Fire-Breathing Liberal

Representative Robert Wexler talked about and read excertps from Fire-Breathing Liberal: How I Learned to Survive (and Thrive) in the Contact Sport of Congress,… read more

Representative Robert Wexler talked about and read excertps from Fire-Breathing Liberal: How I Learned to Survive (and Thrive) in the Contact Sport of Congress, his book that describes his experiences representing Florida in the U.S. Congress. He writes about defending President Bill Clinton during the impeachment hearings and his leadership in the movement to impeach Vice President Dick Cheney. He also shares his perspective on the 2000 presidential election, particularly the butterfly ballot controversy in his Florida district. Representative Wexler responded to questions from the audience following his remarks.

Robert Wexler is a six-term Democratic congressman from Florida. He is a member of the House Judiciary, Foreign Affairs, and Financial Services committees. He was named “Most Valuable Congressman” by the Nation and one of the “50 Most Effective Legislators in Congress” by Congressional Quarterly. close

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Fire-Breathing Liberal

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Program ID:
280305-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 24, 2008 | 1:17am EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Aug 24, 2008 | 10:46am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Aug 24, 2008 | 1:17am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 24, 2008 | 10:46am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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