Joe Moakley

John Joseph "Joe" Moakley was a Democratic congressman from the Ninth District of Massachusetts. Moakley won the seat from incumbent Louise Day Hicks in a 1972 rematch; the seat had been held two years earlier by the retiring Speaker of the House John William McCormack. Wikipedia*

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Joe Moakley has 486 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1983 Call-In. The year with the most videos was 1995 with 49 videos. Most appearances with Ted Kennedy (8), John F. Kerry (5), Tom Foley (4). Most common tags: House of Representatives, Federal Courts, Legislative Branch.

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U.S. Representative, D-MA 9th View Map January 3, 1973 - May 28, 2001 Videos: 483

Recent Appearances

  • Representative Moakley Funeral Service

    Representative Moakley Funeral Service

    Dignitaries gathered to pay tribute to the life and career of Representative Moakley. Guests included President Bush,…

  • House Session

    House Session

    Bills Introduced: 104 public bills, H.R. 1387-1490; and 14 resolutions, H.J. Res. 43-44; H. Con. Res. 97-104, and H. Res. 114-117,…

  • Boston Courthouse Naming

    Boston Courthouse Naming

    President Bush signed a bill naming the federal courthouse in Boston after Representative Moakley. Representative Moakley…

  • Boston Courthouse Naming News Conference

    Boston Courthouse Naming News Conference

    Following a bill signing ceremony naming a federal courthouse in Boston after Representative Moakley, members answered…

  • House Session

    House Session

    Bills Introduced: 37 public bills, H.R. 936-972; and 5 resolutions, H. Con. Res. 57-59, and H. Res. 85-86 were introduced. Pages H825-27…

  • Life and Career of Joseph Moakley

    Life and Career of Joseph Moakley

    Last month Representative Joe Moakley announced his retirement at the end of his term in 2002, after being diagnosed with leukemia. He…

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