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Stephanie Herseth Sandlin

Stephanie Herseth Sandlin's Ratings and Endorsements

Full Name: Stephanie Herseth Sandlin

Animals and Wildlife

2009-2010 Animal Welfare Institute - U.S. House Score 50%
2009-2010 Big Cat Rescue - House of Representatives Score 66%
2009-2010 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 43%
2009-2010 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions 53%
2009 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 60%
2009 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions 38%
2008 Sportsmen and Animal Owner's Voting Alliance - Positions 100
2008 Western Organization of Resource Councils - Positions 80%
2007-2008 Animal Welfare Institute - U.S. House Score 66%
2007-2008 Big Cat Rescue - Positions 66
2007-2008 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 75%
2007-2008 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions on Animal Protection 67%
2007-2008 The Humane Society of the United States - Positions 67
2007-2008 The National Mining Association - Positions 50%
2007 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 80%
2007 The Humane Society of the United States - Positions on Animal Protection 50
2007 Western Organization of Resource Councils - Positions 50%
2006 National Animal Interest Alliance Trust - Positions 100%
2006 Sportsmen and Animal Owner's Voting Alliance - Positions 100%
2005-2006 American Wilderness Coalition - Positions 66%
2005-2006 Animal Welfare Institute - U.S. House Score 0%
2005-2006 Big Cat Rescue - Positions 83%
2005-2006 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 40%
2005-2006 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions 42
2005-2006 The Humane Society of the United States - Positions 42%
2005 American Wilderness Coalition - Positions 33%
2005 The Humane Society of the United States - Positions 34%
2003-2004 American Wilderness Coalition - Positions 100%

Budget, Spending and Taxes

2010 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 36%
2010 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 0%
2010 FreedomWorks - Positions 50%
2010 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 52%
2010 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 69%
2010 The Club for Growth - Positions 37%
2009-2010 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 33%
2009-2010 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 55%
2009 Alliance for Retired Americans - Lifetime Score 95%
2009 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 80%
2009 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 6%
2009 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 59%
2009 FreedomWorks - Positions 25%
2009 Heritage Alliance - Positions 0%
2009 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 22%
2009 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 22%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 33%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 30%
2009 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 76
2009 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 80%
2009 The Club for Growth - Positions 35%
2008 Alliance for Retired Americans - Lifetime Score 98%
2008 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 100%
2008 Americans for Fair Taxation - Positions on the FairTax -1
2008 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 13%
2008 Citizens Against Government Waste - Lifetime Score 14%
2008 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions on Middle Class Advocacy 80
2008 FreedomWorks - Positions 26%
2008 National Taxpayers Union - Fiscally Conservative Score F
2008 National Taxpayers Union - Fiscally Conservative Score F
2008 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 82%
2008 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 100%
2008 The Club for Growth - Positions 16%
2007-2008 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 5%
2007-2008 Population Action International - Positions 100%
2007 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 100%
2007 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 5%
2007 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 6%
2007 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions on Middle Class Advocacy 90
2007 FreedomWorks - Positions 10%
2007 National Taxpayers Union - Fiscally Conservative Score F
2007 National Taxpayers Union - Fiscally Conservative Score F
2007 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 30%
2007 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 36%
2007 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions on Poverty Action A
2007 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 94%
2007 The Club for Growth - Positions 2%
2006 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 90%
2006 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 27%
2006 Church World Service - Positions 0
2006 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 50%
2006 FreedomWorks - Positions 25%
2006 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 22%
2006 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 22%
2006 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 67%
2006 The Club for Growth - Positions 30%
2006 The Retired Enlisted Association - Retired Military Benefits Issues Score 64%
2006 United States Women's Chamber of Commerce - Positions 89%
2005-2006 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 18%
2005-2006 Citizens for Tax Justice - Positions 67%
2005-2006 Freedom Democrats - Positions on Economic Issues 13%
2005-2006 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 24%
2005-2006 Partnership for America - Positions 56%
2005-2006 Population Action International - Positions on Reproductive Health 100%
2005 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 100%
2005 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 17%
2005 Church World Service - Positions 50
2005 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 18%
2005 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 50%
2005 FreedomWorks - Positions 29%
2005 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 19%
2005 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 19%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 50%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 37%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 43%
2005 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 81%
2005 Taxpayers for Common Sense - Positions 44%
2004 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 100%
2004 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 33%
2004 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 21%
2004 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 13%
2004 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 13%
2004 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 19%
2004 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 50%
2004 Taxpayers for Common Sense - Positions 33%
2003-2004 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 31%

Business and Consumers

2010 The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association - Positions 100%
2010 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 86%
2009-2010 American Association of University Women - Positions 67%
2009-2010 American Council of Engineering Companies - Positions 90%
2009-2010 Associated General Contractors of America - Positions 100%
2009-2010 Independent Electrical Contractors - Positions 75%
2009-2010 International Foodservice Distributors Association - Positions 71%
2009-2010 International Warehouse Logistics Association - Positions 50%
2009-2010 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 75%
2009-2010 National Association for the Self-Employed - U.S. House Score 0%
2009-2010 National Association of Manufacturers - Positions 72%
2009-2010 National Retail Federation - Positions 50%
2009-2010 National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association - Positions 88%
2009-2010 School Nutrition Association - Positions (House Only) 100%
2009-2010 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 55%
2009-2010 Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council - Positions 27%
2009 American Association of University Women - Positions 57%
2009 Heritage Alliance - Positions 0%
2009 National Education Association - Positions on Public Education Teaching Profession Issues B
2009 National Education Association - Positions on Public Education Teaching Profession Issues B
2009 Population Connection - Committee Votes Score 100%
2009 The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association - Positions 66%
2009 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 79%
2008-2011 Global Exchange - Percent Loyalty to Finance, Insurance, Real Estate Lobby 50%
2008 Business-Industry Political Action Committee - Positions 10%
2008 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 100%
2008 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 56%
2008 United States Chamber of Commerce - Lifetime Score 63%
2007-2008 American Association of University Women - Positions 100%
2007-2008 American Council of Engineering Companies - Positions 67%
2007-2008 American Forest and Paper Association - Forest Products Advocacy Score 50%
2007-2008 Associated Builders & Contractors - Positions 0%
2007-2008 Associated General Contractors of America - Positions 62%
2007-2008 International Foodservice Distributors Association - Positions 12%
2007-2008 International Warehouse Logistics Association - Positions 10%
2007-2008 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 58%
2007-2008 National Association of Manufacturers - Positions 25%
2007-2008 National Education Association - Positions on Public Education Teaching Profession Issues A
2007-2008 National Education Association - Positions on Public Education Teaching Profession Issues A
2007-2008 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 60
2007-2008 National Restaurant Association - Positions on Restaurant Advocacy 20
2007-2008 National Retail Federation - Positions Retail Industry Advocacy 0%
2007-2008 National Small Business Association - Positions 65%
2007-2008 National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association - Positions 90%
2007-2008 Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors-National Association - Positions 70%
2007-2008 School Nutrition Association - Positions 0%
2007-2008 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 100%
2007 American Association of University Women - Positions 100
2007 Business-Industry Political Action Committee - Positions 14%
2007 Consumer Alliance for Energy Security - Positions 50%
2007 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 62%
2007 National Association of Elementary School Principals - Positions 100%
2007 National Education Association - Positions on Public Education Teaching Profession Issues A
2007 National Education Association - Positions on Public Education Teaching Profession Issues A
2007 Population Connection - Positions on Population Stabilization 100%
2007 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 94%
2007 TechAmerica - Positions 75%
2007 The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association - Positions 20%
2007 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 65%
2006 Business-Industry Political Action Committee - Positions 50%
2006 Consumer Action - Positions 0%
2006 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 100%
2006 National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors - Positions 75%
2006 National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association - Positions 75%
2006 Population Connection - Positions 71%
2006 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 67%
2006 State PIRGs Working Together - Positions 55%
2006 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 80%
2006 United States Public Interest Research Group - Positions 55%
2005-2006 American Association of University Women - Positions 80%
2005-2006 American Forest and Paper Association - Positions 75%
2005-2006 Associated General Contractors of America - Positions 60%
2005-2006 International Warehouse Logistics Association - Positions 80%
2005-2006 National Association of Manufacturers - Positions 46%
2005-2006 National Education Association - Positions 100%
2005-2006 National Education Association - Positions 100%
2005-2006 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions 50%
2005-2006 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 57%
2005-2006 National Restaurant Association - Positions 30%
2005-2006 National Retail Federation - Positions 38%
2005-2006 National Small Business Association - Positions 41%
2005-2006 Partnership for America - Positions 56%
2005-2006 Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors-National Association - Positions 27%
2005-2006 Public Citizen's Congress Watch - Positions on Population Stabilization 65%
2005 American Association of University Women - Positions 100%
2005 Business-Industry Political Action Committee - Positions 39%
2005 Maryland Business for Responsive Government - Positions 49%
2005 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 88%
2005 National Association of Elementary School Principals - Positions 100%
2005 National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors - Positions 33%
2005 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 50%
2005 Population Connection - Positions 83%
2005 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 81%
2005 Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council - Positions 42%
2005 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 63%
2004 American Shareholders Association - Positions 30%
2004 National Association of Government Contractors - Positions 100%
2004 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 50%
2004 Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council - Positions 80%
2004 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 50%
2003-2004 American Association of University Women - Positions 100%
2003-2004 American Forest and Paper Association - Positions 33%
2003-2004 Associated Builders & Contractors - Positions 100%
2003-2004 National Association for the Self-Employed - Positions 100%
2003-2004 National Association of Manufacturers - Positions 33%
2003-2004 National Education Association - Positions 100%
2003-2004 National Education Association - Positions 100%
2003-2004 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions 100%
2003-2004 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 100%
2003-2004 National Parent Teacher Association - Positions 100%
2003-2004 National Restaurant Association - Positions 0%
2003-2004 National School Boards Association - Positions 67%
2003-2004 National Small Business Association - Positions 100%
2003-2004 Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors-National Association - Positions 0%
2003-2004 Public Citizen's Congress Watch - Positions 50%
2003-2004 United States Business and Industry Council - Positions 8%
1999-2006 National Ready Mixed Concrete Association - Positions 20%

Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

2010 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 50%
2010 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 0%
2009-2010 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 85%
2009-2010 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 60%
2009-2010 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 29%
2009-2010 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score 57%
2009-2010 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 75%
2009-2010 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 63%
2009-2010 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -4%
2009 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 65%
2009 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 59%
2009 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Action Score 14%
2009 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 64%
2009 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -2%
2008 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 70%
2008 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions on Middle Class Advocacy 80
2007-2008 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 73%
2007-2008 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 55%
2007-2008 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions on Civil and Human 100
2007-2008 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions on Civil Rights and Social Justice Issues 85%
2007-2008 National Organization for Women - Positions 100%
2007-2008 The Arc - Positions 57%
2007-2008 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -4
2007 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 67
2007 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 90%
2007 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions on Middle Class Advocacy 90
2007 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 93%
2007 League of Women Voters - Civil Liberties and Civil Rights Score 50%
2007 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 88%
2007 National Council of La Raza - Positions 100
2007 PFLAG, Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays - Positions 100%
2007 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -2
2007 United To End Genocide - Positions on Darfur B
2006-2012 Global Exchange - Percent Loyalty to Finance, Insurance, Real Estate Lobby 50%
2006 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 65%
2006 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 50%
2006 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 74%
2006 United To End Genocide - Positions on Darfur C
2005-2006 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 52%
2005-2006 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 25%
2005-2006 Iranian American Political Action Committee - Positions 50%
2005-2006 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 75%
2005-2006 National Organization for Women - Positions 73%
2005-2006 The Arc - Positions 100%
2005-2006 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -8
2005 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 85%
2005 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 50%
2005 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 78%
2005 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 70%
2005 National Council of La Raza - Positions 66%
2005 National Organization for Women - Positions 100%
2004 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 55%
2004 Center for International Policy - Positions 100%
2004 National Council of La Raza - Positions 100%
2003-2004 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 40%
2003-2004 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 11%
2003-2004 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 71%
2003-2004 League of United Latin American Citizens - Positions 11%
2003-2004 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -2

Conservative

2010 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 28%
2010 American Conservative Union - Positions 13%
2010 Eagle Forum - Positions 33%
2010 Eagle Forum - Positions 33%
2010 FreedomWorks - Positions 50%
2010 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 42%
2010 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 58%
2010 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 42%
2010 National Journal - Conservative Composite Score 53%
2010 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 57%
2010 The Club for Growth - Positions 37%
2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (May 2010 - September 2010) 20%
2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (May 2010 - September 2010) 20%
2009-2010 American Family Association - Positions 16%
2009-2010 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 45%
2009-2010 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 45%
2009-2010 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 33%
2009-2010 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 33%
2009-2010 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 50%
2009-2010 Concerned Women for America - Positions 30%
2009-2010 Concerned Women for America - Positions 30%
2009-2010 Family Research Council - Positions 25%
2009-2010 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 33%
2009-2010 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 33%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2010 37%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Session) 33%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (November 2009 - June 2010) 40%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Session) 33%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2010 37%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (November 2009 - June 2010) 40%
2009 American Conservative Union - Positions 20%
2009 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 30%
2009 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 36%
2009 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 36%
2009 Eagle Forum - Positions 21%
2009 Eagle Forum - Positions 21%
2009 FreedomWorks - Positions 25%
2009 Heritage Alliance - Positions 0%
2009 Heritage Alliance - Positions 0%
2009 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 53%
2009 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 55%
2009 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 50%
2009 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 53%
2009 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 0%
2009 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 22%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 30%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 30%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 33%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 33%
2009 The Club for Growth - Positions 35%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (June 2009 - November 2009) 40%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (June 2009 - November 2009) 40%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Year) 35%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Year) 35%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2009) 30%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2009) 30%
2008 American Conservative Union - Positions 28%
2008 Eagle Forum - Positions 40%
2008 Eagle Forum - Positions 40%
2008 FreedomWorks - Positions 26%
2008 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 52%
2008 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 48%
2008 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 42%
2008 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 48.5%
2008 National Taxpayers Union - Fiscally Conservative Score F
2008 The Club for Growth - Positions 16%
2007-2009 The New American - Positions on Conservative Issues 10%
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 30%
2007-2008 Concerned Women for America - Positions 27%
2007-2008 Concerned Women for America - Positions 27%
2007-2008 Family Research Council - Positions 17%
2007-2008 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 0%
2007-2008 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 5%
2007-2008 The John Birch Society - Positions 10%
2007-2008 The John Birch Society - Positions 10%
2007 American Conservative Union - Positions 12%
2007 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 0%
2007 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 0%
2007 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 5%
2007 Eagle Forum - Positions 35%
2007 Eagle Forum - Positions 35%
2007 Family Research Council - Positions 18
2007 FreedomWorks - Positions 10%
2007 GOPUSA - Positions 0%
2007 GOPUSA - Positions 0%
2007 GOPUSA - Positions 0%
2007 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 46.3%
2007 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 48%
2007 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 43%
2007 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 47%
2007 National Taxpayers Union - Fiscally Conservative Score F
2007 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 36%
2007 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 30%
2007 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 36%
2007 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 30%
2007 The Club for Growth - Positions 2%
2007 The John Birch Society - Conservative Index Score 10%
2007 The John Birch Society - Conservative Index Score 10%
2007 Traditional Values Coalition - Positions 0
2006 American Conservative Union - Positions 60%
2006 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 0%
2006 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 0%
2006 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 27%
2006 Eagle Forum - Positions 29%
2006 Eagle Forum - Positions 29%
2006 Family Research Council - Positions 42%
2006 FreedomWorks - Positions 25%
2006 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 41%
2006 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 40%
2006 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 40.8%
2006 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 40%
2006 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 22%
2006 The Club for Growth - Positions 30%
2006 The John Birch Society - Positions 27%
2006 The John Birch Society - Positions 27%
2006 Traditional Values Coalition - Positions 42%
2005-2006 American Family Association - Positions 11%
2005-2006 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 61%
2005-2006 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 61%
2005-2006 Concerned Women for America - Positions 57%
2005-2006 Concerned Women for America - Positions 57%
2005-2006 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 9%
2005-2006 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 24%
2005-2006 Partnership for America - Positions 56%
2005-2006 Partnership for America - Positions 56%
2005 American Conservative Union - Positions 33%
2005 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 17%
2005 Eagle Forum - Positions 33%
2005 Eagle Forum - Positions 33%
2005 Family Research Council - Positions 31%
2005 FreedomWorks - Positions 29%
2005 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 41%
2005 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 39%
2005 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 43%
2005 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 41%
2005 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 19%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 50%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 50%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 43%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 37%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 43%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 37%
2005 The John Birch Society - Positions 13%
2005 The John Birch Society - Positions 13%
2004 American Conservative Union - Positions 31%
2004 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 33%
2004 Christian Action Network - Lifetime Score 25%
2004 Eagle Forum - Positions 45%
2004 Eagle Forum - Positions 45%
2004 Family Research Council - Positions 67%
2004 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 39%
2004 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 45%
2004 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 40%
2004 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 13%
2004 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 19%
2004 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 19%
2004 The John Birch Society - Positions (Fall) 33%
2004 The John Birch Society - Positions (Fall) 33%
2003-2004 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 71%
2003-2004 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 71%
2003-2004 Concerned Women for America - Positions 80%
2003-2004 Concerned Women for America - Positions 80%
2003-2004 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 31%
2003-2004 The Cato Institute - Trade Barrier Votes Score 67%
2003-2004 The Cato Institute - Trade Subsidy Votes Score 0%
2001-2010 Keep America Safe - Positions 76%

Education

2010 American Library Association - Positions 0%
2010 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 62%
2010 Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) - Positions 100%
2009-2010 American Association of University Women - Positions 67%
2009-2010 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 75%
2009-2010 School Nutrition Association - Positions (House Only) 100%
2009-2010 The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association - Positions 23%
2009 American Association of University Women - Positions 57%
2009 American Library Association - Positions 0%
2009 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 50%
2009 National Education Association - Positions on Public Education Teaching Profession Issues B
2009 National Education Association - Positions on Public Education Teaching Profession Issues B
2009 Population Connection - Committee Votes Score 100%
2009 Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) - U.S. House Score 100%
2008 American Library Association - Positions 0%
2007-2008 American Association of University Women - Positions 100%
2007-2008 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 60%
2007-2008 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 58%
2007-2008 National Education Association - Positions on Public Education Teaching Profession Issues A
2007-2008 National Education Association - Positions on Public Education Teaching Profession Issues A
2007-2008 School Nutrition Association - Positions 0%
2007-2008 The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association - Greek American Issues Score 40%
2007 American Association of University Women - Positions 100
2007 American Library Association - Positions 10%
2007 Association For Supervision and Curriculum Development - Positions 100%
2007 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 62%
2007 National Association of Elementary School Principals - Positions 100%
2007 National Education Association - Positions on Public Education Teaching Profession Issues A
2007 National Education Association - Positions on Public Education Teaching Profession Issues A
2007 Population Connection - Positions on Population Stabilization 100%
2007 Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) - Positions 100%
2006 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 100%
2006 Population Connection - Positions 71%
2005-2006 American Association of University Women - Positions 80%
2005-2006 National Education Association - Positions 100%
2005-2006 National Education Association - Positions 100%
2005 American Association of University Women - Positions 100%
2005 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 88%
2005 National Association of Elementary School Principals - Positions 100%
2005 Population Connection - Positions 83%
2005 Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) - Positions 0%
2003-2004 American Association of University Women - Positions 100%
2003-2004 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 100%
2003-2004 National Education Association - Positions 100%
2003-2004 National Education Association - Positions 100%
2003-2004 National Parent Teacher Association - Positions 100%
2003-2004 National School Boards Association - Positions 67%

Environment

2010 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 70%
2010 League of Conservation Voters - Lifetime Score 64%
2009-2010 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 43%
2009-2010 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 67%
2009 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 60%
2009 Environment America - Positions 93%
2009 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 64%
2008 Environment America - Positions 85%
2008 Western Organization of Resource Councils - Positions 80%
2007-2008 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 75%
2007-2008 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 73%
2007-2008 The National Mining Association - Positions 50%
2007 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 80%
2007 League of Conservation Voters - First Session Score 70%
2007 Western Organization of Resource Councils - Positions 50%
2006-2012 Global Exchange - Percent Loyalty to Finance, Insurance, Real Estate Lobby 50%
2006 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 50%
2006 Women's Action for New Directions (WAND) and-WILL - Positions 100%
2005-2006 American Forest and Paper Association - Positions 75%
2005-2006 American Wilderness Coalition - Positions 66%
2005-2006 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 40%
2005-2006 Partnership for America - Positions 56%
2005 American Wilderness Coalition - Positions 33%
2005 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 56%
2004 Center for International Policy - Positions 100%
2003-2004 American Lands Alliance - Positions 50%
2003-2004 American Wilderness Coalition - Positions 100%
2003-2004 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 56%
2003-2004 National Parks Conservation Association - Positions 0%
2003-2004 Women's Action for New Directions (WAND) and-WILL - Positions 42%

Foreign Affairs

2010 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 62%
2010 Citizens for Global Solutions - Global Issues Score B
2010 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 57%
2010 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 43%
2010 Peace Action - Positions 38%
2010 Peace Action West - Positions 38%
2009-2010 ACT! for America - Positions 90%
2009-2010 Council for a Livable World - Positions 33%
2009-2010 PeacePAC - Positions (PeacePAC is sister organization of Council for a Livable World rating House Only) 33%
2009-2010 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -4%
2009-2010 USA Engage - Positions 40%
2009-2010 Washington Report on Middle East Affairs (WRMEA) - Positions 10%
2009 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 50%
2009 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 36%
2009 Latin America Working Group - Positions 25%
2009 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 53%
2009 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 45%
2009 NewPolicy.org - Positions on International Middle East Policy Advocacy 15%
2009 Peace Action West - Positions 17%
2009 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -2%
2008 Armenian National Committee of America - Positions on Armenian American Issues B
2008 Citizens for Global Solutions - Global Issues Score B+
2008 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 50%
2008 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 50%
2008 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 48%
2008 Peace Action West - Positions 40%
2008 Resolve Uganda - Lifetime Score F
2007-2009 Citizens for Global Solutions - Global Issues Score B
2007-2008 ACT! for America - Positions 83%
2007-2008 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 60%
2007-2008 Council for a Livable World - Positions 37%
2007-2008 National Foreign Trade Council - Positions 50%
2007-2008 Nuclear Age Peace Foundation - Positions 55%
2007-2008 Population Action International - Positions 100%
2007-2008 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -4
2007-2008 USA Engage - Positions on Trade and Engagement B
2007-2008 Washington Report on Middle East Affairs (WRMEA) - Positions -1
2007 Citizens for Global Solutions - Global Issues Score B+
2007 Council for a Livable World - Positions 64%
2007 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 73%
2007 Latin America Working Group - Positions 30%
2007 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 52%
2007 Peace Action West - Positions 27%
2007 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -2
2007 United To End Genocide - Positions on Darfur B
2007 Voices for Creative Nonviolence - Iraq-Afghanistan Supplemental Spending Score 83%
2006-2012 Global Exchange - Percent Loyalty to Finance, Insurance, Real Estate Lobby 50%
2006 Church World Service - Positions 0
2006 Citizens for Global Solutions - Global Issues Score B+
2006 Latin America Working Group - Positions 30%
2006 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 41%
2006 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 58%
2006 Peace Action - Positions 36%
2006 Peace Action West - Positions 36%
2006 United To End Genocide - Positions on Darfur C
2006 Washington Report on Middle East Affairs (WRMEA) - Positions 50%
2005-2006 ACT! for America - Positions 77%
2005-2006 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 75%
2005-2006 National Foreign Trade Council - Positions 33%
2005-2006 Nuclear Age Peace Foundation - Positions 33%
2005-2006 Population Action International - Positions on Reproductive Health 100%
2005-2006 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -8
2005 Church World Service - Positions 50
2005 Citizens for Global Solutions - Global Issues Score B+
2005 Council on American-Islamic Relations - Positions 0%
2005 Latin America Working Group - Positions 63%
2005 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 39%
2005 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 61%
2005 Peace Action - Positions 42%
2005 PeacePAC - Positions 73%
2004 Center for International Policy - Positions 100%
2004 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 100%
2004 Latin America Working Group - Positions 0%
2004 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 39%
2004 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 60%
2004 Nuclear Age Peace Foundation - Positions 100%
2004 Peace Action - Positions 50%
2003-2004 ACT! for America - Positions 75%
2003-2004 American Muslims for Jerusalem - Positions on International Middle East Policy Advocacy -4
2003-2004 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 100%
2003-2004 PeacePAC - Positions 27%
2003-2004 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -2
2003-2004 Washington Report on Middle East Affairs (WRMEA) - Positions 50%

Government Operations

2010 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 36%
2010 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 36%
2010 FreedomWorks - Positions 50%
2010 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 69%
2010 The Club for Growth - Positions 37%
2009-2010 American Immigration Lawyers Association - U.S. House Score 100%
2009-2010 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 33%
2009-2010 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 55%
2009 Alliance for Retired Americans - Lifetime Score 95%
2009 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 80%
2009 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 6%
2009 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 6%
2009 FreedomWorks - Positions 25%
2009 Heritage Alliance - Positions 0%
2009 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 22%
2009 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 22%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 30%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 33%
2009 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 76
2009 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 80%
2009 The Club for Growth - Positions 35%
2008 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 100%
2008 Alliance for Retired Americans - Lifetime Score 98%
2008 Americans for Fair Taxation - Positions on the FairTax -1
2008 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 13%
2008 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 13%
2008 Citizens Against Government Waste - Lifetime Score 14%
2008 Citizens Against Government Waste - Lifetime Score 14%
2008 FreedomWorks - Positions 26%
2008 National Taxpayers Union - Fiscally Conservative Score F
2008 National Taxpayers Union - Fiscally Conservative Score F
2008 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 82%
2008 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 100%
2008 The Club for Growth - Positions 16%
2007-2008 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 5%
2007-2008 Population Action International - Positions 100%
2007 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 100%
2007 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 5%
2007 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 6%
2007 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 6%
2007 FreedomWorks - Positions 10%
2007 National Employment Lawyers Association - Positions 66%
2007 National Taxpayers Union - Fiscally Conservative Score F
2007 National Taxpayers Union - Fiscally Conservative Score F
2007 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 30%
2007 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 36%
2007 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions on Poverty Action A
2007 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 94%
2007 The Club for Growth - Positions 2%
2006 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 90%
2006 American Immigration Lawyers Association - Positions 0%
2006 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 27%
2006 Church World Service - Positions 0
2006 FreedomWorks - Positions 25%
2006 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 22%
2006 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 22%
2006 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 67%
2006 The Club for Growth - Positions 30%
2006 The Retired Enlisted Association - Retired Military Benefits Issues Score 64%
2005-2006 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 18%
2005-2006 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 18%
2005-2006 Citizens for Tax Justice - Positions 67%
2005-2006 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 24%
2005-2006 Population Action International - Positions on Reproductive Health 100%
2005 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 100%
2005 American Immigration Lawyers Association - Positions 33%
2005 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 17%
2005 Church World Service - Positions 50
2005 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 18%
2005 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 18%
2005 FreedomWorks - Positions 29%
2005 National Criminal Justice Association - Positions 88%
2005 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 19%
2005 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 19%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 37%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 50%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 43%
2005 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 81%
2005 Taxpayers for Common Sense - Positions 44%
2004 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 100%
2004 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 33%
2004 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 21%
2004 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 21%
2004 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 13%
2004 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 13%
2004 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 19%
2004 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 50%
2004 Taxpayers for Common Sense - Positions 33%
2003-2004 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 31%

Health and Health Care

2010 American Public Health Association - Positions 50%
2010 American Society for Radiation Oncology - U.S. House Score 100%
2010 National Association of Social Workers - House of Representatives Score 0%
2010 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions 100%
2009-2010 Alzheimer's Impact Movement - Positions 33%
2009-2010 American Hospital Association - Positions 50%
2009-2010 International Foodservice Distributors Association - Positions 71%
2009-2010 National Breast Cancer Coalition - Positions 50%
2009-2010 National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association - House of Representatives Score 100%
2009-2010 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 33%
2009-2010 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 55%
2009-2010 St. Joseph Health System - Positions 66%
2009 AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) Advocacy Association - Positions on AIDS Drug Assistance 25%
2009 American Nurses Association - Positions 50%
2009 American Public Health Association - Positions 78%
2009 American Society for Radiation Oncology - Positions 0%
2009 Association of University Centers on Disabilities - Positions 88%
2009 National Association of Social Workers - Positions 100%
2009 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 0%
2009 The Children's Health Fund - Positions 50%
2008 Academy of General Dentistry - Positions 100%
2008 American Public Health Association - Positions 100%
2008 National Association of Social Workers - Positions 40%
2008 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions 100%
2008 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 100%
2008 The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - U.S. House Score 66%
2007-2008 American Hospital Association - Positions 57%
2007-2008 International Foodservice Distributors Association - Positions 12%
2007-2008 National Association for Addiction Professionals (formerly National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors) - Positions 100%
2007-2008 National Breast Cancer Coalition - Positions 100%
2007-2008 National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association - Positions 100%
2007-2008 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 0%
2007-2008 St. Joseph Health System - Positions 100
2007-2008 The American Geriatrics Society - Elderly Health Advocacy Score B+
2007-2008 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 100%
2007 Academy of General Dentistry - Positions (House Only) 100%
2007 Alliance For Headache Disorders Advocacy - Positions 0%
2007 American Academy of Family Physicians - Positions 100%
2007 American Public Health Association - Positions 100%
2007 American Society for Radiation Oncology - Positions 100%
2007 Association of University Centers on Disabilities - Positions 60%
2007 Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance - Positions 50
2007 League of Women Voters - Children's Health Issues Score 100%
2007 National Association of Social Workers - Positions 100%
2007 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 94%
2007 The Children's Health Fund - Positions 100%
2006 American Public Health Association - Positions 80%
2006 National Association of Social Workers - Positions on Professional Advocacy 40
2006 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions 100%
2006 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 67%
2005-2006 AIDS United - Positions 100%
2005-2006 American Academy of Emergency Medicine - Positions 50%
2005-2006 American Hospital Association - Positions 43%
2005-2006 American Nurses Association - Positions 75%
2005-2006 National Association for Addiction Professionals (formerly National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors) - Positions 100%
2005-2006 National Breast Cancer Coalition - Positions 100%
2005-2006 National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association - Positions 100%
2005-2006 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 9%
2005-2006 National Rural Health Association - Positions 50%
2005-2006 Partnership for America - Positions 56%
2005-2006 St. Joseph Health System - Positions 66%
2005 American Public Health Association - Positions 100%
2005 Parkinsons Action Network - Positions 100%
2005 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 81%
2005 The American College of Physicians - Positions 0%
2004 American Public Health Association - Positions 86%
2004 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 50%
2003-2004 National Breast Cancer Coalition - Positions 50%
2003 Global AIDS Alliance - Positions 25%

Immigration

2009-2010 American Immigration Lawyers Association - U.S. House Score 100%
2009-2010 Federation for American Immigration Reform - Positions 33%
2009-2010 The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association - Positions 23%
2009-2010 United States English - U.S. House Score 0%
2007-2010 National Latino Congreso/William C. Velásquez Institute - Positions 17%
2007-2008 English First - Positions on English as the Official Language C
2007-2008 Federation for American Immigration Reform - Positions 46%
2007-2008 The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association - Greek American Issues Score 40%
2007-2008 United States English - Positions on English as the Official Language D
2007 English First - Positions 50%
2007 National Council of Agricultural Employers - Positions 0%
2007 National Council of La Raza - Positions 100
2006 American Immigration Lawyers Association - Positions 0%
2006 English First - Positions 0%
2005-2006 Americans for Better Immigration - Positions 72%
2005-2006 Iranian American Political Action Committee - Positions 50%
2005-2006 United States Border Control - Positions 42%
2005 American Immigration Lawyers Association - Positions 33%
2005 Americans for Immigration Control - Positions 100%
2005 Federation for American Immigration Reform - Positions 71%
2005 National Council of Agricultural Employers - Positions 66%
2005 National Council of La Raza - Positions 66%
2004 Federation for American Immigration Reform - Positions 25%
2004 National Council of La Raza - Positions 100%
2003-2006 Americans for Better Immigration - Positions 62%
2003-2005 Americans for Better Immigration - Positions 8%
2003-2004 National Hispanic Leadership Agenda - Positions 11%
2003-2004 United States Border Control - Positions 25%

Labor Unions

2010 American Federation of Government Employees - Positions 60%
2010 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 50%
2010 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 60%
2010 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 87%
2010 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - House of Representatives Score 0%
2009-2010 Communications Workers of America - Positions 50%
2009-2010 International Brotherhood of Teamsters - Positions 67%
2009-2010 International Foodservice Distributors Association - Positions 71%
2009-2010 National Farmers Union - Positions 50%
2009-2010 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 55%
2009 American Federation of Government Employees - Positions 69%
2009 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 72%
2009 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Lifetime Score 83%
2009 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 75%
2009 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 100%
2009 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 40%
2009 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 80%
2009 United Auto Workers - Positions 46%
2009 Women Employed - Positions 0%
2008 Alliance for Worker Freedom - Positions 11%
2008 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Lifetime Score 86%
2008 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 80%
2008 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Lifetime Score 84%
2008 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 86%
2008 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 66%
2008 Latin America Working Group - Positions 0%
2008 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 100%
2008 United Electrical Radio and Machine Workers - Positions 60
2008 Utility Workers Union of America - Positions 66%
2007-2008 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers - Positions 86%
2007-2008 International Foodservice Distributors Association - Positions 12%
2007-2008 National Farmers Union - Family Farm Advocacy Score 100
2007-2008 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 100%
2007 Alliance for Worker Freedom - Positions 9%
2007 American Federation of Government Employees - Positions 100%
2007 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 96%
2007 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 91%
2007 Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers - Positions 100%
2007 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 83%
2007 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 100
2007 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 94%
2007 United Auto Workers - Positions 100%
2007 United Electrical Radio and Machine Workers - Positions 33
2007 Utility Workers Union of America - Positions 100
2006 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 86%
2006 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 71%
2006 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 100%
2006 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 100%
2006 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 67%
2006 Transportation Communications Union - Positions 100%
2006 United Auto Workers - Positions 92%
2005-2006 American Road and Transportation Builders Association - Positions 100%
2005-2006 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers - Positions 83%
2005-2006 National Farmers Union - Positions 100%
2005 American Federation of Government Employees - Positions 77%
2005 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 87%
2005 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 88%
2005 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 100%
2005 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 75%
2005 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 81%
2005 Transportation Communications Union - Positions 100%
2005 United Auto Workers - Positions 79%
2005 United Electrical Radio and Machine Workers - Positions 50%
2004 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 63%
2004 American Postal Workers Union - Positions 63%
2004 Communications Workers of America - Positions 100%
2004 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 75%
2004 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 33%
2004 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 50%
2004 United Auto Workers - Positions 80%
2003-2004 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers - Positions 100%
2003-2004 National Farmers Union - Positions 100%
1997-2008 United Electrical Radio and Machine Workers - Lifetime Score 44%

Liberal

2010 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 50%
2010 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 50%
2010 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2010 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 54%
2010 National Journal - Liberal Composite Score 47%
2010 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 43%
2009-2010 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Action Score 15
2009-2010 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Action Score 15
2009-2010 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 66%
2009-2010 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 66%
2009 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 65%
2009 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 65%
2009 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 24%
2009 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 24%
2009 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2009 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 47%
2009 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 44%
2009 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 50%
2009 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 45%
2009 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 83%
2009 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 83%
2008 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 70%
2008 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 70%
2008 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 54%
2008 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 52%
2008 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 50%
2008 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 47%
2008 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 83%
2008 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 83%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 52%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 52%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Oath of Office Score 20%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Oath of Office Score 20%
2007-2008 Progressive Democrats of America - Positions 44%
2007-2008 Progressive Democrats of America - Positions 44%
2007 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 90%
2007 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 90%
2007 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2007 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 52%
2007 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 52%
2007 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 56%
2007 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 53.7%
2007 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions on Social Justice and Peace 60
2007 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions on Social Justice and Peace 60
2006 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 65%
2006 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 65%
2006 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2006 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 59%
2006 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 59.2%
2006 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 59%
2006 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 58%
2006 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 70%
2006 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 70%
2005-2006 Campaign for America's Future - Energy Score 83%
2005-2006 Campaign for America's Future - Energy Score 83%
2005-2006 Freedom Democrats - Positions on Social Issues 50%
2005-2006 Freedom Democrats - Positions on Economic Issues 13%
2005-2006 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Conservative Action Score 29%
2005-2006 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Conservative Action Score 29%
2005 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 85%
2005 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 85%
2005 Hope for Peace and Justice - Positions 100
2005 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2005 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 75%
2005 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 75%
2005 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 59%
2005 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 59%
2005 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 57%
2005 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 61%
2005 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 83%
2005 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 83%
2004 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 55%
2004 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 55%
2004 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 55%
2004 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 60%
2004 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 60%
2004 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 100%
2004 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 100%
2003-2004 Radical Middle - Positions 5%

Marriage, Family, and Children

2010 Eagle Forum - Positions 33%
2010 Vote Kids - Positions 88%
2009-2010 American Family Association - Positions 16%
2009-2010 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 33%
2009-2010 Children's Defense Fund - Positions 70%
2009-2010 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 50%
2009-2010 Family Research Council - Positions 25%
2009 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 36%
2009 Eagle Forum - Positions 21%
2009 Population Connection - Committee Votes Score 100%
2009 The Children's Health Fund - Positions 50%
2009 Vote Kids - Positions 88%
2008 Eagle Forum - Positions 40%
2007-2008 American Family Association - Positions 0%
2007-2008 Campaign for Working Families - Positions on Conservative Issues 23
2007-2008 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 30%
2007-2008 Family Research Council - Positions 17%
2007-2008 Population Action International - Positions 100%
2007 American Academy of Family Physicians - Positions 100%
2007 Children's Defense Fund - Positions 100%
2007 Eagle Forum - Positions 35%
2007 Family Research Council - Positions 18
2007 League of Women Voters - Children's Health Issues Score 100%
2007 PFLAG, Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays - Positions 100%
2007 Population Connection - Positions on Population Stabilization 100%
2007 The Children's Health Fund - Positions 100%
2006 Children's Defense Fund - Positions 70%
2006 Eagle Forum - Positions 29%
2006 Family Research Council - Positions 42%
2006 Population Connection - Positions 71%
2005-2006 American Family Association - Positions 11%
2005-2006 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 61%
2005-2006 Population Action International - Positions on Reproductive Health 100%
2005 Children's Defense Fund - Positions 78%
2005 Eagle Forum - Positions 33%
2005 Family Research Council - Positions 31%
2005 Population Connection - Positions 83%
2004 Eagle Forum - Positions 45%
2004 Family Research Council - Positions 67%
2003-2004 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 71%
2003-2004 National Parent Teacher Association - Positions 100%

Social

2010 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 50%
2010 Eagle Forum - Positions 33%
2010 Liberty Central - Positions on Conservative Issues C
2010 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2010 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 54%
2010 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 42%
2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (May 2010 - September 2010) 20%
2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (May 2010 - September 2010) 20%
2010 Vote Kids - Positions 88%
2009-2010 ACT! for America - Positions 90%
2009-2010 American Family Association - Positions 16%
2009-2010 American Family Association - Positions 16%
2009-2010 American Immigration Lawyers Association - U.S. House Score 100%
2009-2010 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 33%
2009-2010 Children's Defense Fund - Positions 70%
2009-2010 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 50%
2009-2010 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 50%
2009-2010 Concerned Women for America - Positions 30%
2009-2010 Concerned Women for America - Positions 30%
2009-2010 Family Research Council - Positions 25%
2009-2010 Family Research Council - Positions 25%
2009-2010 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Action Score 15
2009-2010 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 33%
2009-2010 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 66%
2009-2010 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 66%
2009-2010 St. Joseph Health System - Positions 66%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2010 37%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (November 2009 - June 2010) 40%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Session) 33%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Session) 33%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (November 2009 - June 2010) 40%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2010 37%
2009 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 65%
2009 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 36%
2009 Eagle Forum - Positions 21%
2009 Heritage Alliance - Positions 0%
2009 Heritage Alliance - Positions 0%
2009 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 24%
2009 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2009 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 50%
2009 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 50%
2009 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 0%
2009 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 83%
2009 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 83%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 33%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 30%
2009 The Children's Health Fund - Positions 50%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (June 2009 - November 2009) 40%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2009) 30%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Year) 35%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Year) 35%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (June 2009 - November 2009) 40%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2009) 30%
2009 Vote Kids - Positions 88%
2008 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 70%
2008 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions on Middle Class Advocacy 80
2008 Eagle Forum - Positions 40%
2008 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 42%
2008 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 54%
2008 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 83%
2008 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 83%
2007-2008 ACT! for America - Positions 83%
2007-2008 American Family Association - Positions 0%
2007-2008 American Family Association - Positions 0%
2007-2008 Campaign for Working Families - Positions on Conservative Issues 23
2007-2008 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 30%
2007-2008 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 30%
2007-2008 Concerned Women for America - Positions 27%
2007-2008 Concerned Women for America - Positions 27%
2007-2008 Family Research Council - Positions 17%
2007-2008 Family Research Council - Positions 17%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Oath of Office Score 20%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 52%
2007-2008 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 0%
2007-2008 Progressive Democrats of America - Positions 44%
2007-2008 Secular Coalition for America - Positions on Secular Issues C+
2007-2008 St. Joseph Health System - Positions 100
2007-2008 The John Birch Society - Positions 10%
2007-2008 The John Birch Society - Positions 10%
2007 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 90%
2007 Children's Defense Fund - Positions 100%
2007 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions on Middle Class Advocacy 90
2007 Eagle Forum - Positions 35%
2007 Family Research Council - Positions 18
2007 Family Research Council - Positions 18
2007 GOPUSA - Positions 0%
2007 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2007 National Employment Lawyers Association - Positions 66%
2007 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 52%
2007 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 47%
2007 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions on Social Justice and Peace 60
2007 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions on Social Justice and Peace 60
2007 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 30%
2007 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 36%
2007 The Children's Health Fund - Positions 100%
2007 The John Birch Society - Conservative Index Score 10%
2007 The John Birch Society - Conservative Index Score 10%
2007 Traditional Values Coalition - Positions 0
2007 Traditional Values Coalition - Positions 0
2006 American Immigration Lawyers Association - Positions 0%
2006 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 65%
2006 Americans United for the Separation of Church and State - Positions 17%
2006 Children's Defense Fund - Positions 70%
2006 Church World Service - Positions 0
2006 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 50%
2006 Eagle Forum - Positions 29%
2006 Family Research Council - Positions 42%
2006 Family Research Council - Positions 42%
2006 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2006 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 59%
2006 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 40%
2006 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 70%
2006 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 70%
2006 Secular Coalition for America - Positions 40%
2006 The John Birch Society - Positions 27%
2006 The John Birch Society - Positions 27%
2006 Traditional Values Coalition - Positions 42%
2006 Traditional Values Coalition - Positions 42%
2005-2006 ACT! for America - Positions 77%
2005-2006 American Family Association - Positions 11%
2005-2006 American Family Association - Positions 11%
2005-2006 Campaign for America's Future - Energy Score 83%
2005-2006 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 61%
2005-2006 Concerned Women for America - Positions 57%
2005-2006 Concerned Women for America - Positions 57%
2005-2006 Freedom Democrats - Positions on Social Issues 50%
2005-2006 Freedom Democrats - Positions on Social Issues 50%
2005-2006 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Conservative Action Score 29%
2005-2006 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 9%
2005-2006 Partnership for America - Positions 56%
2005-2006 St. Joseph Health System - Positions 66%
2005 American Immigration Lawyers Association - Positions 33%
2005 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 85%
2005 Children's Defense Fund - Positions 78%
2005 Church World Service - Positions 50
2005 Council on American-Islamic Relations - Positions 0%
2005 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 50%
2005 Eagle Forum - Positions 33%
2005 Family Research Council - Positions 31%
2005 Family Research Council - Positions 31%
2005 Hope for Peace and Justice - Positions 100
2005 Mennonite Central Committee - Positions 44%
2005 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2005 National Association of Social Workers - Positions on Professional Advocacy 25
2005 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 75%
2005 National Criminal Justice Association - Positions 88%
2005 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 57%
2005 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 43%
2005 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 83%
2005 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 83%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 50%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 37%
2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 43%
2005 The John Birch Society - Positions 13%
2005 The John Birch Society - Positions 13%
2004 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 55%
2004 Americans United for the Separation of Church and State - Positions 0%
2004 Christian Action Network - Lifetime Score 25%
2004 Eagle Forum - Positions 45%
2004 Family Research Council - Positions 67%
2004 Family Research Council - Positions 67%
2004 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 45%
2004 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 55%
2004 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 100%
2004 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 100%
2004 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 19%
2004 The John Birch Society - Positions (Fall) 33%
2004 The John Birch Society - Positions (Fall) 33%
2003-2004 ACT! for America - Positions 75%
2003-2004 American Muslims for Jerusalem - Positions on International Middle East Policy Advocacy -4
2003-2004 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 71%
2003-2004 Concerned Women for America - Positions 80%
2003-2004 Concerned Women for America - Positions 80%

Women

2010 Federally Employed Women - Positions 70%
2010 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2009-2010 American Association of University Women - Positions 67%
2009-2010 Concerned Women for America - Positions 30%
2009 American Association of University Women - Positions 57%
2009 Federally Employed Women - Positions 70%
2009 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2009 Women Employed - Positions 0%
2007-2008 American Association of University Women - Positions 100%
2007-2008 Concerned Women for America - Positions 27%
2007-2008 Federally Employed Women - Equality in Government Score 70
2007-2008 National Organization for Women - Positions 100%
2007 American Association of University Women - Positions 100
2007 Federally Employed Women - Positions 80%
2007 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2006 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2006 United States Women's Chamber of Commerce - Positions 89%
2006 Women's Action for New Directions (WAND) and-WILL - Positions 100%
2005-2006 American Association of University Women - Positions 80%
2005-2006 Business and Professional Women USA - Positions 50%
2005-2006 Concerned Women for America - Positions 57%
2005-2006 Federally Employed Women - Positions 80%
2005-2006 National Organization for Women - Positions 73%
2005 American Association of University Women - Positions 100%
2005 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2005 National Organization for Women - Positions 100%
2003-2004 American Association of University Women - Positions 100%
2003-2004 Business and Professional Women USA - Positions 100%
2003-2004 Concerned Women for America - Positions 80%
2003-2004 Federally Employed Women - Positions 40%
2003-2004 Women's Action for New Directions (WAND) and-WILL - Positions 42%

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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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