Paul Tsongas

Paul Efthemios Tsongas was a Greek-American politician. He represented Massachusetts in both houses of the United States Congress, holding office from 1975 to 1985. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Paul Tsongas has 101 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1980 Public Affairs Event as a Democratic Senator for Massachusetts. The year with the most videos was 1992 with 47 videos. Most appearances with Bill Clinton (18), Jerry Brown Jr. (16), Tom Harkin (15). Most common tags: Tsongas, Democratic Party, Budget Deficit.

Appearances by Title:c. April 13, 1993 - Present Co-Founder, Concord Coalition Videos: 22


U.S. Senator, D-MA January 1, 1979 - March 28, 1991 Videos: 79 Presidential Candidate,
D-United States
c. January 1, 1992 - c. June 1, 1992 Videos: 0 U.S. Representative, D-MA 5th January 14, 1975 - October 15, 1978 Videos: 0

Recent Appearances

  • The Weekly With Robert Bixby

    The Weekly With Robert Bixby

    Robert Bixby, Concord Coalition executive director, talks about the national debt, which is now approaching $23 trillion. He…

  • The Balanced Budget and Campaign '96

    The Balanced Budget and Campaign '96

    The participants addressed the Citizens Council, the lobbying arm of the Concord Coalition. They focused on balancing the…

  • Future of Independent Politics

    Future of Independent Politics

    Participants spoke about the search for a new political party and programs between conservatives and liberals, Democrats and…

  • Campaign Finance Reform

    Campaign Finance Reform

    Participants discussed the role of money in U.S. politics, especially in campaigns. They examined how money has influenced…

  • Economic Awards Dinner

    Economic Awards Dinner

    Chairman Greenspan was presented with the Economic Patriot Award, following which he talked about federal budget and deficit…

  • Entitlement Reform and a Balanced Budget

    Entitlement Reform and a Balanced Budget

    Mr. Goldberg and former Senator Danforth discussed various issues concerning entitlement reform, including such entitlements…

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Historical Member of Congress Record

Former Ideology Rankings

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