Lamar Alexander

Andrew Lamar Alexander Jr. is an American politician who is currently serving as the senior United States Senator from Tennessee, a seat he has held since 2003 and from which he plans to retire at the end of 2020. A member of the Republican Party, he also was the 45th governor of Tennessee from 1979 to 1987 and the 5th United States Secretary of Education from 1991 to 1993. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Lamar Alexander has 1,255 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1984 Forum as a Governor. The year with the most videos was 2009 with 179 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2010 with an average of 8,776 views per program. Most appearances with Mitch McConnell (40), Patrick J. Buchanan (32), Steve "Malcolm" Forbes (28). Most common tags: Alexander, Road to the White House, Republican Party.

Appearances by Title:January 7, 2003 - January 3, 2021 U.S. Senator, R-TN View Map Republican Conference Chair (Jan 03, 2007 - Present) Videos: 1,047

Previously

U.S. Senate Candidate,
R-Tennessee
c. March 10, 2002 - c. November 5, 2002 Videos: 7 Presidential Candidate,
R-Tennessee
c. February 1, 1995 - c. August 3, 2000 Videos: 114 Secretary, Department of Education c. March 18, 1991 - c. January 4, 1993 Videos: 68 President, University of Tennessee, Knoxville c. January 1, 1987 - c. January 1, 1991 Videos: 13 Governor,
R-Tennessee
c. January 1, 1979 - c. January 1, 1987 Videos: 6

Recent Appearances

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate convened for a legislative session as the deadline loomed for passing a bill to avoid a government shutdown at…

  • Senate Session, Part 2

    Senate Session, Part 2

    In an 87-12 vote, the Senate passed a criminal justice reform bill, the First Step (Formerly Incarcerated Reenter Society…

  • Senator Lamar Alexander at Axios Health Care Forum

    Senator Lamar Alexander at Axios Health Care Forum

    Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN), chair of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, spoke about health care at an…

  • Senate Session, Part 1

    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate confirmed Justin Muzinich’s nomination for deputy treasury secretary. Members paid tribute to Senator Heidi…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate confirmed two nominations: Kathleen Kraninger to be the next Consumer Financial Protection Bureau director, and…

  • State Department Confirmations

    State Department Confirmations

    The Senate Foreign Affairs Committee held a nomination hearing for the director general of the Foreign Service, the…

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