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 217 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1984 House Committee. The year with the most videos was 1994 with 31 videos. Most appearances with Chuck Schumer (4), Richard A. Gephardt (3), Bill Clinton (3). Most common tags: Democratic Party, Crime, Environment.