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Lawrence 'Larry' Webb Kissell

Lawrence 'Larry' Webb Kissell's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Budget, Spending and Taxes

Full Name: Lawrence 'Larry' Webb Kissell

Budget, Spending and Taxes

2012 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 70%
2012 Alliance for Retired Americans - Lifetime Score 83%
2012 Bread for the World - Positions 100%
2012 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 21%
2012 FreedomWorks - Positions 15%
2012 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 39%
2012 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 39%
2012 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 59%
2012 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 71%
2011 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 90%
2011 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 19%
2011 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 84%
2011 FreedomWorks - Positions 8%
2011 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 21%
2011 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 21%
2011 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 89%
2011 The Club for Growth - Positions 7%
2010 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 15%
2010 FreedomWorks - Positions 21%
2010 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 26%
2010 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 81%
2010 The Club for Growth - Positions 24%
2009-2010 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 22%
2009-2010 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 70%
2009 Alliance for Retired Americans - Lifetime Score 90%
2009 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 90%
2009 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 5%
2009 FreedomWorks - Positions 20%
2009 Heritage Alliance - Positions 7%
2009 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 18%
2009 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 18%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 20%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 29%
2009 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 89
2009 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 81%
2009 The Club for Growth - Positions 31%

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