Edolphus Towns

Edolphus Towns, Jr. is an American politician who served in the United States House of Representatives from 1983 to 2013. A Democrat from New York, Towns was Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee from 2009 to 2011. Wikipedia*

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Edolphus Towns has 282 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1983 House Committee as a Democratic Representative for New York's 11th district. The year with the most videos was 2009 with 44 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2011 with an average of 8,488 views per program. Most appearances with Maxine Waters (4), Chuck Schumer (3), Eleanor Holmes Norton (2). Most common tag: African Americans.

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Previously

U.S. Representative, D-NY 10th January 5, 1993 - January 3, 2013 Videos: 250 U.S. Representative, D-NY 11th January 3, 1983 - January 4, 1993 Videos: 25

Recent Appearances

  • House Session, Part 1

    House Session, Part 1

    The U.S. House of Representatives convened for a legislative session.

  • Morning Hour

    Morning Hour

    During Morning Hour, any member may speak for up to five minutes on any topic. When no additional members seek recognition,…

  • Contempt Proceedings Against Attorney General Holder, Part 1

    Contempt Proceedings Against Attorney General Holder, Part 1

    The House Oversight and Government Reform Committee met to consider a report holding Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress. The…

  • Income Tax Policy

    Income Tax Policy

    Witnesses testified about the estimated $385 billion gap between what people owe in federal taxes and what the Internal…

  • Food Stamp Fraud by Retail Business

    Food Stamp Fraud by Retail Business

    Witnesses testified on food stamp fraud committed by retailers.

  • Morning Hour

    Morning Hour

    During Morning Hour, any member may speak for up to five minutes on any topic. When no additional members seek recognition,…

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

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