Rating Group: Council for Citizens Against Government Waste

2005-2006 Positions

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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 67%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers Republican 70%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 74%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman Republican 74%
AZ U.S. House - 7 Raul Grijalva Democratic 9%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 35%
CA U.S. House - 4 Mike Thompson Democratic 12%
CA U.S. House - 7 Doris Matsui Democratic 10%
CA U.S. House - 11 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 6%
CA U.S. House - 12 Barbara Lee Democratic 9%
CA U.S. House - 16 Anna Eshoo Democratic 9%
CA U.S. House - 18 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 9%
CA U.S. House - 21 Jim Costa Democratic 24%
CA U.S. House - 30 Adam Schiff Democratic 6%
CA U.S. House - 31 Grace Napolitano Democratic 9%
CA U.S. House - 32 Brad Sherman Democratic 9%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 9%
CA U.S. House - 41 Ken Calvert Republican 68%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 12%
CA U.S. House - 48 Darrell Issa Republican 73%
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis 9%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 9%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic 9%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 6%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 29%
FL U.S. House - 25 Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic 6%
FL U.S. House - 26 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 83%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 28%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott Democratic 26%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 71%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo Republican 63%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson Republican 68%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 4%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis Democratic 15%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 6%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Jerry Moran Republican 76%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. Republican 67%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers Republican 74%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey Democratic 12%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal Democratic 6%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 9%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch Democratic 9%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin Democratic 9%
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. Democratic 12%
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger Democratic 21%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 9%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins Republican 46%
ME Councilor - Ward 3 Mike Michaud 15%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow Democratic 21%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum Democratic 6%
MO U.S. House - 5 Emanuel Cleaver II Democratic 6%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves Republican 72%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker Republican 68%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson Democratic 12%
NA President Joe Biden, Jr. Democratic 17%
NA U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra 9%
NC U.S. House - 5 Virginia Foxx Republican 85%
NC U.S. House - 10 Patrick McHenry Republican 85%
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez Democratic 9%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith Republican 44%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. Democratic 9%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. Democratic 6%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer Democratic 26%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks Democratic 18%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez Democratic 12%
NY U.S. House - 12 Jerry Nadler Democratic 6%
NY U.S. House - 26 Brian Higgins Democratic 15%
OH U.S. Senate - Sr Sherrod Brown Democratic 9%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcy Kaptur Democratic 9%
OH U.S. House - 10 Mike Turner Republican 59%
OH State House - 62 Jean Schmidt Republican 80%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas Republican 67%
OK U.S. House - 4 Tom Cole Republican 76%
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden Democratic 25%
OR U.S. House - 3 Earl Blumenauer Democratic 6%
RI U.S. Senate - Sr Jack Reed Democratic 8%
SC U.S. Senate - Sr Lindsey Graham Republican 87%
SC U.S. House - 2 Joe Wilson, Sr. Republican 88%
SC U.S. House - 6 Jim Clyburn Democratic 13%
SD U.S. Senate - Sr John Thune Republican 58%
TN U.S. Senate - Sr Marsha Blackburn Republican 88%
TX U.S. Senate - Sr John Cornyn Republican 83%
TX U.S. House - 9 Al Green Democratic 9%
TX U.S. House - 10 Michael McCaul Republican 76%
TX U.S. House - 12 Kay Granger Republican 68%
TX U.S. House - 17 Pete Sessions Republican 87%
TX U.S. House - 18 Sheila Jackson Lee Democratic 17%
TX U.S. House - 26 Michael Burgess Republican 79%
TX U.S. House - 28 Henry Cuellar Democratic 39%
TX U.S. House - 31 John Carter Republican 76%
TX U.S. House - 37 Lloyd Doggett II Democratic 15%
VA U.S. House - 3 Bobby Scott Democratic 3%
VT U.S. Senate - Sr Bernie Sanders Independent 9%
WA U.S. Senate - Sr Patty Murray Democratic 8%
WA U.S. Senate - Jr Maria Cantwell Democratic 38%
WA U.S. House - 2 Rick Larsen Democratic 15%
WA U.S. House - 5 Cathy Rodgers Republican 73%
WA U.S. House - 9 Adam Smith Democratic 21%
WA Governor Jay Inslee Democratic 9%
WI U.S. Senate - Jr Tammy Baldwin Democratic 9%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski R 67%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers R 70%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 74%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman R 74%
AZ U.S. House - 7 Raul Grijalva D 9%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 35%
CA U.S. House - 4 Mike Thompson D 12%
CA U.S. House - 7 Doris Matsui D 10%
CA U.S. House - 11 Nancy Pelosi D 6%
CA U.S. House - 12 Barbara Lee D 9%
CA U.S. House - 16 Anna Eshoo D 9%
CA U.S. House - 18 Zoe Lofgren D 9%
CA U.S. House - 21 Jim Costa D 24%
CA U.S. House - 30 Adam Schiff D 6%
CA U.S. House - 31 Grace Napolitano D 9%
CA U.S. House - 32 Brad Sherman D 9%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez D 9%
CA U.S. House - 41 Ken Calvert R 68%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 12%
CA U.S. House - 48 Darrell Issa R 73%
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis 9%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 9%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D 9%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 6%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 29%
FL U.S. House - 25 Debbie Wasserman Schultz D 6%
FL U.S. House - 26 Mario Diaz-Balart R 83%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 28%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott D 26%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 71%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo R 63%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson R 68%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin D 4%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis D 15%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky D 6%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Jerry Moran R 76%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. R 67%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers R 74%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey D 12%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal D 6%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern D 9%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch D 9%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin D 9%
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. D 12%
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger D 21%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer D 9%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins R 46%
ME Councilor - Ward 3 Mike Michaud 15%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow D 21%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum D 6%
MO U.S. House - 5 Emanuel Cleaver II D 6%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves R 72%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker R 68%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson D 12%
NA President Joe Biden, Jr. D 17%
NA U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra 9%
NC U.S. House - 5 Virginia Foxx R 85%
NC U.S. House - 10 Patrick McHenry R 85%
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez D 9%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith R 44%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 9%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 6%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer D 26%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks D 18%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez D 12%
NY U.S. House - 12 Jerry Nadler D 6%
NY U.S. House - 26 Brian Higgins D 15%
OH U.S. Senate - Sr Sherrod Brown D 9%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcy Kaptur D 9%
OH U.S. House - 10 Mike Turner R 59%
OH State House - 62 Jean Schmidt R 80%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas R 67%
OK U.S. House - 4 Tom Cole R 76%
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden D 25%
OR U.S. House - 3 Earl Blumenauer D 6%
RI U.S. Senate - Sr Jack Reed D 8%
SC U.S. Senate - Sr Lindsey Graham R 87%
SC U.S. House - 2 Joe Wilson, Sr. R 88%
SC U.S. House - 6 Jim Clyburn D 13%
SD U.S. Senate - Sr John Thune R 58%
TN U.S. Senate - Sr Marsha Blackburn R 88%
TX U.S. Senate - Sr John Cornyn R 83%
TX U.S. House - 9 Al Green D 9%
TX U.S. House - 10 Michael McCaul R 76%
TX U.S. House - 12 Kay Granger R 68%
TX U.S. House - 17 Pete Sessions R 87%
TX U.S. House - 18 Sheila Jackson Lee D 17%
TX U.S. House - 26 Michael Burgess R 79%
TX U.S. House - 28 Henry Cuellar D 39%
TX U.S. House - 31 John Carter R 76%
TX U.S. House - 37 Lloyd Doggett II D 15%
VA U.S. House - 3 Bobby Scott D 3%
VT U.S. Senate - Sr Bernie Sanders I 9%
WA U.S. Senate - Sr Patty Murray D 8%
WA U.S. Senate - Jr Maria Cantwell D 38%
WA U.S. House - 2 Rick Larsen D 15%
WA U.S. House - 5 Cathy Rodgers R 73%
WA U.S. House - 9 Adam Smith D 21%
WA Governor Jay Inslee D 9%
WI U.S. Senate - Jr Tammy Baldwin D 9%
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