Parker Griffith

Rolf Parker Griffith Jr. is an American retired radiation oncology physician, mathematics teacher, Army Reserve officer, entrepreneur and politician who served in the Alabama State Senate from 2006 to 2008 and then as the U.S. Representative for Alabama-5 from 2009 to 2011. A lifelong member of the Democratic Party, while serving in Congress, at the urging of Republicans he switched parties on December 22, 2009. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Parker Griffith has 32 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2008 Debate as a Democratic Representative for Alabama's 5th district. The year with the most videos was 2010 with 18 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2009 with an average of 7,618 views per program. Most common tags: Health Care, Alabama, Washington Politics.

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U.S. Representative, R-AL 5th View Map December 22, 2009 - January 4, 2011 Videos: 18 U.S. Representative, D-AL 5th View Map January 6, 2009 - December 22, 2009 Videos: 14

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Ideology data is based on DW-NOMINATE statistics developed by Keith Poole and Howard Rosenthal. More information can be found at Voteview .

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