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Alabama
Member Name
2008 Score
2007 Score
Lifetime Rating
Years Of Service
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Senate
SESSIONS J
84
83
95.00
11
+ + + + + + + + - + + + + + + + - + + - - + + + +
SHELBY R
84
88
75.01
29
+ + + + + - + + - + + + + + + + - + + - + + + + +
Alaska
Member Name
2008 Score
2007 Score
Lifetime Rating
Years Of Service
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Senate
MURKOWSKI L
58
67
70.56
6
+ + + - + - - - - + + + + + X + + - - - - + + - +
STEVENS T
50
64
64.07
40
- + + - + - - + - + + + + + X + - - - - - + X - X
Arizona
Member Name
2008 Score
2007 Score
Lifetime Rating
Years Of Service
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Senate
KYL J
96
100
96.96
21
+ + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + - +
MCCAIN J
63
80
81.43
25
- + X X X + + + X X X X X X (-) X X X X X X X X - +
Arkansas
Member Name
2008 Score
2007 Score
Lifetime Rating
Years Of Service
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Senate
Lincoln (Lambert) B
8
10
18.70
14
- - + - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - +
Pryor M
4
12
18.33
6
- - + - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
California
Member Name
2008 Score
2007 Score
Lifetime Rating
Years Of Service
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Senate
Boxer B
4
4
3.07
25
- - - - - - - - - - - - - + - - - - - - - - - - -
Feinstein D
4
0
9.06
15
- - - - - - - - - - - - - + - - - - - - - - - - -
Colorado
Member Name
2008 Score
2007 Score
Lifetime Rating
Years Of Service
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Senate
ALLARD W
92
96
94.95
17
+ + + + + + + + - + + + + + + + - + + X + + + + +
Salazar K
4
8
14.25
4
- - + - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Connecticut
Member Name
2008 Score
2007 Score
Lifetime Rating
Years Of Service
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Senate
Dodd C
4
0
7.89
33
- - - - - - - - - - - - - + - - - - - - - - - - -
Lieberman J
8
8
15.96
19
- - - - - + - - - - - - - + - - - - - - - - - - -
Delaware
Member Name
2008 Score
2007 Score
Lifetime Rating
Years Of Service
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Senate
Biden J
0
0
12.67
35
- - - - - - - - - X - - - - (-) - - - - - X X X - X
Carper T
0
8
13.25
18
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - (-) - - - - -
Florida
Member Name
2008 Score
2007 Score
Lifetime Rating
Years Of Service
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Senate
MARTINEZ M
60
80
80.00
4
- + + + + + + + - + - - + + - + - - - - + + + - +
Nelson B
8
4
37.28
18
- - - - - - - - - + - - - - - - - - - - - - - + -
Georgia
Member Name
2008 Score
2007 Score
Lifetime Rating
Years Of Service
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Senate
CHAMBLISS S
76
92
92.89
14
- + + + + + + + - + + + + + + + - - + - + + + - +
ISAKSON J
76
96
88.40
10
- + + + + + + + - + + + + + + + - - + - + + + - +
Hawaii
Member Name
2008 Score
2007 Score
Lifetime Rating
Years Of Service
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Senate
Akaka D
0
0
6.98
32
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Inouye D
0
0
6.85
45
- - - - - - - - - X - - - - - - - - - X - - - - -
Idaho
Member Name
2008 Score
2007 Score
Lifetime Rating
Years Of Service
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Senate
CRAIG L
78
90
92.77
27
+ + + + + - + + - + + + + + X + - + + - + + + - X
CRAPO M
88
88
92.29
16
+ + + + + - + + + + + + + + + + - + + - + + + + +
Illinois
Member Name
2008 Score
2007 Score
Lifetime Rating
Years Of Service
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Senate
Durbin R
4
0
6.35
25
- - - - - - - - - - - - - + - - - - - - - - - - -
Obama B
17
7
10.00
4
X - - - - + - - X X - X X + (-) X X - X X X X X - I
Indiana
Member Name
2008 Score
2007 Score
Lifetime Rating
Years Of Service
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Senate
Bayh E
29
12
20.70
10
- - + - - + + - - + - - + - - - - - X - + - + - -
LUGAR R
63
60
77.55
31
- + + - + - - + - X + + + + + + + + - - + + + - -
Iowa
Member Name
2008 Score
2007 Score
Lifetime Rating
Years Of Service
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Senate
GRASSLEY C
76
84
83.13
33
- + + - + + + + - + + + + + + - - + + + + + + - +
Harkin T
4
8
8.46
33
- - - - - - - - - - - - - + - - - - - X - - - - -
Kansas
Member Name
2008 Score
2007 Score
Lifetime Rating
Years Of Service
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Senate
BROWNBACK S
76
95
92.82
13
- + + + + - + + - + + + + + + + - + + - + + + + -
ROBERTS P
72
92
86.54
27
- + + - + - + + - + + + + + + + - - + - + + + + +
Kentucky
Member Name
2008 Score
2007 Score
Lifetime Rating
Years Of Service
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Senate
BUNNING J
88
92
94.47
22
- + + + + - + + + + + + + + + + - + + (+) + + + + +
MCCONNELL M
80
92
89.40
23
- + + + + + + + - + + + + + + + - + + - + + + - +
Louisiana
Member Name
2008 Score
2007 Score
Lifetime Rating
Years Of Service
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Senate
Landrieu M
32
40
23.20
11
- - - - + - + - - - + + - - + + - - - - + - - + -
VITTER D
84
96
93.20
10
- + + + + - + + - + + + + + + + - + + + + + + + +
Maine
Member Name
2008 Score
2007 Score
Lifetime Rating
Years Of Service
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Senate
COLLINS S
20
36
49.55
11
- - + - - - + - - + - - - - - - + - + - - - - - -
SNOWE O
12
28
47.88
29
- - + - - - + - - - - - - - - - - - + - - - - - -
Maryland
Member Name
2008 Score
2007 Score
Lifetime Rating
Years Of Service
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Senate
Cardin B
8
0
5.74
22
- - - - - - - - - + - - - + - - - - - - - - - - -
Mikulski B
0
0
5.93
31
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Massachusetts
Member Name
2008 Score
2007 Score
Lifetime Rating
Years Of Service
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Senate
Kennedy E
0
0
2.33
47
- - - - - - - - - - - - - X (-) X X - X X X X X X X
Kerry J
4
4
5.50
23
- - - - - - - - - - - - - + - - - - - - - - - - (-)
Michigan
Member Name
2008 Score
2007 Score
Lifetime Rating
Years Of Service
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Senate
Levin C
0
4
6.80
29
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Stabenow D
4
8
10.50
12
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - + -
Minnesota
Member Name
2008 Score
2007 Score
Lifetime Rating
Years Of Service
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Senate
COLEMAN N
48
64
68.83
6
- + + - + - + + - + - + + + (-) - - - + - + - - - +
Klobuchar A
16
4
10.00
2
- - - - - - - - - + - - + + - - - - + - - - - - -
Mississippi
Member Name
2008 Score
2007 Score
Lifetime Rating
Years Of Service
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Senate
COCHRAN T
68
83
80.03
35
- + + - - - - + - + + + + + + + - + + - + + + + +
WICKER R
80
96
91.00
14
- + + + + - + + - + + + + + + + - + + - + + + + +
Missouri
Member Name
2008 Score
2007 Score
Lifetime Rating
Years Of Service
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Senate
BOND C
75
83
82.16
21
- + + + + - + + - + + + + + + + - + + X + + + - -
McCaskill C
20
8
14.00
2
- - + - - + - - - + - - - - - - - - + - - - + - -
Montana
Member Name
2008 Score
2007 Score
Lifetime Rating
Years Of Service
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Senate
Baucus M
8
20
14.04
33
- - + - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - +
Tester J
16
16
16.00
2
- - + - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - + - - - - + +
Nebraska
Member Name
2008 Score
2007 Score
Lifetime Rating
Years Of Service
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Senate
HAGEL C
73
79
83.70
11
+ + + X + - - + + X + + + - + + + + - - + + + - X
Nelson B
16
32
47.26
8
(-) - + - + - - + - - - + - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nevada
Member Name
2008 Score
2007 Score
Lifetime Rating
Years Of Service
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Senate
ENSIGN J
92
91
93.97
12
+ + + + + + + + - + + + + + + + + + + + + + + - +
Reid H
16
0
18.96
25
- - - - + - - - - - - - - + - + - - - - - - - - +
New Hampshire
Member Name
2008 Score
2007 Score
Lifetime Rating
Years Of Service
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Senate
GREGG J
83
72
78.59
23
+ + + + + - + + + + + + + + X + + + + - - + + - +
SUNUNU J
75
84
90.89
12
- + + + + + + + - + + + + + - + + + + - - + + - X
New Jersey
Member Name
2008 Score
2007 Score
Lifetime Rating
Years Of Service
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Senate
Lautenberg F
4
0
4.96
23
- - - - - - - - - - - - - + - - - - - - - - - - -
Menendez R
4
0
8.63
16
- - - - - - - - - - - - - + - - - - - - - - - - -
New Mexico
Member Name
2008 Score
2007 Score
Lifetime Rating
Years Of Service
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Senate
Bingaman J
0
4
11.71
25
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
DOMENICI P
64
79
74.12
35
- + + - + - X X - + + + + + + + X + - - + + + - -
New York
Member Name
2008 Score
2007 Score
Lifetime Rating
Years Of Service
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Senate
Clinton H
11
0
8.13
8
X - - - - + - - X X - X X + (-) X X - - - - - - - -
Schumer C
4
0
5.92
28
- - - - - - - - - - - - - + - - - - - - - - - - -
North Carolina
Member Name
2008 Score
2007 Score
Lifetime Rating
Years Of Service
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Senate
BURR R
79
92
90.36
14
- + + - + + + + - + + + + + + + - + + X + + + - +
DOLE E
54
92
85.00
6
- + + - + + + + (-) + - - + - - + - - + X + + - + -
North Dakota
Member Name
2008 Score
2007 Score
Lifetime Rating
Years Of Service
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Senate
Conrad K
0
12
19.57
21
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - X - - - - - - - - - -
Dorgan B
8
12
16.57
27
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - + - - - - - - - - + -
Ohio
Member Name
2008 Score
2007 Score
Lifetime Rating
Years Of Service
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Senate
Brown S
8
0
8.74
15
- - - - - - - - - - - - - + + - - - - - - - - - -
VOINOVICH G
52
48
69.71
10
- + + - + - - + - - + + + - + + + - + - + - + - -
Oklahoma
Member Name
2008 Score
2007 Score
Lifetime Rating
Years Of Service
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Senate
COBURN T
96
100
97.80
9
+ + + + + + + + + + + + + X + + + + + + + + + - +
INHOFE J
96
100
97.55
21
+ + + + + + + + + + X + + + + + - + + X + + + + +
Oregon
Member Name
2008 Score
2007 Score
Lifetime Rating
Years Of Service
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Senate
SMITH G
33
48
68.83
11
- + + - + - + + - + - - + - - - - - + - - - - - X
Wyden R
8
4
9.32
27
- - - - - - - - - - - - - + - - - - - - - - - + X
Pennsylvania
Member Name
2008 Score
2007 Score
Lifetime Rating
Years Of Service
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Senate
Casey B
8
8
8.00
2
- - - - + - - + - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Specter A
42
40
44.47
27
- + + - - - - - - + + + - + X + - - + - + + - - -
Rhode Island
Member Name
2008 Score
2007 Score
Lifetime Rating
Years Of Service
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Senate
Reed J
4
0
6.65
17
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - + - - - - - - - -
Whitehouse S
8
0
4.00
2
- - - - - - - - - - - - - + - - + - - - - - - - -
South Carolina
Member Name
2008 Score
2007 Score
Lifetime Rating
Years Of Service
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Senate
DeMINT J
100
100
98.40
10
+ + + + + + + + + + + + + + X + + + + + + X + + +
GRAHAM L
82
88
89.79
13
- + + + + + + + - + + + + + X X - + + X + + (+) - (+)
South Dakota
Member Name
2008 Score
2007 Score
Lifetime Rating
Years Of Service
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Senate
Johnson T
12
0
18.36
22
- - - - + - - - - - - - - - + - - - - - - - - + -
THUNE J
84
88
86.77
9
- + + + + + + + - + + + + + + + - + + + + + + - +
Tennessee
Member Name
2008 Score
2007 Score
Lifetime Rating
Years Of Service
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Senate
ALEXANDER L
72
76
80.83
6
- + + - + + + + - (+) + (+) (+) + + + - - + - + + + - (+)
CORKER B
83
83
83.00
2
+ + + + + + + + + + + X X + + + - - + + - + + - +
Texas
Member Name
2008 Score
2007 Score
Lifetime Rating
Years Of Service
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Senate
CORNYN J
79
96
92.00
6
- + + + + + + + - + + + + + X + - - + + + + + - (+)
HUTCHISON K
76
88
89.38
14
- + + + + - + + - + + + + + + + - - + + + + + - +
Utah
Member Name
2008 Score
2007 Score
Lifetime Rating
Years Of Service
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Senate
BENNETT R
64
75
83.60
39
- + + - + - - + - + + + + + + + + + - - - + + - +
HATCH O
80
76
89.18
31
- + + + + - + + - + + + + + + + - + + + + + + - +
Vermont
Member Name
2008 Score
2007 Score
Lifetime Rating
Years Of Service
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Senate
Leahy P
4
0
5.82
33
- - - - - - - - - - - - - + - - - - - - - - - - -
Sanders B
8
4
6.44
17
- - - - - - - - - - - - - + - - - - - - - - - + -
Virginia
Member Name
2008 Score
2007 Score
Lifetime Rating
Years Of Service
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Senate
WARNER J
52
60
79.19
29
- + + - + - - + + + + + + + - - - - X X - + + - -
Webb J
8
16
12.00
2
- - - - - - - - - - - + - + - - - - - - - - - - -
Washington
Member Name
2008 Score
2007 Score
Lifetime Rating
Years Of Service
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Senate
Cantwell M
12
4
10.38
10
- - + - - - - - - - - - + - - - - - - - - - - + -
Murray P
0
0
2.91
15
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - X - - - - -
West Virginia
Member Name
2008 Score
2007 Score
Lifetime Rating
Years Of Service
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Senate
Byrd R
0
8
28.26
49
- - X X X - X X - - - - - - X X X - - - - - - - -
Rockefeller J
0
8
9.11
23
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Wisconsin
Member Name
2008 Score
2007 Score
Lifetime Rating
Years Of Service
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Senate
Feingold R
24
4
12.04
15
- - - - - + - - - + - - + + - - - - + - - - - + -
Kohl H
4
0
13.63
19
- - + - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Wyoming
Member Name
2008 Score
2007 Score
Lifetime Rating
Years Of Service
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Senate
BARRASSO J
96
100
98.00
1
+ + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + - + + + + + + + +
ENZI M
96
96
92.22
11
+ + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + - + + + + + + + +

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