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Mary Whitaker Bono Mack

Mary Whitaker Bono Mack's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Budget, Spending and Taxes

Full Name: Mary Whitaker Bono Mack

Budget, Spending and Taxes

2012 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 0%
2012 Alliance for Retired Americans - Lifetime Score 12%
2012 Bread for the World - Positions 0%
2012 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 0%
2012 FreedomWorks - Positions 32%
2012 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 70%
2012 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 70%
2012 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 38%
2012 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 0%
2011 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 0%
2011 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 76%
2011 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 0%
2011 FreedomWorks - Positions 82%
2011 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 76%
2011 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 76%
2011 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 11%
2011 The Club for Growth - Positions 72%
2010 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 80%
2010 FreedomWorks - Positions 89%
2010 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 82%
2010 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 25%
2010 The Club for Growth - Positions 91%
2009-2010 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 84%
2009-2010 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 10%
2009 Alliance for Retired Americans - Lifetime Score 16%
2009 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 10%
2009 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 69%
2009 FreedomWorks - Positions 76%
2009 Heritage Alliance - Positions 52%
2009 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 70%
2009 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 70%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 76%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 54%
2009 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 44
2009 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 18%
2009 The Club for Growth - Positions 58%
2008 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 50%
2008 Alliance for Retired Americans - Lifetime Score 16%
2008 Americans for Fair Taxation - Positions on the FairTax 0
2008 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 57%
2008 Citizens Against Government Waste - Lifetime Score 57%
2008 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions on Middle Class Advocacy 56
2008 FreedomWorks - Positions 50%
2008 National Taxpayers Union - Fiscally Conservative Score C-
2008 National Taxpayers Union - Fiscally Conservative Score C-
2008 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 59%
2008 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 33%
2008 The Club for Growth - Positions 50%
2007-2008 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 74%
2007-2008 Population Action International - Positions 100%
2007 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 43%
2007 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 80%
2007 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 37%
2007 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions on Middle Class Advocacy 50
2007 FreedomWorks - Positions 42%
2007 National Taxpayers Union - Fiscally Conservative Score C
2007 National Taxpayers Union - Fiscally Conservative Score C
2007 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 46%
2007 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 62%
2007 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions on Poverty Action D
2007 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 42%
2007 The Club for Growth - Positions 15%
2006 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 10%
2006 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 77%
2006 Church World Service - Positions 33
2006 FreedomWorks - Positions 50%
2006 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 50%
2006 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 50%
2006 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 25%
2006 The Club for Growth - Positions 44%
2006 The Retired Enlisted Association - Retired Military Benefits Issues Score 36%
2006 United States Women's Chamber of Commerce - Positions 0%
2005-2006 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 72%
2005-2006 Citizens for Tax Justice - Positions 0%
2005-2006 Freedom Democrats - Positions on Economic Issues 18%
2005-2006 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 65%
2005-2006 Partnership for America - Positions 93%
2005-2006 Population Action International - Positions on Reproductive Health 100%
2005 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 10%
2005 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 92%
2005 Church World Service - Positions 25
2005 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 72%
2005 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 0%
2005 FreedomWorks - Positions 71%
2005 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 55%
2005 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 55%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 33%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 65%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 49%
2005 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 7%
2005 Taxpayers for Common Sense - Positions 11%
2004 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 14%
2004 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 70%
2004 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 39%
2004 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 0%
2004 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 51%
2004 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 51%
2004 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 58%
2004 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 14%
2004 Taxpayers for Common Sense - Positions 0%
2004 United States Women's Chamber of Commerce - Positions 50%
2003-2004 Bread for the World - Positions 75%
2003-2004 FreedomWorks - Positions 55%
2003-2004 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 77%
2003-2004 Population Action International - Positions 0%
2003 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 11%
2003 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 90%
2003 Bread for the World - Positions 100%
2003 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 57%
2003 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 50%
2003 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 55%
2003 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 55%
2003 Population Action International - Positions 0%
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 75
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 75
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 75
2003 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 0%
2003 Taxpayers for Common Sense - Positions 15%
2002 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 0%
2002 American Benefits Council - Positions 60%
2002 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 90%
2002 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 62%
2002 Emergency Committee for American Trade - Positions 100%
2002 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 48%
2002 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 48%
2002 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 11%
2002 Taxpayers for Common Sense - Positions 0%
2001-2002 Bread for the World - Positions 67%
2001-2002 Concord Coalition - Positions 8%
2001-2002 FreedomWorks - Positions 75%
2001-2002 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Positions 31%
2001-2002 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 78%
2001 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 0%
2001 American Benefits Council - Positions 100%
2001 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 100%
2001 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 78%
2001 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 47%
2001 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 63%
2001 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 63%
2001 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 73%
2001 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 18%
2001 Taxpayers for Common Sense - Positions 23%
2000 American Benefits Council - Positions 100%
2000 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 93%
2000 Bread for the World - Positions 0%
2000 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 63%
2000 Concord Coalition - Positions 21%
2000 National Council of Senior Citizens - Positions 11%
2000 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 69%
2000 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 0%
2000 Taxpayers for Common Sense - Positions 33%
1999-2000 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Positions 33%
1999-2000 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 66%
1999-2000 United Seniors Association - Positions 80%
1999 American Farm Bureau Federation - Positions 90%
1999 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 92%
1999 Bread for the World - Positions 0%
1999 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 64%
1999 Concord Coalition - Positions 2%
1999 National Council of Senior Citizens - Positions 20%
1999 National Foreign Trade Council - Positions 50%
1999 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 73%
1999 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 54%
1999 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 54%
1999 Taxpayers for Common Sense - Positions 16
1999 United Seniors Association - Positions 100%
1998 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 100%
1998 Bread for the World - Positions 67%
1998 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 71%
1998 Concord Coalition - Positions 12%
1998 National Council of Senior Citizens - Positions 20%
1998 National Taxpayers Union - Spending Score 53%
1998 National Taxpayers Union - Spending Score 53%
1998 Taxpayers for Common Sense - Positions 21%
1997-1998 60 Plus Association - Positions 100%
1997-1998 60 Plus Association - Positions 100%
1997-1998 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Positions 0%
1997-1998 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 80%

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