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Richard Burr's Ratings and Endorsements on Issue: Foreign Affairs

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100%
2009-2010
100%
2009-2010
100%
2007-2008
100%
2007-2008
83%
2005-2006
83%
2005-2006
75%
2003-2004
75%
2003-2004
71%
2001-2002
-3
2001-2002
0%
2012
14%
2011
20%
2009-2010
20%
2009-2010
0%
2007-2008
40%
2007
20%
2005-2006
20%
2005-2006
0%
2004
0%
2003
0%
2001-2002
0%
2009-2012
0%
2009-2010
0%
2007-2008
4%
2007
8%
2005-2006
13%
2005
27%
2003-2004
0%
2001-2002
14%
1999-2000
100%
2006-2012
100%
2006-2012
50%
2005-2006
8%
2005-2006
33%
2004
0%
2003
0%
2013
0%
2013
0%
2012
0%
2012
0%
2011
0%
2011
7%
2010
7%
2010
0%
2009
0%
2009
20%
2008
20%
2008
9%
2007
9%
2007
33%
2006
33%
2006
11%
2005
11%
2005
0%
2004
0%
2004
11%
2003
11%
2003
0%
2002
0%
2002
0%
2001
0%
2001
0%
2000
0%
2000
18%
1999
18%
1999
0%
1998
0%
1998
17%
1997
17%
1997
0%
1996
0%
1996
8%
1995
8%
1995
25%
2009
25%
2009
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