Rating Group: National Journal

2008 Liberal on Economic Policy Score

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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 39%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young Republican 39%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 21%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers Republican 40%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 26%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman Republican 26%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva Democratic 85%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 91%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 62%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui Democratic 81%
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney Democratic 55%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 85%
CA U.S. House - 14 Jackie Speier Democratic 85%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa Democratic 51%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 71%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 85%
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy Republican 15%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 71%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 77%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 85%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 85%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 81%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 22%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 85%
CA U.S. House - 50 Darrell Issa Republican 10%
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis 85%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 61%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn Republican 3%
CO U.S. House - 7 Ed Perlmutter Democratic 54%
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy Democratic 64%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic 85%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney Democratic 71%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 81%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 51%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis Republican 31%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor Democratic 85%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan Republican 40%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic 85%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 43%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 78%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. Democratic 85%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott Democratic 85%
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono Democratic 85%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 34%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo Republican 19%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson Republican 31%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 77%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis Democratic 85%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 85%
IL U.S. House - 11 Bill Foster Democratic 52%
IN U.S. House - 7 André Carson Democratic 85%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Jerry Moran Republican 25%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. Republican 14%
KY U.S. House - 3 John Yarmuth Democratic 69%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers Republican 23%
LA U.S. House - 1 Steve Scalise Republican 0%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey Democratic 81%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal Democratic 85%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 85%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch Democratic 76%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin Democratic 77%
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. Democratic 78%
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger Democratic 78%
MD U.S. House - 3 John Sarbanes Democratic 81%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 81%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins Republican 46%
ME Councilor - Ward 3 Mike Michaud 62%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow Democratic 91%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton Republican 41%
MI U.S. House - 7 Tim Walberg Republican 22%
MN U.S. Senate - Sr Amy Klobuchar Democratic 61%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum Democratic 85%
MN Governor Tim Walz Democratic/Farmer/Labor 54%
MN Attorney General Keith Ellison Democratic/Farmer/Labor 85%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt Republican 3%
MO U.S. House - 5 Emanuel Cleaver II Democratic 85%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves Republican 34%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker Republican 26%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson Democratic 85%
MT U.S. Senate - Sr Jon Tester Democratic 58%
NA President Joe Biden, Jr. Democratic 91%
NA U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra 85%
NC U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Burr Republican 6%
NC U.S. House - 1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. Democratic 76%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price Democratic 81%
NC U.S. House - 5 Virginia Foxx Republican 3%
NC U.S. House - 10 Patrick McHenry Republican 12%
NE U.S. House - 1 Jeff Fortenberry Republican 35%
NE U.S. House - 3 Adrian Smith Republican 6%
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez Democratic 89%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith Republican 50%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. Democratic 69%
NJ U.S. House - 8 Albio Sires Democratic 77%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. Democratic 78%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer Democratic 77%
NY U.S. Senate - Jr Kirsten Gillibrand Democratic 55%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks Democratic 85%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez Democratic 85%
NY U.S. House - 9 Yvette Clarke Democratic 76%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler Democratic 85%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski R 39%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young R 39%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 21%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers R 40%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 26%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman R 26%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva D 85%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 91%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson D 62%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui D 81%
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney D 55%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee D 85%
CA U.S. House - 14 Jackie Speier D 85%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa D 51%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 71%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 85%
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy R 15%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff D 71%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman D 77%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano D 85%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez D 85%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 81%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 22%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 85%
CA U.S. House - 50 Darrell Issa R 10%
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis 85%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 61%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn R 3%
CO U.S. House - 7 Ed Perlmutter D 54%
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy D 64%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D 85%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney D 71%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 81%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 51%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis R 31%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor D 85%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan R 40%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz D 85%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart R 43%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 78%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. D 85%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott D 85%
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono D 85%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 34%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo R 19%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson R 31%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin D 77%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis D 85%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky D 85%
IL U.S. House - 11 Bill Foster D 52%
IN U.S. House - 7 André Carson D 85%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Jerry Moran R 25%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. R 14%
KY U.S. House - 3 John Yarmuth D 69%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers R 23%
LA U.S. House - 1 Steve Scalise R 0%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey D 81%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal D 85%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern D 85%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch D 76%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin D 77%
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. D 78%
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger D 78%
MD U.S. House - 3 John Sarbanes D 81%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer D 81%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins R 46%
ME Councilor - Ward 3 Mike Michaud 62%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow D 91%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton R 41%
MI U.S. House - 7 Tim Walberg R 22%
MN U.S. Senate - Sr Amy Klobuchar D 61%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum D 85%
MN Governor Tim Walz DFL 54%
MN Attorney General Keith Ellison DFL 85%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt R 3%
MO U.S. House - 5 Emanuel Cleaver II D 85%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves R 34%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker R 26%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson D 85%
MT U.S. Senate - Sr Jon Tester D 58%
NA President Joe Biden, Jr. D 91%
NA U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra 85%
NC U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Burr R 6%
NC U.S. House - 1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. D 76%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price D 81%
NC U.S. House - 5 Virginia Foxx R 3%
NC U.S. House - 10 Patrick McHenry R 12%
NE U.S. House - 1 Jeff Fortenberry R 35%
NE U.S. House - 3 Adrian Smith R 6%
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez D 89%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith R 50%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 69%
NJ U.S. House - 8 Albio Sires D 77%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 78%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer D 77%
NY U.S. Senate - Jr Kirsten Gillibrand D 55%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks D 85%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez D 85%
NY U.S. House - 9 Yvette Clarke D 76%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler D 85%
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