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 2,410 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 10,293 views per program. Most appearances with Chuck Schumer (39), Dick Durbin (27), Harry Reid (23). 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: 2,408

Recent Appearances

  • Senate Session, Part 1

    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate passed a joint disapproval resolution to terminate President Trump’s national emergency declaration for the U.S.…

  • Senate Session, Part 2

    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate confirmed three nominations: Brian McGuire’s for deputy treasury undersecretary for legislative affairs; Joseph…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate approved several executive nominations. Members debated a House-passed fiscal year 2020 federal spending package…

  • Antitrust Enforcement Oversight

    Antitrust Enforcement Oversight

    The Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust held an oversight hearing on antitrust enforcement efforts at the Justice…

  • Senate Session, Part 1

    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate confirmed Kelly Craft’s nomination to be U.S. representative to the United Nations General Assembly.

  • Immigration and Asylum Legislation

    Immigration and Asylum Legislation

    The Senate Judiciary Committee met to consider S. 1494, the Secure and Protect Act of 2019, which would change the rules governing…

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Historic election results compiled from data found on FEC.gov

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