Nydia M. Velázquez

Nydia Margarita Velázquez is an Puerto Rican politician who has served in the United States House of Representatives since 1993. Velázquez, a Democrat from New York, is the first Puerto Rican woman to be elected to Congress, and she was the chair of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus until January 3, 2011. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Nydia M. Velázquez has 537 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1992 Congressional News Conference as a Democratic Representative for New York's 12th district. The year with the most videos was 1995 with 44 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2009 with an average of 4,892 views per program. Most appearances with Nancy Pelosi (14), Charles B. Rangel (7), Luis Gutiérrez (7). Most common tags: Immigration, Hispanics, Federal Budget.

Appearances by Title:January 3, 2013 - Present U.S. Representative, D-NY 7th View Map Videos: 143 c. January 6, 2009 - Present Chair, Board of Directors, Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Videos: 7

Previously

U.S. Representative, D-NY 12th January 3, 1993 - January 3, 2013 Videos: 387

Recent Appearances

  • Financial Stability Oversight Council Report

    Financial Stability Oversight Council Report

    Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin testified before the House Financial Services Committee about the Financial Stability Oversight…

  • House Session, Part 2

    House Session, Part 2

    The House debated and passed several suspension bills, including one that requires amateur athletic governing bodies to…

  • House Democratic Leaders on Government Shutdown

    House Democratic Leaders on Government Shutdown

    On the second day of the government shutdown, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), along with her Democratic female…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House passed a bill requiring doctors and health practitioners to provide medical care to an infant born alive during a…

  • House Session, Part 1

    House Session, Part 1

    The House debated legislation to provide $3 billion to the World Bank by withhold 30 percent of the funds until the Treasury…

  • House Session

    House Session

    In a 227-203 vote, the House approved the Republican tax reform bill. Members also passed H.R. 3312, Systemic Risk…

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