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Hillary Rodham Clinton

Hillary Rodham Clinton's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Liberal

Full Name: Hillary Rodham Clinton

Liberal

2008 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 70%
2008 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 70%
2008 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 88%
2008 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 91%
2008 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 62%
2008 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 82%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Right Wing Index Score 0%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 56%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Oath of Office Score 33%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Right Wing Index Score 0%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Oath of Office Score 33%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 56%
2007 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 75%
2007 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 75%
2007 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2007 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 82.8%
2007 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 87%
2007 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 83%
2007 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 77%
2007 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions on Social Justice and Peace 70
2007 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions on Social Justice and Peace 70
2006 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 95%
2006 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 95%
2006 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2006 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 62%
2006 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 80%
2006 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 70.2%
2006 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 63%
2006 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 77%
2006 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 77%
2005-2006 Campaign for America's Future - Energy Score 100%
2005-2006 Campaign for America's Future - Energy Score 100%
2005 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 100%
2005 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 100%
2005 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2005 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 95%
2005 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 95%
2005 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 80%
2005 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 66%
2005 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 84%
2005 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 83%
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 95%
2004 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 95%
2004 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2004 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 63%
2004 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 58%
2004 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 82%
2004 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 71%
2004 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 71%
2003-2004 Democrats for Life of America - Positions 0%
2003-2004 Radical Middle - Positions 40%
2003 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 95%
2003 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 95%
2003 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2003 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 95%
2003 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 95%
2003 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 85%
2003 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 79%
2003 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 89%
2003 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 90%
2003 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 100%
2003 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 100%
2002 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 95%
2002 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 95%
2002 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 95%
2002 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 82%
2002 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 87%
2002 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 67%
2002 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 67%
2001-2002 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 95%
2001-2002 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 95%
2001-2002 People for the American Way - Positions 92%
2001-2002 People for the American Way - Positions 92%
2001-2002 Radical Middle - Positions 50%
2001 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 95%
2001 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 95%
2001 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 100%
2001 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 98%
2001 National Committee for an Effective Congress - Positions 98%
2001 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 70%
2001 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 61%

How to Interpret these Evaluations

Project Vote Smart displays all known interest group ratings for each candidate and official, regardless of issue or bias.

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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