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Richard M. Burr

Richard M. Burr's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Liberal

Full Name: Richard M. Burr
Current Office: U.S. Senate - Sr, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2004
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2016

Liberal

2013-2014 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score (Jan. 13, 2014) 30%
2013-2014 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score (Jan. 13, 2014) 30%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Lifetime Score 4%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Crucial Votes 2%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Crucial Votes Lifetime Score 2%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Overall Positions 9%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Crucial Votes 2%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Lifetime Score 4%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Overall Positions 9%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Crucial Votes Lifetime Score 2%
2013 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy 24%
2013 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 19%
2013 National Journal - Liberal (Composite) 28%
2012 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 0%
2012 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 0%
2012 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2012 National Journal - Senate Liberal (Composite Score) 20%
2012 National Journal - Senate Liberal (Economic) 18%
2012 National Journal - Senate Liberal (Foreign) 15%
2012 National Journal - Senate Liberal (Social) 25%
2012 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 16%
2012 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 16%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Liberal Action Score 0%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Conservative Action Score 69%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score 16%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Liberal Action Score 0%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Conservative Action Score 69%
2011 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 10%
2011 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 10%
2011 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2011 National Journal - Liberal Composite Score 11%
2011 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 0%
2011 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 0%
2010 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5%
2010 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5%
2010 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2010 National Journal - Liberal Composite Score 24%
2010 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 0%
2010 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 28%
2009-2010 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Action Score 73
2009-2010 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Action Score 73
2009-2010 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 14%
2009-2010 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 14%
2009 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 10%
2009 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 10%
2009 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 4%
2009 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 4%
2009 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2009 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 0%
2009 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 21%
2009 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 11%
2009 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 8%
2009 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 20%
2009 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 20%
2008 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5%
2008 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5%
2008 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2008 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 12%
2008 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 6%
2008 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 0%
2008 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 16%
2008 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 63%
2008 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 63%
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 - Progressive Action Score 0%
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 - Progressive Action Score 0%
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 - Oath of Office Score 0%
2007 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 0%
2007 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 0%
2007 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2007 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 17%
2007 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 7.8%
2007 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 0%
2007 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 0%
2007 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions on Social Justice and Peace 13
2007 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions on Social Justice and Peace 13
2006 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 10%
2006 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 10%
2006 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2006 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 23%
2006 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 29.8%
2006 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 42%
2006 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 18%
2006 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 22%
2006 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 22%
2005-2006 Campaign for America's Future - Energy Score 17%
2005-2006 Campaign for America's Future - Energy Score 17%
2005 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5%
2005 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5%
2005 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2005 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 10%
2005 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 10%
2005 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 26%
2005 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 36%
2005 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 0%
2005 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 27%
2005 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 0%
2005 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 0%
2004 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 10%
2004 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 10%
2004 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2004 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 20%
2004 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 20%
2003-2004 Radical Middle - Positions 20%
2003 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 15%
2003 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 15%
2003 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2003 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 0%
2003 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 0%
2003 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 0%
2003 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 17%
2003 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 17%
2002 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 0%
2002 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 0%
2002 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 21%
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 5%
2001-2002 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 5%
2001-2002 Radical Middle - Positions 30%
2001 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 10%
2001 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 10%
2001 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2001 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 4%
2001 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 4%
2000 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5%
2000 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2000 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 0%
2000 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 26%
2000 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 6%
2000 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 17%
2000 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 17%
1999 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5%
1999 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5%
1999 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
1999 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 23%
1999 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 10%
1999 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 18%
1999 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 18%
1998 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5%
1998 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5%
1998 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 21%
1998 National Journal - Liberal on Defense/Foreign Policy Score 18%
1998 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 15%
1998 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 23%
1998 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 23%
1997-1998 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 5%
1997-1998 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 5%
1997 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 10%
1997 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 10%
1997 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
1996 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5%
1996 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5%
1996 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
1996 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 0%
1996 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 10%
1996 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign\Defense Policy 0%
1996 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 7%
1996 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 7%
1995-1996 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 5%
1995-1996 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 5%
1995 The Libertarian Party - Positions 80%
1995 The Libertarian Party - Positions 45%
1995 The Libertarian Party - Positions 10%

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