Jim Risch

James Elroy Risch is an American politician serving as the junior United States Senator from Idaho since 2009. A member of the Republican Party, he previously served as Lieutenant Governor of Idaho from 2003 to 2006 and again from 2007 to 2009 and as Governor of Idaho from 2006 until 2007. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Jim Risch has 218 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2006 Forum as a Governor. The year with the most videos was 2017 with 38 videos. Most appearances with Orrin Hatch (5), Jeff Sessions (5), Lamar Alexander (4). Most common tags: Senate, Idaho, 111th Congress.

Appearances by Title:January 6, 2009 - Present U.S. Senator, R-ID View Map Videos: 214

Previously

Governor,
R-Idaho
c. May 26, 2006 - c. January 1, 2007 Videos: 2 Lieutenant Governor, Idaho
R
c. January 1, 2007 - c. January 3, 2009 Videos: 2

Recent Appearances

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate fell short of the 67 votes needed to override President Trump’s veto of a joint war powers resolution ending U.S.…

  • Humanitarian Aid for Syria

    Humanitarian Aid for Syria

    The Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a hearing on the importance of continued humanitarian aid for Syria. Witnesses…

  • Department of State Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Request

    Department of State Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Request

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on his department’s fiscal year 2020 budget…

  • AIPAC Conference, Members of Congress

    AIPAC Conference, Members of Congress

    During this portion of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) annual conference, speakers included Representatives…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    In a 54-46 vote, the Senate passed a resolution to end U.S. military involvement in Yemen’s civil war. All Democratic…

  • Political Situation in Venezuela

    Political Situation in Venezuela

    The Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere held a hearing on U.S. relations with Venezuela amid that…

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