Jim Mattox

James Albon Mattox was a Dallas lawyer and Texas Democratic politician who served three terms in the United States House of Representatives and two four-year terms as state Attorney General, but lost high profile races for Governor in 1990, the U.S. Senate in 1994, and again as attorney general in 1998. He was known as the "people's lawyer" because of his advocacy of what he deemed the needs of everyday Texans. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Jim Mattox has three videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1988 Rally. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1990 with an average of 241 views per program. Most common tag: Texas.

Appearances by Title:c. November 5, 1988 - Present Attorney General,
Videos: 3


U.S. Representative, D-TX 5th January 3, 1977 - January 3, 1983 Videos: 0

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