Sanford Bishop Jr.

Sanford Dixon Bishop Jr. has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 1993, representing the 2nd District of Georgia . The district is located in the southwestern part of the state and includes Albany, Thomasville and most of Columbus. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Sanford Bishop Jr. has 317 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1992 Congressional News Conference. The year with the most videos was 2019 with 29 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2009 with an average of 17,571 views per program. Most appearances with Nancy Pelosi (5), James Clyburn (5), Eleanor Holmes Norton (4). Most common tags: African Americans, Democratic National Convention.

Appearances by Title:January 3, 1993 - Present U.S. Representative, D-GA 2nd Videos: 317

Recent Appearances

  • House Session, Part 1

    House Session, Part 1

    The House meets for legislative business and is expected to take up the Protecting America’s Wilderness Act of 2019.

  • Morning Hour

    Morning Hour

  • Morning Hour

    Morning Hour

    The House met for Morning Hour, with members permitted to speak on any topic.

  • House Session

    House Session

    In a vote of 224-194, the House passed a war powers resolution seeking to limit the Trump administration’s military action…

  • House Session, Part 2

    House Session, Part 2

    The House approved two spending packages to fund the government through the end of the fiscal year on September 30, 2020.…

  • House Rules Committee Hearing on Government Spending Deal

    House Rules Committee Hearing on Government Spending Deal

    The House Rules Committee met to debate the $1.4 trillion dollar government spending bill. The first 10 minutes of the…

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