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Robert 'Rob' J. Wittman

Robert 'Rob' J. Wittman's Ratings and Endorsements

Full Name: Robert 'Rob' J. Wittman
Current Office: U.S. House - District 1, Republican
First Elected: 12/11/2007
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 1
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 10, 2014

Animals and Wildlife

2013 American Veterinary Medical Assoctiation - Positions on Professional Advocacy 0%
2013 Animal Welfare Institute - Compassion Index 50%
2013 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 17%
2013 Food Policy Action - Positions 15%
2013 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions 22%
2012 Sierra Club - Positions on Clean water (House Only) 50%
2012 Sportsmen and Animal Owner's Voting Alliance - Positions 75%
2012 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions 18%
2011-2012 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 19%
2011-2012 Food Policy Action - Positions 50%
2011 American Veterinary Medical Assoctiation - Positions on Professional Advocacy 100%
2011 Sierra Club - Positions on Clean Water (House Only) 58%
2011 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions 38%
2010-2011 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 30%
2010 Sportsmen and Animal Owner's Voting Alliance - Positions 75%
2009-2010 Animal Welfare Institute - U.S. House Score 50%
2009-2010 Big Cat Rescue - House of Representatives Score 66%
2009-2010 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 29%
2009-2010 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions 40%
2009 ConservAmerica - Positions 44
2009 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 20%
2009 The Humane Society Legislative Fund - Positions 23%
2007-2008 Big Cat Rescue - Positions 50
2007-2008 ConservAmerica - Positions 27
2007-2008 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 33%
2007-2008 The National Mining Association - Positions 50%
2007 ConservAmerica - Positions 0

Budget, Spending and Taxes

2013 Alliance for Retired Americans - Lifetime Score 15%
2013 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 10%
2013 Bread for the World - Positions 20%
2013 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 75%
2013 FreedomWorks - Positions 48%
2013 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy 61%
2013 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy 38%
2013 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 11%
2013 The Club for Growth - Positions (lifetime) 73%
2013 The Club for Growth - Positions 63%
2012 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 0%
2012 Alliance for Retired Americans - Lifetime Score 16%
2012 Bread for the World - Positions 25%
2012 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 7%
2012 FreedomWorks - Positions 35%
2012 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 70%
2012 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 70%
2012 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 18%
2012 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 0%
2011 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 0%
2011 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 59%
2011 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 0%
2011 FreedomWorks - Positions 68%
2011 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 71%
2011 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 71%
2011 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 28%
2011 The Club for Growth - Positions 68%
2010 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 74%
2010 FreedomWorks - Positions 95%
2010 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 80%
2010 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 31%
2010 The Club for Growth - Positions 79%
2009-2010 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 85%
2009-2010 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 3%
2009 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 10%
2009 Alliance for Retired Americans - Lifetime Score 30%
2009 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 79%
2009 FreedomWorks - Positions 90%
2009 Heritage Alliance - Positions 88%
2009 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 79%
2009 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 79%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 84%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 62%
2009 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 39
2009 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 9%
2009 The Club for Growth - Positions 80%
2008 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 50%
2008 Alliance for Retired Americans - Lifetime Score 50%
2008 Americans for Fair Taxation - Positions on the FairTax 2
2008 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 70%
2008 Citizens Against Government Waste - Lifetime Score 70%
2008 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions on Middle Class Advocacy 50
2008 FreedomWorks - Positions 84%
2008 National Taxpayers Union - Fiscally Conservative Score B
2008 National Taxpayers Union - Fiscally Conservative Score B
2008 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 53%
2008 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 16%
2008 The Club for Growth - Positions 81%
2007-2008 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 89%
2007 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 0%

Business and Consumers

2014 Population Connection - Positions (Jan. 9, 2014) 0%
2014 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 14%
2013 Food Policy Action - Positions 15%
2013 International Foodservice Distributors Association - Positions 100%
2013 National Education Association - Positions 0%
2013 National Education Association - Positions 0%
2013 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions 58%
2013 The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association - Positions 100%
2013 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 92%
2013 United States Chamber of Commerce - Lifetime Score 90%
2012 National Association of Manufacturers - Positions of 112th Congress 92%
2012 National Education Association - Positions 0%
2012 National Education Association - Positions 0%
2012 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions 60%
2012 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 0%
2012 United States Chamber of Commerce - Lifetime Score 90%
2012 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 92%
2011-2012 American Association of University Women - Positions 0
2011-2012 American Council of Engineering Companies - Positions 82
2011-2012 Financial Executives International - Positions 86%
2011-2012 Food Policy Action - Positions 50%
2011-2012 Independent Electrical Contractors - Positions (House) 100%
2011-2012 International Foodservice Distributors Association - Positions (House) 100%
2011-2012 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 0%
2011-2012 National Association of Manufacturers - Positions 92%
2011-2012 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 100%
2011-2012 National Retail Federation - Positions: International Trade 100%
2011-2012 National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association - Positions 95%
2011-2012 Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors-National Association - Positions 100%
2011-2012 Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council - Positions 100%
2011-2012 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 0%
2011 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 0%
2011 National Education Association - Positions 0%
2011 National Education Association - Positions 0%
2011 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions (House Only) 100%
2011 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 100%
2011 National Retail Federation - Positions 100%
2011 National Small Business Association - Positions 66%
2011 National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association - Positions 91%
2011 The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association - Positions 100%
2011 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 100%
2010 The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association - Positions 75%
2010 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 88%
2009-2010 American Association of University Women - Positions 9%
2009-2010 American Council of Engineering Companies - Positions 70%
2009-2010 Associated General Contractors of America - Positions 87%
2009-2010 Independent Electrical Contractors - Positions 100%
2009-2010 International Foodservice Distributors Association - Positions 100%
2009-2010 International Warehouse Logistics Association - Positions 80%
2009-2010 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 16%
2009-2010 National Association for the Self-Employed - U.S. House Score 50%
2009-2010 National Association of Manufacturers - Positions 83%
2009-2010 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 86%
2009-2010 National Retail Federation - Positions 75%
2009-2010 National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association - Positions 66%
2009-2010 School Nutrition Association - Positions (House Only) 0%
2009-2010 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 3%
2009-2010 Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council - Positions 100%
2009 American Association of University Women - Positions 11%
2009 Heritage Alliance - Positions 88%
2009 National Education Association - Positions on Public Education Teaching Profession Issues F
2009 National Education Association - Positions on Public Education Teaching Profession Issues F
2009 Population Connection - Committee Votes Score 0%
2009 The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association - Positions 100%
2009 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 87%
2008-2011 Global Exchange - Percent Loyalty to Finance, Insurance, Real Estate Lobby 71%
2008 Business-Industry Political Action Committee - Positions 80%
2008 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 16%
2008 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 83%
2008 United States Chamber of Commerce - Lifetime Score 83%
2007-2008 American Association of University Women - Positions 75%
2007-2008 American Council of Engineering Companies - Positions 100%
2007-2008 American Forest and Paper Association - Forest Products Advocacy Score 0%
2007-2008 Associated Builders & Contractors - Positions 100%
2007-2008 Associated General Contractors of America - Positions 50%
2007-2008 International Foodservice Distributors Association - Positions 100%
2007-2008 International Warehouse Logistics Association - Positions 80%
2007-2008 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 25%
2007-2008 National Association of Manufacturers - Positions 90%
2007-2008 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 80
2007-2008 National Restaurant Association - Positions on Restaurant Advocacy 33
2007-2008 National Retail Federation - Positions Retail Industry Advocacy 0%
2007-2008 National Small Business Association - Positions 50%
2007-2008 National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association - Positions 100%
2007-2008 Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors-National Association - Positions 33%
2007-2008 School Nutrition Association - Positions 0%
2007-2008 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 20%
2007 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 0%
2007 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 0%
2007 The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association - Positions 100%
2007 Virginia FREE - Positions 60%
2006-2007 Virginia National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 75%

Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

2014 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions (captured January 3, 2014) 0%
2014 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions (captured June 17, 2014) 0%
2014 Human Rights Campaign - Positions on Marriage 0%
2013 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 50%
2013 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 0%
2012 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 0%
2012 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 7%
2012 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 7%
2012 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Total Score 10%
2012 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions on Civil Rights 10%
2011-2012 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 0%
2011-2012 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 0%
2011-2012 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights 56%
2011 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions (House Only) 0%
2011 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5%
2011 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 0%
2011 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) 15%
2010 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5%
2009-2010 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 6%
2009-2010 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 0%
2009-2010 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score 20%
2009-2010 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 3%
2009-2010 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 6%
2009-2010 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 28%
2009-2010 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -5%
2009 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5%
2009 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Action Score 57%
2009 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 36%
2009 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -3%
2008 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 35%
2008 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions on Middle Class Advocacy 50
2007-2008 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 25%
2007-2008 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions on Civil and Human 9
2007-2008 National Organization for Women - Positions 75%
2007-2008 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -2
2007 Equality Virginia - Positions 50%
2007 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 0%
2006-2012 Global Exchange - Percent Loyalty to Finance, Insurance, Real Estate Lobby 71%

Conservative

2014 Americans for Prosperity - Lifetime Score 81%
2014 Americans for Prosperity - Positions (Jan. 7, 2014) 70%
2014 Americans for Prosperity - Positions (Jan. 7, 2014) 70%
2014 Americans for Prosperity - Lifetime Score 81%
2014 Heritage Action for America - Positions (Jan. 9, 2014) 62%
2014 Heritage Action for America - Positions (Jan. 9, 2014) 62%
2014 Heritage Action for America - Positions (Jan. 9, 2014) 62%
2014 The John Birch Society - Lifetime Score 66%
2014 The John Birch Society - Lifetime Score 66%
2014 The John Birch Society - Positions 50%
2014 The John Birch Society - Positions 50%
2013 American Conservative Union - Positions 76%
2013 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 87%
2013 Competitive Enterprise Institute - Workplace Choice (August, 2013) 100%
2013 Concerned Women for America - Positions 100%
2013 Concerned Women for America - Positions 100%
2013 Eagle Forum - Positions 100%
2013 Eagle Forum - Positions 100%
2013 FreedomWorks - Positions 48%
2013 National Journal - Conservative (Composite) 67%
2013 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy 74%
2013 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy 59%
2013 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy 61%
2013 The Club for Growth - Positions (lifetime) 73%
2013 The Club for Growth - Positions 63%
2013 The John Birch Society - Positions 70%
2013 The John Birch Society - Positions 70%
2013 The New American - Positions on Conservative Issues 50
2012 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 89%
2012 American Conservative Union - Ratings of Congress 84%
2012 Catholic Advocate - Positions 100%
2012 Eagle Forum - Positions 100%
2012 Eagle Forum - Positions 100%
2012 Family Research Council - Positions 100%
2012 FreedomWorks - Positions 35%
2012 National Journal - House Conservative (Composite Score) 74%
2012 National Journal - House Conservative (Economic) 69%
2012 National Journal - House Conservative (Social) 75%
2012 National Journal - House Conservative (Foreign) 73%
2012 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 70%
2012 The Club for Growth - Positions 65%
2012 The John Birch Society - Positions 65%
2012 The John Birch Society - Positions 65%
2011-2012 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 73%
2011-2012 Americans for Prosperity - Lifetime score 82%
2011-2012 Americans for Prosperity - Lifetime score 82%
2011-2012 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 73%
2011-2012 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 95%
2011-2012 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 95%
2011-2012 Concerned Women for America - Positions 96%
2011-2012 Concerned Women for America - Positions 96%
2011-2012 Heritage Action for America - Positions 60%
2011-2012 Heritage Action for America - Positions 60%
2011-2012 Heritage Action for America - Positions 60%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score 12%
2011-2012 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
2011 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 90%
2011 American Conservative Union - Positions 72%
2011 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 100%
2011 Concerned Women for America - Positions 96%
2011 Concerned Women for America - Positions 96%
2011 Eagle Forum - Positions 53%
2011 Eagle Forum - Positions 53%
2011 Family Research Council - Positions 90%
2011 FreedomWorks - Positions 68%
2011 Heritage Action for America - Positions (House Only) 36%
2011 Heritage Action for America - Positions (House Only) 36%
2011 Heritage Action for America - Positions (House Only) 36%
2011 National Journal - Conservative Composite Score 67%
2011 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 84%
2011 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 16%
2011 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 63%
2011 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 55%
2011 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
2011 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 71%
2011 The Club for Growth - Positions 68%
2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Summer-Fall) 65%
2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Spring-Summer) 80%
2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Spring-Summer) 80%
2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Summer-Fall) 65%
2011 The New American - Positions on Conservative Issues 65%
2010 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 94%
2010 American Conservative Union - Positions 92%
2010 Eagle Forum - Positions 100%
2010 Eagle Forum - Positions 100%
2010 FreedomWorks - Positions 95%
2010 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 71%
2010 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 34%
2010 National Journal - Conservative Composite Score 68%
2010 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 66%
2010 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 65%
2010 The Club for Growth - Positions 79%
2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (May 2010 - September 2010) 70%
2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (May 2010 - September 2010) 70%
2009-2010 American Family Association - Positions 100%
2009-2010 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 11%
2009-2010 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 11%
2009-2010 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 100%
2009-2010 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 100%
2009-2010 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 100%
2009-2010 Concerned Women for America - Positions 100%
2009-2010 Concerned Women for America - Positions 100%
2009-2010 Family Research Council - Positions 100%
2009-2010 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
2009-2010 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 85%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2010 77%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2010 77%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (November 2009 - June 2010) 80%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Session) 75%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Session) 75%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (November 2009 - June 2010) 80%
2009 American Conservative Union - Positions 92%
2009 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 95%
2009 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 100%
2009 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 100%
2009 ConservAmerica - Positions 44
2009 Eagle Forum - Positions 90%
2009 Eagle Forum - Positions 90%
2009 FreedomWorks - Positions 90%
2009 Heritage Alliance - Positions 88%
2009 Heritage Alliance - Positions 88%
2009 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 77%
2009 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 73%
2009 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 75%
2009 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 70%
2009 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
2009 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 79%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 84%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 62%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 62%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 84%
2009 The Club for Growth - Positions 80%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (June 2009 - November 2009) 90%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Year) 75%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Year) 75%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2009) 60%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2009) 60%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (June 2009 - November 2009) 90%
2008 American Conservative Union - Positions 92%
2008 Eagle Forum - Positions 90%
2008 Eagle Forum - Positions 90%
2008 FreedomWorks - Positions 84%
2008 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 72.7%
2008 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 69%
2008 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 74%
2008 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 71%
2008 National Taxpayers Union - Fiscally Conservative Score B
2008 The Club for Growth - Positions 81%
2007-2009 The New American - Positions on Conservative Issues 67%
2007-2008 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 100%
2007-2008 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 100%
2007-2008 Campaign for Working Families - Positions on Conservative Issues 100
2007-2008 Campaign for Working Families - Positions on Conservative Issues 100
2007-2008 Concerned Women for America - Positions 100%
2007-2008 Concerned Women for America - Positions 100%
2007-2008 ConservAmerica - Positions 27
2007-2008 Family Research Council - Positions 100%
2007-2008 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 80%
2007-2008 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 89%
2007-2008 The John Birch Society - Positions 67%
2007-2008 The John Birch Society - Positions 67%
2007 American Conservative Union - Positions 100%
2007 ConservAmerica - Positions 0
2007 GOPUSA - Positions 0%
2007 GOPUSA - Positions 0%
2007 GOPUSA - Positions 0%
2006-2007 The Family Foundation of Virginia - Positions 100%
2001-2010 Keep America Safe - Positions 93%

Education

2014 Population Connection - Positions (Jan. 9, 2014) 0%
2013 National Education Association - Positions 0%
2013 National Education Association - Positions 0%
2012 American Library Association - Positions 0%
2012 National Education Association - Positions 0%
2012 National Education Association - Positions 0%
2012 The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association - Legislation Evaluation (House Only) 0%
2011-2012 American Association of University Women - Positions 0
2011-2012 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 100%
2011-2012 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 0%
2011-2012 The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association - Positions 0%
2011 American Library Association - Positions 0%
2011 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 100%
2011 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 0%
2011 National Education Association - Positions 0%
2011 National Education Association - Positions 0%
2010 American Library Association - Positions 11%
2010 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 100%
2010 Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) - Positions 50%
2009-2010 American Association of University Women - Positions 9%
2009-2010 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 16%
2009-2010 School Nutrition Association - Positions (House Only) 0%
2009-2010 The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association - Positions 26%
2009 American Association of University Women - Positions 11%
2009 American Library Association - Positions 25%
2009 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 100%
2009 National Education Association - Positions on Public Education Teaching Profession Issues F
2009 National Education Association - Positions on Public Education Teaching Profession Issues F
2009 Population Connection - Committee Votes Score 0%
2009 Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) - U.S. House Score 100%
2008 American Library Association - Positions 0%
2007-2008 American Association of University Women - Positions 75%
2007-2008 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 80%
2007-2008 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 25%
2007-2008 School Nutrition Association - Positions 0%
2007-2008 The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association - Greek American Issues Score 7%
2007 American Library Association - Positions 10%
2007 National Association for College Admission Counseling - Positions 0%
2006 Virginia Education Association - Positions 67%

Environment

2013 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 17%
2013 Environment America - Positions 0%
2013 Food Policy Action - Positions 15%
2013 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 4%
2013 League of Conservation Voters - Lifetime Score 21%
2012 League of Conservation Voters - Lifetime Score 25%
2012 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 14%
2012 Sierra Club - Positions on Clean water (House Only) 50%
2011-2012 Clean Water Action - Positions 17%
2011-2012 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 19%
2011-2012 Environment America - Positions 11%
2011-2012 Food Policy Action - Positions 50%
2011-2012 League of Conservation Voters - Session Score 24%
2011-2012 National Parks Conservation Association - Positions (House Only) 29%
2011 Environment America - Positions 30%
2011 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 34%
2011 League of Conservation Voters - Lifetime Score 31%
2011 Sierra Club - Positions on Clean Water (House Only) 58%
2011 Women's Action for New Directions (WAND) and-WILL - Positions (House Only) 0
2010-2011 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 30%
2010 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 40%
2010 League of Conservation Voters - Lifetime Score 27%
2009-2010 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 29%
2009-2010 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 29%
2009 ConservAmerica - Positions 44
2009 ConservAmerica - Positions 44
2009 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 20%
2009 Environment America - Positions 40%
2009 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 21%
2007-2008 ConservAmerica - Positions 27
2007-2008 ConservAmerica - Positions 27
2007-2008 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 33%
2007-2008 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 23%
2007-2008 The National Mining Association - Positions 50%
2007 ConservAmerica - Positions 0
2007 ConservAmerica - Positions 0
2007 Virginia League of Conservation Voters - Positions on Environmental Conservation 100
2006-2012 Global Exchange - Percent Loyalty to Finance, Insurance, Real Estate Lobby 71%
2006 Virginia League of Conservation Voters - Positions 89%

Foreign Affairs

2014 Peace Action West - Positions (June 3, 2014) 3%
2013 Bread for the World - Positions 20%
2013 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 50%
2013 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy 59%
2013 Peace Action West - Positions (Nov. 20, 2013) 3%
2012 Arab American Institute - Positions on Arab-American Issues 0%
2012 Armenian National Committee of America - Positions 0%
2012 Bread for the World - Positions 25%
2012 Citizens for Global Solutions - Global Issues Score 17%
2012 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 7%
2012 National Journal - House Liberal (Foreign) 20%
2012 Peace Action - Positions 4%
2011-2012 ACT! for America - Positions 92%
2011-2012 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 100%
2011-2012 PeacePAC - Positions (PeacePAC is sister organization of Council for a Livable World rating House Only) 0%
2011-2012 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights 56%
2011-2012 USA Engage - Positions 63%
2011 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 100%
2011 Arab American Institute - Positions on Arab-American Issues 0%
2011 Citizens for Global Solutions - Global Issues Score 18%
2011 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 0%
2011 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 16%
2011 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 84%
2011 Peace Action West - Positions 8%
2010 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 100%
2010 Citizens for Global Solutions - Global Issues Score D
2010 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 65%
2010 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 33%
2010 Peace Action - Positions 13%
2010 Peace Action West - Positions 13%
2009-2010 ACT! for America - Positions 100%
2009-2010 Council for a Livable World - Positions 0%
2009-2010 PeacePAC - Positions (PeacePAC is sister organization of Council for a Livable World rating House Only) 0%
2009-2010 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -5%
2009-2010 USA Engage - Positions 40%
2009-2010 Washington Report on Middle East Affairs (WRMEA) - Positions 10%
2009 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 100%
2009 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 17%
2009 Latin America Working Group - Positions 0%
2009 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 75%
2009 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 0%
2009 NewPolicy.org - Positions on International Middle East Policy Advocacy 0%
2009 Peace Action West - Positions 8%
2009 Resolve Uganda - Lifetime Score 0%
2009 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -3%
2008 Armenian National Committee of America - Positions on Armenian American Issues C
2008 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 50%
2008 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 69%
2008 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 29%
2008 Peace Action West - Positions 10%
2008 Resolve Uganda - Lifetime Score F
2007-2009 Citizens for Global Solutions - Global Issues Score D
2007-2008 ACT! for America - Positions 100%
2007-2008 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 80%
2007-2008 Council for a Livable World - Positions 12%
2007-2008 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -2
2007-2008 Washington Report on Middle East Affairs (WRMEA) - Positions 0
2007 Council for a Livable World - Positions 0%
2007 Peace Action West - Positions 0%
2006-2012 Global Exchange - Percent Loyalty to Finance, Insurance, Real Estate Lobby 71%

Government Operations

2013 Alliance for Retired Americans - Lifetime Score 15%
2013 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 10%
2013 Bread for the World - Positions 20%
2013 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 75%
2013 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 75%
2013 FreedomWorks - Positions 48%
2013 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 11%
2013 The Club for Growth - Positions 63%
2013 The Club for Growth - Positions (lifetime) 73%
2012 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 0%
2012 Alliance for Retired Americans - Lifetime Score 16%
2012 Bread for the World - Positions 25%
2012 FreedomWorks - Positions 35%
2012 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 70%
2012 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 70%
2012 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 18%
2012 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 0%
2011 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 0%
2011 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 59%
2011 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 59%
2011 FreedomWorks - Positions 68%
2011 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 71%
2011 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 71%
2011 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 28%
2011 The Club for Growth - Positions 68%
2010 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 74%
2010 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 74%
2010 FreedomWorks - Positions 95%
2010 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 31%
2010 The Club for Growth - Positions 79%
2009-2010 American Immigration Lawyers Association - U.S. House Score 0%
2009-2010 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 85%
2009-2010 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 3%
2009 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 10%
2009 Alliance for Retired Americans - Lifetime Score 30%
2009 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 79%
2009 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 79%
2009 FreedomWorks - Positions 90%
2009 Heritage Alliance - Positions 88%
2009 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 79%
2009 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 79%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 84%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 62%
2009 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 39
2009 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 9%
2009 The Club for Growth - Positions 80%
2008 Alliance for Retired Americans - Lifetime Score 50%
2008 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 50%
2008 Americans for Fair Taxation - Positions on the FairTax 2
2008 Citizens Against Government Waste - Lifetime Score 70%
2008 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 70%
2008 Citizens Against Government Waste - Lifetime Score 70%
2008 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 70%
2008 FreedomWorks - Positions 84%
2008 National Taxpayers Union - Fiscally Conservative Score B
2008 National Taxpayers Union - Fiscally Conservative Score B
2008 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 53%
2008 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 16%
2008 The Club for Growth - Positions 81%
2007-2008 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 89%
2007 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 0%

Health and Health Care

2014 National Right to Life Committee - Positions (June 4, 2014) 100%
2014 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions captured January 9, 2014 (reflect past 6 years' voting record) 0%
2014 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions (June 27, 2014) 0%
2014 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 14%
2013 American Public Health Association - Positions 25%
2013 American Veterinary Medical Assoctiation - Positions on Professional Advocacy 0%
2013 Food Policy Action - Positions 15%
2013 Food Policy Action - Positions 15%
2013 International Foodservice Distributors Association - Positions 100%
2013 National Right to Life Committee - Positions (Jan. 14, 2014) 100%
2013 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions captured February, 2013 (reflect voting records of past 6 years) 0%
2012 AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) Advocacy Association - Positions 0%
2012 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions captured June, 2012 (reflect voting records of past 6 years) 0%
2012 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 0%
2011-2012 Food Policy Action - Positions 50%
2011-2012 Food Policy Action - Positions 50%
2011-2012 International Foodservice Distributors Association - Positions (House) 100%
2011-2012 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
2011-2012 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 0%
2011 AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) Advocacy Association - Positions 33%
2011 American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists - Positions (House Only) 0%
2011 American Nurses Association - Positions 0%
2011 American Veterinary Medical Assoctiation - Positions on Professional Advocacy 100%
2011 Association of University Centers on Disabilities - Positions 0%
2011 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
2011 The Children's Health Fund - Positions (House Only) 0%
2010 American Public Health Association - Positions 0%
2010 American Society for Radiation Oncology - U.S. House Score 100%
2010 National Association of Social Workers - House of Representatives Score 0%
2010 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions 0%
2009-2010 Alzheimer's Impact Movement - Positions 33%
2009-2010 American Hospital Association - Positions 0%
2009-2010 International Foodservice Distributors Association - Positions 100%
2009-2010 National Breast Cancer Coalition - Positions 0%
2009-2010 National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association - House of Representatives Score 0%
2009-2010 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
2009-2010 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 3%
2009-2010 St. Joseph Health System - Positions 0%
2009 AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) Advocacy Association - Positions on AIDS Drug Assistance %
2009 American Nurses Association - Positions 0%
2009 American Public Health Association - Positions 22%
2009 American Society for Radiation Oncology - Positions 0%
2009 Association of University Centers on Disabilities - Positions 11%
2009 National Association of Social Workers - Positions 11%
2009 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
2009 The Children's Health Fund - Positions 0%
2008 Academy of General Dentistry - Positions 100%
2008 American Public Health Association - Positions 67%
2008 National Association of Social Workers - Positions 20%
2008 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 16%
2008 The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - U.S. House Score 33%
2007-2008 American Hospital Association - Positions 0%
2007-2008 International Foodservice Distributors Association - Positions 100%
2007-2008 National Association for Addiction Professionals (formerly National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors) - Positions 33%
2007-2008 National Breast Cancer Coalition - Positions 25%
2007-2008 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 80%
2007-2008 St. Joseph Health System - Positions 37
2007-2008 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 20%
2007 American Public Health Association - Positions 0%
2007 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 0%

Immigration

2014 Federation for American Immigration Reform - Positions 100%
2014 NumbersUSA [Americans for Better Immigration] - Overall Score (Jan. 7, 2014) 64%
2012 Arab American Institute - Positions on Arab-American Issues 0%
2012 The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association - Legislation Evaluation (House Only) 0%
2011-2012 Americans for Better Immigration - Positions 71%
2011-2012 The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association - Positions 0%
2011-2012 The Public Affairs Alliance of Iranian Americans - Positions 17%
2011 Arab American Institute - Positions on Arab-American Issues 0%
2009-2013 NumbersUSA [Americans for Better Immigration] - Positions - Reduce Illegal Immigration Rewards (Feb 11, 2013) 89%
2009-2013 NumbersUSA [Americans for Better Immigration] - Positions - Reduce Illegal Immigration at the Border (Feb 11, 2013) 90%
2009-2013 NumbersUSA [Americans for Better Immigration] - Positions - Reduce Visa Lottery (Feb 11, 2013) 100%
2009-2013 NumbersUSA [Americans for Better Immigration] - Positions - Reduce Anchor Baby Citizenship (Feb 11, 2013) 100%
2009-2013 NumbersUSA [Americans for Better Immigration] - Positions - Reduce Chain Migration (Feb 11, 2013) 100%
2009-2013 NumbersUSA [Americans for Better Immigration] - Positions - Overall (Feb 11, 2013) 95%
2009-2013 NumbersUSA [Americans for Better Immigration] - Positions - Reduce Amnesty Enticements (Feb 11, 2013) 100%
2009-2013 NumbersUSA [Americans for Better Immigration] - Positions - Reduce Illegal Jobs and Presence (Feb 11, 2013) 100%
2009-2010 American Immigration Lawyers Association - U.S. House Score 0%
2009-2010 Federation for American Immigration Reform - Positions 100%
2009-2010 The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association - Positions 26%
2009-2010 United States English - U.S. House Score 100%
2007-2010 National Latino Congreso/William C. Velásquez Institute - Positions 0%
2007-2008 The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association - Greek American Issues Score 7%
2007-2008 United States English - Positions on English as the Official Language A
1989-2013 NumbersUSA [Americans for Better Immigration] - Reduce Illegal Jobs and Presence - Career (Feb 11, 2013) %
1989-2013 NumbersUSA [Americans for Better Immigration] - Reduce Visa Lottery - Career (Feb 11, 2013) %
1989-2013 NumbersUSA [Americans for Better Immigration] - Overall - Career (Feb 11, 2013) 95%
1989-2013 NumbersUSA [Americans for Better Immigration] - Reduce Illegal Immigration at the Border - Career (Feb 11, 2013) %
1989-2013 NumbersUSA [Americans for Better Immigration] - Reduce Illegal Immigration Rewards - Career (Feb 11, 2013) %
1989-2013 NumbersUSA [Americans for Better Immigration] - Reduce Chain Migration - Career (Feb 11, 2013) %
1989-2013 NumbersUSA [Americans for Better Immigration] - Reduce Anchor Baby Citizenship - Career (Feb 11, 2013) %

Labor Unions

2014 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 14%
2013 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Lifetime Score 14%
2013 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 24%
2013 International Foodservice Distributors Association - Positions 100%
2012 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Lifetime Score 12%
2012 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 19%
2012 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 16%
2012 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 0%
2011-2012 International Foodservice Distributors Association - Positions (House) 100%
2011-2012 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 0%
2011 American Federation of Government Employees - Positions 8%
2011 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 0%
2011 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 0%
2011 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Lifetime Score 16%
2011 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 0%
2010 American Federation of Government Employees - Positions 7%
2010 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 0%
2010 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 0%
2010 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 37%
2010 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - House of Representatives Score 0%
2009-2010 Communications Workers of America - Positions 11%
2009-2010 International Brotherhood of Teamsters - Positions 13%
2009-2010 International Foodservice Distributors Association - Positions 100%
2009-2010 National Farmers Union - Positions 0%
2009-2010 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 3%
2009 American Federation of Government Employees - Positions 15%
2009 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 19%
2009 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Lifetime Score 19%
2009 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 33%
2009 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 16%
2009 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 0%
2009 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 9%
2009 United Auto Workers - Positions 0%
2009 Women Employed - Positions 0%
2008 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Lifetime Score 20%
2008 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 20%
2008 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Lifetime Score 29%
2008 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 29%
2008 Center for Worker Freedom - Positions 78%
2008 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 0%
2008 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 16%
2008 United Electrical Radio and Machine Workers - Positions 20
2008 Utility Workers Union of America - Positions 0%
2007-2008 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers - Positions 0%
2007-2008 International Foodservice Distributors Association - Positions 100%
2007-2008 National Farmers Union - Family Farm Advocacy Score 80
2007-2008 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 20%
2007 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 0%
2007 Virginia AFL-CIO - Positions 25%
2006 Virginia AFL-CIO - Positions 0%
1997-2008 United Electrical Radio and Machine Workers - Lifetime Score 20%

Liberal

2013-2014 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score (Jan. 13, 2014) 11%
2013-2014 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score (Jan. 13, 2014) 11%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Lifetime Score 8%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Crucial Votes 2%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Crucial Votes Lifetime Score 5%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Crucial Votes Lifetime Score 5%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Overall Positions 5%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Overall Positions 5%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Lifetime Score 8%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Crucial Votes 2%
2013 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 16%
2013 National Journal - Liberal (Composite) 33%
2013 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy 38%
2012 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 0%
2012 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 0%
2012 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2012 National Journal - House Liberal (Foreign) 20%
2012 National Journal - House Liberal (Composite Score) 26%
2012 National Journal - House Liberal (Social) 21%
2012 National Journal - House Liberal (Economic) 30%
2012 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 16%
2012 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 16%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Liberal Action Score 7%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Conservative Action Score 83%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Conservative Action Score 83%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score 12%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Liberal Action Score 7%
2011 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5%
2011 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5%
2011 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2011 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 45%
2011 National Journal - Liberal Composite Score 33%
2011 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 37%
2010 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5%
2010 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5%
2010 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2010 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 25%
2010 National Journal - Liberal Composite Score 32%
2010 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 33%
2009-2010 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Action Score 63
2009-2010 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Action Score 63
2009-2010 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 0%
2009-2010 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 0%
2009 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5%
2009 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5%
2009 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 3%
2009 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 3%
2009 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2009 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 30%
2009 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 24%
2009 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 0%
2009 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 23%
2009 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 16%
2009 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 16%
2008 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 35%
2008 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 35%
2008 National Journal - Composite Liberal Score 27%
2008 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 20%
2008 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 29%
2008 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 29%
2008 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 41%
2008 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 41%
2007 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions on Social Justice and Peace 0
2007 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions on Social Justice and Peace 0

Social

2014 Heritage Action for America - Positions (Jan. 9, 2014) 62%
2014 The John Birch Society - Positions 50%
2014 The John Birch Society - Positions 50%
2014 The John Birch Society - Lifetime Score 66%
2014 The John Birch Society - Lifetime Score 66%
2013-2014 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score (Jan. 13, 2014) 11%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Crucial Votes 2%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Crucial Votes Lifetime Score 5%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Overall Positions 5%
2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Lifetime Score 8%
2013 Americans United for the Separation of Church and State - Positions 100%
2013 Bread for the World - Positions 20%
2013 Concerned Women for America - Positions 100%
2013 Concerned Women for America - Positions 100%
2013 Eagle Forum - Positions 100%
2013 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 50%
2013 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy 74%
2013 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 16%
2013 Secular Coalition for America - Congressional Positions 30%
2013 The John Birch Society - Positions 70%
2013 The John Birch Society - Positions 70%
2012 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 0%
2012 Bread for the World - Positions 25%
2012 Catholic Advocate - Positions 100%
2012 Catholic Advocate - Positions 100%
2012 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 7%
2012 Eagle Forum - Positions 100%
2012 Family Research Council - Positions 100%
2012 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 7%
2012 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2012 National Journal - House Conservative (Social) 75%
2012 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 16%
2012 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 16%
2012 Open Doors USA - Positions 50%
2012 The John Birch Society - Positions 65%
2012 The John Birch Society - Positions 65%
2011-2012 ACT! for America - Positions 92%
2011-2012 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 95%
2011-2012 Concerned Women for America - Positions 96%
2011-2012 Concerned Women for America - Positions 96%
2011-2012 Heritage Action for America - Positions 60%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score 12%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Liberal Action Score 7%
2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Conservative Action Score 83%
2011-2012 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
2011 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5%
2011 Americans United for the Separation of Church and State - Positions (House Only) 0%
2011 Children's Defense Fund - Positions 30%
2011 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 100%
2011 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 100%
2011 Concerned Women for America - Positions 96%
2011 Concerned Women for America - Positions 96%
2011 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 0%
2011 Eagle Forum - Positions 53%
2011 Family Research Council - Positions 90%
2011 Family Research Council - Positions 90%
2011 Heritage Action for America - Positions (House Only) 36%
2011 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2011 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 37%
2011 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 63%
2011 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
2011 Secular Coalition for America - Congressional Positions 14%
2011 The Children's Health Fund - Positions (House Only) 0%
2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Summer-Fall) 65%
2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Spring-Summer) 80%
2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Spring-Summer) 80%
2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Summer-Fall) 65%
2010 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5%
2010 Eagle Forum - Positions 100%
2010 Liberty Central - Positions on Conservative Issues A
2010 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2010 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 25%
2010 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 71%
2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (May 2010 - September 2010) 70%
2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (May 2010 - September 2010) 70%
2010 Vote Kids - Positions 37%
2009-2010 ACT! for America - Positions 100%
2009-2010 American Family Association - Positions 100%
2009-2010 American Family Association - Positions 100%
2009-2010 American Immigration Lawyers Association - U.S. House Score 0%
2009-2010 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 100%
2009-2010 Children's Defense Fund - Positions 20%
2009-2010 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 100%
2009-2010 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 100%
2009-2010 Concerned Women for America - Positions 100%
2009-2010 Concerned Women for America - Positions 100%
2009-2010 Family Research Council - Positions 100%
2009-2010 Family Research Council - Positions 100%
2009-2010 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Action Score 63
2009-2010 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
2009-2010 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 0%
2009-2010 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 0%
2009-2010 St. Joseph Health System - Positions 0%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Session) 75%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Session) 75%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (November 2009 - June 2010) 80%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (November 2009 - June 2010) 80%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2010 77%
2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2010 77%
2009 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5%
2009 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 100%
2009 Eagle Forum - Positions 90%
2009 Heritage Alliance - Positions 88%
2009 Heritage Alliance - Positions 88%
2009 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 3%
2009 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0%
2009 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 24%
2009 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 73%
2009 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100%
2009 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 16%
2009 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 16%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 62%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 84%
2009 The Children's Health Fund - Positions 0%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (June 2009 - November 2009) 90%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Year) 75%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2009) 60%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2009) 60%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (June 2009 - November 2009) 90%
2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Year) 75%
2009 Vote Kids - Positions 37%
2008 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 35%
2008 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions on Middle Class Advocacy 50
2008 Eagle Forum - Positions 90%
2008 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 74%
2008 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 20%
2008 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 41%
2008 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 41%
2007-2008 ACT! for America - Positions 100%
2007-2008 Campaign for Working Families - Positions on Conservative Issues 100
2007-2008 Concerned Women for America - Positions 100%
2007-2008 Concerned Women for America - Positions 100%
2007-2008 Family Research Council - Positions 100%
2007-2008 Family Research Council - Positions 100%
2007-2008 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 80%
2007-2008 St. Joseph Health System - Positions 37
2007-2008 The John Birch Society - Positions 67%
2007-2008 The John Birch Society - Positions 67%
2007 GOPUSA - Positions 0%
2007 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions on Social Justice and Peace 0
2007 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions on Social Justice and Peace 0

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