William Proxmire

Edward William Proxmire was an American politician. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as a United States Senator from Wisconsin from 1957 to 1989, the longest term served by a Wisconsin senator. Wikipedia*

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William Proxmire has 216 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1964 Compiled Program. The year with the most videos was 1988 with 138 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1986 with an average of 429 views per program. Most appearances with Charles Mathias (2), Elliot L. Richardson (2), Richard Kimball (2). Most common tags: Federal Budget, U.S. Economy, Campaigns.

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U.S. Senator, D-WI January 1, 1957 - January 1, 1989 Videos: 214

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  • Memorial Service for Former U.S. Senator William Proxmire

    Memorial Service for Former U.S. Senator William Proxmire

    A memorial service was held for former U.S. Senator William Proxmire (D-WI) in the rotunda of the Wisconsin State Capitol. The program for the memorial…

  • Federal Spending

    Federal Spending

    Representatives of this new taxpayer advocacy group briefed reporters on a report examining federal spending. They also…

  • Bipartisan Opposition to Senate Filibuster

    Bipartisan Opposition to Senate Filibuster

    This was a news conference held by an organization called Action, Not Gridlock! It describes itself as a nonprofit…

  • Filibuster Reform

    Filibuster Reform

    Former legislators and administration officials spoke about the impact of filibusters in the U.S. Senate and the need for…

  • Government Waste

    Government Waste

    Former Senator Proxmire and Mr. Hodge discussed the issue of government waste, including examples of excessive government spending as well as…

  • Secretary of Defense Confirmation Part 1

    Secretary of Defense Confirmation Part 1

    The committee heard testimony from members of Congress and the nominee in the confirmation hearing for Secretary-designate for…

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