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James 'Jim' H. Webb, Jr.

James 'Jim' H. Webb, Jr.'s Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Government Operations

Full Name: James 'Jim' H. Webb, Jr.

Government Operations

2012 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 90%
2012 Alliance for Retired Americans - Lifetime Score 74%
2012 Bread for the World - Positions 75%
2012 FreedomWorks - Positions 8%
2012 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 21%
2012 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 21%
2012 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 91%
2012 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 85%
2011 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 89%
2011 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 23%
2011 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 23%
2011 FreedomWorks - Positions 18%
2011 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 15%
2011 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 15%
2011 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 100%
2011 The Club for Growth - Positions 14%
2010 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 20%
2010 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 20%
2010 FreedomWorks - Positions 9%
2010 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 86%
2010 The Club for Growth - Positions 8%
2009-2010 American Immigration Lawyers Association - U.S. Senate Score 40%
2009-2010 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 6%
2009-2010 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 84%
2009 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 60%
2009 Alliance for Retired Americans - Lifetime Score 87%
2009 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 19%
2009 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 19%
2009 FreedomWorks - Positions 23%
2009 Heritage Alliance - Positions 21%
2009 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 13%
2009 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 13%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 28%
2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 50%
2009 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 93
2009 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 100%
2009 The Club for Growth - Positions 10%
2008 Alliance for Retired Americans - Lifetime Score 100%
2008 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 100%
2008 Americans for Fair Taxation - Positions on the FairTax 0
2008 Citizens Against Government Waste - Lifetime Score 9%
2008 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 2%
2008 Citizens Against Government Waste - Lifetime Score 9%
2008 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 2%
2008 FreedomWorks - Positions 7%
2008 National Taxpayers Union - Fiscally Conservative Score F
2008 National Taxpayers Union - Fiscally Conservative Score F
2008 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions 100%
2008 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 100%
2008 The Club for Growth - Positions 3%
2007-2008 American Immigration Lawyers Association - Positions 60%
2007-2008 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 8%
2007-2008 Population Action International - Positions 100%
2007 Alliance for Retired Americans - Positions 100%
2007 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 10%
2007 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 9%
2007 Citizens Against Government Waste - Positions 9%
2007 FreedomWorks - Positions 17%
2007 National Employment Lawyers Association - Positions 100%
2007 National Taxpayers Union - Fiscally Conservative Score F
2007 National Taxpayers Union - Fiscally Conservative Score F
2007 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 34%
2007 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 39%
2007 Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Positions on Poverty Action A+
2007 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 75%
2007 The Club for Growth - Positions 13%

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