Jack Brooks

Jack Bascom Brooks was a Democratic lawmaker from Beaumont, Texas, who served in the U.S. House of Representatives for 42 years. Defeated in 1994, Brooks was the most senior Representative ever to have lost a general election for the U.S. House. Wikipedia*

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Jack Brooks has 222 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1964 Compiled Program as a Democratic Representative for Texas's 2nd district. The year with the most videos was 1994 with 31 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1984 with an average of 8,864 views per program. Most appearances with Chuck Schumer (4), Richard A. Gephardt (3), Bill Clinton (3). Most common tags: Democratic Party, Crime, Environment.

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U.S. Representative, D-TX 9th View Map January 10, 1967 - January 3, 1995 Videos: 216 U.S. Representative, D-TX 2nd January 3, 1953 - January 9, 1967 Videos: 3

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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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