National Health and Health Care Special Interest Groups

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Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2020 2021 350 Action
N/A 2020 American Conservation Coalition
2018 N/A American Forest and Paper Association
2006 N/A American Lands Alliance
2020 2020 Americans for Democratic Action (ADA)
2007 N/A American Society of Landscape Architects
2006 N/A American Wilderness Coalition
2016 2014 Associated Equipment Distributors
N/A 2022 Brand New Congress
2002 N/A Californians for Population Stabilization
2021 2022 Center For Biological Diversity Action Fund
2004 N/A Center for International Policy
2014 2014 Citizens for Global Solutions
2020 2020 Clean Water Action
2021 N/A Climate Cabinet Action
2016 2022 Climate Hawks Vote
N/A 2022 Common Defense
2014 N/A Competitive Enterprise Institute
2009 2018 ConservAmerica
2020 2012 Defenders of Wildlife Action Fund
N/A 2021 Democratic Socialists Of America
2016 N/A EarthRights International
2017 2020 Environment America
2020 2016 Food Policy Action
N/A N/A Friends of Intelligent Democracy
N/A 2022 Friends of the Earth Action
N/A 2021 Fund Her
N/A 2021 Future Now Fund
2012 N/A Global Exchange
2020 N/A Greenpeace
2020 2022 League of Conservation Voters
N/A 2021 Matriarch
2005 2020 National Committee for an Effective Congress
2022 N/A National Parks Conservation Association
N/A 2020 NextGen America
N/A 2022 NRDC Action Fund (Natural Resources Defense Council)
N/A 2018 Ocean Champions
2018 2020 Outdoor Industry Association Political Action Committee
2006 N/A Partnership for America
N/A 2022 Rachel's Action Network
2012 2022 Sierra Club
2012 2020 Southern Alliance for Clean Energy Action Fund
2020 2022 Sunrise Movement
2020 2018 Sustainable Politician Project
N/A 2020 The Climate Mobilization
N/A N/A The Jewish Vote
N/A 2021 The National Wildlife Federation Action Fund
2017 N/A Western Organization of Resource Councils
2011 2016 Women's Action for New Directions (WAND)
N/A 2022 Zero Hour
Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2008 N/A Academy of General Dentistry
2012 N/A AIDS Drug Assistance Program Advocacy Association
2008 N/A AIDS United
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 Congress 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 2022 Common Defense
N/A 2021 Demand Universal Healthcare
2016 2021 Democrats for Life of America
2007 N/A Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance
2020 N/A Eating Disorders Coalition
2020 2016 Food Policy Action
N/A N/A Friends of Intelligent Democracy
N/A 2021 Future Now Fund
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 2021 National Association of Social Workers
2014 N/A National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC)
2020 2021 National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare
2010 N/A National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association
N/A 2022 National Nurses United
2006 N/A National Rural Health Association
2006 N/A Parkinsons Action Network
2022 2022 Planned Parenthood Action Fund
2006 N/A Protect Patients Now!
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)
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