Rating Group: Disabled American Veterans

2010 U.S. Senate Score

Issues: Veterans
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate-Sr Lisa Murkowski R 0%
AL U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Shelby R 0%
AL U.S. Senate-Jr Jeff Sessions III R 0%
AZ U.S. Senate-Sr John McCain III R 0%
CA U.S. Senate-Sr Dianne Feinstein D 100%
CA U.S. Senate-Jr Barbara Boxer D 100%
CO U.S. Senate-Sr Michael Bennet D 100%
DE U.S. Senate-Sr Tom Carper D 100%
DE U.S. Senate-Jr Chris Coons D 100%
FL U.S. Senate-Sr Bill Nelson, Sr. D 100%
GA U.S. Senate-Sr Johnny Isakson R 0%
IA U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Grassley R 0%
ID U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Crapo R 0%
ID U.S. Senate-Jr James Risch R 0%
IL U.S. Senate-Sr Dick Durbin D 100%
IL U.S. Senate-Jr Mark Kirk R 0%
KS U.S. Senate-Sr Pat Roberts R 0%
KY U.S. Senate-Sr Mitch McConnell R 0%
LA U.S. Senate-Sr David Vitter R 0%
MD U.S. Senate-Sr Barbara Mikulski D 100%
MD U.S. Senate-Jr Ben Cardin D 100%
ME U.S. Senate-Sr Susan Collins R 0%
MI U.S. Senate-Sr Debbie Stabenow D 100%
MN U.S. Senate-Sr Amy Klobuchar DFL 100%
MN U.S. Senate-Jr Al Franken DFL 100%
MO U.S. Senate-Sr Claire McCaskill D 100%
MS U.S. Senate-Sr Thad Cochran R 0%
MS U.S. Senate-Jr Roger Wicker R 0%
MT U.S. Senate-Sr Jon Tester D 100%
NC U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Burr R 0%
NH U.S. Senate-Sr Jeanne Shaheen D 100%
NJ U.S. Senate-Sr Bob Menendez D 100%
NM U.S. Senate-Sr Tom Udall D 100%
NV U.S. Senate-Sr Harry Reid D 100%
NY U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Schumer D 100%
NY U.S. Senate-Jr Kirsten Gillibrand D 100%
OH U.S. Senate-Sr Sherrod Brown D 100%
OK U.S. Senate-Sr Jim Inhofe R 0%
OR U.S. Senate-Sr Ron Wyden D 100%
OR U.S. Senate-Jr Jeff Merkley D 100%
PA U.S. Senate-Sr Bob Casey, Jr. D 100%
RI U.S. Senate-Sr Jack Reed D 100%
RI U.S. Senate-Jr Sheldon Whitehouse D 100%
SC U.S. Senate-Sr Lindsey Graham R 0%
SD U.S. Senate-Sr John Thune R 0%
TN U.S. Senate-Sr Lamar Alexander R 0%
TN U.S. Senate-Jr Robert Corker R 0%
TX U.S. Senate-Sr John Cornyn R 0%
UT U.S. Senate-Sr Orrin Hatch R 0%
VA U.S. Senate-Sr Mark Warner D 0%
VT U.S. Senate-Sr Patrick Leahy D 100%
VT U.S. Senate-Jr Bernie Sanders I 100%
WA U.S. Senate-Sr Patty Murray D 100%
WA U.S. Senate-Jr Maria Cantwell D 100%
WV U.S. Senate-Sr Joe Manchin III D 100%
WY U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Enzi R 0%
WY U.S. Senate-Jr John Barrasso R 0%
NA U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry D 100%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 100%
Max Baucus 100%
Evan Bayh 100%
Mark Begich 100%
Bob Bennett 0%
Jeff Bingaman 100%
Kit Bond 0%
Scott Brown 0%
Jim Bunning 0%
Saxby Chambliss 0%
Thomas Coburn 0%
Kent Conrad 100%
James DeMint 0%
Chris Dodd 100%
Byron Dorgan 100%
John Ensign 0%
Russ Feingold 0%
Kay Hagan 0%
Tom Harkin 100%
Kay Hutchison 0%
Daniel Inouye 100%
Mike Johanns 0%
Timothy Johnson 100%
Herb Kohl 100%
Jon Kyl 0%
Mary Landrieu 100%
Frank Lautenberg 100%
George LeMieux 0%
Carl Levin 100%
Joe Lieberman 0%
Blanche Lincoln 100%
Dick Lugar 0%
Ben Nelson 100%
Mark Pryor 100%
Jay Rockefeller IV 100%
Olympia Snowe 0%
Arlen Specter 100%
Mark Udall 0%
George Voinovich 0%
Jim Webb, Jr. 100%

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