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Special Interest Groups

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

2009-2010 Net Congressional Score

State Office District Name Party Rating
NH U.S. Senate Sr Jeanne Shaheen Democratic 67%
NH U.S. House 1 Carol Shea-Porter Democratic 75%
NJ U.S. Senate Sr Bob Menendez Democratic 76%
NJ U.S. House 2 Frank LoBiondo Republican 31%
NJ U.S. House 4 Chris Smith Republican 39%
NJ U.S. House 5 Scott Garrett Republican 20%
NJ U.S. House 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. Democratic 76%
NJ U.S. House 7 Leonard Lance Republican 39%
NJ U.S. House 8 Albio Sires Democratic 68%
NJ U.S. House 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. Democratic 65%
NJ U.S. House 11 Rodney Frelinghuysen Republican 31%
NJ U.S. House 12 Rush Holt, Jr. Democratic 85%
NM U.S. Senate Sr Tom Udall Democratic 71%
NM U.S. Senate Jr Martin Heinrich Democratic 72%
NM U.S. House 3 Ben Lujan, Jr. Democratic 73%
NV U.S. Senate Sr Harry Reid Democratic 69%
NV U.S. Senate Jr Dean Heller Republican 29%
NV U.S. House 1 Dina Titus Democratic 64%
NY U.S. Senate Sr Chuck Schumer Democratic 76%
NY U.S. Senate Jr Kirsten Gillibrand Democratic 77%
NY U.S. House 1 Tim Bishop Democratic 73%
NY U.S. House 2 Pete King Republican 29%
NY U.S. House 3 Steve Israel Democratic 68%
NY U.S. House 4 Carolyn McCarthy Democratic 62%
NY U.S. House 5 Gregory Meeks Democratic 72%
NY U.S. House 7 Nydia Velázquez Democratic 72%
NY U.S. House 9 Yvette Clarke Democratic 81%
NY U.S. House 10 Jerry Nadler Democratic 84%
NY U.S. House 12 Carolyn Maloney Democratic 79%
NY U.S. House 13 Charlie Rangel Democratic 67%
NY U.S. House 14 Joe Crowley Democratic 67%
NY U.S. House 15 José Serrano Democratic 76%
NY U.S. House 16 Eliot Engel Democratic 75%
NY U.S. House 17 Nita Lowey Democratic 73%
NY U.S. House 20 Paul Tonko Democratic 73%
NY U.S. House 21 Bill Owens Democratic 53%
NY U.S. House 24 Dan Maffei Democratic, Working Families 67%
NY U.S. House 25 Louise Slaughter Democratic 73%
NY U.S. House 26 Brian Higgins Democratic 62%
OH U.S. Senate Sr Sherrod Brown Democratic 78%
OH U.S. House 4 Jim Jordan Republican 5%
OH U.S. House 5 Bob Latta Republican 17%
OH U.S. House 8 John Boehner Republican 21%
OH U.S. House 9 Marcy Kaptur Democratic 63%
OH U.S. House 10 Mike Turner Republican 36%
OH U.S. House 11 Marcia Fudge Democratic 75%
OH U.S. House 12 Pat Tiberi Republican 31%
OH U.S. House 13 Tim Ryan Democratic 65%
OK U.S. Senate Sr Jim Inhofe Republican 7%
OK U.S. Senate Jr Thomas Coburn Republican 21%
OK U.S. House 3 Frank Lucas Republican 28%
OK U.S. House 4 Tom Cole Republican 27%
OK Governor Mary Fallin Republican 19%
OR U.S. Senate Sr Ron Wyden Democratic 80%
OR U.S. Senate Jr Jeff Merkley Democratic 89%
OR U.S. House 2 Greg Walden Republican 31%
OR U.S. House 3 Earl Blumenauer Democratic 79%
OR U.S. House 4 Peter DeFazio Democratic 79%
OR U.S. House 5 Kurt Schrader Democratic 66%
PA U.S. Senate Sr Bob Casey, Jr. Democratic 72%
PA U.S. House 1 Bob Brady Democratic 65%
PA U.S. House 2 Chaka Fattah, Sr. Democratic 70%
PA U.S. House 5 G.T. Thompson, Jr. Republican 33%
PA U.S. House 6 Jim Gerlach Republican 38%
PA U.S. House 9 Bill Shuster Republican 17%
PA U.S. House 13 Allyson Schwartz Democratic 67%
PA U.S. House 14 Mike Doyle Democratic 64%
PA U.S. House 15 Charlie Dent Republican 43%
PA U.S. House 16 Joe Pitts Republican 15%
PA U.S. House 18 Tim Murphy Republican 37%
RI U.S. Senate Sr Jack Reed Democratic 79%
RI U.S. Senate Jr Sheldon Whitehouse Democratic 80%
RI U.S. House 2 Jim Langevin Democratic 61%
SC U.S. Senate Sr Lindsey Graham Republican 21%
SC U.S. House 2 Joe Wilson, Sr. Republican 22%
SC U.S. House 6 Jim Clyburn Democratic 65%
SD U.S. Senate Sr Timothy Johnson Democratic 66%
SD U.S. Senate Jr John Thune Republican 15%
TN U.S. Senate Sr Lamar Alexander Republican 33%
TN U.S. Senate Jr Robert Corker Republican 31%
TN U.S. House 1 Phil Roe Republican 25%
TN U.S. House 2 John Duncan, Jr. Republican 30%
TN U.S. House 5 Jim Cooper Democratic 64%
TN U.S. House 7 Marsha Blackburn Republican 15%
TN U.S. House 9 Steve Cohen Democratic 81%
TX U.S. Senate Sr John Cornyn Republican 13%
TX U.S. House 1 Louie Gohmert Republican 25%
TX U.S. House 2 Ted Poe Republican 26%
TX U.S. House 3 Sam Johnson Republican 20%
TX U.S. House 4 Ralph Hall Republican 22%
TX U.S. House 5 Jeb Hensarling Republican 22%
TX U.S. House 6 Joe Barton Republican 31%
TX U.S. House 7 John Culberson Republican 22%
TX U.S. House 8 Kevin Brady Republican 24%
TX U.S. House 9 Al Green Democratic 70%
TX U.S. House 10 Michael McCaul Republican 26%
TX U.S. House 11 Mike Conaway Republican 13%
TX U.S. House 12 Kay Granger Republican 31%
TX U.S. House 13 Mac Thornberry Republican 22%
TX U.S. House 15 Rubén Hinojosa, Sr. Democratic 60%
TX U.S. House 18 Sheila Jackson Lee Democratic 70%
TX U.S. House 19 Randy Neugebauer Republican 15%
TX U.S. House 21 Lamar Smith Republican 10%
TX U.S. House 22 Pete Olson Republican 21%
TX U.S. House 24 Kenny Marchant Republican 20%
TX U.S. House 26 Michael Burgess Republican 33%
TX U.S. House 28 Henry Cuellar Democratic 51%
TX U.S. House 29 Gene Green Democratic 64%
TX U.S. House 30 Eddie Johnson Democratic 69%
TX U.S. House 31 John Carter Republican 15%
TX U.S. House 32 Pete Sessions Republican 19%
TX U.S. House 35 Lloyd Doggett II Democratic 78%
UT U.S. Senate Sr Orrin Hatch Republican 22%
UT U.S. House 1 Rob Bishop Republican 27%
UT U.S. House 3 Jason Chaffetz Republican 23%
UT U.S. House 4 Jim Matheson Democratic 49%
VA U.S. Senate Sr Mark Warner Democratic 69%
VA U.S. House 1 Rob Wittman Republican 20%
VA U.S. House 3 Bobby Scott Democratic 76%
VA U.S. House 4 Randy Forbes Republican 9%
VA U.S. House 6 Bob Goodlatte Republican 20%
VA U.S. House 8 Jim Moran, Jr. Democratic 77%
VA U.S. House 10 Frank Wolf Republican 32%
VA U.S. House 11 Gerry Connolly Democratic 71%
VT U.S. Senate Sr Patrick Leahy Democratic 84%
VT U.S. Senate Jr Bernie Sanders Independent 84%
VT U.S. House At-Large Peter Welch Democratic 73%
WA U.S. Senate Sr Patty Murray Democratic 71%
WA U.S. Senate Jr Maria Cantwell Democratic 74%
WA U.S. House 2 Rick Larsen Democratic 62%
WA U.S. House 4 Doc Hastings Republican 26%
WA U.S. House 5 Cathy McMorris Rodgers Republican 22%
WA U.S. House 7 Jim McDermott Democratic 84%
WA U.S. House 8 Dave Reichert Republican 44%
WA U.S. House 9 Adam Smith Democratic 66%
WA Governor Jay Inslee Democratic 75%
WI U.S. Senate Jr Tammy Baldwin Democratic 83%
WI U.S. House 1 Paul Ryan Republican 33%
WI U.S. House 3 Ron Kind Democratic 62%
WI U.S. House 4 Gwen Moore Democratic 75%
WI U.S. House 5 Jim Sensenbrenner, Jr. Republican 29%
WI U.S. House 6 Tom Petri Republican 38%
WV U.S. Senate Sr Jay Rockefeller IV Democratic 65%
WV U.S. House 2 Shelley Capito Republican 37%
WV U.S. House 3 Nick Rahall II Democratic 53%
WY U.S. Senate Sr Mike Enzi Republican 25%
WY U.S. Senate Jr John Barrasso Republican 25%
WY U.S. House At-Large Cynthia Lummis Republican 22%
Gary Ackerman 68%
John Adler 62%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 77%
Todd Akin 11%
Rodney Alexander 24%
Jason Altmire 54%
Rob Andrews 68%
Michael Arcuri 57%
Steve Austria 29%
Joe Baca, Sr. 61%
Brian Baird 68%
J. Gresham Barrett 21%
Roscoe Bartlett 23%
Max Baucus 59%
Evan Bayh 57%
Melissa Bean 62%
Bob Bennett 21%
Shelley Berkley 69%
Howard Berman 76%
Marion Berry 48%
Judy Biggert 32%
Brian Bilbray 24%
Jeff Bingaman 71%
John Boccieri 59%
Kit Bond 28%
Jo Bonner, Jr. 22%
Mary Bono Mack 30%
Dan Boren 38%
Leonard Boswell 59%
Rick Boucher 50%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 56%
Bobby Bright 31%
Henry Brown, Jr. 22%
Scott Brown 40%
Ginny Brown-Waite 33%
Jim Bunning 14%
Roland Burris 73%
Dan Burton 11%
Steve Buyer 26%
Eric Cantor 20%
Joseph Cao 41%
Dennis Cardoza 54%
Russ Carnahan 70%
Christopher Carney 54%
Mike Castle 49%
Ben Chandler III 52%
Travis Childers 37%
Kent Conrad 64%
Jerry Costello 62%
Mark Critz 46%
Kathy Dahlkemper 55%
Artur Davis 51%

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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