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Max S. Baucus

Max S. Baucus's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Liberal

Full Name: Max S. Baucus

Liberal

2013-2014 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score (Jan. 13, 2014) 59%
2013-2014 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score (Jan. 13, 2014) 59%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Lifetime Score 77%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Overall Positions 87%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Crucial Votes Lifetime Score 63%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Overall Positions 87%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Crucial Votes 71%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Lifetime Score 77%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Crucial Votes Lifetime Score 63%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Crucial Votes 71%
2013 National Journal - Liberal (Composite) 58%
2013 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 49%
2013 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy 55%
2012 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 90%
2012 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 90%
2012 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2012 National Journal - Senate Liberal (Foreign) 46%
2012 National Journal - Senate Liberal (Economic) 58%
2012 National Journal - Senate Liberal (Social) 57%
2012 National Journal - Senate Liberal (Composite Score) 56%
2012 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 83%
2012 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 83%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Liberal Action Score 50%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Conservative Action Score 13%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Conservative Action Score 13%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Liberal Action Score 50%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score 69%
2011 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 85%
2011 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 85%
2011 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2011 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 68%
2011 National Journal - Liberal Composite Score 64%
2011 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 47%
2010 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 85%
2010 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 85%
2010 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2010 National Journal - Liberal Composite Score 49%
2010 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 45%
2010 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 41%
2009-2010 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Action Score 23
2009-2010 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Action Score 23
2009-2010 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 85%
2009-2010 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 85%
2009 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 85%
2009 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 85%
2009 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 40%
2009 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 40%
2009 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2009 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 46%
2009 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 55%
2009 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 61%
2009 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 57%
2009 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 90%
2009 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 90%
2008 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 80%
2008 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 80%
2008 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2008 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 65%
2008 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 57%
2008 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 68%
2008 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 67%
2008 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 100%
2008 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 100%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 25%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Right Wing Index Score 25%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Oath of Office Score 17%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Right Wing Index Score 25%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Oath of Office Score 17%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 25%
2007 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 80%
2007 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 80%
2007 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2007 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 55%
2007 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 53%
2007 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 59%
2007 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 57.3%
2007 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions on Social Justice and Peace 47
2007 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions on Social Justice and Peace 47
2006 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 70%
2006 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 70%
2006 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 80%
2006 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 60%
2006 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 66.2%
2006 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 71%
2006 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 66%
2006 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 75%
2006 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 75%
2005-2006 Campaign for America's Future - Energy Score 50%
2005-2006 Campaign for America's Future - Energy Score 50%
2005 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 90%
2005 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 90%
2005 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 75%
2005 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 75%
2005 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 75%
2005 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 61%
2005 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 63%
2005 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 54%
2005 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 63%
2005 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 100%
2005 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 100%
2004 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 85%
2004 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 85%
2004 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2004 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 54%
2004 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 56%
2004 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 60%
2004 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 86%
2004 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 86%
2003-2004 Democrats for Life of America - Positions 0%
2003-2004 Radical Middle - Positions 30%
2003 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 85%
2003 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 85%
2003 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2003 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 75%
2003 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 75%
2003 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 54%
2003 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 70%
2003 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 79%
2003 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 72%
2003 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 80%
2003 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 80%
2002 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 75%
2002 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 75%
2002 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 54%
2002 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 58%
2002 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 66%
2002 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 33%
2002 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 33%
2001-2002 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 65%
2001-2002 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 65%
2001-2002 People for the American Way - Positions 69%
2001-2002 People for the American Way - Positions 69%
2001-2002 Radical Middle - Positions 30%
2001 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 80%
2001 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 80%
2001 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2001 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 51%
2001 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 51%
2001 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 74%
2001 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 60%
2000 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 85%
2000 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2000 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 80%
2000 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 56%
2000 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 72%
2000 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 82%
2000 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 82%
1999 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 95%
1999 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 95%
1999 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
1999 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 75%
1999 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 59%
1999 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 82%
1999 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 82%
1998 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 80%
1998 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 80%
1998 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 69%
1998 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 62%
1998 National Journal - Liberal on Defense/Foreign Policy Score 65%
1998 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 86%
1998 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 86%
1997-1998 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 75%
1997-1998 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 75%
1997 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 65%
1997 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 65%
1997 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
1996 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 85%
1996 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 85%
1996 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
1996 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign\Defense Policy 70%
1996 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 63%
1996 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 53%
1996 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 73%
1996 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 73%
1995-1996 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 70%
1995-1996 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 70%
1995 The Libertarian Party - Positions 40%
1995 The Libertarian Party - Positions 70%
1995 The Libertarian Party - Positions 55%

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