Major R. Owens

Major Robert Odell Owens is a New York politician and a prominent member of the Democratic Party who served in the United States House of Representatives from 1983 to 2007, representing the state's 11th Congressional district. He retired at the end of his term in January 2007 and was succeeded by Yvette Clarke. Wikipedia*

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Major R. Owens has 547 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1985 House Proceeding as a Democratic Representative for New York's 12th district. The year with the most videos was 1995 with 71 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1992 with an average of 1,011 views per program. Most appearances with Bernie Sanders (11), Jerrold Nadler (11), George Miller (7). Most common tags: African Americans, Education, Education Reform.

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U.S. Representative, D-NY 11th January 5, 1993 - January 3, 2007 Videos: 436 U.S. Representative, D-NY 12th January 3, 1983 - January 4, 1993 Videos: 110

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