Rating Group: National Journal

2005 Liberal on Foreign Policy Score

State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate-Sr Lisa Murkowski R 0%
AK U.S. House-At-Large Donald Young R 0%
AL U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Shelby R 36%
AL U.S. House-3 Mike Rogers R 29%
AL U.S. House-4 Robert Aderholt R 23%
AR U.S. Senate-Sr John Boozman R 47%
AZ U.S. Senate-Sr John McCain III R 45%
AZ U.S. Senate-Jr Jeff Flake R 54%
AZ U.S. House-3 Raul Grijalva D 96%
AZ U.S. House-8 Trent Franks R 0%
CA U.S. Senate-Sr Dianne Feinstein D 76%
CA U.S. House-5 Mike Thompson D 78%
CA U.S. House-6 Doris Matsui D 84%
CA U.S. House-12 Nancy Pelosi D 82%
CA U.S. House-13 Barbara Lee D 96%
CA U.S. House-16 Jim Costa D 60%
CA U.S. House-18 Anna Eshoo D 76%
CA U.S. House-19 Zoe Lofgren D 85%
CA U.S. House-22 Devin Nunes R 11%
CA U.S. House-28 Adam Schiff D 61%
CA U.S. House-30 Brad Sherman D 76%
CA U.S. House-32 Grace Napolitano D 87%
CA U.S. House-38 Linda Sánchez D 94%
CA U.S. House-39 Ed Royce R 0%
CA U.S. House-40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 80%
CA U.S. House-42 Ken Calvert R 0%
CA U.S. House-43 Maxine Waters D 87%
CA U.S. House-48 Dana Rohrabacher R 23%
CA U.S. House-49 Darrell Issa R 29%
CA U.S. House-53 Susan Davis D 66%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra D 91%
CA Supervisor-1 Hilda Solis 94%
CO U.S. House-1 Diana DeGette D 81%
CT U.S. House-1 John Larson D 83%
CT U.S. House-3 Rosa DeLauro D 79%
DE U.S. Senate-Sr Tom Carper D 76%
FL U.S. Senate-Sr Bill Nelson, Sr. D 56%
FL U.S. House-20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 73%
FL U.S. House-23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz D 72%
FL U.S. House-25 Mario Diaz-Balart R 0%
FL U.S. House-27 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen R 27%
GA U.S. Senate-Sr Johnny Isakson R 0%
GA U.S. House-2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 57%
GA U.S. House-5 John Lewis D 93%
GA U.S. House-13 David Scott D 64%
GA Governor Nathan Deal R 0%
IA U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Grassley R 0%
IA U.S. House-4 Steve King R 0%
ID U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Crapo R 43%
ID U.S. House-2 Mike Simpson R 23%
ID Governor Butch Otter R 51%
IL U.S. Senate-Sr Dick Durbin D 86%
IL U.S. House-1 Bobby Rush D 90%
IL U.S. House-3 Daniel Lipinski D 65%
IL U.S. House-4 Luis Gutiérrez D 91%
IL U.S. House-7 Danny Davis D 94%
IL U.S. House-9 Jan Schakowsky D 96%
IL U.S. House-15 John Shimkus R 42%
IL Mayor-At-Large Rahm Emanuel D 72%
IN U.S. House-1 Pete Visclosky D 74%
KS U.S. Senate-Sr Pat Roberts R 26%
KS U.S. Senate-Jr Jerry Moran R 47%
KS Governor Sam Brownback R 0%
KY U.S. Senate-Sr Mitch McConnell R 0%
KY U.S. House-5 Hal Rogers R 17%
MA U.S. Senate-Jr Ed Markey D 91%
MA U.S. House-1 Richard Neal D 85%
MA U.S. House-2 Jim McGovern D 96%
MA U.S. House-7 Mike Capuano D 91%
MA U.S. House-8 Stephen Lynch D 71%
MD U.S. Senate-Sr Ben Cardin D 67%
MD U.S. Senate-Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. D 85%
MD U.S. House-2 Dutch Ruppersberger D 63%
MD U.S. House-5 Steny Hoyer D 65%
MD U.S. House-7 Elijah Cummings D 86%
ME U.S. Senate-Sr Susan Collins R 51%
MI U.S. Senate-Sr Debbie Stabenow D 90%
MI U.S. House-6 Fred Upton R 48%
MI U.S. House-9 Sandy Levin D 77%
MI U.S. House-13 John Conyers, Jr. D 96%
MN U.S. House-4 Betty McCollum D 94%
MN U.S. House-7 Collin Peterson D 55%
MN Governor Mark Dayton DFL 72%
MO U.S. Senate-Jr Roy Blunt R 14%
MO U.S. House-1 Lacy Clay, Jr. D 89%
MO U.S. House-5 Emanuel Cleaver II D 81%
MO U.S. House-6 Sam Graves R 39%
MS U.S. Senate-Sr Thad Cochran R 0%
MS U.S. Senate-Jr Roger Wicker R 23%
MS U.S. House-2 Bennie Thompson D 81%
NA Vice President Mike Pence R 16%
NA U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions III R 0%
NA U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price R 0%
NC U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Burr R 26%
NC U.S. House-1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. D 59%
NC U.S. House-3 Walter Jones, Jr. R 52%
NC U.S. House-4 David Price D 79%
NC U.S. House-5 Virginia Foxx R 17%
NC U.S. House-10 Patrick McHenry R 17%
NE U.S. House-1 Jeff Fortenberry R 23%
NH State Senate-3 Jeb Bradley R 23%
NJ U.S. House-2 Frank LoBiondo R 40%
NJ U.S. House-4 Chris Smith R 33%
NJ U.S. House-6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 77%
NJ U.S. House-9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 75%
NJ U.S. House-11 Rodney Frelinghuysen R 11%
NM U.S. Senate-Sr Tom Udall D 84%
NM U.S. House-2 Steve Pearce R 31%
NY U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Schumer D 66%
NY U.S. House-2 Pete King R 23%
NY U.S. House-5 Gregory Meeks D 85%
NY U.S. House-7 Nydia Velázquez D 94%
NY U.S. House-10 Jerry Nadler D 90%
NY U.S. House-12 Carolyn Maloney D 79%
NY U.S. House-14 Joe Crowley D 75%
NY U.S. House-15 José Serrano D 96%
NY U.S. House-16 Eliot Engel D 61%
NY U.S. House-17 Nita Lowey D 74%
NY U.S. House-25 Louise Slaughter D 89%
NY U.S. House-26 Brian Higgins D 65%
OH U.S. Senate-Sr Sherrod Brown D 90%
OH U.S. House-1 Steve Chabot R 0%
OH U.S. House-9 Marcy Kaptur D 80%
OH U.S. House-10 Mike Turner R 23%
OH U.S. House-12 Pat Tiberi R 45%
OH U.S. House-13 Tim Ryan D 71%
OH Attorney General Mike DeWine R 26%
OK U.S. Senate-Sr Jim Inhofe R 0%
OK U.S. House-3 Frank Lucas R 0%
OK U.S. House-4 Tom Cole R 11%
OR U.S. Senate-Sr Ron Wyden D 65%
OR U.S. House-2 Greg Walden R 23%
OR U.S. House-3 Earl Blumenauer D 93%
OR U.S. House-4 Peter DeFazio D 74%
PA U.S. House-1 Bob Brady D 76%
PA U.S. House-9 Bill Shuster R 0%
PA U.S. House-14 Mike Doyle D 74%
PA U.S. House-15 Charlie Dent R 34%
PA U.S. House-18 Tim Murphy R 22%
RI U.S. Senate-Sr Jack Reed D 95%
RI U.S. House-2 Jim Langevin D 63%
SC U.S. Senate-Sr Lindsey Graham R 36%
SC U.S. House-2 Joe Wilson, Sr. R 11%
SC U.S. House-6 Jim Clyburn D 73%
SD U.S. Senate-Sr John Thune R 40%
TN U.S. Senate-Sr Lamar Alexander R 0%
TN U.S. House-2 John Duncan, Jr. R 52%
TN U.S. House-5 Jim Cooper D 58%
TN U.S. House-7 Marsha Blackburn R 11%
TX U.S. Senate-Sr John Cornyn 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 11%
TX U.S. House-8 Kevin Brady R 16%
TX U.S. House-9 Al Green D 88%
TX U.S. House-10 Michael McCaul R 17%
TX U.S. House-11 Mike Conaway R 27%
TX U.S. House-12 Kay Granger R 16%
TX U.S. House-13 Mac Thornberry R 27%
TX U.S. House-18 Sheila Jackson Lee D 88%
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 55%
TX U.S. House-29 Gene Green D 64%
TX U.S. House-30 Eddie Johnson D 82%
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 85%
UT U.S. Senate-Sr Orrin Hatch R 0%
UT U.S. House-1 Rob Bishop R 11%
VA U.S. House-3 Bobby Scott D 91%
VA U.S. House-6 Bob Goodlatte R 17%
VT U.S. Senate-Sr Patrick Leahy D 90%
VT U.S. Senate-Jr Bernie Sanders I 94%
WA U.S. Senate-Sr Patty Murray D 66%
WA U.S. Senate-Jr Maria Cantwell D 66%
WA U.S. House-2 Rick Larsen D 76%
WA U.S. House-5 Cathy McMorris Rodgers R 17%
WA U.S. House-8 Dave Reichert R 45%
WA U.S. House-9 Adam Smith D 73%
WA Governor Jay Inslee D 79%
WI U.S. Senate-Jr Tammy Baldwin D 96%
WI U.S. House-1 Paul Ryan R 49%
WI U.S. House-3 Ron Kind D 62%
WI U.S. House-4 Gwen Moore D 82%
WI U.S. House-5 Jim Sensenbrenner, Jr. R 39%
WV U.S. Senate-Jr Shelley Capito R 42%
WY U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Enzi R 49%
Neil Abercrombie 79%
Gary Ackerman 71%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 76%
Todd Akin 0%
Rodney Alexander 23%
Wayne Allard 0%
George Allen 0%
Thomas Allen 79%
Rob Andrews 68%
Joe Baca, Sr. 77%
Spencer Bachus 34%
Kay Bailey Hutchison 26%
Brian Baird 75%
Richard Hugh Baker 0%
J. Gresham Barrett 15%
John Barrow 53%
Roscoe Bartlett 46%
Charlie Bass 45%
Max Baucus 63%
Evan Bayh 58%
Melissa Bean 58%
Bob Beauprez 34%
Bob Bennett 0%
Shelley Berkley 58%
Howard Berman 67%
Marion Berry 58%
Joe Biden, Jr. 76%
Judy Biggert 51%
Michael Bilirakis 0%
Jeff Bingaman 66%
Tim Bishop 67%
Sherwood Boehlert 50%
John Boehner 16%
Kit Bond 26%
Henry Bonilla 0%
Jo Bonner, Jr. 17%
Mary Bono Mack 45%
Dan Boren 57%
Leonard Boswell 68%
Rick Boucher 67%
Charles Boustany, Jr. 34%
Barbara Boxer 95%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 58%
Corrine Brown 69%
Henry Brown, Jr. 23%
Ginny Brown-Waite 21%
Jim Bunning 0%
Conrad Burns 39%
Dan Burton 0%
Steve Buyer 23%
Robert Byrd 76%
Dave Camp 34%
Chris Cannon 0%
Eric Cantor 11%
Lois Capps 90%
Dennis Cardoza 55%
Russ Carnahan 66%
Julia Carson 83%
Edward Case 54%
Mike Castle 49%
Lincoln Chafee 58%
Saxby Chambliss 0%
Ben Chandler III 56%
Chris Chocola 39%
Hillary Clinton 66%
Howard Coble 42%
Thomas Coburn 0%
Norm Coleman 0%
Kent Conrad 57%
Jerry Costello 67%
Larry Craig 40%
Robert Cramer 51%
Ander Crenshaw 15%
Barbara Cubin 42%
Artur Davis 56%
Geoff Davis 21%
James Davis 62%
Jo Ann Davis 29%
Lincoln Davis 57%
Thomas Davis III 39%
Bill Delahunt 91%
Thomas DeLay 11%
James DeMint 26%
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 30%
Norm Dicks 60%
John Dingell 81%
Chris Dodd 76%
Elizabeth Dole 0%
Pete Domenici, Jr. 0%
John Doolittle 16%
Byron Dorgan 87%
Thelma Drake 0%
David Dreier 34%
Chet Edwards 63%
Vern Ehlers 52%
Jo Ann Emerson 50%
Philip English 34%
John Ensign 0%
Bob Etheridge 56%
Lane Evans 88%
Terry Everett 29%
Sam Farr 91%
Chaka Fattah, Sr. 81%
Tom Feeney 23%
Russ Feingold 90%
Michael Ferguson 34%
Bob Filner 96%
Mike Fitzpatrick 34%
Mark Foley 21%
Randy Forbes 17%
Harold Ford, Jr. 56%
Vito Fossella, Jr. 17%
Barney Frank 81%
William Frist 0%
Elton Gallegly 14%
Scott Garrett 39%
Jim Gerlach 34%
Jim Gibbons 17%
Wayne Gilchrest 47%
Paul Gillmor 42%
Phil Gingrey 16%
Charlie Gonzalez 69%
Virgil Goode, Jr. 40%
Bart Gordon 63%
Mark Green 17%
Judd Gregg 42%
Gilbert Gutknecht 42%
Charles Hagel 35%
Ralph Hall 27%
Tom Harkin 95%
Jane Harman 70%
Katherine Harris 29%
Melissa Hart 0%
Doc Hastings 0%
Robert Hayes 16%
J.D. Hayworth, Jr. 0%
Joel Hefley 0%
Wally Herger, Jr. 42%
Stephanie Herseth Sandlin 61%
Maurice Hinchey 96%
Rubén Hinojosa, Sr. 74%
David Lee Hobson 31%
Pete Hoekstra 11%
Thomas Holden 65%
Rush Holt, Jr. 88%
Mike Honda 91%
Darlene Hooley 73%
John Nathan Hostettler 48%
Kenny Hulshof 42%
Duncan Hunter 17%
Henry Hyde 30%
Bob Inglis, Sr. 40%
Daniel Inouye 71%
Steve Israel 62%
Ernest Istook, Jr. 0%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 94%
William Jefferson 71%
James Merrill Jeffords 85%
William Lewis Jenkins 21%
Bobby Jindal 21%
Nancy Johnson 50%
Tim Johnson 49%
Timothy Johnson 90%
Paul Kanjorski 70%
Richard Keller 17%
Sue Kelly 34%
Edward Kennedy, Sr. 95%
Mark Kennedy 23%
Patrick Kennedy 61%
John Kerry 72%
Dale Kildee 74%
Carolyn Kilpatrick 94%
Jack Kingston 0%
Mark Kirk 48%
John Kline 40%
Joseph Knollenberg 40%
Herb Kohl 90%
James Kolbe 54%
Dennis Kucinich 96%
John Kuhl, Jr. 31%
Jon Kyl 26%
Ray LaHood 48%
Mary Landrieu 60%
Tom Lantos 68%
Tom Latham 34%
Steve LaTourette 42%
Frank Lautenberg 75%
James Leach 72%
Carl Levin 95%
Jerry Lewis 31%
Ron Lewis 0%
Joe Lieberman 54%
Blanche Lincoln 76%
John Linder 0%
Trent Lott, Sr. 0%
Dick Lugar 50%
Dan Lungren 11%
Connie Mack IV 33%
Don Manzullo 40%
Jim Marshall 52%
Melquiades Martinez 0%
Jim Matheson 53%
Carolyn McCarthy 61%
Thaddeus McCotter 40%
James McCrery III 31%
Jim McDermott 93%
John McHugh 42%
Mike McIntyre 51%
Buck McKeon 23%
Cynthia Ann McKinney 96%
Michael McNulty 85%
Martin Meehan 88%
Kendrick Meek, Sr. 66%
Charlie Melancon, Sr. 55%
John Mica 0%
Mike Michaud 87%
Barbara Mikulski 87%
Juanita Millender-McDonald 83%
Candice Miller 34%
Gary Miller 0%
George Miller 91%
Jeff Miller 0%
Brad Miller 69%
Alan Mollohan 64%
Dennis Moore 58%
Jim Moran, Jr. 73%
Jack Murtha 64%
Marilyn Musgrave 0%
Sue Myrick 11%
Ben Nelson 46%
Randy Neugebauer 0%
Robert William Ney 47%
Anne Northup 34%
Charles Norwood, Jr. 17%
James Nussle 31%
Barack Obama II 76%
Jim Oberstar 96%
Dave Obey 88%
John Olver 96%
Solomon Ortiz, Sr. 57%
Thomas William Osborne 49%
Major Owens 93%
Michael Oxley 17%
Ed Pastor 94%
Ron Paul 72%
Donald Payne 96%
John Peterson 29%
Tom Petri 45%
Charles Pickering, Jr. 23%
Joe Pitts 40%
Todd Platts 31%
Richard Pombo 31%
Earl Pomeroy 60%
Jon Porter, Sr. 27%
Deborah Pryce 34%
Mark Pryor 60%
Adam Putnam 31%
George Radanovich 23%
Nick Rahall II 81%
James Ramstad 51%
Charlie Rangel 85%
Ralph Regula 34%
Denny Rehberg 23%
Harry Reid 72%
Richard Renzi 0%
Silvestre Reyes 62%
Thomas Reynolds 34%
Jay Rockefeller IV 87%
Mike Rogers 11%
Mike Ross 60%
Steve Rothman 70%
Jim Ryun 11%
Martin Olav Sabo 91%
John Salazar 56%
Ken Salazar 62%
Loretta Sanchez 76%
Rick Santorum 0%
Paul Sarbanes 76%
Jim Saxton 34%
Allyson Schwartz 70%
John Schwarz 45%
John Shadegg 0%
E. Clay Shaw, Jr. 21%
Christopher Shays 53%
Donald Sherwood 40%
Robert Ruhl Simmons 47%
Ike Skelton 53%
Gordon Smith 51%
Olympia Snowe 48%
Vic Snyder 66%
Mike Sodrel 17%
Mark Souder 27%
Arlen Specter 55%
John Spratt, Jr. 58%
Pete Stark 96%
Cliff Stearns 0%
Ted Stevens 0%
Ted Strickland 84%
Bart Stupak 77%
John Sullivan 15%
John Sununu 51%
John Sweeney 42%
James Talent 26%
Tom Tancredo 42%
John Tanner 55%
Ellen Tauscher 76%
Charles Taylor 14%
Gene Taylor 54%
Lee Terry 0%
Craig Thomas 43%
William Thomas 31%
Todd Tiahrt 11%
John Tierney 96%
Ed Towns 79%
Stephanie Tubbs Jones 85%
Mark Udall 67%
David Vitter 36%
George Voinovich 46%
James Walsh 30%
Zach Wamp 34%
John Warner 26%
Diane Watson 88%
Mel Watt 96%
Henry Waxman 87%
Anthony Weiner 84%
David Weldon 11%
W. Curtis Weldon 45%
Gerald Weller 34%
Lynn Westmoreland 0%
Robert Wexler 78%
Ed Whitfield 31%
Heather Wilson 47%
Frank Wolf 34%
Lynn Woolsey 96%
David Wu 69%
Albert Wynn 70%
Bill Young 27%

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.

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