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 283 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 17,539 views per program. Most appearances with Nancy Pelosi (5), James Clyburn (5), Eleanor Holmes Norton (3). Most common tags: African Americans, Democratic National Convention.

Appearances by Title:January 3, 1993 - Present U.S. Representative, D-GA 2nd Videos: 283

Recent Appearances

  • Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Resolution Markup, Day 2, Part 2

    Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Resolution Markup, Day 2, Part 2

    The House Budget Committee resumed its debate on amendments to the resolution for the fiscal year 2019 federal budget. They…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House approved a $15 billion rescissions bill. Members also began debate on a federal spending package for fiscal year…

  • House Session, Part 1

    House Session, Part 1

    The House considered two bills. One relates to federal grants for states and local communities to deal with gang violence.…

  • House Session, Part 2

    House Session, Part 2

    The House passed a bill that reconciles Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Justice Department standards for antitrust cases.…

  • House Session, Part 2

    House Session, Part 2

    The House debated bills under suspension of the rules.

  • Veterans Affairs Budget

    Veterans Affairs Budget

    Veterans Affairs Secretary Dr. David Shulkin testified before a House Appropriations subcommittee on the president’s 2019…

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