James Lightfoot

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James Lightfoot has 122 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1985 House Proceeding as a Republican Representative for Iowa's 5th district. The year with the most videos was 1993 with 23 videos as a Republican Representative for Iowa's 3rd district. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1995 with an average of 277 views per program. Most appearances with Tom Harkin (4), Newt Gingrich (3), Henry J. Hyde (3). Most common tags: Commercials, Road to the Capital, African Americans.

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U.S. Senate Candidate,
c. November 5, 1996 - c. January 1, 1985 Videos: 2 U.S. Representative, R-IA 3rd View Map January 5, 1993 - January 3, 1997 Videos: 64 U.S. Representative, R-IA 5th January 3, 1985 - January 4, 1993 Videos: 55

Recent Appearances

  • Iowa Gubernatorial Debate

    Iowa Gubernatorial Debate

    The candidates debated issues of local and national concern, including taxes, education, and drugs.

  • Iowa Gubernatorial Campaign

    Iowa Gubernatorial Campaign

    President Bush spoke to Republican supporters in behalf of Gubernatorial candidate Lightfoot.

  • South Dakota Senate Campaign

    South Dakota Senate Campaign

    The race between Senator Pressler and Rep. Johnson was profiled through coverage of a Pressler stop at a lumber yard in Hill…

  • Minnesota Senatorial Campaign

    Minnesota Senatorial Campaign

    The race between Senator Wellstone and the Rudy Boschwitz, the man whom he defeated in 1990, was profiled. Mr. Boschwitz…

  • Iowa Senatorial Debate

    Iowa Senatorial Debate

    In their only debate, Senator Harkin, who is seeking a third term, and Rep. Lightfoot debated state and national issues…

  • Road to the Capital

    Road to the Capital

    Republican incumbent Senator Smith and his Democratic challenger, Dick Swett were shown campaigning and debating in New…

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Historical Member of Congress Record

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