William Marshall "Bill" Thomas is an American politician, and a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from 1979–2007, finishing his tenure representing California's 21st congressional district and as the Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee. Wikipedia*
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Bill Thomas has 718 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1983 House Committee as a Republican Representative for California's 20th district. The year with the most videos was 1995 with 86 videos as a Republican Representative for California's 21st district. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1984 with an average of 6,584 views per program. Most appearances with Phil Angelides (28), Byron Georgiou (27), Brooksley E. Born (26). Most common tags: U.S. Economy, Banking & Financial Markets, Health Care.