James Shannon

James Michael Shannon , also known as Jim Shannon, is a Democratic politician from Massachusetts. He served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1979 to 1985, and later as the Massachusetts Attorney General. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
James Shannon has nine videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1983 House Proceeding as a Democratic Representative for Massachusetts's 5th district. The year with the most videos was 1984 with five videos.

Appearances by Title:c. January 21, 1989 - Present Attorney General, Massachusetts Videos: 2


U.S. Representative, D-MA 5th January 3, 1979 - January 3, 1985 Videos: 4

Recent Appearances

  • National Drug Control Policy

    National Drug Control Policy

    The state attorneys general met earlier in the day with William Bennett, then spoke to reporters. Mr. Bennett had asked the…

  • Supreme Court Term Review

    Supreme Court Term Review

    Cases discussed: Mistretta v. U.S. states that use of the U.S. Sentencing Commission, as defined in the Sentencing Reform…

  • Massachusetts Democratic Senate Debate

    Massachusetts Democratic Senate Debate

    Candidates for the Democratic ballot debated each other of their views.

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House met to debate arms control measures and the termination of certain weapons. Note: This is an incomplete program.

  • Arms Control and Weapon Systems

    Arms Control and Weapon Systems

    The House met to debate arms control measures and the termination of certain weapons.

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House met to consider a reconciliation rule adjusting levels of Medicare payments and funding. Note: This is an…

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Former Ideology Rankings

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