Patrick J. Leahy

Patrick Joseph Leahy is an American politician serving as the senior United States Senator from Vermont, a seat he was first elected to in 1974. A member of the Democratic Party, Leahy held the position of President pro tempore of the United States Senate from December 17, 2012, to January 6, 2015, and was thus during that time third in the presidential line of succession. Wikipedia*

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Patrick J. Leahy has 2,382 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1982 Senate Committee. The year with the most videos was 2005 with 124 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2017 with an average of 10,099 views per program. Most appearances with Chuck Schumer (38), Dick Durbin (26), Harry Reid (24). Most common tags: Federal Courts, Agriculture, Senate.

Appearances by Title:January 1, 1975 - Present U.S. Senator, D-VT View Map President Pro Tempore (Dec 17, 2012 - Jan 03, 2015) Videos: 2,380

Recent Appearances

  • Justice Department Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Request

    Justice Department Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Request

    Attorney General William Barr testified before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on the Justice Department’s fiscal year 2020 budget…

  • State Department Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Request

    State Department Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Request

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo testified before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on his department’s fiscal year 2020 budget…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate confirmed Kalman Altman to be a judge for the Southern District of Florida, and Mark Calabria to serve as…

  • Senate Session, Part 1

    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate considered a rule change to reduce from 30 hours to two hours debate time for district court and certain…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate voted to keep debating a bill that provides additional disaster response money for the previous year’s…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate continued work on a bill that provides additional disaster response money for the previous year’s hurricanes,…

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