Robert Henry 'Bob' Michel was an American Republican Party politician who was a member of the United States House of Representatives for 38 years. He represented central Illinois' 18th congressional district, and was the GOP leader in Congress, serving as Minority Leader for the last 14 years of a decades-long era of Democratic Party dominance of the House. Wikipedia*
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Bob Michel has 693 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1981 House Highlight. The year with the most videos was 1993 with 116 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1994 with an average of 1,324 views per program. Most appearances with Newt Gingrich (71), Tom Foley (69), Bob Dole (62). Most common tags: Republican Party, Legislative Branch, Federal Budget.