Dean Malcolm Barkley is a lawyer and politician who briefly served as a United States Senator from Minnesota from 2002 to 2003. A founder and chair of the Minnesota Reform Party , he chaired Jesse Ventura's successful 1998 gubernatorial campaign; Ventura subsequently appointed him director of the state's Office of Strategic and Long Range Planning, and appointed Barkley to the U.S. Senate after the death of Paul Wellstone. Wikipedia*
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Dean Barkley has 17 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1994 Forum as a U.S. Senate Candidate for the Independence Party of Minnesota. The year with the most videos was 2002 with seven videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2008 with an average of 545 views per program. Most appearances with Al Franken (4), Norm Coleman (4), Nicholas Sabatine (3). Most common tags: Senate, Minnesota, Third Parties.