Rating Group: Washington Report on Middle East Affairs (WRMEA)

2009-2010 Positions

State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate-Sr Lisa Murkowski R 25%
AK U.S. House-At-Large Donald Young R 10%
AL U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Shelby R 50%
AL U.S. House-3 Mike Rogers R 10%
AL U.S. House-4 Robert Aderholt R 10%
AR U.S. Senate-Sr John Boozman R 10%
AZ U.S. Senate-Sr John McCain III R 25%
AZ U.S. Senate-Jr Jeff Flake R 20%
AZ U.S. House-3 Raul Grijalva D 90%
CA U.S. Senate-Sr Dianne Feinstein D 75%
CA U.S. House-3 John Garamendi D 30%
CA U.S. House-4 Tom McClintock R 0%
CA U.S. House-5 Mike Thompson D 50%
CA U.S. House-6 Doris Matsui D 20%
CA U.S. House-9 Jerry McNerney D 20%
CA U.S. House-12 Nancy Pelosi D 50%
CA U.S. House-13 Barbara Lee D 100%
CA U.S. House-14 Jackie Speier D 60%
CA U.S. House-16 Jim Costa D 20%
CA U.S. House-18 Anna Eshoo D 80%
CA U.S. House-19 Zoe Lofgren D 80%
CA U.S. House-22 Devin Nunes R 10%
CA U.S. House-23 Kevin McCarthy R 10%
CA U.S. House-27 Judy Chu D 43%
CA U.S. House-28 Adam Schiff D 20%
CA U.S. House-30 Brad Sherman D 0%
CA U.S. House-32 Grace Napolitano D 30%
CA U.S. House-38 Linda Sánchez D 30%
CA U.S. House-39 Ed Royce R 10%
CA U.S. House-40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 10%
CA U.S. House-42 Ken Calvert R 0%
CA U.S. House-43 Maxine Waters D 100%
CA U.S. House-48 Dana Rohrabacher R 10%
CA U.S. House-49 Darrell Issa R 40%
CA U.S. House-50 Duncan Hunter R 10%
CA U.S. House-53 Susan Davis D 20%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra D 60%
CO U.S. Senate-Sr Michael Bennet D 14%
CO U.S. House-1 Diana DeGette D 30%
CO U.S. House-2 Jared Polis D 40%
CO U.S. House-5 Doug Lamborn R 0%
CO U.S. House-6 Michael Coffman R 10%
CO U.S. House-7 Ed Perlmutter D 20%
CT U.S. Senate-Jr Chris Murphy D 40%
CT U.S. House-1 John Larson D 30%
CT U.S. House-2 Joe Courtney D 20%
CT U.S. House-3 Rosa DeLauro D 40%
CT U.S. House-4 Jim Himes D 40%
DC U.S. House-Delegate Eleanor Norton D 70%
DE U.S. Senate-Sr Tom Carper D 38%
FL U.S. Senate-Sr Bill Nelson, Sr. D 38%
FL U.S. House-8 Bill Posey R 10%
FL U.S. House-12 Gus Bilirakis R 10%
FL U.S. House-14 Kathy Castor D 10%
FL U.S. House-16 Vern Buchanan R 10%
FL U.S. House-17 Tom Rooney R 10%
FL U.S. House-20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 20%
FL U.S. House-22 Ted Deutch D 67%
FL U.S. House-23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz D 10%
FL U.S. House-25 Mario Diaz-Balart R 10%
FL U.S. House-27 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen R 0%
GA U.S. Senate-Sr Johnny Isakson R 25%
GA U.S. House-2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 10%
GA U.S. House-4 Hank Johnson, Jr. D 70%
GA U.S. House-5 John Lewis D 40%
GA U.S. House-13 David Scott D 10%
GA U.S. House-14 Tom Graves, Jr. R 0%
HI U.S. Senate-Jr Mazie Hirono D 80%
IA U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Grassley R 25%
IA U.S. House-2 Dave Loebsack D 70%
IA U.S. House-4 Steve King R 0%
ID U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Crapo R 13%
ID U.S. Senate-Jr James Risch R 13%
ID U.S. House-2 Mike Simpson R 10%
IL U.S. Senate-Sr Dick Durbin D 75%
IL U.S. House-1 Bobby Rush D 30%
IL U.S. House-3 Daniel Lipinski D 10%
IL U.S. House-4 Luis Gutiérrez D 30%
IL U.S. House-5 Mike Quigley D 22%
IL U.S. House-6 Peter Roskam R 10%
IL U.S. House-7 Danny Davis D 60%
IL U.S. House-9 Jan Schakowsky D 30%
IL U.S. House-11 Bill Foster D 20%
IL U.S. House-15 John Shimkus R 0%
IN U.S. Senate-Sr Joe Donnelly, Sr. D 10%
IN U.S. House-1 Pete Visclosky D 20%
IN U.S. House-7 André Carson D 80%
KS U.S. Senate-Sr Pat Roberts R 25%
KS U.S. Senate-Jr Jerry Moran R 0%
KS U.S. House-2 Lynn Jenkins R 10%
KS Governor Sam Brownback R 25%
KY U.S. Senate-Sr Mitch McConnell R 38%
KY U.S. House-2 Brett Guthrie R 10%
KY U.S. House-3 John Yarmuth D 50%
KY U.S. House-5 Hal Rogers R 10%
LA U.S. Senate-Sr Bill Cassidy R 10%
LA U.S. House-1 Steve Scalise R 10%
MA U.S. Senate-Jr Ed Markey D 30%
MA U.S. House-1 Richard Neal D 50%
MA U.S. House-2 Jim McGovern D 80%
MA U.S. House-3 Niki Tsongas D 50%
MA U.S. House-7 Mike Capuano D 60%
MA U.S. House-8 Stephen Lynch D 70%
MD U.S. Senate-Sr Ben Cardin D 38%
MD U.S. Senate-Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. D 20%
MD U.S. House-2 Dutch Ruppersberger D 10%
MD U.S. House-3 John Sarbanes D 20%
MD U.S. House-5 Steny Hoyer D 10%
MD U.S. House-7 Elijah Cummings D 30%
ME U.S. Senate-Sr Susan Collins R 50%
ME U.S. House-1 Chellie Pingree D 60%
MI U.S. Senate-Sr Debbie Stabenow D 50%
MI U.S. Senate-Jr Gary Peters D 10%
MI U.S. House-6 Fred Upton R 10%
MI U.S. House-9 Sandy Levin D 10%
MN U.S. Senate-Sr Amy Klobuchar D 50%
MN U.S. Senate-Jr Al Franken D 40%
MN U.S. House-1 Tim Walz D 50%
MN U.S. House-3 Erik Paulsen R 20%
MN U.S. House-4 Betty McCollum D 100%
MN U.S. House-5 Keith Ellison D 100%
MN U.S. House-7 Collin Peterson D 50%
MO U.S. Senate-Sr Claire McCaskill D 50%
MO U.S. Senate-Jr Roy Blunt R 10%
MO U.S. House-1 Lacy Clay, Jr. D 70%
MO U.S. House-3 Blaine Luetkemeyer R 10%
MO U.S. House-5 Emanuel Cleaver II D 50%
MO U.S. House-6 Sam Graves R 10%
MP U.S. House-Delegate Kilili Sablan D 50%
MS U.S. Senate-Sr Thad Cochran R 50%
MS U.S. Senate-Jr Roger Wicker R 25%
MS U.S. House-2 Bennie Thompson D 30%
MS U.S. House-3 Gregg Harper R 10%
MT U.S. Senate-Sr Jon Tester D 50%
NA Vice President Mike Pence R 10%
NA U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions III R 38%
NC U.S. Senate-Sr Richard Burr R 25%
NC U.S. House-1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. D 50%
NC U.S. House-3 Walter Jones, Jr. R 70%
NC U.S. House-4 David Price D 70%
NC U.S. House-5 Virginia Foxx R 10%
NC U.S. House-10 Patrick McHenry R 0%
NE U.S. House-1 Jeff Fortenberry R 30%
NE U.S. House-3 Adrian Smith R 10%
NH U.S. Senate-Sr Jeanne Shaheen D 25%
NH U.S. House-1 Carol Shea-Porter D 60%
NJ U.S. Senate-Sr Bob Menendez D 50%
NJ U.S. House-2 Frank LoBiondo R 0%
NJ U.S. House-4 Chris Smith R 10%
NJ U.S. House-6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 20%
NJ U.S. House-7 Leonard Lance R 0%
NJ U.S. House-8 Albio Sires D 10%
NJ U.S. House-9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 30%
NJ U.S. House-11 Rodney Frelinghuysen R 10%
NM U.S. Senate-Sr Tom Udall D 50%
NM U.S. Senate-Jr Martin Heinrich D 30%
NM U.S. House-3 Ben Lujan, Jr. D 60%
NV U.S. Senate-Sr Dean Heller R 10%
NV U.S. House-1 Dina Titus D 10%
NY U.S. Senate-Sr Chuck Schumer D 38%
NY U.S. Senate-Jr Kirsten Gillibrand D 14%
NY U.S. House-2 Pete King R 0%
NY U.S. House-5 Gregory Meeks D 30%
NY U.S. House-7 Nydia Velázquez D 60%
NY U.S. House-9 Yvette Clarke D 60%
NY U.S. House-10 Jerry Nadler D 10%
NY U.S. House-12 Carolyn Maloney D 20%
NY U.S. House-14 Joe Crowley D 20%
NY U.S. House-15 José Serrano D 60%
NY U.S. House-16 Eliot Engel D 0%
NY U.S. House-17 Nita Lowey D 10%
NY U.S. House-20 Paul Tonko D 40%
NY U.S. House-25 Louise Slaughter D 30%
NY U.S. House-26 Brian Higgins D 10%
OH U.S. Senate-Sr Sherrod Brown D 63%
OH U.S. House-4 Jim Jordan R 10%
OH U.S. House-5 Bob Latta R 0%
OH U.S. House-9 Marcy Kaptur D 90%
OH U.S. House-10 Mike Turner R 10%
OH U.S. House-11 Marcia Fudge D 30%
OH U.S. House-12 Pat Tiberi R 10%
OH U.S. House-13 Tim Ryan D 30%
OH State House-59 John Boccieri D 10%
OK U.S. Senate-Sr Jim Inhofe R 38%
OK U.S. House-3 Frank Lucas R 20%
OK U.S. House-4 Tom Cole R 10%
OK Governor Mary Fallin R 10%
OR U.S. Senate-Sr Ron Wyden D 75%
OR U.S. Senate-Jr Jeff Merkley D 75%
OR U.S. House-2 Greg Walden R 10%
OR U.S. House-3 Earl Blumenauer D 90%
OR U.S. House-4 Peter DeFazio D 90%
OR U.S. House-5 Kurt Schrader D 30%
PA U.S. Senate-Sr Bob Casey, Jr. D 38%
PA U.S. House-1 Bob Brady D 10%
PA U.S. House-5 GT Thompson, Jr. R 10%
PA U.S. House-9 Bill Shuster R 10%
PA U.S. House-14 Mike Doyle D 40%
PA U.S. House-15 Charlie Dent R 10%
RI U.S. Senate-Sr Jack Reed D 63%
RI U.S. Senate-Jr Sheldon Whitehouse D 50%
RI U.S. House-2 Jim Langevin D 10%
SC U.S. Senate-Sr Lindsey Graham R 38%
SC U.S. House-2 Joe Wilson, Sr. R 0%
SC U.S. House-6 Jim Clyburn D 30%
SD U.S. Senate-Sr John Thune R 38%
TN U.S. Senate-Sr Lamar Alexander R 38%
TN U.S. Senate-Jr Robert Corker R 63%
TN U.S. House-1 Phil Roe R 10%
TN U.S. House-2 John Duncan, Jr. R 60%
TN U.S. House-5 Jim Cooper D 30%
TN U.S. House-7 Marsha Blackburn R 0%
TN U.S. House-9 Steve Cohen D 40%
TX U.S. Senate-Sr John Cornyn R 25%
TX U.S. House-1 Louie Gohmert R 10%
TX U.S. House-2 Ted Poe R 0%
TX U.S. House-3 Sam Johnson R 10%
TX U.S. House-5 Jeb Hensarling R 0%
TX U.S. House-6 Joe Barton R 10%
TX U.S. House-7 John Culberson R 10%
TX U.S. House-8 Kevin Brady R 10%
TX U.S. House-9 Al Green D 10%
TX U.S. House-10 Michael McCaul R 10%
TX U.S. House-11 Mike Conaway R 10%
TX U.S. House-12 Kay Granger R 10%
TX U.S. House-13 Mac Thornberry R 20%
TX U.S. House-18 Sheila Jackson Lee D 50%
TX U.S. House-21 Lamar Smith R 10%
TX U.S. House-22 Pete Olson R 10%
TX U.S. House-24 Kenny Marchant R 10%
TX U.S. House-26 Michael Burgess R 20%
TX U.S. House-28 Henry Cuellar D 30%
TX U.S. House-29 Gene Green D 10%
TX U.S. House-30 Eddie Johnson D 80%
TX U.S. House-31 John Carter R 10%
TX U.S. House-32 Pete Sessions R 10%
TX U.S. House-35 Lloyd Doggett II D 80%
UT U.S. Senate-Sr Orrin Hatch R 38%
UT U.S. House-1 Rob Bishop R 20%
VA U.S. Senate-Sr Mark Warner D 25%
VA U.S. House-1 Rob Wittman R 10%
VA U.S. House-3 Bobby Scott D 30%
VA U.S. House-6 Bob Goodlatte R 10%
VA U.S. House-11 Gerry Connolly D 40%
VT U.S. Senate-Sr Patrick Leahy D 88%
VT U.S. Senate-Jr Bernie Sanders I 88%
VT U.S. House-At-Large Peter Welch D 80%
WA U.S. Senate-Sr Patty Murray D 50%
WA U.S. Senate-Jr Maria Cantwell D 50%
WA U.S. House-2 Rick Larsen D 30%
WA U.S. House-5 Cathy McMorris Rodgers R 0%
WA U.S. House-8 Dave Reichert R 20%
WA U.S. House-9 Adam Smith D 60%
WA Governor Jay Inslee D 60%
WI U.S. Senate-Jr Tammy Baldwin D 90%
WI U.S. House-1 Paul Ryan R 0%
WI U.S. House-3 Ron Kind D 50%
WI U.S. House-4 Gwen Moore D 90%
WI U.S. House-5 Jim Sensenbrenner, Jr. R 10%
WV U.S. Senate-Jr Shelley Capito R 10%
WY U.S. Senate-Sr Mike Enzi R 63%
WY U.S. Senate-Jr John Barrasso R 25%
Gary Ackerman 10%
John Adler 10%
Daniel Akaka, Sr. 63%
Todd Akin 20%
Rodney Alexander 10%
Jason Altmire 20%
Rob Andrews 0%
Michael Arcuri 10%
Steve Austria 10%
Joe Baca, Sr. 10%
Michele Bachmann 0%
Spencer Bachus 10%
Kay Bailey Hutchison 38%
Brian Baird 80%
J. Gresham Barrett 20%
John Barrow 10%
Roscoe Bartlett 10%
Max Baucus 25%
Evan Bayh 13%
Melissa Bean 10%
Mark Begich 38%
Bob Bennett 25%
Shelley Berkley 0%
Howard Berman 10%
Marion Berry 50%
Judy Biggert 10%
Brian Bilbray 10%
Jeff Bingaman 88%
Tim Bishop 30%
John Boehner 10%
Kit Bond 13%
Jo Bonner, Jr. 0%
Mary Bono Mack 10%
Dan Boren 10%
Leonard Boswell 10%
Rick Boucher 50%
Charles Boustany, Jr. 40%
Barbara Boxer 25%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 10%
Bruce Braley 60%
Bobby Bright 10%
Paul Broun 10%
Corrine Brown 10%
Henry Brown, Jr. 40%
Scott Brown 33%
Ginny Brown-Waite 0%
Jim Bunning 38%
Roland Burris 14%
Dan Burton 0%
Steve Buyer 20%
Robert Byrd 75%
Dave Camp 20%
John Campbell III 20%
Eric Cantor 10%
Joseph Cao 10%
Lois Capps 80%
Dennis Cardoza 10%
Russ Carnahan 20%
Christopher Carney 10%
Mike Castle 10%
Jason Chaffetz 10%
Saxby Chambliss 0%
Ben Chandler III 10%
Travis Childers 20%
Donna Christensen 50%
Howard Coble 0%
Thomas Coburn 13%
Kent Conrad 25%
John Conyers, Jr. 80%
Jerry Costello 40%
Ander Crenshaw 10%
Mark Critz 0%
Kathy Dahlkemper 70%
Artur Davis 10%
Geoff Davis 40%
Lincoln Davis 10%
Bill Delahunt 90%
James DeMint 13%
Lincoln Diaz-Balart 10%
Norm Dicks 40%
John Dingell 90%
Charles Djou 0%
Chris Dodd 63%
Byron Dorgan 63%
David Dreier 20%
Steve Driehaus 10%
Donna Edwards 100%
Chet Edwards 10%
Vern Ehlers 30%
Brad Ellsworth 10%
Jo Ann Emerson 10%
Philip English 50%
John Ensign 25%
Bob Etheridge 30%
Eni Faleomavaega 50%
Sam Farr 90%
Chaka Fattah, Sr. 50%
Russ Feingold 50%
Bob Filner 70%
John Fleming, Jr. 10%
Randy Forbes 10%
Barney Frank 40%
Trent Franks 10%
Elton Gallegly 0%
Scott Garrett 0%
Jim Gerlach 0%
Gabrielle Giffords 10%
Phil Gingrey 10%
Charlie Gonzalez 40%
Bart Gordon 20%
Alan Grayson 20%
Judd Gregg 63%
Parker Griffith, Jr. 10%
Kay Hagan 38%
John Hall 10%
Ralph Hall 30%
Debbie Halvorson 20%
Phil Hare 20%
Tom Harkin 100%
Jane Harman 20%
Doc Hastings 10%
Wally Herger, Jr. 10%
Stephanie Herseth Sandlin 10%
Baron Hill 10%
Maurice Hinchey 100%
Rubén Hinojosa, Sr. 40%
Paul Hodes 10%
Pete Hoekstra 0%
Tim Holden 0%
Rush Holt, Jr. 30%
Mike Honda 70%
Bob Inglis, Sr. 40%
Daniel Inouye 25%
Steve Israel 10%
Jesse Jackson, Jr. 30%
Mike Johanns 25%
Timothy Johnson 25%
Tim Johnson 20%
Steve Kagen 20%
Paul Kanjorski 50%
Ted Kaufman 63%
Patrick Kennedy 40%
John Kerry 75%
Dale Kildee 30%
Carolyn Kilpatrick 100%
Mary Jo Kilroy 40%
Jack Kingston 10%
Mark Kirk 0%
Ann Kirkpatrick 10%
Larry Kissell 10%
Ron Klein 0%
John Kline 10%
Herb Kohl 25%
Suzanne Kosmas 10%
Frank Kratovil, Jr. 10%
Dennis Kucinich 100%
Jon Kyl 13%
Mary Landrieu 25%
Tom Latham 20%
Steve LaTourette 10%
Frank Lautenberg 25%
Chris Lee 10%
George LeMieux 0%
Carl Levin 25%
Jerry Lewis 20%
Joe Lieberman 25%
Blanche Lincoln 13%
John Linder 10%
Dick Lugar 75%
Cynthia Lummis 20%
Dan Lungren 10%
Connie Mack IV 10%
Dan Maffei 40%
Don Manzullo 10%
Betsy Markey 50%
Jim Marshall 20%
Jim Matheson 10%
Carolyn McCarthy 10%
Thaddeus McCotter 10%
Jim McDermott 100%
Mike McIntyre 30%
Buck McKeon 10%
Michael McMahon 0%
Kendrick Meek, Sr. 10%
Charlie Melancon, Sr. 30%
John Mica 10%
Mike Michaud 40%
Barbara Mikulski 50%
Candice Miller 0%
Gary Miller 10%
George Miller 100%
Jeff Miller 10%
Brad Miller 10%
Walt Minnick 10%
Harry Mitchell 10%
Alan Mollohan 50%
Dennis Moore 20%
Jim Moran, Jr. 100%
Patrick Murphy 10%
Scott Murphy 33%
Tim Murphy 10%
Sue Myrick 10%
Ben Nelson 38%
Randy Neugebauer 10%
Glenn Nye III 30%
Jim Oberstar 70%
Dave Obey 70%
John Olver 100%
Solomon Ortiz, Sr. 50%
Bill Owens 43%
Ed Pastor 60%
Ron Paul 80%
Donald Payne 80%
Tom Perriello 70%
Tom Petri 50%
Pedro Pierluisi 30%
Joe Pitts 10%
Todd Platts 30%
Earl Pomeroy 60%
Tom Price 0%
Mark Pryor 50%
Adam Putnam 10%
George Radanovich 10%
Nick Rahall II 90%
Charlie Rangel 50%
Denny Rehberg 10%
Harry Reid 75%
Silvestre Reyes 20%
Laura Richardson 20%
Jay Rockefeller IV 75%
Ciro Rodriguez 10%
Mike Rogers 10%
Mike Ross 10%
Steve Rothman 20%
John Salazar 10%
William Sali 50%
Loretta Sanchez 50%
Mark Schauer 20%
Jean Schmidt 10%
Aaron Schock 10%
Allyson Schwartz 10%
Joe Sestak, Jr. 60%
John Shadegg 10%
Heath Shuler 10%
Ike Skelton 10%
Olympia Snowe 38%
Vic Snyder 70%
Zack Space 10%
Arlen Specter 63%
John Spratt, Jr. 10%
Pete Stark 100%
Cliff Stearns 10%
Bart Stupak 40%
John Sullivan 10%
Betty Sutton 10%
John Tanner 40%
Gene Taylor 50%
Harry Teague 20%
Lee Terry 10%
Todd Tiahrt 10%
John Tierney 90%
Ed Towns 30%
Mark Udall 38%
David Vitter 38%
George Voinovich 38%
Zach Wamp 10%
John Warner 50%
Diane Watson 80%
Mel Watt 60%
Henry Waxman 20%
Jim Webb, Jr. 75%
Anthony Weiner 0%
Lynn Westmoreland 10%
Ed Whitfield 60%
Charlie Wilson, Jr. 20%
Frank Wolf 0%
Lynn Woolsey 100%
David Wu 40%
Bill Young 10%

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