Rating Group: Concerned Women for America

2007-2008 Positions

State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate-Sr Lisa Murkowski R 48%
AK U.S. House-At-Large Don Young R 76%
AL U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Shelby R 93%
AL U.S. Senate-Jr Jeff Sessions III R 96%
AL U.S. House-3 Mike Rogers R 100%
AL U.S. House-4 Robert Aderholt R 100%
AL U.S. House-6 Spencer Bachus R 100%
AR U.S. Senate-Sr Mark Pryor D 34%
AR U.S. Senate-Jr John Boozman R 100%
AZ U.S. Senate-Sr John McCain III R 66%
AZ U.S. Senate-Jr Jeff Flake R 86%
AZ U.S. House-3 Raúl Grijalva D 13%
AZ U.S. House-7 Ed Pastor D 13%
AZ U.S. House-8 Trent Franks R 100%
CA U.S. Senate-Sr Dianne Feinstein D 17%
CA U.S. Senate-Jr Barbara Boxer D 15%
CA U.S. House-5 Mike Thompson D 18%
CA U.S. House-6 Doris Matsui D 13%
CA U.S. House-9 Jerry McNerney D 18%
CA U.S. House-11 George Miller D 14%
CA U.S. House-12 Nancy Pelosi D 9%
CA U.S. House-13 Barbara Lee D 18%
CA U.S. House-14 Jackie Speier D 100%
CA U.S. House-16 Jim Costa D 22%
CA U.S. House-17 Mike Honda D 14%
CA U.S. House-18 Anna Eshoo D 18%
CA U.S. House-19 Zoe Lofgren D 19%
CA U.S. House-20 Sam Farr D 18%
CA U.S. House-22 Devin Nunes R 100%
CA U.S. House-23 Kevin McCarthy R 100%
CA U.S. House-24 Lois Capps D 13%
CA U.S. House-25 Buck McKeon R 86%
CA U.S. House-28 Adam Schiff D 18%
CA U.S. House-30 Brad Sherman D 22%
CA U.S. House-31 Gary Miller R 100%
CA U.S. House-32 Grace Napolitano D 23%
CA U.S. House-33 Henry Waxman D 21%
CA U.S. House-34 Xavier Becerra D 19%
CA U.S. House-38 Linda Sánchez D 18%
CA U.S. House-39 Ed Royce R 95%
CA U.S. House-40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 22%
CA U.S. House-42 Ken Calvert R 90%
CA U.S. House-43 Maxine Waters D 18%
CA U.S. House-45 John Campbell III R 95%
CA U.S. House-46 Loretta Sanchez D 22%
CA U.S. House-48 Dana Rohrabacher R 81%
CA U.S. House-49 Darrell Issa R 77%
CA U.S. House-53 Susan Davis D 18%
CO U.S. Senate-Sr Mark Udall D 19%
CO U.S. House-1 Diana DeGette D 14%
CO U.S. House-5 Doug Lamborn R 100%
CO U.S. House-7 Ed Perlmutter D 22%
CO Commissioner of Agriculture John Salazar N/A 27%
CT U.S. Senate-Jr Chris Murphy D 18%
CT U.S. House-1 John Larson D 18%
CT U.S. House-2 Joe Courtney D 22%
CT U.S. House-3 Rosa DeLauro D 14%
DE U.S. Senate-Sr Tom Carper D 13%
FL U.S. Senate-Sr Bill Nelson, Sr. D 10%
FL U.S. House-1 Jeff Miller R 100%
FL U.S. House-4 Ander Crenshaw R 100%
FL U.S. House-5 Corrine Brown D 20%
FL U.S. House-7 John Mica R 100%
FL U.S. House-12 Gus Bilirakis R 100%
FL U.S. House-14 Kathy Castor D 22%
FL U.S. House-16 Vern Buchanan R 95%
FL U.S. House-20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 20%
FL U.S. House-23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz D 9%
FL U.S. House-25 Mario Diaz-Balart R 86%
FL U.S. House-27 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen R 80%
FL Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services Adam Putnam R 100%
GA U.S. Senate-Sr Saxby Chambliss R 93%
GA U.S. Senate-Jr Johnny Isakson R 93%
GA U.S. House-1 Jack Kingston R 100%
GA U.S. House-2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 25%
GA U.S. House-3 Lynn Westmoreland R 100%
GA U.S. House-4 Hank Johnson, Jr. D 19%
GA U.S. House-5 John Lewis D 18%
GA U.S. House-6 Tom Price R 90%
GA U.S. House-10 Paul Broun R 83%
GA U.S. House-11 Phil Gingrey R 100%
GA U.S. House-12 John Barrow D 38%
GA U.S. House-13 David Scott D 31%
GA Governor Nathan Deal R 100%
HI U.S. Senate-Jr Mazie Hirono D 13%
HI Governor Neil Abercrombie D 16%
IA U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Grassley R 75%
IA U.S. Senate-Jr Tom Harkin D 10%
IA U.S. House-1 Bruce Braley D 15%
IA U.S. House-2 Dave Loebsack D 13%
IA U.S. House-3 Tom Latham R 95%
IA U.S. House-4 Steve King R 100%
ID U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Crapo R 93%
ID U.S. House-2 Mike Simpson R 94%
IL U.S. Senate-Sr Dick Durbin D 6%
IL U.S. Senate-Jr Mark Kirk R 23%
IL U.S. House-1 Bobby Rush D 15%
IL U.S. House-3 Daniel Lipinski D 59%
IL U.S. House-4 Luis Gutierrez D 18%
IL U.S. House-6 Peter Roskam R 100%
IL U.S. House-7 Danny Davis D 18%
IL U.S. House-9 Jan Schakowsky D 13%
IL U.S. House-11 Bill Foster D 50%
IL U.S. House-15 John Shimkus R 100%
IL Mayor-At-Large Rahm Emanuel D 22%
IN U.S. Senate-Jr Joe Donnelly, Sr. D 72%
IN U.S. House-1 Pete Visclosky D 22%
IN U.S. House-7 André Carson D 100%
IN Governor Mike Pence R 95%
KS U.S. Senate-Sr Pat Roberts R 75%
KS U.S. Senate-Jr Jerry Moran R 95%
KS Governor Sam Brownback R 87%
KY U.S. Senate-Sr Mitch McConnell R 89%
KY U.S. House-1 Ed Whitfield R 100%
KY U.S. House-3 John Yarmuth D 22%
KY U.S. House-5 Hal Rogers R 100%
LA U.S. Senate-Sr Mary Landrieu D 46%
LA U.S. Senate-Jr David Vitter R 93%
LA U.S. House-1 Steve Scalise R 100%
LA U.S. House-3 Charles Boustany, Jr. R 100%
MA U.S. Senate-Jr Ed Markey D 18%
MA U.S. House-1 Richard Neal D 18%
MA U.S. House-2 Jim McGovern D 18%
MA U.S. House-3 Niki Tsongas D 75%
MA U.S. House-6 John Tierney D 14%
MA U.S. House-7 Mike Capuano D 14%
MA U.S. House-8 Stephen Lynch D 18%
MD U.S. Senate-Sr Barbara Mikulski D 10%
MD U.S. Senate-Jr Ben Cardin D 10%
MD U.S. House-2 Dutch Ruppersberger D 27%
MD U.S. House-3 John Sarbanes D 22%
MD U.S. House-4 Donna Edwards D 100%
MD U.S. House-5 Steny Hoyer D 18%
MD U.S. House-7 Elijah Cummings D 19%
MD U.S. House-8 Chris Van Hollen, Jr. D 18%
ME U.S. Senate-Sr Susan Collins R 31%
ME U.S. House-2 Mike Michaud D 22%
MI U.S. Senate-Sr Carl Levin D 7%
MI U.S. Senate-Jr Debbie Stabenow D 17%
MI U.S. House-4 Dave Camp R 100%
MI U.S. House-6 Fred Upton R 68%
MI U.S. House-7 Tim Walberg R 100%
MI U.S. House-8 Mike Rogers R 100%
MI U.S. House-9 Sandy Levin D 13%
MI U.S. House-10 Candice Miller R 86%
MI U.S. House-12 John Dingell D 13%
MI U.S. House-13 John Conyers, Jr. D 19%
MN U.S. Senate-Sr Amy Klobuchar DFL 10%
MN U.S. House-1 Tim Walz DFL 22%
MN U.S. House-2 John Kline R 100%
MN U.S. House-4 Betty McCollum DFL 18%
MN U.S. House-5 Keith Ellison DFL 18%
MN U.S. House-6 Michele Bachmann R 100%
MN U.S. House-7 Collin Peterson DFL 77%
MO U.S. Senate-Sr Claire McCaskill D 27%
MO U.S. Senate-Jr Roy Blunt R 100%
MO U.S. House-1 Lacy Clay, Jr. D 13%
MO U.S. House-5 Emanuel Cleaver II D 18%
MO U.S. House-6 Sam Graves R 100%
MS U.S. Senate-Sr Thad Cochran R 86%
MS U.S. Senate-Jr Roger Wicker R 75%
MS U.S. House-2 Bennie Thompson D 18%
MT U.S. Senate-Sr Jon Tester D 31%
NA President Barack Obama II D 0%
NA Vice President Joe Biden, Jr. D 9%
NA U.S. Secretary of Defense Charles Hagel R 75%
NA U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry D 11%
NC U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Burr R 86%
NC U.S. House-1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. D 13%
NC U.S. House-3 Walter Jones, Jr. R 100%
NC U.S. House-4 David Price D 13%
NC U.S. House-5 Virginia Foxx R 100%
NC U.S. House-6 Howard Coble R 90%
NC U.S. House-7 Mike McIntyre D 100%
NC U.S. House-10 Patrick McHenry R 100%
NE U.S. House-1 Jeff Fortenberry R 100%
NE U.S. House-2 Lee Terry R 100%
NE U.S. House-3 Adrian Smith R 100%
NH U.S. House-1 Carol Shea-Porter D 19%
NJ U.S. Senate-Sr Bob Menendez D 6%
NJ U.S. House-2 Frank LoBiondo R 77%
NJ U.S. House-4 Chris Smith R 95%
NJ U.S. House-5 Scott Garrett R 100%
NJ U.S. House-6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 14%
NJ U.S. House-8 Albio Sires D 18%
NJ U.S. House-9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 18%
NJ U.S. House-11 Rodney Frelinghuysen R 45%
NJ U.S. House-12 Rush Holt, Jr. D 18%
NM U.S. Senate-Sr Tom Udall D 22%
NM U.S. House-2 Steve Pearce R 100%
NV U.S. Senate-Sr Harry Reid D 17%
NV U.S. Senate-Jr Dean Heller R 90%
NY U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Schumer D 6%
NY U.S. Senate-Jr Kirsten Gillibrand D 18%
NY U.S. House-1 Tim Bishop D 22%
NY U.S. House-2 Pete King R 86%
NY U.S. House-3 Steve Israel D 19%
NY U.S. House-4 Carolyn McCarthy D 22%
NY U.S. House-5 Gregory Meeks D 22%
NY U.S. House-7 Nydia Velázquez D 18%
NY U.S. House-9 Yvette Clarke D 23%
NY U.S. House-10 Jerry Nadler D 22%
NY U.S. House-12 Carolyn Maloney D 13%
NY U.S. House-13 Charlie Rangel D 14%
NY U.S. House-14 Joe Crowley D 22%
NY U.S. House-15 José Serrano D 18%
NY U.S. House-16 Eliot Engel D 21%
NY U.S. House-17 Nita Lowey D 13%
NY U.S. House-25 Louise Slaughter D 18%
NY U.S. House-26 Brian Higgins D 13%
OH U.S. Senate-Sr Sherrod Brown D 10%
OH U.S. House-1 Steve Chabot R 100%
OH U.S. House-4 Jim Jordan R 100%
OH U.S. House-5 Bob Latta R 100%
OH U.S. House-8 John Boehner R 100%
OH U.S. House-9 Marcy Kaptur D 40%
OH U.S. House-10 Mike Turner R 95%
OH U.S. House-12 Pat Tiberi R 90%
OH U.S. House-13 Tim Ryan D 25%
OK U.S. Senate-Sr Jim Inhofe R 96%
OK U.S. Senate-Jr Thomas Coburn R 100%
OK U.S. House-3 Frank Lucas R 100%
OK U.S. House-4 Tom Cole R 95%
OK Governor Mary Fallin R 100%
OR U.S. Senate-Sr Ron Wyden D 3%
OR U.S. House-2 Greg Walden R 63%
OR U.S. House-3 Earl Blumenauer D 13%
OR U.S. House-4 Peter DeFazio D 18%
PA U.S. Senate-Sr Bob Casey, Jr. D 34%
PA U.S. House-1 Bob Brady D 14%
PA U.S. House-2 Chaka Fattah, Sr. D 21%
PA U.S. House-6 Jim Gerlach R 68%
PA U.S. House-9 Bill Shuster R 100%
PA U.S. House-13 Allyson Schwartz D 22%
PA U.S. House-14 Mike Doyle D 18%
PA U.S. House-15 Charlie Dent R 45%
PA U.S. House-16 Joe Pitts R 100%
PA U.S. House-18 Tim Murphy R 95%
RI U.S. Senate-Sr Jack Reed D 6%
RI U.S. Senate-Jr Sheldon Whitehouse D 6%
RI U.S. House-2 Jim Langevin D 18%
SC U.S. Senate-Sr Lindsey Graham R 86%
SC U.S. House-2 Joe Wilson, Sr. R 100%
SC U.S. House-6 Jim Clyburn D 13%
SD U.S. Senate-Sr Timothy Johnson D 33%
SD U.S. Senate-Jr John Thune R 93%
TN U.S. Senate-Sr Lamar Alexander R 75%
TN U.S. Senate-Jr Robert Corker R 86%
TN U.S. House-2 John Duncan, Jr. R 100%
TN U.S. House-5 Jim Cooper D 27%
TN U.S. House-7 Marsha Blackburn R 100%
TN U.S. House-9 Steve Cohen D 18%
TX U.S. Senate-Sr John Cornyn R 100%
TX U.S. House-1 Louie Gohmert R 100%
TX U.S. House-2 Ted Poe R 100%
TX U.S. House-3 Sam Johnson R 100%
TX U.S. House-4 Ralph Hall R 95%
TX U.S. House-5 Jeb Hensarling R 100%
TX U.S. House-6 Joe Barton R 86%
TX U.S. House-7 John Culberson R 100%
TX U.S. House-8 Kevin Brady R 100%
TX U.S. House-9 Al Green D 18%
TX U.S. House-10 Michael McCaul R 100%
TX U.S. House-11 Mike Conaway R 100%
TX U.S. House-12 Kay Granger R 77%
TX U.S. House-13 Mac Thornberry R 100%
TX U.S. House-15 Rubén Hinojosa, Sr. D 15%
TX U.S. House-18 Sheila Jackson Lee D 22%
TX U.S. House-19 Randy Neugebauer R 100%
TX U.S. House-21 Lamar Smith R 100%
TX U.S. House-24 Kenny Marchant R 100%
TX U.S. House-26 Michael Burgess R 100%
TX U.S. House-28 Henry Cuellar D 36%
TX U.S. House-29 Gene Green D 18%
TX U.S. House-30 Eddie Johnson D 22%
TX U.S. House-31 John Carter R 100%
TX U.S. House-32 Pete Sessions R 100%
TX U.S. House-35 Lloyd Doggett II D 14%
UT U.S. Senate-Sr Orrin Hatch R 68%
UT U.S. House-1 Rob Bishop R 95%
UT U.S. House-4 Jim Matheson D 27%
VA U.S. House-1 Rob Wittman R 100%
VA U.S. House-3 Bobby Scott D 18%
VA U.S. House-4 Randy Forbes R 100%
VA U.S. House-6 Bob Goodlatte R 100%
VA U.S. House-8 Jim Moran, Jr. D 14%
VA U.S. House-10 Frank Wolf R 95%
VT U.S. Senate-Sr Patrick Leahy D 10%
VT U.S. Senate-Jr Bernie Sanders I 24%
VT U.S. House-At-Large Peter Welch D 13%
WA U.S. Senate-Sr Patty Murray D 6%
WA U.S. Senate-Jr Maria Cantwell D 7%
WA U.S. House-2 Rick Larsen D 18%
WA U.S. House-4 Doc Hastings R 100%
WA U.S. House-5 Cathy McMorris Rodgers R 94%
WA U.S. House-7 Jim McDermott D 18%
WA U.S. House-8 Dave Reichert R 59%
WA U.S. House-9 Adam Smith D 18%
WA Governor Jay Inslee D 18%
WI U.S. Senate-Jr Tammy Baldwin D 13%
WI U.S. House-1 Paul Ryan R 95%
WI U.S. House-3 Ron Kind D 18%
WI U.S. House-4 Gwen Moore D 18%
WI U.S. House-5 Jim Sensenbrenner, Jr. R 100%
WI U.S. House-6 Tom Petri R 95%
WV U.S. Senate-Sr Jay Rockefeller IV D 21%
WV U.S. House-2 Shelley Capito R 72%
WV U.S. House-3 Nick Rahall II D 68%
WY U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Enzi R 100%
WY U.S. Senate-Jr John Barrasso R 100%
Gary Ackerman 18%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 13%
Todd Akin 100%
Rodney Alexander 100%
Wayne Allard 96%
Thomas Allen 13%
Jason Altmire 45%
Rob Andrews 19%
Michael Arcuri 13%
Joe Baca, Sr. 22%
Brian Baird 18%
J. Gresham Barrett 100%
Roscoe Bartlett 100%
Max Baucus 34%
Evan Bayh 24%
Melissa Bean 18%
Bob Bennett 79%
Shelley Berkley 18%
Howard Berman 18%
Marion Berry 36%
Judy Biggert 50%
Brian Bilbray 77%
Jeff Bingaman 13%
Kit Bond 65%
Jo Bonner, Jr. 100%
Mary Bono Mack 42%
Dan Boren 76%
Leonard Boswell 18%
Rick Boucher 22%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 19%
Nancy Boyda 22%
Henry Brown, Jr. 100%
Ginny Brown-Waite 81%
Jim Bunning 96%
Dan Burton 100%
Steve Buyer 100%
Robert Byrd 40%
Chris Cannon 100%
Eric Cantor 100%
Dennis Cardoza 22%
Russ Carnahan 27%
Christopher Carney 31%
Mike Castle 31%
Donald Cazayoux, Jr. 100%
Ben Chandler III 27%
Travis Childers 100%
Hillary Clinton 10%
Norm Coleman 60%
Kent Conrad 28%
Jerry Costello 63%
Larry Craig 80%
Robert Cramer 44%
Barbara Cubin 100%
Artur Davis 38%
David Davis 100%
Geoff Davis 100%
Lincoln Davis 80%
Thomas Davis III 50%
Bill Delahunt 20%
James DeMint 100%
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 86%
Norm Dicks 22%
Chris Dodd 5%
Elizabeth Dole 93%
Pete Domenici, Jr. 67%
John Doolittle 100%
Byron Dorgan 41%
Thelma Drake 100%
David Dreier 86%
Chet Edwards 33%
Vern Ehlers 86%
Brad Ellsworth 72%
Jo Ann Emerson 86%
Philip English 72%
John Ensign 93%
Bob Etheridge 40%
Terry Everett 95%
Tom Feeney 100%
Russ Feingold 6%
Michael Ferguson 81%
Bob Filner 19%
Vito Fossella, Jr. 75%
Barney Frank 13%
Elton Gallegly 100%
Gabrielle Giffords 19%
Wayne Gilchrest 33%
Charlie Gonzalez 13%
Virgil Goode, Jr. 100%
Bart Gordon 31%
Judd Gregg 79%
John Hall 18%
Phil Hare 22%
Jane Harman 14%
Robert Hayes 100%
Wally Herger, Jr. 100%
Stephanie Herseth Sandlin 27%
Baron Hill 36%
Maurice Hinchey 18%
David Lee Hobson 68%
Paul Hodes 13%
Pete Hoekstra 100%
Thomas Holden 50%
Darlene Hooley 19%
Kenny Hulshof 100%
Duncan Hunter 100%
Kay Hutchison 72%
Bob Inglis, Sr. 100%
Daniel Inouye 7%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 13%
William Jefferson 21%
Tim Johnson 100%
Steve Kagen 19%
Paul Kanjorski 27%
Ric Keller 100%
Edward Kennedy, Sr. 12%
Patrick Kennedy 13%
Dale Kildee 31%
Carolyn Kilpatrick 18%
Ron Klein 18%
Joseph Knollenberg 90%
Herb Kohl 10%
Dennis Kucinich 23%
John Kuhl, Jr. 86%
Jon Kyl 86%
Ray LaHood 82%
Nicholas Lampson 35%
Steve LaTourette 68%
Frank Lautenberg 6%
Jerry Lewis 77%
Ron Lewis 100%
Joe Lieberman 17%
Blanche Lincoln 20%
John Linder 100%
Dick Lugar 48%
Dan Lungren 95%
Connie Mack IV 81%
Tim Mahoney 33%
Don Manzullo 100%
Jim Marshall 95%
Melquiades Martinez 75%
Thaddeus McCotter 95%
James McCrery III 85%
John McHugh 81%
Michael McNulty 15%
Kendrick Meek, Sr. 22%
Charlie Melancon, Sr. 59%
Brad Miller 22%
Harry Mitchell 27%
Alan Mollohan 54%
Dennis Moore 18%
Patrick Murphy 18%
Jack Murtha 31%
Marilyn Musgrave 100%
Sue Myrick 100%
Ben Nelson 51%
Jim Oberstar 47%
Dave Obey 27%
John Olver 14%
Solomon Ortiz, Sr. 33%
Ron Paul 71%
Donald Payne 14%
John Peterson 100%
Charles Pickering, Jr. 100%
Todd Platts 72%
Earl Pomeroy 28%
Jon Porter, Sr. 71%
Deborah Pryce 40%
George Radanovich 100%
James Ramstad 45%
Ralph Regula 81%
Denny Rehberg 95%
Richard Renzi 90%
Silvestre Reyes 18%
Thomas Reynolds 86%
Laura Richardson 60%
Ciro Rodriguez 22%
Mike Ross 36%
Steve Rothman 18%
Ken Salazar 20%
William Sali 100%
Jim Saxton 86%
Jean Schmidt 100%
Joe Sestak, Jr. 18%
John Shadegg 95%
Christopher Shays 22%
Heath Shuler 90%
Ike Skelton 54%
Gordon Smith 58%
Olympia Snowe 27%
Vic Snyder 19%
Hilda Solis 13%
Mark Souder 95%
Zack Space 22%
Arlen Specter 25%
John Spratt, Jr. 28%
Pete Stark 22%
Cliff Stearns 100%
Ted Stevens 53%
Bart Stupak 54%
John Sullivan 100%
John Sununu 79%
Betty Sutton 14%
Tom Tancredo 100%
John Tanner 35%
Ellen Tauscher 18%
Gene Taylor 95%
Todd Tiahrt 100%
Ed Towns 15%
George Voinovich 75%
James Walsh 81%
Zach Wamp 100%
John Warner 58%
Diane Watson 13%
Mel Watt 18%
Jim Webb, Jr. 20%
Anthony Weiner 31%
David Weldon 100%
Gerald Weller 95%
Robert Wexler 18%
Charlie Wilson, Jr. 54%
Heather Wilson 76%
Lynn Woolsey 18%
David Wu 14%
Bill Young 86%

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