, 2005 - Present Chair, Economics and Business Department, Randolph-Macon College Videos: 0


U.S. Representative-Elect,
November 4, 2014 - November 12, 2014 Videos: 1

Recent Appearances

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House approved a fiscal year 2019 spending bill that covers the Department of Veterans Affairs, military construction,…

  • Summer Reading with Representative Dave Brat

    Summer Reading with Representative Dave Brat

    Representative Dave Brat (R-VA) shared his summer reading list with BookTV.

  • Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Resolution Markup, Day 1

    Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Resolution Markup, Day 1

    The House Budget Committee gathered for its first of two days of scheduled meetings to consider legislation for the 2019…

  • Small Business Workforce

    Small Business Workforce

    Small business owners testified before a House subcommittee about workforce shortages in their industries. The witnesses…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House passed bills dealing with the nation’s opioid epidemic, including housing for recovering addicts, shipments of…

  • House Session, Part 3

    House Session, Part 3

    The House voted on bills debated previously under suspension of the rules.

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District Map Ideology Rankings

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