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*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Richard C. Shelby has 741 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 9,413 views per program. Most appearances with Bob Graham (15), Chris Dodd (13), Spencer Bachus III (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: 638


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: 3

Recent Appearances

  • Senate Session, Part 1

    Senate Session, Part 1

    The Senate passed the two 2020 domestic spending packages funding the government through the end of the fiscal year on…

  • Oversight of Financial Regulators

    Oversight of Financial Regulators

    Three financial regulators testified before the Senate Banking Committee on a range of oversight issues including digital currencies,…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate voted 74-20 in favor of a House-passed continuing resolution funding the government through December 20, 2019, to avoid…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate passed a fiscal year 2020 domestic spending bill, focusing on the Departments of Agriculture, Justice, Commerce,…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate took up a resolution to repeal a Treasury Department rule that puts caps on state and local income tax…

  • Senate Session, Part 2

    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate confirmed Andrew Bremberg’s nomination for U.S. representative to the United Nations office in Geneva. Members…

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