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 303 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1992 Congressional News Conference. The year with the most videos was 1993 with 23 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2009 with an average of 17,557 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: 303

Recent Appearances

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House debated and voted on amendments to a near-$1 trillion spending package covering four of the 12 annual…

  • House Pro Forma Session

    House Pro Forma Session

    The House convened for a pro forma session. Representative Sanford Bishop (D-GA) made a unanimous consent request to approve…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House debated and passed a rule covering three upcoming bills dealing with: Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Land; Sex, Gender…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House approved a disaster relief bill for areas recovering from hurricanes, wildfires, and other natural disasters. The…

  • House Session, Part 2

    House Session, Part 2

    The House debated three suspension bills, including one that allows states to use federal funds to build local public…

  • IRS Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Request

    IRS Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Request

    IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig testified before a House Appropriations subcommittee on his agency’s fiscal year 2020 budget…

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