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Michael 'Mike' DeWine's Ratings and Endorsements

Office: Attorney General (OH), Republican
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for Attorney General

Abortion and Reproductive

2006 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions 7%
2006 Population Connection - Positions 25%
2005 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2005 National Organization for Women - Positions 75%
2005 Population Connection - Positions 17%
2005 The Population Institute - Positions 50%
2004 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2003-2004 Population Action International - Positions 0%
2003-2004 Population Connection - Positions 14%
2003 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2003 Population Action International - Positions 0%
2003 Population Connection - Positions 17%
2003 The Population Institute - Positions 0%
2002 Population Connection - Positions 20%
2001 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2001 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions 0%
2001 Population Connection - Positions 25%
2000 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2000 Population Connection - Positions 13%
1999-2002 National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association - Positions 0%
1999 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
1999 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions 0%
1999 Population Connection - Positions 20%
1998 National Organization for Women - Positions 0%
1997-1998 Population Connection - Positions 0%
1997 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
1997 Population Connection - Positions 0%
1996-2003 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions 0%
1996 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
1996 Population Connection - Positions 11%
1995-2004 National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association - Positions 0%
1995-1998 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions 0%
1993-1996 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions 14%

Animals and Wildlife

2006 Sportsmen and Animal Owner's Voting Alliance - Positions 0%
2005-2006 The Humane Society of the United States - Positions 80%
2005 American Wilderness Coalition - Positions 75%
2005 The Humane Society of the United States - Positions 100%
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 and Animal Owner's Voting Alliance - Positions 0%
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 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 18%
2003 Doris Day Animal League - Positions 60%
2003 Sierra Club - Positions 10%
2003 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions 60%
2003 The Humane Society of the United States - Positions 60%
2001-2002 American Humane Association - Positions 86%
2001-2002 American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals - Positions 86%
2001-2002 American Wilderness Coalition - Positions 40%
2001-2002 Animal Welfare Institute - Positions 86%
2001-2002 Born Free USA - Positions 86%
2001-2002 Doris Day Animal League - Positions 86%
2001-2002 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions 86%
2001-2002 The Humane Society of the United States - Positions 86%
2000 Animal Welfare Institute - Positions 50%
2000 The Humane Society of the United States - Positions 40
1999-2000 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions 40%
1999 The Humane Society of the United States - Positions 50%
1995-1996 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions 75%
1995 The Humane Society of the United States - Positions 75%

Business and Consumers

2006 National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association - Positions 96%
2006 United States Public Interest Research Group - Positions 45%
2005-2006 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 78%
2005 Business-Industry Political Action Committee - Positions 66%
2005 International Sleep Products Association - Positions 100%
2005 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 67%
2005 Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council - Positions 61%
2005 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 83%
2004 National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association - Positions 93%
2004 Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council - Positions 93%
2004 State PIRGs Working Together - Positions 10%
2004 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 88%
2004 United States Public Interest Research Group - Positions 10%
2003-2004 American Forest and Paper Association - Positions 91%
2003-2004 Associated Builders & Contractors - Positions 90%
2003-2004 Associated General Contractors of America - Positions 85%
2003-2004 Business-Industry Political Action Committee - Positions 95%
2003-2004 National Association for the Self-Employed - Positions 100%
2003-2004 National Association of Manufacturers - Positions 91%
2003-2004 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions 75%
2003-2004 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 100%
2003-2004 National Restaurant Association - Positions 86%
2003-2004 National Retail Federation - Positions 100%
2003-2004 National Small Business Association - Positions 100%
2003-2004 Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors-National Association - Positions 67%
2003-2004 Public Citizen's Congress Watch - Positions 0%
2003 Associated Builders & Contractors - Positions 100%
2003 Business-Industry Political Action Committee - Positions 95%
2003 Maryland Business for Responsive Government - Positions 96%
2003 National Association of Government Contractors - Positions 100%
2003 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 100%
2003 National Retail Federation - Positions 100%
2003 Public Citizen's Congress Watch - Positions 0%
2003 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 96%
2003 United States Public Interest Research Group - Positions 24%
2002 National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association - Positions 100%
2002 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 95%
2002 United States Public Interest Research Group - Positions 15%
2001-2002 Associated Builders & Contractors - Positions 89%
2001-2002 Associated General Contractors of America - Positions 83%
2001-2002 Business-Industry Political Action Committee - Positions 76%
2001-2002 National Association for the Self-Employed - Positions 100%
2001-2002 National Association of Manufacturers - Positions 88%
2001-2002 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions 75%
2001-2002 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 63%
2001-2002 Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors-National Association - Positions 75%
2001-2002 Public Citizen's Congress Watch - Positions 15%
2001-2002 Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council - Positions 73%
2001 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 50%
2001 National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association - Positions 100%
2001 Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council - Positions 67%
2001 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 79%
2001 United States Public Interest Research Group - Positions 11%
2000 Associated Builders & Contractors - Positions 86%
2000 Business-Industry Political Action Committee - Positions 84%
2000 Consumer Federation of America - Positions 30%
2000 Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council - Positions 91%
2000 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 93%
1999-2006 National Ready Mixed Concrete Association - Positions 92%
1999-2004 National Ready Mixed Concrete Association - Positions 100%
1999-2000 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 100%
1999-2000 Public Citizen's Congress Watch - Positions 8%
1999-2000 United States Public Interest Research Group - Positions 7%
1999 Associated Builders & Contractors - Positions 80%
1999 Business-Industry Political Action Committee - Positions 88%
1999 Consumer Federation of America - Positions 25%
1999 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 82%
1999 United States Public Interest Research Group - Positions 23%
1998 Associated Builders & Contractors - Positions 100%
1998 Consumer Federation of America - Positions 40%
1998 Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council - Positions 75%
1998 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 89%
1997-1998 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 100%
1997-1998 Public Citizen's Congress Watch - Positions 42%
1997-1998 United States Public Interest Research Group - Positions 23%
1997 Associated Builders & Contractors - Positions 100%
1997 Business-Industry Political Action Committee - Positions 81%
1997 Consumer Federation of America - Positions 29%
1997 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 100%
1997 Public Citizen's Congress Watch - Positions 25%
1997 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 80%
1996 Business-Industry Political Action Committee - Positions 90%
1996 Consumer Federation of America - Positions 29%
1996 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 85%
1995-1996 Associated Builders & Contractors - Positions 70%
1995-1996 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 93%
1995-1996 Public Citizen's Congress Watch - Positions 24%
1995-1996 United States Public Interest Research Group - Positions 28%
1995 Associated Builders & Contractors - Positions 86%

Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

2006 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 0%
2006 United To End Genocide - Positions on Darfur A
2005-2006 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 25%
2005 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 50%
2005 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 38%
2005 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 35%
2005 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 65%
2005 National Organization for Women - Positions 75%
2004 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 35%
2004 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 43%
2003-2004 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 22%
2003-2004 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 25%
2003-2004 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 7%
2003-2004 League of United Latin American Citizens - Positions 50%
2003-2004 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 27%
2003-2004 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -4
2003 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 15%
2003 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 67%
2003 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 6%
2003 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 15%
2003 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -1
2001-2002 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 40%
2001-2002 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 14%
2001-2002 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 14%
2001-2002 League of United Latin American Citizens - Positions 31%
2001-2002 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 30%
2001-2002 People for the American Way - Positions 15%
2001 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 50%
2001 Common Cause - Positions 50%
2001 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 20%
2001 League of United Latin American Citizens - Positions 36%
2001 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 23%
2000 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 14%
2000 League of United Latin American Citizens - Positions 38%
2000 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 33%
1999-2000 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 29%
1999-2000 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 31%
1999 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 17%
1999 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 17%
1999 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 33%
1998 National Organization for Women - Positions 0%
1997-1998 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 17%
1997-1998 Home School Legal Defense Association - Positions 60%
1997-1998 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 33%
1997-1998 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 25%
1997-1998 League of United Latin American Citizens - Positions 18%
1997 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 33%
1996 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 17%
1995-1996 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 33%
1995-1996 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 35%
1995-1996 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 30%

Conservative

2006 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 71%
2006 The John Birch Society - Positions 13%
2005-2006 Concerned Women for America - Positions 100%
2005 American Conservative Union - Positions 56%
2005 ConservAmerica - Positions 47
2005 Eagle Forum - Positions 50%
2005 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 65%
2005 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 47%
2005 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 56%
2004 American Conservative Union - Positions 68%
2004 Christian Action Network - Lifetime Score 88%
2004 Eagle Forum - Positions 100%
2004 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 51%
2004 The John Birch Society - Positions (Fall) 70%
2003-2004 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 95%
2003-2004 Concerned Women for America - Positions 93%
2003 American Conservative Union - Positions 85%
2003 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 97%
2003 Concerned Women for America - Positions 100%
2003 Eagle Forum - Positions 80%
2003 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 68%
2003 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 71%
2002 American Conservative Union - Positions 95%
2002 Eagle Forum - Positions 58%
2002 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 66%
2002 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 67%
2002 The John Birch Society - Positions 45%
2001-2002 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 80%
2001-2002 Concerned Women for America - Positions 75%
2001 American Conservative Union - Positions 72%
2001 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 65%
2001 The John Birch Society - Positions 80%
2000 American Conservative Union - Positions 80%
2000 Concerned Women for America - Positions 71%
2000 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 53%
2000 The John Birch Society - Positions 62%
1999 American Conservative Union - Positions 84%
1999 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 50%
1999 National Journal - Conservative on Defense/Foreign Policy Score 56%
1999 The John Birch Society - Positions 55%
1998 American Conservative Union - Positions 64%
1998 National Journal - Conservative on Defense/Foreign Policy Score 58%
1998 The John Birch Society - Positions 35%
1997-1998 60 Plus Association - Positions 70%
1997-1998 Concerned Women for America - Positions 75%
1997 American Conservative Union - Positions 68%
1997 The John Birch Society - Positions 55%
1996 American Conservative Union - Positions 85%
1996 National Journal - Conservative on Defense/Foreign Policy Score 70%
1995-1996 60 Plus Association - Positions 83%
1995-1996 Concerned Women for America - Positions 75%
1995-1996 The John Birch Society - Positions 61%
1995 American Conservative Union - Positions 70%
1995 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 87%

Entitlements and the Safety Net

2006 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 56%
2006 The Retired Enlisted Association - Retired Military Benefits Issues Score 53%
2005 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 30%
2005 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 38%
2004 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 0%
2004 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 33%
2003 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 0%
2003 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 17%
2002 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 10%
2002 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 20%
2001-2002 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Positions 27%
2001 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 10%
2001 American Benefits Council - Positions 43%
2001 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 18%
2000 National Council of Senior Citizens - Positions 10%
2000 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 0%
1999-2000 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Positions 31%
1999-2000 United Seniors Association - Positions 100%
1999 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Positions 31%
1999 National Council of Senior Citizens - Positions 20%
1999 United Seniors Association - Positions 100%
1998 National Council of Senior Citizens - Positions 20%
1997-1998 60 Plus Association - Positions 70%
1997-1998 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Positions 15%
1997 National Council of Senior Citizens - Positions 10%
1996 National Council of Senior Citizens - Positions 10%
1995-1996 60 Plus Association - Positions 83%
1995-1996 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Positions 21%

Fiscally Conservative

2006 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 71%
2006 FreedomWorks - Positions 75%
2005 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 70%
2005 FreedomWorks - Positions 50%
2005 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 48%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 50%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 75%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 63%
2004 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 80%
2004 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 53%
2004 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 57%
2004 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 70%
2003-2004 FreedomWorks - Positions 79%
2003-2004 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 83%
2003-2004 The Cato Institute - Trade Subsidy Votes Score 0%
2003 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 85%
2003 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 61%
2003 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 69%
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 80
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 80
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 80
2002 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 70%
2002 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 63%
2002 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 62%
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 71
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 71
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 71
2001-2002 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 74%
2001-2002 The Cato Institute - Trade Subsidy Votes Score 100%
2001-2002 The Cato Institute - Trade Barrier Votes Score 100%
2001 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 75%
2001 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 58%
2001 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 75%
2001 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 81%
2000 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 85%
2000 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 0%
2000 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 53%
2000 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 72%
1999-2000 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 91%
1999-2000 The Cato Institute - Trade Barrier Votes Score 60%
1999 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 80%
1999 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 50%
1999 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 70%
1998 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 65%
1998 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 52%
1998 National Taxpayers Union - Spending Score 49%
1997-1998 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 68%
1997-1998 The Cato Institute - Trade Subsidy Votes Score 50%
1997 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 30%
1997 National Taxpayers Union - Spending Score 67%
1996 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 58%
1995-1996 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 93%
1995 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 30%
1995 National Taxpayers Union - Spending Score 86%

Foreign Affairs

2006 Citizens for Global Solutions - Global Issues Score C
2006 Peace Action West - Positions 22%
2006 United To End Genocide - Positions on Darfur A
2005-2006 ACT! for America - Positions 83%
2005-2006 Council for a Livable World - Positions 16%
2005-2006 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 42%
2005 Citizens for Global Solutions - Global Issues Score B-
2005 Latin America Working Group - Positions 50%
2005 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 26%
2005 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 65%
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 - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 47%
2004 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 51%
2004 Nuclear Age Peace Foundation - Positions 0%
2004 Peace Action - Positions 0%
2003-2004 ACT! for America - Positions 100%
2003-2004 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 100%
2003-2004 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 19%
2003-2004 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -4
2003-2004 USA Engage - Positions 60%
2003-2004 Washington Report on Middle East Affairs (WRMEA) - Positions 0%
2003 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 11%
2003 Latin America Working Group - Positions 33%
2003 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 68%
2003 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 22%
2003 Peace Action - Positions 0%
2003 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -1
2002-2003 Citizens for Global Solutions - Positions 15%
2002 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 75%
2002 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 67%
2002 Peace Action - Positions 0%
2001-2004 Council for a Livable World - Positions 0%
2001-2002 American Foreign Service Association - Positions 100%
2001-2002 American Muslims for Jerusalem - Positions on International Middle East Policy Advocacy -3
2001-2002 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 25%
2001-2002 USA Engage - Positions 80%
2001 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 23%
2001 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 30%
2001 Peace Action - Positions 29%
2001 Washington Report on Middle East Affairs (WRMEA) - Positions 0%
2000 Council for a Livable World - Positions 13%
2000 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 18%
2000 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 53%
2000 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 43%
2000 Peace Action - Positions 11%
1999-2000 PeacePAC - Positions 13%
1999 Council for a Livable World - Positions 14%
1999 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 75%
1999 National Journal - Conservative on Defense/Foreign Policy Score 56%
1999 Peace Action - Positions 15%
1998-2002 Center for Security Policy - Positions 90%
1998 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 7%
1998 National Journal - Liberal on Defense/Foreign Policy Score 29%
1998 National Journal - Conservative on Defense/Foreign Policy Score 58%
1998 Peace Action - Positions 0%
1997-1998 Council for a Livable World - Positions 10%
1997 Center for Security Policy - Positions 64%
1997 Council for a Livable World - Positions 17%
1997 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 29%
1997 Peace Action - Positions 8%
1996 Center for Security Policy - Positions 86%
1996 Council for a Livable World - Positions 0%
1996 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign\Defense Policy 26%
1996 National Journal - Conservative on Defense/Foreign Policy Score 70%
1996 Peace Action - Positions 9%
1995-1996 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Peace and Justice Score 15%
1995 Peace Action - Positions 17%
1990-1999 Armenian National Committee of America - Positions on Armenian American Issues 0%

Health and Health Care

2006 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions 7%
2005-2006 American Hospital Association - Positions 67%
2005 American Public Health Association - Positions 60%
2004 American College of Emergency Physicians - Positions 100%
2004 American Public Health Association - Positions 71%
2004 Citizens for Health - Whole Person Health Rating - Whole Person Health Score 25%
2004 Parkinsons Action Network - Positions 100%
2003-2004 American Academy of Emergency Medicine - Positions 100%
2003-2004 National Breast Cancer Coalition - Positions 60%
2003-2004 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
2003 American College of Emergency Physicians - Positions 100%
2003 American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists - Positions 0%
2003 American Public Health Association - Positions 0%
2003 American Society of Anesthesiologists - Positions 100%
2003 Global AIDS Alliance - Positions 20%
2002 American Public Health Association - Positions 14%
2002 Pennsylvania State Nurses Association - Positions 50%
2001-2002 National Association of Social Workers - Positions 25%
2001-2002 National Breast Cancer Coalition - Positions 80%
2001-2002 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
2001 AIDS United - Positions 85%
2001 American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists - Positions 100%
2001 American Medical Association - Positions 100%
2001 American Public Health Association - Positions 17%
2001 National Breast Cancer Coalition - Positions 40%
2001 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions 0%
2001 The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Positions 100%
2000 American Public Health Association - Positions 29%
1999-2002 National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association - Positions 0%
1999-2000 National Association of Social Workers - Positions 40%
1999 American Medical Association - Positions 0%
1999 American Public Health Association - Positions 50%
1999 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
1999 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions 0%
1998 American Public Health Association - Positions 50%
1997-1998 AIDS United - Positions 40%
1997-1998 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
1997 American Public Health Association - Positions 33%
1997 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
1996-2003 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions 0%
1996 National Association of Social Workers - Positions 30%
1996 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
1995-2004 National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association - Positions 0%
1995-2004 Protect Patients Now! - Positions 100%
1995-1998 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions 0%
1995-1996 AIDS United - Positions 50%
1995-1996 Smokefree Action - Positions 33%
1995 American Public Health Association - Positions 17%
1993-1996 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions 14%

Impartial/Nonpartisan

2001 Common Cause - Positions 50%

Labor Unions

2006 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 56%
2005-2006 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers - Positions 50%
2005 American Federation of Government Employees - Positions 42%
2005 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 50%
2005 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 63%
2005 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 20%
2005 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 33%
2005 International Sleep Products Association - Positions 100%
2005 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 38%
2005 United Auto Workers - Positions 50%
2005 United Electrical Radio and Machine Workers - Positions 0%
2004 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 33%
2004 American Postal Workers Union - Positions 33%
2004 Communications Workers of America - Positions 33%
2004 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 50%
2004 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 33%
2004 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 33%
2004 Transportation Communications Union - Positions 17%
2004 United Auto Workers - Positions 18%
2004 United Electrical Radio and Machine Workers - Positions 17%
2003-2004 American Federation of Government Employees - Positions 0%
2003-2004 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 18%
2003-2004 American Road and Transportation Builders Association - Positions 88%
2003-2004 Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers - Positions 23%
2003-2004 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers - Positions 14%
2003-2004 National Farmers Union - Positions 44%
2003 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 0%
2003 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 18%
2003 Communications Workers of America - Positions 0%
2003 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 0%
2003 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 14%
2003 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers - Positions 9%
2003 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 17%
2003 Transportation Communications Union - Positions 0%
2003 United Auto Workers - Positions on Workplace Rights 17%
2003 United Electrical Radio and Machine Workers - Positions 0%
2002 American Federation of Government Employees - Positions 13%
2002 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 23%
2002 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 0%
2002 Communications Workers of America - Positions 0%
2002 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 0%
2002 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 75%
2002 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 20%
2002 Transportation Communications Union - Positions 10%
2002 United Auto Workers - Positions 25%
2002 United Electrical Radio and Machine Workers - Positions 0%
2001-2002 American Postal Workers Union - Positions 20%
2001-2002 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers - Positions 42%
2001-2002 National Farmers Union - Positions 40%
2001 American Federation of Government Employees - Positions 13%
2001 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 25%
2001 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 25%
2001 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 37%
2001 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 80%
2001 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 18%
2001 Transportation Communications Union - Positions 55%
2001 United Auto Workers - Positions 14%
2001 United Electrical Radio and Machine Workers - Positions 29%
2001 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 0%
2000 American Federation of Government Employees - Positions 8%
2000 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 0%
2000 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 0%
2000 Communications Workers of America - Positions 17%
2000 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 0%
2000 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 0%
2000 United Auto Workers - Positions 8%
2000 United Electrical Radio and Machine Workers - Positions 0%
1999-2000 National Farmers Union - Positions 50%
1999 American Federation of Government Employees - Positions 27%
1999 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 0%
1999 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 0%
1999 Communications Workers of America - Positions 0%
1999 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 25%
1999 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 14%
1999 Transportation Communications Union - Positions 0%
1999 United Auto Workers - Positions 8%
1999 United Electrical Radio and Machine Workers - Positions 17%
1998 American Federation of Government Employees - Positions 30%
1998 Communications Workers of America - Positions 0%
1998 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 0%
1998 National Farmers Union - Positions 50%
1998 Transportation Communications Union - Positions 20%
1998 United Auto Workers - Positions 0%
1997-1998 International Brotherhood of Teamsters - Positions 0%
1997 American Federation of Government Employees - Positions 25%
1997 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 0%
1997 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 0%
1997 Communications Workers of America - Positions 0%
1997 National Farmers Union - Positions 86%
1997 United Auto Workers - Positions 0%
1997 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 0%
1996 American Federation of Government Employees - Positions 15%
1996 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 14%
1996 Communications Workers of America - Positions on Workplace Rights 63%
1996 National Farmers Union - Positions 20%
1996 United Auto Workers - Positions on Workplace Rights 6%
1996 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 46%
1995 International Brotherhood of Teamsters - Positions 0%
1995 National Farmers Union - Positions 40%
1995 Transportation Communications Union - Positions 40%
1995 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions on Workplace Rights 0%

Liberal

2005-2006 Campaign for America's Future - Energy Score 33%
2005 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 50%
2005 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 35%
2005 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 45%
2005 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 26%
2004 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 35%
2004 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 47%
2003-2004 Radical Middle - Positions 40%
2003 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 15%
2003 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 5%
2003 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 22%
2003 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 29%
2003 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 38%
2002 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 15%
2002 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 35%
2001-2002 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 20%
2001-2002 Radical Middle - Positions 45%
2001 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 25%
2001 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 11%
2001 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 30%
2000 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 10%
2000 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 43%
1999 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 10%
1998 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 10%
1998 National Journal - Liberal on Defense/Foreign Policy Score 29%
1997-1998 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 20%
1997 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 15%
1996 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 15%
1996 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign\Defense Policy 26%
1995-1996 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 10%

Marriage, Family, and Children

2006 Population Connection - Positions 25%
2005 Eagle Forum - Positions 50%
2005 Population Connection - Positions 17%
2004 American Family Association - Positions 100%
2004 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 100%
2004 Eagle Forum - Positions 100%
2004 Family Research Council - Positions 67%
2003-2004 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 95%
2003-2004 National Parent Teacher Association - Positions 0%
2003-2004 Population Action International - Positions 0%
2003-2004 Population Connection - Positions 14%
2003 American Family Association - Positions 100%
2003 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 97%
2003 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 100%
2003 Eagle Forum - Positions 80%
2003 Family Research Council - Positions 100%
2003 Population Action International - Positions 0%
2003 Population Connection - Positions 17%
2002 American Family Voices - Positions 11%
2002 Eagle Forum - Positions 58%
2002 Population Connection - Positions 20%
2001-2002 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 80%
2001-2002 Family Research Council - Positions 78%
2001-2002 National Parent Teacher Association - Positions 40%
2001 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 80%
2001 Population Connection - Positions 25%
2000 Family Research Council - Positions 50%
2000 Population Connection - Positions 13%
1999-2000 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 92%
1999-2000 Home School Legal Defense Association - Positions 80%
1999 Population Connection - Positions 20%
1997-1998 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 91%
1997-1998 Home School Legal Defense Association - Positions 60%
1997-1998 Population Connection - Positions 0%
1997 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 100%
1997 Population Connection - Positions 0%
1996 Population Connection - Positions 11%
1995-1996 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 92%

Natural Resources and Energy

2005 ConservAmerica - Positions 47

Religion

2006 Secular Coalition for America - Positions 0%
2006 The John Birch Society - Positions 13%
2005-2006 ACT! for America - Positions 83%
2005-2006 Concerned Women for America - Positions 100%
2005 Mennonite Central Committee - Positions 60%
2005 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 33%
2004 American Family Association - Positions 100%
2004 Christian Action Network - Lifetime Score 88%
2004 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 100%
2004 Family Research Council - Positions 67%
2004 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 29%
2004 The John Birch Society - Positions (Fall) 70%
2003-2004 ACT! for America - Positions 100%
2003-2004 Bread for the World - Positions 100%
2003-2004 Concerned Women for America - Positions 93%
2003 American Family Association - Positions 100%
2003 Center for Reclaiming America - Positions 100%
2003 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 100%
2003 Concerned Women for America - Positions 100%
2003 Family Research Council - Positions 100%
2003 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 20%
2002 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 0%
2002 The John Birch Society - Positions 45%
2001-2002 American Muslims for Jerusalem - Positions on International Middle East Policy Advocacy -3
2001-2002 Bread for the World - Positions 100%
2001-2002 Concerned Women for America - Positions 75%
2001-2002 Family Research Council - Positions 78%
2001 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 80%
2001 The John Birch Society - Positions 80%
2000 Bread for the World - Positions 50%
2000 Concerned Women for America - Positions 71%
2000 Family Research Council - Positions 50%
2000 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 27%
2000 The John Birch Society - Positions 62%
1999-2000 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 92%
1999 Bread for the World - Positions 0%
1999 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 18%
1999 The John Birch Society - Positions 55%
1998 Bread for the World - Positions 67%
1998 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 20%
1998 The John Birch Society - Positions 35%
1997-1998 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 91%
1997-1998 Concerned Women for America - Positions 75%
1997 Bread for the World - Positions 0%
1997 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 100%
1997 The John Birch Society - Positions 55%
1996 Bread for the World - Positions on Addressing World Hunger 29%
1996 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 27%
1995-1996 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 92%
1995-1996 Concerned Women for America - Positions 75%
1995-1996 The John Birch Society - Positions 61%

Senior Citizens

2006 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 56%
2006 The Retired Enlisted Association - Retired Military Benefits Issues Score 53%
2005 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 30%
2005 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 38%
2004 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 0%
2004 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 33%
2003-2004 National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association - Positions 33%
2003-2004 Retire Safe - Positions 100%
2003 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 0%
2003 Leading Age - Positions 56%
2003 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 17%
2002 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 10%
2002 National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association - Positions 0%
2002 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 20%
2001-2002 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Positions 27%
2001 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 10%
2001 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 18%
2000 National Council of Senior Citizens - Positions 10%
2000 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 0%
1999-2000 National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association - Positions 0%
1999-2000 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Positions 31%
1999-2000 United Seniors Association - Positions 100%
1999 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Positions 31%
1999 National Council of Senior Citizens - Positions 20%
1999 United Seniors Association - Positions 100%
1998 National Council of Senior Citizens - Positions 20%
1997-1998 60 Plus Association - Positions 70%
1997-1998 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Positions 15%
1997 National Council of Senior Citizens - Positions 10%
1996 National Council of Senior Citizens - Positions 10%
1995-1996 60 Plus Association - Positions 83%
1995-1996 National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association - Positions 20%
1995-1996 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Positions 21%

Socially Conservative

2006 The John Birch Society - Positions 13%
2006 The John Birch Society - Positions 13%
2005-2006 Concerned Women for America - Positions 100%
2005-2006 Concerned Women for America - Positions 100%
2005 Eagle Forum - Positions 50%
2005 Eagle Forum - Positions 50%
2005 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 49%
2005 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 49%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 75%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 50%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 50%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 75%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 63%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 63%
2004 American Family Association - Positions 100%
2004 American Family Association - Positions 100%
2004 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 100%
2004 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 100%
2004 Eagle Forum - Positions 100%
2004 Eagle Forum - Positions 100%
2004 Family Research Council - Positions 67%
2004 Family Research Council - Positions 67%
2004 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 49%
2004 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 49%
2004 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 70%
2004 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 70%
2004 The John Birch Society - Positions (Fall) 70%
2004 The John Birch Society - Positions (Fall) 70%
2003-2004 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 95%
2003-2004 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 95%
2003-2004 Concerned Women for America - Positions 93%
2003-2004 Concerned Women for America - Positions 93%
2003-2004 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
2003-2004 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
2003 American Family Association - Positions 100%
2003 American Family Association - Positions 100%
2003 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 97%
2003 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 97%
2003 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 100%
2003 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 100%
2003 Concerned Women for America - Positions 100%
2003 Concerned Women for America - Positions 100%
2003 Eagle Forum - Positions 80%
2003 Eagle Forum - Positions 80%
2003 Family Research Council - Positions 100%
2003 Family Research Council - Positions 100%
2003 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 59%
2003 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 59%
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 80
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 80
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 80
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 80
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 80
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 80
2002 Eagle Forum - Positions 58%
2002 Eagle Forum - Positions 58%
2002 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 61%
2002 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 61%
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 71
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 71
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 71
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 71
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 71
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 71
2002 The John Birch Society - Positions 45%
2002 The John Birch Society - Positions 45%
2001-2002 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 80%
2001-2002 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 80%
2001-2002 Concerned Women for America - Positions 75%
2001-2002 Concerned Women for America - Positions 75%
2001-2002 Family Research Council - Positions 78%
2001-2002 Family Research Council - Positions 78%
2001-2002 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
2001-2002 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
2001 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 80%
2001 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 80%
2001 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 81%
2001 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 81%
2001 The John Birch Society - Positions 80%
2001 The John Birch Society - Positions 80%
2000 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 10%
2000 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 10%
2000 Concerned Women for America - Positions 71%
2000 Concerned Women for America - Positions 71%
2000 Family Research Council - Positions 50%
2000 Family Research Council - Positions 50%
2000 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 0%
2000 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 0%
2000 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 65%
2000 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 65%
2000 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 72%
2000 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 72%
2000 The John Birch Society - Positions 62%
2000 The John Birch Society - Positions 62%
1999-2000 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 92%
1999-2000 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 92%
1999-2000 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
1999-2000 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
1999 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 50%
1999 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 50%
1999 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 52%
1999 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 52%
1999 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
1999 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
1999 The John Birch Society - Positions 55%
1999 The John Birch Society - Positions 55%
1998 The John Birch Society - Positions 35%
1998 The John Birch Society - Positions 35%
1997-1998 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 91%
1997-1998 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 91%
1997-1998 Concerned Women for America - Positions 75%
1997-1998 Concerned Women for America - Positions 75%
1997-1998 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
1997-1998 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
1997 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 100%
1997 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 100%
1997 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 30%
1997 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 30%
1997 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
1997 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
1997 The John Birch Society - Positions 55%
1997 The John Birch Society - Positions 55%
1996 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 59%
1996 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 59%
1996 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
1996 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
1995-1996 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 92%
1995-1996 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 92%
1995-1996 Concerned Women for America - Positions 75%
1995-1996 Concerned Women for America - Positions 75%
1995-1996 The John Birch Society - Positions 61%
1995-1996 The John Birch Society - Positions 61%
1995 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 30%
1995 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 30%

Socially Liberal

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 50%
2005 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 50%
2005 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2005 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2005 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 35%
2005 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 35%
2005 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 50%
2005 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 50%
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 35%
2004 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 35%
2004 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2004 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2004 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 49%
2004 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 49%
2004 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 29%
2004 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 29%
2003 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 15%
2003 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 15%
2003 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2003 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2003 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 5%
2003 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 5%
2003 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 0%
2003 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 0%
2003 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 20%
2003 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 20%
2002 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 15%
2002 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 15%
2002 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 38%
2002 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 38%
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 20%
2001-2002 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 20%
2001-2002 People for the American Way - Positions 15%
2001-2002 People for the American Way - Positions 15%
2001 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 25%
2001 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 25%
2001 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2001 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2001 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 11%
2001 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 11%
2001 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 43%
2001 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 43%
2000 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2000 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2000 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 34%
2000 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 34%
2000 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 27%
2000 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 27%
1999 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 10%
1999 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 10%
1999 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
1999 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
1999 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 46%
1999 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 46%
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 10%
1998 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 10%
1998 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 36%
1998 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 36%
1998 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 20%
1998 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 20%
1997-1998 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 20%
1997-1998 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 20%
1997 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 15%
1997 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 15%
1997 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
1997 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
1996 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 15%
1996 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 15%
1996 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
1996 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
1996 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 40%
1996 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 40%
1996 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 27%
1996 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 27%
1995-1996 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 10%
1995-1996 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 10%

Taxes

2006 FreedomWorks - Positions 75%
2005 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 70%
2005 FreedomWorks - Positions 50%
2005 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 48%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 50%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 75%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 63%
2004 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 80%
2004 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 57%
2004 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 70%
2003-2004 FreedomWorks - Positions 79%
2003-2004 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 83%
2003 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 85%
2003 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 69%
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 80
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 80
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 80
2002 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 70%
2002 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 62%
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 71
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 71
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 71
2001-2002 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 74%
2001 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 75%
2001 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 75%
2001 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 81%
2000 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 85%
2000 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 72%
1999-2000 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 91%
1999 American Farm Bureau Federation - Positions 80%
1999 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 80%
1999 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 70%
1998 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 65%
1998 National Taxpayers Union - Spending Score 49%
1997-1998 60 Plus Association - Positions 70%
1997-1998 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 68%
1997 National Taxpayers Union - Spending Score 67%
1995-1996 60 Plus Association - Positions 83%
1995-1996 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 93%
1995 National Taxpayers Union - Spending Score 86%

Technology and Communication

2006 CNET News - Positions 25%
2005-2006 Information Technology Industry Council - Positions 100%
2005 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 20%
2004 Communications Workers of America - Positions 33%
2004 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 50%
2003-2004 Information Technology Industry Council - Positions 92%
2003-2004 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions 75%
2003 Communications Workers of America - Positions 0%
2003 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 0%
2002 Communications Workers of America - Positions 0%
2002 Information Technology Industry Council - Positions 67%
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 75%
2001 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 37%
2000 Communications Workers of America - Positions 17%
2000 Information Technology Industry Council - Positions 85%
1999 Communications Workers of America - Positions 0%
1999 Information Technology Industry Council - Positions 100%
1999 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 25%
1998 Communications Workers of America - Positions 0%
1997 Communications Workers of America - Positions 0%
1996 Communications Workers of America - Positions on Workplace Rights 63%

Women

2005-2006 American Association of University Women - Positions 40%
2005-2006 Concerned Women for America - Positions 100%
2005 American Association of University Women - Positions 50%
2005 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2005 National Organization for Women - Positions 75%
2004 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2003-2004 American Association of University Women - Positions 25%
2003-2004 Business and Professional Women USA - Positions 46%
2003-2004 Concerned Women for America - Positions 93%
2003-2004 Federally Employed Women - Positions 30%
2003-2004 Women's Action for New Directions (WAND) and-WILL - Positions 14%
2003 American Association of University Women - Positions 20%
2003 American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists - Positions 0%
2003 Business and Professional Women USA - Positions 40%
2003 Concerned Women for America - Positions 100%
2003 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2001-2002 American Association of University Women - Positions 25%
2001-2002 Business and Professional Women USA - Positions 22%
2001-2002 Concerned Women for America - Positions 75%
2001-2002 Women's Action for New Directions (WAND) and-WILL - Positions 18%
2001 American Association of University Women - Positions 33%
2001 American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists - Positions 100%
2001 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2000 Concerned Women for America - Positions 71%
2000 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
1999-2000 American Association of University Women - Positions 20%
1999 American Association of University Women - Positions 12%
1999 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
1998 National Organization for Women - Positions 0%
1997-1998 American Association of University Women - Positions 0%
1997-1998 Concerned Women for America - Positions 75%
1997 American Association of University Women - Positions 0%
1997 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
1996 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
1995-1996 American Association of University Women - Positions 13%
1995-1996 Concerned Women for America - Positions 75%

How to Interpret these Evaluations

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

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

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

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