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Paul Simon

Paul Martin Simon was an American politician from Illinois. He served in the United States House of Representatives from 1975 to 1985, and in United States Senate from 1985 to 1997. Wikipedia*

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Paul Simon has 788 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1982 House Proceeding as a Democratic Representative for Illinois's 24th district. The year with the most videos was 1995 with 110 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1984 with an average of 2,790 views per program as a U.S. Senate Candidate. Most appearances with Richard A. Gephardt (25), Michael S. Dukakis (23), Jesse Jackson (23). Most common tags: Democratic Party, Gore, Campaigns.

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U.S. Senator, D-IL View Map January 3, 1985 - January 3, 1997 Videos: 771 U.S. Representative, D-IL 22nd January 3, 1983 - January 3, 1985 Videos: 5 U.S. Senate Candidate,
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c. March 17, 1984 - c. January 21, 1985 Videos: 1 U.S. Representative, D-IL 24th January 3, 1975 - January 2, 1983 Videos: 1

Recent Appearances

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    Former Senator Paul Simon Funeral

    Numerous dignitaries, family and friends spoke at Senator Paul Simon’s funeral, praising his life, his political ethics, and…

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    Author Interview

    Former Senator Simon was interviewed about two of his books: Healing America: Values and Vision for the 21st Century,…

  • Work Environment on Capitol Hill

    Work Environment on Capitol Hill

    Former senators spoke about the daily operation of the U.S. Senate and the political atmosphere in the body. Among the…

  • Religion, Politics and the Death Penalty

    Religion, Politics and the Death Penalty

    As part of a conference hosted by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life at the University of Chicago Divinity School,…

  • Nomination and Confirmation Process

    Nomination and Confirmation Process

    Witnesses testified about the confirmation process and whether judicial nominees needed to affirmatively demonstrate they merit…

  • Education Issues

    Education Issues

    Following a meeting with President bush about education, current and former legislators spoke to reporters about education…

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Ideology data is based on DW-NOMINATE statistics developed by Keith Poole and Howard Rosenthal. More information can be found at Voteview .

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