Patrick J. Leahy

Patrick Joseph Leahy is an American politician serving as the senior United States Senator from Vermont, in office since 1975. 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*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Patrick J. Leahy has 2,294 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 10,023 views per program. Most appearances with Chuck Schumer (34), Harry Reid (24), Ted Kennedy (22). Most common tags: Federal Courts, Agriculture, Sotomayor, Sonia.

Appearances by Title:January 1, 1975 - Present U.S. Senator, D-VT View Map President Pro Tempore (Dec 17, 2012 - Jan 03, 2015) Videos: 2,292

Recent Appearances

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate confirmed the nomination of Andrew Oldham be a judge on the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. Members also advanced…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate voted to go to conference with the House on several fiscal year 2019 federal spending bills and for the conferees to consider…

  • Election Security

    Election Security

    The chair and a commissioner of the Election Assistance Commission (EAC) testified with other government officials and…

  • Senate Democrats on Supreme Court Nominee

    Senate Democrats on Supreme Court Nominee

    Senate Democrats, including Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and members of the Judiciary Committee, spoke in front of the…

  • State Department Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Request

    State Department Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Request

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo testified before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee on his department’s fiscal year 2019…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate approved a spending package for fiscal year 2019 energy and water projects, the legislative branch, military…

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