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Health CareAccess to Health Insurance
Progressive/ Conservative Stance
Winning Side
2012 Senate
Roll Call 99. (S.Con.Res. 37) On a motion to bring up for consideration a budget proposal advocated by a group of conservative senators May 16, 2012.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 98. (H.Con.Res. 112) On a motion to bring up for consideration a controversial budget proposal that calls for steep cuts in spending and taxes, transforms Medicare into a voucher program for future senior citizens, and repeals President Obama’s health reform law May 16, 2012.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 24. (S. 1813) On an amendment to exempt more employers and insurers from a rule aimed at expanding access to contraceptives and other preventive health care Mar 01, 2012.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
2011 Senate
Roll Call 77. (H. Con. Res 34) A budget resolution that would have set the parameters for all federal government spending, cut $5.8 trillion from federal programs over 10 years, and converted the Medicare program for the elderly into a private health insurance voucher system – On the motion to bring up the bill May 25, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 59. (H. Con. Res. 35) Final passage of legislation effectively defunding the landmark 2010 health care reform law that expanded health insurance coverage to 31 million previously uninsured Americans, and prohibited insurance companies from denying coverage to individuals with pre-existing medical conditions Apr 14, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 48. (H.R. 4) On an amendment that would have blocked the implementation of legislation that effectively cut subsidies for uninsured Americans to purchase health insurance if the Secretary of Health and Human Services determined that an effect of that legislation would be to increase health insurance premiums or cause more Americans to lose their health insurance. Apr 05, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 9. (S. 223) On a motion to waive the Senate’s budget rules and pass an amendment that would have repealed a 2010 landmark health care reform law that prohibited health insurance companies from denying coverage to individuals with pre-existing medical conditions and provided health insurance coverage to 30 million uninsured Americans. Feb 02, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 7. (S. 223) On an amendment that would have repealed a provision of a major health care reform law enacted in 2010 that required small businesses to file a tax form (a 1099 form) for all individuals who had received $600 or more from a business in exchange for property or merchandise. This amendment was offered to legislation authorizing annual funding for the Federal Aviation Administration. Feb 02, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
2011 House of Representatives
Roll Call 382. (H.R. 2017) Legislation that would provide annual funding for Homeland Security Department programs – Two separate votes: the first on bringing to a final vote the resolution setting a time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to Homeland Security bill; the second on passage of the resolution setting the time limit. Jun 01, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 381. (H.R. 2017) Legislation that would provide annual funding for Homeland Security Department programs – Two separate votes: the first on bringing to a final vote the resolution setting a time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to Homeland Security bill; the second on passage of the resolution setting the time limit. Jun 01, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 380. (H.R. 2017) Legislation that would provide annual funding for Homeland Security Department programs – On whether to bring up the resolution setting a time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to the bill Jun 01, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 340. (H.R. 1216) Final passage of legislation limiting federal funding for graduate medical education to $46 million per year May 25, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 339. (H.R.1216) On a motion that would have required that medically underserved communities be given priority with respect to federal funding for graduate medical education. May 25, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 336. (H.R. 1216) On an amendment that would have required the Government Accountability Office (GAO—which conducts investigations, audits, and studies on behalf of Congress) to determine the impact of limiting federal funding for graduate medical education to $46 million per year on the number of primary care physicians that could be trained. May 24, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 334. (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 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 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 290. (H.R. 1214) Final passage of legislation repealing a provision of a major health care reform law that provided federal funding for school-based health care centers May 04, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 289. (H.R. 1214) On a motion that would have required the Health and Human Services Department to post on its website a list of the school districts that would lose federal funding for school health centers as a result of legislation repealing a provision of major health care reform law that provided funding for those health centers. May 04, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 288. (H.R. 1214) On an amendment that would have required the Government Accountability Office (GAO—which carries out studies, audits, and investigations for Congress) to conduct a study on which school districts were most in need of new or renovated school-based health care centers. May 04, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 287. (H.R. 1214) On an amendment that would have required the Department of Health and Human Services to post on its website the amount of funding rescinded from school-based health care centers as a result of repealing a provision of a major health care law that provided federal funding for those health centers. May 04, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 285. (H.R. 1213) Final passage of legislation repealing a provision of a major health care reform law that provided federal funds to states for health insurance “exchanges”--regulated marketplaces in which the uninsured could purchase subsidized health insurance. May 03, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 284. (H.R. 1213) On a motion that would have barred health insurance companies from participating in state-based health insurance “exchanges” (regulated marketplaces in which the uninsured could purchase subsidized health insurance) if they denied coverage to individuals with cancer or any other pre-existing medical condition. May 03, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 283. (H.R. 1213) On an amendment that would have required the Health and Human Services Department to submit to Congress a report on delays and reduced in enrollment in health insurance “exchanges” (regulated marketplaces in which the uninsured could purchase subsidized health insurance) as a result of revoking federal funding that had been provided for those exchanges. May 03, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 282. (H.R. 1213) On an amendment that would have required the Health and Human Services Department to submit to Congress a report on the extent to which states were expected to have difficulties establishing health care “exchanges” (regulated marketplaces in which the uninsured could purchase subsidized health insurance) without federal funding. May 03, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 281. (H.R. 1213) On an amendment that would have required the Health and Human Services Department to post on its website the amount of funding that would be cut from health care “exchanges” (regulated marketplaces in which the uninsured could purchase subsidized health insurance) as a result of eliminating federal funds for those exchanges. May 03, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 280. (H.R. 1213, H.R. 1214) Legislation repealing a provision of a major health care reform law that provided federal funds to states for health care “exchanges” (regulated marketplaces in which the uninsured could purchase subsidized health insurance), as well as a separate bill repealing a provision of the same health care law that provided federal funding for school-based health care centers – On the resolution setting a time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to both bills May 03, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 279. (H.R. 1213, H.R. 1214) Legislation repealing a provision of a major health care reform law that provided federal funds to states for health care “exchanges” (regulated marketplaces in which the uninsured could purchase subsidized health insurance), as well as a separate bill repealing a provision of the same health care law that provided federal funding for school-based health care centers – 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 03, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 277. (H. Con. Res. 34) Final passage of a budget resolution setting the parameters for all federal government spending, cutting $5.8 trillion from federal programs over 10 years, and converting the Medicare program for the elderly into a private health insurance voucher system Apr 15, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 276. (H. Con. Res. 34) On an amendment sponsored by House Democrats that would have allowed income tax cuts for the wealthy enacted in 2001 and 2003 to expire, cut Defense Department spending by $89 billion over 10 years, cut agricultural subsidies by $20 billion over 10 years, and preserved Medicare as a guaranteed, government-run health care program for the elderly. Apr 15, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 274. (H. Con. Res. 34) On an amendment sponsored by the Congressional Progressive Caucus that would have allowed tax cuts enacted in 2001 and 2003 to expire, and preserved Medicare as a guaranteed, government-run health care program for the elderly. The amendment also would have ended tax subsidies for oil and gas companies and power plants, implemented a new government-run health insurance program to compete with private insurers, and increased funding for clean energy, affordable housing, and medical research programs. Apr 15, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 273. (H. Con. Res. 34) On an amendment sponsored by the Congressional Black Caucus that would have allowed income tax cuts enacted in 2001 and 2003 to expire, and preserved Medicare as a guaranteed, government-run health care program for the elderly. The amendment also would have increased funding for food stamps, job training programs, food safety inspections, community health care centers, and financial aid for low-income college students. Apr 15, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 270. (H. Con. Res. 35) Passage of legislation that would effectively defund the landmark 2010 health care reform law that expanded health insurance coverage to 31 million previously uninsured Americans, and prohibited insurance companies from denying coverage to individuals with pre-existing medical conditions Apr 14, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 266. (H. Con. Res. 34) A budget resolution setting the parameters for all federal government spending, cutting $5.8 trillion from federal programs over 10 years, and converting the Medicare program for the elderly into a private health insurance voucher system – On the resolution setting a time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to the budget resolution Apr 14, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 265. (H. Con. Res. 34) A budget resolution setting the parameters for all federal government spending, cutting $5.8 trillion from federal programs over 10 years, and converting the Medicare program for the elderly into a private health insurance voucher system – On bringing to a final vote the resolution setting a time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to the budget resolution Apr 14, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 162. (H.R. 4) Final passage of legislation repealing a provision of a major health care law enacted in 2010 that required small businesses to file a tax form (a 1099 form) for all individuals who had received $600 or more from a business in exchange for property or merchandise, and cutting subsidies for uninsured Americans to purchase health insurance. Mar 03, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 161. (H.R. 4) On tabling (killing) an effort to appeal a ruling that a Democratic motion violated the rules of the House of Representatives. The Democratic motion would have restored subsidies—which were cut by the underlying bill—for uninsured Americans to purchase health insurance, and eliminated tax benefits for oil and gas companies. Mar 03, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 157. (H.R. 4) Legislation repealing a provision of a major health care law enacted in 2010 that required small businesses to file a tax form (a 1099 form) for all individuals who had received $600 or more from a business in exchange for property or merchandise, and cutting subsidies enabling uninsured Americans to purchase health insurance — On the resolution setting a time limit for debate and prohibiting amendments to the bill. Mar 02, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 156. (H.R. 4) Legislation repealing a provision of a major health care law enacted in 2010 that required small businesses to file a tax form (a 1099 form) for all individuals who had received $600 or more from a business in exchange for property or merchandise, and cutting subsidies enabling uninsured Americans to purchase health insurance — On bringing to a final vote the resolution setting a time limit for debate and prohibiting amendments to the bill. Mar 02, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 141. (H.R. 1) On an amendment prohibiting federal funds from being used by the Health and Human Services Department to implement rules relating to an “essential benefits package”—the benefits all health insurance plans must provide to their enrollees under a major health care law enacted in 2010. Feb 18, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 138. (H.R. 1) On an amendment prohibiting federal funds from being allocated to the Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight—which was established by the Obama administration to enforce private health insurance companies’ compliance with a major health care law. Feb 18, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 121. (H.R. 1) On an amendment prohibiting federal funds from being used to establish health insurance “exchanges” where uninsured Americans could purchase health insurance. Feb 18, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 110. (H.R. 1) On an amendment prohibiting federal funds from being used to enforce a legal requirement that health insurance companies must spend 80-85% (depending on the size of the company) of the money they collect from insurance premiums on health care services, and no more than 15% to 20% on administrative costs. Feb 18, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 100. (H.R. 1) On an amendment prohibiting federal funds from being used by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to impose penalties on Americans who had not obtained health insurance—which they were required to do under the 2010 health care reform law that was supported by President Obama and expanded health insurance coverage to nearly all Americans. Feb 18, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 99. (H.R. 1) On an amendment prohibiting federal funds from being used to pay the salary of any federal employee to implement or enforce the landmark 2010 health care reform law that was signed into law by President Obama and expanded health insurance coverage to nearly all Americans. . Feb 18, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 98. (H.R. 1) On an amendment prohibiting federal funds from being used by any federal employee to implement or enforce the landmark 2010 health care reform law that was signed into law by President Obama and expanded health insurance coverage to nearly all Americans. Feb 18, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 97. (H.R. 1) On an amendment prohibiting federal funds from being used by employees of the Health and Human Services Department (the federal agency that enforces laws relating to health care) to implement or enforce the landmark 2010 health care reform law that was signed into law by President Obama and expanded health insurance coverage to nearly all Americans. Feb 18, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 16. (H. Res. 9) Final passage of a resolution instructing committees in the House of Representatives to draft health care reformlegislation. The resolution laid out general principles for new health care legislation, stating that such measures should “foster economic growth and private sector job creation by eliminating job-killing policies and regulations” and “lower health care premiums through increased competition.” Jan 20, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 14. (H.R. 2) Final passage of legislation repealing a 2010 landmark health care reform law that prohibited health insurance companies from denying coverage to individuals with pre-existing medical conditions and provided health insurance coverage to 30 million uninsured Americans. Jan 19, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 13. (H.R. 2) On a motion) that would have delayed the implementation of legislation repealing a health care reform law until all members of Congress forfeit the health insurance benefits they receive through the federal government employee health insurance program (known as the “Federal Employees Health Benefits program”). A motion to recommit with instructions is the minority's opportunity to torpedo or significantly change a bill before a final up-or-down vote on the measure. Jan 19, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 10. (H.R. 2) Legislation repealing a major health care law enacted in 2010 which provided health insurance to 30 million uninsured Americans, prohibited health insurance companies from denying coverage to people with pre-existing medical conditions, and required nearly all Americans to obtain health insurance – On the resolution setting a time limit for debate and prohibiting amendments to the bill. Jan 07, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 9. (H.R. 2) Legislation repealing a major health care law enacted in 2010 which provided health insurance to more than 30 million uninsured Americans, prohibited health insurance companies from denying coverage to people with preexisting medical conditions, and required nearly all Americans to obtain health insurance – On bringing to a final vote the resolution setting a time limit for debate and prohibiting amendments to the bill. Jan 07, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 5. (H. Res. 5) On a motion to commit (which was the minority’s last chance to amend or torpedo the underlying legislation) that would have required all members of the House of Representatives to publicly state whether they would enroll in the federal government’s health care program for federal employees. (This motion to commit was offered on a resolution revising the procedural rules of the House of Representatives.) Jan 05, 2011.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
2010 Senate
Roll Call 244. S J Res 39. (Exempting existing health insurance plans) Motion to begin debating a resolution that would cancel a portion of the 2010 health care overhaul law that exempts current health insurance plans from the law/On the motion Sep 29, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 233. HR 5297. (Small business tax incentives) Motion to bring debate to a close on a substitute amendment that includes the text of Senate Democrats’ bill to provide a variety of tax incentives for small businesses/On the cloture motion Sep 14, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 232. HR 5297. (Small business tax incentives) Motion to bring debate to a close on an amendment that would exempt very small businesses from a tax paperwork requirement/On the cloture motion Sep 14, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 231. HR 5297. (Small business tax incentives) Motion to bring debate to a close on an amendment that would repeal a tax-related reporting requirement included in the 2010 health care overhaul/On the cloture motion Sep 14, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 180. HR 4213. (Extending expiring programs) Motion to kill an amendment that would exempt some pediatric medical devices from a new tax/On the motion Jun 09, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 179. HR 4213. (Extending expiring programs) Motion to preserve an amendment that would have expedited a provision in the health care overhaul increasing the age of coverage for dependents/On the motion Jun 09, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 117. HR 4851. (Extending expired programs, including those for the unemployed) Motion to bring debate to a close on a measure that would extend expired programs, including those that benefit the unemployed/On passing the bill Apr 15, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 116. HR 4851. (Extending expired programs, including those for the unemployed) Motion to bring debate to a close on a measure that would extend expired programs, including those that benefit the unemployed/On the motion Apr 15, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 114. HR 4851. (Extending expired programs, including those for the unemployed) Motion to kill an amendment that would shift federal funds that had been allocated but never actually spent and use them to pay for a bill to extend expired programs, including those that help the unemployed/On the motion Apr 15, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 112. HR 4851. (Extending unemployment benefits and other items) Motion to allow to go forward a bill that would extend for two months certain expiring programs, mostly related to unemployment benefits/On the motion Apr 14, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 110. HR 4851. (Extending unemployment benefits and other items) Motion to allow to go forward a bill that would extend for two months certain expiring programs, mostly related to unemployment benefits/On the motion Apr 14, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 108. (H. Con. Res 257) On passage of a resolution allowing the Senate to take its traditional Easter recess Mar 25, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 107. On a motion bringing all senators to floor in order to reach an agreement on extending unemployment insurance and health insurance for laid-off workers Mar 25, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 106. (H.R. 3153) On a motion to table (kill) a Republican motion to begin debate on a bill that would have extended unemployment insurance and health benefits for laid off workers for one month Mar 25, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 105. (H.R. 4872) Passage of a bill making a number of changes to major health care legislation, including delaying the implementation of a tax on high-cost health insurance plans until 2018 Mar 25, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 104. On a motion to table (kill) an amendment that would have cut federal Medicaid funding for states where waste and fraud within Medicaid occurred Mar 25, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 103. On a motion to table (kill) an amendment that would have extended indefinitely a tax credit to help small businesses afford health insurance coverage for their employees Mar 25, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 102. (H.R. 4872) On a motion to table (kill) an amendment to tie an increase in Medicare taxes on high-income individuals to inflation Mar 25, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 101. (H.R. 4872) On a motion to table (kill) an amendment that would have repealed a provision in health care legislation signed into law by President Obama imposing a fine on individuals who fail to obtain health insurance Mar 25, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 100. (H.R. 4872) On a motion to table (kill) an amendment that would have allowed individuals to purchase health insurance plans across state lines Mar 25, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 99. (H.R. 4872) On a motion allowing a vote on passage of an amendment to immediately suspend health care reform legislation if the Congressional Budget Office estimated that it would not reduce the deficit as predicted in any given year, by waiving the Senate’s budget rules Mar 25, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 98. (H.R. 4872) On a motion to table (kill) an amendment to index to inflation all new taxes imposed by health care reform legislation signed into law by President Obama to inflation Mar 25, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 97. (H.R. 4872) On a motion to table (kill) an amendment that would have repealed a provision of health care reform legislation signed into law by President Obama that increased Medicare’s payment rates for medical services in North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Utah, and Wyoming. Mar 25, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 96. (H.R. 4872) On a motion to table (kill) an amendment that would have prohibited the implementation of health care reform legislation until the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services certify that the legislation will lower health care costs Mar 25, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 95. (H.R. 4872) On a motion to table (kill) an amendment that would have required enrollees in health insurance plans to provide documentation proving that they are citizens or legal residents of the United States Mar 25, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 94. (H.R. 4872) On a motion allowing a vote on passage of an amendment that would have allowed veterans deemed to be “mentally incompetent” to possess firearms, by waiving the Senate’s budget rules. Mar 25, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 93. (H.R. 4872) On a motion allowing a vote on passage of an amendment that would have prohibited lawsuits against doctors if those lawsuits concern medical services provided for free, by waiving the Senate’s budget rules. Mar 25, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 92. (H.R. 4872) On a motion to table (kill) an amendment that would have refunded taxes paid on fuel for vehicles used exclusively to perform mammograms Mar 24, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 91. (H.R. 4872) On a motion allowing a vote on passage of an amendment to permanently repeal the “marriage penalty” (the higher tax bracket for married couples who file their taxes jointly), and provide for a permanent sales tax deduction for individuals living in states with no income tax (this allows those individuals to deduct a portion of their state sales taxes from their federal income taxes), by waiving the Senate’s budget rules Mar 24, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 90. (H.R. 4872) On a motion to table (kill) an amendment that would have allowed individuals to deduct a portion of their medical expenses from their taxes if their medical expenses exceed 5% of their income Mar 24, 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
Roll Call 88. (H.R. 4872) On a motion allowing a vote on passage of an amendment that would have extended a number of expiring programs (including unemployment insurance for laid-off workers who have exhausted their benefits), by waiving the Senate's budget rules Mar 24, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 87. (H.R. 4872) On a motion to table (kill) an amendment which would have allowed seniors to opt out of Medicare Part A (which covers care provided at hospitals and nursing facilities) Mar 24, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 86. (H.R. 4872) On a motion to table (kill) an amendment that would have repealed four provisions in health care reform legislation signed into law by President Obama that were intended to reduce health care costs, including a new Independent Payment Advisory Board (which is charged with indentifying ways to reduce Medicare spending) Mar 24, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 85. (H.R. 4872) On a motion to allow a vote on passage of an amendment that would have prohibited cuts in Medicare payments to critical access hospitals (hospitals located in rural areas where access to medical facilities is poor), by waiving the Senate’s budget rules Mar 24, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 84. (H.R. 4872) On a motion to table (kill) an amendment that would have repealed the health care reform legislation signed into law by President Obama. Mar 24, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 83. (H.R. 4872) On a motion to table (kill) an amendment that would have provided that soldiers, veterans, and their families would not be subject to a fine if their benefits do not meet the health care legislation’s criteria for "essential benefits" coverage Mar 24, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 82. (H.R. 4872) On a motion allowing a vote on passage of an amendment that would have extended Medicare reimbursement rates for doctors at 2010 levels for three years, by waiving the Senate’s budget rules Mar 24, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 81. (H.R. 4872) On a motion to table (kill) an amendment to health care legislation exempting medical devices intended for soldiers and veterans from a 2.3% excise tax Mar 24, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 80. (H.R. 4872) On a motion to table (kill) an amendment that would have exempted the sale of medical devices intended for children and those with disabilities from a 2.3% excise tax Mar 24, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 79. (H.R. 4872) On a motion to table (kill) an amendment that would have eliminated a 2.3% excise tax on the sale of medical devices Mar 24, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 78. (H.R. 4872) On a motion to table (kill) an amendment that would have eliminated a 3.8% tax on investment income for those earning over $200,000 per year Mar 24, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 77. (H.R. 4872) On a motion allowing a vote on passage of an amendment to eliminate a provision in health care reform legislation creating an insurance program covering long-term care (such as nursing home care) for the elderly and the disabled, by waiving the Senate’s budget rules. Mar 24, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 76. (H.R. 4872) On a motion to table (kill) an amendment requiring the Secretary of Education to certify that no state would experience a net job loss as a result of students receiving loans directly from the federal government Mar 24, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 75. (H.R. 4872) On a motion to table (kill) an amendment to eliminate a provision in health care legislation imposing a fine on businesses with 50 or more employees that do not provide their workers with health insurance Mar 24, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 74. (H.R. 4872) On a motion to table (kill) an amendment to allow states to choose not to comply with health care reform legislation Mar 24, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 73. (H.R. 4872) On a motion to table (kill) an amendment that would have prohibited sex offenders from receiving any government subsidies for erectile dysfunction drugs Mar 24, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 72. (H.R. 4872) On a motion to table (kill) an amendment that would have eliminated a provision in major health care legislation that cut funding for the Medicare Advantage program (Under the Medicare Advantage program, Medicare beneficiaries can receive their benefits through private insurers as opposed to the traditional government-run Medicare program) Mar 24, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 71. (H.R. 4872) On a motion allowing a vote on passage (by waiving the Senate’s budget rules) of an amendment that would have forced all members of Congress to enroll in Medicaid Mar 24, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 70. (H.R. 4872) On a motion to table (kill) an that would have reduced interest rates on student loans by 1.5% Mar 24, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 69. HR 4872. (Health care reconciliation) Motion to allow an amendment that would require the president, vice president, members of Congress and others to receive their health care through “exchanges” created by the health insurance overhaul law/On the motion Mar 24, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 68. HR 4872. (Health care reconciliation) Motion to kill an amendment that would require the government to certify that the health care overhaul law will not increase insurance premiums more than has been projected/On the motion Mar 24, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 67. HR 4872. (Health care reconciliation) Motion to kill an attempt to remove from the health care overhaul law any mandates that employers must provide health insurance to employees/On the motion Mar 24, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 66. HR 4872. (Health care reconciliation) Motion to kill an attempt to rewrite a health care overhaul to prevent tax increases for people earning less than $200,000/On the motion Mar 24, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 65. HR 4872. (Health care reconciliation) Motion to kill an amendment by John McCain, R-Ariz., that would remove what he called “sweetheart deals” that benefit certain states in the health care overhaul/On the motion Mar 24, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 64. HR 4872. (Health care reconciliation) Motion to kill an amendment that would require certification that new spending in a health care overhaul isn’t being paid for by reducing Medicare funding/On the motion Mar 24, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 63. HR 4872. (Health care overhaul) Motion to begin debating a bill that would revise a major new law overhauling health insurance and student lending laws/On the motion Mar 23, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 62. On adjourning the Senate/On adjournment Mar 23, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 48. HR 4213. (Extending expiring programs, including those to help the unemployed and other items) On passing a bill that would extend certain expiring programs including unemployment benefits and other items/On passing the bill Mar 10, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 47. HR 4213. (Extending expiring programs, including those to help the unemployed and other items) Motion to bring debate to a close on a bill that would extend certain expiring programs including unemployment benefits and other items (Second cloture vote) On the motion Mar 10, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 46. HR 4213. (Extending expiring programs, including those to help the unemployed and other items) Motion to bring debate to a close on a bill that would extend certain expiring programs including unemployment benefits and other items (First cloture vote)/On the motion Mar 09, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 45. HR 4213. (Extending expiring programs, including those to help the unemployed and other items) Motion to allow to go forward an amendment that would extend assistance to needy families and workforce programs for six months/On the motion Mar 09, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 39. HR 4213. (Extending expiring programs, including those to help the unemployed and other items) Motion to allow to go forward a bill that would extend expiring programs such as unemployment benefits and health insurance subsidies/On the motion Mar 03, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 36. HR 4213. (Extending expiring programs, including those to help the unemployed and other items) Motion to allow an amendment that would provide $250 to certain Social Security recipients/On the motion Mar 03, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 31. HR 4691. (Short-term extensions of programs to benefit the unemployed and other items) Motion to preserve an amendment that proposes to pay for health care premium assistance, transportation spending and other items by repealing a certain business tax break/On the motion Mar 02, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
2010 House of Representatives
Roll Call 362. (H.R. 5486) On an amendment to small business legislation that would have repealed a provision in a major health care reform law enacted in March 2010 that required Americans to obtain health insurance Jun 15, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 323. (H.R. 4213) On a resolution setting the terms for floor debate and prohibiting amendments to legislation extending unemployment insurance for laid-off workers through November 30, 2010, as well as allowing a separate vote on blocking a 21% cut in Medicare payments to physicians scheduled to take effect on June 1. May 28, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 322. (H.R. 4213) On an amendment eliminating a provision in legislation intended to help laid-off workers that extended health benefits for jobless Americans. The amendment also divided the bill into two separate sections, each to be voted on separately (One section blocked a 21% cut in Medicare payments to physicians, and the other section contained the rest of the bill.) May 28, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 321. (H.R. 4213) On bringing to a final vote a resolution setting a time limit for debate and determining which amendments could be offered to legislation extending unemployment insurance for laid-off workers through November 30, 2010, and blocking a 21% cut in Medicare payments to physicians scheduled to take effect on June 1. May 28, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 319. On approving the May 27, 2010 House Journal. May 28, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 211. (H.R. 4851) Final passage of legislation extending unemployment compensation and health insurance for laid-off workers, and blocking a 21% cut in Medicare payments to physicians Apr 15, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 194. (H.R. 4872) Final passage of legislation making a number of changes to major health care legislation, including delaying the implementation of a tax on high-cost health insurance plans until 2018 Mar 25, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 193. (H.R. 4872) A bill making a number of changes to major health care legislation, including delaying the implementation of a tax on high-cost health insurance plans until 2018 -- On the resolution setting a time limit for debate and prohibiting amendments to the bill Mar 25, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 181. (H.R. 4849) On an amendment to repeal a number of provisions in a major health care bill (including an annual limit on contributions to health flexible spending accounts) that was offered to legislation providing small businesses with tax incentives intended to spur job creation and expanding a bond program for infrastructure projects Mar 24, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 167. (H.R. 4872) Passage of a bill making a number of changes to major health care legislation, including delaying the implementation of a tax on high-cost health insurance plans until 2018 Mar 21, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 166. (H.R. 4872) Legislation making changes to a major health care bill, including delaying the implementation of a tax on high-cost health insurance plans until 2018 -- On a "motion to recommit with instructions," or amendment to require tighter restrictions on insurance companies' coverage of abortion Mar 21, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 165. (H.R. 3590) On passage of legislation making major changes to the national health care system, including expanding health coverage to uninsured Americans Mar 21, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 163. (H.R. 3590, H.R. 4872) Legislation making major changes to the national health care system, including expanding health coverage to uninsured Americans -- On the resolution setting a time limit for debate and prohibiting amendments Mar 21, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 162. (H.R. 3590, H.R. 4872) Legislation making major changes to the national health care system, including expanding health coverage to uninsured Americans -- On bringing to a final vote the resolution setting a time limit for debate and prohibiting amendments Mar 21, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 160. (H.R. 3590, H.R. 4872) Legislation making major changes to the national health care system, including expanding health coverage to uninsured Americans -- On a "question of consideration," or determining whether the House would bring up the resolution allowing the chamber to debate the health care legislation Mar 21, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 159. (H.R. 3590, H.R. 4872) Legislation making major changes to the national health care system, including expanding health coverage to uninsured Americans -- On a "question of consideration," or determining whether the House would bring up the resolution allowing the chamber to debate the health care legislation Mar 21, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 132. (H. Res. 1194) A resolution "disapproving" of the manner in which Democratic leaders planned to bring up and vote on health care reform legislation -- On a motion to table (kill) the resolution Mar 18, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 130. (H. Res. 1190) On a resolution allowing the House to bring up legislation under a procedure that limits debate time and prohibits amendments -- and thus giving the Democratic leadership additional time to finalize plans to bring up major health care legislation Mar 18, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 129. (H. Res. 1190) On bringing to a final vote a resolution allowing the House to bring up legislation under a procedure that limits debate time and prohibits amendments -- and thus giving the Democratic leadership additional time to finalize plans to bring up major health care legislation Mar 18, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 63. (H.R. 4626) Legislation to repeal the health insurance industry's exemption from antitrust regulations -- On a motion to recommit with instructions Feb 24, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 60. (H.R. 4626) Legislation to repeal the health insurance industry's exemption from antitrust regulations -- On the resolution outlining the terms for debate on the bill Feb 24, 2010.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
2009 Senate
Roll Call 396. (H.R. 3590) On passage of legislation making major changes in the national health care system Dec 24, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 395. (H.R. 3590) Legislation making major changes in the national health care system - - on a motion to invoke cloture (bring debate to an end) on the legislation Dec 23, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 394. (H.R. 3590) Legislation making major changes in the national health care system - - on the Reid amendment removing a proposed HYPERLINK "http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Health_insurance" \o "Health insurance" health insurance plan that would be offered by the federal government, and adding language to guarantee that federal funds are not used to pay for abortions. Dec 23, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 392. (H.R. 3590) Legislation making major changes in the national health care system - - on whether to support a point of order raised against the legislation; the point or order was based on the claim that provisions in the bill governing the required insurance coverage of state employees are unconstitutional incursions into the power of the states Dec 23, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 391. (H.R. 3590) Legislation making major changes in the national health care system - - on a motion to table (kill) an appeal of a ruling; the ruling that had been appealed was that new spending provided in an amendment by Sen. Reid of Nevada was not subject to a point of order that preventing it from being offered Dec 23, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 390. (H.R. 3590) Legislation making major changes in the national health care system - - on a motion to waive the provisions of the Congressional Budget Act as they apply to an amendment offered by Sen. Reid of Nevada Dec 23, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 389. (H.R. 3590) Legislation making major changes in the national health care system - - on whether to support a point of order that the mandate in the bill requiring Americans to purchase health insurance is unconstitutional Dec 23, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 388. (H.R. 3590) Legislation making major changes in the national health care system - - on a motion to invoke cloture (bring debate to an end) on a procedural tactic of Sen. Reid of Nevada; that tactic had prevented the Republican minority from making changes in his amendment to the legislation Dec 22, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 387. (H.R. 3590) Legislation making major changes in the national health care system - - on a procedural tactic by Sen. Reid of Nevada to prevent the Republican minority from making changes in his amendment to the legislation Dec 22, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 386. (H.R. 3590) Legislation making major changes in the national health care system - - on a motion to table (kill) an amendment that had been offered by Sen. Reid of Nevada as a procedural tactic Dec 22, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 385. (H.R. 3590) Legislation making major changes in the national health care system - - on a motion to invoke cloture (bring debate to an end) on an amendment offered by Sen. Reid of Nevada that made numerous significant additions and deletions to the legislation Dec 20, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 380. (H.R. 3590) Legislation making major changes in the national health care system - - on a procedure by Senate Reid of Nevada to allow the Senate to vote on a cloture motion ending debate on an unrelated bill and return to consideration of the health care bill Dec 17, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 379. (H.R. 3590) Legislation making major changes in the national health care system - - on tabling (killing) a motion that would have prevented any new tax provisions from becoming effective until the actual start date of the programs the tax revenues support Dec 16, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 376. (H.R. 3590) Legislation making major changes in the national health care system - - on a motion to add language guaranteeing that people making less than $200,000 a year will not pay any more taxes as a result of the legislation. Dec 15, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 370. HR 3590. (Health care overhaul) Motion to give all enrollees in Medicare Advantage, an HMO-style plan, extra benefits in the health care overhaul bill given to certain enrollees/On the motion Dec 08, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 368. HR 3590. (Health care overhaul) Gregg of New Hampshire amendment that would prohibit anything that spends money or reduces revenues in a major heath insurance overhaul bill from being implemented until the provisions are certified not to raise the deficit/On agreeing to the amendment Dec 07, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 364. HR 3590. (Health care overhaul) Motion to erase a health care overhaul bill’s cuts to payments that Democrats say are wasteful to certain home health agencies/On the motion Dec 05, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 362. HR 3590. (Health care overhaul) Motion to rewrite a heath care overhaul bill to ensure that payments are not cut to HMO-style Medicare Advantage plans/On the motion Dec 04, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 360. HR 3590. (Health care overhaul) Thune of South Dakota amendment that would have prohibited establishing a new voluntary insurance program for people with functional limitations/On agreeing to the amendment Dec 04, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 358. HR 3590. (Health care overhaul) Motion to restore $441 billion in cuts from certain Medicare programs/On agreeing to the amendment Dec 03, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 356. HR 3590. (Health care overhaul) Murkowski of Alaska amendment that would require insurers to consult with professional organizations when deciding when to cover preventative screening for women/On agreeing to the amendment Dec 03, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 355. HR 3590. (Health care overhaul) Mikulski of Maryland amendment that would require health insurance providers to cover preventative care and screening for women/On agreeing to the amendment Dec 03, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 353. HR 3590. (Health care overhaul) Motion to begin debate on a bill that would overhaul the health care system/On the motion Nov 21, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 31. HR 2. (Children’s health insurance) On passing a bill that would reauthorize the State Children’s Health Insurance Program and expand it significantly/On passing the bill Jan 29, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 29. HR 2. (Children’s health insurance) Bingaman of New Mexico amendment that would allow families more ways to expedite applications for the State Children’s Health Insurance Program/On agreeing to the amendment Jan 29, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 28. HR 2. (Children’s health insurance) Coburn of Oklahoma amendment that would require the government to create a new program to provide private health insurance for certain children eligible for coverage under the State Children’s Health Insurance Program/On agreeing to the amendment Jan 29, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 27. HR 2. (Children’s health insurance) DeMint of South Carolina amendment that would provide a $1,500 per child tax deduction for qualified health care costs/On agreeing to the amendment Jan 29, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 25. HR 2. (Children’s health insurance) Motion to kill an amendment that would prohibit states from receiving State Children’s Health Insurance Program funds for covering families who earn above 300 percent of the federal poverty level/On the motion Jan 29, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 24. HR 2. (Children’s health insurance) Coburn of Oklahoma amendment that would require states to pay subsidies to private health insurers if they want to expand State Children’s Health Insurance Program coverage above certain income levels/On agreeing to the amendment Jan 29, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 23. HR 2. (Children’s health insurance) Murkowski of Alaska amendment that would require states to develop plans to address the “crowding out” of lower income children by higher income children applying for State Children’s Health Insurance within 12 months/On agreeing to the amendment Jan 28, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 22. HR 2. (Children’s health insurance) Kyl of Arizona amendment that would require states to detail how they will limit allowing lower-income children seeking coverage under the State Children’s Health Insurance Program from being “crowded out” by those with higher incomes/On agreeing to the amendment Jan 28, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 21. HR 2. (Children’s health insurance) Roberts of Kansas amendment that would prohibit states from covering children under the State Children’s Health Insurance Program if their families earned above a certain amount of money/On agreeing to the amendment Jan 28, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 20. HR 2. (Children’s health insurance) Motion to kill an amendment that would prohibit states that allow families earning more than 200 percent over the poverty level to participate in the State Children’s Health Insurance Program to qualify as a “shortfall state”/On the motion Jan 28, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 18. (H.R. 2) On the McConnell of Kentucky amendment offered to legislation that reauthorized and expanded the Children's Health Insurance Program. The amendment was designed to increase controls on the use of the program by individuals for whom it was not intended, and to prevent some states from extending the program to families with annual incomes above $70,000. Jan 28, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 16. (H.R. 2) On a motion to table (kill) an amendment offered by Sen. DeMint of South Carolina. The amendment would have required families with incomes exceeding 200 percent of the local poverty line to share in the cost of treating any family member enrolled in the Children's Health Insurance Program. Jan 27, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
2009 House of Representatives
Roll Call 887. On passage of major health care legislation designed to provide coverage for all Americans, to expand the coverage of those currently with insurance, and to restrain the continued growth of health costs Nov 07, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 885. (H.R.3962): On the Boehner of Ohio amendment, which included the Republican alternative to the major health care legislation supported by the Democratic majority. Nov 07, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 882. (H.Res. 903): Major health care legislation designed to provide coverage for all Americans, to expand the coverage of those currently with insurance, and to restrain the continued growth of health costs - - on the resolution setting the terms for debating the legislation Nov 07, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 881. (H.Res. 903): Major health care legislation designed to provide coverage for all Americans, to expand the coverage of those currently with insurance, and to restrain the continued growth of health costs - - on the motion to bring the resolution setting the terms for debating the legislation to an immediate vote Nov 07, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 656. (H. Res. 690) On a motion to table (kill) a resolution that would have disapproved the manner in which the Democratic Members of the commission dealing with the House Members’ special rights to send official mail without postage were carrying out their responsibilities Jul 29, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 198. (S.Con. Res. 13) Health care reform - - on instructing House Members, who will be negotiating a final version of the fiscal year 2010 budget resolution with the Senate, not to include any language that would prevent a Senate filibuster of separate health care legislation Apr 22, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 50. The Children’s Health Insurance Program-SCHIP (H.R.2)/Vote to agree to accept amendments the Senate made in the bill which expands insurance coverage to children and pregnant women. Feb 04, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 16. HR 2. (Children’s health insurance) On passing a bill that would authorize the State Children’s Health Insurance Program at $60 billion/On passing the bill Jan 14, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 15. HR 2. (Children’s health insurance program) Motion to rewrite a State Children’s Health Insurance Program bill to authorize the program for longer but require more eligibility hurdles for certain applicants/On the motion Jan 14, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 14. H Res 52. (Children’s health insurance program) Providing for consideration of a bill that would provide funding for the State Children’s Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) (HR 2)/On passing the bill Jan 14, 2009.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
2008 Senate
Roll Call 80. S Con Res 70. (Fiscal 2009 budget resolution) Boxer of California amendment that would allow for future legislation to make pregnant women eligible for coverage under the State Children’s Health Insurance Program/On agreeing to the amendment Mar 13, 2008.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 54. S Con Res 70. (Fiscal 2009 budget resolution) Dorgan of North Dakota amendment that would allow an increase of $1 billion for Native American health/On agreeing to the amendment Mar 13, 2008.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 25. HR 5140. (Economic stimulus package) Motion to bring debate to a close on a bill intended to stimulate the U.S. economy/On the cloture motion Feb 14, 2008.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
2007 Senate
Roll Call 353. HR 976. (State children’s health insurance reauthorization) Motion to clear a bill for President Bush’s signature that would reauthorize and expand the State Children’s Health Insurance Program/On the motion Sep 27, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 352. HR 976. (State children’s health insurance reauthorization) Motion to bring debate to a close on a bill that would reauthorize and expand the State Children’s Health Insurance Program/On the motion Sep 27, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 307. HR 976. SCHIP (State Children’s Health Insurance Program) - Final passage of a bill that would reauthorize the State Children’s Health Insurance Program at $60.2 billion over five years/On passage of the bill Aug 02, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 305. HR 976. SCHIP (State Children’s Health Insurance Program) - DeMint of South Carolina amendment that would allow people to buy health insurance from insurers licensed in another state/On agreeing to the amendment Aug 02, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 298. HR 976. (State Children’s Health Insurance Program) Thune of South Dakota amendment that would prohibit families from receiving health coverage under SCHIP if they are subject to the alternative minimum tax/On agreeing to the amendment Aug 02, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 297. HR 976. (State Children’s Health Insurance Program) Ensign of Nevada amendment that would prevent non-pregnant adults to be covered under SCHIP unless 95% of low-income children were also covered/On agreeing to the amendment Aug 02, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 292. HR 976. (State Children’s Health Insurance Program) Kerry of Massachusetts amendment that would increase authorization for the State Children’s Health Insurance Program by $15 billion/On agreeing to the amendment Aug 01, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 291. HR 976. (State Children’s Health Insurance Program) Lott of Mississippi amendment that would increase health care coverage for children, but decrease it for non-pregnant adults/On agreeing to the amendment Aug 01, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 290. HR 976. (State Children’s Health Insurance Program reauthorization) Motion to kill an amendment that would limit states’ ability to cover children under the State Children’s Health Insurance Program for certain families/On the motion Aug 01, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 288. HR 976. (State children’s health insurance program reauthorization) Gregg of New Hampshire amendment that would limit coverage under the State Children’s Health Insurance Program for anyone other than low-income children or pregnant women/On agreeing to the amendment Aug 01, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 287. HR 976. (State children’s health insurance program reauthorization) Ensign of Nevada amendment that would establish a disease prevention and research trust fund/On agreeing to the amendment Aug 01, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 286. HR 976. (State children’s health insurance program reauthorization) Allard of Colorado amendment that would require states to use a family’s gross income to determine eligibility for the State Children’s Health Insurance Program/On agreeing to the amendment Jul 31, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 188. S 1348. (Immigration overhaul) Amendment by DeMint of South Carolina that would require people obtaining a new "Z visa" to secure health insurance coverage/On agreeing to the amendment Jun 06, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 112. S Con Res 21. (Fiscal 2008 budget resolution), Chambliss of Georgia amendment limiting the availability of funding for certain states for the State Childrens Health Insurance Program/On agreeing to the amendment Mar 23, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 111. S Con Res 21. (Fiscal 2008 budget resolution), Bunning of Kentucky amendment on allowing states to design their own Medicaid benefit packages/On agreeing to the amendment Mar 23, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 105. S Con Res 21. (Fiscal 2008 budget resolution), Smith of Oregon amendment on reauthorizing the State Children's Health Insurance Program/On agreeing to the amendment Mar 23, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
Roll Call 26. Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2007 (H.R. 2), Sen. John Ensign (R-Nev.) amendment to allow individuals to use pre-tax funds from Health Savings Accounts to purchase high-deductible health insurance policies/Motion to waive the Budget Act Jan 25, 2007.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Progressive
2005 House of Representatives
Roll Call 223. H. Res. 298. Appropriations/Veterans/Procedural Vote on Governing Rule for Bill Making Appropriations (Funding) for Military and Veterans' Health Care and for Military Construction and Base Closure. May 26, 2005.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 221. H.R. 1815. Defense/Procedural Vote on Motion to Recommit (Amend or Kill) Bill to Authorize Military Activities of the Defense Department. May 25, 2005.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 213. H. Res. 293. Defense/Procedural Vote on Governing Rule for Bill Authorizing Department of Defense Military Activities. May 25, 2005.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 212. H. Res. 293. Defense/Procedural Vote on Governing Rule for Bill to Authorize Department of Defense Military Activities. May 25, 2005.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
2004 Senate
Roll Call 47. On passage of a Democratic amendment to the Senate's fiscal year 2005 budget resolution (S.Con.Res. 95) to increase spending by $60 billion from fiscal year 2005 through fiscal year 2009 to provide affordable health insurance coverage to uninsured individuals, paid for by eliminating certain corporate tax loopholes. Mar 11, 2004.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
2004 House of Representatives
Roll Call 173. A vote on a Democratic motion to send back to its drafting committee HR 4281, -- legislation allowing small business to band together as a means of lowering the cost of providing their employees with health insurance -- with instructions that the bill must not preempt state regulations regarding coverage for breast cancer, pregnancy and childbirth, and well-child OB/GYN services. May 13, 2004.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 172. Vote on passage of a Democratic substitute to the Republican-backed HR 4281, legislation designed to enable small businesses to join together to form ``associations'' that will leverage their collective buying power to get lower-cost health insurance for their employees May 13, 2004.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 163. A vote on passage of Republican legislation (HR 4279) updating "flexible spending arrangements" (FSAs), which enable individuals who have health insurance through an employee to set aside money in an employer-established benefit plan that can be used on a tax-free basis to meet their out-of-pocket health care expenses during the year. May 12, 2004.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 161. A vote on a Democratic substitute to a Republican-backed bill (HR 4279), a bill that grants further tax exemptions for employees who channel portions of their salaries into an employer-established health care fund called "flexible spending account" (FSA). May 12, 2004.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 158. A vote on a Republican-drafted resolution allowing for consideration of three health-care related bills (HR4279, HR4280, HR4281), including a bill that Democrats said would create a tax shelter for "the healthy and wealthy" to preserve tax free health care spending accounts, and in so doing add billions to the deficit over a decade. May 12, 2004.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 157. A vote on a Republican motion to order the previous question -- thus ending debate and possibility of amendment -- on adoption of the rule (H Res 638) to provide for House floor consideration of three health care related bills (HR4279, HR4280, HR4281), measures which Democrats labeled as an assault on the U.S. healthcare system. May 12, 2004.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
2003 Senate
Roll Call 167. S. 1054. Tax Reductions/Procedural Vote to Defeat a Democratic Measure Designed to Stimulate the Economy by Providing Assistance to Workers and Low-Income Individuals. May 15, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 162. S. 1054. Tax Reductions/Procedural Vote to Defeat a Substitute Measure Designed to Stimulate the Economy by Providing Assistance to Workers and Low-Income Individuals. May 15, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
2003 House of Representatives
Roll Call 542. H.R. 1. Prescription Drug Benefit/Vote to Instruct House Conferees to Strike Health Savings Accounts From the Conference Committee Version of the Prescription Drug Bill. Oct 15, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 533. H.R. 1. Prescription Drug Benefit/Vote to Instruct House Conferees to Strike Health Savings Accounts From the Conference Committee Version of the Prescription Drug Bill. Oct 07, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 528. H.R. 1. Prescription Drug Benefit/Vote to Instruct House Conferees to Adopt Senate Language Which Insures Drug Coverage For All Seniors During Conference Committee Negotiations. Oct 01, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 524. H.R. 1. Prescription Drug Benefit/Vote to Instruct House Conferees to Adopt Senate Language Which Insures Drug Coverage For All Seniors During Conference Committee Negotiations. Sep 30, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 296. H.R. 660. Health Plans for Small Businesses/Passage of a Bill Which Would Exempt Small Businesses from State Laws Regulating the Quality of Employee Health Plans. Jun 19, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 295. H.R. 660. Health Plans for Small Businesses/Vote to Recommit to Committee a Bill Which Would Exempt Small Businesses from State Laws Regulating the Quality of Employee Health Plans. Jun 19, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 294. H.R. 660. Health Plans for Small Businesses/Vote on Democratic Substitute Bill Which Would Provide Employees of Small Businesses with Similar Health Protections as Those Offered in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Plan, a Comprehensive Health Plan for Federal Workers. Jun 19, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 293. H.R. 1528. Tax Filing Changes/Vote on Final Passage of a Bill to Streamline Tax Collection Which Would Weaken Health Protections for Unemployed Workers. Jun 19, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 292. H.R. 1528. Tax Filing Changes/Vote to Recommit to Committee a Bill to Streamline Tax Collection Which Would Weaken Health Protections for Unemployed Workers. Jun 19, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 291. H.R. 1528. Tax Filing Changes/Vote on Democratic Substitute Bill to Streamline Tax Collection Which Would Maintain Health Protections for the Unemployed, Expand the Child Tax Credit to Low-Income Families, and Revoke Tax Breaks to U.S. Firms That Relocate Overseas. Jun 19, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 290. H.R. 660. Health Plans for Small Businesses/Vote on Rules of Debate on a Bill Which Would Exempt Small Businesses from State Laws Regulating the Quality of Employee Health Plans. Jun 19, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative
Roll Call 289. H.R. 660. Health Plans for Small Businesses/Vote to Allow Consideration of a Bill Which Would Exempt Small Businesses from State Laws Regulating the Quality of Employee Health Plans. Jun 19, 2003.
N = Progressive
Y = Conservative
Conservative

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