Representative Paul C. Broun's Special Interest Group Ratings

Office: U.S. House (GA) - District 10, Republican
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Business and Consumers

2013-2014 Associated General Contractors of America - Positions 63% 2013-2014 Associated General Contractors of America - Lifetime Scores 54% 2013-2014 Associated General Contractors of America - Lifetime Scores (Labor) 90% 2013-2014 Associated General Contractors of America - Lifetime Scores (Other) 50% 2013-2014 Associated General Contractors of America - Lifetime Scores (Infrastructure) 15% 2013-2014 Associated General Contractors of America - Lifetime Scores (Taxes) 60% 2013-2014 Associated General Contractors of America - Lifetime Scores (Environment) 100% 2013-2014 International Warehouse Logistics Association - Positions 100% 2013-2014 National Association of Manufacturers - Positions 88% 2013-2014 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions (Interim Mid-Year) 36% 2013-2014 National Retail Federation - Positions: Budget/Tax 100% 2013-2014 National Retail Federation - Positions: Healthcare (House Only) 100% 2013-2014 National Retail Federation - Positions: Labor 50% 2013-2014 National Small Business Association - Positions 70 2013-2014 The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association - Positions 70 2013 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions 29% 2013 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 86% 2013 The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association - Positions 83% 2013 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 46% 2013 United States Chamber of Commerce - Lifetime Score 72% 2012 National Association of Manufacturers - Positions of 112th Congress 86% 2012 National Electrical Contractors Association - Positions 40% 2012 United States Chamber of Commerce - Lifetime Score 77% 2012 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 83% 2011-2012 American Council of Engineering Companies - Positions 50 2011-2012 Independent Electrical Contractors - Positions (House) 100% 2011-2012 International Warehouse Logistics Association - Positions 90 2011-2012 National Association of Manufacturers - Positions 88% 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 76% 2011-2012 Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors-National Association - Positions 100% 2011-2012 Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council - Positions 95% 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 100% 2011 The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association - Positions 100% 2011 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 88% 2010 The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association - Positions 50% 2010 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 75% 2009-2010 American Council of Engineering Companies - Positions 30% 2009-2010 Associated General Contractors of America - Positions 62% 2009-2010 Independent Electrical Contractors - Positions 100% 2009-2010 International Warehouse Logistics Association - Positions 80% 2009-2010 National Association for the Self-Employed - U.S. House Score 0% 2009-2010 National Association of Manufacturers - Positions 65% 2009-2010 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 71% 2009-2010 National Retail Federation - Positions 75% 2009-2010 National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association - Positions 44% 2009-2010 Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council - Positions 100% 2009 Heritage Alliance - Positions 93% 2009 The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association - Positions 80% 2009 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 73% 2008 Business-Industry Political Action Committee - Positions 80% 2008 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 67% 2008 United States Chamber of Commerce - Lifetime Score 67% 2007-2008 American Council of Engineering Companies - Positions 13% 2007-2008 American Forest and Paper Association - Forest Products Advocacy Score 66% 2007-2008 Associated Builders & Contractors - Positions 100% 2007-2008 Associated General Contractors of America - Positions 16% 2007-2008 International Warehouse Logistics Association - Positions 80% 2007-2008 National Association of Manufacturers - Positions 85% 2007-2008 National Federation of Independent Business - Positions 75 2007-2008 National Restaurant Association - Positions on Restaurant Advocacy 50 2007-2008 National Retail Federation - Positions Retail Industry Advocacy 40% 2007-2008 National Small Business Association - Positions 43% 2007-2008 National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association - Positions 42% 2007-2008 Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors-National Association - Positions 0% 2007 Business-Industry Political Action Committee - Positions 100% 2007 TechAmerica - Positions 0% 2007 The National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association - Positions 100% 2007 United States Chamber of Commerce - Positions 64%

Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

2014 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions (captured June 17, 2014) 42% 2014 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions (captured January 3, 2014) 50% 2014 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 100% 2014 Hispanic Federation, LCLAA, LULAC, Mi Familia Vota, NCLR, and Voto Latino - National Immigration Scorecard 59% 2014 Human Rights Campaign - Positions on Marriage 0% 2014 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 14% 2014 National Council of La Raza - Positions (Preliminary) 59% 2013 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 64% 2013 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 38% 2012 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 30% 2012 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 25% 2012 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 33% 2012 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions on Civil Rights 11% 2012 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Total Score 10% 2011-2012 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 23% 2011-2012 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 15% 2011-2012 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights 31% 2011 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions (House Only) 40% 2011 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5% 2011 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions 26% 2011 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) 0% 2010 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5% 2009-2010 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 13% 2009-2010 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 0% 2009-2010 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 6% 2009-2010 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score 20% 2009-2010 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 0% 2009-2010 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 3% 2009-2010 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -9% 2009 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 0% 2009 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Action Score 62% 2009 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Positions 4% 2009 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -4% 2008 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 0% 2008 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions on Middle Class Advocacy 11 2007-2008 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 0% 2007-2008 Human Rights Campaign - Positions 0% 2007-2008 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions on Civil and Human 0 2007-2008 National Organization for Women - Positions 0% 2007-2008 The Arc - Positions 0% 2007-2008 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -3 2007 American Civil Liberties Union - Positions 0 2007 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 0% 2007 Drum Major Institute for Public Policy/TheMiddleClass.org - Positions on Middle Class Advocacy 0 2007 Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights - Positions 0% 2007 League of Women Voters - Civil Liberties and Civil Rights Score 0% 2007 National Council of La Raza - Positions 0 2007 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -1 2007 United To End Genocide - Positions on Darfur A 2006-2012 Global Exchange - Percent Loyalty to Finance, Insurance, Real Estate Lobby 86%

Conservative

2014 Americans for Prosperity - Positions (Jan. 7, 2014) 100% 2014 Americans for Prosperity - Lifetime Score 97% 2014 Americans for Prosperity - Lifetime Score (June 23, 2014) 97% 2014 Americans for Prosperity - Positions (June 23, 2014) 100% 2014 Heritage Action for America - Positions (Jan. 9, 2014) 95% 2014 The John Birch Society - Positions 100% 2014 The John Birch Society - Lifetime Score 90% 2013-2014 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 69% 2013-2014 Eagle Forum - Positions 83% 2013-2014 The New American - Positions (captured September 2, 2014) 100% 2013 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 99% 2013 American Conservative Union - Positions 96% 2013 Concerned Women for America - Positions 84% 2013 Eagle Forum - Positions 100% 2013 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy 54% 2013 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy 65% 2013 National Journal - Conservative (Composite) 59% 2013 The John Birch Society - Positions 100% 2013 The New American - Positions on Conservative Issues 100 2012 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 99% 2012 American Conservative Union - Ratings of Congress 100% 2012 Eagle Forum - Positions 100% 2012 National Journal - House Conservative (Foreign) 65% 2012 National Journal - House Conservative (Composite Score) 60% 2012 The Club for Growth - Positions 100% 2012 The John Birch Society - Positions 92% 2011-2012 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 95% 2011-2012 Americans for Prosperity - Lifetime score 97% 2011-2012 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 95% 2011-2012 Concerned Women for America - Positions 89% 2011-2012 Heritage Action for America - Positions 96% 2011 American Conservative Union - Positions 96% 2011 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 99% 2011 Concerned Women for America - Positions 92% 2011 Eagle Forum - Positions 76% 2011 Heritage Action for America - Positions (House Only) 100% 2011 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 63% 2011 National Journal - Conservative Composite Score 62% 2011 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 32% 2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Summer-Fall) 95% 2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Spring-Summer) 100% 2011 The New American - Positions on Conservative Issues 95% 2010 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 100% 2010 American Conservative Union - Positions 100% 2010 Eagle Forum - Positions 100% 2010 National Journal - Conservative Composite Score 92% 2010 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 88% 2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (May 2010 - September 2010) 100% 2009-2010 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 100% 2009-2010 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 100% 2009-2010 Concerned Women for America - Positions 100% 2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (November 2009 - June 2010) 80% 2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2010 90% 2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Session) 92% 2009 American Conservative Union - Positions 100% 2009 American Conservative Union - Lifetime Score 100% 2009 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 100% 2009 ConservAmerica - Positions 6 2009 Eagle Forum - Positions 100% 2009 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 86% 2009 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 68% 2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Year) 95% 2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2009) 90% 2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (June 2009 - November 2009) 100% 2008 American Conservative Union - Positions 100% 2008 Eagle Forum - Positions 100% 2008 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 95% 2008 National Journal - Composite Conservative Score 97.3% 2007-2009 The New American - Positions on Conservative Issues 79% 2007-2008 Campaign for Working Families - Positions on Conservative Issues 100 2007-2008 Concerned Women for America - Positions 83% 2007-2008 ConservAmerica - Positions 0 2007-2008 The John Birch Society - Positions 79% 2007 American Conservative Union - Positions 100% 2007 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 100% 2007 ConservAmerica - Positions 0 2007 Eagle Forum - Positions 100% 2007 GOPUSA - Positions 11% 2001-2010 Keep America Safe - Positions 100%

Environment

2014 National Parks Conservation Association - Positions 25% 2013 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 33% 2013 Environment America - Positions 0% 2013 Food Policy Action - Positions 17% 2013 League of Conservation Voters - Lifetime Score 5% 2013 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 11% 2012 League of Conservation Voters - Lifetime Score 4% 2012 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 9% 2012 Sierra Club - Positions on Clean water (House Only) 0% 2012 Southern Alliance for Clean Energy Action Fund - Positions 25% 2011-2012 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 0% 2011-2012 Environment America - Positions 11% 2011-2012 Food Policy Action - Positions 21% 2011-2012 League of Conservation Voters - Session Score 6% 2011-2012 National Parks Conservation Association - Positions (House Only) 0% 2011 Environment America - Positions 3% 2011 League of Conservation Voters - Lifetime Score 1% 2011 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 3% 2011 Sierra Club - Positions on Clean Water (House Only) 0% 2011 Southern Alliance for Clean Energy Action Fund - Positions 0% 2011 Women's Action for New Directions (WAND) and-WILL - Positions (House Only) 31 2010-2011 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 0% 2010 League of Conservation Voters - Lifetime Score 0% 2010 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 0% 2009-2010 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 0% 2009-2010 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 0% 2009-2010 Southern Alliance for Clean Energy Action Fund - Positions 0% 2009 ConservAmerica - Positions 6 2009 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 0% 2009 Environment America - Positions 0% 2009 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 0% 2008 Environment America - Positions 0% 2008 Southern Alliance for Clean Energy Action Fund - Positions 0% 2007-2008 ConservAmerica - Positions 0 2007-2008 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund - Positions 0% 2007-2008 League of Conservation Voters - Positions 0% 2007 ConservAmerica - Positions 0 2007 League of Conservation Voters - First Session Score 0% 2007 Southern Alliance for Clean Energy Action Fund - Positions 0% 2006-2012 Global Exchange - Percent Loyalty to Finance, Insurance, Real Estate Lobby 86%

Fiscally Conservative

2014 Americans for Prosperity - Positions (June 23, 2014) 100% 2014 Americans for Prosperity - Lifetime Score (June 23, 2014) 97% 2014 Americans for Prosperity - Positions (Jan. 7, 2014) 100% 2014 Americans for Prosperity - Lifetime Score 97% 2014 Competitive Enterprise Institute - Positions 75 2014 Heritage Action for America - Positions (Jan. 9, 2014) 95% 2013 Competitive Enterprise Institute - Workplace Choice (August, 2013) 100% 2013 FreedomWorks - Positions 100% 2013 The Club for Growth - Positions (lifetime) 99% 2013 The Club for Growth - Positions 97% 2012 FreedomWorks - Positions 100% 2012 National Journal - House Conservative (Economic) 58% 2012 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 85% 2011-2012 Americans for Prosperity - Lifetime score 97% 2011-2012 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 95% 2011-2012 Heritage Action for America - Positions 96% 2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score 18% 2011 FreedomWorks - Positions 95% 2011 Heritage Action for America - Positions (House Only) 100% 2011 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 57% 2011 National Taxpayers Union - Positions on Tax and Spending 87% 2011 The Club for Growth - Positions 95% 2010 FreedomWorks - Positions 100% 2010 National Journal - Liberal on Economic Policy Score 10% 2010 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 90% 2010 The Club for Growth - Positions 100% 2009-2010 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 100% 2009-2010 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 95% 2009 FreedomWorks - Positions 95% 2009 Heritage Alliance - Positions 93% 2009 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 89% 2009 National Taxpayers Union - Positions 96% 2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 100% 2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 91% 2009 The Club for Growth - Positions 100% 2008 FreedomWorks - Positions 100% 2008 National Journal - Conservative on Economic Policy Score 98% 2008 National Taxpayers Union - Fiscally Conservative Score A 2008 The Club for Growth - Positions 100% 2007-2008 National Tax Limitation Committee - Positions 93% 2007 Americans for Prosperity - Positions 100% 2007 Americans for Tax Reform - Positions 100% 2007 FreedomWorks - Positions 100% 2007 GOPUSA - Positions 11% 2007 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 88% 2007 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 86% 2007 The Club for Growth - Positions 100%

Foreign Affairs

2014 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 100% 2014 Peace Action West - Positions (June 3, 2014) 38% 2013-2014 Council for a Livable World - Positions (House) 50% 2013 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 64% 2013 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy 54% 2013 Peace Action West - Positions (Nov. 20, 2013) 38% 2012 Arab American Institute - Positions on Arab-American Issues 0% 2012 Armenian National Committee of America - Positions 15% 2012 Citizens for Global Solutions - Global Issues Score 0% 2012 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 33% 2012 National Journal - House Liberal (Foreign) 34% 2012 Peace Action - Positions 11% 2011-2012 ACT! for America - Positions 67% 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) 17% 2011-2012 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights 31% 2011-2012 USA Engage - Positions 50% 2011 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 100% 2011 Arab American Institute - Positions on Arab-American Issues 13% 2011 Citizens for Global Solutions - Global Issues Score 0% 2011 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 17% 2011 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 32% 2011 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 63% 2011 Peace Action West - Positions 17% 2010 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 100% 2010 Citizens for Global Solutions - Global Issues Score F 2010 Latin America Working Group - Positions (House only) 0% 2010 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 88% 2010 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 0% 2010 Peace Action - Positions 25% 2010 Peace Action West - Positions 25% 2009-2010 ACT! for America - Positions 100% 2009-2010 Council for a Livable World - Positions 16% 2009-2010 PeacePAC - Positions (PeacePAC is sister organization of Council for a Livable World rating House Only) 16% 2009-2010 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -9% 2009-2010 USA Engage - Positions 25% 2009-2010 Washington Report on Middle East Affairs (WRMEA) - Positions 10% 2009 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 90% 2009 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 17% 2009 Latin America Working Group - Positions 0% 2009 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 68% 2009 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 26% 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 -4% 2008 Armenian National Committee of America - Positions on Armenian American Issues C 2008 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 0% 2008 National Journal - Liberal on Foreign Policy Score 0% 2008 National Journal - Conservative on Foreign Policy Score 95% 2008 Peace Action West - Positions 0% 2008 Resolve Uganda - Lifetime Score F 2007-2009 Citizens for Global Solutions - Global Issues Score F 2007-2008 ACT! for America - Positions 100% 2007-2008 American Security Council Foundation - Positions 100% 2007-2008 Council for a Livable World - Positions 0% 2007-2008 National Foreign Trade Council - Positions 33% 2007-2008 Nuclear Age Peace Foundation - Positions 0% 2007-2008 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -3 2007-2008 USA Engage - Positions on Trade and Engagement C 2007-2008 Washington Report on Middle East Affairs (WRMEA) - Positions -1 2007 Council for a Livable World - Positions 0% 2007 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 0% 2007 Latin America Working Group - Positions 0% 2007 Peace Action West - Positions 0% 2007 United States Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation - Positions on International Middle East Human Rights -1 2007 United To End Genocide - Positions on Darfur A 2006-2012 Global Exchange - Percent Loyalty to Finance, Insurance, Real Estate Lobby 86%

Health and Health Care

2014 Alzheimer's Impact Movement - Positions 0% 2014 American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists - Positions (House Only) 100 2014 National Right to Life Committee - Positions (June 4, 2014) 50% 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 Planned Parenthood Action Fund - Positions (June 27, 2014) 9% 2013-2014 National Breast Cancer Coalition - Positions 0% 2013 American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists - Positions (House Only) 0 2013 American Public Health Association - Positions 25% 2013 American Veterinary Medical Assoctiation - Positions on Professional Advocacy 0% 2013 Food Policy Action - Positions 17% 2013 National Right to Life Committee - Positions (Jan. 14, 2014) 66% 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% 2011-2012 Food Policy Action - Positions 21% 2011-2012 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100% 2011 AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) Advocacy Association - Positions 0% 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 50% 2011 Association of University Centers on Disabilities - Positions 14% 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 75% 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 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 0% 2009 American Society for Radiation Oncology - Positions 0% 2009 Association of University Centers on Disabilities - Positions 0% 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 0% 2008 American Public Health Association - Positions 0% 2008 National Association of Social Workers - Positions 0% 2008 The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - U.S. House Score 0% 2007-2008 American Hospital Association - Positions 14% 2007-2008 National Association for Addiction Professionals (formerly National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors) - Positions 0% 2007-2008 National Breast Cancer Coalition - Positions 0% 2007-2008 St. Joseph Health System - Positions 0 2007 Academy of General Dentistry - Positions (House Only) 0% 2007 American Academy of Family Physicians - Positions 0% 2007 American Public Health Association - Positions 0% 2007 American Society for Radiation Oncology - Positions 0% 2007 Association of University Centers on Disabilities - Positions 0% 2007 Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance - Positions 50 2007 League of Women Voters - Children's Health Issues Score 0% 2007 National Association of Social Workers - Positions 0% 2007 The Children's Health Fund - Positions 0%

Immigration

2014 Federation for American Immigration Reform - Positions 100% 2014 Hispanic Federation, LCLAA, LULAC, Mi Familia Vota, NCLR, and Voto Latino - National Immigration Scorecard 59% 2014 National Council of La Raza - Positions (Preliminary) 59% 2014 NumbersUSA [Americans for Better Immigration] - Overall Score (Jan. 7, 2014) 71% 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 33% 2011 Arab American Institute - Positions on Arab-American Issues 13% 2009-2013 NumbersUSA [Americans for Better Immigration] - Positions - Reduce Chain Migration (Feb 11, 2013) 100% 2009-2013 NumbersUSA [Americans for Better Immigration] - Positions - Reduce Illegal Jobs and Presence (Feb 11, 2013) 100% 2009-2013 NumbersUSA [Americans for Better Immigration] - Positions - Reduce Amnesty Enticements (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 Illegal Immigration at the Border (Feb 11, 2013) 100% 2009-2013 NumbersUSA [Americans for Better Immigration] - Positions - Reduce Visa Lottery (Feb 11, 2013) 100% 2009-2013 NumbersUSA [Americans for Better Immigration] - Positions - Overall (Feb 11, 2013) 97% 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 29% 2009-2010 United States English - U.S. House Score 100% 2007-2010 National Latino Congreso/William C. Velásquez Institute - Positions 0% 2007-2008 English First - Positions on English as the Official Language A+ 2007-2008 Federation for American Immigration Reform - Positions 100% 2007-2008 The American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association - Greek American Issues Score 26% 2007-2008 United States English - Positions on English as the Official Language A 2007 English First - Positions 100% 2007 National Council of La Raza - Positions 0 1989-2013 NumbersUSA [Americans for Better Immigration] - Overall - Career (Feb 11, 2013) 96% 1989-2013 NumbersUSA [Americans for Better Immigration] - Reduce Chain Migration - Career (Feb 11, 2013) % 1989-2013 NumbersUSA [Americans for Better Immigration] - Reduce Illegal Jobs and Presence - Career (Feb 11, 2013) % 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 Anchor Baby Citizenship - Career (Feb 11, 2013) % 1989-2013 NumbersUSA [Americans for Better Immigration] - Reduce Visa Lottery - Career (Feb 11, 2013) %

Labor Unions

2014 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 0% 2013-2014 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers - Positions (House) 0% 2013-2014 Workplace Choice - Positions 80 2013 American Federation of Government Employees - Positions 26% 2013 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Lifetime Score 7% 2013 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 24% 2013 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 35% 2013 International Foodservice Distributors Association - Positions 80% 2012 American Federation of Government Employees - Positions 16 2012 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Lifetime Score 4% 2012 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 15% 2012 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 11% 2012 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 15% 2011-2012 American Federation of Teachers - Positions 13% 2011-2012 International Foodservice Distributors Association - Positions (House) 100% 2011-2012 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 0% 2011 American Federation of Government Employees - Positions 4% 2011 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 4% 2011 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 14% 2011 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Lifetime Score 3% 2011 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 0% 2010 American Federation of Government Employees - Positions 0% 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 12% 2010 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - House of Representatives Score 0% 2009-2010 Communications Workers of America - Positions 0% 2009-2010 International Brotherhood of Teamsters - Positions 0% 2009-2010 International Foodservice Distributors Association - Positions 100% 2009-2010 National Farmers Union - Positions 0% 2009-2010 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 0% 2009 American Federation of Government Employees - Positions 0% 2009 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Lifetime Score 0% 2009 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 0% 2009 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 0% 2009 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 0% 2009 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 0% 2009 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 0% 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 0% 2008 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 0% 2008 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Lifetime Score 0% 2008 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 0% 2008 Center for Worker Freedom - Positions 100% 2008 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 0% 2008 Latin America Working Group - Positions 0% 2008 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 0% 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 16 2007-2008 United Food & Commercial Workers - Positions 0% 2007 American Federation of Government Employees - Positions 0% 2007 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) - Positions 0% 2007 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - Positions 0% 2007 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers - Positions 25% 2007 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers - Positions 0 2007 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - Positions 0% 2007 United Auto Workers - Positions 0% 2007 Utility Workers Union of America - Positions 0

Religion

2014 Americans United for the Separation of Church and State - Positions (House Only) 0% 2014 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 100% 2014 The John Birch Society - Lifetime Score 90% 2014 The John Birch Society - Positions 100% 2013-2014 CitizenLink - Positions (House Only) 0% 2013 Americans United for the Separation of Church and State - Positions 100% 2013 Bread for the World - Positions 22% 2013 Concerned Women for America - Positions 84% 2013 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 64% 2013 Secular Coalition for America - Congressional Positions 20% 2013 The John Birch Society - Positions 100% 2013 Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) - Positions 33% 2012 Bread for the World - Positions 0% 2012 Catholic Advocate - Positions 100% 2012 Friends Committee on National Legislation - Positions 33% 2012 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 0% 2012 Open Doors USA - Positions 25% 2012 The John Birch Society - Positions 92% 2011-2012 ACT! for America - Positions 67% 2011-2012 Concerned Women for America - Positions 89% 2011 Americans United for the Separation of Church and State - Positions (House Only) 0% 2011 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 100% 2011 Concerned Women for America - Positions 92% 2011 Family Research Council - Positions 90% 2011 Secular Coalition for America - Congressional Positions 0% 2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Summer-Fall) 95% 2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Spring-Summer) 100% 2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (May 2010 - September 2010) 100% 2009-2010 ACT! for America - Positions 100% 2009-2010 American Family Association - Positions 100% 2009-2010 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 100% 2009-2010 Concerned Women for America - Positions 100% 2009-2010 Family Research Council - Positions 100% 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 (November 2009 - June 2010) 80% 2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2010 90% 2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Session) 92% 2009 Heritage Alliance - Positions 93% 2009 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 0% 2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Year) 95% 2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (June 2009 - November 2009) 100% 2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2009) 90% 2008 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 0% 2007-2008 ACT! for America - Positions 100% 2007-2008 Concerned Women for America - Positions 83% 2007-2008 Family Research Council - Positions 100% 2007-2008 St. Joseph Health System - Positions 0 2007-2008 The John Birch Society - Positions 79% 2007 Family Research Council - Positions 100 2007 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions on Social Justice and Peace 17

Socially Conservative

2014 Heritage Action for America - Positions (Jan. 9, 2014) 95% 2014 Heritage Action for America - Positions (Jan. 9, 2014) 95% 2014 The John Birch Society - Lifetime Score 90% 2014 The John Birch Society - Positions 100% 2014 The John Birch Society - Positions 100% 2014 The John Birch Society - Lifetime Score 90% 2013-2014 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 69% 2013-2014 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 69% 2013-2014 Eagle Forum - Positions 83% 2013-2014 Eagle Forum - Positions 83% 2013 Concerned Women for America - Positions 84% 2013 Concerned Women for America - Positions 84% 2013 Eagle Forum - Positions 100% 2013 Eagle Forum - Positions 100% 2013 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy 57% 2013 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy 57% 2013 The John Birch Society - Positions 100% 2013 The John Birch Society - Positions 100% 2012 Catholic Advocate - Positions 100% 2012 Catholic Advocate - Positions 100% 2012 Eagle Forum - Positions 100% 2012 Eagle Forum - Positions 100% 2012 Family Research Council - Positions 50% 2012 Family Research Council - Positions 50% 2012 National Journal - House Conservative (Social) 57% 2012 National Journal - House Conservative (Social) 57% 2012 The John Birch Society - Positions 92% 2012 The John Birch Society - Positions 92% 2011-2012 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 95% 2011-2012 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 95% 2011-2012 Concerned Women for America - Positions 89% 2011-2012 Concerned Women for America - Positions 89% 2011-2012 Heritage Action for America - Positions 96% 2011-2012 Heritage Action for America - Positions 96% 2011-2012 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100% 2011-2012 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100% 2011 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 100% 2011 Christian Coalition of America - Positions 100% 2011 Concerned Women for America - Positions 92% 2011 Concerned Women for America - Positions 92% 2011 Eagle Forum - Positions 76% 2011 Eagle Forum - Positions 76% 2011 Family Research Council - Positions 90% 2011 Family Research Council - Positions 90% 2011 Heritage Action for America - Positions (House Only) 100% 2011 Heritage Action for America - Positions (House Only) 100% 2011 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 65% 2011 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 65% 2011 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100% 2011 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100% 2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Spring-Summer) 100% 2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Summer-Fall) 95% 2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Summer-Fall) 95% 2011 The John Birch Society - Positions (Spring-Summer) 100% 2010 Eagle Forum - Positions 100% 2010 Eagle Forum - Positions 100% 2010 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 85% 2010 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 85% 2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (May 2010 - September 2010) 100% 2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (May 2010 - September 2010) 100% 2009-2010 American Family Association - Positions 100% 2009-2010 American Family Association - Positions 100% 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 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 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100% 2009-2010 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100% 2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (November 2009 - June 2010) 80% 2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Session) 92% 2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (November 2009 - June 2010) 80% 2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2010 90% 2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2010 90% 2009-2010 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Session) 92% 2009 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 100% 2009 Campaign for Working Families - Positions 100% 2009 Eagle Forum - Positions 100% 2009 Eagle Forum - Positions 100% 2009 Heritage Alliance - Positions 93% 2009 Heritage Alliance - Positions 93% 2009 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 93% 2009 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 93% 2009 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100% 2009 National Right to Life Committee - Positions 100% 2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 100% 2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 91% 2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 91% 2009 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 100% 2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2009) 90% 2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Year) 95% 2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (June 2009 - November 2009) 100% 2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (January 2009 - June 2009) 90% 2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (Full Year) 95% 2009 The John Birch Society - Positions (June 2009 - November 2009) 100% 2008 Eagle Forum - Positions 100% 2008 Eagle Forum - Positions 100% 2008 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 91% 2008 National Journal - Conservative on Social Policy Score 91% 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 83% 2007-2008 Concerned Women for America - Positions 83% 2007-2008 Family Research Council - Positions 100% 2007-2008 Family Research Council - Positions 100% 2007-2008 The John Birch Society - Positions 79% 2007-2008 The John Birch Society - Positions 79% 2007 Eagle Forum - Positions 100% 2007 Eagle Forum - Positions 100% 2007 Family Research Council - Positions 100 2007 Family Research Council - Positions 100 2007 GOPUSA - Positions 11% 2007 GOPUSA - Positions 11% 2007 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 86% 2007 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 88% 2007 Republican Liberty Caucus - Positions on Personal Liberties 86% 2007 Republican Liberty Caucus - Economic Liberties Score 88%

Socially Liberal

2013-2014 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score (Jan. 13, 2014) 9% 2013-2014 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score (Jan. 13, 2014) 9% 2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Lifetime Score 4% 2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Crucial Votes 17% 2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Crucial Votes Lifetime Score 9% 2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Crucial Votes Lifetime Score 9% 2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Crucial Votes 17% 2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Overall Positions 10% 2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Overall Positions 10% 2013-2014 Progressive Punch - Lifetime Score 4% 2013 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 42% 2013 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 42% 2012 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 30% 2012 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 30% 2012 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0% 2012 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0% 2012 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 0% 2012 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 0% 2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Conservative Action Score 77% 2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score 18% 2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Liberal Action Score 12% 2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Conservative Action Score 77% 2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Liberal Action Score 12% 2011-2012 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Net Congressional Score 18% 2011 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5% 2011 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5% 2011 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0% 2011 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0% 2011 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 35% 2011 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 35% 2010 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5% 2010 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 5% 2010 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0% 2010 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0% 2010 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 0% 2010 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy 0% 2009-2010 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Action Score 67 2009-2010 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Regressive Action Score 67 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 0% 2009 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 0% 2009 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 0% 2009 Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress - Progressive Action Score 0% 2009 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0% 2009 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0% 2009 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 0% 2009 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 0% 2009 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 0% 2009 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 0% 2008 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 0% 2008 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 0% 2008 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 0% 2008 National Journal - Liberal on Social Policy Score 0% 2008 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 0% 2008 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions 0% 2007-2008 Progressive Democrats of America - Positions 66% 2007-2008 Progressive Democrats of America - Positions 66% 2007 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 0% 2007 Americans for Democratic Action - Positions 0% 2007 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions on Social Justice and Peace 17 2007 NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby - Positions on Social Justice and Peace 17

Women

2014 American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists - Positions (House Only) 100 2013 American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists - Positions (House Only) 0 2013 Concerned Women for America - Positions 84% 2013 Federally Employed Women - Positions 20% 2013 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 80% 2013 Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) - Positions 33% 2012 Federally Employed Women - Positions 40% 2012 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0% 2011-2012 American Association of University Women - Positions 20 2011-2012 Concerned Women for America - Positions 89% 2011 American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists - Positions (House Only) 0% 2011 Concerned Women for America - Positions 92% 2011 Federally Employed Women - Positions 16% 2011 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0% 2011 Women's Action for New Directions (WAND) and-WILL - Positions (House Only) 31 2010 Federally Employed Women - Positions 40% 2010 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0% 2009-2010 American Association of University Women - Positions 0% 2009-2010 Concerned Women for America - Positions 100% 2009 American Association of University Women - Positions 0% 2009 Federally Employed Women - Positions 20% 2009 NARAL Pro-Choice America - Positions 0% 2009 Women Employed - Positions 0% 2007-2008 American Association of University Women - Positions 14% 2007-2008 Concerned Women for America - Positions 83% 2007-2008 Federally Employed Women - Equality in Government Score 10 2007-2008 National Organization for Women - Positions 0% 2007 American Association of University Women - Positions 0

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