William Thad Cochran is an American Republican politician. He is the current senior United States Senator from Mississippi , first elected to the Senate in 1978, and the Chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, which he had also chaired from 2005 to 2007. He also chaired the Senate Agriculture Committee from 2003 to 2005. Cochran won reelection to a seventh term in 2014, after defeating Chris McDaniel in an intense primary run-off election. Wikipedia*
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Thad Cochran has 825 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 2017 with an average of 3,682 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.