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John Reid Edwards

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Full Name: John Reid Edwards

Budget, Spending and Taxes

2003-2004 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 0%
2003 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 100%
2003 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 0%
2003 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 13%
2003 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 22%
2003 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 22%
2003 Population Action International - Positions 50%
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 6
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 6
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 6
2002 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 100%
2002 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 5%
2002 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 19%
2002 Emergency Committee for American Trade - Positions 28.65%
2002 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 18%
2002 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 18%
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 35
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 35
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 35
2002 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 100%
2002 Taxpayers for Common Sense - Positions 27%
2001-2002 Bread for the World - Positions 100%
2001-2002 Concord Coalition - Positions 69%
2001-2002 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Positions 100%
2001-2002 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 6%
2001 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 90%
2001 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 15%
2001 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 15%
2001 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 27%
2001 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 13%
2001 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 13%
2001 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 16%
2001 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 100%
2001 Taxpayers for Common Sense - Positions 13%
2000 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 5%
2000 Bread for the World - Positions 100%
2000 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 11%
2000 Concord Coalition - Positions 43%
2000 National Council of Senior Citizens - Positions 100%
2000 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 25%
2000 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 100%
2000 Taxpayers for Common Sense - Positions 59%
1999-2000 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Positions 100%
1999-2000 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 9%
1999-2000 United Seniors Association - Positions 11%
1999 American Farm Bureau Federation - Positions 80%
1999 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 10%
1999 Bread for the World - Positions 100%
1999 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 9%
1999 Concord Coalition - Positions 92%
1999 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Positions 100%
1999 National Council of Senior Citizens - Positions 100%
1999 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 41%
1999 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 15%
1999 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 15%
1999 Taxpayers for Common Sense - Positions 48
1999 United Seniors Association - Positions 0%

Business and Consumers

2004 Vote Hemp - Positions on Industrial Hemp Policy B-
2003 American Association of University Women - Positions 100%
2003 American Shareholders Association - Positions 0%
2003 Associated Builders & Contractors - Positions 0%
2003 Business-Industry Political Action Committee - Positions 0%
2003 National Education Association - Positions 83%
2003 National Education Association - Positions 83%
2003 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 0%
2003 National Retail Federation - Positions 0%
2003 Population Connection - Positions 100%
2003 Public Citizen's Congress Watch - Positions 45%
2003 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 15%
2003 United States Public Interest Research Group - Positions 81%
2002 National Education Association - Positions 100%
2002 National Education Association - Positions 100%
2002 National School Boards Association - Positions 100%
2002 National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association - Positions 36%
2002 Population Connection - Positions 100%
2002 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 100%
2002 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 55%
2002 United States Public Interest Research Group - Positions 60%
2001-2002 American Association of University Women - Positions 100%
2001-2002 Associated Builders & Contractors - Positions 33%
2001-2002 Business-Industry Political Action Committee - Positions 5%
2001-2002 National Association for the Self-Employed - Positions 0%
2001-2002 National Association of Manufacturers - Positions 6%
2001-2002 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Positions 100%
2001-2002 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions 54%
2001-2002 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 25%
2001-2002 Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors-National Association - Positions 0%
2001-2002 Public Citizen's Congress Watch - Positions 81%
2001-2002 Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council - Positions 7%
2001 American Association of University Women - Positions 100%
2001 American Shareholders Association - Positions 0%
2001 National Education Association - Positions 100%
2001 National Education Association - Positions 100%
2001 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 17%
2001 National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association - Positions 40%
2001 Population Connection - Positions 100%
2001 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 100%
2001 Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council - Positions 0%
2001 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 100%
2001 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 50%
2001 United States Public Interest Research Group - Positions 89%
2000 Associated Builders & Contractors - Positions 0%
2000 Business-Industry Political Action Committee - Positions 7%
2000 Consumer Federation of America - Positions 90%
2000 National Council of Senior Citizens - Positions 100%
2000 National Education Association - Positions 100%
2000 National Education Association - Positions 100%
2000 Population Connection - Positions 100%
2000 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 100%
2000 Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council - Positions 0%
2000 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 40%
1999-2000 American Association of University Women - Positions 100%
1999-2000 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Positions 100%
1999-2000 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 8%
1999-2000 Public Citizen's Congress Watch - Positions 83%
1999-2000 United States Public Interest Research Group - Positions 67%
1999 American Association of University Women - Positions 100%
1999 Associated Builders & Contractors - Positions 0%
1999 Business-Industry Political Action Committee - Positions 0%
1999 Consumer Federation of America - Positions 75%
1999 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Positions 100%
1999 National Council of Senior Citizens - Positions 100%
1999 National Education Association - Positions 100%
1999 National Education Association - Positions 100%
1999 Population Connection - Positions 100%
1999 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 41%

Conservative

2003-2004 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 0%
2003-2004 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 0%
2003 American Conservative Union - Positions 13%
2003 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 0%
2003 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 4%
2003 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 4%
2003 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 0%
2003 Concerned Women for America - Positions 0%
2003 Concerned Women for America - Positions 0%
2003 Eagle Forum - Positions 0%
2003 Eagle Forum - Positions 0%
2003 Family Research Council - Positions 0%
2003 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 0%
2003 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 6%
2003 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 0%
2003 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 22%
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 6
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 6
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 6
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 6
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 6
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 6
2002 American Conservative Union - Positions 30%
2002 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 5%
2002 Eagle Forum - Positions 33%
2002 Eagle Forum - Positions 33%
2002 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 36%
2002 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 32%
2002 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 38%
2002 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 37%
2002 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 18%
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 35
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 35
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 35
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 35
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 35
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 35
2002 The John Birch Society - Positions 20%
2002 The John Birch Society - Positions 20%
2001-2002 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 7%
2001-2002 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 7%
2001-2002 Concerned Women for America - Positions 25%
2001-2002 Concerned Women for America - Positions 25%
2001-2002 Family Research Council - Positions 11%
2001-2002 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 0%
2001-2002 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 6%
2001-2002 The Cato Institute - Trade Barrier Votes Score 25%
2001-2002 The Cato Institute - Trade Subsidy Votes Score 0%
2001 American Conservative Union - Positions 16%
2001 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 15%
2001 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 0%
2001 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 23%
2001 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 27%
2001 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 13%
2001 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 16%
2001 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 16%
2001 The John Birch Society - Positions 20%
2001 The John Birch Society - Positions 20%
2000 American Conservative Union - Positions 12%
2000 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 85%
2000 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 5%
2000 Concerned Women for America - Positions 14%
2000 Concerned Women for America - Positions 14%
2000 Family Research Council - Positions 50%
2000 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 100%
2000 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 100%
2000 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 21%
2000 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 15%
2000 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 7%
2000 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 25%
2000 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 25%
2000 The John Birch Society - Positions 13%
2000 The John Birch Society - Positions 13%
1999-2000 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 15%
1999-2000 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 0%
1999-2000 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 9%
1999-2000 The Cato Institute - Trade Barrier Votes Score 40%
1999 American Conservative Union - Positions 8%
1999 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 10%
1999 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 40%
1999 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 40%
1999 National Journal - Conservative on Defense/Foreign Policy Score 24%
1999 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 41%
1999 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 12%
1999 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 0%
1999 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 15%
1999 The John Birch Society - Positions 17%
1999 The John Birch Society - Positions 17%

Foreign Affairs

2003-2004 ACT! for America - Positions 50%
2003 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 83%
2003 Peace Action - Positions 40%
2003 Population Action International - Positions 50%
2003 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -1
2002-2003 Citizens for Global Solutions - Positions 53%
2002 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 75%
2002 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 36%
2002 Peace Action - Positions 20%
2001-2002 American Foreign Service Association - Positions 94%
2001-2002 American Muslims for Jerusalem - Positions on International Middle East Policy Advocacy -7
2001-2002 Bread for the World - Positions 100%
2001-2002 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 50%
2001 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 85%
2001 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 61%
2001 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 27%
2001 Peace Action - Positions 14%
2001 Washington Report on Middle East Affairs (WRMEA) - Positions 0%
2000 Bread for the World - Positions 100%
2000 Council for a Livable World - Positions 63%
2000 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 73%
2000 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 72%
2000 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 15%
2000 Peace Action - Positions 44%
1999-2000 PeacePAC - Positions 63%
1999 Bread for the World - Positions 100%
1999 Council for a Livable World - Positions 71%
1999 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 50%
1999 National Journal - Conservative on Defense/Foreign Policy Score 24%
1999 Peace Action - Positions 61%
1998-2002 Center for Security Policy - Positions 50%

Government Operations

2003-2004 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 0%
2003 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 100%
2003 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 0%
2003 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 13%
2003 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 13%
2003 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 22%
2003 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 22%
2003 Population Action International - Positions 50%
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 6
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 6
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 6
2003 State PIRGs Working Together - Positions 81%
2002 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 100%
2002 American Immigration Lawyers Association - Positions 0%
2002 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 5%
2002 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 19%
2002 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 19%
2002 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 18%
2002 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 18%
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 35
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 35
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 35
2002 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 100%
2002 Taxpayers for Common Sense - Positions 27%
2001-2002 American Bar Association - Positions 100%
2001-2002 Bread for the World - Positions 100%
2001-2002 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Positions 100%
2001-2002 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 6%
2001 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 90%
2001 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 15%
2001 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 15%
2001 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 15%
2001 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 27%
2001 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 13%
2001 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 13%
2001 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 16%
2001 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 100%
2001 Taxpayers for Common Sense - Positions 13%
2000 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 5%
2000 Bread for the World - Positions 100%
2000 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 11%
2000 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 11%
2000 National Council of Senior Citizens - Positions 100%
2000 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 25%
2000 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 100%
2000 Taxpayers for Common Sense - Positions 59%
1999-2000 American Bar Association - Positions 100%
1999-2000 Home School Legal Defense Association - Positions 40%
1999-2000 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Positions 100%
1999-2000 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 9%
1999-2000 United Seniors Association - Positions 11%
1999 American Farm Bureau Federation - Positions 80%
1999 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 10%
1999 Bread for the World - Positions 100%
1999 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 9%
1999 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 9%
1999 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Positions 100%
1999 National Council of Senior Citizens - Positions 100%
1999 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 15%
1999 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 15%
1999 Taxpayers for Common Sense - Positions 48
1999 United Seniors Association - Positions 0%

Health and Health Care

2004 Vote Hemp - Positions on Industrial Hemp Policy B-
2003-2004 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 0%
2003 American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists - Positions 100%
2003 American Public Health Association - Positions 100%
2002 American Public Health Association - Positions 71%
2002 Pennsylvania State Nurses Association - Positions 100%
2002 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 100%
2001-2002 National Association of Social Workers - Positions 88%
2001-2002 National Breast Cancer Coalition - Positions 80%
2001-2002 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Positions 100%
2001-2002 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 0%
2001 AIDS United - Positions 100%
2001 American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists - Positions 100%
2001 American Medical Association - Positions 100%
2001 American Public Health Association - Positions 100%
2001 National Breast Cancer Coalition - Positions 80%
2001 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions 100%
2001 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 100%
2001 The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Positions 100%
2001 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 100%
2000 American Public Health Association - Positions 86%
2000 National Council of Senior Citizens - Positions 100%
2000 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 100%
1999-2002 National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association - Positions 100%
1999-2000 National Association of Social Workers - Positions 80%
1999-2000 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Positions 100%
1999 American Medical Association - Positions 100%
1999 American Public Health Association - Positions 83%
1999 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Positions 100%
1999 National Council of Senior Citizens - Positions 100%
1999 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 0%
1999 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions 100%
1996-2003 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions 100%

Impartial/Nonpartisan

2001 Common Cause - Positions 100%

Labor Unions

2003 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 100%
2003 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 91%
2003 Communications Workers of America - Positions 100%
2003 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 50%
2003 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 83%
2003 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers - Positions 90%
2003 Transportation Communications Union - Positions 100%
2003 United Auto Workers - Positions on Workplace Rights 75%
2003 United Electrical Radio and Machine Workers - Positions 67%
2002 American Federation of Government Employees - Positions 100%
2002 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 100%
2002 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 100%
2002 Communications Workers of America - Positions 100%
2002 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 100%
2002 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 75%
2002 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 100%
2002 Transportation Communications Union - Positions 90%
2002 United Auto Workers - Positions 92%
2002 United Electrical Radio and Machine Workers - Positions 72%
2001-2002 American Postal Workers Union - Positions 90%
2001-2002 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers - Positions 83%
2001-2002 National Farmers Union - Positions 80%
2001 American Federation of Government Employees - Positions 100%
2001 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 100%
2001 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 100%
2001 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 100%
2001 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 100%
2001 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 100%
2001 Transportation Communications Union - Positions 100%
2001 United Auto Workers - Positions 93%
2001 United Electrical Radio and Machine Workers - Positions 72%
2001 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 100%
2000 American Federation of Government Employees - Positions 92%
2000 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 75%
2000 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 85%
2000 Communications Workers of America - Positions 100%
2000 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 0%
2000 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 100%
2000 United Auto Workers - Positions 92%
2000 United Electrical Radio and Machine Workers - Positions 57%
1999-2000 National Farmers Union - Positions 83%
1999 American Federation of Government Employees - Positions 100%
1999 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 100%
1999 Communications Workers of America - Positions 100%
1999 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 100%
1999 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 100%
1999 Transportation Communications Union - Positions 100%
1999 United Auto Workers - Positions 100%
1999 United Electrical Radio and Machine Workers - Positions 100%

Liberal

2003 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 65%
2003 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 65%
2003 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2003 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 95%
2003 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 95%
2003 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 85%
2003 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 95%
2003 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 93%
2003 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 100%
2003 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 100%
2002 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 70%
2002 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 70%
2002 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 63%
2002 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 66%
2002 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 56%
2002 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 67%
2002 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 67%
2001-2002 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 85%
2001-2002 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 85%
2001-2002 People for the American Way - Positions 85%
2001-2002 People for the American Way - Positions 85%
2001-2002 Radical Middle - Positions 15%
2001 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 95%
2001 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 95%
2001 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2001 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 90%
2001 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 90%
2001 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 60%
2001 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 61%
2000 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 85%
2000 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2000 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 66%
2000 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 90%
2000 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 72%
2000 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 82%
2000 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 82%
1999 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 90%
1999 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 90%
1999 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
1999 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 81%
1999 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 58%
1999 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 91%
1999 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 91%

Social

2004 Vote Hemp - Positions on Industrial Hemp Policy B-
2003-2004 ACT! for America - Positions 50%
2003-2004 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 0%
2003 American Humane Association - Positions 60%
2003 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 65%
2003 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 4%
2003 Center for Reclaiming America - Positions 33%
2003 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 0%
2003 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 0%
2003 Concerned Women for America - Positions 0%
2003 Concerned Women for America - Positions 0%
2003 Eagle Forum - Positions 0%
2003 Family Research Council - Positions 0%
2003 Family Research Council - Positions 0%
2003 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2003 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 95%
2003 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 85%
2003 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 0%
2003 National Network for Youth - Positions 100%
2003 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 100%
2003 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 100%
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 6
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 6
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 6
2002 American Immigration Lawyers Association - Positions 0%
2002 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 70%
2002 Eagle Forum - Positions 33%
2002 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 38%
2002 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 56%
2002 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 67%
2002 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 67%
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 35
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 35
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 35
2002 The John Birch Society - Positions 20%
2002 The John Birch Society - Positions 20%
2001-2002 American Bar Association - Positions 100%
2001-2002 American Humane Association - Positions 71%
2001-2002 American Muslims for Jerusalem - Positions on International Middle East Policy Advocacy -7
2001-2002 Bread for the World - Positions 100%
2001-2002 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 7%
2001-2002 Concerned Women for America - Positions 25%
2001-2002 Concerned Women for America - Positions 25%
2001-2002 Family Research Council - Positions 11%
2001-2002 Family Research Council - Positions 11%
2001-2002 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 85%
2001-2002 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 0%
2001-2002 People for the American Way - Positions 85%
2001 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 95%
2001 Children's Defense Fund - Positions 91%
2001 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 0%
2001 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 0%
2001 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2001 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 90%
2001 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 60%
2001 National Youth Advocacy Coalition - Positions 100%
2001 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 16%
2001 The John Birch Society - Positions 20%
2001 The John Birch Society - Positions 20%
2000 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 85%
2000 Bread for the World - Positions 100%
2000 Children's Defense Fund - Positions 100%
2000 Concerned Women for America - Positions 14%
2000 Concerned Women for America - Positions 14%
2000 Family Research Council - Positions 50%
2000 Family Research Council - Positions 50%
2000 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 100%
2000 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2000 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 21%
2000 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 66%
2000 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 82%
2000 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 82%
2000 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 25%
2000 The John Birch Society - Positions 13%
2000 The John Birch Society - Positions 13%
1999-2000 American Bar Association - Positions 100%
1999-2000 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 15%
1999-2000 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 15%
1999-2000 Home School Legal Defense Association - Positions 40%
1999-2000 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 0%
1999 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 90%
1999 Bread for the World - Positions 100%
1999 Children's Defense Fund - Positions 100%
1999 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 40%
1999 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
1999 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 12%
1999 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 81%
1999 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 0%
1999 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 91%
1999 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 91%
1999 The John Birch Society - Positions 17%
1999 The John Birch Society - Positions 17%

How to Interpret these Evaluations

Project Vote Smart displays all known interest group ratings for each candidate and official, regardless of issue or bias.

Keep in mind that ratings done by special interest groups often do not represent a non-partisan stance. In addition, some groups select votes that tend to favor members of one political party over another, rather than choosing votes based solely on issues concerns. Nevertheless, they can be invaluable in showing where an incumbent has stood on a series of votes in the past one or two years, especially when ratings by groups on all sides of an issue are compared. Website links, if available, and descriptions of the organizations offering performance evaluations are accessible by clicking on the name of the group.

Most performance evaluations are displayed in a percentage format. However, some organizations present their ratings in the form of a letter grade or endorsement based on voting records, interviews, survey results and/or sources of campaign funding. For consistency and ease in understanding, Project Vote Smart converts all scores into a percentage when possible. Please visit the group's website or call 1-888-VOTESMART for more specific information.

2008 Endorsements

  • Andrew Wenthe
  • Art Staed
  • Bart Stupak
  • Bob Etheridge
  • Brad Miller
  • Bruce Braley
  • Carolyn M Lisle
  • C. Bradley Hutto
  • Charles F Weed
  • Charlie Gonzalez
  • Christopher R. Hart
  • Claudia A Chase
  • Daryl Beall
  • David Bobzien
  • David E Essex
  • David Gottesman
  • David Obey
  • David Price
  • Dennis P Vachon
  • Donald A Brueggemann
  • Doug Bennett
  • Eddie Bernice Johnson
  • Frank A Tupper
  • Frank W Davis
  • Fred Miller
  • Gary B Richardson
  • Geri Huser
  • G.K. Butterfield
  • Grady A. Brown
  • Heath Shuler
  • Jacqueline A Cali-Pitts
  • James G Phinizy
  • James Oberstar
  • Jennifer M Brown
  • Jessie L Osborne
  • Joe Hogan
  • John C. Land
  • John W. Drummond
  • Joseph Foster
  • Joseph M Miller
  • J. Timothy Dunn
  • Judith E Day
  • Keith A. Kreiman
  • Leon Howard
  • Leonidas E. "Leon" Stavrinakis
  • Linda T Foster
  • Lonnie Hosey
  • Marlene M DeChane
  • Mel Watt
  • Mike McIntyre
  • Mike Michaud
  • Mike Simpson
  • Nathan Reichert
  • Patrick F Garrity
  • Peggy Pierce
  • Peter Burling
  • Peter S Espiefs
  • Raúl Grijalva
  • Raymond E. Basham
  • Richard "Tick" Segerblom
  • Robert A Srnec
  • Robert J Watson
  • Robert L Theberge
  • Ro Foege
  • Ron J Mack
  • RoseMary Womack
  • Sharon L Nordgren
  • Stephanie Herseth Sandlin
  • Stephen T DeStefano
  • Susi Nord
  • Suzanne Harvey
  • Ted Martin Vick
  • Timothy Butterworth
  • Timothy N Robertson
  • Vincent E Greco
  • Wes Whitead
  • William "Bill" Clyburn
  • William K. Bowers
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