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

Biographical

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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Liberal

2012 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 85% 2012 National Journal - Senate Liberal (Composite Score) 70% 2012 National Journal - Senate Liberal (Foreign) 62% 2011 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 90% 2011 National Journal - Liberal Composite Score 70% 2010 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 90% 2010 National Journal - Liberal Composite Score 66% 2010 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 47% 2009 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 100% 2009 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 55% 2009 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 70% 2008 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 95% 2008 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 94% 2008 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 82% 2007 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 95% 2007 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 77.3% 2007 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 74% 2006 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 90% 2006 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 67% 2006 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 71% 2005-2006 Campaign for America's Future - Energy Score 100% 2005 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 100% 2005 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 85% 2005 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 90% 2005 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 79% 2004 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 100% 2004 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 75% 2003-2004 Democrats for Life of America - Positions 0% 2003-2004 Radical Middle - Positions 20% 2003 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 95% 2003 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 95% 2003 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 70% 2003 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 77% 2003 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 90% 2002 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 85% 2002 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 65% 2001-2002 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 85% 2001-2002 Radical Middle - Positions 20% 2001 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 90% 2001 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 82% 2001 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 74% 2000 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 85% 2000 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 55% 1999 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 100% 1998 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 85% 1998 National Journal - Liberal on Defense/Foreign Policy Score 91% 1997-1998 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 75% 1997 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 70% 1996 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 75% 1996 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign\Defense Policy 84% 1995-1996 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 85%

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