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Joseph Heath Shuler

Joseph Heath Shuler's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Liberal

Full Name: Joseph Heath Shuler

Liberal

2012 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 45%
2012 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 45%
2012 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2012 National Journal - House Liberal (Social) 55%
2012 National Journal - House Liberal (Foreign) 56%
2012 National Journal - House Liberal (Economic) 59%
2012 National Journal - House Liberal (Composite Score) 57%
2012 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 81%
2012 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 81%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Liberal Action Score 37%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Conservative Action Score 32%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Liberal Action Score 37%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Conservative Action Score 32%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score 53%
2011 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 60%
2011 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 60%
2011 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 10%
2011 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 59%
2011 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 56%
2011 National Journal - Liberal Composite Score 59%
2010 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 50%
2010 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 50%
2010 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2010 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 77%
2010 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 42%
2010 National Journal - Liberal Composite Score 55%
2009-2010 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Action Score 22
2009-2010 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Action Score 22
2009-2010 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 33%
2009-2010 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 33%
2009 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 65%
2009 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 65%
2009 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 24%
2009 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 24%
2009 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2009 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 50%
2009 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 46%
2009 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 40%
2009 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 45%
2009 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 66%
2009 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 66%
2008 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 75%
2008 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 75%
2008 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 48%
2008 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 55%
2008 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 50%
2008 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 51%
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 - Oath of Office Score 0%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 48%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Oath of Office Score 0%
2007-2008 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 48%
2007-2008 Progressive Democrats of America - Positions 44%
2007-2008 Progressive Democrats of America - Positions 44%
2007 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 80%
2007 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 80%
2007 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2007 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 55%
2007 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 49.7%
2007 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 44%
2007 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 50%
2007 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions on Social Justice and Peace 56
2007 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions on Social Justice and Peace 56
2005-2006 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Conservative Action Score 29%
2005-2006 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Conservative Action Score 29%

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