Rating Group: USA Engage

1999 Positions

Issues: Trade

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State Office Name Party Rating
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby Republican 40%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt Republican 20%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein Democratic 80%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson Democratic 60%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee Democratic 20%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo Democratic 100%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren Democratic 80%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman Democratic 40%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano Democratic 60%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard Democratic 40%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert Republican 100%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters Democratic 20%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette Democratic 60%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson Democratic 60%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro Democratic 20%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper Democratic 60%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. Democratic 20%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley Republican 40%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo Republican 60%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson Republican 80%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin Democratic 60%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush Democratic 40%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis Democratic 20%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky Democratic 20%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Jerry Moran Republican 80%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. Republican 40%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers Republican 40%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey Democratic 20%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern Democratic 40%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer Democratic 60%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins Republican 20%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton Republican 80%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt Republican 60%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson Democratic 20%
NA U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra 80%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price Democratic 60%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith Republican 20%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. Democratic 20%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. Democratic 20%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer Democratic 60%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks Democratic 40%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez Democratic 20%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler Democratic 20%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney Democratic 60%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcy Kaptur Democratic 20%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe Republican 40%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas Republican 60%
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden Democratic 80%
OR U.S. House - 3 Earl Blumenauer Democratic 80%
OR U.S. House - 4 Peter DeFazio Democratic 20%
PA U.S. House - 18 Mike Doyle, Jr. Democratic 20%
RI U.S. Senate - Sr Jack Reed Democratic 40%
SC U.S. House - 6 Jim Clyburn Democratic 20%
TX U.S. House - 8 Kevin Brady Republican 100%
TX U.S. House - 12 Kay Granger Republican 100%
TX U.S. House - 17 Pete Sessions Republican 100%
TX U.S. House - 18 Sheila Jackson Lee Democratic 40%
TX U.S. House - 30 Eddie Johnson Democratic 60%
TX U.S. House - 35 Lloyd Doggett II Democratic 60%
VA U.S. House - 3 Bobby Scott Democratic 40%
VT U.S. Senate - Sr Patrick Leahy Democratic 40%
WA U.S. Senate - Sr Patty Murray Democratic 80%
WA Governor Jay Inslee Democratic 60%
WI U.S. Senate - Jr Tammy Baldwin Democratic 20%
WI U.S. House - 3 Ron Kind Democratic 80%
Gary Ackerman 60%
Rob Andrews 20%
Spencer Bachus 60%
Brian Baird 60%
Roscoe Bartlett 0%
Max Baucus 80%
Evan Bayh 60%
Bob Bennett 40%
Shelley Berkley 60%
Marion Berry 60%
Judy Biggert 100%
Michael Bilirakis 20%
Jeff Bingaman 100%
John Boehner 80%
Kit Bond 80%
Mary Bono Mack 60%
Leonard Boswell 60%
Rick Boucher 60%
Barbara Boxer 40%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 40%
Bob Brady 20%
Corrine Brown 40%
Sam Brownback 60%
Jim Bunning 20%
Steve Buyer 20%
Dave Camp 100%
Lois Capps 60%
Mike Capuano 20%
Mike Castle 80%
Howard Coble 20%
Thad Cochran 80%
Kent Conrad 60%
John Conyers, Jr. 20%
Jerry Costello 20%
Joe Crowley 40%
State Office Name Party Rating
AL U.S. Senate - Sr Richard Shelby R 40%
AL U.S. House - 4 Robert Aderholt R 20%
CA U.S. Senate - Sr Dianne Feinstein D 80%
CA U.S. House - 5 Mike Thompson D 60%
CA U.S. House - 13 Barbara Lee D 20%
CA U.S. House - 18 Anna Eshoo D 100%
CA U.S. House - 19 Zoe Lofgren D 80%
CA U.S. House - 30 Brad Sherman D 40%
CA U.S. House - 32 Grace Napolitano D 60%
CA U.S. House - 40 Lucille Roybal-Allard D 40%
CA U.S. House - 42 Ken Calvert R 100%
CA U.S. House - 43 Maxine Waters D 20%
CO U.S. House - 1 Diana DeGette D 60%
CT U.S. House - 1 John Larson D 60%
CT U.S. House - 3 Rosa DeLauro D 20%
DE U.S. Senate - Sr Tom Carper D 60%
GA U.S. House - 2 Sanford Bishop, Jr. D 20%
IA U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Grassley R 40%
ID U.S. Senate - Sr Mike Crapo R 60%
ID U.S. House - 2 Mike Simpson R 80%
IL U.S. Senate - Sr Dick Durbin D 60%
IL U.S. House - 1 Bobby Rush D 40%
IL U.S. House - 7 Danny Davis D 20%
IL U.S. House - 9 Jan Schakowsky D 20%
KS U.S. Senate - Sr Jerry Moran R 80%
KY U.S. Senate - Sr Mitch McConnell, Jr. R 40%
KY U.S. House - 5 Hal Rogers R 40%
MA U.S. Senate - Jr Ed Markey D 20%
MA U.S. House - 2 Jim McGovern D 40%
MD U.S. House - 5 Steny Hoyer D 60%
ME U.S. Senate - Sr Susan Collins R 20%
MI U.S. House - 6 Fred Upton R 80%
MO U.S. Senate - Sr Roy Blunt R 60%
MS U.S. House - 2 Bennie Thompson D 20%
NA U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra 80%
NC U.S. House - 4 David Price D 60%
NJ U.S. House - 4 Chris Smith R 20%
NJ U.S. House - 6 Frank Pallone, Jr. D 20%
NJ U.S. House - 9 Bill Pascrell, Jr. D 20%
NY U.S. Senate - Sr Chuck Schumer D 60%
NY U.S. House - 5 Gregory Meeks D 40%
NY U.S. House - 7 Nydia Velázquez D 20%
NY U.S. House - 10 Jerry Nadler D 20%
NY U.S. House - 12 Carolyn Maloney D 60%
OH U.S. House - 9 Marcy Kaptur D 20%
OK U.S. Senate - Sr Jim Inhofe R 40%
OK U.S. House - 3 Frank Lucas R 60%
OR U.S. Senate - Sr Ron Wyden D 80%
OR U.S. House - 3 Earl Blumenauer D 80%
OR U.S. House - 4 Peter DeFazio D 20%
PA U.S. House - 18 Mike Doyle, Jr. D 20%
RI U.S. Senate - Sr Jack Reed D 40%
SC U.S. House - 6 Jim Clyburn D 20%
TX U.S. House - 8 Kevin Brady R 100%
TX U.S. House - 12 Kay Granger R 100%
TX U.S. House - 17 Pete Sessions R 100%
TX U.S. House - 18 Sheila Jackson Lee D 40%
TX U.S. House - 30 Eddie Johnson D 60%
TX U.S. House - 35 Lloyd Doggett II D 60%
VA U.S. House - 3 Bobby Scott D 40%
VT U.S. Senate - Sr Patrick Leahy D 40%
WA U.S. Senate - Sr Patty Murray D 80%
WA Governor Jay Inslee D 60%
WI U.S. Senate - Jr Tammy Baldwin D 20%
WI U.S. House - 3 Ron Kind D 80%
Gary Ackerman 60%
Rob Andrews 20%
Spencer Bachus 60%
Brian Baird 60%
Roscoe Bartlett 0%
Max Baucus 80%
Evan Bayh 60%
Bob Bennett 40%
Shelley Berkley 60%
Marion Berry 60%
Judy Biggert 100%
Michael Bilirakis 20%
Jeff Bingaman 100%
John Boehner 80%
Kit Bond 80%
Mary Bono Mack 60%
Leonard Boswell 60%
Rick Boucher 60%
Barbara Boxer 40%
Allen Boyd, Jr. 40%
Bob Brady 20%
Corrine Brown 40%
Sam Brownback 60%
Jim Bunning 20%
Steve Buyer 20%
Dave Camp 100%
Lois Capps 60%
Mike Capuano 20%
Mike Castle 80%
Howard Coble 20%
Thad Cochran 80%
Kent Conrad 60%
John Conyers, Jr. 20%
Jerry Costello 20%
Joe Crowley 40%
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