John Breaux

John Berlinger Breaux was a member of the United States Senate from Louisiana from 1987 until 2005. He was also a member of the US House of Representatives from 1972 to 1987. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
John Breaux has 540 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1984 House Proceeding as a Democratic Representative for Louisiana's 7th district. The year with the most videos was 1995 with 71 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2012 with an average of 538 views per program. Most appearances with Tom Daschle (25), Jay Rockefeller IV (21), Bill Thomas (21). Most common tags: Tax Policy, Democratic Party, Federal Budget.

Appearances by Title:c. January 7, 2005 - Present Vice Chair, President's Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform Videos: 10


U.S. Senator, D-LA View Map January 1, 1987 - January 4, 2005 Videos: 523 U.S. Senate Candidate,
c. August 4, 1986 - c. November 18, 1986 Videos: 3 U.S. Representative, D-LA 7th September 30, 1972 - January 3, 1987 Videos: 4

Recent Appearances

  • Long-Term Transportation Funding

    Long-Term Transportation Funding

    Former Clinton administration Transportation Secretary Rodney Slater, former Senator Trent Lott (R-MS), and Senator John…

  • Comity and Contention in Congress

    Comity and Contention in Congress

    Former Republican and Democratic members of Congress talked about how personal relationships on Capitol Hill have changed in…

  • Medicare Cost Control

    Medicare Cost Control

    Witnesses testified on proposals to control Medicare costs. One proposal would give seniors a voucher to shop for their own private health insurance. Under…

  • Tax Policy

    Tax Policy

    Advisory Panel members and other experts testified about proposed reforms of the federal tax code. Topics included the Alternate…

  • Health Care Reform

    Health Care Reform

    Former Senator Breaux moderated a discussion on health care reform with former HHS Secretaries Donna Shalala and Tommy Thompson.…

  • Report on Federal Tax Reform

    Report on Federal Tax Reform

    Secretary Snow and members of the President’s Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform spoke to reporters about the panel’s final…

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Historical Member of Congress Record

Former District Map Former Ideology Rankings

Ideology data is based on DW-NOMINATE statistics developed by Keith Poole and Howard Rosenthal. More information can be found at Voteview .

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