Rating Group: Citizens for Global Solutions

2007 Global Issues Score

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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican D-
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young Republican D
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican D-
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers Republican D-
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican D
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman Republican C-
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva Democratic A
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic A
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson Democratic A
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui Democratic A-
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney Democratic B+
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic A+
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee Democratic A+
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa Democratic A-
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic A
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic A-
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff Democratic A+
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman Democratic A
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic A
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic A
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic B+
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican D
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic A
CA U.S. House - 50 Darrell Issa Republican D+
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis A
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic A
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic A
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic A
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic B+
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic A+
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican D
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic B-
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott Democratic B+
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono Democratic B
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican D-
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo Republican D-
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson Republican D-
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin Democratic A+
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush Democratic A
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis Democratic A
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic A
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Jerry Moran Republican D+
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. Republican D-
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers Republican D
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey Democratic A
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal Democratic A
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern Democratic A+
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch Democratic A-
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin Democratic A
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. Democratic A
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger Democratic A-
MD U.S. House - 3 John Sarbanes Democratic A-
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic B+
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins Republican C
ME Councilor - Ward 3 Mike Michaud A
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow Democratic B+
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton Republican C-
MN U.S. Senate - Sr Amy Klobuchar Democratic B
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum Democratic A+
MN Attorney General Keith Ellison Democratic/Farmer/Labor B
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt Republican D
MO U.S. House - 5 Emanuel Cleaver II Democratic A
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves Republican D
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker Republican D
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson Democratic A
MT U.S. Senate - Sr Jon Tester Democratic B
NA President Joe Biden, Jr. Democratic A+
NA U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra A
NC U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Burr Republican D-
NC U.S. House - 1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. Democratic A
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price Democratic A
NC U.S. House - 5 Virginia Foxx Republican F
NC U.S. House - 10 Patrick McHenry Republican F
NE U.S. House - 1 Jeff Fortenberry Republican C+
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez Democratic B
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith Republican B
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. Democratic A-
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. Democratic A
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer Democratic A
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks Democratic A
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez Democratic A
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler Democratic A
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney Democratic A-
NY U.S. House - 26 Brian Higgins Democratic B+
OH U.S. Senate - Sr Sherrod Brown Democratic A-
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot Republican D-
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcia Kaptur Democratic B
OH U.S. House - 10 Mike Turner Republican D
OH U.S. House - 13 Tim Ryan Democratic B+
OH State House - 65 Jean Schmidt Republican F
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe Republican F
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas Republican D
OK U.S. House - 4 Tom Cole Republican D
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden Democratic A
OR U.S. House - 3 Earl Blumenauer Democratic A+
OR U.S. House - 4 Peter DeFazio Democratic A-
PA U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Casey, Jr. Democratic B
PA U.S. House - 18 Mike Doyle, Jr. Democratic B+
RI U.S. Senate - Sr Jack Reed Democratic A+
RI U.S. Senate - Jr Sheldon Whitehouse Democratic B
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski R D-
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young R D
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R D-
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers R D-
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R D
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman R C-
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva D A
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D A
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson D A
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui D A-
CA U.S. House - 9 Jerry McNerney D B+
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi D A+
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee D A+
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa D A-
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D A
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D A-
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff D A+
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman D A
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano D A
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez D A
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D B+
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R D
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D A
CA U.S. House - 50 Darrell Issa R D+
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis A
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D A
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D A
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D A
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D B+
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz D A+
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart R D
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D B-
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott D B+
HI U.S. Senate - Jr Mazie Hirono D B
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R D-
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo R D-
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson R D-
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin D A+
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush D A
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis D A
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky D A
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Jerry Moran R D+
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. R D-
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers R D
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey D A
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal D A
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern D A+
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch D A-
MD U.S. Senate - Sr Ben Cardin D A
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. D A
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger D A-
MD U.S. House - 3 John Sarbanes D A-
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer D B+
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins R C
ME Councilor - Ward 3 Mike Michaud A
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow D B+
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton R C-
MN U.S. Senate - Sr Amy Klobuchar D B
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum D A+
MN Attorney General Keith Ellison DFL B
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt R D
MO U.S. House - 5 Emanuel Cleaver II D A
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves R D
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker R D
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson D A
MT U.S. Senate - Sr Jon Tester D B
NA President Joe Biden, Jr. D A+
NA U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra A
NC U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Burr R D-
NC U.S. House - 1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. D A
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price D A
NC U.S. House - 5 Virginia Foxx R F
NC U.S. House - 10 Patrick McHenry R F
NE U.S. House - 1 Jeff Fortenberry R C+
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez D B
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith R B
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D A-
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D A
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer D A
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks D A
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez D A
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler D A
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney D A-
NY U.S. House - 26 Brian Higgins D B+
OH U.S. Senate - Sr Sherrod Brown D A-
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot R D-
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcia Kaptur D B
OH U.S. House - 10 Mike Turner R D
OH U.S. House - 13 Tim Ryan D B+
OH State House - 65 Jean Schmidt R F
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe R F
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas R D
OK U.S. House - 4 Tom Cole R D
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden D A
OR U.S. House - 3 Earl Blumenauer D A+
OR U.S. House - 4 Peter DeFazio D A-
PA U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Casey, Jr. D B
PA U.S. House - 18 Mike Doyle, Jr. D B+
RI U.S. Senate - Sr Jack Reed D A+
RI U.S. Senate - Jr Sheldon Whitehouse D B
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