Rating Group: National Journal

2009 Liberal on Foreign Policy Score

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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 32%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young Republican 0%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 0%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers Republican 33%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 0%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman Republican 0%
AZ U.S. House - 2 Ann Kirkpatrick Democratic 40%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva Democratic 78%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 55%
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock Republican 0%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 91%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui Democratic 91%
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney Democratic 48%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 62%
CA U.S. House - 14 Jackie Speier Democratic 78%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa Democratic 53%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 91%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 76%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes Republican 0%
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy Republican 0%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 78%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 53%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 86%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 91%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 78%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 0%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 59%
CA U.S. House - 50 Darrell Issa Republican 0%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet Democratic 55%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 87%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn Republican 0%
CO U.S. House - 7 Ed Perlmutter Democratic 62%
CO Governor Jared Polis Democratic 78%
CO Mayor - At-Large Michael Coffman Republican 0%
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy Democratic 59%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic 84%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney Democratic 70%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 84%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes Democratic 77%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 55%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey Republican 0%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis Republican 0%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor Democratic 91%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan Republican 0%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic 87%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 0%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 58%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. Democratic 77%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott Democratic 57%
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono Democratic 87%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 29%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo Republican 0%
ID U.S. Senate - Jr James Risch Republican 0%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson Republican 33%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 55%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 66%
IL U.S. House - 5 Mike Quigley Democratic 91%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis Democratic 86%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 91%
IL U.S. House - 11 Bill Foster Democratic 50%
IN U.S. House - 7 André Carson Democratic 87%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Jerry Moran Republican 0%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. Republican 0%
KY U.S. House - 2 Brett Guthrie Republican 0%
KY U.S. House - 3 John Yarmuth Democratic 78%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers Republican 0%
LA U.S. Senate - Sr Bill Cassidy Republican 26%
LA U.S. House - 1 Steve Scalise Republican 0%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey Democratic 91%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal Democratic 91%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 78%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch Democratic 62%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin Democratic 55%
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. Democratic 78%
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger Democratic 69%
MD U.S. House - 3 John Sarbanes Democratic 91%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 78%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins Republican 35%
ME U.S. House - 1 Chellie Pingree Democratic 78%
ME Councilor - Ward 3 Mike Michaud 53%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow Democratic 55%
MI U.S. Senate - Jr Gary Peters Democratic 50%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton Republican 38%
MN U.S. Senate - Sr Amy Klobuchar Democratic 49%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum Democratic 91%
MN Governor Tim Walz Democratic/Farmer/Labor 70%
MN Attorney General Keith Ellison Democratic/Farmer/Labor 69%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt Republican 32%
MO U.S. House - 3 Blaine Luetkemeyer Republican 0%
MO U.S. House - 5 Emanuel Cleaver II Democratic 70%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves Republican 0%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker Republican 28%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson Democratic 62%
MT U.S. Senate - Sr Jon Tester Democratic 55%
NA U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra 83%
NA U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Marcia Fudge 84%
NC U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Burr Republican 21%
NC U.S. House - 1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. Democratic 70%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price Democratic 91%
NC U.S. House - 5 Virginia Foxx Republican 0%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski R 32%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young R 0%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 0%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers R 33%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 0%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman R 0%
AZ U.S. House - 2 Ann Kirkpatrick D 40%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva D 78%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 55%
CA U.S. House - 4 Tom McClintock R 0%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson D 91%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui D 91%
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney D 48%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee D 62%
CA U.S. House - 14 Jackie Speier D 78%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa D 53%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 91%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 76%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes R 0%
CA U.S. House - 23 Kevin McCarthy R 0%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff D 78%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman D 53%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano D 86%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez D 91%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 78%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 0%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 59%
CA U.S. House - 50 Darrell Issa R 0%
CO U.S. Senate - Sr Michael Bennet D 55%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 87%
CO U.S. House - 5 Doug Lamborn R 0%
CO U.S. House - 7 Ed Perlmutter D 62%
CO Governor Jared Polis D 78%
CO Mayor - At-Large Michael Coffman R 0%
CT U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Murphy D 59%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D 84%
CT U.S. House - 2 Joe Courtney D 70%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 84%
CT U.S. House - 4 Jim Himes D 77%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 55%
FL U.S. House - 8 Bill Posey R 0%
FL U.S. House - 12 Gus Bilirakis R 0%
FL U.S. House - 14 Kathy Castor D 91%
FL U.S. House - 16 Vern Buchanan R 0%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz D 87%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart R 0%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 58%
GA U.S. House - 4 Hank Johnson, Jr. D 77%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott D 57%
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono D 87%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 29%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo R 0%
ID U.S. Senate - Jr James Risch R 0%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson R 33%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin D 55%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush D 66%
IL U.S. House - 5 Mike Quigley D 91%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis D 86%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky D 91%
IL U.S. House - 11 Bill Foster D 50%
IN U.S. House - 7 André Carson D 87%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Jerry Moran R 0%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. R 0%
KY U.S. House - 2 Brett Guthrie R 0%
KY U.S. House - 3 John Yarmuth D 78%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers R 0%
LA U.S. Senate - Sr Bill Cassidy R 26%
LA U.S. House - 1 Steve Scalise R 0%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey D 91%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal D 91%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern D 78%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch D 62%
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin D 55%
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. D 78%
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger D 69%
MD U.S. House - 3 John Sarbanes D 91%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer D 78%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins R 35%
ME U.S. House - 1 Chellie Pingree D 78%
ME Councilor - Ward 3 Mike Michaud 53%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow D 55%
MI U.S. Senate - Jr Gary Peters D 50%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton R 38%
MN U.S. Senate - Sr Amy Klobuchar D 49%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum D 91%
MN Governor Tim Walz DFL 70%
MN Attorney General Keith Ellison DFL 69%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt R 32%
MO U.S. House - 3 Blaine Luetkemeyer R 0%
MO U.S. House - 5 Emanuel Cleaver II D 70%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves R 0%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker R 28%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson D 62%
MT U.S. Senate - Sr Jon Tester D 55%
NA U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra 83%
NA U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Marcia Fudge 84%
NC U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Burr R 21%
NC U.S. House - 1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. D 70%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price D 91%
NC U.S. House - 5 Virginia Foxx R 0%
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