Tom Carper

Thomas Richard Carper is the senior United States Senator from Delaware, serving since 2001. A member of the Democratic Party, Carper served in the United States House of Representatives from 1983 to 1993 and was the 71st Governor of Delaware from 1993 to 2001. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Tom Carper has 1,172 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1983 House Proceeding as a Democratic Representative. The year with the most videos was 2017 with 94 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1984 with an average of 12,715 views per program. Most appearances with John M. Engler (19), George V Voinovich (18), Tommy Thompson (18). Most common tags: State Politics, Delaware, Education Policy.

Appearances by Title:December 1, 2000 - Present U.S. Senator, D-DE View Map Videos: 953


c. August 17, 1993 - c. November 1, 2000 Videos: 84 U.S. Representative, D-DE January 3, 1983 - January 3, 1993 Videos: 131

Recent Appearances

  • IRS Operations and Tax Filing Season

    IRS Operations and Tax Filing Season

    IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig testified on his agency’s operations and the 2019 tax filing season before the Senate Finance Committee.…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate worked on executive and judicial nominations, confirming retired General John Abizaid to be U.S. ambassador to Saudi…

  • Migration at the U.S. Southern Border

    Migration at the U.S. Southern Border

    U.S Border Patrol and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials testified on migration issues at the U.S. southern…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate continued work on a bill that provides additional disaster response money for the previous year’s hurricanes,…

  • Senate Session, Part 2

    Senate Session, Part 2

    The Senate failed to move forward on the House-passed “Green New Deal” resolution, with no senators voting for it. Fifty-seven voted “no,” all…

  • Senate Session

    Senate Session

    The Senate advanced the nomination of Bridget Bade to be U.S. Court of Appeals judge for the Ninth Circuit.

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