James Jeffords

James Merrill "Jim" Jeffords was a U.S. Senator from Vermont. Sworn into the Senate in 1989, he served as a Republican until 2001, when he left the party to become an Independent and began caucusing with the Democrats. Wikipedia*

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James Jeffords has 653 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1983 Call-In as a Republican Representative for Vermont's 1st district. The year with the most videos was 2001 with 55 videos as a Republican Senator for Vermont. Most appearances with Ted Kennedy (14), Trent Lott (9), Jeff Bingaman (8). Most common tags: Senate, Education Policy, Federal Programs.

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Previously

U.S. Senator, I-VT View Map June 6, 2001 - January 3, 2007 Videos: 126 U.S. Senator, R-VT View Map January 3, 1989 - June 5, 2001 Videos: 472 c. September 30, 2002 - c. September 30, 2002 Videos: 1 c. August 28, 2002 - c. August 28, 2002 Videos: 1 c. April 5, 2002 - c. April 5, 2002 Videos: 1 c. November 9, 2001 - c. November 9, 2001 Videos: 1 c. July 19, 2001 - c. July 19, 2001 Videos: 1 U.S. Representative, R-VT 1st January 3, 1975 - January 3, 1989 Videos: 48

Recent Appearances

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate convenes and begins a period of morning business. 2:00 p.m.: The Senate begins consideration of H.R. 5384, the…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and began a period of morning business. Thereafter, the Senate resumed consideration of H.R. 6061, the…

  • Tribute to Senator Jeffords

    Tribute to Senator Jeffords

    Retiring Senator Jeffords delivered his final speech on the U.S. Senate floor. He talked about his experiences and thanked…

  • Supreme Court Decision on Clean Water Act

    Supreme Court Decision on Clean Water Act

    Witnesses testified about the effect of the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in the joint cases of Rapanos v. United States and Carabell…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate convened and began a period of morning business. Thereafter, the Senate resumed consideration of S. 728, the…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate resumed consideration en bloc of the Stem Cell Bills. The Senate passed S.3504, Fetus Farming Prohibition Act of…

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