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*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Patrick J. Leahy has 2,369 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 10,064 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: 2,367

Recent Appearances

  • Weekly Democratic Address

    Weekly Democratic Address

    In the weekly Democratic address, Senator Patrick Leahy (VT) talked about government funding and border security.

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate voted 54-45 to confirm William Barr as attorney general. Democratic Senators Doug Jones (AL), Joe Manchin (WV), and…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The debated the nomination of William Barr for attorney general.

  • Senate Democratic Agenda

    Senate Democratic Agenda

    Following their weekly caucus luncheon, Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and other members of Senate Democratic leadership…

  • Senate Judiciary Attorney General Vote

    Senate Judiciary Attorney General Vote

    The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 12-10 along party lines to favorably report out the nomination of William Barr to be…

  • Judiciary and Executive Branch Confirmations

    Judiciary and Executive Branch Confirmations

    The Senate Judiciary Committee met to consider Neomi Rao, President Trump’s nominee to serve on the D.C. Circuit of the U.S.…

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