Rating Group: National Foreign Trade Council

2000 Positions

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State Office Name Party Rating
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 83%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 17%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 83%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 33%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 83%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 33%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 33%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 83%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 33%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 83%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic 50%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 33%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 50%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 83%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 83%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo Republican 100%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson Republican 83%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 100%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 33%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis Democratic 33%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 33%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Jerry Moran Republican 100%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. Republican 50%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers Republican 17%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey Democratic 33%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal Democratic 50%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 33%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 83%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins Republican 33%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton Republican 83%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt Republican 50%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson Democratic 33%
NA U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra 100%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price Democratic 100%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith Republican 0%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. Democratic 17%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. Democratic 17%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer Democratic 83%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks Democratic 83%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez Democratic 33%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler Democratic 33%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney Democratic 83%
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot Republican 33%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcy Kaptur Democratic 17%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe Republican 17%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas Republican 50%
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden Democratic 83%
OR U.S. House - 3 Earl Blumenauer Democratic 100%
OR U.S. House - 4 Peter DeFazio Democratic 17%
PA U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Casey, Jr. Democratic 100%
PA U.S. House - 18 Mike Doyle, Jr. Democratic 33%
RI U.S. Senate - Sr Jack Reed Democratic 50%
SC U.S. House - 6 Jim Clyburn Democratic 33%
TX U.S. House - 8 Kevin Brady Republican 50%
TX U.S. House - 12 Kay Granger Republican 50%
TX U.S. House - 17 Pete Sessions Republican 83%
TX U.S. House - 18 Sheila Jackson Lee Democratic 50%
TX U.S. House - 30 Eddie Johnson Democratic 83%
TX U.S. House - 35 Lloyd Doggett II Democratic 83%
VA U.S. House - 3 Bobby Scott Democratic 50%
VT U.S. Senate - Sr Patrick Leahy Democratic 50%
WA U.S. Senate - Sr Patty Murray Democratic 100%
WA Governor Jay Inslee Democratic 83%
WI U.S. Senate - Jr Tammy Baldwin Democratic 17%
WI U.S. House - 3 Ron Kind Democratic 83%
Neil Abercrombie 17%
Gary Ackerman 50%
Wayne Allard 100%
Thomas Allen 83%
Rob Andrews 17%
Spencer Bachus 50%
Brian Baird 100%
Roscoe Bartlett 0%
Max Baucus 100%
Evan Bayh 100%
Bob Bennett 83%
Shelley Berkley 33%
Marion Berry 83%
Judy Biggert 100%
Michael Bilirakis 17%
Jeff Bingaman 83%
John Boehner 50%
Kit Bond 100%
Mary Bono Mack 83%
Leonard Boswell 50%
Rick Boucher 50%
Barbara Boxer 50%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 83%
Bob Brady 33%
Corrine Brown 33%
Jim Bunning 0%
Steve Buyer 17%
Robert Byrd 0%
Dave Camp 83%
Chris Cannon 50%
Lois Capps 83%
Mike Capuano 33%
State Office Name Party Rating
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 83%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 17%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 100%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson D 83%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee D 33%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 100%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 83%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman D 33%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano D 50%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 33%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 83%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 33%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 83%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D 50%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 33%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 50%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 83%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 83%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo R 100%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson R 83%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin D 100%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush D 33%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis D 33%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky D 33%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Jerry Moran R 100%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. R 50%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers R 17%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey D 33%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal D 50%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern D 33%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer D 83%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins R 33%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton R 83%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt R 50%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson D 33%
NA U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra 100%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price D 100%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith R 0%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 17%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 17%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer D 83%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks D 83%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez D 33%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler D 33%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney D 83%
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot R 33%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcy Kaptur D 17%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe R 17%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas R 50%
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden D 83%
OR U.S. House - 3 Earl Blumenauer D 100%
OR U.S. House - 4 Peter DeFazio D 17%
PA U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Casey, Jr. D 100%
PA U.S. House - 18 Mike Doyle, Jr. D 33%
RI U.S. Senate - Sr Jack Reed D 50%
SC U.S. House - 6 Jim Clyburn D 33%
TX U.S. House - 8 Kevin Brady R 50%
TX U.S. House - 12 Kay Granger R 50%
TX U.S. House - 17 Pete Sessions R 83%
TX U.S. House - 18 Sheila Jackson Lee D 50%
TX U.S. House - 30 Eddie Johnson D 83%
TX U.S. House - 35 Lloyd Doggett II D 83%
VA U.S. House - 3 Bobby Scott D 50%
VT U.S. Senate - Sr Patrick Leahy D 50%
WA U.S. Senate - Sr Patty Murray D 100%
WA Governor Jay Inslee D 83%
WI U.S. Senate - Jr Tammy Baldwin D 17%
WI U.S. House - 3 Ron Kind D 83%
Neil Abercrombie 17%
Gary Ackerman 50%
Wayne Allard 100%
Thomas Allen 83%
Rob Andrews 17%
Spencer Bachus 50%
Brian Baird 100%
Roscoe Bartlett 0%
Max Baucus 100%
Evan Bayh 100%
Bob Bennett 83%
Shelley Berkley 33%
Marion Berry 83%
Judy Biggert 100%
Michael Bilirakis 17%
Jeff Bingaman 83%
John Boehner 50%
Kit Bond 100%
Mary Bono Mack 83%
Leonard Boswell 50%
Rick Boucher 50%
Barbara Boxer 50%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 83%
Bob Brady 33%
Corrine Brown 33%
Jim Bunning 0%
Steve Buyer 17%
Robert Byrd 0%
Dave Camp 83%
Chris Cannon 50%
Lois Capps 83%
Mike Capuano 33%
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