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National Special Interest Groups

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Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2020 AAPI Victory Fund
2013 N/A Arab American Institute
N/A 2020 Asian American Action Fund
N/A 2020 Black To The Future Action Fund
N/A 2020 Blue America
N/A 2020 BOLD Democrats (CHC BOLD PAC)
N/A 2020 Brand New Congress
N/A 2020 Broader Representation Advocacy Team (BRAT-PAC)
N/A 2018 Candidates With A Contract
N/A 2020 CAPA21
2018 N/A Common Cause
N/A 2020 Congressional Black Caucus PAC
N/A 2020 Courage to Change
N/A 2020 Democracy For America
N/A 2020 Democratic Socialists Of America
N/A 2020 Emerge America
N/A 2020 Emgage Action
N/A 2020 Equality PAC
N/A 2020 Every District
N/A 2017 Every Voice
N/A 2020 Flip The Senate
N/A 2020 Future Now Fund
N/A 2013 GOPAC Election Fund
N/A 2020 Higher Heights For America PAC
N/A 2020 Indian American Impact Fund
2020 2020 Indivisible
N/A 2020 IVYPAC
N/A 2020 Justice Democrats
N/A 2020 Latino Victory Project
N/A 2020 Let America Vote
N/A 2018 Los Angeles Women's Collective
N/A 2020 Matriarch
N/A 2020 Mijente
N/A 2020 MoveOn.org Political Action
1990 2020 National Women's Political Caucus
N/A 2020 New American Leaders Action Fund
N/A 2020 Off The Sidelines
N/A 2020 Our Revolution
N/A 2020 Poder PAC
N/A 2020 Progressive Action PAC (Congressional Progressive Caucus)
N/A 2020 Progressive Change Campaign Committee (PCCC)
N/A 2020 Progressive Rising
N/A 2020 Progressive Turnout Project
2020 N/A Public Citizen
N/A 2012 RightMarch.com PAC
N/A 2020 Rose Caucus
N/A 2020 Run for Something
N/A 2020 Serve America PAC
N/A 2020 Sister District Project
N/A 2020 The Collective Political Action Committee
N/A 2012 U.S. Term Limits (USTL)
N/A 2020 Value In Electing Women Political Action Committee (VIEW PAC)
N/A 2020 Vote Mama
N/A 2020 Voter Protection Project
N/A 2020 Winning for Women
N/A 2017 Women's Campaign Fund
Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2018 N/A 21Wilberforce
2018 N/A American Association of University Women
2020 N/A American Civil Liberties Union
N/A 2016 America's Opportunity Fund
N/A 2020 Asian American Action Fund
N/A 2020 Black Womxn For
N/A 2020 Brand New Congress
1998 N/A Campaign for a Color Blind America
2018 N/A Center for Freethought Equality
2004 N/A Center for International Policy
2018 N/A Common Cause
N/A 2020 Democratic Socialists Of America
2012 N/A Drum Major Institute
2016 N/A EarthRights International
N/A 2020 Emgage Action
2016 N/A Friends Committee on National Legislation
N/A 2020 Future Now Fund
2012 N/A Global Exchange
N/A 2020 Higher Heights For America PAC
2014 N/A Hispanic Federation, LCLAA, LULAC, Mi Familia Vota, NCLR, and Voto Latino
2018 2020 Human Rights Campaign
2018 N/A Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
2004 N/A League of United Latin American Citizens
2007 N/A League of Women Voters
2014 N/A Liberty for All
2018 N/A Liberty Guard
N/A 2020 Matriarch
N/A 2020 Mijente
2019 N/A National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
1992 N/A National LGBTQ Task Force
2008 2020 National Organization for Women
2018 N/A National Religious Campaign Against Torture Action Fund
2002 2020 People for the American Way
2007 N/A PFLAG, Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays
2008 N/A Race Forward (formerly known as Applied Research Center)
2020 N/A RAICES Action Fund
N/A 2020 RootsAction
2014 N/A Stand Against Spying
2011 N/A The Arc
2014 2016 UnidosUS
2007 N/A United To End Genocide (formerly known as the Save Darfur Coalition and Genocide Intervention Network)
2013 N/A Venn Institute
Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
1998 2014 60 Plus Association
N/A 2018 America First Action Super PAC
2019 2020 American Conservative Union
N/A 2016 American Seniors Association
N/A 2020 BlakPac
2020 2020 Campaign for Working Families
N/A 2012 Can Do Conservatives
2004 N/A Christian Action Network
N/A 2018 Citizens For Trump
N/A 2020 Citizens United Political Victory Fund
2013 N/A Concerned Women for America
2009 2018 ConservAmerica
N/A 2010 Conservative Congress
2019 N/A Conservative Review
N/A 2016 Conservative Strike Force PAC
N/A 2010 DC Works For US
2016 2020 Eagle Forum
2014 N/A Faith and Freedom Coalition
N/A 2013 GOPAC Election Fund
2008 N/A GOPUSA
N/A 2018 Great America Alliance
2020 N/A Heritage Action for America
N/A 2020 House Conservatives Fund
N/A 2020 House Freedom Fund
N/A 2020 Huck PAC
N/A 2016 Independence Hall Foundation
2014 2014 Independence Hall Tea Party PAC
2010 N/A Keep America Safe
2000 N/A Legion for the Survival of Freedom, Inc. (Liberty Lobby)
2010 N/A Liberty Central
2018 N/A Liberty Guard
N/A 2010 LibertySlate
N/A 2017 MAGA Coalition
N/A 2018 National Black Republican Association
N/A 2018 National Federation of Republican Assemblies (NFRA)
N/A 2020 New Journey PAC
N/A 2010 Republican Majority Campaign PAC
N/A 2012 RightMarch.com PAC
N/A 2020 SEAL PAC
N/A 2020 Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund
2019 N/A The John Birch Society
N/A 2013 The Tea Party Leadership Fund
2007 N/A Traditional Values Coalition
N/A 2020 Value In Electing Women Political Action Committee (VIEW PAC)
N/A 2018 Voices of Conservative Women
N/A 2020 Winning for Women
Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2018 Tobacco Free Kids Action Fund
Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2020 CAPA21
2020 N/A Greenpeace
Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2018 N/A Demand Justice
N/A 2020 Flip The Senate
Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2020 Amalgamated Transit Union
2019 2020 American Federation of Government Employees
2019 2017 American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO)
2017 2020 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME)
2012 2020 American Federation of Teachers
2004 2020 American Postal Workers Union
2006 N/A American Road & Transportation Builders Association
2007 2020 Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers
N/A N/A Carpenters Local 349
2008 N/A Center for Worker Freedom (formerly known as Alliance for Worker Freedom)
N/A 2008 Change to Win
2020 2020 Communications Workers of America
N/A 2020 Inlandboatmen's Union of the Pacific
N/A 2020 Interior Systems Local 352
N/A 2020 International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees
N/A 2020 International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers Union
2010 2020 International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers
2013 2014 International Brotherhood of Boilermakers
2014 2020 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
2018 2018 International Brotherhood of Teamsters
N/A 2020 International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers (IFPTE)
N/A 2020 International Longshoremen's Association
N/A 2020 International Union of Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers
N/A 2020 Laborers' International Union of North America
N/A 2020 National Association of Government Employees
N/A 2020 National Association of Home Builders
N/A 2018 National Border Patrol Council
2016 2010 National Farmers Union
1990 N/A National Federation of Federal Employees
N/A 2020 National Immigration and Customs Enforcement Council
N/A 2020 National Nurses United
2018 2020 National Treasury Employees Union
N/A 2020 New England Police Benevolent Association
N/A 2016 North America's Building Trades Unions
N/A 2018 Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union
2012 2020 Service Employees International Union (SEIU)
N/A 2018 Southwest Regional Council of Carpenters
N/A 2020 The International Union of Police Associations
N/A 2018 The Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters
2006 N/A Transportation Communications Union
2015 2020 UFCW (United Food and Commercial Workers)
2009 2020 United Auto Workers
2008 2020 United Electrical Radio and Machine Workers
N/A 2020 United Farm Workers of America
N/A 2020 United Mine Workers of America
N/A 2020 United Steelworkers
N/A 2016 UNITE HERE
2008 2020 Utility Workers Union of America
2014 N/A Workplace Choice
Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2018 N/A 21Wilberforce
2014 N/A American Family Association
2018 2018 American Family Association Action (AFA Action)
2004 N/A American Muslims for Jerusalem
2014 N/A Americans United for the Separation of Church and State
2016 N/A Bill Stamp
2020 N/A Bread for the World
2012 2010 Catholic Advocate
N/A 2010 Catholic Families USA
N/A 2018 CatholicVote.org
2018 N/A Center for Freethought Equality
2003 N/A Center for Reclaiming America
2004 N/A Christian Action Network
2012 N/A Christian and Jews United for Israel
2014 N/A Christian Coalition of America
1992 N/A Christian Voice
2006 N/A Church World Service
2013 N/A Concerned Women for America
N/A 2020 Concerned Women PAC
2018 N/A Council on American-Islamic Relations
2014 N/A Family Policy Alliance
2018 2020 Family Research Council
2019 2020 Family Research Council (FRC) Action
N/A 2020 Freethought Equality Fund (FEF) PAC
2016 N/A Friends Committee on National Legislation
2020 N/A GodVoter.org
N/A 2020 Government is Not God Political Action Committee (GING-PAC)
2005 N/A Hope for Peace and Justice
N/A 2020 IfNotNow
2013 N/A Jewish Women International
N/A 2012 J Street
2014 N/A Muslim Public Affairs Council
2018 N/A National Religious Campaign Against Torture Action Fund
2019 N/A NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby
2012 N/A Open Doors USA
2014 N/A Secular Coalition for America
2010 N/A St. Joseph Health System
2019 N/A The John Birch Society
2007 N/A Traditional Values Coalition
2013 N/A Venn Institute
2013 N/A Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA)
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