Paul Wellstone

Paul David Wellstone was an American academic and politician who represented Minnesota in the United States Senate from 1991 until he was killed in a plane crash in Eveleth, Minnesota, in 2002. A member of the Democratic Farmer-Labor Party, Wellstone was a leader of the progressive wing of the national Democratic Party. Wikipedia*

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Paul Wellstone has 976 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1990 Debate as a U.S. Senate Candidate. The year with the most videos was 1995 with 117 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2001 with an average of 388 views per program. Most appearances with Tom Harkin (22), Tom Daschle (17), Byron L. Dorgan (15). Most common tags: Democratic Party, Agriculture, Senate.

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U.S. Senator, D-MN View Map January 3, 1991 - October 25, 2002 Videos: 974 U.S. Senate Candidate,
c. October 14, 1990 - c. December 11, 1990 Videos: 2

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