Rating Group: Disabled American Veterans

2006 Positions

Issues: Veterans
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate-Sr Lisa Murkowski R 40%
AK U.S. House-At-Large Don Young R 66%
AL U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Shelby R 40%
AL U.S. Senate-Jr Jeff Sessions III R 40%
AL U.S. House-3 Mike Rogers R 66%
AL U.S. House-4 Robert Aderholt R 66%
AL U.S. House-6 Spencer Bachus R 66%
AR U.S. Senate-Sr Mark Pryor D 100%
AR U.S. Senate-Jr John Boozman R 66%
AZ U.S. Senate-Sr John McCain III R 20%
AZ U.S. Senate-Jr Jeff Flake R 66%
AZ U.S. House-3 Raúl Grijalva D 100%
AZ U.S. House-7 Ed Pastor D 100%
AZ U.S. House-8 Trent Franks R 66%
CA U.S. Senate-Sr Dianne Feinstein D 80%
CA U.S. Senate-Jr Barbara Boxer D 80%
CA U.S. House-5 Mike Thompson D 100%
CA U.S. House-6 Doris Matsui D 100%
CA U.S. House-11 George Miller D 100%
CA U.S. House-12 Nancy Pelosi D 100%
CA U.S. House-13 Barbara Lee D 100%
CA U.S. House-16 Jim Costa D 100%
CA U.S. House-17 Mike Honda D 100%
CA U.S. House-18 Anna Eshoo D 100%
CA U.S. House-19 Zoe Lofgren D 100%
CA U.S. House-20 Sam Farr D 100%
CA U.S. House-22 Devin Nunes R 66%
CA U.S. House-24 Lois Capps D 100%
CA U.S. House-25 Buck McKeon R 66%
CA U.S. House-28 Adam Schiff D 100%
CA U.S. House-30 Brad Sherman D 100%
CA U.S. House-31 Gary Miller R 66%
CA U.S. House-32 Grace Napolitano D 100%
CA U.S. House-33 Henry Waxman D 100%
CA U.S. House-34 Xavier Becerra D 100%
CA U.S. House-38 Linda Sánchez D 100%
CA U.S. House-39 Ed Royce R 66%
CA U.S. House-40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 100%
CA U.S. House-42 Ken Calvert R 66%
CA U.S. House-43 Maxine Waters D 100%
CA U.S. House-45 John Campbell III R 66%
CA U.S. House-46 Loretta Sanchez D 100%
CA U.S. House-48 Dana Rohrabacher R 66%
CA U.S. House-49 Darrell Issa R 50%
CA U.S. House-53 Susan Davis D 100%
CO U.S. Senate-Sr Mark Udall D 100%
CO U.S. House-1 Diana DeGette D 100%
CO Commissioner of Agriculture John Salazar N/A 100%
CT U.S. House-1 John Larson D 100%
CT U.S. House-3 Rosa DeLauro D 100%
DE U.S. Senate-Sr Tom Carper D 80%
FL U.S. Senate-Sr Bill Nelson, Sr. D 100%
FL U.S. House-1 Jefferson Miller R 66%
FL U.S. House-4 Ander Crenshaw R 66%
FL U.S. House-5 Corrine Brown D 100%
FL U.S. House-7 John Mica R 66%
FL U.S. House-20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 100%
FL U.S. House-23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz D 100%
FL U.S. House-25 Mario Diaz-Balart R 66%
FL U.S. House-27 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen R 66%
FL Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services Adam Putnam R 66%
GA U.S. Senate-Sr Saxby Chambliss R 60%
GA U.S. Senate-Jr Johnny Isakson R 60%
GA U.S. House-1 Jack Kingston R 66%
GA U.S. House-2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 100%
GA U.S. House-3 Lynn Westmoreland R 66%
GA U.S. House-5 John Lewis D 100%
GA U.S. House-6 Tom Price R 66%
GA U.S. House-11 Phil Gingrey R 66%
GA U.S. House-12 John Barrow D 100%
GA U.S. House-13 David Scott D 100%
GA Governor Nathan Deal R 66%
HI Governor Neil Abercrombie D 100%
IA U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Grassley R 40%
IA U.S. Senate-Jr Tom Harkin D 80%
IA U.S. House-3 Tom Latham R 66%
IA U.S. House-4 Steve King R 66%
ID U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Crapo R 20%
ID U.S. House-2 Mike Simpson R 66%
ID Governor Butch Otter R 66%
IL U.S. Senate-Sr Dick Durbin D 80%
IL U.S. Senate-Jr Mark Kirk R 66%
IL U.S. House-1 Bobby Rush D 100%
IL U.S. House-3 Daniel Lipinski D 100%
IL U.S. House-4 Luis Gutierrez D 100%
IL U.S. House-7 Danny Davis D 100%
IL U.S. House-9 Jan Schakowsky D 100%
IL U.S. House-15 John Shimkus R 66%
IL Mayor-At-Large Rahm Emanuel D 100%
IN U.S. House-1 Pete Visclosky D 100%
IN Governor Mike Pence R 66%
KS U.S. Senate-Sr Pat Roberts R 60%
KS U.S. Senate-Jr Jerry Moran R 66%
KS Governor Sam Brownback R 40%
KY U.S. Senate-Sr Mitch McConnell R 60%
KY U.S. House-1 Ed Whitfield R 66%
KY U.S. House-5 Hal Rogers R 66%
LA U.S. Senate-Sr Mary Landrieu D 80%
LA U.S. Senate-Jr David Vitter R 40%
LA U.S. House-3 Charles Boustany, Jr. R 66%
LA Governor Bobby Jindal R 66%
MA U.S. Senate-Jr Ed Markey D 100%
MA U.S. House-1 Richard Neal D 100%
MA U.S. House-2 Jim McGovern D 100%
MA U.S. House-6 John Tierney D 100%
MA U.S. House-7 Mike Capuano D 100%
MA U.S. House-8 Stephen Lynch D 100%
MD U.S. Senate-Sr Barbara Mikulski D 80%
MD U.S. Senate-Jr Ben Cardin D 100%
MD U.S. House-2 Dutch Ruppersberger D 100%
MD U.S. House-5 Steny Hoyer D 100%
MD U.S. House-7 Elijah Cummings D 100%
MD U.S. House-8 Chris Van Hollen, Jr. D 100%
ME U.S. Senate-Sr Susan Collins R 60%
ME U.S. House-2 Mike Michaud D 100%
MI U.S. Senate-Sr Carl Levin D 80%
MI U.S. Senate-Jr Debbie Stabenow D 100%
MI U.S. House-4 Dave Camp R 50%
MI U.S. House-6 Fred Upton R 66%
MI U.S. House-8 Mike Rogers R 66%
MI U.S. House-9 Sandy Levin D 100%
MI U.S. House-10 Candice Miller R 66%
MI U.S. House-12 John Dingell D 100%
MI U.S. House-13 John Conyers, Jr. D 100%
MN U.S. House-2 John Kline R 66%
MN U.S. House-4 Betty McCollum DFL 100%
MN U.S. House-7 Collin Peterson DFL 100%
MN Governor Mark Dayton DFL 80%
MO U.S. Senate-Jr Roy Blunt R 66%
MO U.S. House-1 Lacy Clay, Jr. D 100%
MO U.S. House-5 Emanuel Cleaver II D 100%
MO U.S. House-6 Sam Graves R 50%
MS U.S. Senate-Sr Thad Cochran R 40%
MS U.S. Senate-Jr Roger Wicker R 50%
MS U.S. House-2 Bennie Thompson D 100%
NA President Barack Obama II D 80%
NA Vice President Joe Biden, Jr. D 75%
NA U.S. Secretary of Defense Charles Hagel R 60%
NA U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry D 75%
NC U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Burr R 60%
NC U.S. House-1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. D 100%
NC U.S. House-3 Walter Jones, Jr. R 100%
NC U.S. House-4 David Price D 100%
NC U.S. House-5 Virginia Foxx R 66%
NC U.S. House-6 Howard Coble R 66%
NC U.S. House-7 Mike McIntyre D 100%
NC U.S. House-10 Patrick McHenry R 66%
NE U.S. House-1 Jeff Fortenberry R 66%
NE U.S. House-2 Lee Terry R 50%
NH State Senate-3 Jeb Bradley R 66%
NJ U.S. Senate-Sr Bob Menendez D 80%
NJ U.S. House-2 Frank LoBiondo R 66%
NJ U.S. House-4 Chris Smith R 100%
NJ U.S. House-5 Scott Garrett R 100%
NJ U.S. House-6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 100%
NJ U.S. House-9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 100%
NJ U.S. House-11 Rodney Frelinghuysen R 66%
NJ U.S. House-12 Rush Holt, Jr. D 100%
NM U.S. Senate-Sr Tom Udall D 100%
NM U.S. House-2 Steve Pearce R 66%
NV U.S. Senate-Sr Harry Reid D 80%
NY U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Schumer D 80%
NY U.S. House-1 Tim Bishop D 100%
NY U.S. House-2 Pete King R 66%
NY U.S. House-3 Steve Israel D 100%
NY U.S. House-4 Carolyn McCarthy D 100%
NY U.S. House-5 Gregory Meeks D 100%
NY U.S. House-7 Nydia Velázquez D 100%
NY U.S. House-10 Jerry Nadler D 100%
NY U.S. House-12 Carolyn Maloney D 100%
NY U.S. House-13 Charlie Rangel D 100%
NY U.S. House-14 Joe Crowley D 100%
NY U.S. House-15 José Serrano D 100%
NY U.S. House-16 Eliot Engel D 100%
NY U.S. House-17 Nita Lowey D 100%
NY U.S. House-25 Louise Slaughter D 100%
NY U.S. House-26 Brian Higgins D 100%
OH U.S. Senate-Sr Sherrod Brown D 100%
OH U.S. House-1 Steve Chabot R 66%
OH U.S. House-8 John Boehner R 66%
OH U.S. House-9 Marcy Kaptur D 100%
OH U.S. House-10 Mike Turner R 66%
OH U.S. House-12 Pat Tiberi R 66%
OH U.S. House-13 Tim Ryan D 100%
OH Attorney General Mike DeWine R 60%
OK U.S. Senate-Sr Jim Inhofe R 40%
OK U.S. Senate-Jr Thomas Coburn R 40%
OK U.S. House-3 Frank Lucas R 66%
OK U.S. House-4 Tom Cole R 66%
OR U.S. Senate-Sr Ron Wyden D 80%
OR U.S. House-2 Greg Walden R 66%
OR U.S. House-3 Earl Blumenauer D 100%
OR U.S. House-4 Peter DeFazio D 100%
PA U.S. House-1 Bob Brady D 100%
PA U.S. House-2 Chaka Fattah, Sr. D 100%
PA U.S. House-6 Jim Gerlach R 66%
PA U.S. House-8 Mike Fitzpatrick R 66%
PA U.S. House-9 Bill Shuster R 66%
PA U.S. House-13 Allyson Schwartz D 100%
PA U.S. House-14 Mike Doyle, Jr. D 100%
PA U.S. House-15 Charlie Dent R 66%
PA U.S. House-16 Joe Pitts R 66%
PA U.S. House-18 Tim Murphy R 66%
RI U.S. Senate-Sr Jack Reed D 80%
RI U.S. House-2 Jim Langevin D 100%
RI Governor Linc Chafee D 60%
SC U.S. Senate-Sr Lindsey Graham R 40%
SC U.S. House-2 Joe Wilson, Sr. R 66%
SC U.S. House-6 Jim Clyburn D 100%
SD U.S. Senate-Sr Timothy Johnson D 100%
SD U.S. Senate-Jr John Thune R 60%
TN U.S. Senate-Sr Lamar Alexander R 40%
TN U.S. House-2 John Duncan, Jr. R 66%
TN U.S. House-5 Jim Cooper D 100%
TN U.S. House-7 Marsha Blackburn R 66%
TX U.S. Senate-Sr John Cornyn R 60%
TX U.S. House-1 Louie Gohmert R 66%
TX U.S. House-2 Ted Poe R 66%
TX U.S. House-3 Sam Johnson R 50%
TX U.S. House-4 Ralph Hall R 66%
TX U.S. House-5 Jeb Hensarling R 66%
TX U.S. House-6 Joe Barton R 66%
TX U.S. House-7 John Culberson R 66%
TX U.S. House-8 Kevin Brady R 66%
TX U.S. House-9 Al Green D 100%
TX U.S. House-10 Michael McCaul R 66%
TX U.S. House-11 Mike Conaway R 66%
TX U.S. House-12 Kay Granger R 50%
TX U.S. House-13 Mac Thornberry R 66%
TX U.S. House-15 Rubén Hinojosa, Sr. D 100%
TX U.S. House-18 Sheila Jackson Lee D 100%
TX U.S. House-19 Randy Neugebauer R 66%
TX U.S. House-21 Lamar Smith R 100%
TX U.S. House-24 Kenny Marchant R 66%
TX U.S. House-26 Michael Burgess R 66%
TX U.S. House-28 Henry Cuellar D 100%
TX U.S. House-29 Gene Green D 100%
TX U.S. House-30 Eddie Johnson D 100%
TX U.S. House-31 John Carter R 66%
TX U.S. House-32 Pete Sessions R 66%
TX U.S. House-35 Lloyd Doggett II D 100%
UT U.S. Senate-Sr Orrin Hatch R 50%
UT U.S. House-1 Rob Bishop R 66%
UT U.S. House-4 Jim Matheson D 100%
VA U.S. House-3 Bobby Scott D 100%
VA U.S. House-4 Randy Forbes R 50%
VA U.S. House-6 Bob Goodlatte R 66%
VA U.S. House-8 Jim Moran, Jr. D 100%
VA U.S. House-10 Frank Wolf R 66%
VT U.S. Senate-Sr Patrick Leahy D 80%
VT U.S. Senate-Jr Bernie Sanders I 100%
WA U.S. Senate-Sr Patty Murray D 80%
WA U.S. Senate-Jr Maria Cantwell D 80%
WA U.S. House-2 Rick Larsen D 100%
WA U.S. House-4 Doc Hastings R 66%
WA U.S. House-5 Cathy McMorris Rodgers R 66%
WA U.S. House-7 Jim McDermott D 100%
WA U.S. House-8 Dave Reichert R 66%
WA U.S. House-9 Adam Smith D 100%
WA Governor Jay Inslee D 100%
WI U.S. Senate-Jr Tammy Baldwin D 100%
WI U.S. House-1 Paul Ryan R 66%
WI U.S. House-3 Ron Kind D 100%
WI U.S. House-4 Gwen Moore D 100%
WI U.S. House-5 Jim Sensenbrenner, Jr. R 66%
WI U.S. House-6 Tom Petri R 66%
WV U.S. Senate-Sr Jay Rockefeller IV D 100%
WV U.S. House-2 Shelley Capito R 66%
WV U.S. House-3 Nick Rahall II D 100%
WY U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Enzi R 40%
Gary Ackerman 100%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 80%
Todd Akin 66%
Rodney Alexander 66%
Wayne Allard 60%
George Allen 60%
Thomas Allen 100%
Rob Andrews 100%
Joe Baca, Sr. 100%
Brian Baird 100%
Richard Hugh Baker 66%
J. Gresham Barrett 66%
Roscoe Bartlett 66%
Charlie Bass 66%
Max Baucus 80%
Evan Bayh 80%
Melissa Bean 100%
Bob Beauprez 100%
Bob Bennett 40%
Shelley Berkley 100%
Howard Berman 100%
Marion Berry 100%
Judy Biggert 66%
Michael Bilirakis 66%
Jeff Bingaman 80%
Sherwood Boehlert 66%
Kit Bond 40%
Henry Bonilla 66%
Jo Bonner, Jr. 66%
Mary Bono Mack 66%
Dan Boren 100%
Leonard Boswell 100%
Rick Boucher 100%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 100%
Henry Brown, Jr. 66%
Ginny Brown-Waite 66%
Jim Bunning 40%
Conrad Burns 60%
Dan Burton 66%
Steve Buyer 66%
Robert Byrd 80%
Chris Cannon 0%
Eric Cantor 66%
Dennis Cardoza 100%
Russ Carnahan 100%
Julia Carson 100%
Edward Case 100%
Mike Castle 66%
Ben Chandler III 100%
Chris Chocola 50%
Hillary Clinton 80%
Norm Coleman 40%
Kent Conrad 80%
Jerry Costello 100%
Larry Craig 20%
Robert Cramer 100%
Barbara Cubin 66%
Artur Davis 100%
Geoff Davis 66%
James Davis 100%
Jo Ann Davis 66%
Lincoln Davis 100%
Thomas Davis III 66%
Bill Delahunt 100%
Thomas DeLay 50%
James DeMint 60%
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 66%
Norm Dicks 100%
Chris Dodd 80%
Elizabeth Dole 60%
Pete Domenici, Jr. 40%
John Doolittle 50%
Byron Dorgan 80%
Thelma Drake 66%
David Dreier 66%
Chet Edwards 100%
Vern Ehlers 66%
Jo Ann Emerson 66%
Philip English 66%
John Ensign 40%
Bob Etheridge 100%
Terry Everett 66%
Tom Feeney 66%
Russ Feingold 80%
Michael Ferguson 66%
Bob Filner 100%
Mark Foley 50%
Harold Ford, Jr. 100%
Vito Fossella, Jr. 66%
Barney Frank 100%
William Frist 60%
Elton Gallegly 50%
Jim Gibbons 50%
Wayne Gilchrest 66%
Paul Gillmor 66%
Charlie Gonzalez 100%
Virgil Goode, Jr. 66%
Bart Gordon 100%
Mark Green 50%
Judd Gregg 40%
Gilbert Gutknecht 66%
Jane Harman 100%
Katherine Harris 66%
Melissa Hart 66%
J. Dennis Hastert 0%
Robert Hayes 66%
J.D. Hayworth, Jr. 66%
Joel Hefley 66%
Wally Herger, Jr. 66%
Stephanie Herseth Sandlin 100%
Maurice Hinchey 100%
David Lee Hobson 66%
Pete Hoekstra 66%
Thomas Holden 100%
Darlene Hooley 100%
John Nathan Hostettler 66%
Kenny Hulshof 66%
Duncan Hunter 50%
Kay Hutchison 60%
Henry Hyde 50%
Bob Inglis, Sr. 50%
Daniel Inouye 80%
Ernest Istook, Jr. 50%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 100%
William Jefferson 100%
James Merrill Jeffords 80%
William Lewis Jenkins 50%
Nancy Johnson 66%
Tim Johnson 66%
Paul Kanjorski 100%
Ric Keller 50%
Sue Kelly 66%
Edward Kennedy, Sr. 80%
Mark Kennedy 100%
Patrick Kennedy 100%
Dale Kildee 100%
Carolyn Kilpatrick 100%
Joseph Knollenberg 66%
Herb Kohl 80%
James Kolbe 50%
Dennis Kucinich 100%
John Kuhl, Jr. 66%
Jon Kyl 60%
Ray LaHood 66%
Tom Lantos 100%
Steve LaTourette 66%
Frank Lautenberg 80%
James Leach 100%
Jerry Lewis 66%
Ron Lewis 66%
Joe Lieberman 80%
Blanche Lincoln 80%
John Linder 66%
Trent Lott, Sr. 60%
Dick Lugar 60%
Dan Lungren 66%
Connie Mack IV 66%
Don Manzullo 66%
Jim Marshall 100%
Melquiades Martinez 60%
Thaddeus McCotter 66%
James McCrery III 66%
John McHugh 66%
Cynthia Ann McKinney 100%
Michael McNulty 100%
Martin Meehan 100%
Kendrick Meek, Sr. 100%
Charlie Melancon, Sr. 100%
Juanita Millender-McDonald 100%
Brad Miller 100%
Alan Mollohan 100%
Dennis Moore 100%
Jack Murtha 100%
Marilyn Musgrave 66%
Sue Myrick 66%
Ben Nelson 60%
Robert William Ney 66%
Anne Northup 66%
Charles Norwood, Jr. 66%
James Nussle 50%
Jim Oberstar 100%
Dave Obey 100%
John Olver 100%
Solomon Ortiz, Sr. 100%
Thomas William Osborne 66%
Major Owens 100%
Michael Oxley 50%
Ron Paul 100%
Donald Payne 100%
John Peterson 50%
Charles Pickering, Jr. 50%
Todd Platts 50%
Richard Pombo 50%
Earl Pomeroy 100%
Jon Porter, Sr. 66%
Deborah Pryce 50%
George Radanovich 66%
James Ramstad 66%
Ralph Regula 66%
Denny Rehberg 50%
Richard Renzi 66%
Silvestre Reyes 100%
Thomas Reynolds 50%
Mike Ross 100%
Steve Rothman 100%
Jim Ryun 66%
Martin Olav Sabo 100%
Ken Salazar 80%
Rick Santorum 40%
Paul Sarbanes 80%
Jim Saxton 66%
Jean Schmidt 66%
John Schwarz 66%
John Shadegg 66%
E. Clay Shaw, Jr. 66%
Christopher Shays 100%
Donald Sherwood 66%
Robert Ruhl Simmons 66%
Ike Skelton 100%
Gordon Smith 40%
Olympia Snowe 80%
Vic Snyder 100%
Mike Sodrel 66%
Hilda Solis 100%
Mark Souder 66%
Arlen Specter 60%
John Spratt, Jr. 100%
Pete Stark 100%
Cliff Stearns 66%
Ted Stevens 40%
Ted Strickland 100%
Bart Stupak 100%
John Sullivan 66%
John Sununu 40%
John Sweeney 50%
James Talent 60%
Tom Tancredo 66%
John Tanner 100%
Ellen Tauscher 100%
Charles Taylor 50%
Gene Taylor 100%
Craig Thomas 40%
William Thomas 66%
Todd Tiahrt 66%
Ed Towns 100%
Stephanie Tubbs Jones 100%
George Voinovich 60%
James Walsh 66%
Zach Wamp 66%
John Warner 60%
Diane Watson 100%
Mel Watt 100%
Anthony Weiner 100%
David Weldon 66%
W. Curtis Weldon 66%
Gerald Weller 50%
Robert Wexler 100%
Heather Wilson 100%
Lynn Woolsey 100%
David Wu 100%
Albert Wynn 100%
Bill Young 66%

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