Jim Bunning

James Paul David Bunning was an American professional baseball pitcher and later a politician who represented constitiuents from Kentucky in both chambers of the United States Congress. He is the sole Major League Baseball athlete elected to the United States Senate and the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Wikipedia*

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Jim Bunning has 571 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1986 Call-In as a Republican Representative for Kentucky's 4th district. The year with the most videos was 2009 with 84 videos. Most appearances with Nancy Johnson (5), Newt Gingrich (4), Jon Kyl (4). Most common tags: Kentucky, Republican Party, Legislative Branch.

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U.S. Senator, R-KY View Map January 4, 1999 - January 4, 2011 Videos: 351 U.S. Representative, R-KY 4th View Map December 5, 1986 - January 3, 1999 Videos: 220

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