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Charles 'Chuck' T. Hagel

Charles 'Chuck' T. Hagel's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Full Name: Charles 'Chuck' T. Hagel
Current Office: U.S. Secretary of Defense, Republican
First Appointed: 01/2013

Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

2008 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 10%
2008 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions on Middle Class Advocacy 14
2007-2008 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 31%
2007-2008 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 20%
2007-2008 National Organization for Women - Positions 14%
2007-2008 The Arc - Positions 0%
2007-2008 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights 0
2007 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 43
2007 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 30%
2007 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions on Middle Class Advocacy 20
2007 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 38%
2007 League of Women Voters - Civil Liberties and Civil Rights Score 33%
2007 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 20%
2007 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights +1
2007 United To End Genocide - Positions on Darfur B
2006-2012 Global Exchange - Percent Loyalty to Finance, Insurance, Real Estate Lobby 100%
2006 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5%
2006 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 0%
2006 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 11%
2006 United To End Genocide - Positions on Darfur F
2005-2006 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 36%
2005-2006 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 0%
2005-2006 Iranian American Political Action Committee - Positions 100%
2005-2006 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 11%
2005-2006 National Organization for Women - Positions 5%
2005-2006 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -2
2005 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 10%
2005 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 0%
2005 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 6%
2005 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 5%
2005 National Council of La Raza - Positions 50%
2005 National Organization for Women - Positions 0%
2004 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 20%
2004 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 14%
2003-2004 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 22%
2003-2004 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 0%
2003-2004 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 4%
2003-2004 League of United Latin American Citizens - Positions 33%
2003-2004 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 24%
2003-2004 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights +1
2003 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 15%
2003 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 50%
2003 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 0%
2003 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 19%
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 0%
2001-2002 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 7%
2001-2002 League of United Latin American Citizens - Positions 19%
2001-2002 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 21%
2001-2002 People for the American Way - Positions 23%
2001 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 75%
2001 Common Cause - Positions 0%
2001 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 0%
2001 League of United Latin American Citizens - Positions 27%
2001 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 18%
2000 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 14%
2000 League of United Latin American Citizens - Positions 0%
2000 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 13%
1999-2000 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 0%
1999-2000 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 13%
1999 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 17%
1999 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 0%
1999 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 13%
1998 National Organization for Women - Positions 0%
1997-1998 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 33%
1997-1998 Home School Legal Defense Association - Positions 60%
1997-1998 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 0%
1997-1998 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 15%
1997-1998 League of United Latin American Citizens - Positions 9%
1997 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 33%

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