Thad Cochran

William Thad Cochran is an American politician of the Republican Party serving as the senior United States Senator for Mississippi, a seat he has held since 1978. He is second most senior Republican member after Orrin Hatch and chairs the Senate Appropriations Committee since 2015, previously holding the position from 2005 to 2007. Wikipedia*

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Thad Cochran has 826 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1986 Senate Proceeding. The year with the most videos was 1993 with 59 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2015 with an average of 5,063 views per program. Most appearances with Bob Dole (20), Don Nickles (19), Judd Alan Gregg (14). Most common tags: Federal Budget, Republican Party, 104th Congress.

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U.S. Senator, R-MS View Map January 1, 1978 - April 1, 2018 Videos: 826 U.S. Representative, R-MS 4th January 3, 1973 - October 15, 1978 Videos: 0

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