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Human Rights & Civil Liberties
Progressive/ Conservative Stance
Winning Side
2012 Senate
Roll Call 121. On a motion to end debate and clear the way for a final vote to confirm Mari Carmen Aponte as Ambassador to the Republic of El Salvador Jun 14, 2012.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 115. (S. 3220) On a procedural motion to clear the way for a separate vote on whether the Senate should consider legislation aimed at reducing the pay gap between men and women Jun 05, 2012.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 87. (S. 1925) On passage of a bill renewing federal anti-domestic violence programs and strengthening protections for American Indians, immigrants, and members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community Apr 26, 2012.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 86. (S. 1925) On an amendment to strip an anti-domestic violence bill of provisions designed to protect American Indians, immigrants, and members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community Apr 26, 2012.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 85. (S. 1925) On an amendment aimed at reducing the backlog of untested DNA evidence from sexual assault cases, requiring tougher prison sentences for convicted sex criminals, and creating a national DNA database to help track serial sex offenders Apr 26, 2012.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 84. (S. 1925) On an amendment aimed at reducing the backlog of untested DNA evidence collected during law enforcement investigations of sexual assault cases Apr 26, 2012.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
2012 House of Representatives
Roll Call 191. (H.R. 3523) On an amendment to ensure a cybersecurity bill could not be used as justification for the U.S. government to restrict internet access or for an employer to ask job applicants to disclose their passwords for Facebook and other social media sites Apr 26, 2012.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
2011 Senate
Roll Call 173. (H.R. 2112) On an amendment that would have created a commission to study and improve the U.S. criminal justice system (including factors such as incarceration rates, sentencing, etc.) Oct 20, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 135. (H. J. Res. 66) On an amendment that would provide $7 billion for disaster relief for areas of the country that had suffered damage from Hurricane/Tropical Storm Irene Sep 15, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 132. (H. J. Res. 66) Legislation that would provide $7 billion for disaster relief for states that were affected by Hurricane/Tropical Storm Irene, and would also reimpose sanctions on Myanmar – On ending debate on the motion to bring up the bill Sep 13, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 131. (H. J. Res. 66) Legislation that would provide $7 billion for disaster relief for states that were affected by Hurricane/Tropical Storm Irene, and would also reimpose sanctions on Myanmar – On ending debate on the motion to bring up the bill Sep 12, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 97. On confirming James Michael Cole to be Deputy Attorney General Jun 28, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 84. (S. 990) Final passage of legislation extending expiring provisions of a controversial government surveillance law known as the “Patriot Act” for four years. Those provisions included allowing the federal government to wiretap terrorism suspects, authorizing intelligence officials to conduct surveillance of individuals who are not known to be affiliated with terrorist groups (known as the “lone wolf” provision), and providing federal investigators—after receiving permission from a judge—with access to business and library records). May 26, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
2011 House of Representatives
Roll Call 528. (H.R. 2219) On an amendment that would prohibit funds provided by a Defense Department bill from being used for a training program for military chaplains on implementing a new law that allowed gays and lesbians to serve openly in the military Jul 08, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 516. (H.R. 2219) On an amendment that would prohibit funds provided by a Defense Department funding bill from being used to violate the Defense of Marriage Act, a law that barred the federal government from requiring states to legally recognize same-sex marriages Jul 07, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 407. (H.R. 2017) On an amendment that would have eliminated federal funding for a program in which the federal government deputizes local law enforcement officers to identify and detain undocumented immigrants. Jun 02, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 398. (H.R. 2017) On an amendment that would prohibit the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement from using funds provided by a Homeland Security bill to release on bond or parole undocumented immigrants who have been convicted of crimes. Jun 02, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 394. (H.R. 2017) On an amendment that would have prohibited funds provided by a Homeland Security Department funding bill from being used to violate the War Powers Resolution. (The War Powers Resolution requires the president to obtain congressional authorization for a commitment of U.S troops to an armed conflict lasting more than 60 days.) Jun 02, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 376. (S. 990) Final passage of legislation extending expiring provisions of a controversial government surveillance law known as the “Patriot Act” for four years. Those provisions included allowing the federal government to wiretap terrorism suspects, authorizing intelligence officials to conduct surveillance of individuals who are not known to be affiliated with terrorist groups (known as the “lone wolf” provision), and providing federal investigators—after receiving permission from a judge—with access to business and library records). May 26, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 375. (H.R. 1540) Final passage of legislation providing annual funding for Defense Department programs, continuing the Don’t Ask Don’t Tell Policy that banned gays from serving openly in the military, and prohibiting the Obama administration from implementing a nuclear weapons reduction treaty with Russia May 26, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 357. (H.R. 1540) On an amendment that would require all foreign terrorism suspects to be tried in military tribunals (special trials run by the U.S. military, which do not grant suspects the same constitutional rights as suspects tried in U.S. courts). May 26, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 356. (H.R. 1540) On an amendment that would have allowed terrorism suspects detained at the Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba (a facility operated by the United States) to be transferred to the U.S. and prosecuted in U.S. courts May 26, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 342. (H.R. 1540) Legislation providing annual funding for Defense Department programs, continuing the Don’t Ask Don’t Tell Policy that banned gays from serving openly in the military, and prohibiting the Obama administration from implementing a nuclear weapons reduction treaty with Russia – On the resolution setting a time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to the bill May 25, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 341. (H.R. 1540) Legislation providing annual funding for Defense Department programs, continuing the Don’t Ask Don’t Tell Policy that banned gays from serving openly in the military, and prohibiting the Obama administration from implementing a nuclear weapons reduction treaty with Russia – On bringing to a final vote the resolution setting a time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to the bill May 25, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 333. (H.R. 1216, H.R. 1540) Legislation limiting federal funding for graduate medical education to $46 million per year, as well as a separate bill that provided annual funding for Defense Department programs – On bringing to a final vote the resolution setting a time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to both bills. May 24, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 291. (H.R. 3) On a motion that would have prohibited the federal government from gaining access to the private medical records of victims of rape and incest May 04, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 95. (H.R. 1) On an amendment that would have prohibited federal funds from being used by U.S. intelligence agencies to obtain access to library circulation records, library patron lists, book sales records, or book customer lists. Feb 18, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 85. (H.R. 1) On an amendment prohibiting the use of funds provided by a “continuing resolution” (which funded government agencies and programs for the remainder of the year) for a program that reimburses plaintiffs for attorneys’ fees when they successfully sue the federal government. This amendment was offered to a continuing resolution funding the federal government through September 2011, and cutting $61 billion in federal funding for many government programs. Feb 17, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 66. (H.R. 514) Final passage of legislation extending expiring provisions of a controversial government surveillance program known as the Patriot Act. Those provisions—which were set to expire on February 28, 2011—included allowing the federal government to wiretap terrorism suspects, authorizing intelligence officials to conduct surveillance of individuals who are not known to be affiliated with terrorist groups (known as the “lone wolf” provision), and providing federal investigators—after receiving permission from a judge—with access to business and library records. Feb 17, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 59. (H.R. 1) On an amendment that would have eliminated $24 million in funding for the Selective Service System, which maintains information on individuals who could potentially be eligible for military conscription (a military draft). This amendment was offered to legislation funding the federal government (such legislation is known as a “continuing resolution, or “CR”) through September 2011, and cutting $61 billion in federal funding for many government programs. Feb 16, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 54. (H.R. 1) On an amendment that would have eliminated more than $324 million in funding for the Legal Services Corporation, which provides legal aid to the poor. This amendment was offered to legislation funding the federal government (such legislation is known as a “continuing resolution, or “CR”) through September 2011, and cutting $61 billion in federal funding for many government programs. Feb 16, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 45. (H.R. 514) Legislation extending expiring provisions of a controversial government surveillance program known as the “Patriot Act” -- On the resolution setting a time limit for debate and prohibiting amendments to the bill. Specifically, the bill extended provisions allowing the federal government to wiretap terrorism suspects, authorizing intelligence officials to conduct surveillance of individuals who are not known to be affiliated with terrorist groups (known as the “lone wolf” provision), and providing federal investigators—after receiving permission from a judge—with access to business and library records). Feb 16, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 36. (H.R. 514) Final passage of legislation extending expiring provisions of a controversial government surveillance law known as the “Patriot Act.” Those provisions included allowing the federal government to wiretap terrorism suspects, authorizing intelligence officials to conduct surveillance of individuals who are not known to be affiliated with terrorist groups (known as the “lone wolf” provision), and providing federal investigators—after receiving permission from a judge—with access to business and library records). Feb 14, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 35. (H.R. 514) On a motion that would have required all investigations of U.S. citizens conducted under a controversial government surveillance law known as the Patriot Act to “be conducted in a manner that complies with the Constitution of the United States…” The motion also would have required courts to expedite cases brought by American Citizens who claim that their civil rights have been violated as a result of the Patriot Act. Feb 14, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 29. (H.R. 514) Legislation extending expiring provisions of a terrorism surveillance program known as the “Patriot Act” -- On the resolution setting a time limit for debate and prohibiting amendments to the bill. Specifically, the bill extended provisions allowing the federal government to wiretap terrorism suspects, authorizing intelligence officials to conduct surveillance of individuals who are not known to be affiliated with terrorist groups (known as the “lone wolf” provision), and providing federal investigators—after receiving permission from a judge—with access to business records (such as library records). Feb 10, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 26. (H.R. 514) Passage of legislation that would have extended expiring provisions of a terrorism surveillance program known as the “Patriot Act.” Those provisions included allowing the federal government to wiretap terrorism suspects, authorizing intelligence officials to conduct surveillance of individuals who are not known to be affiliated with terrorist groups (known as the “lone wolf” provision), and providing federal investigators—after receiving permission from a judge—with access to business records (such as library records). Feb 08, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 6. (H. Res. 5) Final passage of a resolution revising the procedural rules of the House of Representatives, including eliminating House floor voting rights for House delegates from the District of Columbia and U.S. territories, and revising budget rules to make it easier for Republican leaders to bring up tax cut bills that increase federal budget deficits. Jan 05, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 4. (H. Res. 5) Legislation revising the procedural rules of the House of Representatives, including eliminating House floor voting rights for House delegates from the District of Columbia and U.S. territories, and revising budget rules to make it easier for Republican leaders to bring up tax cut bills that increased federal budget deficits – On bringing to a final vote the resolution setting a time limit for debate and prohibiting amendments to the measure. Jan 05, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 3. (H. Res. 5) On a motion to table (kill) a Democratic proposal that would have required a special committee (made up of five members of Congress – 3 Republicans and 2 Democrats) to determine whether a Republican resolution eliminating voting rights for House delegates from the District of Columbia and U.S. territories (such as Puerto Rico) was constitutional. Jan 05, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
2010 Senate
Roll Call 249. S 3772. (Pay discrimination) Motion to begin debating a bill that would require employers to show that any disparity in pay between male and female employees is job-related and not based on gender/On agreeing to the motion Nov 17, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 238. S 3454. (Fiscal 2011 Defense Department authorization) Motion to begin debating a bill that would authorize funding for defense-related programs in fiscal 2011, and repeal the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy regarding gays in the military/On the motion Sep 21, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 175. HR 4899. (Supplemental spending for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, veterans and natural disasters) Burr of North Carolina amendment that would strike language allowing money to be transferred from a VA account to a fund compensating Filipino veterans/On agreeing to the amendment May 27, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 174. HR 4899. (Supplemental spending for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, veterans and natural disasters) Inouye of Hawaii amendment that would allow Veterans Affairs funding to be transferred to a fund for compensating Filipino veterans/On agreeing to the amendment May 27, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 89. (H.R. 4872) On a motion allowing a vote on passage (by waiving the Senate’s budget rules) of an amendment that would have prohibited the District of Columbia from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples until the city holds a referendum on whether or not legalize same-sex marriage Mar 24, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
2010 House of Representatives
Roll Call 558. (H.R. 2701) Final passage of legislation authorizing annual funding for U.S. intelligence agencies Sep 29, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 548. (H.R. 847, H.R. 2701, H.R. 2378) Legislation establishing a health program for 9/11 rescue workers who became ill as a result of their rescue efforts following the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001; separate legislation authorizing annual funding for U.S. intelligence agencies; as well as a third bill that would enable the federal government to impose tariffs on countries that undervalue their currencies – On the resolution setting a time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to all three bills Sep 29, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 547. (H.R. 847, H.R. 2701, H.R. 2378) Legislation establishing a health program for 9/11 rescue workers who became ill as a result of their rescue efforts following the attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001; separate legislation authorizing annual funding for U.S. intelligence agencies; as well as a third bill that would enable the federal government to impose tariffs on countries that undervalue their currencies (such tariffs were intended to make U.S. exports more competitive) – On bringing to a final vote a resolution setting a time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to all three bills Sep 29, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 480. (H.R. 5822) On an amendment to a Veterans Affairs Department funding bill that prohibited the measure’s funds from being used to transfer detainees from the Guantanamo Bay prison to a facility in the United States Jul 28, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 467. (H.R. 1320) Final passage of legislation barring members of federal advisory committees (which make policy recommendations to federal government agencies) from being appointed based on their political affiliation, and requiring those committees to provide transcripts of their meetings and disclose information relating to members’ conflicts of interest Jul 26, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 455. (H.R. 725) Final passage of legislation providing training for Native American law enforcement officials to investigate and prosecute domestic and sexual violence. The bill also permitted any federal law enforcement officer to investigate sales of counterfeit Indian art products (current law allowed only Federal Bureau of Investigation officials to investigate such sales). Jul 21, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 335. (H.R. 5136) On an amendment to legislation authorizing funding for Defense Department programs in 2011 that would have prohibited the bill’s funds from being used to transfer inmates from the Guantanamo Bay prison to the United States May 28, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 330. (H.R. 5116) On an amendmentthat would have barred institutions of higher learning from receiving funds provided by the underlying bill if they prohibited the U.S. military from recruiting on their campuses. The amendment was offered to a bill intended to make the U.S. more competitive in the world. May 28, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 317. (H.R. 5136) On an amendment to legislation authorizing annual funding for the Defense Department that repealed the military’s “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” (DADT) policy towards gay servicemembers, which prohibited gays and lesbians from serving openly in the military while barring military officials from inquiring about soldiers’ sexuality. May 27, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 307. (H.R. 5136) Legislation authorizing annual funding in 2011 for Defense Department programs – on the resolution setting a time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to the bill. May 27, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 82. (H.R. 4247) Passage of legislation prohibiting abusive restraint and seclusion as a means of disciplining students Mar 03, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 78. (H.R. 4247) Legislation prohibiting abusive restraint and seclusion as a means of disciplining students -- On the resolution setting the terms for debate on the bill Mar 03, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 73. (H.R. 2701) Passage of legislation authorizing funding for U.S. intelligence agencies Feb 26, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 72. (H.R. 2701) Legislation authorizing funding for U.S. intelligence agencies -- On a motion to recommit with instructions Feb 26, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 69. (H.R. 2701) Legislation authorizing funding for U.S. intelligence agencies -- On an amendment to make a number of technical and substantive changes to the bill, including requiring a 15-year prison sentence for intelligence officials engaging in certain interrogation techniques, and imposing new record-keeping requirements for intelligence briefings provided to Congress Feb 26, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 67. (H.R. 3961) Final passage of legislation to extend several expiring provisions of the anti-terrorism law known as the USA PATRIOT Act Feb 25, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
2009 Senate
Roll Call 350. On confirming David F. Hamilton to be a judge for the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals/On the nomination Nov 19, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 349. On bringing debate to a close on the nomination of David F. Hamilton to be a judge for the 7th U.S. Circuit of Appeals/On the motion Nov 17, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 347. HR 3082. (Fiscal 2010 military construction and VA spending) Motion to kill an amendment that would prohibit funds in the bill from being used to construct or modify prisons in the U .S. to hold Guantanamo Bay detainees/On the motion Nov 17, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 338. HR 2847. (Fiscal 2010 Commerce-Justice-science spending) Motion to kill an amendment that would prohibit funds from being used to prosecute in federal court anyone linked to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks/On the motion Nov 05, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 335. HR 2847. (Fiscal 2010 Commerce, Justice and science spending) Motion to bring debate to a close on a bill that funds the departments of Commerce and Justice and science spending in fiscal 2010/On the motion Nov 05, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 327. HR 2647. (Fiscal 2010 Defense Department authorization) On adopting a conference report on a bill that would fund Defense Department programs in fiscal 2010 and expand federal hate crimes laws to include sexual identity /On adopting the report Oct 22, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 326. HR 2647. (Fiscal 2010 Defense Department authorization) Motion to bring debate to a close on a bill that would fund Defense Department programs in fiscal 2010 and expand federal hate crimes laws to include sexual identity/On the motion Oct 22, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 308. HR 3326. (Fiscal 2010 defense spending) Franken of Minnesota amendment that would prohibit money from going to any federal contractor that requires its employees to sign contracts waiving their right to sue the contractor for sexual assault or harassment/On agreeing to the amendment Oct 06, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 238. S Con Res 13. (Fiscal 2010 Defense authorization) Kerry of Massachusetts amendment that would require the president to report to Congress with an examination of whether North Korea should be listed as a state sponsor of terrorism/On agreeing to the amendment Jul 22, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 233. S 1390. (Fiscal 2010 Defense authorization) Motion to bring debate to a close on an amendment expanding federal hate crimes law/On the motion Jul 16, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 231. S 1390. (Fiscal 2010 Defense authorization) Hatch of Utah amendment that would prevent portions of another amendment that would strengthen hate crimes laws from taking effect/On agreeing to the amendment Jul 16, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 213. On confirming Harold Koh to be the State Department’s legal adviser/On the motion Jun 25, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 212. On bringing debate to a close on the nomination of Harold Koh to be the State Department’s legal adviser/On the motion Jun 24, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 182. S 896. (Housing loans modification) Kerry of Massachusetts amendment that would allow tenants in foreclosed buildings remain in their homes for the duration of their leases, or for 90 days if they didn’t have a lease/On agreeing to the amendment May 06, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 111. HR 1388. (National service programs) Motion to kill an amendment that would clarify that some crisis pregnancy centers and organizations serving battered women would be eligible for a nonprofit grant program/On the motion Mar 25, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 98. (Nomination of John Perrelli) On confirming Thomas John Perrelli to be associate attorney general/On the nomination Mar 12, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 97. (Nomination of David Ogden) On confirming David W. Ogden to be deputy attorney general/On the nomination Mar 12, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 83. HR 1105. (Fiscal 2009 spending) Inhofe of Oklahoma amendment that would prohibit funds from being used to pay the United Nations if it imposes any tax on U.S. citizens/On agreeing to the amendment Mar 05, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 78. HR 1105. (Fiscal 2009 spending) Coburn of Oklahoma amendment that would shift money from state and local grants to prosecute unsolved civil rights crimes to a program coordinating existing anti-crime efforts in high-crime neighborhoods/On agreeing to the amendment Mar 04, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 73. S 160. (DC voting rights) On passing a bill that would add two seats in the House, one for Washington, DC and one for Utah/On passing the bill Feb 26, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 69. S 160. (District of Columbia vote) Kyl of Arizona amendment that would cede most of the land inside the bounds of Washington, D.C., to Maryland/On agreeing to the amendment Feb 26, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 67. S 160. (DC voting rights) Motion to declare unconstitutional a bill to give the District of Columbia full voting rights in the House of Representatives/On the motion Feb 25, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 65. S 160. (DC voting rights) Motion to begin debating a bill that would give the District of Columbia voting rights in the House and an additional House seat for Utah/On the motion Feb 24, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 47. HR 1. (Economic stimulus) DeMint of South Carolina amendment that would allow funds to be used to repair higher education facilities used for religious purposes/On agreeing to the amendment Feb 05, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 14. (S.181) On passage of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009, which expanded the time allowed for bringing a wage discrimination suit. Jan 22, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 12. (S.181) On the motion to table (kill) the Isakson of Georgia Amendment offered to the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009. The amendment would have limited the application of the Act to wage discrimination claims based on practices adopted on or after enactment of S.181. Jan 22, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 10. (S.181) On the motion to table (kill) the Enzi of Wyoming Amendment offered to the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009. The amendment offered to this bill dealing with wage discrimination sought to clarify that only the individuals directly discriminated against would have standing to sue for back wages. Jan 22, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 9. (S.181) On the motion to table (kill) the Specter of Pennsylvania Amendment offered to the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009. The amendment would have deleted the phrase “other practices” from the description in the bill of actions that could constitute wage discrimination. Jan 22, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 8. (S.181) On the motion to table (kill) the Specter of Pennsylvania Amendment offered to the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009. The Specter Amendment would have clarified that employers still had available to them various defenses relating to the statute of limitations in wage discrimination suits. Jan 22, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 7. (S.181)On the Hutchison of Texas Amendment to the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009. The amendment would have the changed the starting date for the statute of limitations in wage discrimination suits to the date that the employee knew, or had reason to suspect, that he or she was subject to a discriminatory wage. Jan 22, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 4. (S.181) Motion to impose cloture (a procedure that prevents a filibuster by limiting the amount of time the Senate can debate a bill), on the debate of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009 Jan 15, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
2009 House of Representatives
Roll Call 784. (H.R. 2892) On passage of the conference report containing the agreement between the House and Senate providing fiscal year 2010 funding for the Department of Homeland Security Oct 15, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 783. (H.R. 2892) The conference report containing the agreement between the House and Senate providing fiscal year 2010 funding for the Department of Homeland Security - - on a motion to send the report back to the conference that developed it with instructions not to agree to any language that would allow a detainee held at the Guantanamo Bay prison to be brought to the United States for prosecution or incarceration Oct 15, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 770. (H.R. 2647) On passage of the conference report containing the agreement between the House and Senate on the legislation authorizing fiscal year 2010 funds for the Defense Department Oct 08, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 769. (H.R. 2647) The conference report containing the agreement between the House and Senate authorizing fiscal year 2010 funds for the Defense Department - - on a motion to send the measure back to the House-Senate conference committee that developed it, and eliminate any provision providing for the transfer or release of individuals imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay Oct 08, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 765. (H.Res. 808) The conference report containing the agreement between the House and Senate authorizing fiscal year 2010 funds for the Defense Department - - on the resolution setting the terms for debating the conference report Oct 08, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 764. (H.Res. 808) The conference report containing the agreement between the House and Senate authorizing fiscal year 2010 funds for the Defense Department - - on a motion to move to an immediate vote on the resolution setting the terms for debating the conference report Oct 08, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 746. (H.R. 2892) The conference report containing the agreement between the House and Senate on the legislation providing fiscal year 2010 funding for the Department of Homeland Security - - on a motion to instruct the House representatives to the House-Senate conference that would develop the report not to add any language that would allow the transfer to the United States of terrorism suspects being held at the Guantanamo Bay prison. Oct 01, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 718. (H.R.3221) The Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2009 - - on a motion to send the bill back to committee to add language prohibiting any of its funds being awarded to ACORN, a nation-wide association of community organizations focused on housing and voter registration Sep 17, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 699. (H. Res. 744) On a resolution expressing the disapproval of the House of Representatives of the conduct of Rep. Wilson (R-SC) for yelling at President Obama during the president’s speech to a joint session of Congress on health care legislation. Sep 15, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 556. (H.R. 3170) On the Emerson of Missouri amendment, which would have eliminated half of the funding for state grants made by the Election Assistance Commission Jul 16, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 457. (H.R. 2647) On the Holt of New Jersey amendment, which required the videotaping of the interrogations of all detainees being held by the Department of Defense or taking place in a Department facility, including the Guantanamo Naval Base Jun 25, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 404. (H.R. 2847) On a motion made as a method to gain control of the House floor and argue against the administration decision to advise interrogated enemy combatants of their right to remain silent and their right to an attorney Jun 18, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 403. (H.R.2847) On a roll call vote resulting from a delaying procedure by the Republican minority. The vote was on whether the House should reconsider its decision to table (kill) a motion to reverse a ruling; the ruling had prevented consideration of an effort to add language to an appropriation bill prohibiting any funds from being used to provide “Miranda rights” to detainees in Afghanistan. Jun 18, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 402. (H.R.2847) On the motion to table (kill) the vote on whether to reverse a ruling relating to the fiscal year 2010 appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice; the ruling sought to be reversed was that a motion to recommit the appropriations bill and add language prohibiting any funds in H.R. 2847 from being used to provide “Miranda rights” to detainees in Afghanistan was not in order. Jun 18, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 391. (H.R.2847) On a roll call vote, resulting from a delaying procedure by the Republican minority; the vote was on whether the House should reconsider its previous approval of the Moore of Wisconsin amendment, which moved $4,000,000 in the fiscal year 2010 appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice to the Violence Against Women and Prevention Prosecution Programs. Jun 18, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 387. (H.R.2847) On a roll call vote, resulting from a delaying procedure by the Republican minority; the vote was on whether the House should reconsider its previous rejection of the Schock of Illinois amendment, which proposed transferring $500,000 in the fiscal year 2010 appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice from the Census Bureau to the International Trade Administration. Jun 18, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 386. (H.R.2847) On the Schock of Illinois amendment, which proposed transferring $500,000 from the Bureau of the Census to the International Trade Administration in the fiscal year 2010 appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice. Jun 18, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 383. (H.R.2847) On the Burton of Indiana amendment to the fiscal year 2010 appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice, which would prohibit any funds in the bill from being used to relocate census personnel to the Office of the President. Jun 18, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 368. (H.R.2847) On the Burton of Indiana amendment which prohibited any funds in the bill providing fiscal year 2010 funding for the Departments of Commerce to be used to relocate census personnel to the Office of the President. Jun 18, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 361. (H.R.2847) On the Lewis of California amendment that would have prohibited any money in the bill providing fiscal year 2010 funding for the Departments of Commerce and Justice from being used to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility Jun 18, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 360. (H.R.2847) On the Lewis of California amendment that would have prohibited any money in the bill providing fiscal year 2010 funding for the Departments of Commerce and Justice to be used to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility Jun 18, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 329. (H.R.2346) Legislation providing supplemental fiscal year 2009 spending authority for a number of federal departments and agencies - - on instructing the House Members negotiating the final version of the bill with the Senate conferees to agree both to certain lower Senate-passed spending levels, and to the Senate-passed prohibition on the release of photographs of suspected terrorists being held at the Guantanamo Bay prison Jun 11, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 328. (H.R.2410) On passage of the Foreign Relations Authorization Act providing funding for foreign diplomatic and political operations in the 2010 and 2011 fiscal years Jun 10, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 321. (H.R. 2410) On the Ros-Lehtinen of Florida Amendment, which would have withheld $4.5 million in funds for the International Atomic Energy Agency Jun 10, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 320. (H.R. 2410) On the Berman of California Amendment, which made a wide range of changes to the bill providing funding for foreign relations operations in the 2010 and 2011 fiscal years Jun 10, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 283. A resolution to appoint a committee to investigate whether Speaker Pelosi accurately charged the CIA with misleading her about its use of interrogation techniques on suspected terrorists - - on whether to table (kill) an appeal of a ruling that prevented a vote on the resolution. May 21, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 262. (H.Res. 434) The bill to provide additional fiscal year 2009 funds for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan - - on agreeing to the rule setting the terms for debating the bill May 14, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 261. (H.Res. 434) The bill to provide additional fiscal year 2009 funds for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan - - on whether the House should move to an immediate vote on the resolution setting the terms for debating the bill May 14, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 223. (H.R. 1913) On passage of the Local Law Enforcement Hate Crimes Prevention Act, which provided federal assistance to states, local jurisdictions, and Indian tribes to prosecute hate crimes, and added disability, age, sexual orientation, and military or law enforcement service as protected categories. Apr 29, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 222. (H.R.1913) Legislation that provided federal assistance to states, local jurisdictions, and Indian tribes to prosecute hate crimes, and to add disability, age, and sexual orientation to the categories of protected classes - - on the motion to send the bill back to committee and add members of the armed forces and law enforcement as protected categories Apr 29, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 220. (H.R. 1913) The bill providing federal assistance to states, local jurisdictions, and Indian tribes to prosecute hate crimes, and to add disability, age, sexual orientation, and service in the military or law enforcement to the categories of protected classes -- on the resolution setting the terms for debating the bill Apr 29, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 219. (H.R.1913) A bill providing federal assistance to states, local jurisdictions, and Indian tribes to prosecute hate crimes, and adding disability, age, sexual orientation, and service in the armed forces or law enforcement to the categories of protected classes - - on moving immediately to a vote on the resolution setting the terms for debating the bill Apr 29, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 169. (H.R.1388) On passage of legislation providing funds for local community service and volunteer efforts Mar 31, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 139. (H.R. 1388) On a motion to add language to a bill funding local community service and volunteer efforts that would prohibit the volunteers from discussing or promoting abortions, and from engaging in lobbying, union organizing, political activity, voter registration or religious teaching Mar 18, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 36. S 181. (Wage discrimination) Motion to send the bill back to the Education and Labor Committee for reworking/On the motion Jan 27, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 33. H Res 87. (Wage discrimination) Providing for consideration of a bill modifying time limits for filing wage discrimination lawsuits (S 181)/On passing the bill Jan 27, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 32. H Res 87. (Wage discrimination) Providing for consideration of a bill modifying time limits for filing wage discrimination lawsuits (S 181)/On ordering the previous question Jan 27, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 9. HR 11. (Wage discrimination) On passing a bill that would extend the time in which employees could sue for wage discrimination/On passing the bill Jan 09, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 8. HR 12. (Pay equality) On passing a bill that would make it easier for workers to challenge wage discrimination/On passing the bill Jan 09, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 7. HR 12. (Pay equality) Motion to rewrite a pay equality bill to stipulate that employers found liable of pay discrimination would not have to compensate certain legal fees/On the motion Jan 09, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
2008 Senate
Roll Call 110. HR 2831. (Wage discrimination bill) Motion to bring debate to a close on a procedural motion/On the motion Apr 23, 2008.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 99. S 2739. (Omnibus public lands bill) Coburn of Oklahoma amendment that would prohibit entry onto private land by National Park Service employees or others coordinating a National Heritage Area unless they had written consent/On agreeing to the amendment Apr 10, 2008.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 79. S Con Res 70. (Fiscal 2009 budget resolution) DeMint of South Carolina amendment that would take back federal funds received by the city of Berkeley, California and transfer them to the U.S. Marine Corps/On agreeing to the amendment Mar 13, 2008.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 71. S Con Res 70. (Fiscal 2009 budget resolution) Ensign of Nevada amendment that would increase funding to enforce parental notification of abortion laws/On agreeing to the amendment Mar 13, 2008.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 17. S 2248. (Revisions to foreign intelligence surveillance law) Specter of Pennsylvania amendment that would make the federal government the defendant in suits brought against telecom companies for their participation in the administration's warrantless wiretapping program/On agreeing to the amendment Feb 12, 2008.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 16. S 2248. (Revisions to foreign intelligence surveillance law) Feingold of Wisconsin amendment that would limit electronic intelligence surveillance on foreigners to targets located outside of the U.S./On agreeing to the amendment Feb 12, 2008.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 15. S 2248. (Revisions to foreign intelligence surveillance law) Dodd of Connecticut amendment that would remove a provision providing legal immunity to telecommunications companies that shared customer records/On agreeing to the amendment Feb 12, 2008.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 14. S.2248 (Revisions to foreign intelligence surveillance law) Feingold of Wisconsin amendment that would prevent the government from wiretapping someone in the United States unless they are involved with international terrorist activities/On agreeing to the amendment Feb 12, 2008.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 13. S 2248. (Revisions to foreign intelligence surveillance law) Feinstein of California amendment that would stipulate the scope of laws governing electronic surveillance/On agreeing to the amendment Feb 12, 2008.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 12. S 2248. (Revisions to foreign intelligence surveillance law) Feingold of Wisconsin amendment that would prevent wiretaps on foreigners done to target a U.S. citizen/On agreeing to the amendment Feb 07, 2008.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 11. S 2248. (Revisions to foreign intelligence surveillance law) Feingold of Wisconsin amendment that would limit how information obtained through secret surveillance efforts can be used/On agreeing to the amendment Feb 07, 2008.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 7. S 2248. (Revisions to foreign intelligence surveillance law) Amendment by Cardin of Maryland that would reduce the amount of time the underlying bill is in effect/On agreeing to the amendment Feb 06, 2008.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 4. S 2248. (Revisions to foreign intelligence surveillance law) Motion to bring debate to a close on an amendment that would temporarily extend foreign intelligence surveillance law/On the cloture motion Jan 28, 2008.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 3. S 2248. (Revisions to foreign intelligence surveillance law) Motion to bring debate to a close on a measure that would authorize warrantless surveillance of certain intelligence targets and grant immunity from prosecution for some telecommunications companies/On the cloture motion Jan 28, 2008.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 2. S 2248. (Revisions to foreign intelligence surveillance law) Motion to kill an amendment that would erase language granting telecommunications companies that shared private consumer records immunity from prosecution/On the motion Jan 24, 2008.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
2007 Senate
Roll Call 350. HR 1585. (Fiscal 2008 defense programs authorization). Motion to end debate and proceed to a vote on an amendment that would create federal penalties for several types of hate crimes/On the motion Sep 27, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 344. National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal 2008 (H.R. 1585), Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) amendment to express the sense of the Senate that Gen. David H. Petraeus deserves the full support of the Senate and strongly condemn personal attacks on the honor and integrity of Petraeus and all members of the U.S. armed forces/On adoption of the amendment Sep 20, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 343. National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal 2008 (H.R. 1585), Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) amendment to reaffirm strong support for all the men and women of the U.S. armed forces and to strongly condemn attacks on their patriotism/On adoption of the amendment Sep 20, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 340. National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal 2008 (H.R. 1585), Sens. Arlen Specter (R-Pa.) and Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) amendment to restore habeas corpus for individuals detained by the United States/Motion to invoke cloture (end debate and put to a vote) Sep 19, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 339. S 1257. (District of Columbia voting rights) Motion to begin debating a bill that would give the District of Columbia voting rights in Congress and the state of Utah an extra representative/On the motion Sep 18, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 321. HR 2764. (Fiscal 2008 State-Foreign Operations Appropriations) Vitter of Louisiana amendment that would prohibit funds from going to any organization that requires U.S. citizens to register a gun/On agreeing to the amendment Sep 06, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 310. S 2011. (Foreign intelligence surveillance revisions) Final passage of a bill that would expand the authority of the U.S. attorney general to spy on suspected foreign terrorists without a warrant, but with restrictions on communications within the United States/On passage of the bill Aug 03, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 309. S 1927. (Foreign intelligence surveillance revisions) Final passage of a bill that would expand the authority of the U.S. attorney general to spy on suspected foreign terrorists without a warrant, including U.S. citizens/On passage of the bill Aug 03, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 283. HR 1. (Sept. 11 commission recommendations) DeMint of South Carolina motion to insist that convicted felons not be eligible for a new transportation worker identification card/On the motion Jul 26, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 279. HR 2638 (Fiscal 2008 Homeland Security appropriations), motion to kill an amendment that would give states $300 million to comply with new driver's license and identification card requirements/On the motion to table Jul 26, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 269. HR 2669. (Student loans reconciliation) Procedural question on whether to require a government-issued photo ID to vote in a federal election/On the motion Jul 19, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 258. HR 2669. (Student loans reconciliation) Procedural question on whether to prevent reinstatement of a rule requiring opposing views on controversial issues to receive equal air time/On the motion Jul 19, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 207. S J Res 14. (Confidence in Attorney General Alberto Gonzales) Motion to begin debating a "no confidence" resolution regarding Attorney General Alberto Gonzales/On the motion Jun 11, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 154. S 1082 (Food and Drug Administration overhaul) Amendment by Grassley of Iowa on strengthening the authority of scientists at the Food and Drug Administration/On agreeing to the amendment May 09, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 131. S 372. (Fiscal 2007 Intelligence authorization) Motion to bring debate on the bill to a close/On the cloture motion Apr 17, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 130. S 372. (Fiscal 2007 Intelligence authorization) Motion to bring debate on the bill to a close/On the cloture motion Apr 16, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 73. S. 4 Legislation to implement the recommendations of the 9/11 Commission (Improving America's Security Act of 2007)/On passage Mar 13, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 54. Amendment to S. 4 (enacting recommendations of the 9/11 Commission) to specify the criminal offenses that disqualify an applicant from the receipt of a transportation security I.D. Feb 28, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
2007 House of Representatives
Roll Call 623. Responsible Redeployment from Iraq Act, requiring a pullout of ground troops from Iraq by April 2008 (H.R. 2956)/On tabling an appeal of the ruling of the chair Jul 12, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 339. Fiscal 2008 Intelligence Authorization (H.R. 2082)/Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) amendment to clarify that the 1978 Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act is the exclusive means by which domestic electronic surveillance for the purpose of gathering foreign intelligence information may be conducted May 10, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 317. Authorizing $40 billion for the Homeland Security Department for fiscal 2008 (H.R. 1684)/Motion to recommit with instructions to authorize the agency to deploy a system to perform risk assessments of people entering the United States May 09, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 299. Expanding federal hate-crimes law to include the use or threat of force against individuals because of their gender, sexual orientation or disability (H.R. 1592)/On passage May 03, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 298. Expanding federal hate-crimes law to include the use or threat of force against individuals because of their gender, sexual orientation or disability (H.R. 1592)/Motion to recommit with instructions to send the bill back to committee to include crimes against the elderly and armed forces personnel in the definition of hate crimes May 03, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 297. H. Res. 364, providing for the consideration of legislation to expand federal hate-crimes law to include the use or threat of force against individuals because of their gender, sexual orientation or disability (H.R. 1592)/On adoption of the rule May 03, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 296. H. Res. 364, providing for the consideration of legislation to expand federal hate-crimes law to include the use or threat of force against individuals because of their gender, sexual orientation or disability (H.R. 1592)/Motion to order previous question (ending debate and prohibiting amendment) May 03, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 289. Reauthorization of the National Science Foundation (H.R. 1867)/Rep. John Campbell (R-Calif.) amendment to prohibit the use of NSF funds for research related to a number of specific topics such as archives of Andean knotted-string records and bison hunting on the late prehistoric Great Plains May 02, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 288. Reauthorization of the National Science Foundation (H.R. 1867)/Rep. Mike Honda (D-Calif.) amendment to require NSF to create curriculum for kindergarten through 12th graders on climate change, climate science and strategies to reduce greenhouse gases May 02, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 287. Reauthorization of the National Science Foundation (H.R. 1867)/Rep. John Sullivan (R-Okla.) amendment to require educational materials on climate change put out by NSF to reflect the "diversity of scientific viewpoints" on whether human activity is responsible for changing weather patterns May 02, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 284. Reauthorizing the Head Start program (H.R. 1439)/Motion to recommit with instructions to amend the legislation to permit faith-based organizations that provide federally funded early-childhood development programs to take religious affiliation into account when hiring employees and clarify that such organizations could use "religious art, icons, scripture or other symbols" May 02, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 283. Reauthorizing the Head Start program (H.R. 1439)/Rep. Heath Shuler (D-N.C.) amendment to outline the importance of faith- and community-based organizations participation in the Head Start program May 02, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 274. Providing for consideration of legislation to reauthorize the Head Start program (H.R. 1429)/On adoption of the rules package (H. Res. 348) May 02, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 273. Providing for consideration of legislation to reauthorize the Head Start program (H.R. 1429)/Motion to order the previous question (end debate) on the rules package (H. Res. 348) May 02, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 232. Increasing quarterly estimated tax payments for those with adjusted gross incomes of more than $5 million (H.R. 1906)/On passage Apr 19, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 231. District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act (H.R. 1905)/On passage Apr 19, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 230. District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act (H.R. 1905)/Motion to recommit with instructions to include language providing for expedited judicial review Apr 19, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 229. Providing for the consideration of the District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act (H. Res. 317)/On adoption of the rules package Apr 19, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 228. Providing for the consideration of the District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act (H. Res. 317)/On ordering the previous question (end debate and prohibit amendment) Apr 19, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 200. H.R. 1401 (Rail and Public Transportation Security Act)/On motion to recommit with instructions Mar 27, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 198. H.R. 1401 (Rail and Public Transportation Security Act), manager's amendment by Thompson of Mississippi to give the Transportation Department control over administering bus and rail security grant funding/Revote on agreeing to the amendment Mar 27, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 194. H.R. 1401 (Rail and Public Transportation Security Act), manager's amendment by Thompson of Mississippi to give the Transportation Department control over administering bus and rail security grant funding/On agreeing to the amendment Mar 27, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 180. H. Res. 260, providing for the consideration of H.R. 1433, (District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act)/On agreeing to the resolution governing the rules of debate Mar 22, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 179. H. Res. 260, providing for the consideration of H.R. 1433, (District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act)/On ordering the previous question Mar 22, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 171. H.R. 1227, Gulf Coast Hurricane Housing Recovery Act of 2007/On motion to recommit with instructions Mar 21, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 151. H.R. 985 Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act/Stupak of Michigan amendment to include government-funded scientists among the federal employees granted whistleblower protections for exposing wrongdoing Mar 14, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 150. H.R. 985 Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act/ Mar 14, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 149. H.R. 985 Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act/Stupak of Michigan amendment to clarify that political interference with science is covered under the bill Mar 14, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 146. Providing for the consideration of H.R. 985, Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act/On agreeing to the resolution Mar 14, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 145. Providing for the consideration of H.R. 985 (Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act)/On ordering the previous question and bring to a vote Mar 14, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 57. House rules change to allow limited voting rights for the delegates from the District of Columbia and four U.S. territories (H. Res. 93)/On passage Jan 24, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 56. House rules change to allow limited voting rights for the delegates from the District of Columbia and four U.S. territories (H. Res. 93)/Question of consideration Jan 24, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 54. House rules change to allow limited voting rights for the delegates from the District of Columbia and four U.S. territories (H. Res. 93)/Motion to table a resolution to disapprove the actions of the Rules Committee Jan 24, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 53. Rules governing debate (H. Res. 86) for a resolution to provide limited voting rights for delegates to the House/On adoption of the rule Jan 24, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 52. Rules governing debate (H. Res. 86) for a resolution to provide limited voting rights for delegates to the House/Motion to table (kill) the motion to reconsider the previous vote Jan 24, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 51. Rules governing debate (H. Res. 86) for a resolution to provide limited voting rights for delegates to the House/Motion to order the previous question, end debate and prevent amendment Jan 24, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 14. Implementing the recommendations of the 9/11 Commission (H.R. 1)/Motion to recommit with instructions Jan 09, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
2005 Senate
Roll Call 128. P.N. 194. Judicial Nominations/ Nomination of Priscilla Richman Owen to be a Federal Appellate Court Judge. May 25, 2005.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 127. P.N. 194. Judicial Nominations/Procedural Vote on a Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Nomination of Priscilla Richman Owen to be a Federal Appellate Court Judge. May 24, 2005.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 115. Johnson Nomination/Vote to End Debate on the Nomination of Stephen L. Johnson to Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency. Apr 28, 2005.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 93. HR 1268. Fiscal 2005 Supplemental Appropriations/Vote to Delete Funding for the Construction of a New $36 Million Maximum Security Prison at Guantanamo, Cuba. Apr 13, 2005.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 21. S. 256. Bankruptcy/ Vote on Amendment to Exempt from Means Test in Bankruptcy Bill Debtors Whose Financial Distress was Caused by Identity Theft. Mar 03, 2005.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 9. S. 5. Class-Action Lawsuits/Vote on Final Passage of Bill to Move Many Interstate, Class-Action Lawsuits from State to Federal Courts, Which are Less Friendly to Consumers. Feb 10, 2005.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 8. S. 5. Class-Action Lawsuits/Vote to Defeat an Amendment to Impose a 60-Day Limit for Federal District Courts to Decide If They Will Return a Case Back to State Court. Feb 10, 2005.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 7. S. 5. Class-Action Lawsuits/Vote to Defeat an Amendment to Give Federal Judges Discretion Regarding Which State's Law to Apply in a Federal Suit Where Consumers Bringing Suit are from Different States. Feb 09, 2005.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 6. S. 5. Class-Action Lawsuits/Vote to Defeat an Amendment to Exempt Civil Rights and Workers' Rights Suits from Provisions of Bill Making It More Difficult for Injured Consumers to Bring Suit in State Courts Feb 09, 2005.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 5. S. 5. Class-Action Lawsuits/Vote to Table (Kill) Amendment to Exempt State Attorney General Suits from Provisions of Bill Making It More Difficult for Injured Consumers to Bring Suit in State Courts. Feb 09, 2005.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 3. P.N. 12. Executive Branch Nominations/Vote to Confirm Alberto R. Gonzales to be Attorney General of the United States. Feb 03, 2005.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
2005 House of Representatives
Roll Call 232. H.R. 2744. Appropriations/Agriculture/Vote on Amendment to Prohibit Scientists with Conflicts of Interest from Serving on Food and Drug Administration Advisory Panels. Jun 08, 2005.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 222. H.R. 1815. Defense/Vote on Passage of Bill to Authorize Military Activities of the Defense Department. May 25, 2005.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 218. H.R. 1815. Defense/Gay Rights/Vote on Amendment to Express Congress's Continued Support for Solomon Amendment (Law that Permits Withholding of Federal Funding from Universities Which, Due to the Military's Policy of Discriminating Against Gays and Lesbians, Do Not Permit Military Recruitment on Their Campuses). May 25, 2005.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 216. H.R. 1815. Abortion/Defense/Vote on Amendment to Lift Restrictions on Termination of Pregnancies for U.S. Servicewomen. May 25, 2005.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 204. H.R. 810. Stem-Cell Research/Vote on Bill to Expand Embryonic Stem-Cell Research. May 24, 2005.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 186. H.R. 1817. Homeland Security/Vote on Amendment to Require Secretary of Homeland Security to Submit Report to Congress Regarding Border Violence. May 18, 2005.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 177. H.R. 2360. Appropriations/Homeland Security/Vote on Amendment to Prevent Homeland Security Funds from Going to State and Local Governments that Refuse to Share Information with Federal Authorities. May 17, 2005.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 153. H.R. 366. Education/Procedural Vote on Motion to Recommit (Amend or Kill) Vocational and Technical Educational Bill in order to Draw Clear Boundaries Regarding Relationships between Federal Agencies and Journalists. May 04, 2005.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 144. H.R. 748. Abortion/Vote on Passage of a Bill to Prohibit Anyone From Transporting a Minor Across State Lines to Seek an Abortion for the Purpose of Avoiding State Parental Consent or Notification Laws. Apr 27, 2005.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 143. H.R. 748. Abortion/Procedural Vote on Motion to Recommit (Amend or Kill) a Bill to Prohibit Anyone From Transporting a Minor Across State Lines to Seek an Abortion for the Purpose of Avoiding State Parental Consent or Notification Laws. Apr 27, 2005.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 142. H.R. 748. Abortion/Vote on Amendment to Exempt Grandparents and Members of the Clergy from the Provisions of Bill to Prohibit Anyone From Transporting a Minor Across State Lines to Seek an Abortion for the Purpose of Avoiding State Parental Consent or Notification Laws. Apr 27, 2005.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 141. H.R. 748. Abortion/Vote on Amendment to Exempt Certain Drivers and Members of Medical Profession from the Provisions of Bill to Prohibit Anyone From Transporting a Minor Across State Lines to Seek an Abortion for the Purpose of Avoiding State Parental Consent or Notification Laws. Apr 27, 2005.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 139. H. Res. 236. Abortion/Procedural Vote on Governing Rule for Bill to Prohibit Anyone From Transporting a Minor Across State Lines to Seek an Abortion for the Purpose of Avoiding State Parental Consent or Notification Laws. Apr 27, 2005.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 90. S. 686. Health Care/Vote on Bill to Grant Parents of Theresa Marie Schiavo the Right to Pursue in Federal Court Their Case to Have Her Feeding Tube Re-Inserted Mar 20, 2005.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 86. H.R. 1332. Health Care/Procedural Vote on Motion that the Committee on the Whole House Rise. Mar 17, 2005.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 69. H. Res. 151. Appropriations/Procedural Vote to Proceed to Consideration of H.R. 1268, a Bill to Provide Emergency Supplemental Funds Primarily for U.S. Military Activities in Iraq and Afghanistan. Mar 15, 2005.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 52. H.R. 841. Governance/Vote on Final Passage of a Bill to Require, in Extraordinary Circumstances, States to Hold Special Elections to Fill Vacancies in the House of Representatives No More Than 49 Days After the Vacancy is Announced by the Speaker of the House of Representatives. Mar 03, 2005.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 51. H.R. 841. Governance: Procedural Vote to Recommit to Committee with Instructions A Bill to Require, in Extraordinary Circumstances, States to Hold Special Elections to Fill Vacancies in the House of Representatives No More Than 49 Days After the Vacancy is Announced by the Speaker of the House of Representatives. Mar 03, 2005.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 50. H.R. 841. Governance/Vote on Amendment to Allow 5 Days to File an Appeal in U.S. District Court Following a Special Election Held Pursuant to an Announcement by the Speaker of the House Due to the Death or Disability of More Than 100 Members of the House of Representatives. Mar 03, 2005.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 48. H.R. 27. Jobs/Vote on Passage of Bill to Reauthorize Federal Job-Training Programs. Mar 02, 2005.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 47. H.R. 27. Jobs/Procedural Vote on Motion to Recommit to Committee with Instructions a Bill to Reauthorize Federal Job-Training Programs. Mar 02, 2005.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 46. H.R. 27. Jobs/Vote on Amendment to Remove Provision Permitting Religious Groups to Obtain Federal Job-Training Funds While Discriminating in Their Hiring on the Basis of Religion. Mar 02, 2005.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 42. H.Res. 126. Jobs/Procedural Vote to Proceed to Consideration of H.R. 27, a Bill to Reauthorize Federal Job-Training Programs. Mar 02, 2005.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 38. S. 5. Class-Action Lawsuits/Vote on Final Passage of Bill to Move Many Interstate, Class-Action Lawsuits from State to Federal Courts, Which are Less Friendly to Consumers. Feb 17, 2005.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 37. S. 5. Class-Action Lawsuits/Procedural Vote on Motion to Commit with Instructions Bill to Move Many Interstate, Class-Action Lawsuits from State to Federal Courts, Which are Less Friendly to Consumers. Feb 17, 2005.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 36. S. 5. Class-Action Lawsuits/Vote on Conyers Substitute Amendment to Bill to Move Many Interstate, Class-Action Lawsuits from State to Federal Courts, Which are Less Friendly to Consumers. Feb 17, 2005.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 35. H.R. 310, a Bill to Increase Penalties for Indecent Behavior on Television or Radio. Feb 16, 2005.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 34. H. Res. 95. Procedural Vote to Proceed to Consideration of H.R. 310, a Bill to Increase Penalties for Indecent Behavior on Television or Radio. Feb 16, 2005.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 31. H.R. 418. REAL ID Act/Vote on Final Passage of Bill to Make Broad Changes to Various Aspects of U.S. Immigration and Asylum Law, Including Making It Harder for Asylum-Seekers to Prove Their Cases. Feb 10, 2005.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 30. H.R. 418. REAL ID Act/Vote to Defeat Motion to Recommit with Instructions (Amend or Kill) Bill to Make Broad Changes to Various Aspects of U.S. Immigration and Asylum Law, Including Making It Harder for Asylum-Seekers to Prove Their Cases. Feb 10, 2005.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 23. H. Res. 71. Immigration, Homeland Security/Vote to Defeat a Point of Order Regarding Mandates to be Imposed upon the States in H.R. 418, a Bill to Alter Certain Aspects of U.S. Immigration and Asylum Laws. Feb 09, 2005.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 16. H. Con. Res. 36. Gay Rights/Military Recruitment/Vote Expressing Congress's Continued Support for Solomon Amendment-Law that Permits Withholding of Federal Funding from Universities Which, Due to the Military's Policy of Discriminating Against Gays and Lesbians, Do Not Permit Military Recruitment on Their Campuses. Feb 02, 2005.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 7. Electoral College/Vote to Override an Objection to Certification of Presidential Electors from Ohio. Jan 06, 2005.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
2004 Senate
Roll Call 144. Full Senate vote on a Democratic amendment, offered to a bill to authorize Defense Department spending for FY05 (S. 2400), to compel Attorney General John Ashcroft to hand over all documents related to the treatment and interrogation of detainees held in U.S. custody. Jun 23, 2004.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 143. A vote to table (kill) a Democratic amendment to S. 2400, the fiscal year 2005 Defense Authorization Act, that would require the Defense Department to provide Congress with a number of reports pertaining to detainees at U.S. military prisons worldwide, including a report on all prisoner interrogation techniques approved by U.S. officials. Jun 23, 2004.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 132. A vote on passage of a Democratic amendment to the fiscal year 2005 Defense Authorization Act (S. 2400) requiring that the Defense secretary develop a protocol that permits media coverage of the return to the United States of coffins containing the remains of members of the armed forces who died overseas. Jun 21, 2004.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 131. A vote on passage of a Republican amendment to the fiscal year 2005 Defense Authorization Act (S. 2400) expressing the sense of Congress that the Defense Department policy prohibiting media coverage of the return to the United States the remains of armed forces members who died overseas "appropriately protects the privacy of their families and friends and is consistent with the Constitution's guarantees of freedom of speech and press." Jun 21, 2004.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 118. A vote to table (kill) a Democratic amendment to the fiscal year 2005 Defense Authorization Act (S. 2400) to prohibit the use of private contractors in the interrogation of prisoners and offensive military operations and establish certain restrictions with respect to the transfer of prisoners to contractors and foreign nations. Jun 16, 2004.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 114. A vote on passage of a bipartisan amendment to the fiscal year 2005 Defense Authorization Act (S. 2400) that would broaden the categories covered by hate crimes to include crimes motivated by the victim's gender, sexual orientation or disability and allow such crimes to be prosecuted in federal courts Jun 15, 2004.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
2004 House of Representatives
Roll Call 150. A vote on passage of a Republican-drafted resolution (H Res 627) entitled "Deploring the Abuse of Persons in United States Custody in Iraq," which Democrats say does not go far enough in terms of holding anyone accountable for such abuses. May 06, 2004.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 147. A vote by the full House on a Republican motion to "order the previous question" (cut off debate) on this resolution (H Res 628) condemning the harsh treatment of Iraqi prisoners, but which Democrats say fails to call for accountability, including an independent congressional inquiry into the prison abuses. May 06, 2004.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 101. A vote on final passage of the Military Recruiter Equal Access to Campus Act (H R 3966), a bill that affords military recruiters open access to students even as the military denies access to its ranks based on an applicant's sexual orientation. Mar 30, 2004.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 98. A vote on a procedural motion made by Republicans, to cut off Democratic debate in opposition to the Military Recruiter Equal Access to Campus Act (H.R. 3966), a bill that would grant military recruiters the same access to students at higher learning centers as have other prospective employers, even if the learning centers in question take offense at the military's practice of discriminating against recruiting homosexuals. Mar 30, 2004.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 31. H.R. 1997. Fetal Protection/Vote on Final Passage of a Bill Which Would Increase Penalties for Crimes Against Pregnant Women and Grant Fetuses Legal Rights Independent of Mothers. Feb 26, 2004.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 30. H.R. 1997. Fetal Protection/Vote on Democratic Version Which Would Increase Penalties for Crimes Against Pregnant Women Without Granting Fetuses Legal Rights Independent of Mothers. Feb 26, 2004.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 17. H.R. 3030. Community Services Block Grants/Vote on Democratic Version Which Would Prevent Organizations Which Receive Taxpayer Funding to Conduct Anti-Poverty Programs from Discriminating Against Potential Employees on the Basis of Religion and Requiring Recipients of Poverty Aid to Participate in Religious Activities. Feb 04, 2004.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 16. H.R. 3030. Community Services Block Grants/Vote to Prevent Organizations Which Receive Taxpayer Funding to Conduct Anti-Poverty Programs from Requiring Recipients of Poverty Aid to Participate in Religious Activities. Feb 04, 2004.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 15. H.R. 3030. Community Services Block Grants/Vote to Prevent Organizations Which Receive Taxpayer Funding to Conduct Anti-Poverty Programs From Discriminating Against Potential Employees on the Basis of Religion. Feb 04, 2004.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
2003 Senate
Roll Call 279. H.R. 2658. Fiscal 2004 Defense Appropriations/Procedural Vote to Defeat an Amendment Designed to Identify U.S. Military Intentions on the Legal Handling of Detained Individuals. Jul 16, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 189. S. 1050. Fiscal 2004 Defense Authorization/Vote to Table (Kill) an Amendment to Cut Funding for the Development of "Low-Yield" Nuclear Weapons. May 21, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 187. S. 1050. Fiscal 2004 Defense Authorization/Vote to Allow the Development of "Low-Yield" Nuclear Weapons. May 21, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 186. S. 1050. Fiscal 2004 Defense Authorization/Vote to Table (Kill) an Amendment to Block Research Funding for the Development of "Low-Yield" Nuclear Weapons. May 20, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 180. H.R. 1298. Global AIDS Relief/Vote to Eliminate Requirement that One-Third of AIDS Relief Funding Be Used For Abstinence Programs. May 15, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 145. S. 113. FISA Warrants/Vote to Protect Civil Liberties by Providing Judicial Discretion in Cases Involving Suspected Terrorists. May 08, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 127. S. 476. Charitable Contributions/Vote to Erode Separation of Church and State By Providing Favorable Tax Treatment for Individual Land Contributions to Religious Groups. Apr 09, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 51. S 3. Ban on "Dilation and Extraction" Abortions/Final Passage of a Bill to Restrict Abortion Rights By Banning "Dilation and Extraction" Abortions. Mar 13, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 49. S 3. Ban on "Dilation and Extraction" Abortions/Vote to Allow "Dilation and Extraction" Abortions In Cases Where the Mother's Health Is Threatened By Pregnancy. Mar 12, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 47. S 3. Ban on "Dilation and Extraction" Abortions/Vote to Return Measure to Judiciary Committee to Determine Constitutionality of Abortion Restrictions Contained in Bill. Mar 12, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 46. S 3. Ban on "Dilation and Extraction" Abortions/Vote to Allow "Dilation and Extraction" Abortions In Cases Where the Mother's Health Is Threatened By Pregnancy. Mar 12, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 19. HR Res 2. Fiscal 2003 Omnibus Appropriations/Vote to Forbid U.S. Military Training to Indonesian Troops Until President Certified that Indonesia Was Working to Fight Terrorism. Jan 23, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 7. H.J. Res 2. Fiscal 2003 Omnibus Appropriations/Vote to Restore Funding for Education, Medicare, Medicaid, and Other Domestic Programs That Had Been Cut in Republican-Drafted Bill. Jan 17, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
2003 House of Representatives
Roll Call 649. H R 2417. Fiscal 2004 Intelligence Authorization/Vote on Final Passage of a Conference Report Which Would Authorize Federal Funding for Intelligence Activities in 2004. Nov 20, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 570. H.R. 2359. Employment Verification Program/Vote to Extend and Expand a 1996 Employment Verification Pilot Program Through 2008. Oct 28, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 488. H.R. 2989. Fiscal 2004 Transportation-Treasury Appropriations/Vote to Restrict Travel to Cuba for Educational Purposes. Sep 09, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 484. H.R. 2989. Fiscal 2004 Transportation-Treasury Appropriations/Vote to Remove Caps on Remittances to Cuba. Sep 09, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 483. H.R. 2989. Fiscal 2004 Transportation-Treasury Appropriations/Vote to Prevent the Enforcement of a Travel Ban to Cuba. Sep 09, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 445. H.R. 2427. Importation of Prescription Drugs/Vote to Allow the Importation of Less-Expensive Prescription Drugs. Jul 24, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 444. H.R. 2210. Head Start Reauthorization/Vote on Final Passage of a Bill Which Would Reauthorize Head Start Funding, Allow Religious Groups That Participate in the Head Start Program to Use Religion as a Factor When Hiring New Teachers, and Devolve Federal Power to Eight States in Making Determinations of How Federal Head Start Money Should Be Spent. Jul 24, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 443. H.R. 2210. Head Start Reauthorization/Vote to Recommit to Committee a Bill Which Would Allow Religious Groups That Participate in the Head Start Program to Use Religion as a Factor When Hiring New Teachers And Would Allow States, And Not the Federal Government, to Determine How Federal Head Start Money Should Be Spent. Jul 24, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 442. H.R. 2210. Head Start Reauthorization/Vote on Democratic Version of Head Start Legislation Which, In Contrast to the Republican Bill, Would Not Allow Religious Groups That Participate in the Head Start Program from Using Religion as a Factor When Hiring New Teachers And Would Maintain the Federal Government's Power in Determining How Federal Head Start Money Should Be Spent. Jul 24, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 441. H.R. 2210. Head Start Reauthorization/Vote to Prevent Religious Groups That Participate in the Head Start Program from Using Religion as a Factor When Hiring New Teachers. Jul 24, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 421. H.R. 2799. Fiscal 2004 Commerce, Justice, State Appropriations/Vote to Restrict the Number of Death Penalty Convictions. Jul 23, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 420. H.R. 2799. Fiscal 2004 Commerce, Justice, State Appropriations/Vote to Prevent the Federal Government from Interfering With State Laws that have Decriminalized the Use of Medical Marijuana. Jul 23, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 419. H.R. 2799. Fiscal 2004 Commerce, Justice, State Appropriations/Vote to Prevent the Justice Department From Enforcing the Separation of Powers Between the Church and State in the Alabama Case Involving the Placement of a Monument of the Ten Commandments in the State's Supreme Court Building. Jul 23, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 409. H.R. 2799. Fiscal 2004 Commerce, Justice, State Appropriations/Vote to Cut Federal Funding to State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies if Those Agencies Fail to Provide Citizenship or Immigration Information to the Department of Homeland Security. Jul 22, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 408. H.R. 2799. Fiscal 2004 Commerce, Justice, State Appropriations/Vote to Uphold the Fifth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution by Preventing Law Enforcement From Conducting Searches Without a Warrant. Jul 22, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 407. H.R. 2799. Fiscal 2004 Commerce, Justice, State Appropriations/Vote to Insure a Diversity of Viewpoints in the Media by Preventing the Concentration of Media Ownership. Jul 22, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 406. H.R. 2799. Fiscal 2004 Commerce, Justice, State Appropriations/Vote to Prevent the Justice Department From Enforcing the Separation of Powers Between the Church and State in Cases Where Schoolchildren are Forced to Recite the Pledge of Allegiance. Jul 22, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 365. H.R. 1950. State Department Authorization/Vote to Reduce U.S. Contributions to the United Nations. Jul 15, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 352. H.R. 2660. Fiscal 2004 Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations/Vote to Cut Funding For Several Health Grants Provided By the National Institutes of Health. Jul 10, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 245. S. 222, S. 273. Zuni Water and Grand Teton National Park/Protest Vote Against Rules of Debate on Two Non- Controversial Bills In Response to Republican Refusal to Extend the Recently-Passed Child Tax Credit to Low-Income Families. Jun 05, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 244. S. 273, S. 222. Zuni Water and Grand Teton National Park/Protest Vote Against Allowing Consideration of Two Non- Controversial Bills In Response to Republican Refusal to Extend the Recently-Passed Child Tax Credit to Low-Income Families. Jun 05, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 243. H.R. 1474. Digital Checks/Protest Vote Against Allowing Consideration of a Non-Controversial Bill In Response to Republican Refusal to Extend the Recently-Passed Child Tax Credit to Low-Income Families. Jun 05, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 234. H.J. Res. 4. Flag Desecration/Passage of a Bill to Restrict Political Speech by Criminalizing the Destruction of the U.S. Flag. Jun 03, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 233. H.J. Res. 4. Flag Desecration/Vote to Protect Political Speech By Weakening the Proposed Ban on the Destruction of the U.S. Flag. Jun 03, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 221. H.R. 1588. Fiscal 2004 Defense Authorization/Passage of a Bill to Provide Funding for the Research and Development of "Low-Yield" Nuclear Weapons and Exempt the Defense Department from the Endangered Species Act. May 22, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 218. H.R. 1588. Fiscal 2004 Defense Authorization/Vote to Castigate France For Its Anti-War Stance on Iraq. May 22, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 216. H.R. 1588. Fiscal 2004 Defense Authorization/Vote to Transfer Funding for the Development of "Low-Yield" Nuclear Weapons into Conventional Weapons Research. May 22, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 175. H.R. 1261. Job Training Reauthorization/Passage of a Bill to Provide Federal Assistance for Job Training Programs and Allow Providers of Job Training to Discriminate By Using an Individual's Religion as a Factor in Hiring Decisions. May 08, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 171. H.R. 1261. Job Training Reauthorization/Vote on Rules of Debate on a Bill to Provide Federal Assistance for Job Training Programs and Allow Providers of Job Training to Discriminate By Using an Individual's Religion as a Factor in Hiring Decisions. May 08, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 170. H.R. 1261. Job Training Reauthorization/Vote to Allow Consideration of a Bill to Provide Federal Assistance for Job Training Programs and Allow Providers of Job Training to Discriminate By Using an Individual's Religion as a Factor in Hiring Decisions. May 08, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 90. H. Res. 153. Day of Prayer/Passage of a Bill Expressing the Sense of the House that the President Should Designate a Day of Prayer, Fasting, and Humility. Mar 27, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
2002 Senate
Roll Call 235. S J Res 45. Resolution Authorizing the Use of Force in Iraq/Vote to Require U.N. Compliance with Military Action in Iraq. Oct 10, 2002.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 147. S 625. Hate Crimes Expansion/Cloture Vote to Provide Legal Protections to Individuals Who Suffer Hate Crimes Based on Their Sex, Sexual Orientation, or Disability. Jun 11, 2002.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 140. HR 4775. Supplemental Appropriations/Vote to Exempt the U.S. from Following Directives of the International Criminal Court and Will of International Community. Jun 06, 2002.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 139. HR 4775. Supplemental Appropriations/Vote to Table (Kill) an Amendment To Provide Continued U.S. Support for the International Criminal Court. Jun 06, 2002.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 64. S 565. Election Reform/Vote to Examine Error Rates in Vote-Counting Machines to Protect Voting Rights. Apr 11, 2002.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 63. S 565. Election Reform/Vote to Prevent Voters from Determining Whether or Not Their Ballot Was Counted. Apr 11, 2002.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 40. S 565. Election Reform/Cloture Vote on Bill to Improve Accessibility and Reliability of Nation's Voting Systems. Mar 04, 2002.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 39. S 565. Election Reform/Cloture Vote on Bill to Improve Accessibility and Reliability of Nation's Voting Systems. Mar 01, 2002.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 38. S 565. Election Reform/Vote to Table (Kill) an Amendment Designed to Effectively Identify Eligible Voters. Feb 27, 2002.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 34. S 565. Election Reform/Vote to Revoke Constitutional Right of Franchise from Inactive but Eligible Voters. Feb 14, 2002.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 33. S 565. Election Reform/Vote to Enable Federal Employees to Volunteer at Polls on Election Day. Feb 14, 2002.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 32. S 565. Election Reform/Vote to Reduce Nullification of Ballots by Enabling Voters to Verify Their Punch-Card Ballots Should Problems Arise. Feb 14, 2002.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 31. S 565. Election Reform/Vote to Insure Restoration of Voting Rights for Ex-Felons. Feb 14, 2002.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
2002 House of Representatives
Roll Call 455. H.J. Res. 114. Resolution Authorizing the Use of Force in Iraq/Final Passage of Bill to Allow an Unprovoked U.S. Attack Against Iraq. Oct 10, 2002.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 454. H.J. Res. 114. Resolution Authorizing the Use of Force in Iraq/Vote to Recommit to Committee a Bill to Allow an Unprovoked U.S. Attack Against Iraq. Oct 10, 2002.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 453. H.J. Res. 114. Resolution Authorizing the Use of Force in Iraq/Vote to Require Congressional Compliance Prior to Military Action in Iraq. Oct 10, 2002.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 452. H.J. Res. 114. Resolution Authorizing the Use of Force in Iraq/Vote to Impel President to Work Through U.N. to Disarm Iraq. Oct 10, 2002.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 429. H.R. 2357. Churches and Campaign Activities/Passage of Bill to Erode Separation of Church and State By Allowing Religious Groups to Conduct Campaign Activities and Still Retain Their Tax Exempt Status. Oct 02, 2002.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 416. H.R. 2215. Justice Department Reauthorization/Vote to Allow Consideration of Justice Department Reauthorization Bill Which Under-Funded the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice. Sep 26, 2002.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 387. H.R. 5193. Education Tax Deduction/Vote on Rules of Debate on a Bill to Allow Public Funding of Private Schools. Sep 12, 2002.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 371. H.R. 5203. Education Tax Break/Passage of a Bill to Provide a Public Subsidy to Private Schools. Sep 04, 2002.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 367. H.R. 5005. Creation of a Department of Homeland Security/Final Passage of Anti-Labor (Republican) Version of Bill Which Restricts Labor Rights of Public Employees in Department and Limits Congressional Oversight of Department. Jul 26, 2002.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 363. H.R. 5005. Creation of a Department of Homeland Security/Vote to Allow Congressional Oversight of Department and Protect the Labor Rights of Public Employees in Department. Jul 26, 2002.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 361. H.R. 5005. Creation of a Department of Homeland Security/Vote to Exempt Private Airport Security Screening Companies From Liability for Negligent Actions. Jul 26, 2002.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 359. H.R. 5005. Creation of a Department of Homeland Security/Vote to Hold Private Security Screening Companies Liable for Negligent Actions and Promote the Development of Anti-Terrorism Technologies. Jul 26, 2002.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 333. HR 5120. Treasury-Postal Appropriations for 2003/Vote to Improve Livelihood of Cubans By Restricting Funds to Enforce the Embargo on Cuba. Jul 23, 2002.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 332. HR 5120. Treasury-Postal Appropriations for 2003/Vote to Improve Livelihood of Cubans By Restricting Funds to Enforce the Embargo on Cuba. Jul 23, 2002.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 331. HR 5120. Treasury-Postal Appropriations for 2003/Vote to Restrict Funds to Enforce the Ban on Travel to Cuba. Jul 23, 2002.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 330. HR 5120. Treasury-Postal Appropriations for 2003/Vote to Undermine the Restriction of Funds to Enforce the Ban on Travel to Cuba. Jul 23, 2002.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 313. HR 5093. Regulating Corporate Fraud/Motion to Instruct Conferees to Adopt More Stringent Senate Language When Drafting Conference Report. Jul 17, 2002.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 311. HR 5093. Interior Appropriations for 2003/Vote to Eliminate Restrictions on a Review of Money Owed to American Indians. Jul 17, 2002.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 269. HR 5010. Defense Appropriations for 2003/Vote to Revoke Funding to the Missile Defense Program. Jun 27, 2002.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 238. HR 3295. Election Reform/Vote to Instruct House Conferees to Adopt Stringent Language During Conference Committee to Insure the Future Protection of Voting Rights. Jun 19, 2002.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 214. Procedural Motion/Vote to Table (Kill) a Requirement that the President Obtain Congressional Approval Before Withdrawing from the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty. Jun 06, 2002.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 202. HR 4775. 2002 Supplemental Appropriations/Vote to Prevent Colombian Counternarcotics Funding for Use in Colombia's Civil War. May 23, 2002.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 193. HR 3129. Reauthorizing the Customs Service/Final Passage of a Bill Which Exempted Customs Agents from Lawsuits for Wrongful Searches. May 22, 2002.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 192. HR 3129. Reauthorizing the Customs Service/Vote to Hold Customs Agents Liable for Wrongful Searches. May 22, 2002.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 155. HR 4546. Defense Authorization for 2003/Vote to Ban U.S. Funding to the International Criminal Court. May 09, 2002.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 97. HR 476. Transporting Minors for Abortions/Final Passage of a Bill to Criminalize the Transport of Minors Across State Lines to Obtain an Abortion. Apr 17, 2002.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 96. HR 476. Transporting Minors for Abortions/Vote to Recommit to Committee a Bill to Criminalize the Transport of Minors Across State Lines to Obtain an Abortion. Apr 17, 2002.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative

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