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Rating Group: Irregular Times/Progressive Patriots/That's My Congress

2007-2008 Oath of Office Score

State Office District Name Party Rating
NY U.S. House 16 Eliot Engel Democratic 40%
NY U.S. House 17 Nita Lowey Democratic 60%
NY U.S. House 25 Louise Slaughter Democratic 100%
NY U.S. House 26 Brian Higgins Democratic 20%
OH U.S. Senate Sr Sherrod Brown Democratic 67%
OH U.S. House 1 Steve Chabot Republican 0%
OH U.S. House 4 Jim Jordan Republican 0%
OH U.S. House 8 John Boehner Republican 0%
OH U.S. House 9 Marcy Kaptur Democratic 60%
OH U.S. House 10 Mike Turner Republican 0%
OH U.S. House 12 Pat Tiberi Republican 0%
OH U.S. House 13 Tim Ryan Democratic 60%
OK U.S. Senate Sr Jim Inhofe Republican 0%
OK U.S. Senate Jr Thomas Coburn Republican 0%
OK U.S. House 3 Frank Lucas Republican 0%
OK U.S. House 4 Tom Cole Republican 0%
OK Governor Mary Fallin Republican 0%
OR U.S. Senate Sr Ron Wyden Democratic 50%
OR U.S. House 2 Greg Walden Republican 0%
OR U.S. House 3 Earl Blumenauer Democratic 100%
OR U.S. House 4 Peter DeFazio Democratic 100%
PA U.S. Senate Sr Bob Casey, Jr. Democratic 0%
PA U.S. House 1 Bob Brady Democratic 60%
PA U.S. House 2 Chaka Fattah, Sr. Democratic 80%
PA U.S. House 6 Jim Gerlach Republican 0%
PA U.S. House 9 Bill Shuster Republican 0%
PA U.S. House 13 Allyson Schwartz Democratic 80%
PA U.S. House 14 Mike Doyle, Jr. Democratic 80%
PA U.S. House 15 Charlie Dent Republican 0%
PA U.S. House 16 Joe Pitts Republican 0%
PA U.S. House 18 Tim Murphy Republican 0%
RI U.S. Senate Sr Jack Reed Democratic 33%
RI U.S. Senate Jr Sheldon Whitehouse Democratic 50%
RI U.S. House 2 Jim Langevin Democratic 40%
SC U.S. Senate Sr Lindsey Graham Republican 0%
SC U.S. House 2 Joe Wilson, Sr. Republican 20%
SC U.S. House 6 Jim Clyburn Democratic 40%
SD U.S. Senate Sr Timothy Johnson Democratic 0%
SD U.S. Senate Jr John Thune Republican 0%
TN U.S. Senate Sr Lamar Alexander Republican 0%
TN U.S. Senate Jr Robert Corker Republican 0%
TN U.S. House 2 John Duncan, Jr. Republican 0%
TN U.S. House 5 Jim Cooper Democratic 20%
TN U.S. House 7 Marsha Blackburn Republican 0%
TN U.S. House 9 Steve Cohen Democratic 100%
TX U.S. Senate Sr John Cornyn Republican 0%
TX U.S. House 1 Louie Gohmert Republican 0%
TX U.S. House 2 Ted Poe Republican 0%
TX U.S. House 3 Sam Johnson Republican 0%
TX U.S. House 4 Ralph Hall Republican 0%
TX U.S. House 5 Jeb Hensarling Republican 0%
TX U.S. House 6 Joe Barton Republican 0%
TX U.S. House 7 John Culberson Republican 0%
TX U.S. House 8 Kevin Brady Republican 0%
TX U.S. House 9 Al Green Democratic 60%
TX U.S. House 10 Michael McCaul Republican 0%
TX U.S. House 11 Mike Conaway Republican 0%
TX U.S. House 12 Kay Granger Republican 0%
TX U.S. House 13 Mac Thornberry Republican 0%
TX U.S. House 15 Rubén Hinojosa, Sr. Democratic 20%
TX U.S. House 18 Sheila Jackson Lee Democratic 100%
TX U.S. House 19 Randy Neugebauer Republican 0%
TX U.S. House 21 Lamar Smith Republican 0%
TX U.S. House 24 Kenny Marchant Republican 0%
TX U.S. House 26 Michael Burgess Republican 0%
TX U.S. House 28 Henry Cuellar Democratic 20%
TX U.S. House 29 Gene Green Democratic 60%
TX U.S. House 30 Eddie Johnson Democratic 40%
TX U.S. House 31 John Carter Republican 0%
TX U.S. House 32 Pete Sessions Republican 0%
TX U.S. House 35 Lloyd Doggett II Democratic 80%
UT U.S. Senate Sr Orrin Hatch Republican 0%
UT U.S. House 1 Rob Bishop Republican 0%
UT U.S. House 4 Jim Matheson Democratic 20%
VA U.S. House 3 Bobby Scott Democratic 80%
VA U.S. House 4 Randy Forbes Republican 0%
VA U.S. House 6 Bob Goodlatte Republican 0%
VA U.S. House 8 Jim Moran, Jr. Democratic 100%
VA U.S. House 10 Frank Wolf Republican 0%
VT U.S. Senate Sr Patrick Leahy Democratic 83%
VT U.S. Senate Jr Bernie Sanders Independent 67%
VT U.S. House At-Large Peter Welch Democratic 100%
WA U.S. Senate Sr Patty Murray Democratic 17%
WA U.S. Senate Jr Maria Cantwell Democratic 33%
WA U.S. House 2 Rick Larsen Democratic 80%
WA U.S. House 4 Doc Hastings Republican 0%
WA U.S. House 5 Cathy McMorris Rodgers Republican 0%
WA U.S. House 7 Jim McDermott Democratic 80%
WA U.S. House 8 Dave Reichert Republican 0%
WA U.S. House 9 Adam Smith Democratic 0%
WA Governor Jay Inslee Democratic 80%
WI U.S. Senate Jr Tammy Baldwin Democratic 100%
WI U.S. House 1 Paul Ryan Republican 0%
WI U.S. House 3 Ron Kind Democratic 40%
WI U.S. House 4 Gwen Moore Democratic 40%
WI U.S. House 5 Jim Sensenbrenner, Jr. Republican 0%
WI U.S. House 6 Tom Petri Republican 0%
WV U.S. Senate Sr Jay Rockefeller IV Democratic 17%
WV U.S. House 2 Shelley Capito Republican 0%
WV U.S. House 3 Nick Rahall II Democratic 40%
WY U.S. Senate Sr Mike Enzi Republican 0%
Gary Ackerman 60%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 50%
Todd Akin 0%
Rodney Alexander 0%
Wayne Allard 0%
Thomas Allen 100%
Jason Altmire 20%
Rob Andrews 60%
Michael Arcuri 80%
Joe Baca, Sr. 40%
Brian Baird 60%
Richard Hugh Baker 0%
J. Gresham Barrett 0%
Roscoe Bartlett 0%
Max Baucus 17%
Evan Bayh 0%
Melissa Bean 20%
Bob Bennett 0%
Shelley Berkley 60%
Howard Berman 60%
Marion Berry 40%
Judy Biggert 0%
Brian Bilbray 0%
Jeff Bingaman 50%
Kit Bond 0%
Jo Bonner, Jr. 0%
Mary Bono Mack 0%
Dan Boren 20%
Leonard Boswell 20%
Rick Boucher 60%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 40%
Nancy Boyda 40%
Henry Brown, Jr. 0%
Ginny Brown-Waite 0%
Jim Bunning 0%
Dan Burton 0%
Steve Buyer 0%
Robert Byrd 50%
Chris Cannon 0%
Eric Cantor 0%
Dennis Cardoza 40%
Russ Carnahan 80%
Christopher Carney 20%
Julia Carson 100%
Mike Castle 0%
Ben Chandler III 20%
Hillary Clinton 33%
Norm Coleman 0%
Kent Conrad 0%
Jerry Costello 80%
Larry Craig 0%
Robert Cramer 20%
Barbara Cubin 0%
Artur Davis 20%
David Davis 0%
Geoff Davis 0%
Jo Ann Davis 0%
Lincoln Davis 0%
Thomas Davis III 0%
Bill Delahunt 60%
James DeMint 0%
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 0%
Norm Dicks 40%
Chris Dodd 67%
Elizabeth Dole 0%
Pete Domenici, Jr. 0%
John Doolittle 0%
Byron Dorgan 17%
Thelma Drake 0%
David Dreier 0%
Chet Edwards 20%
Vern Ehlers 0%
Brad Ellsworth 20%
Jo Ann Emerson 0%
Philip English 0%
John Ensign 0%
Bob Etheridge 20%
Terry Everett 0%
Tom Feeney 0%
Russ Feingold 83%
Michael Ferguson 0%
Bob Filner 100%
Vito Fossella, Jr. 0%
Barney Frank 100%
Elton Gallegly 0%
Gabrielle Giffords 60%
Wayne Gilchrest 0%
Paul Gillmor 0%
Charlie Gonzalez 60%
Virgil Goode, Jr. 0%
Bart Gordon 20%
Judd Gregg 0%
John Hall 80%
Phil Hare 60%
Jane Harman 80%
J. Dennis Hastert 0%
Robert Hayes 0%
Wally Herger, Jr. 0%
Stephanie Herseth Sandlin 20%

How to Interpret these Evaluations

Keep in mind that ratings done by special interest groups often do not represent a non-partisan stance. In addition, some groups select votes that tend to favor members of one political party over another, rather than choosing votes based solely on issues concerns. Nevertheless, they can be invaluable in showing where an incumbent has stood on a series of votes in the past one or two years, especially when ratings by groups on all sides of an issue are compared. Website links, if available, and descriptions of the organizations offering performance evaluations are accessible by clicking on the name of the group.

Most performance evaluations are displayed in a percentage format. However, some organizations present their ratings in the form of a letter grade or endorsement based on voting records, interviews, survey results and/or sources of campaign funding. For consistency and ease in understanding, Project Vote Smart converts all scores into a percentage when possible. Please visit the group's website or call 1-888-VOTESMART for more specific information.

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