Thomas H. Bates is an American politician and is currently serving as the Mayor of Berkeley, California. He previously served 20 years as a member of the California State Assembly before being termed out in 1996. Bates is married to Loni Hancock, a former mayor of Berkeley and State Assembly member who currently serves in the California State Senate. Wikipedia*
On the C-SPAN Networks:
Tom Bates has one video in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2003 Forum.
D-Berkeley Videos: 1