Rating Group: Citizens for Tax Justice

2005-2006 Positions

Issues: Taxes
State Office Name Party Rating
NA President Barack Obama II D 100%
NA Vice President Joe Biden, Jr. D 100%
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%
AR U.S. Senate-Sr John Boozman R 0%
AZ U.S. Senate-Sr John McCain III R 50%
AZ U.S. Senate-Jr Jeff Flake R 17%
CA U.S. Senate-Sr Dianne Feinstein D 80%
CA U.S. Senate-Jr Barbara Boxer D 100%
DE U.S. Senate-Sr Tom Carper D 100%
FL U.S. Senate-Sr Bill Nelson, Sr. D 40%
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%
IL U.S. Senate-Sr Dick Durbin D 100%
IL U.S. Senate-Jr Mark Kirk R 17%
KS U.S. Senate-Sr Pat Roberts R 0%
KS U.S. Senate-Jr Jerry Moran R 0%
KY U.S. Senate-Sr Mitch McConnell R 0%
LA U.S. Senate-Sr David Vitter R 0%
MA U.S. Senate-Jr Ed Markey D 100%
MD U.S. Senate-Sr Barbara Mikulski D 80%
MD U.S. Senate-Jr Ben Cardin D 100%
ME U.S. Senate-Sr Susan Collins R 20%
MI U.S. Senate-Sr Debbie Stabenow D 80%
MO U.S. Senate-Jr Roy Blunt R 0%
MS U.S. Senate-Sr Thad Cochran R 0%
MS U.S. Senate-Jr Roger Wicker R 0%
NC U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Burr R 0%
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 80%
NY U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Schumer D 75%
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 80%
RI U.S. Senate-Sr Jack Reed 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%
TX U.S. Senate-Sr John Cornyn R 0%
UT U.S. Senate-Sr Orrin Hatch R 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 75%
WA U.S. Senate-Jr Maria Cantwell D 80%
WI U.S. Senate-Jr Tammy Baldwin D 100%
WV U.S. Senate-Jr Shelley Capito R 17%
WY U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Enzi R 0%
AK U.S. House-At-Large Don Young R 0%
AL U.S. House-3 Mike Rogers R 0%
AL U.S. House-4 Robert Aderholt R 0%
AZ U.S. House-3 Raúl Grijalva D 100%
AZ U.S. House-8 Trent Franks R 0%
CA U.S. House-5 Mike Thompson D 83%
CA U.S. House-6 Doris Matsui 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 50%
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 83%
CA U.S. House-22 Devin Nunes R 0%
CA U.S. House-24 Lois Capps D 100%
CA U.S. House-28 Adam Schiff D 100%
CA U.S. House-30 Brad Sherman D 100%
CA U.S. House-32 Grace Napolitano 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 17%
CA U.S. House-40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 100%
CA U.S. House-42 Ken Calvert R 0%
CA U.S. House-43 Maxine Waters D 100%
CA U.S. House-46 Loretta Sanchez D 83%
CA U.S. House-48 Dana Rohrabacher R 17%
CA U.S. House-49 Darrell Issa R 0%
CA U.S. House-53 Susan Davis D 100%
CO U.S. House-1 Diana DeGette D 100%
CT U.S. House-1 John Larson D 100%
CT U.S. House-3 Rosa DeLauro D 100%
FL U.S. House-1 Jeff Miller R 0%
FL U.S. House-4 Ander Crenshaw R 0%
FL U.S. House-5 Corrine Brown D 100%
FL U.S. House-7 John Mica R 0%
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 0%
FL U.S. House-27 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen R 0%
GA U.S. House-2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 50%
GA U.S. House-3 Lynn Westmoreland R 0%
GA U.S. House-5 John Lewis D 100%
GA U.S. House-6 Tom Price R 0%
GA U.S. House-13 David Scott D 67%
IA U.S. House-4 Steve King R 0%
ID U.S. House-2 Mike Simpson R 0%
IL U.S. House-1 Bobby Rush D 100%
IL U.S. House-3 Daniel Lipinski D 100%
IL U.S. House-4 Luis Gutiérrez D 100%
IL U.S. House-7 Danny Davis D 83%
IL U.S. House-9 Jan Schakowsky D 100%
IL U.S. House-15 John Shimkus R 0%
IN U.S. House-1 Pete Visclosky D 100%
KY U.S. House-1 Ed Whitfield R 0%
KY U.S. House-5 Hal Rogers R 0%
LA U.S. House-3 Charles Boustany, Jr. R 0%
MA U.S. House-1 Richard Neal D 100%
MA U.S. House-2 Jim McGovern D 100%
MA U.S. House-7 Mike Capuano D 100%
MA U.S. House-8 Stephen Lynch D 100%
MD U.S. House-2 Dutch Ruppersberger D 50%
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%
MI U.S. House-6 Fred Upton R 17%
MI U.S. House-9 Sandy Levin D 100%
MI U.S. House-10 Candice Miller R 0%
MI U.S. House-13 John Conyers, Jr. D 100%
MN U.S. House-2 John Kline R 0%
MN U.S. House-4 Betty McCollum DFL 100%
MN U.S. House-5 Keith Ellison DFL 0%
MN U.S. House-7 Collin Peterson DFL 50%
MO U.S. House-1 Lacy Clay, Jr. D 83%
MO U.S. House-5 Emanuel Cleaver II D 100%
MO U.S. House-6 Sam Graves R 0%
MS U.S. House-2 Bennie Thompson D 83%
NC U.S. House-1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. D 50%
NC U.S. House-3 Walter Jones, Jr. R 0%
NC U.S. House-4 David Price D 83%
NC U.S. House-5 Virginia Foxx R 0%
NC U.S. House-10 Patrick McHenry R 0%
NE U.S. House-1 Jeff Fortenberry R 0%
NJ U.S. House-2 Frank LoBiondo R 0%
NJ U.S. House-4 Chris Smith R 0%
NJ U.S. House-5 Scott Garrett R 0%
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 0%
NM U.S. House-2 Steve Pearce R 0%
NY U.S. House-2 Pete King R 0%
NY U.S. House-3 Steve Israel D 83%
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 Other 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. House-1 Steve Chabot R 0%
OH U.S. House-8 John Boehner R 0%
OH U.S. House-9 Marcy Kaptur D 100%
OH U.S. House-10 Mike Turner R 0%
OH U.S. House-12 Pat Tiberi R 0%
OH U.S. House-13 Tim Ryan D 75%
OK U.S. House-3 Frank Lucas R 0%
OK U.S. House-4 Tom Cole R 0%
OR U.S. House-2 Greg Walden R 0%
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-9 Bill Shuster R 0%
PA U.S. House-14 Mike Doyle D 100%
PA U.S. House-15 Charlie Dent R 0%
PA U.S. House-16 Joe Pitts R 0%
PA U.S. House-18 Tim Murphy R 0%
RI U.S. House-2 Jim Langevin D 100%
SC U.S. House-2 Joe Wilson, Sr. R 0%
SC U.S. House-6 Jim Clyburn D 80%
TN U.S. House-2 John Duncan, Jr. R 0%
TN U.S. House-5 Jim Cooper D 75%
TN U.S. House-7 Marsha Blackburn R 0%
TX U.S. House-1 Louie Gohmert R 0%
TX U.S. House-2 Ted Poe R 0%
TX U.S. House-3 Sam Johnson R 0%
TX U.S. House-5 Jeb Hensarling R 0%
TX U.S. House-6 Joe Barton R 0%
TX U.S. House-7 John Culberson R 0%
TX U.S. House-8 Kevin Brady R 0%
TX U.S. House-9 Al Green D 100%
TX U.S. House-10 Michael McCaul R 0%
TX U.S. House-11 Mike Conaway R 0%
TX U.S. House-12 Kay Granger R 0%
TX U.S. House-13 Mac Thornberry R 0%
TX U.S. House-15 Rubén Hinojosa, Sr. D 83%
TX U.S. House-18 Sheila Jackson Lee D 83%
TX U.S. House-19 Randy Neugebauer R 0%
TX U.S. House-21 Lamar Smith R 0%
TX U.S. House-24 Kenny Marchant R 0%
TX U.S. House-26 Michael Burgess R 0%
TX U.S. House-28 Henry Cuellar D 0%
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 0%
TX U.S. House-32 Pete Sessions R 0%
TX U.S. House-35 Lloyd Doggett II D 100%
UT U.S. House-1 Rob Bishop R 0%
VA U.S. House-3 Bobby Scott D 100%
VA U.S. House-4 Randy Forbes R 0%
VA U.S. House-6 Bob Goodlatte R 0%
WA U.S. House-2 Rick Larsen D 83%
WA U.S. House-7 Jim McDermott D 100%
WA U.S. House-8 Dave Reichert R 0%
WA U.S. House-9 Adam Smith D 100%
WI U.S. House-1 Paul Ryan R 0%
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 17%
GA Governor Nathan Deal R 0%
IN Governor Mike Pence R 0%
KS Governor Sam Brownback R 0%
LA Governor Bobby Jindal R 0%
WA Governor Jay Inslee D 100%
NA U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry D 100%
FL Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam R 0%
IL Mayor-At-Large Rahm Emanuel D 100%
CA Supervisor-1 Hilda Solis 100%
Neil Abercrombie 67%
Gary Ackerman 100%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 100%
Todd Akin 0%
Rodney Alexander 0%
Wayne Allard 0%
Thomas Allen 100%
Rob Andrews 100%
Joe Baca, Sr. 100%
Spencer Bachus 0%
Brian Baird 100%
Richard Hugh Baker 0%
J. Gresham Barrett 0%
John Barrow 0%
Roscoe Bartlett 17%
Max Baucus 40%
Evan Bayh 80%
Melissa Bean 0%
Bob Bennett 0%
Shelley Berkley 83%
Howard Berman 100%
Marion Berry 83%
Judy Biggert 0%
Jeff Bingaman 80%
Tim Bishop 100%
Kit Bond 0%
Jo Bonner, Jr. 0%
Mary Bono Mack 0%
Dan Boren 0%
Leonard Boswell 67%
Rick Boucher 67%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 80%
Henry Brown, Jr. 0%
Ginny Brown-Waite 0%
Jim Bunning 0%
Dan Burton 0%
Steve Buyer 0%
Robert Byrd 100%
Dave Camp 0%
John Campbell III 0%
Chris Cannon 0%
Eric Cantor 0%
Dennis Cardoza 67%
Russ Carnahan 100%
Julia Carson 100%
Mike Castle 33%
Saxby Chambliss 0%
Ben Chandler III 33%
Hillary Clinton 80%
Howard Coble 0%
Thomas Coburn 0%
Norm Coleman 0%
Kent Conrad 80%
Jerry Costello 83%
Larry Craig 0%
Robert Cramer 17%
Barbara Cubin 0%
Artur Davis 75%
Geoff Davis 0%
Jo Ann Davis 17%
Lincoln Davis 25%
Thomas Davis III 17%
Bill Delahunt 100%
James DeMint 0%
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 0%
Norm Dicks 100%
John Dingell 100%
Chris Dodd 100%
Elizabeth Dole 0%
Pete Domenici, Jr. 0%
John Doolittle 0%
Byron Dorgan 100%
Thelma Drake 0%
David Dreier 0%
Chet Edwards 67%
Vern Ehlers 0%
Jo Ann Emerson 0%
Philip English 0%
John Ensign 0%
Bob Etheridge 83%
Terry Everett 0%
Tom Feeney 0%
Russ Feingold 80%
Michael Ferguson 0%
Bob Filner 83%
Vito Fossella, Jr. 0%
Barney Frank 100%
Elton Gallegly 0%
Jim Gerlach 0%
Wayne Gilchrest 0%
Paul Gillmor 0%
Phil Gingrey 0%
Charlie Gonzalez 100%
Virgil Goode, Jr. 0%
Bart Gordon 33%
Judd Gregg 20%
Charles Hagel 0%
Ralph Hall 0%
Tom Harkin 75%
Jane Harman 100%
J. Dennis Hastert 0%
Doc Hastings 0%
Robert Hayes 0%
Wally Herger, Jr. 0%
Stephanie Herseth Sandlin 67%
Maurice Hinchey 100%
David Lee Hobson 0%
Pete Hoekstra 0%
Thomas Holden 100%
Rush Holt, Jr. 100%
Darlene Hooley 67%
Kenny Hulshof 0%
Duncan Hunter 0%
Kay Hutchison 0%
Bob Inglis, Sr. 0%
Daniel Inouye 80%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 100%
William Jefferson 67%
Tim Johnson 17%
Timothy Johnson 60%
Paul Kanjorski 100%
Ric Keller 0%
Edward Kennedy, Sr. 100%
Patrick Kennedy 100%
Dale Kildee 100%
Carolyn Kilpatrick 100%
Jack Kingston 0%
Joseph Knollenberg 0%
Herb Kohl 75%
Dennis Kucinich 100%
John Kuhl, Jr. 0%
Jon Kyl 0%
Ray LaHood 20%
Mary Landrieu 60%
Tom Lantos 100%
Tom Latham 0%
Steve LaTourette 0%
Frank Lautenberg 100%
Carl Levin 100%
Jerry Lewis 0%
Ron Lewis 0%
Joe Lieberman 80%
Blanche Lincoln 40%
John Linder 0%
Trent Lott, Sr. 0%
Dick Lugar 0%
Dan Lungren 0%
Connie Mack IV 0%
Don Manzullo 17%
Jim Marshall 50%
Melquiades Martinez 0%
Jim Matheson 50%
Carolyn McCarthy 83%
Thaddeus McCotter 0%
James McCrery III 0%
John McHugh 0%
Mike McIntyre 33%
Buck McKeon 0%
Michael McNulty 100%
Martin Meehan 100%
Kendrick Meek, Sr. 100%
Charlie Melancon, Sr. 0%
Mike Michaud 100%
Juanita Millender-McDonald 100%
Gary Miller 0%
George Miller 100%
Brad Miller 75%
Alan Mollohan 100%
Dennis Moore 83%
Jim Moran, Jr. 100%
Jack Murtha 100%
Marilyn Musgrave 0%
Sue Myrick 0%
Ben Nelson 0%
Charles Norwood, Jr. 0%
Jim Oberstar 100%
Dave Obey 100%
John Olver 100%
Solomon Ortiz, Sr. 100%
Ed Pastor 100%
Ron Paul 0%
Donald Payne 100%
John Peterson 0%
Tom Petri 0%
Charles Pickering, Jr. 0%
Todd Platts 17%
Earl Pomeroy 100%
Jon Porter, Sr. 0%
Deborah Pryce 0%
Mark Pryor 50%
George Radanovich 0%
Nick Rahall II 83%
James Ramstad 0%
Ralph Regula 0%
Denny Rehberg 0%
Richard Renzi 0%
Silvestre Reyes 100%
Thomas Reynolds 0%
Jay Rockefeller IV 100%
Mike Rogers 0%
Mike Ross 67%
Steve Rothman 100%
John Salazar 0%
Ken Salazar 100%
Jim Saxton 0%
Jean Schmidt 0%
Allyson Schwartz 100%
John Shadegg 0%
Christopher Shays 17%
Ike Skelton 83%
Gordon Smith 0%
Olympia Snowe 40%
Vic Snyder 83%
Mark Souder 0%
Arlen Specter 0%
John Spratt, Jr. 83%
Pete Stark 100%
Cliff Stearns 0%
Ted Stevens 0%
Bart Stupak 100%
John Sullivan 0%
John Sununu 0%
Tom Tancredo 17%
John Tanner 83%
Ellen Tauscher 100%
Gene Taylor 100%
Lee Terry 0%
Craig Thomas 0%
Todd Tiahrt 0%
John Tierney 100%
Ed Towns 83%
Stephanie Tubbs Jones 100%
Mark Udall 100%
George Voinovich 40%
James Walsh 0%
Zach Wamp 0%
John Warner 0%
Diane Watson 100%
Mel Watt 83%
Henry Waxman 100%
Anthony Weiner 100%
David Weldon 0%
Gerald Weller 0%
Robert Wexler 100%
Heather Wilson 17%
Frank Wolf 17%
Lynn Woolsey 100%
David Wu 83%
Albert Wynn 83%
Bill Young 17%

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