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 2,337 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 10,011 views per program. Most appearances with Chuck Schumer (35), 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: 2,335

Recent Appearances

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    Judicial Confirmations for Federal Courts

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held a confirmation hearing on five of President Trump’s nominees for judgeships on the Third…

  • Judicial Nominations

    Judicial Nominations

    The Senate Judiciary Committee voted to advance several of President Trump’s judicial nominees. This included the nomination of Jonathan…

  • Judicial Confirmations

    Judicial Confirmations

    The Senate Judiciary Committee held a confirmation hearing to consider several judicial nominees, including Eric Murphy and Chad Readler to sit on…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    In a vote of 50-48 vote, the Senate confirmed Judge Brett Kavanaugh to be an associate justice on the Supreme Court. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), who voted “no” on…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate continued debate and discussion of Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to be an associate justice on the Supreme…

  • Senate Judiciary Meeting on Brett Kavanaugh Nomination

    Senate Judiciary Meeting on Brett Kavanaugh Nomination

    The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 11-10 to move the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh out of committee. Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ) only…

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