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 2,358 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 10,048 views per program. Most appearances with Chuck Schumer (37), Harry Reid (24), Dick Durbin (23). 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: 2,356

Recent Appearances

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    On day 26 of the longest government shutdown in U.S. history, the Senate blocked a resolution lifting of sanctions on three…

  • Attorney General Confirmation Hearing, Day 1

    Attorney General Confirmation Hearing, Day 1

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held a confirmation hearing for William Barr, President Trump’s nominee to succeed former Attorney…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    On day 24 of the longest government shutdown in U.S. history, Senate Democrats for the third time, in an effort to force a…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    On day 20 of a partial government shutdown, senators unanimously passed legislation providing back pay for federal workers…

  • Senate Session, Part 1

    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate considered a Middle East policy bill to provide military aid to Israel and put new sanctions on Syria. Democrats had…

  • Senate Session, Part 2

    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate considered a Middle East policy bill to provide military aid to Israel and put new sanctions on Syria. Democrats had…

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