Richard C. Shelby

Richard Craig Shelby is an American politician serving as the senior United States Senator from Alabama. First elected to the U.S. Senate in 1986, he is the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration. Wikipedia*

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Richard C. Shelby has 734 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1984 Forum as a Democratic Representative for Alabama's 7th district. The year with the most videos was 2009 with 47 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2016 with an average of 9,363 views per program. Most appearances with Bob Graham (15), Chris Dodd (13), Spencer Bachus (11). Most common tags: Banking & Financial Markets, Regulation, Federal Budget.

Appearances by Title:January 3, 1994 - Present U.S. Senator, R-AL View Map Videos: 632


U.S. Senator, D-AL View Map January 6, 1987 - January 3, 1994 Videos: 98 U.S. Representative, D-AL 7th January 3, 1979 - January 3, 1987 Videos: 2

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