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2009-2010 Positions on Veterans Advocacy

Issues: Veterans

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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 40%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young Republican 40%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 20%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers Republican 20%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 20%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman Republican 40%
AZ U.S. House - 2 Ann Kirkpatrick Democratic 100%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva Democratic 40%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 40%
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock Republican 20%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 60%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui Democratic 60%
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney Democratic 80%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 20%
CA U.S. House - 14 Jackie Speier Democratic 20%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa Democratic 40%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 80%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 40%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes Republican 20%
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy Republican 20%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 80%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 40%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 60%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 40%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 40%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 40%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 20%
CA U.S. House - 50 Darrell Issa Republican 20%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet Democratic 60%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 60%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn Republican 40%
CO U.S. House - 7 Ed Perlmutter Democratic 60%
CO Governor Jared Polis Democratic 40%
CO Mayor - At-Large Michael Coffman Republican 40%
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy Democratic 60%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic 60%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney Democratic 80%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 60%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes Democratic 80%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 40%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey Republican 20%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis Republican 20%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor Democratic 80%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan Republican 40%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic 60%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 40%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 60%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. Democratic 80%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott Democratic 60%
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono Democratic 40%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 40%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo Republican 20%
ID U.S. Senate - Jr James Risch Republican 20%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson Republican 20%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 60%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 80%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis Democratic 40%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 60%
IL U.S. House - 11 Bill Foster Democratic 60%
IN U.S. House - 7 André Carson Democratic 40%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Jerry Moran Republican 20%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. Republican 20%
KY U.S. House - 2 Brett Guthrie Republican 40%
KY U.S. House - 3 John Yarmuth Democratic 60%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers Republican 40%
LA U.S. Senate - Sr Bill Cassidy Republican 20%
LA U.S. House - 1 Steve Scalise Republican 20%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey Democratic 40%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal Democratic 40%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 80%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch Democratic 60%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin Democratic 40%
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. Democratic 60%
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger Democratic 40%
MD U.S. House - 3 John Sarbanes Democratic 60%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 60%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins Republican 60%
ME U.S. House - 1 Chellie Pingree Democratic 40%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow Democratic 80%
MI U.S. Senate - Jr Gary Peters Democratic 100%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton Republican 60%
MN U.S. Senate - Sr Amy Klobuchar Democratic 60%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum Democratic 80%
MN Governor Tim Walz Democratic/Farmer/Labor 100%
MN Attorney General Keith Ellison Democratic/Farmer/Labor 60%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt Republican 0%
MO U.S. House - 3 Blaine Luetkemeyer Republican 40%
MO U.S. House - 5 Emanuel Cleaver II Democratic 60%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves Republican 20%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker Republican 20%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson Democratic 40%
MT U.S. Senate - Sr Jon Tester Democratic 60%
NA U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra 40%
NA U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Marcia Fudge 40%
NC U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Burr Republican 40%
NC U.S. House - 1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. Democratic 60%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price Democratic 80%
NC U.S. House - 5 Virginia Foxx Republican 40%
NC U.S. House - 10 Patrick McHenry Republican 0%
NE U.S. House - 1 Jeff Fortenberry Republican 20%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski R 40%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young R 40%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 20%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers R 20%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 20%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman R 40%
AZ U.S. House - 2 Ann Kirkpatrick D 100%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva D 40%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 40%
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock R 20%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson D 60%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui D 60%
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney D 80%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee D 20%
CA U.S. House - 14 Jackie Speier D 20%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa D 40%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 80%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 40%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes R 20%
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy R 20%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff D 80%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman D 40%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano D 60%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez D 40%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 40%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 40%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 20%
CA U.S. House - 50 Darrell Issa R 20%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet D 60%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 60%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn R 40%
CO U.S. House - 7 Ed Perlmutter D 60%
CO Governor Jared Polis D 40%
CO Mayor - At-Large Michael Coffman R 40%
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy D 60%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D 60%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney D 80%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 60%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes D 80%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 40%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey R 20%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis R 20%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor D 80%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan R 40%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz D 60%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart R 40%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 60%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. D 80%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott D 60%
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono D 40%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 40%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo R 20%
ID U.S. Senate - Jr James Risch R 20%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson R 20%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin D 60%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush D 80%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis D 40%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky D 60%
IL U.S. House - 11 Bill Foster D 60%
IN U.S. House - 7 André Carson D 40%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Jerry Moran R 20%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. R 20%
KY U.S. House - 2 Brett Guthrie R 40%
KY U.S. House - 3 John Yarmuth D 60%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers R 40%
LA U.S. Senate - Sr Bill Cassidy R 20%
LA U.S. House - 1 Steve Scalise R 20%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey D 40%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal D 40%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern D 80%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch D 60%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin D 40%
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. D 60%
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger D 40%
MD U.S. House - 3 John Sarbanes D 60%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer D 60%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins R 60%
ME U.S. House - 1 Chellie Pingree D 40%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow D 80%
MI U.S. Senate - Jr Gary Peters D 100%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton R 60%
MN U.S. Senate - Sr Amy Klobuchar D 60%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum D 80%
MN Governor Tim Walz DFL 100%
MN Attorney General Keith Ellison DFL 60%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt R 0%
MO U.S. House - 3 Blaine Luetkemeyer R 40%
MO U.S. House - 5 Emanuel Cleaver II D 60%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves R 20%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker R 20%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson D 40%
MT U.S. Senate - Sr Jon Tester D 60%
NA U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra 40%
NA U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Marcia Fudge 40%
NC U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Burr R 40%
NC U.S. House - 1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. D 60%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price D 80%
NC U.S. House - 5 Virginia Foxx R 40%
NC U.S. House - 10 Patrick McHenry R 0%
NE U.S. House - 1 Jeff Fortenberry R 20%
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