Bob Walker

Robert Smith Walker, popularly known as Bob Walker, is a former American politician who represented Pennsylvania in the United States House of Representatives as a Republican from 1977 to 1997. He was known for his fiery rhetoric and knowledge of parliamentary procedure. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Bob Walker has 830 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1982 House Proceeding as a Republican Representative for Pennsylvania's 16th district. The year with the most videos was 1993 with 104 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1995 with an average of 1,651 views per program. Most appearances with Newt Gingrich (15), Bill McCollum Jr. (8), Richard A. Gephardt (6). Most common tags: Legislative Branch, Republican Party, Congress.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 1997 - Present Executive Chairman, Wexler and Walker Videos: 3 c. January 23, 2002 - Present Chairman, Commission on Future of U.S. Aerospace Indust. Videos: 4 c. January 10, 2003 - Present Member, President's Cmsn. on U.S. Postal Service Videos: 5

Previously

U.S. Representative, R-PA 16th View Map January 3, 1977 - January 3, 1997 Videos: 800

Recent Appearances

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Ideology data is based on DW-NOMINATE statistics developed by Keith Poole and Howard Rosenthal. More information can be found at Voteview .

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