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Scott P. Brown's Ratings and Endorsements

Business and Consumers

2012 National Association of Manufacturers - Positions of 112th Congress 81%
2012 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions 77%
2012 United States Chamber of Commerce - Lifetime Score 83%
2012 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 75%
2011-2012 American Council of Engineering Companies - Positions 100
2011-2012 Independent Electrical Contractors - Positions (Senate) 25%
2011-2012 National Association of Manufacturers - Positions 93%
2011-2012 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 91%
2011-2012 National Retail Federation - Positions: International Trade 75%
2011-2012 National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association - Positions 100%
2011-2012 Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors-National Association - Positions 83%
2011-2012 Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council - Positions 95%
2011 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 100%
2011 National Retail Federation - Positions 85%
2011 National Small Business Association - Positions 100%
2011 National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association - Positions 100%
2011 The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association - Positions 100%
2011 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 91%
2010 The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association - Positions 100%
2010 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 82%
2009-2010 American Council of Engineering Companies - Positions 100%
2009-2010 Associated General Contractors of America - Positions 83%
2009-2010 Independent Electrical Contractors - Positions 100%
2009-2010 International Warehouse Logistics Association - Positions 87%
2009-2010 National Association of Manufacturers - Positions 100%
2009-2010 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 100%
2009-2010 National Retail Federation - Positions 77%
2009-2010 National Small Business Association - Positions (Senate Only) 0%
2009-2010 National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association - Positions 100%
2009-2010 Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council - Positions 91%
2009 The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association - Positions 50%
2007-2008 Associated Industries of Massachusetts - Positions 67%
2007-2008 Massachusetts National Federation of Independent Business - Positions on Pro-Small Business Policy 100
2006 Massachusetts National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 100%
2005-2006 Associated Industries of Massachusetts - Positions 89%
2003-2004 Associated Industries of Massachusetts - Positions 100%
2003-2004 Massachusetts National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 100%

Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

2012 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 50%
2012 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 57%
2012 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 67%
2012 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Total Score 44%
2012 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions on Civil Rights 44%
2011-2012 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 50%
2011-2012 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 55%
2011-2012 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights 44%
2011 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 40%
2011 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 16%
2011 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) 40%
2010 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 20%
2009-2010 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 50%
2009-2010 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 33%
2009-2010 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score 40%
2009-2010 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 3%
2009-2010 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 25%
2009-2010 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 28%
2009-2010 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -2%
2009 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Action Score 6%
2006-2012 Global Exchange - Percent Loyalty to Finance, Insurance, Real Estate Lobby 75%

Conservative

2012 American Conservative Union - Ratings of Congress 36%
2012 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 53%
2012 Eagle Forum - Positions 42%
2012 National Journal - Senate Conservative (Foreign) 51%
2012 National Journal - Senate Conservative (Composite Score) 54%
2012 The Club for Growth - Positions 42%
2012 The John Birch Society - Positions 28%
2011-2012 Americans for Prosperity - Lifetime score 62%
2011-2012 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 43%
2011-2012 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 66%
2011-2012 Concerned Women for America - Positions 55%
2011-2012 Heritage Action for America - Positions 39%
2011 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 62%
2011 American Conservative Union - Positions 50%
2011 Concerned Women for America - Positions 66%
2011 Eagle Forum - Positions 33%
2011 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 44%
2011 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 55%
2011 National Journal - Conservative Composite Score 55%
2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Spring-Summer) 50%
2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Summer-Fall) 35%
2010 American Conservative Union - Positions 74%
2010 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 74%
2010 Eagle Forum - Positions 85%
2010 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 67%
2010 National Journal - Conservative Composite Score 65%
2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (May 2010 - September 2010) 80%
2009-2010 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 0%
2009-2010 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 66%
2009-2010 Concerned Women for America - Positions 71%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Session) 69%
2009 Citizens for Limited Taxation and Government - Positions 100%
2007-2008 Citizens for Limited Taxation and Government - Positions 93%
2005-2006 Citizens for Limited Taxation and Government - Positions 73%
2003-2004 Citizens for Limited Taxation and Government - Positions 97%
2001-2002 Citizens for Limited Taxation and Government - Positions 100%
2001 Citizens for Limited Taxation and Government - Positions 100%

Environment

2012 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 57%
2012 League of Conservation Voters - Lifetime Score 38%
2011-2012 Clean Water Action - Positions 38%
2011-2012 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 57%
2011-2012 Environment America - Positions 100%
2011-2012 Food Policy Action - Positions 78%
2011-2012 League of Conservation Voters - Session Score 48%
2011 Environment America - Positions 54%
2011 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 36%
2011 League of Conservation Voters - Lifetime Score 22%
2010-2011 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 25%
2010 League of Conservation Voters - Lifetime Score 0%
2010 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 0%
2009-2010 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 0%
2009-2010 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 0%
2009-2010 Massachusetts League of Enviromental Voters - State Senate Score 35%
2008 Massachusetts Audubon Society (Legislative Affairs) - Positions 72%
2008 Massachusetts League of Enviromental Voters - Positions 82%
2007 Massachusetts Audubon Society (Legislative Affairs) - Positions on Environmental Conservation 100
2006-2012 Global Exchange - Percent Loyalty to Finance, Insurance, Real Estate Lobby 75%
2006 Massachusetts Audubon Society (Legislative Affairs) - Positions on Environmental Conservation 78
2006 Massachusetts League of Enviromental Voters - Positions on Environmental Conservation 61%
2005 Massachusetts Audubon Society (Legislative Affairs) - Positions 56%
2004 Massachusetts Audubon Society (Legislative Affairs) - Positions 75%
2002 Massachusetts Audubon Society (Legislative Affairs) - Positions 86%
2001 Massachusetts Audubon Society (Legislative Affairs) - Positions 33%
2000 Massachusetts Audubon Society (Legislative Affairs) - Positions 53%
1999 Massachusetts Audubon Society (Legislative Affairs) - Positions 45%

Foreign Affairs

2012 Arab American Institute - Positions on Arab-American Issues 13%
2012 Armenian National Committee of America - Positions 92%
2012 Citizens for Global Solutions - Global Issues Score 33%
2012 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 67%
2012 National Journal - Senate Conservative (Foreign) 51%
2012 Peace Action - Positions 25%
2011-2012 ACT! for America - Positions 100%
2011-2012 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights 44%
2011-2012 USA Engage - Positions 88%
2011 Arab American Institute - Positions on Arab-American Issues 14%
2011 Citizens for Global Solutions - Global Issues Score 36%
2011 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 40%
2011 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 55%
2011 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 44%
2011 Peace Action West - Positions 11%
2010 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 80%
2010 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 67%
2010 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 30%
2010 Peace Action - Positions 7%
2010 Peace Action West - Positions 7%
2009-2012 Council for a Livable World - Positions (Senate) 67%
2009-2010 ACT! for America - Positions 0%
2009-2010 Council for a Livable World - Positions 33%
2009-2010 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -2%
2009-2010 USA Engage - Positions 100%
2009-2010 Washington Report on Middle East Affairs (WRMEA) - Positions 33%
2009 Latin America Working Group - Positions 50%
2009 Resolve Uganda - Lifetime Score 0%
2006-2012 Global Exchange - Percent Loyalty to Finance, Insurance, Real Estate Lobby 75%

Labor Unions

2012 American Federation of Government Employees - Positions 47
2012 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Lifetime Score 28%
2012 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 45%
2012 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 33%
2012 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 28%
2011-2012 American Federation of Teachers - Positions 29%
2011-2012 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 0%
2011 American Federation of Government Employees - Positions 25%
2011 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 21%
2011 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 14%
2011 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Lifetime Score 13%
2011 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 0%
2010 American Federation of Government Employees - Positions 14%
2010 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 44%
2010 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 20%
2010 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 25%
2009-2010 Communications Workers of America - Positions 0%
2009-2010 International Brotherhood of Teamsters - Positions 25%
2009-2010 International Foodservice Distributors Association - Positions 100%
2009-2010 National Farmers Union - Positions 25%
2009-2010 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 17%
2009 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 0%
2009 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Lifetime Score 0%
2005-2008 Massachusetts AFL-CIO - Positions 82%
2002-2006 Massachusetts AFL-CIO - Positions on Workplace Rights 53%
2001-2005 Massachusetts AFL-CIO - Positions 48%
2001-2002 Massachusetts AFL-CIO - Positions 100%
1999-2002 Massachusetts AFL-CIO - Positions 63%
1999 Massachusetts AFL-CIO - Positions 60%

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

2011-2012 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 55%
2009-2010 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 33%

Socially Conservative

2012 Catholic Advocate - Positions 75%
2012 Catholic Advocate - Positions 75%
2012 Eagle Forum - Positions 42%
2012 Eagle Forum - Positions 42%
2012 Family Research Council - Positions 28%
2012 Family Research Council - Positions 28%
2012 National Journal - Senate Conservative (Social) 55%
2012 National Journal - Senate Conservative (Social) 55%
2012 The John Birch Society - Positions 28%
2012 The John Birch Society - Positions 28%
2011-2012 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 66%
2011-2012 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 66%
2011-2012 Concerned Women for America - Positions 55%
2011-2012 Concerned Women for America - Positions 55%
2011-2012 Heritage Action for America - Positions 39%
2011-2012 Heritage Action for America - Positions 39%
2011-2012 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 80%
2011-2012 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 80%
2011 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 60%
2011 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 60%
2011 Concerned Women for America - Positions 66%
2011 Concerned Women for America - Positions 66%
2011 Eagle Forum - Positions 33%
2011 Eagle Forum - Positions 33%
2011 Family Research Council - Positions 42%
2011 Family Research Council - Positions 42%
2011 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 56%
2011 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 56%
2011 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 75%
2011 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 75%
2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Spring-Summer) 50%
2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Spring-Summer) 50%
2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Summer-Fall) 35%
2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Summer-Fall) 35%
2010 Eagle Forum - Positions 85%
2010 Eagle Forum - Positions 85%
2010 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 63%
2010 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 63%
2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (May 2010 - September 2010) 80%
2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (May 2010 - September 2010) 80%
2009-2010 American Family Association - Positions 100%
2009-2010 American Family Association - Positions 100%
2009-2010 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 66%
2009-2010 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 66%
2009-2010 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 100%
2009-2010 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 100%
2009-2010 Concerned Women for America - Positions 71%
2009-2010 Concerned Women for America - Positions 71%
2009-2010 Family Research Council - Positions 100%
2009-2010 Family Research Council - Positions 100%
2009-2010 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
2009-2010 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Session) 69%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Session) 69%

Socially Liberal

2012 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 50%
2012 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 50%
2012 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2012 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2012 National Journal - Senate Liberal (Social) 44%
2012 National Journal - Senate Liberal (Social) 44%
2012 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 33%
2012 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 33%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Liberal Action Score 19%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Conservative Action Score 44%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score 38%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score 38%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Liberal Action Score 19%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Conservative Action Score 44%
2011 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 40%
2011 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 40%
2011 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 45%
2011 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 45%
2011 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 44%
2011 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 44%
2010 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 20%
2010 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 20%
2010 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2010 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2010 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 36%
2010 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 36%
2009-2010 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Action Score 23
2009-2010 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Action Score 23
2009-2010 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 50%
2009-2010 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 50%
2009 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 4%
2009 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 4%

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