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E. Benjamin 'Ben' Nelson's Ratings and Endorsements

Abortion

2012 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2011-2012 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 53%
2011-2012 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 20%
2011 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 90%
2011 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 25%
2010 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2009-2010 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 64%
2009-2010 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 57%
2009 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 64%
2009 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 15%
2009 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 66%
2008 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2007-2008 Campaign for Working Families - Positions on Conservative Issues 44
2007-2008 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 85%
2007 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 25%
2006 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2005-2006 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 76%
2005-2006 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 75%
2005 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 20%
2004 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2003-2004 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 72%
2003-2004 Democrats for Life of America - Positions 100%
2003-2004 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 91%
2003 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 77%
2003 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 7%
2001-2002 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 47%
2001-2002 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
2001 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%

Abortion and Reproductive

2012 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2012 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions captured June, 2012 (reflect voting records of past 6 years) 25%
2011 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 90%
2010 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2010 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions 17%
2009 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 15%
2009 Population Connection - Committee Votes Score 0%
2008 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2008 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions 15%
2007-2008 National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association - Positions 0%
2007-2008 National Organization for Women - Positions 50%
2007-2008 Population Action International - Positions 100%
2007 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 25%
2007 Population Connection - Positions on Population Stabilization 50%
2006 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2006 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions 18%
2006 Population Connection - Positions 25%
2005-2006 National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association - Positions 37%
2005-2006 National Organization for Women - Positions 30%
2005-2006 Population Action International - Positions on Reproductive Health 100%
2005 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 20%
2005 National Organization for Women - Positions 50%
2005 Population Connection - Positions 50%
2005 The Population Institute - Positions 100%
2004 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2003-2004 Population Action International - Positions 33%
2003-2004 Population Connection - Positions 29%
2003 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 7%
2003 Population Action International - Positions 50%
2003 Population Connection - Positions 33%
2003 The Population Institute - Positions 0%
2002 Population Connection - Positions 20%
2001 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2001 Population Connection - Positions 25%
1996-2003 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions 20%
1995-2004 National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association - Positions 11%

Animals and Wildlife

2011-2012 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 86%
2011-2012 Food Policy Action - Positions 56%
2011-2012 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions 28%
2011 American Veterinary Medical Association - Positions on Professional Advocacy 100%
2011 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions 40%
2010-2011 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 100%
2009-2010 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 17%
2009-2010 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions 0%
2009 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 25%
2009 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions 0%
2007-2008 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 64%
2007-2008 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions on Animal Protection 17%
2007-2008 The Humane Society of the United States - Positions 17
2007 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 60%
2007 The Humane Society of the United States - Positions on Animal Protection 0
2006 Sportsmen's and Animal Owners' Voting Alliance - Positions 100%
2005-2006 American Wilderness Coalition - Positions 50%
2005-2006 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 37%
2005-2006 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions 40
2005-2006 The Humane Society of the United States - Positions 40%
2005 American Wilderness Coalition - Positions 50%
2005 The Humane Society of the United States - Positions 60%
2004 American Humane Association - Positions 60%
2004 American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals - Positions 60%
2004 Born Free USA - Positions 60%
2004 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 0%
2004 Sportsmen's and Animal Owners' Voting Alliance - Positions 100%
2004 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions 60
2004 The Humane Society of the United States - Positions 60
2003-2004 American Wilderness Coalition - Positions 75%
2003 American Humane Association - Positions 60%
2003 American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals - Positions 60%
2003 Animal Welfare Institute - Positions 60%
2003 Born Free USA - Positions 60%
2003 Doris Day Animal League - Positions 60%
2003 Sierra Club - Positions 33%
2003 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions 60%
2003 The Humane Society of the United States - Positions 60%
2001-2002 American Humane Association - Positions 60%
2001-2002 American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals - Positions 60%
2001-2002 American Wilderness Coalition - Positions 20%
2001-2002 Animal Welfare Institute - Positions 60%
2001-2002 Born Free USA - Positions 60%
2001-2002 Doris Day Animal League - Positions 60%
2001-2002 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions 60%
2001-2002 The Humane Society of the United States - Positions 60%

Business and Consumers

2012 National Association of Manufacturers - Positions of 112th Congress 59%
2012 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions 88%
2012 United States Chamber of Commerce - Lifetime Score 77%
2012 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 63%
2011-2012 American Council of Engineering Companies - Positions 78
2011-2012 Independent Electrical Contractors - Positions (Senate) 0%
2011-2012 National Association of Manufacturers - Positions 71%
2011-2012 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 55%
2011-2012 National Retail Federation - Positions: International Trade 75%
2011-2012 National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association - Positions 66%
2011-2012 Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors-National Association - Positions 67%
2011-2012 Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council - Positions 55%
2011 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 66%
2011 National Retail Federation - Positions 57%
2011 National Small Business Association - Positions 50%
2011 National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association - Positions 50%
2011 The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association - Positions 75%
2011 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 73%
2010 The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association - Positions 100%
2010 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 100%
2009-2010 American Council of Engineering Companies - Positions 80%
2009-2010 Associated General Contractors of America - Positions 60%
2009-2010 Independent Electrical Contractors - Positions 25%
2009-2010 International Warehouse Logistics Association - Positions 42%
2009-2010 National Association of Manufacturers - Positions 38%
2009-2010 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 73%
2009-2010 National Retail Federation - Positions 55%
2009-2010 National Small Business Association - Positions (Senate Only) 50%
2009-2010 National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association - Positions 60%
2009-2010 Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council - Positions 56%
2009 Heritage Alliance - Positions 50%
2009 The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association - Positions 75%
2009 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 71%
2008 Business-Industry Political Action Committee - Positions 23%
2008 United States Chamber of Commerce - Lifetime Score 77%
2008 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 71%
2007-2008 American Council of Engineering Companies - Positions 60%
2007-2008 American Forest and Paper Association - Forest Products Advocacy Score 75%
2007-2008 Associated Builders & Contractors - Positions 20%
2007-2008 Associated General Contractors of America - Positions 66%
2007-2008 International Warehouse Logistics Association - Positions 23%
2007-2008 National Association of Manufacturers - Positions 31%
2007-2008 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 80
2007-2008 National Restaurant Association - Positions on Restaurant Advocacy 28
2007-2008 National Retail Federation - Positions Retail Industry Advocacy 60%
2007-2008 National Small Business Association - Positions 50%
2007-2008 National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association - Positions 80%
2007-2008 Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors-National Association - Positions 90%
2007 Business-Industry Political Action Committee - Positions 60%
2007 The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association - Positions 50%
2007 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 64%
2006 Business-Industry Political Action Committee - Positions 63%
2006 National Association of Government Contractors - Positions 100%
2006 National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association - Positions 83%
2006 State PIRGs Working Together - Positions 18%
2006 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 83%
2006 United States Public Interest Research Group - Positions 18%
2005-2006 American Forest and Paper Association - Positions 100%
2005-2006 Associated General Contractors of America - Positions 87%
2005-2006 International Warehouse Logistics Association - Positions 100%
2005-2006 National Association of Manufacturers - Positions 84%
2005-2006 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions 100%
2005-2006 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 67%
2005-2006 National Restaurant Association - Positions 50%
2005-2006 National Retail Federation - Positions 75%
2005-2006 National Small Business Association - Positions 75%
2005-2006 Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors-National Association - Positions 80%
2005-2006 Public Citizen's Congress Watch - Positions on Population Stabilization 31%
2005 Business-Industry Political Action Committee - Positions 73%
2005 International Sleep Products Association - Positions 100%
2005 Maryland Business for Responsive Government - Positions 77%
2005 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 67%
2005 Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council - Positions 61%
2005 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 94%
2004 National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association - Positions 75%
2004 Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council - Positions 73%
2004 State PIRGs Working Together - Positions 30%
2004 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 81%
2004 United States Public Interest Research Group - Positions 30%
2003-2004 American Forest and Paper Association - Positions 77%
2003-2004 Associated Builders & Contractors - Positions 56%
2003-2004 Associated General Contractors of America - Positions 100%
2003-2004 Business-Industry Political Action Committee - Positions 63%
2003-2004 National Association for the Self-Employed - Positions 100%
2003-2004 National Association of Manufacturers - Positions 73%
2003-2004 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions 58%
2003-2004 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 67%
2003-2004 National Restaurant Association - Positions 71%
2003-2004 National Retail Federation - Positions 88%
2003-2004 National Small Business Association - Positions 100%
2003-2004 Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors-National Association - Positions 33%
2003-2004 Public Citizen's Congress Watch - Positions 24%
2003 Associated Builders & Contractors - Positions 67%
2003 Business-Industry Political Action Committee - Positions 63%
2003 Maryland Business for Responsive Government - Positions 67%
2003 National Association of Government Contractors - Positions 100%
2003 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 50%
2003 National Retail Federation - Positions 88%
2003 Public Citizen's Congress Watch - Positions 9%
2003 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 86%
2003 United States Public Interest Research Group - Positions 43%
2002 National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association - Positions 90%
2002 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 63%
2002 United States Public Interest Research Group - Positions 30%
2001-2002 Associated Builders & Contractors - Positions 78%
2001-2002 Associated General Contractors of America - Positions 66%
2001-2002 Business-Industry Political Action Committee - Positions 64%
2001-2002 National Association for the Self-Employed - Positions 100%
2001-2002 National Association of Manufacturers - Positions 63%
2001-2002 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions 79%
2001-2002 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 63%
2001-2002 Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors-National Association - Positions 50%
2001-2002 Public Citizen's Congress Watch - Positions 31%
2001-2002 Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council - Positions 53%
2001 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 50%
2001 National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association - Positions 80%
2001 Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council - Positions 42%
2001 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 71%
1999-2006 National Ready Mixed Concrete Association - Positions 71%
1999-2004 National Ready Mixed Concrete Association - Positions 20%

Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

2012 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 80%
2012 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 86%
2012 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 67%
2012 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Total Score 89%
2012 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions on Civil Rights 89%
2011-2012 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 100%
2011-2012 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 70%
2011-2012 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights 50%
2011 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 55%
2011 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 42%
2011 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) 60%
2010 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 50%
2010 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 33%
2009-2010 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 53%
2009-2010 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 75%
2009-2010 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score 45%
2009-2010 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 31%
2009-2010 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 64%
2009-2010 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 72%
2009-2010 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -5%
2009 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 70%
2009 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 73%
2009 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Action Score 28%
2009 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 86%
2008 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 75%
2008 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions on Middle Class Advocacy 67
2007-2008 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 50%
2007-2008 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 65%
2007-2008 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions on Civil and Human 61
2007-2008 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions on Civil Rights and Social Justice Issues 83%
2007-2008 National Organization for Women - Positions 50%
2007-2008 The Arc - Positions 100%
2007-2008 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -1
2007 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 71
2007 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 75%
2007 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions on Middle Class Advocacy 80
2007 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 62%
2007 League of Women Voters - Civil Liberties and Civil Rights Score 66%
2007 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 80%
2007 United To End Genocide - Positions on Darfur C
2006-2012 Global Exchange - Percent Loyalty to Finance, Insurance, Real Estate Lobby 67%
2006 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 35%
2006 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 44%
2006 United To End Genocide - Positions on Darfur A
2005-2006 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 17%
2005-2006 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 11%
2005-2006 Iranian American Political Action Committee - Positions 50%
2005-2006 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 57%
2005-2006 National Organization for Women - Positions 30%
2005-2006 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -4
2005 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 55%
2005 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 38%
2005 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 47%
2005 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 55%
2005 National Council of La Raza - Positions 100%
2005 National Organization for Women - Positions 50%
2004 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 65%
2004 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 71%
2003-2004 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 33%
2003-2004 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 25%
2003-2004 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 56%
2003-2004 League of United Latin American Citizens - Positions 83%
2003-2004 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 61%
2003-2004 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -3
2003 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 45%
2003 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 83%
2003 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 47%
2003 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 63%
2003 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -1
2001-2002 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 60%
2001-2002 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 43%
2001-2002 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 64%
2001-2002 League of United Latin American Citizens - Positions 69%
2001-2002 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 67%
2001-2002 People for the American Way - Positions 54%
2001 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 75%
2001 Common Cause - Positions 0%
2001 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 40%
2001 League of United Latin American Citizens - Positions 64%
2001 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 64%

Conservative

2012 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 43%
2012 American Conservative Union - Ratings of Congress 20%
2012 Eagle Forum - Positions 28%
2012 National Journal - Senate Conservative (Foreign) 43%
2012 National Journal - Senate Conservative (Composite Score) 49%
2012 The Club for Growth - Positions 16%
2012 The John Birch Society - Positions 33%
2011-2012 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 23%
2011-2012 Americans for Prosperity - Lifetime score 23%
2011-2012 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 53%
2011-2012 Concerned Women for America - Positions 16%
2011-2012 Heritage Action for America - Positions 20%
2011 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 45%
2011 American Conservative Union - Positions 25%
2011 Concerned Women for America - Positions 16%
2011 Eagle Forum - Positions 6%
2011 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 49%
2011 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 50%
2011 National Journal - Conservative Composite Score 51%
2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Spring-Summer) 20%
2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Summer-Fall) 35%
2011 The New American - Positions on Conservative Issues 35%
2010 American Conservative Union - Positions 48%
2010 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 47%
2010 Eagle Forum - Positions 57%
2010 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 53%
2010 National Journal - Conservative Composite Score 58%
2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (May 2010 - September 2010) 50%
2009-2010 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 8%
2009-2010 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 64%
2009-2010 Concerned Women for America - Positions 29%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (November 2009 - June 2010) 20%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2010 27%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Session) 33%
2009 American Conservative Union - Positions 44%
2009 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 47%
2009 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 64%
2009 Eagle Forum - Positions 41%
2009 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 59%
2009 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 56%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (June 2009 - November 2009) 20%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Year) 30%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2009) 40%
2008 American Conservative Union - Positions 16%
2008 Eagle Forum - Positions 50%
2008 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 50.2%
2008 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 47%
2007-2009 The New American - Positions on Conservative Issues 21%
2007-2008 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 6%
2007-2008 Campaign for Working Families - Positions on Conservative Issues 44
2007-2008 Concerned Women for America - Positions 51%
2007-2008 The John Birch Society - Positions 21%
2007 American Conservative Union - Positions 32%
2007 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 16%
2007 Eagle Forum - Positions 70%
2007 GOPUSA - Positions 10%
2007 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 53.3%
2007 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 51%
2007 The John Birch Society - Conservative Index Score 40%
2006 American Conservative Union - Positions 64%
2006 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 71%
2006 Eagle Forum - Positions 100%
2006 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 54.7%
2006 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 46%
2006 The John Birch Society - Positions 20%
2005-2006 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 76%
2005-2006 Concerned Women for America - Positions 89%
2005 American Conservative Union - Positions 60%
2005 Eagle Forum - Positions 25%
2005 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 49%
2005 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 52%
2005 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 50%
2004 American Conservative Union - Positions 52%
2004 Christian Action Network - Lifetime Score 80%
2004 Eagle Forum - Positions 80%
2004 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 45%
2004 The John Birch Society - Positions (Fall) 70%
2003-2004 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 72%
2003-2004 Concerned Women for America - Positions 92%
2003 American Conservative Union - Positions 42%
2003 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 77%
2003 Concerned Women for America - Positions 100%
2003 Eagle Forum - Positions 73%
2003 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 46%
2003 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 50%
2002 American Conservative Union - Positions 55%
2002 Eagle Forum - Positions 33%
2002 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 52%
2002 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 49%
2002 The John Birch Society - Positions 35%
2001-2010 Keep America Safe - Positions 66%
2001-2002 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 47%
2001-2002 Concerned Women for America - Positions 62%
2001 American Conservative Union - Positions 56%
2001 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 54%
2001 The John Birch Society - Positions 55%

Employment and Affirmative Action

2012 Federally Employed Women - Positions 60%
2011 Federally Employed Women - Positions 100%
2010 Federally Employed Women - Positions 30%
2009 Federally Employed Women - Positions 60%
2009 Women Employed - Positions 100%
2008 Center for Worker Freedom - Positions 0%
2008 Latin America Working Group - Positions 0%
2007-2008 Federally Employed Women - Equality in Government Score 60
2007 Center for Worker Freedom - Positions 0%
2007 Federally Employed Women - Positions 60%
2007 National Employment Lawyers Association - Positions 100%
2005-2006 Business and Professional Women USA - Positions 83%
2005-2006 Federally Employed Women - Positions 60%
2005-2006 National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association - Positions 100%
2004 Workplace Fairness - Positions 0%
2003-2004 Business and Professional Women USA - Positions 69%
2003-2004 Federally Employed Women - Positions 60%
2003-2004 National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association - Positions 100%
2003-2004 National Association for the Self-Employed - Positions 100%
2003 Business and Professional Women USA - Positions 60%
2003 United Auto Workers - Positions on Workplace Rights 67%
2003 Workplace Fairness - Positions 0%
2002 National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association - Positions 0%
2001-2002 Business and Professional Women USA - Positions 56%
2001-2002 National Association for the Self-Employed - Positions 100%
2001 American Benefits Council - Positions 29%

Entitlements and the Safety Net

2012 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 90%
2012 Alliance for Retired Americans - Lifetime Score 66%
2012 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 91%
2012 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 61%
2011 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 80%
2011 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 82%
2010 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 29%
2009-2010 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 37%
2009 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 70%
2009 Alliance for Retired Americans - Lifetime Score 64%
2009 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 79
2009 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 62%
2008 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 100%
2008 Alliance for Retired Americans - Lifetime Score 63%
2008 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 100%
2008 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 75%
2007 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 80%
2007 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions on Poverty Action A
2007 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 83%
2006 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 60%
2006 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 19%
2006 The Retired Enlisted Association - Retired Military Benefits Issues Score 47%
2005 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 50%
2005 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 46%
2004 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 88%
2004 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 100%
2003 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 40%
2003 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 67%
2002 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 60%
2002 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 70%
2001-2002 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Positions 67%
2001 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 40%
2001 American Benefits Council - Positions 29%
2001 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 62%

Environment

2012 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 57%
2012 League of Conservation Voters - Lifetime Score 44%
2011-2012 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 86%
2011-2012 Environment America - Positions 50%
2011-2012 Food Policy Action - Positions 56%
2011-2012 League of Conservation Voters - Session Score 56%
2011 Environment America - Positions 54%
2011 League of Conservation Voters - Lifetime Score 42%
2011 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 55%
2010-2011 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 100%
2010 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 0%
2010 League of Conservation Voters - Lifetime Score 41%
2009-2010 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 17%
2009-2010 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 33%
2009-2010 National Parks Conservation Association - Positions 67%
2009 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 25%
2009 Environment America - Positions 71%
2009 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 55%
2008 Environment America - Positions 80%
2007-2008 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 64%
2007-2008 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 77%
2007 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 60%
2007 League of Conservation Voters - First Session Score 67%
2006-2012 Global Exchange - Percent Loyalty to Finance, Insurance, Real Estate Lobby 67%
2006 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 43%
2005-2006 American Forest and Paper Association - Positions 100%
2005-2006 American Lands Alliance - Positions 0%
2005-2006 American Wilderness Coalition - Positions 50%
2005-2006 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 37%
2005-2006 Partnership for America - Positions 80%
2005 American Wilderness Coalition - Positions 50%
2005 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 30%
2005 Women's Action for New Directions (WAND) and-WILL - Positions 0%
2004 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 0%
2003-2004 American Lands Alliance - Positions 0%
2003-2004 American Wilderness Coalition - Positions 75%
2003-2004 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 32%
2003-2004 National Parks Conservation Association - Positions 60%
2003-2004 Women's Action for New Directions (WAND) and-WILL - Positions 47%
2003 American Lands Alliance - Positions 0%
2003 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 21%
2003 Sierra Club - Positions 33%
2001-2002 American Wilderness Coalition - Positions 20%
2001-2002 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 28%
2001-2002 National Parks Conservation Association - Positions 67%
2001-2002 Women's Action for New Directions (WAND) and-WILL - Positions 39%
2001 Californians for Population Stabilization - Positions 100%

Fiscally Conservative

2012 FreedomWorks - Positions 15%
2012 National Journal - Senate Conservative (Economic) 49%
2012 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 16%
2011-2012 Americans for Prosperity - Lifetime score 23%
2011-2012 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 23%
2011-2012 Heritage Action for America - Positions 20%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score 41%
2011 FreedomWorks - Positions 33%
2011 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 53%
2011 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 29%
2011 The Club for Growth - Positions 31%
2010 FreedomWorks - Positions 35%
2010 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 58%
2010 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 41%
2010 The Club for Growth - Positions 50%
2009-2010 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 8%
2009-2010 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 37%
2009 FreedomWorks - Positions 23%
2009 Heritage Alliance - Positions 50%
2009 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 58%
2009 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 27%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 39%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 45%
2009 The Club for Growth - Positions 30%
2008 FreedomWorks - Positions 14%
2008 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 47%
2008 National Taxpayers Union - Fiscally Conservative Score F
2008 The Club for Growth - Positions 11%
2007-2008 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 6%
2007-2008 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 28%
2007 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 16%
2007 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 5%
2007 FreedomWorks - Positions 9%
2007 GOPUSA - Positions 10%
2007 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 52%
2007 National Taxpayers Union - Fiscally Conservative Score D
2007 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 33%
2007 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 34%
2007 The Club for Growth - Positions 7%
2006 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 71%
2006 FreedomWorks - Positions 50%
2006 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 46%
2006 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 57%
2006 The Club for Growth - Positions 49%
2005-2006 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 60%
2005-2006 Partnership for America - Positions 80%
2005 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 55%
2005 FreedomWorks - Positions 44%
2005 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 41%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 40%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 58%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 75%
2004 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 50%
2004 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 46%
2004 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 34%
2004 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 55%
2003-2004 FreedomWorks - Positions 43%
2003-2004 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 43%
2003-2004 The Cato Institute - Trade Barrier Votes Score 60%
2003-2004 The Cato Institute - Trade Subsidy Votes Score 0%
2003 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 45%
2003 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 48%
2003 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 42%
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 50
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 50
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 50
2002 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 40%
2002 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 55%
2002 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 35%
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 56
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 56
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 56
2001-2002 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 9%
2001-2002 The Cato Institute - Trade Barrier Votes Score 75%
2001-2002 The Cato Institute - Trade Subsidy Votes Score 25%
2001 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 35%
2001 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 49%
2001 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 43%
2001 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 52%

Fiscally Liberal

2012 National Journal - Senate Liberal (Economic) 49%
2012 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 50%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Conservative Action Score 44%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Liberal Action Score 25%
2011 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 47%
2009-2010 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Action Score 41
2009-2010 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 71%
2009 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 36%
2009 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 41%
2009 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 90%
2008 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 52%
2008 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 100%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 6%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Oath of Office Score 0%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Right Wing Index Score 75%
2007 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 46%
2007 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions on Social Justice and Peace 56
2006 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 53%
2006 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 55%
2005 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 50%
2005 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 33%
2004 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 53%
2004 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 43%
2003 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 40%
2002 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 44%
2002 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 0%
2001-2002 People for the American Way - Positions 54%

Foreign Affairs

2012 Arab American Institute - Positions on Arab-American Issues 6%
2012 Armenian National Committee of America - Positions 46%
2012 Citizens for Global Solutions - Global Issues Score 42%
2012 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 67%
2012 National Journal - Senate Conservative (Foreign) 43%
2012 Peace Action - Positions 44%
2011-2012 ACT! for America - Positions 100%
2011-2012 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 60%
2011-2012 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights 50%
2011-2012 USA Engage - Positions 63%
2011 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 70%
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 50%
2011 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 49%
2011 Peace Action West - Positions 22%
2010 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 40%
2010 Citizens for Global Solutions - Global Issues Score B-
2010 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 41%
2010 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 53%
2010 Peace Action - Positions 79%
2010 Peace Action West - Positions 79%
2009-2012 Council for a Livable World - Positions (Senate) 92%
2009-2010 ACT! for America - Positions 67%
2009-2010 Council for a Livable World - Positions 88%
2009-2010 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -5%
2009-2010 USA Engage - Positions 50%
2009-2010 Washington Report on Middle East Affairs (WRMEA) - Positions 38%
2009 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 90%
2009 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 60%
2009 Latin America Working Group - Positions 0%
2009 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 41%
2009 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 56%
2009 Peace Action West - Positions 50%
2009 Resolve Uganda - Lifetime Score 25%
2008 Armenian National Committee of America - Positions on Armenian American Issues C
2008 Citizens for Global Solutions - Global Issues Score D+
2008 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 50%
2008 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 47%
2008 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 48%
2008 Peace Action West - Positions 40%
2008 Voices for Creative Nonviolence - Iraq-Afghanistan Supplemental Spending Score 67%
2007-2009 Citizens for Global Solutions - Global Issues Score B-
2007-2008 ACT! for America - Positions 100%
2007-2008 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 80%
2007-2008 Council for a Livable World - Positions 40%
2007-2008 National Foreign Trade Council - Positions 33%
2007-2008 Nuclear Age Peace Foundation - Positions 63%
2007-2008 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -1
2007-2008 USA Engage - Positions on Trade and Engagement C
2007-2008 Washington Report on Middle East Affairs (WRMEA) - Positions -2
2007 Citizens for Global Solutions - Global Issues Score D
2007 Council for a Livable World - Positions 59%
2007 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 75%
2007 Latin America Working Group - Positions 0%
2007 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 48%
2007 Peace Action West - Positions 9%
2007 United To End Genocide - Positions on Darfur C
2007 Voices for Creative Nonviolence - Positions on Iraq War Amendments 75%
2006-2012 Global Exchange - Percent Loyalty to Finance, Insurance, Real Estate Lobby 67%
2006 Citizens for Global Solutions - Global Issues Score C
2006 Latin America Working Group - Positions 0%
2006 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 51%
2006 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 46%
2006 Peace Action - Positions 33%
2006 Peace Action West - Positions 33%
2006 United To End Genocide - Positions on Darfur A
2006 Washington Report on Middle East Affairs (WRMEA) - Positions 33%
2005-2006 ACT! for America - Positions 67%
2005-2006 Council for a Livable World - Positions 16%
2005-2006 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 42%
2005-2006 National Foreign Trade Council - Positions 67%
2005-2006 Nuclear Age Peace Foundation - Positions 16%
2005-2006 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -4
2005 Citizens for Global Solutions - Global Issues Score B-
2005 Latin America Working Group - Positions 50%
2005 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 52%
2005 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 46%
2005 Peace Action - Positions 33%
2005 PeacePAC - Positions 25%
2004 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 0%
2004 Latin America Working Group - Positions 0%
2004 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 45%
2004 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 54%
2004 Nuclear Age Peace Foundation - Positions 0%
2004 Peace Action - Positions 50%
2003-2004 ACT! for America - Positions 0%
2003-2004 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 100%
2003-2004 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 38%
2003-2004 National Foreign Trade Council - Positions 50%
2003-2004 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -3
2003-2004 USA Engage - Positions 60%
2003 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 33%
2003 Latin America Working Group - Positions 67%
2003 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 53%
2003 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 46%
2003 Peace Action - Positions 40%
2003 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -1
2002-2003 Citizens for Global Solutions - Positions 17%
2002 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 75%
2002 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 49%
2002 Peace Action - Positions 0%
2001-2004 Council for a Livable World - Positions 33%
2001-2002 American Foreign Service Association - Positions 100%
2001-2002 American Muslims for Jerusalem - Positions on International Middle East Policy Advocacy -2
2001-2002 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 0%
2001-2002 National Foreign Trade Council - Postions 50%
2001-2002 USA Engage - Positions 60%
2001 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 38%
2001 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 36%
2001 Peace Action - Positions 14%
1998-2002 Center for Security Policy - Positions 56%

Health and Health Care

2012 AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) Advocacy Association - Positions 25%
2012 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions captured June, 2012 (reflect voting records of past 6 years) 25%
2011-2012 Food Policy Action - Positions 56%
2011-2012 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 20%
2011 AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) Advocacy Association - Positions 33%
2011 American Nurses Association - Positions 100%
2011 American Veterinary Medical Association - Positions on Professional Advocacy 100%
2011 Association of University Centers on Disabilities - Positions 66%
2011 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 25%
2010 American Public Health Association - Positions 20%
2010 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions 17%
2009-2010 Alzheimer's Impact Movement - Positions 33%
2009-2010 American Hospital Association - Positions 67%
2009-2010 National Breast Cancer Coalition - Positions 25%
2009-2010 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 57%
2009-2010 St. Joseph Health System - Positions 100%
2009 AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) Advocacy Association - Positions on AIDS Drug Assistance 35%
2009 American Nurses Association - Positions 100%
2009 American Public Health Association - Positions 71%
2009 American Society for Radiation Oncology - Positions 100%
2009 Association of University Centers on Disabilities - Positions 42%
2009 National Association of Social Workers - Positions 0%
2009 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 66%
2009 The Children's Health Fund - Positions 71%
2008 Academy of General Dentistry - Positions 100%
2008 American Public Health Association - Positions 100%
2008 National Association of Social Workers - Positions 100%
2008 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions 15%
2007-2008 AIDS United - Positions 100%
2007-2008 American Hospital Association - Positions 75%
2007-2008 National Association for Addiction Professionals (formerly National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors) - Positions 0%
2007-2008 National Breast Cancer Coalition - Positions 33%
2007-2008 National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association - Positions 0%
2007-2008 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 85%
2007-2008 St. Joseph Health System - Positions 100
2007-2008 The American Geriatrics Society - Elderly Health Advocacy Score B+
2007 Alliance For Headache Disorders Advocacy - Positions 100%
2007 American Academy of Family Physicians - Positions 100%
2007 American Public Health Association - Positions 75%
2007 Association of University Centers on Disabilities - Positions 100%
2007 Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance - Positions 0
2007 League of Women Voters - Children's Health Issues Score 100%
2007 National Association of Social Workers - Positions 100%
2006 American Public Health Association - Positions 60%
2006 National Association of Social Workers - Positions on Professional Advocacy 20
2006 Parkinsons Action Network - Positions 0%
2006 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions 18%
2006 Protect Patients Now! - Positions 0%
2005-2006 American Academy of Emergency Medicine - Positions 0%
2005-2006 American Hospital Association - Positions 50%
2005-2006 American Nurses Association - Positions 80%
2005-2006 National Association for Addiction Professionals (formerly National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors) - Positions 50%
2005-2006 National Breast Cancer Coalition - Positions 40%
2005-2006 National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association - Positions 37%
2005-2006 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 75%
2005-2006 St. Joseph Health System - Positions 40%
2005 American Public Health Association - Positions 50%
2004 American College of Emergency Physicians - Positions 0%
2004 American Public Health Association - Positions 57%
2004 Citizens for Health - Whole Person Health Rating - Whole Person Health Score 50%
2004 Parkinsons Action Network - Positions 100%
2003-2004 American Academy of Emergency Medicine - Positions 50%
2003-2004 National Breast Cancer Coalition - Positions 100%
2003-2004 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 91%
2003 American College of Emergency Physicians - Positions 50%
2003 American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists - Positions 100%
2003 American Public Health Association - Positions 50%
2003 American Society of Anesthesiologists - Positions 67%
2003 Global AIDS Alliance - Positions 60%
2002 American Public Health Association - Positions 29%
2002 Pennsylvania State Nurses Association - Positions 50%
2001-2002 National Association of Social Workers - Positions 62%
2001-2002 National Breast Cancer Coalition - Positions 80%
2001-2002 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
2001 AIDS United - Positions 100%
2001 American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists - Positions 50%
2001 American Medical Association - Positions 100%
2001 American Public Health Association - Positions 0%
2001 National Breast Cancer Coalition - Positions 40%
2001 The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Positions 100%
1996-2003 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions 20%
1995-2004 National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association - Positions 11%
1995-2004 Protect Patients Now! - Positions 0%

Higher Education

2012 National Education Association - Positions 100%
2011-2012 American Association of University Women - Positions 70
2011-2012 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 66%
2011 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 50%
2011 National Education Association - Positions 100%
2009-2010 American Association of University Women - Positions 50%
2009-2010 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 70%
2009 American Association of University Women - Positions 63%
2009 National Education Association - Positions on Public Education Teaching Profession Issues A
2007-2008 American Association of University Women - Positions 90%
2007-2008 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 87%
2007-2008 National Education Association - Positions on Public Education Teaching Profession Issues A
2007 American Association of University Women - Positions 83
2007 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 100%
2007 National Education Association - Positions on Public Education Teaching Profession Issues A
2006 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 100%
2005-2006 American Association of University Women - Positions 30%
2005 American Association of University Women - Positions 33%
2005 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 67%
2003-2004 American Association of University Women - Positions 50%
2003-2004 National Education Association - Positions 90%
2003 American Association of University Women - Positions 60%
2003 National Education Association - Positions 100%
2002 National Education Association - Positions 0%
2001-2002 American Association of University Women - Positions 62%
2001 American Association of University Women - Positions 67%
2001 National Education Association - Positions 90%

Immigration

2012 Arab American Institute - Positions on Arab-American Issues 6%
2011-2012 The Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans - Positions 0%
2011 Arab American Institute - Positions on Arab-American Issues 14%
2009-2010 American Immigration Lawyers Association - U.S. Senate Score 0%
2009-2010 Federation for American Immigration Reform - Positions 71%
2009-2010 The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association - Positions 25%
2007-2010 National Latino Congreso/William C. Velásquez Institute - Positions 33%
2007-2008 American Immigration Lawyers Association - Positions 80%
2007-2008 English First - Positions on English as the Official Language D
2007-2008 Federation for American Immigration Reform - Positions 63%
2007-2008 The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association - Greek American Issues Score 53%
2007-2008 United States English - Positions on English as the Official Language A
2007 English First - Positions 33%
2007 National Council of Agricultural Employers - Positions 0%
2006 American Immigration Lawyers Association - Positions 0%
2006 English First - Positions 25%
2005-2006 Americans for Better Immigration - Positions 72%
2005-2006 Federation for American Immigration Reform - Positions 100%
2005-2006 Iranian American Political Action Committee - Positions 50%
2005-2006 United States Border Control - Positions 83%
2005 Federation for American Immigration Reform - Positions 0%
2005 National Council of Agricultural Employers - Positions 80%
2005 National Council of La Raza - Positions 100%
2004 Federation for American Immigration Reform - Positions 0%
2003-2006 Americans for Better Immigration - Positions 17%
2003-2005 Americans for Better Immigration - Positions 8%
2003-2004 National Hispanic Leadership Agenda - Positions 83%
2002 American Immigration Lawyers Association - Positions 0%
2001-2002 National Hispanic Leadership Agenda - Positions 69%
2001 Californians for Population Stabilization - Positions 100%
2001 English First - Positions 0%
1995-2004 American Immigration Lawyers Association - Positions 0%
1989-2013 NumbersUSA [Americans for Better Immigration] - Overall - Career (Feb 11, 2013) 66%
1989-2002 Americans for Better Immigration - Lifetime Score 70%
1989-2001 Americans for Better Immigration - Lifetime Score 70%

Labor Unions

2012 American Federation of Government Employees - Positions 89
2012 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 91%
2012 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Lifetime Score 70%
2012 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 88%
2012 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 61%
2011-2012 American Federation of Teachers - Positions 57%
2011-2012 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers - Lifetime Scores (Senate Only) 89%
2011-2012 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 0%
2011 American Federation of Government Employees - Positions 69%
2011 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 58%
2011 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Lifetime Score 66%
2011 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 57%
2011 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 100%
2010 American Federation of Government Employees - Positions 36%
2010 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 44%
2010 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 60%
2010 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 50%
2009-2010 Communications Workers of America - Positions 33%
2009-2010 International Brotherhood of Teamsters - Positions 54%
2009-2010 International Foodservice Distributors Association - Positions 36%
2009-2010 National Farmers Union - Positions 67%
2009-2010 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 37%
2009 American Federation of Government Employees - Positions 69%
2009 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Lifetime Score 75%
2009 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 78%
2009 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 82%
2009 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 80%
2009 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 100%
2009 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 62%
2009 United Auto Workers - Positions 71%
2009 Women Employed - Positions 100%
2008 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 100%
2008 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Lifetime Score 74%
2008 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Lifetime Score 66%
2008 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 89%
2008 Center for Worker Freedom - Positions 0%
2008 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 100%
2008 Latin America Working Group - Positions 0%
2008 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 75%
2008 United Electrical Radio and Machine Workers - Positions 40
2008 Utility Workers Union of America - Positions 100%
2007-2008 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers - Positions 74%
2007-2008 International Foodservice Distributors Association - Positions 14%
2007-2008 National Farmers Union - Family Farm Advocacy Score 91
2007-2008 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 100%
2007 American Federation of Government Employees - Positions 100%
2007 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 95%
2007 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 86%
2007 Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers - Positions 100%
2007 Center for Worker Freedom - Positions 0%
2007 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 60%
2007 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 100
2007 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 83%
2007 United Auto Workers - Positions 100%
2007 United Electrical Radio and Machine Workers - Positions 17
2007 Utility Workers Union of America - Positions 100
2006 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 47%
2006 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 38%
2006 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 25%
2006 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 40%
2006 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 19%
2006 Transportation Communications Union - Positions 25%
2006 United Auto Workers - Positions 38%
2005-2006 American Road and Transportation Builders Association - Positions 100%
2005-2006 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers - Positions 75%
2005-2006 National Farmers Union - Positions 50%
2005 American Federation of Government Employees - Positions 58%
2005 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 64%
2005 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 63%
2005 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 60%
2005 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 67%
2005 International Sleep Products Association - Positions 100%
2005 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 46%
2005 Transportation Communications Union - Positions 60%
2005 United Auto Workers - Positions 43%
2005 United Electrical Radio and Machine Workers - Positions 0%
2004 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 82%
2004 American Postal Workers Union - Positions 82%
2004 Communications Workers of America - Positions 100%
2004 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 100%
2004 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 83%
2004 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 100%
2004 Transportation Communications Union - Positions 100%
2004 United Auto Workers - Positions 64%
2004 United Electrical Radio and Machine Workers - Positions 33%
2003-2004 American Federation of Government Employees - Positions 56%
2003-2004 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 73%
2003-2004 American Road and Transportation Builders Association - Positions 100%
2003-2004 Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers - Positions 31%
2003-2004 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers - Positions 57%
2003-2004 National Farmers Union - Positions 89%
2003 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 62%
2003 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 73%
2003 Communications Workers of America - Positions 86%
2003 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 83%
2003 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 86%
2003 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers - Positions 55%
2003 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 67%
2003 Transportation Communications Union - Positions 86%
2003 United Auto Workers - Positions on Workplace Rights 67%
2003 United Electrical Radio and Machine Workers - Positions 33%
2002 American Federation of Government Employees - Positions 50%
2002 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 62%
2002 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 63%
2002 Communications Workers of America - Positions 57%
2002 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 0%
2002 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 50%
2002 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 70%
2002 Transportation Communications Union - Positions 40%
2002 United Auto Workers - Positions 42%
2002 United Electrical Radio and Machine Workers - Positions 0%
2001-2002 American Postal Workers Union - Positions 50%
2001-2002 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers - Positions 83%
2001-2002 National Farmers Union - Positions 80%
2001 American Federation of Government Employees - Positions 67%
2001 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 81%
2001 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 50%
2001 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 75%
2001 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 100%
2001 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 62%
2001 Transportation Communications Union - Positions 100%
2001 United Auto Workers - Positions 57%
2001 United Electrical Radio and Machine Workers - Positions 72%
2001 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 75%
1999 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 62%
1997-2008 United Electrical Radio and Machine Workers - Lifetime Score 24%

Liberal

2012 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 80%
2012 National Journal - Senate Liberal (Foreign) 53%
2012 National Journal - Senate Liberal (Composite Score) 51%
2011 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 55%
2011 National Journal - Liberal Composite Score 49%
2010 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 50%
2010 National Journal - Liberal Composite Score 42%
2010 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 41%
2009 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 70%
2009 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 41%
2009 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 41%
2008 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 75%
2008 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 50%
2008 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 48%
2007 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 75%
2007 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 48%
2007 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 46.7%
2006 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 35%
2006 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 45.3%
2006 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 51%
2005-2006 Campaign for America's Future - Energy Score 33%
2005 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 55%
2005 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 45%
2005 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 46%
2005 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 50%
2004 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 65%
2004 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 54%
2003-2004 Democrats for Life of America - Positions 100%
2003-2004 Radical Middle - Positions 25%
2003 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 45%
2003 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 55%
2003 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 51%
2003 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 51%
2003 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 53%
2002 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 50%
2002 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 48%
2001-2002 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 55%
2001-2002 Radical Middle - Positions 15%
2001 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 70%
2001 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 40%
2001 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 36%

Marriage, Family, and Children

2012 Eagle Forum - Positions 28%
2011-2012 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 53%
2011 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 30%
2011 Eagle Forum - Positions 6%
2011 Family Research Council - Positions 14%
2010 Eagle Forum - Positions 57%
2009-2010 American Family Association - Positions 32%
2009-2010 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 64%
2009-2010 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 60%
2009-2010 Family Research Council - Positions 33%
2009 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 64%
2009 Eagle Forum - Positions 41%
2009 Population Connection - Committee Votes Score 0%
2008 Eagle Forum - Positions 50%
2007-2008 American Family Association - Positions 66%
2007-2008 Campaign for Working Families - Positions on Conservative Issues 44
2007-2008 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 80%
2007-2008 Family Research Council - Positions 88%
2007-2008 Population Action International - Positions 100%
2007 American Academy of Family Physicians - Positions 100%
2007 Eagle Forum - Positions 70%
2007 Family Research Council - Positions 85
2007 League of Women Voters - Children's Health Issues Score 100%
2007 Population Connection - Positions on Population Stabilization 50%
2006 Eagle Forum - Positions 100%
2006 Family Research Council - Positions 87%
2006 Population Connection - Positions 25%
2005-2006 American Family Association - Positions 66%
2005-2006 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 76%
2005-2006 Population Action International - Positions on Reproductive Health 100%
2005 Eagle Forum - Positions 25%
2005 Population Connection - Positions 50%
2004 American Family Association - Positions 100%
2004 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 83%
2004 Eagle Forum - Positions 80%
2004 Family Research Council - Positions 67%
2003-2004 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 72%
2003-2004 National Parent Teacher Association - Positions 87%
2003-2004 Population Action International - Positions 33%
2003-2004 Population Connection - Positions 29%
2003 American Family Association - Positions 100%
2003 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 77%
2003 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 83%
2003 Eagle Forum - Positions 73%
2003 Family Research Council - Positions 86%
2003 Population Action International - Positions 50%
2003 Population Connection - Positions 33%
2002 American Family Voices - Positions 50%
2002 Eagle Forum - Positions 33%
2002 Population Connection - Positions 20%
2001-2002 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 47%
2001-2002 Family Research Council - Positions 44%
2001-2002 National Parent Teacher Association - Positions 100%
2001 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 60%
2001 Population Connection - Positions 25%

Natural Resources and Energy

2007-2008 The National Mining Association - Positions 50%

Religion

2012 Bread for the World - Positions 75%
2012 Catholic Advocate - Positions 25%
2012 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 67%
2012 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 50%
2012 Open Doors USA - Positions 50%
2012 The John Birch Society - Positions 33%
2011-2012 ACT! for America - Positions 100%
2011-2012 Concerned Women for America - Positions 16%
2011 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 30%
2011 Concerned Women for America - Positions 16%
2011 Family Research Council - Positions 14%
2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Summer-Fall) 35%
2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Spring-Summer) 20%
2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (May 2010 - September 2010) 50%
2009-2010 ACT! for America - Positions 67%
2009-2010 American Family Association - Positions 32%
2009-2010 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 60%
2009-2010 Concerned Women for America - Positions 29%
2009-2010 Family Research Council - Positions 33%
2009-2010 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 71%
2009-2010 Secular Coalition for America - U.S. Senate Score 17%
2009-2010 St. Joseph Health System - Positions 100%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2010 27%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (November 2009 - June 2010) 20%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Session) 33%
2009 Heritage Alliance - Positions 50%
2009 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 90%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Year) 30%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (June 2009 - November 2009) 20%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2009) 40%
2008 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 100%
2007-2008 ACT! for America - Positions 100%
2007-2008 American Family Association - Positions 66%
2007-2008 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 80%
2007-2008 Concerned Women for America - Positions 51%
2007-2008 Family Research Council - Positions 88%
2007-2008 Secular Coalition for America - Positions on Secular Issues F
2007-2008 St. Joseph Health System - Positions 100
2007-2008 The John Birch Society - Positions 21%
2007 Family Research Council - Positions 85
2007 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions on Social Justice and Peace 56
2007 The John Birch Society - Conservative Index Score 40%
2007 Traditional Values Coalition - Positions 66
2006 Americans United for the Separation of Church and State - Positions 0%
2006 Family Research Council - Positions 87%
2006 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 55%
2006 Secular Coalition for America - Positions 0%
2006 The John Birch Society - Positions 20%
2006 Traditional Values Coalition - Positions 80%
2005-2006 ACT! for America - Positions 67%
2005-2006 American Family Association - Positions 66%
2005-2006 Concerned Women for America - Positions 89%
2005-2006 St. Joseph Health System - Positions 40%
2005 Mennonite Central Committee - Positions 33%
2005 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 33%
2004 American Family Association - Positions 100%
2004 Christian Action Network - Lifetime Score 80%
2004 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 83%
2004 Family Research Council - Positions 67%
2004 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 43%
2004 The John Birch Society - Positions (Fall) 70%
2003-2004 ACT! for America - Positions 0%
2003-2004 Bread for the World - Positions 100%
2003-2004 Concerned Women for America - Positions 92%
2003 American Family Association - Positions 100%
2003 Center for Reclaiming America - Positions 67%
2003 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 83%
2003 Concerned Women for America - Positions 100%
2003 Family Research Council - Positions 86%
2003 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 40%
2002 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 0%
2002 The John Birch Society - Positions 35%
2001-2002 American Muslims for Jerusalem - Positions on International Middle East Policy Advocacy -2
2001-2002 Bread for the World - Positions 100%
2001-2002 Concerned Women for America - Positions 62%
2001-2002 Family Research Council - Positions 44%
2001 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 60%
2001 The John Birch Society - Positions 55%

Senior Citizens

2012 Alliance for Retired Americans - Lifetime Score 66%
2012 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 90%
2012 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 61%
2011 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 80%
2009-2010 Alzheimer's Impact Movement - Positions 33%
2009-2010 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 37%
2009 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 70%
2009 Alliance for Retired Americans - Lifetime Score 64%
2009 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 62%
2008 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 100%
2008 Alliance for Retired Americans - Lifetime Score 63%
2008 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 75%
2007-2008 The American Geriatrics Society - Elderly Health Advocacy Score B+
2007 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 80%
2007 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 83%
2006 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 60%
2006 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 19%
2006 The Retired Enlisted Association - Retired Military Benefits Issues Score 47%
2005-2006 National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association - Positions 100%
2005 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 50%
2005 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 46%
2004 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 88%
2004 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 100%
2003-2004 National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association - Positions 100%
2003-2004 Retire Safe - Positions 56%
2003 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 40%
2003 Leading Age - Positions 67%
2003 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 67%
2002 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 60%
2002 National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association - Positions 0%
2002 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 70%
2001-2002 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Positions 67%
2001 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 40%
2001 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 62%

Socially Conservative

2012 Catholic Advocate - Positions 25%
2012 Catholic Advocate - Positions 25%
2012 Eagle Forum - Positions 28%
2012 Eagle Forum - Positions 28%
2012 Family Research Council - Positions 14%
2012 Family Research Council - Positions 14%
2012 National Journal - Senate Conservative (Social) 52%
2012 National Journal - Senate Conservative (Social) 52%
2012 The John Birch Society - Positions 33%
2012 The John Birch Society - Positions 33%
2011-2012 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 53%
2011-2012 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 53%
2011-2012 Concerned Women for America - Positions 16%
2011-2012 Concerned Women for America - Positions 16%
2011-2012 Heritage Action for America - Positions 20%
2011-2012 Heritage Action for America - Positions 20%
2011-2012 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 20%
2011-2012 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 20%
2011 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 30%
2011 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 30%
2011 Concerned Women for America - Positions 16%
2011 Concerned Women for America - Positions 16%
2011 Eagle Forum - Positions 6%
2011 Eagle Forum - Positions 6%
2011 Family Research Council - Positions 14%
2011 Family Research Council - Positions 14%
2011 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 51%
2011 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 51%
2011 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 25%
2011 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 25%
2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Summer-Fall) 35%
2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Summer-Fall) 35%
2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Spring-Summer) 20%
2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Spring-Summer) 20%
2010 Eagle Forum - Positions 57%
2010 Eagle Forum - Positions 57%
2010 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 58%
2010 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 58%
2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (May 2010 - September 2010) 50%
2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (May 2010 - September 2010) 50%
2009-2010 American Family Association - Positions 32%
2009-2010 American Family Association - Positions 32%
2009-2010 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 64%
2009-2010 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 64%
2009-2010 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 60%
2009-2010 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 60%
2009-2010 Concerned Women for America - Positions 29%
2009-2010 Concerned Women for America - Positions 29%
2009-2010 Family Research Council - Positions 33%
2009-2010 Family Research Council - Positions 33%
2009-2010 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 57%
2009-2010 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 57%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (November 2009 - June 2010) 20%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (November 2009 - June 2010) 20%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2010 27%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Session) 33%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2010 27%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Session) 33%
2009 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 64%
2009 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 64%
2009 Eagle Forum - Positions 41%
2009 Eagle Forum - Positions 41%
2009 Heritage Alliance - Positions 50%
2009 Heritage Alliance - Positions 50%
2009 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 61%
2009 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 61%
2009 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 66%
2009 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 66%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 45%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 45%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 39%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 39%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2009) 40%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (June 2009 - November 2009) 20%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (June 2009 - November 2009) 20%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Year) 30%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Year) 30%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2009) 40%
2008 Eagle Forum - Positions 50%
2008 Eagle Forum - Positions 50%
2008 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 53%
2008 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 53%
2007-2008 American Family Association - Positions 66%
2007-2008 American Family Association - Positions 66%
2007-2008 Campaign for Working Families - Positions on Conservative Issues 44
2007-2008 Campaign for Working Families - Positions on Conservative Issues 44
2007-2008 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 80%
2007-2008 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 80%
2007-2008 Concerned Women for America - Positions 51%
2007-2008 Concerned Women for America - Positions 51%
2007-2008 Family Research Council - Positions 88%
2007-2008 Family Research Council - Positions 88%
2007-2008 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 85%
2007-2008 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 85%
2007-2008 The John Birch Society - Positions 21%
2007-2008 The John Birch Society - Positions 21%
2007 Eagle Forum - Positions 70%
2007 Eagle Forum - Positions 70%
2007 Family Research Council - Positions 85
2007 Family Research Council - Positions 85
2007 GOPUSA - Positions 10%
2007 GOPUSA - Positions 10%
2007 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 55%
2007 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 55%
2007 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 33%
2007 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 34%
2007 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 34%
2007 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 33%
2007 The John Birch Society - Conservative Index Score 40%
2007 The John Birch Society - Conservative Index Score 40%
2007 Traditional Values Coalition - Positions 66
2007 Traditional Values Coalition - Positions 66
2006 Eagle Forum - Positions 100%
2006 Eagle Forum - Positions 100%
2006 Family Research Council - Positions 87%
2006 Family Research Council - Positions 87%
2006 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 69%
2006 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 69%
2006 The John Birch Society - Positions 20%
2006 The John Birch Society - Positions 20%
2006 Traditional Values Coalition - Positions 80%
2006 Traditional Values Coalition - Positions 80%
2005-2006 American Family Association - Positions 66%
2005-2006 American Family Association - Positions 66%
2005-2006 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 76%
2005-2006 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 76%
2005-2006 Concerned Women for America - Positions 89%
2005-2006 Concerned Women for America - Positions 89%
2005-2006 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 75%
2005-2006 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 75%
2005-2006 Partnership for America - Positions 80%
2005-2006 Partnership for America - Positions 80%
2005 Eagle Forum - Positions 25%
2005 Eagle Forum - Positions 25%
2005 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 48%
2005 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 48%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 58%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 40%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 40%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 75%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 75%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 58%
2004 American Family Association - Positions 100%
2004 American Family Association - Positions 100%
2004 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 83%
2004 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 83%
2004 Eagle Forum - Positions 80%
2004 Eagle Forum - Positions 80%
2004 Family Research Council - Positions 67%
2004 Family Research Council - Positions 67%
2004 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 54%
2004 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 54%
2004 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 55%
2004 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 55%
2004 The John Birch Society - Positions (Fall) 70%
2004 The John Birch Society - Positions (Fall) 70%
2003-2004 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 72%
2003-2004 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 72%
2003-2004 Concerned Women for America - Positions 92%
2003-2004 Concerned Women for America - Positions 92%
2003-2004 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 91%
2003-2004 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 91%
2003 American Family Association - Positions 100%
2003 American Family Association - Positions 100%
2003 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 77%
2003 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 77%
2003 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 83%
2003 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 83%
2003 Concerned Women for America - Positions 100%
2003 Concerned Women for America - Positions 100%
2003 Eagle Forum - Positions 73%
2003 Eagle Forum - Positions 73%
2003 Family Research Council - Positions 86%
2003 Family Research Council - Positions 86%
2003 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 53%
2003 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 53%
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 50
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 50
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 50
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 50
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 50
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 50
2002 Eagle Forum - Positions 33%
2002 Eagle Forum - Positions 33%
2002 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 50%
2002 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 50%
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 56
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 56
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 56
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 56
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 56
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 56
2002 The John Birch Society - Positions 35%
2002 The John Birch Society - Positions 35%
2001-2002 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 47%
2001-2002 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 47%
2001-2002 Concerned Women for America - Positions 62%
2001-2002 Concerned Women for America - Positions 62%
2001-2002 Family Research Council - Positions 44%
2001-2002 Family Research Council - Positions 44%
2001-2002 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
2001-2002 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
2001 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 60%
2001 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 60%
2001 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 52%
2001 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 52%
2001 The John Birch Society - Positions 55%
2001 The John Birch Society - Positions 55%

Socially Liberal

2012 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 80%
2012 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 80%
2012 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2012 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2012 National Journal - Senate Liberal (Social) 47%
2012 National Journal - Senate Liberal (Social) 47%
2012 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 50%
2012 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 50%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Liberal Action Score 25%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Liberal Action Score 25%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Conservative Action Score 44%
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 41%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score 41%
2011 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 55%
2011 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 55%
2011 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 90%
2011 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 90%
2011 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 49%
2011 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 49%
2010 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 50%
2010 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 50%
2010 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2010 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2010 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 41%
2010 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 41%
2009-2010 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Action Score 41
2009-2010 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Action Score 41
2009-2010 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 71%
2009-2010 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 71%
2009 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 70%
2009 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 70%
2009 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 36%
2009 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 36%
2009 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 15%
2009 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 15%
2009 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 38%
2009 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 38%
2009 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 90%
2009 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 90%
2008 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 75%
2008 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 75%
2008 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2008 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2008 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 46%
2008 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 46%
2008 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 100%
2008 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 100%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Oath of Office Score 0%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 6%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 6%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Right Wing Index Score 75%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Right Wing Index Score 75%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Oath of Office Score 0%
2007 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 75%
2007 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 75%
2007 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 25%
2007 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 25%
2007 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 44%
2007 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 44%
2007 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions on Social Justice and Peace 56
2007 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions on Social Justice and Peace 56
2006 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 35%
2006 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 35%
2006 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2006 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2006 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 29%
2006 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 29%
2006 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 55%
2006 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 55%
2005-2006 Campaign for America's Future - Energy Score 33%
2005-2006 Campaign for America's Future - Energy Score 33%
2005 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 55%
2005 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 55%
2005 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 20%
2005 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 20%
2005 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 45%
2005 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 45%
2005 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 51%
2005 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 51%
2005 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 33%
2005 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 33%
2004 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 65%
2004 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 65%
2004 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2004 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2004 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 45%
2004 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 45%
2004 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 43%
2004 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 43%
2003 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 45%
2003 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 45%
2003 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 7%
2003 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 7%
2003 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 55%
2003 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 55%
2003 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 46%
2003 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 46%
2003 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 40%
2003 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 40%
2002 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 50%
2002 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 50%
2002 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 49%
2002 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 49%
2002 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 0%
2002 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 0%
2001-2002 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 55%
2001-2002 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 55%
2001-2002 People for the American Way - Positions 54%
2001-2002 People for the American Way - Positions 54%
2001 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 70%
2001 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 70%
2001 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2001 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2001 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 40%
2001 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 40%
2001 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 51%
2001 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 51%

Taxes

2012 FreedomWorks - Positions 15%
2012 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 16%
2011 FreedomWorks - Positions 33%
2011 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 29%
2011 The Club for Growth - Positions 31%
2010 FreedomWorks - Positions 35%
2010 The Club for Growth - Positions 50%
2009-2010 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 37%
2009 FreedomWorks - Positions 23%
2009 Heritage Alliance - Positions 50%
2009 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 27%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 45%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 39%
2009 The Club for Growth - Positions 30%
2008 Americans for Fair Taxation - Positions on the FairTax -1
2008 FreedomWorks - Positions 14%
2008 National Taxpayers Union - Fiscally Conservative Score F
2008 The Club for Growth - Positions 11%
2007-2008 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 28%
2007 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 5%
2007 FreedomWorks - Positions 9%
2007 National Taxpayers Union - Fiscally Conservative Score D
2007 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 34%
2007 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 33%
2007 The Club for Growth - Positions 7%
2006 FreedomWorks - Positions 50%
2006 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 57%
2006 The Club for Growth - Positions 49%
2005-2006 Citizens for Tax Justice - Positions 0%
2005-2006 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 60%
2005 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 55%
2005 FreedomWorks - Positions 44%
2005 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 41%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 75%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 58%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 40%
2004 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 50%
2004 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 34%
2004 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 55%
2003-2004 FreedomWorks - Positions 43%
2003-2004 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 43%
2003 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 45%
2003 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 42%
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 50
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 50
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 50
2002 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 40%
2002 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 35%
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 56
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 56
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 56
2001-2002 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 9%
2001 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 35%
2001 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 43%
2001 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 52%

Technology and Communication

2012 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions 88%
2009-2010 Communications Workers of America - Positions 33%
2009 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 80%
2008 CNET News - Positions 50%
2007-2008 Information Technology Industry Council - Positions 100%
2007 Computer & Communications Industry Association - Positions 71%
2007 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 60%
2006 CNET News - Positions 56%
2005-2006 Information Technology Industry Council - Positions 100%
2005-2006 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions 100%
2005 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 60%
2004 Communications Workers of America - Positions 100%
2004 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 100%
2003-2004 Information Technology Industry Council - Positions 100%
2003-2004 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions 58%
2003 Communications Workers of America - Positions 86%
2003 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 83%
2002 Communications Workers of America - Positions 57%
2002 Information Technology Industry Council - Positions 83%
2002 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 0%
2001-2002 Information Technology Industry Council - Lifetime Score 83%
2001-2002 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions 79%
2001 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 75%