National Issues Special Interest Groups

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Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2012 N/A ACT! for America
N/A 2024 AIPAC PAC (American Israel Public Affairs Committee)
2002 N/A American Foreign Service Association
2004 N/A American Muslims for Jerusalem
2014 N/A American Security Council Foundation
2013 N/A Arab American Institute
2022 2022 Armenian National Committee of America (ANCA)
N/A 2024 Armenian National Committee of America-Western Region (ANCA-WR)
2004 N/A Center for International Policy
2012 N/A Christian and Jews United for Israel
2014 2014 Citizens for Global Solutions
2020 2024 Council for a Livable World
2022 N/A Council on American-Islamic Relations
N/A 2024 Democratic Majority for Israel
N/A 2022 Desis For Progress
2022 N/A Foreign Policy For America
2024 N/A Friends Committee on National Legislation
2012 N/A Global Exchange
N/A 2022 IfNotNow
N/A 2012 J Street
N/A 2024 J Street PAC
N/A 2024 Jewish Voice for Peace Action
2010 N/A Latin America Working Group
2023 N/A NETWORK, A National Catholic Social Justice Lobby
2008 N/A National Foreign Trade Council
2009 N/A NewPolicy.org
2008 N/A Nuclear Age Peace Foundation
N/A 2016 Organization of Iranian-Communities-US
2015 2024 Peace Action
N/A 2021 Pro-Israel America
2009 N/A Resolve Uganda
N/A 2021 RootsAction
N/A N/A US Campaign for Palestinian Rights
2012 N/A USA Engage
2007 N/A United To End Genocide (formerly known as the Save Darfur Coalition and Genocide Intervention Network)
2008 N/A Voices for Creative Nonviolence
2022 N/A Washington Report on Middle East Affairs (WRMEA)
Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2012 N/A AIDS Drug Assistance Program Advocacy Association
2008 N/A AIDS United
2008 N/A Academy of General Dentistry
2007 N/A Alliance For Headache Disorders Advocacy
2014 2016 Alzheimer's Impact Movement
2006 N/A American Academy of Emergency Medicine
2007 N/A American Academy of Family Physicians
2004 N/A American College of Emergency Physicians
2014 N/A American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
2010 N/A American Hospital Association
2001 N/A American Medical Association PAC
2011 2020 American Nurses Association
2017 N/A American Public Health Association
2010 N/A American Society for Radiation Oncology
2003 N/A American Society of Anesthesiologists
2015 2014 American Veterinary Medical Association
2011 N/A Association of University Centers on Disabilities
N/A 2022 Brand New Congress
2004 N/A Citizens for Health
N/A 2020 Clinicians for Progressive Care
N/A 2024 Common Defense
N/A 2021 Demand Universal Healthcare
2016 2024 Democrats for Life of America
2007 N/A Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
2023 N/A Eating Disorders Coalition
N/A 2024 Feminist Majority Political Action Committee
2020 2016 Food Policy Action
N/A N/A Friends of Intelligent Democracy
2003 N/A Global AIDS Alliance
2014 N/A Hispanic Federation, LCLAA, LULAC, Mi Familia Vota, NCLR, and Voto Latino
N/A 2020 Little Lobbyists
2006 N/A Long Term Care Community Coalition
2008 N/A National Association for Addiction Professionals (formerly National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors)
2010 2024 National Association of Social Workers
2014 N/A National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC)
2022 2024 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare (NCPSM)
2010 N/A National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association
N/A 2024 National Nurses United
2006 N/A National Rural Health Association
2006 N/A Parkinsons Action Network
2024 2024 Planned Parenthood Action Fund
2006 N/A Protect Patients Now!
N/A 2024 Reproductive Freedom for All
1996 N/A Smokefree Action
2010 N/A St. Joseph Health System
2005 N/A The American College of Physicians
2008 N/A The American Counseling Association
N/A N/A The American Geriatrics Society
2011 N/A The Arc
2011 N/A The Children's Health Fund
N/A N/A The Jewish Vote
2008 N/A The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS)
N/A 2021 The States Project
N/A 2022 Warren Democrats
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