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Dale E. Kildee

Dale E. Kildee's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Conservative

Full Name: Dale E. Kildee

Conservative

2013 The John Birch Society - Positions 30%
2013 The John Birch Society - Positions 30%
2012 American Conservative Union - Ratings of Congress 4%
2012 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 11%
2012 Catholic Advocate - Positions 18%
2012 Family Research Council - Positions 33%
2012 FreedomWorks - Positions 15%
2012 National Journal - House Conservative (Economic) 0%
2012 National Journal - House Conservative (Social) 24%
2012 National Journal - House Conservative (Composite Score) 19%
2012 National Journal - House Conservative (Foreign) 26%
2012 The Club for Growth - Positions 8%
2012 The John Birch Society - Positions 18%
2012 The John Birch Society - Positions 18%
2011-2012 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 4%
2011-2012 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 4%
2011-2012 Concerned Women for America - Positions 23%
2011-2012 Concerned Women for America - Positions 23%
2011-2012 Heritage Action for America - Positions 7%
2011-2012 Heritage Action for America - Positions 7%
2011-2012 Heritage Action for America - Positions 7%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score 68%
2011-2012 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 30%
2011 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 11%
2011 American Conservative Union - Positions 4%
2011 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 20%
2011 Concerned Women for America - Positions 22%
2011 Concerned Women for America - Positions 22%
2011 Eagle Forum - Positions 46%
2011 Eagle Forum - Positions 46%
2011 Family Research Council - Positions 20%
2011 FreedomWorks - Positions 0%
2011 Heritage Action for America - Positions (House Only) 0%
2011 Heritage Action for America - Positions (House Only) 0%
2011 Heritage Action for America - Positions (House Only) 0%
2011 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 30%
2011 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 15%
2011 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 70%
2011 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 28%
2011 National Journal - Conservative Composite Score 25%
2011 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 28%
2011 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 6%
2011 The Club for Growth - Positions 0%
2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Spring-Summer) 10%
2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Summer-Fall) 10%
2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Spring-Summer) 10%
2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Summer-Fall) 10%
2011 The New American - Positions on Conservative Issues 10%
2010 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 12%
2010 American Conservative Union - Positions 0%
2010 Eagle Forum - Positions 0%
2010 Eagle Forum - Positions 0%
2010 FreedomWorks - Positions 0%
2010 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 80%
2010 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 35%
2010 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 18%
2010 National Journal - Conservative Composite Score 25%
2010 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 17%
2010 The Club for Growth - Positions 0%
2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (May 2010 - September 2010) 0%
2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (May 2010 - September 2010) 0%
2009-2010 American Family Association - Positions 16%
2009-2010 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 0%
2009-2010 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 0%
2009-2010 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 8%
2009-2010 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 8%
2009-2010 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 20%
2009-2010 Concerned Women for America - Positions 17%
2009-2010 Concerned Women for America - Positions 17%
2009-2010 Family Research Council - Positions 18%
2009-2010 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 33%
2009-2010 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 2%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Session) 3%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (November 2009 - June 2010) 0%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2010 3%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2010 3%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (November 2009 - June 2010) 0%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Session) 3%
2009 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 12%
2009 American Conservative Union - Positions 4%
2009 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 9%
2009 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 9%
2009 Eagle Forum - Positions 9%
2009 Eagle Forum - Positions 9%
2009 FreedomWorks - Positions 0%
2009 Heritage Alliance - Positions 5%
2009 Heritage Alliance - Positions 5%
2009 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 42%
2009 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 21%
2009 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 24%
2009 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 31%
2009 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 50%
2009 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 3%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 21%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 7%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 7%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 21%
2009 The Club for Growth - Positions 0%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Year) 5%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2009) 10%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2009) 10%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Year) 5%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (June 2009 - November 2009) 0%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (June 2009 - November 2009) 0%
2008 American Conservative Union - Positions 0%
2008 Eagle Forum - Positions 30%
2008 Eagle Forum - Positions 30%
2008 FreedomWorks - Positions 0%
2008 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 18%
2008 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 24%
2008 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 32%
2008 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 15%
2008 National Taxpayers Union - Fiscally Conservative Score F
2008 The Club for Growth - Positions 0%
2007-2009 The New American - Positions on Conservative Issues 18%
2007-2008 American Family Association - Positions 0%
2007-2008 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 0%
2007-2008 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 0%
2007-2008 Campaign for Working Families - Positions on Conservative Issues 23
2007-2008 Campaign for Working Families - Positions on Conservative Issues 23
2007-2008 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 20%
2007-2008 Concerned Women for America - Positions 31%
2007-2008 Concerned Women for America - Positions 31%
2007-2008 Family Research Council - Positions 23%
2007-2008 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 28%
2007-2008 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 0%
2007-2008 The John Birch Society - Positions 18%
2007-2008 The John Birch Society - Positions 18%
2007 American Conservative Union - Positions 4%
2007 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 0%
2007 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 0%
2007 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 0%
2007 Eagle Forum - Positions 17%
2007 Eagle Forum - Positions 17%
2007 Family Research Council - Positions 25
2007 FreedomWorks - Positions 5%
2007 GOPUSA - Positions 0%
2007 GOPUSA - Positions 0%
2007 GOPUSA - Positions 0%
2007 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 32.8%
2007 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 33%
2007 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 39%
2007 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 24%
2007 National Taxpayers Union - Fiscally Conservative Score F
2007 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 12%
2007 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 46%
2007 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 12%
2007 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 46%
2007 The Club for Growth - Positions 0%
2007 The John Birch Society - Conservative Index Score 30%
2007 The John Birch Society - Conservative Index Score 30%
2007 Traditional Values Coalition - Positions 0
2006 American Conservative Union - Positions 20%
2006 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 0%
2006 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 0%
2006 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 9%
2006 Eagle Forum - Positions 29%
2006 Eagle Forum - Positions 29%
2006 Family Research Council - Positions 42%
2006 FreedomWorks - Positions 0%
2006 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 32%
2006 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 18%
2006 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 11%
2006 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 21.3%
2006 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 7%
2006 The Club for Growth - Positions 4%
2006 The John Birch Society - Positions 33%
2006 The John Birch Society - Positions 33%
2006 Traditional Values Coalition - Positions 42%
2005-2006 American Family Association - Positions 100%
2005-2006 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 24%
2005-2006 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 24%
2005-2006 Concerned Women for America - Positions 64%
2005-2006 Concerned Women for America - Positions 64%
2005-2006 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
2005-2006 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 6%
2005-2006 Partnership for America - Positions 0%
2005-2006 Partnership for America - Positions 0%
2005 American Conservative Union - Positions 20%
2005 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 12%
2005 Eagle Forum - Positions 67%
2005 Eagle Forum - Positions 67%
2005 Family Research Council - Positions 46%
2005 FreedomWorks - Positions 6%
2005 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 33%
2005 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 25%
2005 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 25%
2005 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 28%
2005 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 13%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 55%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 10%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 33%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 55%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 10%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 33%
2005 The John Birch Society - Positions 13%
2005 The John Birch Society - Positions 13%
2004 American Conservative Union - Positions 16%
2004 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 5%
2004 Christian Action Network - Lifetime Score 57%
2004 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 46%
2004 Eagle Forum - Positions 30%
2004 Eagle Forum - Positions 30%
2004 Family Research Council - Positions 42%
2004 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 30%
2004 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 36%
2004 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 22%
2004 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 11%
2004 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 15%
2004 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 15%
2004 The John Birch Society - Positions (Spring) 38%
2004 The John Birch Society - Positions (Fall) 10%
2004 The John Birch Society - Positions (Spring) 38%
2004 The John Birch Society - Positions (Fall) 10%
2003-2004 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 40%
2003-2004 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 40%
2003-2004 Concerned Women for America - Positions 59%
2003-2004 Concerned Women for America - Positions 59%
2003-2004 FreedomWorks - Positions 9%
2003-2004 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 91%
2003-2004 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 0%
2003-2004 The Cato Institute - Trade Barrier Votes Score 36%
2003-2004 The Cato Institute - Trade Subsidy Votes Score 0%
2003 American Conservative Union - Positions 32%
2003 American Family Association - Positions 67%
2003 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 0%
2003 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 45%
2003 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 45%
2003 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 46%
2003 Concerned Women for America - Positions 62%
2003 Concerned Women for America - Positions 62%
2003 Eagle Forum - Positions 31%
2003 Eagle Forum - Positions 31%
2003 Family Research Council - Positions 62%
2003 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 32%
2003 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 32%
2003 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 26%
2003 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 36%
2003 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 23%
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 35
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 35
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 35
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 35
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 35
2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 35
2003 The John Birch Society - Positions (Summer) 38%
2003 The John Birch Society - Positions (Summer) 38%
2002 American Conservative Union - Positions 8%
2002 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 5%
2002 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 33%
2002 Eagle Forum - Positions 47%
2002 Eagle Forum - Positions 47%
2002 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 33%
2002 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 10%
2002 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 46%
2002 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 30%
2002 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 16%
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 44
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 44
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 44
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 44
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 44
2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 44
2002 The John Birch Society - Positions 35%
2002 The John Birch Society - Positions 35%
2001-2010 Keep America Safe - Positions 22%
2001-2002 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 39%
2001-2002 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 39%
2001-2002 Concerned Women for America - Positions 55%
2001-2002 Concerned Women for America - Positions 55%
2001-2002 Family Research Council - Positions 50%
2001-2002 FreedomWorks - Positions 5%
2001-2002 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 94%
2001-2002 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 0%
2001-2002 The Cato Institute - Trade Subsidy Votes Score 14%
2001-2002 The Cato Institute - Trade Barrier Votes Score 36%
2001 American Conservative Union - Positions 32%
2001 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 5%
2001 Family Research Council - Positions on Conservative Issues 40%
2001 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 19%
2001 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 32%
2001 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 10%
2001 The John Birch Society - Positions 20%
2001 The John Birch Society - Positions 20%
2000 American Conservative Union - Positions 20%
2000 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 75%
2000 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 3%
2000 Concerned Women for America - Positions 64%
2000 Concerned Women for America - Positions 64%
2000 Family Research Council - Positions 100%
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 Foreign Policy Score 40%
2000 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 16%
2000 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 43%
2000 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 26%
2000 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 26%
2000 The John Birch Society - Positions 32%
2000 The John Birch Society - Positions 32%
1999-2000 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 33%
1999-2000 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 95%
1999-2000 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 9%
1999-2000 The Cato Institute - Trade Barrier Votes Score 33%
1999-2000 The Cato Institute - Trade Subsidy Votes Score 0%
1999 American Conservative Union - Positions 12%
1999 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 0%
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 Economic Policy Score 0%
1999 National Journal - Conservative on Defense/Foreign Policy Score 36%
1999 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 44%
1999 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 92%
1999 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 20%
1999 The John Birch Society - Positions 35%
1999 The John Birch Society - Positions 35%
1998 American Conservative Union - Positions 16%
1998 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 0%
1998 National Journal - Conservative on Defense/Foreign Policy Score 37%
1998 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 22%
1998 National Taxpayers Union - Spending Score 14%
1998 The John Birch Society - Positions 20%
1998 The John Birch Society - Positions 20%
1997-1998 60 Plus Association - Positions 10%
1997-1998 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 33%
1997-1998 Concerned Women for America - Positions 50%
1997-1998 Concerned Women for America - Positions 50%
1997-1998 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 90%
1997-1998 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 11%
1997-1998 The Cato Institute - Trade Subsidy Votes Score 0%
1997 American Conservative Union - Positions 24%
1997 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 67%
1997 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 40%
1997 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 40%
1997 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
1997 National Taxpayers Union - Spending Score 26%
1997 The John Birch Society - Positions 33%
1997 The John Birch Society - Positions 33%
1996 American Conservative Union - Positions 15%
1996 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 18%
1996 National Journal - Conservative on Defense/Foreign Policy Score 37%
1996 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 37%
1996 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
1995-1996 60 Plus Association - Positions 0%
1995-1996 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 33%
1995-1996 Concerned Women for America - Positions 50%
1995-1996 Concerned Women for America - Positions 50%
1995-1996 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 10%
1995-1996 The John Birch Society - Positions 27%
1995-1996 The John Birch Society - Positions 27%
1995 American Conservative Union - Positions 24%
1995 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 8%
1995 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 40%
1995 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 40%
1995 National Taxpayers Union - Spending Score 31%
1994 American Conservative Union - Positions 5%
1994 Competitive Enterprise Institute - Spending Score 8%
1994 Competitive Enterprise Institute - Taxes Score 0%
1994 Competitive Enterprise Institute - Deregulation Score 29%
1994 Competitive Enterprise Institute - Positions on Agriculture 100%
1994 Competitive Enterprise Institute - Budget Score 6%
1994 Competitive Enterprise Institute - Total Score 8%
1994 Competitive Enterprise Institute - Environment Score 4%
1994 Competitive Enterprise Institute - Trade Score 0%
1993 American Conservative Union - Positions 13%
1993 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 30%
1993 Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (formerly Liberty Lobby) - Positions 30%
1991-1992 Christian Voice - Positions 21%

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