John Melcher

John Melcher is a former American politician of the Democratic Party who represented Montana as a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1969 to 1977 and as a United States Senator from 1977 until 1989. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
John Melcher has 62 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1983 Senate Committee. The year with the most videos was 1988 with 31 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1986 with an average of 733 views per program. Most appearances with Carrie Collins (2), Ed Maddox (2).

Appearances by Title:


U.S. Senator, D-MT January 1, 1977 - January 1, 1989 Videos: 61 U.S. Representative, D-MT 2nd January 3, 1969 - October 1, 1976 Videos: 0

Recent Appearances

  • Gore Campaign Endorsement

    Gore Campaign Endorsement

    Several former U.S. senators gathered to endorse Vice President Al Gore’s presidential campaign.

  • Washington Tuesday Journal

    Washington Tuesday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interview with…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate passed S. 1792, to authorize funds for the Office of Environmental Quality for fiscal years 1987, 1988, and 1989.…

  • Montana Senatorial Candidates Debate
  • Session Session

    Session Session

    The Senate passed S. 2751, to designate certain lands in Montana as wilderness, to release other forest lands for…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate continued consideration of a motion to proceed to consider S. 2449, to amend title 39, United States Code, with…

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Historical Member of Congress Record

Former Ideology Rankings

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