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Rating Group: Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology

2005 Positions

Issues: Science

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State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski Republican 0%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young Republican 50%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 0%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers Republican 0%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 0%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman Republican 0%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva Democratic 50%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 0%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes Republican 0%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 50%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 50%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis Democratic 50%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra Democratic 50%
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis 50%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 50%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic 50%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 50%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 0%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. Democratic 50%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz Democratic 50%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart Republican 0%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 50%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott Democratic 50%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 0%
IA U.S. House - 4 Steve King Republican 0%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo Republican 0%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson Republican 0%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 0%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 50%
IL U.S. House - 3 Dan Lipinski Democratic 0%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis Democratic 50%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 50%
IL U.S. House - 15 John Shimkus Republican 0%
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky Democratic 50%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Pat Roberts Republican 0%
KS U.S. Senate - Jr Jerry Moran Republican 0%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. Republican 0%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers Republican 0%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey Democratic 50%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal Democratic 50%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 50%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch Democratic 50%
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. Democratic 50%
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger Democratic 50%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 50%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins Republican 0%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow Democratic 0%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton Republican 50%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum Democratic 50%
MN U.S. House - 7 Collin Peterson Democratic 0%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt Republican 0%
MO U.S. House - 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. Democratic 50%
MO U.S. House - 5 Emanuel Cleaver II Democratic 50%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves Republican 0%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker Republican 0%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson Democratic 50%
NA Vice President Mike Pence Republican 0%
NC U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Burr Republican 0%
NC U.S. House - 1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. Democratic 50%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price Democratic 50%
NC U.S. House - 5 Virginia Foxx Republican 0%
NC U.S. House - 10 Patrick McHenry Republican 0%
NE U.S. House - 1 Jeff Fortenberry Republican 0%
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez Democratic 50%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith Republican 0%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. Democratic 50%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. Democratic 50%
NM U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Udall Democratic 50%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer Democratic 0%
NY U.S. House - 2 Pete King Republican 0%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks Democratic 50%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez Democratic 50%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler Democratic 50%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney Democratic 50%
NY U.S. House - 15 José Serrano Democratic 50%
NY U.S. House - 16 Eliot Engel Democratic 50%
NY U.S. House - 17 Nita Lowey Democratic 50%
NY U.S. House - 26 Brian Higgins Democratic 50%
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot Republican 0%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcia Kaptur Democratic 0%
OH U.S. House - 10 Mike Turner Republican 0%
OH U.S. House - 13 Tim Ryan Democratic 50%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe Republican 0%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas Republican 0%
OK U.S. House - 4 Tom Cole Republican 0%
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden Democratic 0%
OR U.S. House - 2 Greg Walden Republican 50%
OR U.S. House - 3 Earl Blumenauer Democratic 50%
State Office Name Party Rating
AK U.S. Senate - Sr Lisa Murkowski R 0%
AK U.S. House - At-Large Donald Young R 50%
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 0%
AL U.S. House - 3 Mike Rogers R 0%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 0%
AR U.S. Senate - Sr John Boozman R 0%
AZ U.S. House - 3 Raul Grijalva D 50%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 0%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson D 50%
CA U.S. House - 6 Doris Matsui D 50%
CA U.S. House - 12 Nancy Pelosi D 50%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee D 50%
CA U.S. House - 16 Jim Costa D 50%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 50%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 50%
CA U.S. House - 22 Devin Nunes R 0%
CA U.S. House - 28 Adam Schiff D 50%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman D 50%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano D 50%
CA U.S. House - 38 Linda Sánchez D 50%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 50%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 50%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 50%
CA U.S. House - 53 Susan Davis D 50%
CA Attorney General Xavier Becerra D 50%
CA Supervisor - 1 Hilda Solis 50%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 50%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D 50%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 50%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 0%
FL U.S. House - 20 Alcee Hastings, Sr. D 50%
FL U.S. House - 23 Debbie Wasserman Schultz D 50%
FL U.S. House - 25 Mario Diaz-Balart R 0%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 50%
GA U.S. House - 13 David Scott D 50%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 0%
IA U.S. House - 4 Steve King R 0%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo R 0%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson R 0%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin D 0%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush D 50%
IL U.S. House - 3 Dan Lipinski D 0%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis D 50%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky D 50%
IL U.S. House - 15 John Shimkus R 0%
IN U.S. House - 1 Pete Visclosky D 50%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Pat Roberts R 0%
KS U.S. Senate - Jr Jerry Moran R 0%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. R 0%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers R 0%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey D 50%
MA U.S. House - 1 Richard Neal D 50%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern D 50%
MA U.S. House - 8 Stephen Lynch D 50%
MD U.S. Senate - Jr Chris Van Hollen, Jr. D 50%
MD U.S. House - 2 Dutch Ruppersberger D 50%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer D 50%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins R 0%
MI U.S. Senate - Sr Debbie Stabenow D 0%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton R 50%
MN U.S. House - 4 Betty McCollum D 50%
MN U.S. House - 7 Collin Peterson D 0%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt R 0%
MO U.S. House - 1 Lacy Clay, Jr. D 50%
MO U.S. House - 5 Emanuel Cleaver II D 50%
MO U.S. House - 6 Sam Graves R 0%
MS U.S. Senate - Sr Roger Wicker R 0%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson D 50%
NA Vice President Mike Pence R 0%
NC U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Burr R 0%
NC U.S. House - 1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. D 50%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price D 50%
NC U.S. House - 5 Virginia Foxx R 0%
NC U.S. House - 10 Patrick McHenry R 0%
NE U.S. House - 1 Jeff Fortenberry R 0%
NJ U.S. Senate - Sr Bob Menendez D 50%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith R 0%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 50%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 50%
NM U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Udall D 50%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer D 0%
NY U.S. House - 2 Pete King R 0%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks D 50%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez D 50%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler D 50%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney D 50%
NY U.S. House - 15 José Serrano D 50%
NY U.S. House - 16 Eliot Engel D 50%
NY U.S. House - 17 Nita Lowey D 50%
NY U.S. House - 26 Brian Higgins D 50%
OH U.S. House - 1 Steve Chabot R 0%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcia Kaptur D 0%
OH U.S. House - 10 Mike Turner R 0%
OH U.S. House - 13 Tim Ryan D 50%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe R 0%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas R 0%
OK U.S. House - 4 Tom Cole R 0%
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden D 0%
OR U.S. House - 2 Greg Walden R 50%
OR U.S. House - 3 Earl Blumenauer D 50%
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