Herbert 'Herb' H. Kohl's Special Interest Group Ratings

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Full Name: Herbert 'Herb' H. Kohl
Gender: Male
Family: Single
Birth Date: 02/07/1935
Birth Place: Milwaukee, WI
Home City: Milwaukee, WI
Religion: Jewish
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2012 Alliance for Retired Americans - Lifetime Score 97% 2012 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 100% 2012 Bread for the World - Positions 75% 2012 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 83% 2012 FreedomWorks - Positions 0% 2012 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 13% 2012 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 13% 2012 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 100% 2012 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 95% 2011 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 100% 2011 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 21% 2011 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 56% 2011 FreedomWorks - Positions 18% 2011 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 12% 2011 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 12% 2011 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 90% 2011 The Club for Growth - Positions 5% 2010 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 6% 2010 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 67% 2010 FreedomWorks - Positions 0% 2010 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 10% 2010 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 93% 2010 The Club for Growth - Positions 6% 2009-2010 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 3% 2009-2010 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 88% 2009 Alliance for Retired Americans - Lifetime Score 98% 2009 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 90% 2009 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 9% 2009 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 91% 2009 FreedomWorks - Positions 23% 2009 Heritage Alliance - Positions 9% 2009 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 9% 2009 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 9% 2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 41% 2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 45% 2009 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 93 2009 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 100% 2009 The Club for Growth - Positions 10% 2008 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 100% 2008 Alliance for Retired Americans - Lifetime Score 99% 2008 Americans for Fair Taxation - Positions on the FairTax 0 2008 Citizens Against Government Waste - Lifetime Score 34% 2008 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 2% 2008 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions on Middle Class Advocacy 80 2008 FreedomWorks - Positions 7% 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 100% 2008 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 100% 2008 The Club for Growth - Positions 7% 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 0% 2007 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 3% 2007 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions on Middle Class Advocacy 90 2007 FreedomWorks - Positions 0% 2007 National Taxpayers Union - Fiscally Conservative Score F 2007 National Taxpayers Union - Fiscally Conservative Score F 2007 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 39% 2007 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 5% 2007 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions on Poverty Action A+ 2007 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 91% 2007 The Club for Growth - Positions 7% 2006 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 100% 2006 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 15% 2006 FreedomWorks - Positions 17% 2006 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 14% 2006 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 14% 2006 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 94% 2006 The Club for Growth - Positions 6% 2006 The Retired Enlisted Association - Retired Military Benefits Issues Score 12% 2005-2006 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 21% 2005-2006 Citizens for Tax Justice - Positions 75% 2005-2006 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 3% 2005-2006 Partnership for America - Positions 10% 2005-2006 Population Action International - Positions on Reproductive Health 100% 2005 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 100% 2005 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 10% 2005 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 21% 2005 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 63% 2005 FreedomWorks - Positions 6% 2005 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 14% 2005 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 14% 2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 10% 2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 60% 2005 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 35% 2005 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 69% 2005 Taxpayers for Common Sense - Positions 40% 2004 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 100% 2004 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 5% 2004 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 25% 2004 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 100% 2004 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 18% 2004 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 18% 2004 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 25% 2004 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 100% 2004 Taxpayers for Common Sense - Positions 60% 2003-2004 Bread for the World - Positions 100% 2003-2004 FreedomWorks - Positions 21% 2003-2004 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 5% 2003-2004 Population Action International - Positions 100% 2003 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 100% 2003 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 10% 2003 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 20% 2003 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 100% 2003 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 22% 2003 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 22% 2003 Population Action International - Positions 100% 2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 30 2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 30 2003 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 30 2003 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 100% 2002 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 100% 2002 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 10% 2002 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 13% 2002 Emergency Committee for American Trade - Positions 42.9% 2002 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 18% 2002 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 18% 2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 31 2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 31 2002 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Conservative Issues 31 2002 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 90% 2002 Taxpayers for Common Sense - Positions 9% 2001-2002 Bread for the World - Positions 100% 2001-2002 Concord Coalition - Positions 23% 2001-2002 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Positions 80% 2001-2002 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 6% 2001 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 90% 2001 American Benefits Council - Positions 29% 2001 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 20% 2001 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 25% 2001 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 14% 2001 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 20% 2001 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 20% 2001 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 25% 2001 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 93% 2001 Taxpayers for Common Sense - Positions 27% 2000 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 25% 2000 Bread for the World - Positions 100% 2000 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 37% 2000 Concord Coalition - Positions 33% 2000 National Council of Senior Citizens - Positions 100% 2000 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions 27% 2000 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 85% 2000 Taxpayers for Common Sense - Positions 82% 1999-2000 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Positions 100% 1999-2000 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 12% 1999-2000 United Seniors Association - Positions 11% 1999 American Farm Bureau Federation - Positions 40% 1999 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 0% 1999 Bread for the World - Positions 100% 1999 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 19% 1999 Concord Coalition - Positions 87% 1999 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Positions 100% 1999 National Council of Senior Citizens - Positions 100% 1999 National Foreign Trade Council - Positions 33% 1999 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 18% 1999 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 18% 1999 Taxpayers for Common Sense - Positions 60 1999 United Seniors Association - Positions 0% 1998 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 5% 1998 Bread for the World - Positions 67% 1998 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 45% 1998 Concord Coalition - Positions 73% 1998 National Council of Senior Citizens - Positions 100% 1998 National Taxpayers Union - Spending Score 28% 1998 National Taxpayers Union - Spending Score 28% 1998 Taxpayers for Common Sense - Positions 68% 1997-1998 60 Plus Association - Positions 20% 1997-1998 60 Plus Association - Positions 20% 1997-1998 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Positions 62% 1997-1998 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 21% 1997 Bread for the World - Positions 40% 1997 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 50% 1997 Concord Coalition - Positions 80% 1997 National Council of Senior Citizens - Positions 60% 1997 National Taxpayers Union - Spending Score 56% 1997 National Taxpayers Union - Spending Score 56% 1997 Taxpayers for Common Sense - Positions 78% 1996 Bread for the World - Positions on Addressing World Hunger 57% 1996 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 60% 1996 Concord Coalition - Positions 79% 1996 National Council of Senior Citizens - Positions 70% 1995-1996 60 Plus Association - Positions 24% 1995-1996 60 Plus Association - Positions 24% 1995-1996 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare - Positions 86% 1995-1996 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 24% 1995 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 42% 1995 Concord Coalition - Positions 56% 1995 National Taxpayers Union - Spending Score 35% 1995 National Taxpayers Union - Spending Score 35% 1994 Competitive Enterprise Institute - Taxes Score 100% 1994 Competitive Enterprise Institute - Budget Score 52% 1994 Competitive Enterprise Institute - Spending Score 54%

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