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Following are Resolutions and Bill Sponsorships for governors and members of Congress, which are used to indicate politicians' stances on the issues. Co-sponsoring a bill implies a promise to vote in its favor, as well as work towards its passage. Affiliations which include "VoteMatch Usage" are scored as VoteMatch quiz responses. Those without a VoteMatch usage are included only on each candidate's main issues page.
Abortion
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
07-HR2064
on Apr 26, 2007
Provide emergency contraception at military facilities Participating counts on VoteMatch question 1. Democrats: 80
Republicans: 1
Independents: 1
2007-HR819
on Feb 5, 2007
Ensure access to and funding for contraception Participating counts on VoteMatch question 1. Democrats: 191
Republicans: 3
Independents: 1
2007-HR618
on Jan 22, 2007
Grant the pre-born equal protection under 14th Amendment Participating counts on VoteMatch question 1. Democrats: 4
Republicans: 101
Independents: 0
06-S3945
on Sep 26, 2006
(1) Emergency contraception for rape victims at all hospitals or (2) Sponsored bill for emergency contraception for rape victims Participating counts on VoteMatch question 1. Democrats: 115
Republicans: 11
Independents: 3
06-S2916
on May 19, 2006
(1) Expand contraceptive services for low-income women or (2) Sponsored bill providing contraceptives for low-income women Participating counts on VoteMatch question 1. Democrats: 53
Republicans: 0
Independents: 1
04-SEN8
on Jun 4, 2004
Expand embryonic stem cell research Participating counts on VoteMatch question 1. Democrats: 43
Republicans: 14
Independents: 1

Budget & Economy
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
2007-S2452
on Dec 12, 2007
Require full disclosure about subprime mortgages (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 19
Republicans: 0
Independents: 0
07-HR4892
on Mar 7, 2006
Maintain public information about M3 money supply (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 0
Republicans: 5
Independents: 0
01-NGA8
on Sep 14, 2001
Uphold commitments to states before other spending (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 19
Republicans: 27
Independents: 7
01-SGA8
on Sep 9, 2001
Protect local milk supplies with Southern Dairy Compact (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 8
Republicans: 5
Independents: 0
01-BDC2
on May 9, 2001
Retire half the public debt by 2006 (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 58
Republicans: 0
Independents: 2
01-NGA2
on Feb 15, 2001
Bankruptcy reform: limit Chapter 7; protect states' role (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 19
Republicans: 26
Independents: 7
01-SNDC2
on Jan 11, 2001
Balance debt reduction, tax relief, & policy investment (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 10
Republicans: 0
Independents: 0
00-HR5349
on Sep 29, 2000
(1) Allow $3 on 1040 form to pay off National Debt or (2) Sponsored bill allowing $3 on tax form to pay National Debt (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 22
Republicans: 70
Independents: 1
00-MGC3
on Jul 25, 2000
Let state meat inspection suffice for interstate shipments (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 5
Republicans: 6
Independents: 2
00-NEGC2
on Jul 18, 2000
Regional transportation network to foster trade & economy (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 2
Republicans: 3
Independents: 1
00-NGA25
on Feb 3, 2000
More federal funding for FAA and air traffic control (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 3
Republicans: 1
Independents: 0
98-MGC1
on Feb 24, 1998
Foster dairy production that is market driven (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 6
Republicans: 5
Independents: 2

Civil Rights
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
2007-S2521
on Dec 19, 2007
Provide benefits to domestic partners of Federal employees Participating counts on VoteMatch question 3. Democrats: 92
Republicans: 3
Independents: 0
2007-SJR10
on Mar 29, 2007
Re-introduce the Equal Rights Amendment Participating counts on VoteMatch question 2. Democrats: 216
Republicans: 8
Independents: 2
05-S2154
on Dec 20, 2005
(1) Issue a commemorative postage stamp of Rosa Parks or (2) Sponsored bill for a Rosa Parks commemorative postage stamp Participating counts on VoteMatch question 2. Democrats: 111
Republicans: 78
Independents: 1
05-S1685
on Sep 12, 2005
(1) Include special-needs people in emergency evacuation plans or (2) Sponsored bill for special-needs evacuation plans (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 12
Republicans: 0
Independents: 0
03-S2266
on Mar 31, 2004
Increase subsidies for women-owned non-profit business Participating counts on VoteMatch question 2. Democrats: 10
Republicans: 0
Independents: 1
02-HR4561
on Apr 24, 2002
(1) Require "Privacy Impact Statement" on new federal rules or (2) Sponsored bill for "Privacy Impact Statement" on new rules (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 25
Republicans: 19
Independents: 0
01-HR101
on Mar 27, 2001
Establish a national holiday honoring Native Americans Participating counts on VoteMatch question 2. Democrats: 15
Republicans: 1
Independents: 1
01-HJR40
on Mar 22, 2001
Constitutional Amendment for equal rights by gender Participating counts on VoteMatch question 2. Democrats: 184
Republicans: 16
Independents: 7
01-HJR36
on Mar 13, 2001
Supports anti-flag desecration amendment Participating counts on VoteMatch question 4. Democrats: 79
Republicans: 224
Independents: 6
01-NGA1
on Feb 15, 2001
Support principles embodied in the Equal Rights Amendment Participating counts on VoteMatch question 2. Democrats: 19
Republicans: 27
Independents: 7
00-NGA22
on Mar 14, 2000
More federal funding of IDEA for disabled education Participating counts on VoteMatch question 20. Democrats: 2
Republicans: 1
Independents: 1
99-NGA26
on Jul 27, 1999
Decide Indian gaming rules at state level, not DOI (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 2
Republicans: 1
Independents: 1

Corporations
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
01-HR2782
on Aug 2, 2001
(1) Require Code of Conduct for US corporations abroad or (2) Sponsored bill on Code of Conduct for US corporations abroad (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 25
Republicans: 0
Independents: 1
01-S1196
on Jul 18, 2001
Increase SBA loan subsidies for small businesses (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 1
Republicans: 1
Independents: 0
01-S174
on Jan 24, 2001
Expand microloans to small businesses (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 14
Republicans: 4
Independents: 1
99-NGA30
on May 5, 1999
Bankruptcy reform: prevent inappropriate Chapter 7 filings (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 2
Republicans: 1
Independents: 1

Crime
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
01-NGA10
on Sep 14, 2001
Supports flexible federal block grants for crime programs Participating counts on VoteMatch question 9. Democrats: 19
Republicans: 27
Independents: 7
01-WGA07
on Aug 14, 2001
Zero tolerance for violence against government employees Participating counts on VoteMatch question 9. Democrats: 6
Republicans: 12
Independents: 3
01-HR1343
on Apr 3, 2001
More funding and stricter sentencing for hate crimes Participating counts on VoteMatch question 3. Democrats: 219
Republicans: 29
Independents: 6
01-HR1031
on Mar 14, 2001
No TV, R-rated movies, or coffeepots in prison cells Participating counts on VoteMatch question 9. Democrats: 0
Republicans: 10
Independents: 0
01-HR1038
on Mar 7, 2001
Moratorium on death penalty; more DNA testing Participating counts on VoteMatch question 8. Democrats: 109
Republicans: 24
Independents: 3
01-HR912
on Mar 7, 2001
Require DNA testing for all federal executions Participating counts on VoteMatch question 8. Democrats: 187
Republicans: 65
Independents: 7
99-NGA24
on Aug 5, 1999
Tougher juvenile crime penalties; but let states set them Participating counts on VoteMatch question 9. Democrats: 2
Republicans: 1
Independents: 1
96-S1675
on Apr 16, 1996
Establish an FBI registry of sexual offendors (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 5
Republicans: 11
Independents: 0

Drugs
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
08-HR5157
on Jan 29, 2008
Allow rehabilitated drug convicts get student loans Participating counts on VoteMatch question 19. Democrats: 74
Republicans: 1
Independents: 1
2007-S2071
on Sep 19, 2007
Require chemical resellers to certify against meth use Participating counts on VoteMatch question 19. Democrats: 23
Republicans: 15
Independents: 0
06-S4113
on Dec 8, 2006
(1) Federal grants to Indian tribes to fight methamphetamine or (2) Sponsored bill for grants to Indian tribes to fight meth Participating counts on VoteMatch question 19. Democrats: 10
Republicans: 3
Independents: 0
05-S1114
on May 24, 2005
(1) Establish drug testing standards for major league sports or (2) Sponsored bill on drug testing for major league sports (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 10
Republicans: 14
Independents: 1
01-WGA05
on Aug 14, 2001
States should make drug policy, not feds Participating counts on VoteMatch question 19. Democrats: 6
Republicans: 12
Independents: 3
01-HR2592
on Jul 23, 2001
Legalize medical marijuana Participating counts on VoteMatch question 19. Democrats: 32
Republicans: 3
Independents: 1
00-NGA2
on Aug 15, 2000
More federal funding for all aspects of Drug War Participating counts on VoteMatch question 19. Democrats: 18
Republicans: 26
Independents: 9

Education
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
03-HR0611
on Feb 5, 2003
(1) Tax deductions for private scholarships to public schools or (2) Sponsored bill for private scholarships to public schools Participating counts on VoteMatch question 7. Democrats: 0
Republicans: 11
Independents: 0
01-HCR248
on Oct 12, 2001
Let schools display the words "God Bless America" Participating counts on VoteMatch question 4. Democrats: 4
Republicans: 61
Independents: 0
01-DGA2
on Aug 15, 2001
Improve and invest in public schools Participating counts on VoteMatch question 7. Democrats: 19
Republicans: 0
Independents: 2
01-HR1036
on Mar 14, 2001
Reduce class size to 18 children in grades 1 to 3 Participating counts on VoteMatch question 7. Democrats: 102
Republicans: 0
Independents: 4
01-SR7
on Feb 1, 2001
More foreign languages courses and exchange students Participating counts on VoteMatch question 17. Democrats: 9
Republicans: 3
Independents: 0
01-HR1
on Jan 31, 2001
Supports requiring schools to allow prayer Participating counts on VoteMatch question 4. Democrats: 10
Republicans: 90
Independents: 3
01-HR340
on Jan 31, 2001
Opposes requiring schools to allow school prayer Participating counts on VoteMatch question 4. Democrats: 46
Republicans: 1
Independents: 0
01-SNDC5
on Jan 23, 2001
Three Rs: $35B for Reinvestment,Reinvention,Responsibility (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 26
Republicans: 0
Independents: 1
01-SNDC1
on Jan 11, 2001
Firmly opposed to Bushs voucher proposal Participating counts on VoteMatch question 7. Democrats: 10
Republicans: 0
Independents: 0
01-HR117
on Jan 3, 2001
Teacher development grants to improve math & science classes Participating counts on VoteMatch question 7. Democrats: 23
Republicans: 1
Independents: 1
97-HJR78
on May 8, 1997
Supports a Constitutional Amendment for school prayer Participating counts on VoteMatch question 4. Democrats: 17
Republicans: 142
Independents: 5

Energy & Oil
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
2007-S2316
on Nov 7, 2007
Designate sensitive ANWR area as protected wilderness Participating counts on VoteMatch question 18. Democrats: 26
Republicans: 0
Independents: 1
2007-SC03
on Jan 17, 2007
Set goal of 25% renewable energy by 2025 Participating counts on VoteMatch question 18. Democrats: 74
Republicans: 59
Independents: 2
06-S3694
on Jul 19, 2006
(1) Raise CAFE by a 4% per year until 2018 or (2) Sponsored bill raising CAFE by a 4% per year until 2018 Participating counts on VoteMatch question 18. Democrats: 7
Republicans: 4
Independents: 0
06-S2348
on Mar 1, 2006
(1) Require public notification when nuclear releases occur or (2) Sponsored bill to notify public when nuclear releases occur (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 7
Republicans: 2
Independents: 0
05-S0918
on Apr 27, 2005
(1) Tax credit for gas stations providing 85% ethanol fuel or (2) Sponsored bill for tax credit for providing 85% ethanol gas Participating counts on VoteMatch question 18. Democrats: 13
Republicans: 5
Independents: 0
05-S0342
on Feb 10, 2005
(1) Establish greenhouse gas tradeable allowances or (2) Sponsored bill for greenhouse gas tradeable allowances Participating counts on VoteMatch question 18. Democrats: 122
Republicans: 16
Independents: 2
04-SEN2
on Mar 19, 2004
Keep efficient air conditioner rule to conserve energy Participating counts on VoteMatch question 18. Democrats: 41
Republicans: 11
Independents: 1
03-SEN7
on Jun 19, 2003
Keep climate change in EPA "State of the Environment" report Participating counts on VoteMatch question 18. Democrats: 6
Republicans: 0
Independents: 1
02-S1926
on Feb 8, 2002
Include pickup trucks in CAFE; include hybrids in HOV lanes Participating counts on VoteMatch question 18. Democrats: 6
Republicans: 0
Independents: 1
01-SGA11
on Sep 9, 2001
More funding to develop domestic energy supplies Participating counts on VoteMatch question 18. Democrats: 9
Republicans: 7
Independents: 2
01-SGA13
on Sep 9, 2001
Use federal funds for nuclear cleanup, with state input (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 9
Republicans: 7
Independents: 2
01-SGA2
on Sep 9, 2001
Share offshore oil development revenue with states Participating counts on VoteMatch question 18. Democrats: 9
Republicans: 7
Independents: 2
01-NEGC4
on Aug 28, 2001
Create Regional Emissions Registry for GHG trading Participating counts on VoteMatch question 18. Democrats: 2
Republicans: 3
Independents: 1
01-WGA01
on Aug 14, 2001
Federal tax incentives for energy, with state decisions Participating counts on VoteMatch question 11. Democrats: 6
Republicans: 12
Independents: 3
01-BDC1
on Jul 10, 2001
Balance fossil fuels and viable renewable energy Participating counts on VoteMatch question 18. Democrats: 58
Republicans: 0
Independents: 2
01-HR1694
on May 3, 2001
Repeal the gas tax Participating counts on VoteMatch question 18. Democrats: 0
Republicans: 19
Independents: 0
01-HR770
on Feb 28, 2001
Preserve Alaska's ANWR instead of drilling it Participating counts on VoteMatch question 18. Democrats: 140
Republicans: 9
Independents: 3
00-NGA3
on Aug 15, 2000
Voluntary partnerships reduce greenhouse gases economically Participating counts on VoteMatch question 18. Democrats: 18
Republicans: 26
Independents: 9
00-NGA4
on Aug 15, 2000
Kyoto Treaty must include reductions by all countries Participating counts on VoteMatch question 18. Democrats: 18
Republicans: 26
Independents: 9
99-NGA27
on Jul 2, 1999
Maintain federal funds for transit funding above 12.5% cap (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 2
Republicans: 1
Independents: 1
79-S1641
on Aug 2, 1979
(1) Let states decide on federal dam decisions or (2) Sponsored bill letting states decide on federal dams (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 2
Republicans: 2
Independents: 0

Environment
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
08-HR5134
on Jan 23, 2008
Give tax breaks for start-up farms for 10-year commitment (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 6
Republicans: 13
Independents: 0
2007-S261
on Jan 4, 2007
Strengthen prohibitions against animal fighting (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 213
Republicans: 134
Independents: 2
06-S2506
on Apr 4, 2006
(1) Health impact assessments for environmental health or (2) Sponsored health impact bill for environmental health (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 20
Republicans: 0
Independents: 0
05-S2053
on Nov 18, 2005
(1) Tax credit to remove lead-based housepaint or (2) Sponsored bill for tax credit to remove lead-based paint (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 4
Republicans: 3
Independents: 0
05-SP1660
on Sep 8, 2005
(1) Establish commission to examine Katrina response or (2) Sponsored bill for commission to examine Katrina response (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 16
Republicans: 0
Independents: 1
04-SEN1
on Apr 1, 2004
EPA must do better on mercury clean-up (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 37
Republicans: 7
Independents: 1
02-SR311
on Jul 30, 2002
Support UNCED Rio Declaration at 2002 conference (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 12
Republicans: 0
Independents: 1
01-SGA10
on Sep 9, 2001
Supports national drought policy, focusing on readiness (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 9
Republicans: 7
Independents: 2
01-WGA11
on Aug 14, 2001
Focus on prevention and states for Endangered Species (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 6
Republicans: 12
Independents: 3
01-WGA12
on Aug 14, 2001
Collaborative, incentive driven, locally-based solutions Participating counts on VoteMatch question 18. Democrats: 6
Republicans: 12
Independents: 3
01-WGA15
on Aug 14, 2001
Apply "Good Samaritan" rules to abandoned mine cleanup (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 6
Republicans: 12
Independents: 3
01-WGA16
on Aug 14, 2001
State primacy over water quantity & quality issues (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 6
Republicans: 12
Independents: 3
01-NGA15
on Aug 1, 2001
More state autonomy on brownfields & Superfund cleanups (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 19
Republicans: 27
Independents: 7
01-NGA9
on Aug 1, 2001
Support State Revolving Loan Fund for flexible Clean Water (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 19
Republicans: 27
Independents: 7
01-SR121
on Jun 29, 2001
End commercial whaling and illegal trade in whale meat (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 14
Republicans: 6
Independents: 0
01-HR1831
on May 15, 2001
Reduce liability for hazardous waste cleanup Participating counts on VoteMatch question 18. Democrats: 43
Republicans: 47
Independents: 2
01-EPA1
on Apr 6, 2001
Remove PCBs from Hudson River by dredging 200 miles (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 27
Republicans: 3
Independents: 0
01-HR1494
on Apr 4, 2001
(1) Prohibits commercial logging on Federal public lands or (2) Sponsored bill prohibiting commercial logging on public land (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 108
Republicans: 2
Independents: 3
01-SGA14
on Feb 27, 2001
Maintain water flow in Mississippi & Missouri Rivers (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 9
Republicans: 7
Independents: 2
00-NEGC1
on Sep 22, 2000
Eliminate mercury releases by 2003 (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 2
Republicans: 3
Independents: 1
00-MGC1
on May 25, 2000
Replace MTBE in gasoline with cleaner ethanol Participating counts on VoteMatch question 18. Democrats: 5
Republicans: 6
Independents: 2
99-NGA22
on Oct 21, 1999
Maintain joint EPA-state authority over nuclear waste (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 2
Republicans: 1
Independents: 1
98-MGC2
on May 12, 1998
More EPA flexibility on interstate ozone (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 6
Republicans: 5
Independents: 2
97-S927
on Jun 17, 1997
Fund studies of invasive species and algal blooms (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 14
Republicans: 14
Independents: 0
95-S39
on Jan 4, 1995
Fund studies of sustainable fisheries (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 4
Republicans: 6
Independents: 0
79-S2547
on Apr 3, 1980
(1) Allow tax deduction for businesses that recycle or (2) Sponsored bill allowing tax deduction for recycling costs (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 2
Republicans: 1
Independents: 0
79-S1741
on Sep 12, 1979
(1) Congress should decide land use, not DOI or (2) Sponsored bill for Congress to decide land use, not DOI (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 2
Republicans: 3
Independents: 0

Families & Children
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
05-S2126
on Dec 16, 2005
(1) Disallow renting violent-rated video games to children or (2) Sponsored bill against renting violent video games to kids (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 4
Republicans: 0
Independents: 0
05-S2048
on Nov 17, 2005
(1) Ban high lead levels in children's toys or (2) Sponsored bill banning high lead levels in children's toys (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 29
Republicans: 0
Independents: 1
03-S822
on Apr 8, 2003
Small Business loans for child care businesses (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 17
Republicans: 0
Independents: 0
01-NGA12
on Sep 7, 2001
Encourage fathers' participation in child-raising (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 19
Republicans: 27
Independents: 7
01-NGA6
on Aug 15, 2001
Federal funds & state involvement in fatherhood initiatives (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 19
Republicans: 27
Independents: 7
99-NGA28
on Jun 24, 1999
Maintain federal welfare funding for child support Participating counts on VoteMatch question 20. Democrats: 1
Republicans: 0
Independents: 1
99-NGA32
on Mar 24, 1999
Keep TANF program focused on family welfare, not other tasks Participating counts on VoteMatch question 20. Democrats: 2
Republicans: 0
Independents: 2
97-S476
on Mar 19, 1997
Fund 2,500 Boys and Girls Clubs in underserved areas (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 19
Republicans: 14
Independents: 1

Foreign Policy
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
07-S2257
on Oct 29, 2007
Impose sanctions and an import ban on Burma (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 13
Republicans: 14
Independents: 1
2007-SR250
on Jun 22, 2007
Call for Burma's junta to release political prisoners (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 4
Republicans: 6
Independents: 0
2007-SR211
on May 21, 2007
Urge Venezuela to re-open dissident radio & TV stations (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 6
Republicans: 7
Independents: 0
07-HR2332
on May 15, 2007
Keep sanctions against Syria until WMDs are dismantled (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 18
Republicans: 103
Independents: 0
2007-SR106
on Mar 14, 2007
Acknowledge the Armenian Genocide of the early 1900s (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 177
Republicans: 64
Independents: 2
2007-SR76
on Feb 8, 2007
Develop a strategy to protect civilians in Darfur (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 10
Republicans: 4
Independents: 0
05-S2125
on Dec 16, 2005
(1) Increase aid to avert humanitarian crisis in Congo or (2) Sponsored aid bill to avert humanitarian crisis in Congo (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 9
Republicans: 4
Independents: 0
05-SC14
on Feb 17, 2005
(1) Suspend Russia's participation in the G-8 or (2) Sponsored bill suspending Russia's participation in the G-8 (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 9
Republicans: 9
Independents: 0
04-HCR443
on Jun 3, 2004
(1) Withdraw from UNESCO or (2) Sponsored resolution to withdraw from UNESCO (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 0
Republicans: 13
Independents: 0
04-S2264
on Mar 31, 2004
Monitor human rights in Uganada-Sudan crisis (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 7
Republicans: 2
Independents: 0
03-HR1698
on Apr 9, 2003
(1) End the Cuban embargo or (2) Sponsored bill to end the Cuban embargo (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 6
Republicans: 4
Independents: 0
03-HR1154
on Mar 6, 2003
(1) International Criminal Court decisions not valid for US or (2) Sponsored bill invalidating International Criminal Court (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 0
Republicans: 17
Independents: 0
02-HCR341
on Mar 6, 2002
Double funding for the Peace Corps to $550M Participating counts on VoteMatch question 17. Democrats: 13
Republicans: 2
Independents: 0
01-HR1688
on May 2, 2001
Ban foreign aid to oil-producers who restrict production Participating counts on VoteMatch question 17. Democrats: 0
Republicans: 15
Independents: 0
01-HCR102
on Apr 4, 2001
Multi-year commitment to Africa for food & medicine Participating counts on VoteMatch question 17. Democrats: 139
Republicans: 36
Independents: 3
01-HCR68
on Mar 20, 2001
Urge China to respect religious freedom (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 25
Republicans: 19
Independents: 2
00-HR4471
on May 16, 2000
(1) Allow Americans to travel to Cuba or (2) Sponsored bill allowing Americans to travel to Cuba (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 79
Republicans: 20
Independents: 3

Free Trade
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
2007-HCR40
on Jan 22, 2007
Block NAFTA Superhighway & North American Union (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 7
Republicans: 37
Independents: 1
05-SP267
on Apr 5, 2005
(1) Free trade with post-Orange Revolution Ukraine or (2) Sponsored bill for trade with post-Orange Revolution Ukraine Participating counts on VoteMatch question 13. Democrats: 1
Republicans: 6
Independents: 0
01-HCR256
on Oct 30, 2001
Maintain anti-dumping restrictions against foreign importers Participating counts on VoteMatch question 13. Democrats: 7
Republicans: 7
Independents: 0
01-SGA3
on Sep 9, 2001
Enforce trade law against subsidized Canadian lumber imports Participating counts on VoteMatch question 13. Democrats: 9
Republicans: 7
Independents: 2
01-NEGC5
on Aug 28, 2001
Foster globalization with New England & Eastern Canada Participating counts on VoteMatch question 13. Democrats: 2
Republicans: 3
Independents: 1
01-HR230
on Aug 2, 2001
End economic protectionism: let dairy compacts expire Participating counts on VoteMatch question 13. Democrats: 16
Republicans: 39
Independents: 1
01-SNDC3
on Jan 11, 2001
Free & fair trade is key to economic growth Participating counts on VoteMatch question 13. Democrats: 10
Republicans: 0
Independents: 0
00-NEGC12
on Jul 18, 2000
Develop an open North American energy market Participating counts on VoteMatch question 13. Democrats: 2
Republicans: 3
Independents: 1
01-SNDC4
on Jun 6, 2000
Quick vote on PNTR; China into WTO Participating counts on VoteMatch question 13. Democrats: 9
Republicans: 0
Independents: 0
99-MGC4
on Nov 19, 1999
Grant fast-track authority to the President Participating counts on VoteMatch question 13. Democrats: 6
Republicans: 5
Independents: 2
98-NEGC7
on Jun 9, 1998
More business cooperation between New England & East Canada (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 2
Republicans: 3
Independents: 1
98-MGC3
on May 12, 1998
Ease Canadian border-crossing rules Participating counts on VoteMatch question 13. Democrats: 6
Republicans: 5
Independents: 2

Government Reform
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
2007-S2305
on Nov 5, 2007
Prohibit 'voter caging' which intimidates minority voting Participating counts on VoteMatch question 16. Democrats: 31
Republicans: 0
Independents: 0
07-HR1671
on Mar 23, 2007
Establish the United States Public Service Academy (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 102
Republicans: 6
Independents: 0
07-S453
on Mar 1, 2007
Prohibit voter intimidation in federal elections (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 80
Republicans: 1
Independents: 0
06-S2265
on Feb 9, 2006
(1) Allow individual votes on each earmark or (2) Sponsored bill allowing individual votes on each earmark (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 2
Republicans: 8
Independents: 0
06-S2179
on Jan 18, 2006
(1) Post earmarks on the Internet before voting on them or (2) Sponsored bill to post earmarks on the Internet (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 10
Republicans: 0
Independents: 0
05-S2128
on Dec 16, 2005
(1) Restrict lobbyist gifts & disclose lobbyist info on Internet or (2) Sponsored bill disclosing lobbyist info & gifts on Internet (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 2
Republicans: 21
Independents: 1
05-S1975
on Nov 8, 2005
(1) Criminalize false or deceptive info about elections or (2) Sponsored bill criminalizing deceptive info about elections (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 47
Republicans: 0
Independents: 1
05-SC53
on Sep 20, 2005
(1) Reject photo ID requirements for voting or (2) Sponsored resolution rejecting photo ID for voting (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 50
Republicans: 0
Independents: 0
05-S1495
on Jul 26, 2005
(1) Prohibit non-legislated earmarks or (2) Sponsored bill prohibiting non-legislated earmarks (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 19
Republicans: 58
Independents: 0
05-S0271
on Feb 2, 2005
(1) Subject independent 527s to rules for political committees or (2) Sponsored bill subjecting 527s to political committee rules Participating counts on VoteMatch question 16. Democrats: 12
Republicans: 9
Independents: 1
01-NGA11
on Aug 1, 2001
Reforms must respect state's rights to select electors (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 19
Republicans: 27
Independents: 7
01-SR21
on Aug 1, 2001
Make Election Day a national holiday (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 4
Republicans: 0
Independents: 0
01-BDC4
on Jul 12, 2001
Supports Shays-Meehan Campaign Finance Reform Participating counts on VoteMatch question 16. Democrats: 60
Republicans: 2
Independents: 2
01-CHC1
on Jun 28, 2001
Keep campaign soft money; allow legal resident contributions Participating counts on VoteMatch question 16. Democrats: 15
Republicans: 0
Independents: 2
01-HR1189
on Mar 22, 2001
(1) Proportional IRV voting for Electoral College or (2) Sponsored bill for IRV voting for Electoral College (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 3
Republicans: 0
Independents: 1
01-HR128
on Jan 3, 2001
Allow same-day voter registration on election day (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 24
Republicans: 1
Independents: 0
99-NGA25
on Jul 27, 1999
More federal funding for FAA and air traffic control (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 4
Republicans: 1
Independents: 1

Gun Control
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
2007-S1001
on Mar 27, 2007
Ban gun registration & trigger lock law in Washington DC Participating counts on VoteMatch question 10. Democrats: 65
Republicans: 218
Independents: 1
03-HR3125
on Sep 17, 2003
(1) No United Nations taxation on firearms or (2) Sponsored bill against United Nations taxation on firearms Participating counts on VoteMatch question 10. Democrats: 5
Republicans: 49
Independents: 0
01-HR0123
on Jan 3, 2001
(1) No lawsuits against gun manufacturers or (2) Sponsored bill banning lawsuits against gun manufacturers Participating counts on VoteMatch question 10. Democrats: 10
Republicans: 49
Independents: 2

Health Care
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
07-HR2387
on May 17, 2007
Prohibit mandatory mental health screen for students (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 1
Republicans: 21
Independents: 0
07-HR1881
on Apr 17, 2007
Improve services for people with autism & their families (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 73
Republicans: 20
Independents: 1
05-S1116
on May 25, 2005
(1) Provide mental health services for older Americans or (2) Sponsored bill for mental health service for older Americans (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 20
Republicans: 5
Independents: 0
04-SEN3
on Mar 15, 2004
End government propaganda on Medicare bill (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 6
Republicans: 0
Independents: 0
03-SEN6
on May 20, 2003
Let states make bulk Rx purchases, and other innovations Participating counts on VoteMatch question 5. Democrats: 27
Republicans: 2
Independents: 0
03-SR23
on Mar 26, 2003
Increase funding to combat the global HIV/AIDS epidemic Participating counts on VoteMatch question 3. Democrats: 6
Republicans: 0
Independents: 0
02-HR3897
on Mar 7, 2002
(1) Limit anti-trust lawsuits on health plans and insurers or (2) Sponsored bill limiting anti-trust suits on HMOs & insurers Participating counts on VoteMatch question 5. Democrats: 31
Republicans: 24
Independents: 3
01-NGA13
on Oct 5, 2001
No federal pre-emption of employee health plan regulation (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 19
Republicans: 27
Independents: 7
01-WGA06
on Aug 14, 2001
More federal funding for rural health services Participating counts on VoteMatch question 5. Democrats: 6
Republicans: 12
Independents: 3
01-S706
on Apr 5, 2001
Invest funds to alleviate the nursing shortage Participating counts on VoteMatch question 5. Democrats: 32
Republicans: 6
Independents: 1
00-BDC1
on Dec 5, 2000
Better and immediate funding for Medicare & Medicaid Participating counts on VoteMatch question 5. Democrats: 59
Republicans: 0
Independents: 2
00-BDC2
on Jun 28, 2000
Prescription drug benefit within Medicare (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 59
Republicans: 0
Independents: 2
99-MGC2
on Oct 14, 1999
Maintain Medicare funding of HMO benefits Participating counts on VoteMatch question 5. Democrats: 6
Republicans: 5
Independents: 2
99-NGA31
on Apr 14, 1999
Protect state tobacco settlement funds from federal seizure Participating counts on VoteMatch question 5. Democrats: 19
Republicans: 25
Independents: 7
97-S419
on Mar 11, 1997
Collect data on birth defects and present to the public (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 109
Republicans: 72
Independents: 4

Homeland Security
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
2007-HJR67
on Dec 6, 2007
Set minimum spending on defense at 4% of GDP Participating counts on VoteMatch question 15. Democrats: 1
Republicans: 29
Independents: 0
2007-S185
on Jun 22, 2007
Restore habeas corpus for detainees in the War on Terror Participating counts on VoteMatch question 14. Democrats: 80
Republicans: 3
Independents: 1
07-HR808
on Feb 5, 2007
Establish a Department of Peace and Nonviolence Participating counts on VoteMatch question 15. Democrats: 68
Republicans: 0
Independents: 0
07-HR424
on Jan 11, 2007
Terminate Selective Service Participating counts on VoteMatch question 15. Democrats: 1
Republicans: 1
Independents: 0
06-SP4242
on Jun 14, 2006
(1) Require Iraq War budget be part of regular defense budget or (2) Sponsored bill for Iraq budget to be part of defense budget Participating counts on VoteMatch question 15. Democrats: 10
Republicans: 12
Independents: 0
05-SP1556
on Jul 25, 2005
(1) Prohibit torture of terrorists in US custody or (2) Sponsored bill banning torture of terrorists in US custody Participating counts on VoteMatch question 14. Democrats: 0
Republicans: 8
Independents: 0
05-S1379
on Jul 11, 2005
(1) Give higher priority to rail security or (2) Sponsored bill giving higher priority to rail security (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 37
Republicans: 1
Independents: 0
05-S1134
on May 26, 2005
(1) Maintain role of women in armed forces in Iraq or (2) Sponsored bill maintaining role of women in armed forces Participating counts on VoteMatch question 2. Democrats: 6
Republicans: 1
Independents: 0
05-S1150
on May 26, 2005
(1) Prevent "dirty bombs" via security of radiation sources or (2) Sponsored bill for increased security of radiation sources (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 2
Republicans: 0
Independents: 0
02-SR264
on May 8, 2002
Small business in developing homeland security technologies (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 15
Republicans: 11
Independents: 0
01-S1447
on Sep 21, 2001
Federalize aviation security (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 33
Republicans: 23
Independents: 0
01-HR2718
on Aug 2, 2001
Take US nuclear missiles off high alert Participating counts on VoteMatch question 15. Democrats: 11
Republicans: 0
Independents: 0
01-S1214
on Jul 20, 2001
Establish Maritime Security grants for ports and vessels (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 13
Republicans: 1
Independents: 0
01-CHC2
on Jun 14, 2001
Stopping Vieques bombing range good; sooner is better (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 15
Republicans: 0
Independents: 2
01-HR948
on Mar 8, 2001
End the use of anti-personnel mines (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 84
Republicans: 10
Independents: 3
01-HR0019
on Jan 3, 2001
(1) Allow assassination of terrorist leaders or (2) Sponsored bill allowing assassination of terrorist leaders (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 0
Republicans: 15
Independents: 0
96-S2101
on Sep 20, 1996
School assistance to survivors of injured federal police (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 13
Republicans: 8
Independents: 0

Immigration
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
2007-HR997
on Feb 12, 2007
Declare English as the official language of the US Participating counts on VoteMatch question 12. Democrats: 9
Republicans: 137
Independents: 1
06-SP4072
on May 18, 2006
(1) Provide funding for social services for noncitizens or (2) Sponsored bill funding social services for noncitizens Participating counts on VoteMatch question 12. Democrats: 6
Republicans: 0
Independents: 0
06-SP3971
on May 15, 2006
(1) Pay fair prevailing wage to guest workers or (2) Sponsored bill paying fair prevailing wage to guest workers (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 6
Republicans: 0
Independents: 0
05-S1104
on May 23, 2005
(1) Cover child resident aliens under Medicaid and SCHIP or (2) Sponsored bill covering child resident aliens under Medicaid Participating counts on VoteMatch question 12. Democrats: 16
Republicans: 7
Independents: 0
05-S1033
on May 12, 2005
(1) Comprehensive immigration reform without amnesty or (2) Sponsored comprehensive immigration reform, without amnesty Participating counts on VoteMatch question 12. Democrats: 17
Republicans: 17
Independents: 0
03-HR0488
on Jan 29, 2003
(1) No student visas from countries that support terrorism or (2) Sponsored bill banning student visas from terrorist nations (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 0
Republicans: 11
Independents: 0
01-SGA6
on Sep 9, 2001
Import farm workers from Mexico Participating counts on VoteMatch question 12. Democrats: 9
Republicans: 7
Independents: 2
01-NGA3
on Feb 15, 2001
Share costs of legal immigration between states & federal Participating counts on VoteMatch question 12. Democrats: 19
Republicans: 27
Independents: 7
01-NGA4
on Feb 15, 2001
Federal government should deal with criminal repatriation Participating counts on VoteMatch question 12. Democrats: 19
Republicans: 27
Independents: 7
00-NEGC4
on Jul 18, 2000
No automated entry-exit control system; allow free flow Participating counts on VoteMatch question 12. Democrats: 2
Republicans: 3
Independents: 1
99-MGC1
on Oct 14, 1999
Ease Canadian border-crossing rules Participating counts on VoteMatch question 12. Democrats: 6
Republicans: 5
Independents: 2
99-HR0123
on Jan 6, 1999
(1) Declared English the official language of the US or (2) Sponsored bill declaring English the US' official language Participating counts on VoteMatch question 12. Democrats: 12
Republicans: 120
Independents: 2

Jobs
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
06-S2725
on May 4, 2006
(1) Match minimum wage increases to Congressional pay raises or (2) Sponsored bill linking minimum wage to Congress' pay raises (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 13
Republicans: 0
Independents: 1
06-S2201
on Jan 26, 2006
(1) Allow an Air Traffic Controller's Union or (2) Sponsored bill allowing an Air Traffic Controller's Union (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 228
Republicans: 75
Independents: 2
03-SEN4
on Jun 30, 2003
Protect overtime pay protections (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 43
Republicans: 0
Independents: 0
01-SGA5
on Sep 9, 2001
More R&D & tax incentives for small farmers (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 9
Republicans: 7
Independents: 2
01-WGA08
on Aug 14, 2001
Create block grants for Agricultural Stewardship Participating counts on VoteMatch question 18. Democrats: 6
Republicans: 12
Independents: 3
01-NGA20
on May 25, 2001
Full review of farm policy; more state flexibility (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 2
Republicans: 2
Independents: 0
01-SGA7
on Feb 27, 2001
Repeal the federal unemployment "temporary surtax" (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 9
Republicans: 7
Independents: 2
01-HR0460
on Feb 6, 2001
(1) Require full disclosure of outsourced employees or (2) Sponsored bill requiring disclosure of outsourced employees (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 24
Republicans: 0
Independents: 2
99-MGC3
on Nov 22, 1999
State instead of federal rules for animal operations (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 6
Republicans: 5
Independents: 2
99-MGC5
on Sep 14, 1999
Immediate federal assistance for farm crisis (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 4
Republicans: 5
Independents: 1
79-S1058
on May 2, 1979
(1) Help employees buy businesses that are closing or moving or (2) Sponsored bill helping employees buy closing businesses (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 3
Republicans: 2
Independents: 0

Principles & Values
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
07-HRes847
on Dec 6, 2007
Recognize Christianity's importance to western civilization Participating counts on VoteMatch question 4. Democrats: 2
Republicans: 58
Independents: 1
01-DLC1
on Nov 7, 2000
New Democrat: "Third Way" instead of left-right debate (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 100
Republicans: 0
Independents: 3
97-S1228
on Sep 26, 1997
Fund the 50 States Commemorative Coin Program (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 9
Republicans: 19
Independents: 1

Social Security
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
03-HR0219
on Jan 7, 2003
(1) Invest surplus Trust Fund in market certificates or (2) Sponsored bill to put Trust Fund into market certificates Participating counts on VoteMatch question 6. Democrats: 0
Republicans: 12
Independents: 0
01-NGA16
on Aug 1, 2001
Maintain long-term solvency of Social Security and Medicare Participating counts on VoteMatch question 6. Democrats: 19
Republicans: 27
Independents: 7
01-BDC5
on May 9, 2001
Strengthen Trust Funds and take them off-budget (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 58
Republicans: 0
Independents: 2
00-HR4839
on Jul 12, 2000
(1) Create personal retirement accounts within Social Security or (2) Sponsored bill for personal retirement accounts in Soc.Sec. Participating counts on VoteMatch question 6. Democrats: 0
Republicans: 39
Independents: 0
99-NGA23
on Sep 29, 1999
Maintain federal funding of Social Services Block Grants Participating counts on VoteMatch question 6. Democrats: 2
Republicans: 1
Independents: 1

Tax Reform
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
03-S1493
on Jul 30, 2003
Abolish IRS--replace income tax with national sales tax Participating counts on VoteMatch question 11. Democrats: 3
Republicans: 53
Independents: 1
01-NGA19
on May 23, 2001
Let states independently determine estate taxes (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 15
Republicans: 19
Independents: 3
01-HR8
on Mar 14, 2001
Phaseout the death tax Participating counts on VoteMatch question 11. Democrats: 30
Republicans: 190
Independents: 5
01-BDC3
on Feb 8, 2001
50-25-25 budget formula for debt-tax cuts-spending (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 59
Republicans: 0
Independents: 2
01-HR15
on Jan 3, 2001
Reduce the capital gains tax Participating counts on VoteMatch question 11. Democrats: 3
Republicans: 18
Independents: 1
00-NGA1
on Feb 15, 2000
No national sales tax or VAT Participating counts on VoteMatch question 11. Democrats: 18
Republicans: 26
Independents: 9

Technology
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
2007-S2428
on Dec 6, 2007
Create online database of science & math scholarships (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 32
Republicans: 8
Independents: 0
07-HR211
on Jan 9, 2007
Facilitate nationwide 2-1-1 phone line for human services (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 110
Republicans: 48
Independents: 1
2007-S215
on Jan 9, 2007
Ensure net neutrality: no corporate-tiered Internet (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 9
Republicans: 1
Independents: 1
05-S0900
on Apr 26, 2005
(1) Require text on TV for visually-impaired viewers or (2) Sponsored bill requiring text on TV for visually-impaired (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 18
Republicans: 5
Independents: 0
03-S189
on Jan 16, 2003
Fund nanotechnology research & development (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 29
Republicans: 16
Independents: 0
01-S1856
on Dec 19, 2001
$500 tax credit for each employee who telecommutes (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 3
Republicans: 1
Independents: 0
01-SGA4
on Sep 9, 2001
Permanent R&D tax incentive & more R&D funding (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 9
Republicans: 7
Independents: 2
01-NEGC6
on Aug 28, 2001
Cooperate with Canada on regional info tech workforce (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 2
Republicans: 3
Independents: 1
01-NGA18
on Aug 20, 2001
Level playing field for Main Street vs. Internet sales tax (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 16
Republicans: 24
Independents: 4
01-HR718
on Feb 14, 2001
Criminal penalties for e-mail spamming (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 43
Republicans: 71
Independents: 1
01-CIC1
on Jan 1, 2001
Promote internet via Congressional Internet Caucus (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 95
Republicans: 73
Independents: 3
01-ECWA1
on Jan 1, 2001
Promote e-Contract with High Tech America (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 0
Republicans: 9
Independents: 0
01-ECWA2
on Jan 1, 2001
Promote e-commece and e-government (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 0
Republicans: 9
Independents: 0
98-S2392
on Jul 30, 1998
Let companies share Y2K plans with no risk of lawsuits (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 11
Republicans: 30
Independents: 1
98-NEGC6
on Jun 9, 1998
Create International Northern and Biotechnology Corridor (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 2
Republicans: 3
Independents: 1

War & Peace
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
2007-SR356
on Oct 25, 2007
Require Congress' approval before military action in Iran Participating counts on VoteMatch question 17. Democrats: 13
Republicans: 0
Independents: 1
07-HR333
on May 4, 2007
Impeach Dick Cheney for lying about Iraq (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 25
Republicans: 0
Independents: 0
02-HR392
on Apr 18, 2002
Solidarity with Israel in its fight against terrorism (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 47
Republicans: 61
Independents: 4
01-HR255
on Oct 4, 2001
Condemns anti-Muslim bigotry in name of anti-terrorism (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 126
Republicans: 41
Independents: 4
02-CAPAC1
on Sep 18, 2001
Wage war on Terrorism, not on fellow Americans Participating counts on VoteMatch question 2. Democrats: 29
Republicans: 2
Independents: 1
01-NGA7
on Sep 14, 2001
Include states in anti-terrorism planning Participating counts on VoteMatch question 17. Democrats: 19
Republicans: 27
Independents: 7
01-WGA03
on Aug 14, 2001
Study terrorist threats against nuclear waste repositories (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 6
Republicans: 12
Independents: 3
01-NGA5
on Feb 15, 2001
Deal with terrorism as a joint federal-state responsibility (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 19
Republicans: 27
Independents: 7
95-S1322
on Oct 13, 1995
Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 45
Republicans: 102
Independents: 1

Welfare & Poverty
Public NoteVote descriptionVoteMatch UsageParticipants
2007-S2433
on Dec 7, 2007
Develop a strategy to eliminate extreme global poverty (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 86
Republicans: 8
Independents: 0
03-S1411
on Jul 15, 2003
Establish a National Affordable Housing Trust Fund (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 20
Republicans: 1
Independents: 1
03-SEN5
on Jun 17, 2003
Fully fund AmeriCorps (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 33
Republicans: 9
Independents: 1
03-S875
on Apr 10, 2003
Tax credits to promite home ownership in distressed areas (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 28
Republicans: 16
Independents: 1
02-S1994
on Mar 6, 2002
Add 10% for HUBZone businesses in federal awards Participating counts on VoteMatch question 2. Democrats: 1
Republicans: 1
Independents: 0
01-NGA17
on Sep 21, 2001
Maintain flexibility & funding levels for TANF block grants Participating counts on VoteMatch question 20. Democrats: 19
Republicans: 27
Independents: 7
01-SGA12
on Sep 9, 2001
More federal funding for Low-income energy assistance Participating counts on VoteMatch question 20. Democrats: 9
Republicans: 7
Independents: 2
01-NGA14
on Sep 7, 2001
Maintain federal Social Services Block Grant funding Participating counts on VoteMatch question 6. Democrats: 19
Republicans: 27
Independents: 7
01-DGA3
on Aug 15, 2001
Promote the next generation of welfare reform Participating counts on VoteMatch question 20. Democrats: 19
Republicans: 0
Independents: 2
01-SGA9
on Aug 7, 2001
Supports TANF grants to states Participating counts on VoteMatch question 20. Democrats: 9
Republicans: 7
Independents: 2
00-MGC2
on May 25, 2000
Support LIHEAP, low-income heating assistance Participating counts on VoteMatch question 20. Democrats: 5
Republicans: 6
Independents: 2
00-NGA21
on Apr 27, 2000
Maintain TANF block grants (Not used in VoteMatch) Democrats: 2
Republicans: 1
Independents: 1


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