Sonny Bono

Salvatore Phillip "Sonny" Bono was an American musician, singer-songwriter, producer, actor, and politician who came to fame in partnership with his second wife Cher, as the popular singing duo Sonny & Cher. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Sonny Bono has 38 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1992 Forum as a Mayor. The year with the most videos was 1995 with 16 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1998 with an average of 2,484 views per program. Most appearances with Newt Gingrich (3), Tom Campbell (3), Stanley "Bruce" Herschensohn (3). Most common tags: Republican Party, California.

Appearances by Title:


U.S. Representative, R-CA 44th View Map January 3, 1995 - January 5, 1998 Videos: 34 U.S. Representative Candidate,
c. September 27, 1994 - c. November 4, 1994 Videos: 1 Mayor c. May 23, 1992 - c. September 27, 1994 Videos: 3

Recent Appearances

  • Rep. Bono Memorial Service

    Rep. Bono Memorial Service

    Friends and colleagues gathered to pay their respects to the late Representative Sonny Bono, R-CA, who died in a skiing accident during…

  • Federal Funding for the Arts

    Federal Funding for the Arts

    House members debated arts funding and the future of the National Endowment for the Arts. They took up the issue as part of…

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House session debates Interior Spending.

  • House Session

    House Session

    The House passed a bill which gave veterans benefits in getting federal jobs and keeping the jobs if the agency should…

  • Television Ratings System

    Television Ratings System

    Committee members heard testimony concerning the effectiveness of the television ratings system, which the industry…

  • House Session

    House Session

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Appearance Stats


Historical Member of Congress Record

Former District Map Former Ideology Rankings

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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