Dean Heller

Dean Arthur Heller is the senior United States Senator from Nevada and a member of the Republican Party. Heller was elected by the voters of the State of Nevada to the Senate seat in 2012 election and had previously and continuously held the seat after being appointed in 2011 by Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval after the resignation of John Ensign following his resignation as a member of the United States House of Representatives, representing from 2007 to 2011. Prior to that he served as Secretary of State of Nevada and a member of the Nevada Assembly . He became the dean of Nevada's Congressional Delegation when his Senate colleague Harry Reid retired in 2017. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Dean Heller has 226 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2004 Call-In as a Secretary of State for Nevada. The year with the most videos was 2014 with 37 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2010 with an average of 28,634 views per program as a Republican Representative for Nevada's 2nd district. Most appearances with Orrin Hatch (3), Bill Nelson (2), William "Bill" A. Galston (2). Most common tags: U.S. Economy, Election 2004, Election Procedures.

Appearances by Title:May 9, 2011 - Present U.S. Senator, R-NV View Map Videos: 176 c. November 4, 2003 - Present Secretary of State, Nevada Videos: 2


U.S. Representative, R-NV 2nd View Map January 3, 2007 - May 9, 2011 Videos: 48

Recent Appearances

  • Tax Reform

    Tax Reform

    The Senate Finance Committee, which writes tax policy, heard testimony from former Treasury Department officials at a…

  • Fiscal Year 2018 Veterans Affairs Budget

    Fiscal Year 2018 Veterans Affairs Budget

    Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin testified before the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee on President Trump’s fiscal…

  • HHS Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Request

    HHS Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Request

    Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price testified before the Senate Finance Committee on the president’s proposed 2018…

  • FAA Reauthorization

    FAA Reauthorization

    Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao testified before the Senate Commerce, Science & Transportation Committee on the future of the…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate unanimously passed a resolution commemorating the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem. Senators…

  • Treasury Department Budget and Tax Reform

    Treasury Department Budget and Tax Reform

    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin defended President Trump’s fiscal year 2018 budget request for his department before the Senate…

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