Rating Group: National Foreign Trade Council

2007-2008 Positions

State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate-Sr Lisa Murkowski R 50%
AK U.S. House-At-Large Don Young R 50%
AL U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Shelby R 17%
AL U.S. Senate-Jr Jeff Sessions III R 17%
AL U.S. House-3 Mike Rogers R 17%
AL U.S. House-4 Robert Aderholt R 0%
AR U.S. Senate-Sr John Boozman R 50%
AZ U.S. Senate-Jr Jeff Flake R 100%
AZ U.S. House-3 Raúl Grijalva D 33%
AZ U.S. House-8 Trent Franks R 50%
CA U.S. Senate-Sr Dianne Feinstein D 33%
CA U.S. Senate-Jr Barbara Boxer D 0%
CA U.S. House-5 Mike Thompson D 50%
CA U.S. House-6 Doris Matsui D 50%
CA U.S. House-9 Jerry McNerney D 33%
CA U.S. House-13 Barbara Lee D 50%
CA U.S. House-16 Jim Costa D 67%
CA U.S. House-17 Mike Honda D 50%
CA U.S. House-18 Anna Eshoo D 50%
CA U.S. House-19 Zoe Lofgren D 33%
CA U.S. House-20 Sam Farr D 50%
CA U.S. House-22 Devin Nunes R 50%
CA U.S. House-23 Kevin McCarthy R 50%
CA U.S. House-24 Lois Capps D 50%
CA U.S. House-28 Adam Schiff D 17%
CA U.S. House-30 Brad Sherman D 33%
CA U.S. House-32 Grace Napolitano D 33%
CA U.S. House-34 Xavier Becerra D 50%
CA U.S. House-38 Linda Sánchez D 33%
CA U.S. House-39 Ed Royce R 33%
CA U.S. House-40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 33%
CA U.S. House-42 Ken Calvert R 50%
CA U.S. House-43 Maxine Waters D 50%
CA U.S. House-46 Loretta Sanchez D 33%
CA U.S. House-48 Dana Rohrabacher R 50%
CA U.S. House-49 Darrell Issa R 50%
CA U.S. House-50 Duncan Hunter R 17%
CA U.S. House-53 Susan Davis D 50%
CO U.S. House-1 Diana DeGette D 50%
CO U.S. House-5 Doug Lamborn R 50%
CO U.S. House-7 Ed Perlmutter D 33%
CT U.S. Senate-Jr Chris Murphy D 50%
CT U.S. House-1 John Larson D 50%
CT U.S. House-2 Joe Courtney D 33%
CT U.S. House-3 Rosa DeLauro D 33%
DE U.S. Senate-Sr Tom Carper D 33%
FL U.S. Senate-Sr Bill Nelson, Sr. D 33%
FL U.S. House-1 Jeff Miller R 33%
FL U.S. House-4 Ander Crenshaw R 50%
FL U.S. House-5 Corrine Brown D 50%
FL U.S. House-7 John Mica R 50%
FL U.S. House-14 Kathy Castor D 50%
FL U.S. House-16 Vern Buchanan R 50%
FL U.S. House-20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 33%
FL U.S. House-25 Mario Diaz-Balart R 50%
FL U.S. House-27 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen R 50%
FL Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam R 50%
GA U.S. Senate-Sr Johnny Isakson R 17%
GA U.S. House-2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 50%
GA U.S. House-3 Lynn Westmoreland R 33%
GA U.S. House-4 Hank Johnson, Jr. D 33%
GA U.S. House-5 John Lewis D 50%
GA U.S. House-6 Tom Price R 50%
GA U.S. House-13 David Scott D 50%
GA Governor Nathan Deal R 50%
HI U.S. Senate-Jr Mazie Hirono D 33%
IA U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Grassley R 33%
IA U.S. House-2 Dave Loebsack D 17%
IA U.S. House-4 Steve King R 50%
ID U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Crapo R 17%
ID U.S. House-2 Mike Simpson R 50%
IL U.S. Senate-Sr Dick Durbin D 33%
IL U.S. Senate-Jr Mark Kirk R 50%
IL U.S. House-1 Bobby Rush D 33%
IL U.S. House-3 Daniel Lipinski D 33%
IL U.S. House-4 Luis Gutiérrez D 0%
IL U.S. House-6 Peter Roskam R 50%
IL U.S. House-7 Danny Davis D 50%
IL U.S. House-9 Jan Schakowsky D 50%
IL U.S. House-15 John Shimkus R 50%
IL Mayor-At-Large Rahm Emanuel D 50%
IN U.S. Senate-Jr Joe Donnelly, Sr. D 17%
IN U.S. House-1 Pete Visclosky D 33%
IN Governor Mike Pence R 50%
KS U.S. Senate-Sr Pat Roberts R 33%
KS U.S. Senate-Jr Jerry Moran R 50%
KY U.S. Senate-Sr Mitch McConnell R 33%
KY U.S. House-1 Ed Whitfield R 50%
KY U.S. House-3 John Yarmuth D 17%
KY U.S. House-5 Hal Rogers R 50%
LA U.S. Senate-Sr David Vitter R 50%
LA U.S. House-3 Charles Boustany, Jr. R 50%
MA U.S. Senate-Jr Ed Markey D 33%
MA U.S. House-1 Richard Neal D 50%
MA U.S. House-2 Jim McGovern D 33%
MA U.S. House-7 Mike Capuano D 50%
MA U.S. House-8 Stephen Lynch D 33%
MD U.S. Senate-Sr Barbara Mikulski D 33%
MD U.S. Senate-Jr Ben Cardin D 33%
MD U.S. House-2 Dutch Ruppersberger D 50%
MD U.S. House-3 John Sarbanes D 50%
MD U.S. House-5 Steny Hoyer D 50%
MD U.S. House-7 Elijah Cummings D 33%
MD U.S. House-8 Chris Van Hollen, Jr. D 50%
ME U.S. Senate-Sr Susan Collins R 17%
MI U.S. Senate-Sr Debbie Stabenow D 17%
MI U.S. House-6 Fred Upton R 50%
MI U.S. House-7 Tim Walberg R 67%
MI U.S. House-9 Sandy Levin D 50%
MI U.S. House-10 Candice Miller R 50%
MI U.S. House-13 John Conyers, Jr. D 50%
MN U.S. Senate-Sr Amy Klobuchar DFL 17%
MN U.S. House-1 Tim Walz DFL 33%
MN U.S. House-2 John Kline R 50%
MN U.S. House-4 Betty McCollum DFL 50%
MN U.S. House-5 Keith Ellison DFL 50%
MN U.S. House-7 Collin Peterson DFL 50%
MO U.S. Senate-Sr Claire McCaskill D 0%
MO U.S. Senate-Jr Roy Blunt R 50%
MO U.S. House-1 Lacy Clay, Jr. D 50%
MO U.S. House-5 Emanuel Cleaver II D 50%
MO U.S. House-6 Sam Graves R 50%
MS U.S. Senate-Sr Thad Cochran R 50%
MS U.S. House-2 Bennie Thompson D 17%
MT U.S. Senate-Sr Jon Tester D 0%
NA U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry D 33%
NC U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Burr R 50%
NC U.S. House-1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. D 33%
NC U.S. House-3 Walter Jones, Jr. R 0%
NC U.S. House-4 David Price D 50%
NC U.S. House-5 Virginia Foxx R 50%
NC U.S. House-10 Patrick McHenry R 50%
NE U.S. House-1 Jeff Fortenberry R 33%
NE U.S. House-3 Adrian Smith R 50%
NJ U.S. Senate-Sr Bob Menendez D 33%
NJ U.S. House-2 Frank LoBiondo R 50%
NJ U.S. House-4 Chris Smith R 33%
NJ U.S. House-5 Scott Garrett R 50%
NJ U.S. House-6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 33%
NJ U.S. House-8 Albio Sires D 50%
NJ U.S. House-9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 33%
NJ U.S. House-11 Rodney Frelinghuysen R 50%
NM U.S. Senate-Sr Tom Udall D 33%
NM U.S. House-2 Steve Pearce R 50%
NV U.S. Senate-Sr Harry Reid D 17%
NV U.S. Senate-Jr Dean Heller R 33%
NY U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Schumer D 33%
NY U.S. Senate-Jr Kirsten Gillibrand D 50%
NY U.S. House-2 Pete King R 50%
NY U.S. House-3 Steve Israel D 50%
NY U.S. House-5 Gregory Meeks D 50%
NY U.S. House-7 Nydia Velázquez D 33%
NY U.S. House-9 Yvette Clarke D 33%
NY U.S. House-10 Jerry Nadler D 33%
NY U.S. House-12 Carolyn Maloney D 50%
NY U.S. House-13 Charlie Rangel D 50%
NY U.S. House-14 Joe Crowley D 50%
NY U.S. House-16 Eliot Engel D 50%
NY U.S. House-17 Nita Lowey D 50%
NY U.S. House-25 Louise Slaughter D 17%
NY U.S. House-26 Brian Higgins D 33%
OH U.S. Senate-Sr Sherrod Brown D 0%
OH U.S. House-1 Steve Chabot R 33%
OH U.S. House-4 Jim Jordan R 33%
OH U.S. House-8 John Boehner R 50%
OH U.S. House-9 Marcy Kaptur D 33%
OH U.S. House-10 Mike Turner R 50%
OH U.S. House-12 Pat Tiberi R 50%
OH U.S. House-13 Tim Ryan D 33%
OK U.S. Senate-Sr Jim Inhofe R 33%
OK U.S. House-3 Frank Lucas R 50%
OK U.S. House-4 Tom Cole R 50%
OK Governor Mary Fallin R 50%
OR U.S. Senate-Sr Ron Wyden D 33%
OR U.S. House-2 Greg Walden R 50%
OR U.S. House-3 Earl Blumenauer D 50%
OR U.S. House-4 Peter DeFazio D 17%
PA U.S. Senate-Sr Bob Casey, Jr. D 17%
PA U.S. House-1 Bob Brady D 33%
PA U.S. House-2 Chaka Fattah, Sr. D 50%
PA U.S. House-9 Bill Shuster R 33%
PA U.S. House-14 Mike Doyle D 50%
PA U.S. House-15 Charlie Dent R 50%
PA U.S. House-16 Joe Pitts R 50%
PA U.S. House-18 Tim Murphy R 33%
RI U.S. Senate-Sr Jack Reed D 0%
RI U.S. Senate-Jr Sheldon Whitehouse D 0%
RI U.S. House-2 Jim Langevin D 33%
SC U.S. Senate-Sr Lindsey Graham R 33%
SC U.S. House-2 Joe Wilson, Sr. R 50%
SC U.S. House-6 Jim Clyburn D 33%
SD U.S. Senate-Sr John Thune R 17%
TN U.S. Senate-Sr Lamar Alexander R 17%
TN U.S. Senate-Jr Robert Corker R 17%
TN U.S. House-2 John Duncan, Jr. R 0%
TN U.S. House-5 Jim Cooper D 67%
TN U.S. House-7 Marsha Blackburn R 33%
TN U.S. House-9 Steve Cohen D 33%
TX U.S. Senate-Sr John Cornyn R 50%
TX U.S. House-1 Louie Gohmert R 33%
TX U.S. House-2 Ted Poe R 17%
TX U.S. House-3 Sam Johnson R 33%
TX U.S. House-5 Jeb Hensarling R 50%
TX U.S. House-6 Joe Barton R 50%
TX U.S. House-7 John Culberson R 33%
TX U.S. House-8 Kevin Brady R 50%
TX U.S. House-9 Al Green D 50%
TX U.S. House-10 Michael McCaul R 33%
TX U.S. House-11 Mike Conaway R 50%
TX U.S. House-12 Kay Granger R 50%
TX U.S. House-13 Mac Thornberry R 50%
TX U.S. House-15 Rubén Hinojosa, Sr. D 50%
TX U.S. House-18 Sheila Jackson Lee D 50%
TX U.S. House-19 Randy Neugebauer R 50%
TX U.S. House-21 Lamar Smith R 33%
TX U.S. House-24 Kenny Marchant R 50%
TX U.S. House-26 Michael Burgess R 0%
TX U.S. House-28 Henry Cuellar D 83%
TX U.S. House-29 Gene Green D 33%
TX U.S. House-30 Eddie Johnson D 50%
TX U.S. House-31 John Carter R 50%
TX U.S. House-32 Pete Sessions R 50%
TX U.S. House-35 Lloyd Doggett II D 50%
UT U.S. Senate-Sr Orrin Hatch R 17%
UT U.S. House-1 Rob Bishop R 33%
VA U.S. House-3 Bobby Scott D 50%
VA U.S. House-4 Randy Forbes R 50%
VA U.S. House-6 Bob Goodlatte R 50%
VT U.S. Senate-Sr Patrick Leahy D 0%
VT U.S. Senate-Jr Bernie Sanders I 0%
VT U.S. House-At-Large Peter Welch D 33%
WA U.S. Senate-Sr Patty Murray D 33%
WA U.S. Senate-Jr Maria Cantwell D 33%
WA U.S. House-2 Rick Larsen D 50%
WA U.S. House-5 Cathy McMorris Rodgers R 33%
WA U.S. House-7 Jim McDermott D 50%
WA U.S. House-8 Dave Reichert R 33%
WA U.S. House-9 Adam Smith D 50%
WA Governor Jay Inslee D 50%
WI U.S. Senate-Jr Tammy Baldwin D 50%
WI U.S. House-1 Paul Ryan R 50%
WI U.S. House-3 Ron Kind D 50%
WI U.S. House-4 Gwen Moore D 33%
WI U.S. House-5 Jim Sensenbrenner, Jr. R 50%
WV U.S. Senate-Jr Shelley Capito R 50%
WY U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Enzi R 50%
Neil Abercrombie 50%
Gary Ackerman 33%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 0%
Todd Akin 50%
Rodney Alexander 50%
Wayne Allard 50%
Thomas Allen 50%
Jason Altmire 17%
Rob Andrews 17%
Michael Arcuri 33%
Joe Baca, Sr. 33%
Michele Bachmann 50%
Spencer Bachus 33%
Brian Baird 50%
J. Gresham Barrett 33%
John Barrow 33%
Roscoe Bartlett 83%
Max Baucus 17%
Evan Bayh 33%
Melissa Bean 50%
Bob Bennett 50%
Shelley Berkley 33%
Howard Berman 50%
Marion Berry 50%
Judy Biggert 50%
Brian Bilbray 50%
Michael Bilirakis 50%
Jeff Bingaman 17%
Tim Bishop 50%
Kit Bond 50%
Jo Bonner, Jr. 33%
Mary Bono Mack 50%
Dan Boren 67%
Leonard Boswell 50%
Rick Boucher 33%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 50%
Nancy Boyda 33%
Bruce Braley 17%
Paul Broun 33%
Henry Brown, Jr. 50%
Ginny Brown-Waite 33%
Jim Bunning 33%
Dan Burton 50%
Steve Buyer 0%
Robert Byrd 0%
Dave Camp 67%
John Campbell III 33%
Chris Cannon 50%
Eric Cantor 50%
Dennis Cardoza 50%
Russ Carnahan 33%
Christopher Carney 50%
Mike Castle 50%
Saxby Chambliss 17%
Ben Chandler III 33%
Howard Coble 50%
Norm Coleman 17%
Kent Conrad 17%
Jerry Costello 17%
Larry Craig 17%
Robert Cramer 67%
Artur Davis 50%
David Davis 50%
Geoff Davis 33%
Lincoln Davis 50%
Thomas Davis III 50%
Bill Delahunt 50%
James DeMint 50%
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 50%
Norm Dicks 50%
John Dingell 50%
Elizabeth Dole 33%
Pete Domenici, Jr. 50%
John Doolittle 33%
Byron Dorgan 0%
Thelma Drake 50%
David Dreier 50%
Chet Edwards 50%
Vern Ehlers 67%
Brad Ellsworth 33%
Jo Ann Emerson 50%
Philip English 50%
John Ensign 17%
Bob Etheridge 50%
Terry Everett 33%
Tom Feeney 50%
Russ Feingold 0%
Michael Ferguson 50%
Bob Filner 33%
Vito Fossella, Jr. 50%
Barney Frank 50%
Elton Gallegly 50%
Jim Gerlach 50%
Gabrielle Giffords 50%
Wayne Gilchrest 50%
Phil Gingrey 50%
Charlie Gonzalez 67%
Virgil Goode, Jr. 17%
Bart Gordon 50%
Judd Gregg 50%
Charles Hagel 83%
John Hall 33%
Ralph Hall 33%
Phil Hare 17%
Tom Harkin 0%
Jane Harman 33%
Doc Hastings 17%
Robert Hayes 0%
Wally Herger, Jr. 33%
Stephanie Herseth Sandlin 50%
Baron Hill 67%
Maurice Hinchey 50%
David Lee Hobson 50%
Paul Hodes 33%
Pete Hoekstra 50%
Thomas Holden 50%
Rush Holt, Jr. 33%
Darlene Hooley 33%
Kenny Hulshof 50%
Kay Hutchison 33%
Bob Inglis, Sr. 50%
Daniel Inouye 33%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 50%
William Jefferson 33%
Tim Johnson 67%
Steve Kagen 33%
Paul Kanjorski 50%
Ric Keller 50%
Edward Kennedy, Sr. 17%
Patrick Kennedy 17%
Dale Kildee 33%
Carolyn Kilpatrick 33%
Jack Kingston 50%
Ron Klein 50%
Joseph Knollenberg 50%
Herb Kohl 33%
Dennis Kucinich 17%
John Kuhl, Jr. 50%
Jon Kyl 33%
Nicholas Lampson 50%
Mary Landrieu 33%
Tom Latham 50%
Steve LaTourette 50%
Frank Lautenberg 33%
Carl Levin 33%
Jerry Lewis 50%
Ron Lewis 33%
Joe Lieberman 50%
Blanche Lincoln 33%
John Linder 50%
Dick Lugar 83%
Dan Lungren 50%
Connie Mack IV 50%
Tim Mahoney 50%
Don Manzullo 67%
Jim Marshall 0%
Melquiades Martinez 50%
Jim Matheson 83%
Carolyn McCarthy 50%
Thaddeus McCotter 50%
James McCrery III 50%
John McHugh 50%
Mike McIntyre 17%
Buck McKeon 50%
Michael McNulty 33%
Kendrick Meek, Sr. 50%
Charlie Melancon, Sr. 33%
Mike Michaud 33%
Gary Miller 50%
George Miller 33%
Brad Miller 33%
Harry Mitchell 33%
Alan Mollohan 50%
Dennis Moore 50%
Jim Moran, Jr. 50%
Patrick Murphy 17%
Jack Murtha 50%
Marilyn Musgrave 33%
Sue Myrick 33%
Ben Nelson 33%
Jim Oberstar 33%
Dave Obey 33%
John Olver 50%
Solomon Ortiz, Sr. 50%
Ed Pastor 33%
Ron Paul 50%
Donald Payne 33%
John Peterson 33%
Tom Petri 50%
Charles Pickering, Jr. 17%
Todd Platts 33%
Earl Pomeroy 50%
Jon Porter, Sr. 50%
Deborah Pryce 33%
Mark Pryor 17%
George Radanovich 50%
Nick Rahall II 50%
James Ramstad 33%
Ralph Regula 50%
Denny Rehberg 50%
Richard Renzi 50%
Silvestre Reyes 50%
Thomas Reynolds 50%
Jay Rockefeller IV 17%
Ciro Rodriguez 33%
Mike Rogers 50%
Mike Ross 50%
Steve Rothman 17%
John Salazar 50%
Ken Salazar 33%
William Sali 50%
Jim Saxton 50%
Jean Schmidt 33%
Allyson Schwartz 50%
José Serrano 33%
Joe Sestak, Jr. 50%
John Shadegg 50%
Christopher Shays 67%
Carol Shea-Porter 33%
Heath Shuler 0%
Ike Skelton 33%
Gordon Smith 17%
Olympia Snowe 17%
Vic Snyder 67%
Hilda Solis 33%
Mark Souder 50%
Zack Space 17%
Arlen Specter 33%
John Spratt, Jr. 0%
Pete Stark 50%
Cliff Stearns 33%
Ted Stevens 33%
Bart Stupak 17%
John Sullivan 33%
John Sununu 50%
Betty Sutton 33%
Tom Tancredo 50%
John Tanner 50%
Ellen Tauscher 50%
Gene Taylor 33%
Lee Terry 50%
Todd Tiahrt 50%
John Tierney 33%
Ed Towns 50%
Mark Udall 50%
George Voinovich 33%
James Walsh 50%
Zach Wamp 33%
John Warner 33%
Diane Watson 33%
Mel Watt 50%
Henry Waxman 50%
Jim Webb, Jr. 17%
Anthony Weiner 50%
David Weldon 33%
Gerald Weller 33%
Robert Wexler 17%
Charlie Wilson, Jr. 17%
Heather Wilson 50%
Frank Wolf 50%
Lynn Woolsey 33%
David Wu 17%
Bill Young 33%

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