Rating Group: St. Joseph Health System

2007-2008 Positions

State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate-Sr Lisa Murkowski R 80
AK U.S. House-At-Large Don Young R 72
AL U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Shelby R 60
AL U.S. Senate-Jr Jeff Sessions III R 40
AL U.S. House-3 Mike Rogers R 33
AL U.S. House-4 Robert Aderholt R 27
AL U.S. House-6 Spencer Bachus R 25
AR U.S. Senate-Sr Mark Pryor D 80
AR U.S. Senate-Jr John Boozman R 33
AZ U.S. Senate-Sr John McCain III R 0
AZ U.S. Senate-Jr Jeff Flake R 0
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 0
CA U.S. Senate-Sr Dianne Feinstein D 100
CA U.S. Senate-Jr Barbara Boxer D 100
CA U.S. House-5 Mike Thompson D 100
CA U.S. House-6 Doris Matsui D 100
CA U.S. House-9 Jerry McNerney 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-14 Jackie Speier 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 9
CA U.S. House-23 Kevin McCarthy R 16
CA U.S. House-24 Lois Capps D 100
CA U.S. House-25 Buck McKeon R 8
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 40
CA U.S. House-32 Grace Napolitano D 100
CA U.S. House-33 Henry Waxman D 83
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 0
CA U.S. House-40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 100
CA U.S. House-42 Ken Calvert R 25
CA U.S. House-43 Maxine Waters D 100
CA U.S. House-45 John Campbell III R 0
CA U.S. House-46 Loretta Sanchez D 90
CA U.S. House-48 Dana Rohrabacher R 16
CA U.S. House-49 Darrell Issa R 9
CA U.S. House-50 Duncan Hunter R 20
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 U.S. House-5 Doug Lamborn R 0
CO U.S. House-7 Ed Perlmutter D 100
CO Commissioner of Agriculture John Salazar N/A 100
CT U.S. Senate-Jr Chris Murphy D 100
CT U.S. House-1 John Larson D 100
CT U.S. House-2 Joe Courtney D 100
CT U.S. House-3 Rosa DeLauro D 100
DE U.S. Senate-Sr Tom Carper D 100
FL U.S. Senate-Sr Bill Nelson, Sr. D 100
FL U.S. House-1 Jefferson Miller R 8
FL U.S. House-4 Ander Crenshaw R 10
FL U.S. House-5 Corrine Brown D 100
FL U.S. House-7 John Mica R 0
FL U.S. House-12 Gus Bilirakis R 25
FL U.S. House-14 Kathy Castor D 90
FL U.S. House-16 Vern Buchanan R 58
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 50
FL U.S. House-27 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen R 66
FL Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services Adam Putnam R 18
GA U.S. Senate-Jr Johnny Isakson R 60
GA U.S. House-1 Jack Kingston R 16
GA U.S. House-2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 100
GA U.S. House-3 Lynn Westmoreland R 0
GA U.S. House-4 Hank Johnson, Jr. D 100
GA U.S. House-5 John Lewis D 100
GA U.S. House-6 Tom Price R 8
GA U.S. House-10 Paul Broun R 0
GA U.S. House-11 Phil Gingrey R 16
GA U.S. House-12 John Barrow D 91
GA U.S. House-13 David Scott D 100
GA Governor Nathan Deal R 8
HI U.S. Senate-Jr Mazie Hirono D 100
HI Governor Neil Abercrombie D 100
IA U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Grassley R 80
IA U.S. Senate-Jr Tom Harkin D 100
IA U.S. House-1 Bruce Braley D 100
IA U.S. House-2 Dave Loebsack D 100
IA U.S. House-3 Tom Latham R 50
IA U.S. House-4 Steve King R 9
ID U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Crapo R 60
ID U.S. House-2 Mike Simpson R 58
IL U.S. Senate-Sr Dick Durbin D 100
IL U.S. Senate-Jr Mark Kirk R 54
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-6 Peter Roskam R 8
IL U.S. House-7 Danny Davis D 100
IL U.S. House-9 Jan Schakowsky D 100
IL U.S. House-11 Bill Foster D 85
IL U.S. House-15 John Shimkus R 33
IN U.S. Senate-Jr Joe Donnelly, Sr. D 83
IN U.S. House-1 Pete Visclosky D 100
IN U.S. House-7 André Carson D 100
IN Governor Mike Pence R 0
KS U.S. Senate-Sr Pat Roberts R 80
KS U.S. Senate-Jr Jerry Moran R 36
KS Governor Sam Brownback R 60
KY U.S. Senate-Sr Mitch McConnell R 40
KY U.S. House-1 Ed Whitfield R 58
KY U.S. House-3 John Yarmuth D 100
KY U.S. House-5 Hal Rogers R 36
LA U.S. Senate-Sr Mary Landrieu D 80
LA U.S. Senate-Jr David Vitter R 60
LA U.S. House-1 Steve Scalise R 0
LA U.S. House-3 Charles Boustany, Jr. R 27
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-3 Niki Tsongas D 100
MA U.S. House-6 John Tierney D 91
MA U.S. House-7 Mike Capuano D 83
MA U.S. House-8 Stephen Lynch D 100
MD U.S. Senate-Sr Barbara Mikulski D 100
MD U.S. Senate-Jr Ben Cardin D 100
MD U.S. House-2 Dutch Ruppersberger D 100
MD U.S. House-3 John Sarbanes D 100
MD U.S. House-4 Donna Edwards 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 100
MI U.S. Senate-Jr Debbie Stabenow D 80
MI U.S. House-4 Dave Camp R 25
MI U.S. House-6 Fred Upton R 75
MI U.S. House-8 Mike Rogers R 33
MI U.S. House-9 Sandy Levin D 100
MI U.S. House-10 Candice Miller R 75
MI U.S. House-12 John Dingell D 100
MI U.S. House-13 John Conyers, Jr. D 100
MN U.S. Senate-Sr Amy Klobuchar DFL 100
MN U.S. House-1 Tim Walz DFL 100
MN U.S. House-2 John Kline R 25
MN U.S. House-4 Betty McCollum DFL 100
MN U.S. House-5 Keith Ellison DFL 100
MN U.S. House-6 Michele Bachmann R 8
MN U.S. House-7 Collin Peterson DFL 100
MO U.S. Senate-Sr Claire McCaskill D 80
MO U.S. Senate-Jr Roy Blunt R 8
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 100
MS U.S. House-2 Bennie Thompson D 100
MT U.S. Senate-Sr Jon Tester D 100
NA Vice President Joe Biden, Jr. D 100
NA U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry D 100
NC U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Burr R 20
NC U.S. House-1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. D 100
NC U.S. House-3 Walter Jones, Jr. R 58
NC U.S. House-4 David Price D 100
NC U.S. House-5 Virginia Foxx R 8
NC U.S. House-6 Howard Coble R 25
NC U.S. House-7 Mike McIntyre D 91
NC U.S. House-10 Patrick McHenry R 8
NE U.S. House-1 Jeff Fortenberry R 50
NE U.S. House-2 Lee Terry R 33
NE U.S. House-3 Adrian Smith R 16
NH U.S. House-1 Carol Shea-Porter D 100
NJ U.S. Senate-Sr Bob Menendez D 100
NJ U.S. House-2 Frank LoBiondo R 58
NJ U.S. House-4 Chris Smith R 66
NJ U.S. House-5 Scott Garrett R 0
NJ U.S. House-6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 100
NJ U.S. House-8 Albio Sires D 100
NJ U.S. House-9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 100
NJ U.S. House-11 Rodney Frelinghuysen R 25
NJ U.S. House-12 Rush Holt, Jr. D 100
NM U.S. Senate-Sr Tom Udall D 100
NV U.S. Senate-Sr Harry Reid D 100
NV U.S. Senate-Jr Dean Heller R 33
NY U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Schumer D 100
NY U.S. Senate-Jr Kirsten Gillibrand D 90
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-9 Yvette Clarke 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-4 Jim Jordan R 0
OH U.S. House-5 Bob Latta R 25
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 75
OH U.S. House-12 Pat Tiberi R 33
OH U.S. House-13 Tim Ryan D 100
OK U.S. Senate-Sr Jim Inhofe R 60
OK U.S. Senate-Jr Thomas Coburn R 33
OK U.S. House-3 Frank Lucas R 27
OK U.S. House-4 Tom Cole R 16
OK Governor Mary Fallin R 25
OR U.S. Senate-Sr Ron Wyden D 100
OR U.S. House-2 Greg Walden R 41
OR U.S. House-3 Earl Blumenauer D 83
OR U.S. House-4 Peter DeFazio D 100
PA U.S. Senate-Sr Bob Casey, Jr. 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 72
PA U.S. House-9 Bill Shuster R 36
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 0
PA U.S. House-18 Tim Murphy R 75
RI U.S. Senate-Sr Jack Reed D 60
RI U.S. Senate-Jr Sheldon Whitehouse D 60
RI U.S. House-2 Jim Langevin D 100
SC U.S. Senate-Sr Lindsey Graham R 40
SC U.S. House-2 Joe Wilson, Sr. R 8
SC U.S. House-6 Jim Clyburn D 100
SD U.S. Senate-Sr Timothy Johnson D 100
TN U.S. Senate-Sr Lamar Alexander R 60
TN U.S. Senate-Jr Robert Corker R 60
TN U.S. House-2 John Duncan, Jr. R 0
TN U.S. House-5 Jim Cooper D 80
TN U.S. House-7 Marsha Blackburn R 8
TN U.S. House-9 Steve Cohen D 100
TX U.S. Senate-Sr John Cornyn R 40
TX U.S. House-1 Louie Gohmert R 18
TX U.S. House-2 Ted Poe R 18
TX U.S. House-3 Sam Johnson R 0
TX U.S. House-4 Ralph Hall R 33
TX U.S. House-5 Jeb Hensarling R 0
TX U.S. House-6 Joe Barton R 16
TX U.S. House-7 John Culberson R 8
TX U.S. House-8 Kevin Brady R 25
TX U.S. House-9 Al Green D 100
TX U.S. House-10 Michael McCaul R 25
TX U.S. House-11 Mike Conaway R 8
TX U.S. House-12 Kay Granger R 8
TX U.S. House-13 Mac Thornberry R 8
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 8
TX U.S. House-21 Lamar Smith R 16
TX U.S. House-24 Kenny Marchant R 8
TX U.S. House-26 Michael Burgess R 16
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 0
TX U.S. House-32 Pete Sessions R 8
TX U.S. House-35 Lloyd Doggett II D 100
UT U.S. Senate-Sr Orrin Hatch R 80
UT U.S. House-1 Rob Bishop R 11
UT U.S. House-4 Jim Matheson D 75
VA U.S. House-1 Rob Wittman R 37
VA U.S. House-3 Bobby Scott D 100
VA U.S. House-4 Randy Forbes R 33
VA U.S. House-6 Bob Goodlatte R 25
VA U.S. House-7 Eric Cantor R 8
VA U.S. House-8 Jim Moran, Jr. D 91
VA U.S. House-10 Frank Wolf R 41
VT U.S. Senate-Sr Patrick Leahy D 80
VT U.S. Senate-Jr Bernie Sanders I 100
VT U.S. House-At-Large Peter Welch D 100
WA U.S. Senate-Sr Patty Murray D 100
WA U.S. Senate-Jr Maria Cantwell D 100
WA U.S. House-2 Rick Larsen D 100
WA U.S. House-4 Doc Hastings R 25
WA U.S. House-5 Cathy McMorris Rodgers R 45
WA U.S. House-7 Jim McDermott D 83
WA U.S. House-8 Dave Reichert R 54
WA U.S. House-9 Adam Smith D 83
WA Governor Jay Inslee D 83
WI U.S. Senate-Jr Tammy Baldwin D 100
WI U.S. House-1 Paul Ryan R 0
WI U.S. House-3 Ron Kind D 83
WI U.S. House-4 Gwen Moore D 91
WI U.S. House-5 Jim Sensenbrenner, Jr. R 0
WI U.S. House-6 Tom Petri R 41
WV U.S. Senate-Sr Jay Rockefeller IV D 80
WV U.S. House-2 Shelley Capito R 75
WV U.S. House-3 Nick Rahall II D 100
WY U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Enzi R 60
WY U.S. Senate-Jr John Barrasso R 60
Gary Ackerman 100
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 100
Todd Akin 0
Rodney Alexander 25
Jason Altmire 100
Rob Andrews 100
Michael Arcuri 100
Joe Baca, Sr. 100
Brian Baird 90
J. Gresham Barrett 0
Roscoe Bartlett 8
Max Baucus 80
Evan Bayh 100
Melissa Bean 63
Bob Bennett 0
Shelley Berkley 100
Howard Berman 100
Marion Berry 100
Judy Biggert 16
Brian Bilbray 16
Jeff Bingaman 100
Kit Bond 80
Jo Bonner, Jr. 25
Mary Bono Mack 54
Dan Boren 72
Leonard Boswell 100
Rick Boucher 100
Allen Boyd, Jr. 100
Henry Brown, Jr. 25
Ginny Brown-Waite 27
Jim Bunning 40
Dan Burton 16
Steve Buyer 36
Robert Byrd 100
Dennis Cardoza 100
Russ Carnahan 100
Christopher Carney 100
Mike Castle 66
Donald Cazayoux, Jr. 100
Ben Chandler III 100
Travis Childers 100
Hillary Clinton 100
Kent Conrad 80
Jerry Costello 100
Artur Davis 100
Geoff Davis 33
Lincoln Davis 100
Bill Delahunt 100
James DeMint 0
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 50
Norm Dicks 100
Chris Dodd 100
Byron Dorgan 100
David Dreier 16
Chet Edwards 100
Vern Ehlers 41
Brad Ellsworth 83
Jo Ann Emerson 75
John Ensign 20
Bob Etheridge 90
Russ Feingold 100
Bob Filner 100
Barney Frank 100
Elton Gallegly 25
Gabrielle Giffords 91
Charlie Gonzalez 100
Bart Gordon 100
Judd Gregg 0
John Hall 100
Phil Hare 100
Jane Harman 91
Wally Herger, Jr. 9
Stephanie Herseth Sandlin 100
Baron Hill 83
Maurice Hinchey 100
Paul Hodes 100
Pete Hoekstra 25
Thomas Holden 100
Kay Hutchison 80
Bob Inglis, Sr. 8
Daniel Inouye 80
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 100
Tim Johnson 50
Steve Kagen 100
Paul Kanjorski 100
Edward Kennedy, Sr. 100
Patrick Kennedy 100
Dale Kildee 100
Carolyn Kilpatrick 100
Ron Klein 100
Herb Kohl 100
Dennis Kucinich 81
Jon Kyl 0
Steve LaTourette 83
Frank Lautenberg 80
Jerry Lewis 16
Joe Lieberman 80
Blanche Lincoln 80
John Linder 9
Dick Lugar 40
Dan Lungren 8
Connie Mack IV 9
Don Manzullo 16
Jim Marshall 75
Melquiades Martinez 60
Thaddeus McCotter 41
John McHugh 83
Kendrick Meek, Sr. 100
Charlie Melancon, Sr. 100
Brad Miller 100
Harry Mitchell 75
Alan Mollohan 100
Dennis Moore 100
Patrick Murphy 91
Jack Murtha 100
Sue Myrick 18
Ben Nelson 100
Jim Oberstar 100
Dave Obey 100
John Olver 100
Solomon Ortiz, Sr. 100
Ron Paul 0
Donald Payne 100
Todd Platts 66
Earl Pomeroy 100
George Radanovich 16
Denny Rehberg 58
Silvestre Reyes 100
Laura Richardson 100
Ciro Rodriguez 100
Mike Ross 100
Steve Rothman 100
Ken Salazar 80
Jean Schmidt 25
Joe Sestak, Jr. 100
John Shadegg 0
Heath Shuler 91
Ike Skelton 100
Olympia Snowe 80
Vic Snyder 100
Hilda Solis 100
Mark Souder 45
Zack Space 100
Arlen Specter 100
John Spratt, Jr. 100
Pete Stark 83
Cliff Stearns 16
Bart Stupak 100
John Sullivan 16
Betty Sutton 100
John Tanner 100
Ellen Tauscher 100
Gene Taylor 91
Todd Tiahrt 27
Ed Towns 100
George Voinovich 0
Zach Wamp 8
Diane Watson 91
Mel Watt 100
Jim Webb, Jr. 100
Anthony Weiner 100
Robert Wexler 100
Charlie Wilson, Jr. 100
Lynn Woolsey 100
David Wu 100
Bill Young 50

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