Richard Gephardt

  • February 6, 2004   BY  

    Former presidential contender Rep. Richard Gephardt, D-Mo., endorsed Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry on Friday in a move that is expected to help the Democratic front-runner rally labor support. Continue reading

  • January 20, 2004   BY  

    Rep. Richard Gephardt, D-Mo., ended his presidential campaign Tuesday after a disappointing fourth-place finish in the Iowa caucuses, bringing to a close his political career as he had earlier said he would not seek a 15th term in the House. Continue reading

  • November 7, 2002   BY  

    The race for House Democratic leader is on following Rep. Richard Gephardt’s announcement that he would step down from the post he has held for eight years. Continue reading

  • November 7, 2002  

    House Minority Leader Dick Gephardt talks about his decision to relinquish his position in the wake of Democratic losses on Nov. 5. Continue reading

  • September 20, 2001  

    House Speaker Dennis Hastert (R-IL) and House Minority Leader Dick Gephardt (D-MO) discuss America’s response to the terrorist attacks, economic recovery and new cooperation in Congress. Continue reading

  • February 7, 2001  

    House Minority Leader Richard Gephardt (D-Mo.) discusses President Bush’s proposed tax plan. Continue reading

  • May 29, 1997  

    Representative Richard Gephardt (D-MO), the House Minority Leader, has publicly broken ranks and opposed several measures supported by President Bill Clinton. Gephardt discusses these issues with Jim Lehrer in a newsmaker interview. Continue reading

  • November 18, 1996  

    Rep. Richard Gephardt of Missouri would rather have the title “Speaker,” but he was again elected by House Democrats to his second term as Minority Leader. Gephardt addresses the relationship between congressional Democrats and President Clinton, campaign finance reform, and new dispatches of new U.S. troops to Bosnia and Zaire. Continue reading