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02n-NRA on Dec 31, 2003

Political Group Ratings: by NRA on pro-gun rights policies
Source: NRA website
While widely recognized today as a major political force and as America's foremost defender of Second Amendment rights, the National Rifle Association (NRA) has, since its inception, been the premier firearms education organization in the world. But our successes would not be possible without the tireless efforts and countless hours of service our nearly three million members have given to champion Second Amendment rights and support NRA programs.

The following ratings are based on lifetime voting records on gun issues and the results of a questionaire sent to all Congressional candidates; the NRA assigned a letter grade (with A+ being the highest and F being the lowest).

Also see the related 2010 NRA ratings.


    Participating counts on VoteMatch question 10. Question 10: Absolute right to gun ownership Scores: -2=Strongly oppose; -1=Oppose; 0=neutral; 1=Support; 2=Strongly support.
  • Topic: Gun Control
  • Headline: by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun rights voting record (Score: 2)
  • Headline 2: by the NRA, indicating a mixed voting record on gun rights (Score: 0)
  • Headline 3: by the NRA, indicating a pro-gun control voting record (Score: -2)

  • Key for participation codes:
  • Sponsorships: p=sponsored; o=co-sponsored; s=signed
  • Memberships: c=chair; m=member; e=endorsed; f=profiled; s=scored
  • Resolutions: i=introduced; w=wrote; a=adopted
  • Cases: w=wrote; j=joined; d=dissented; c=concurred
  • Surveys: '+' supports; '-' opposes.



Democrats participating in 02n-NRA

Neil Abercrombie s3nFHawaii Democrat (Resigned 2010) 
Gary Ackerman s3nFNew York Dem./Ind./Lib. (Retiring 2012) 
Rob Andrews s3nFNew Jersey Democrat 
Joe Baca s1nACalifornia Democratic Challenger 
Brian Baird s2nC+Washington Democrat (until 2010) 
Tammy Baldwin s3nFWI Democratic Challenger 
Max Baucus s1nBMT Democratic Sr Senator (retiring 2014) 
Xavier Becerra s3nFCalifornia Democrat 
Shelley Berkley s3nFNevada Democrat (Senate run 2012) 
Howard Berman s3nFCalifornia Democrat 
Marion Berry s2nC+Arkansas Former Democrat (until 2010) 
Sanford Bishop s1nA-Georgia Democrat 
Earl Blumenauer s3nFOregon Democrat 
Leonard Boswell s1nAIowa Democrat 
Rick Boucher s1nA+Virginia Democrat (until 2010) 
Allen Boyd s1nAFlorida Former Democrat (until 2010) 
Robert Brady s3nFPennsylvania Democrat 
Corrine Brown s3nFFlorida Democrat 
Sherrod Brown s3nFOH Democratic Sr Senator 
Lois Capps s3nFCalifornia Democrat 
Michael Capuano s3nFMA Former Democratic Primary Senate Challenger (2009) 
Benjamin Cardin s3nFMaryland Democrat 
Dennis Cardoza s3nDCalifornia Democrat (Retiring 2012) 
Julia Carson s3nFIndiana Former Dem. (Deceased 2008) 
William Lacy Clay s3nFMissouri Democrat 
Eva Clayton s1nANorth Carolina Democrat (Until 2004) 
James Clyburn s3nFSouth Carolina Democrat 
John Conyers s3nFMichigan Democrat 
Jim Cooper s1nB-Tennessee Democrat 
Jerry Costello s1nAIllinois Democrat (Retiring 2012) 
Bud Cramer s1nA+Alabama Democrat (Retired 2008) 
Joseph Crowley s3nFNew York Democrat 
Elijah Cummings s3nFMaryland Democrat 
Danny Davis s3nFIllinois Democrat 
Jim Davis s3nFFlorida Democrat 
Lincoln Davis s1nATennessee Democrat (until 2010) 
Susan Davis s3nFCalifornia Democrat 
Peter Defazio s2nC+Oregon Democrat 
Diana DeGette s3nFColorado Democrat 
Bill Delahunt s3nFMassachusetts Democrat (until 2010) 
Rosa DeLauro s3nFConnecticut Democrat 
Peter Deutsch s3nFFL Former Democratic Senate challenger (2004); US Rep. 
Norm Dicks s3nFWashington Democrat (Retiring 2012) 
John Dingell s1nA+Michigan Democrat 
Lloyd Doggett s3nFTexas Democrat 
Cal Dooley s3nFCalifornia Democrat (Until 2004) 
Mike Doyle s2nCPennsylvania Democrat 
Richard Durbin s3nFIL Democratic Sr Senator 
Chet Edwards s3nFTexas Former Democrat (until 2010) 
Rahm Emanuel s3nFIllinois Former Democrat (until 2009) 
Eliot Engel s3nFNew York Democrat/Liberal 
Anna Eshoo s3nFCalifornia Democrat 
Bob Etheridge s3nDNorth Carolina Democrat (Unseated 2010) 
Lane Evans s3nFIllinois Democrat 
Sam Farr s3nFCalifornia Democrat 
Chaka Fattah s3nFPennsylvania Democrat 
Bob Filner s3nFCalifornia Democrat (Mayoral run 2011) 
Barney Frank s3nFMassachusetts Democrat (Retiring 2012) 
Martin Frost s3nFTexas Democrat (Until 2004) 
Dick Gephardt s3nFMissouri Democrat (Until 2004) 
Charles Gonzalez s3nFTexas Democrat (Retiring 2012) 
Bart Gordon s1nB+Tennessee Democrat (until 2010) 
Gene Green s1nATexas Democrat 
Luis Gutierrez s3nFIllinois Democrat 
Ralph Moody Hall s1nATexas Democrat 
Tom Harkin s3nFIA Democratic Jr Senator (retiring 2014) 
Jane Harman s3nFCalifornia Democrat (Resigned 2011) 
Alcee Hastings s3nFFlorida Democrat 
Baron Hill s1nAIndiana Democrat (until 2010) 
Maurice Hinchey s2nC-New York Dem/Working-Fam.(Retired 2012) 
Ruben Hinojosa s3nDTexas Democrat 
Tim Holden s1nAPennsylvania Democrat (Lost 2012 Primary) 
Rush Holt s3nFNew Jersey Democrat 
Mike Honda s3nFCalifornia Democrat 
Darlene Hooley s3nFOregon Democrat (Retiring 2008) 
Steny Hoyer s3nFMaryland Democrat 
Jay Inslee s3nFWA Democratic Governor 
Steve Israel s3nFNew York Democrat 
Jesse Louis Jackson s3nDIllinois Democrat (Resgined 2013) 
Sheila Jackson Lee s3nFTexas Democrat 
William Jefferson s3nDLouisiana Democrat 
Eddie Bernice Johnson s3nFTexas Democrat 
Tim Johnson s2nC+SD Democratic Sr Senator (retiring 2014) 
Stephanie Tubbs Jones s3nFOhio Former Dem. (Deceased, 2008) 
Paul Kanjorski s1nAPennsylvania Democrat (until 2010) 
Marcy Kaptur s3nFOhio Democrat 
Patrick Kennedy s3nFRhode Island Democrat (until 2010) 
John Kerry s3nFMA Democratic Sr Senator 
Dale Kildee s3nFMichigan Democrat (Retiring 2012) 
Carolyn Kilpatrick s3nFMichigan Democrat (until 2010) 
Ron Kind s3nDWI Former Democratic challenger (2012) 
Jerry Kleczka s3nFWisconsin Democrat (Until 2004) 
Dennis Kucinich s3nFOhio Democrat (Lost 2012 Primary) 
Nicholas Lampson s1nATexas Democrat (Unseated 2008) 
Mary Landrieu s2nC-LA Democratic Sr Senator 
James Langevin s3nFRhode Island Democrat 
Tom Lantos s3nFCalifornia Former Democrat (until 2008) 
Rick Larsen s1nB-Washington Democrat 
John Larson s3nDConnecticut Democrat 
Barbara Lee s3nFCalifornia Democrat 
Carl Levin s3nFMI Democratic Sr Senator (retiring 2014) 
Sander Levin s3nFMichigan Democrat 
John Lewis s3nFGeorgia Democrat 
William Lipinski s3nFIllinois Democrat (Until 2004) 
Zoe Lofgren s3nFCalifornia Democrat 
Nita Lowey s3nFNew York Democrat 
Ken Lucas s1nAKentucky Democrat (Until 2004) 
Steve Lynch s2nC-Massachusetts Democrat (Senate run 2013) 
Carolyn Maloney s3nFNew York Democrat/Liberal 
Ed Markey s3nFMA Democratic Challenger 
Jim Marshall s1nAGeorgia Former Democrat (until 2010) 
Jim Matheson s1nB+Utah Democrat 
Robert Matsui s3nFCalifornia Former Democrat (deceased) 
Carolyn McCarthy s3nFNew York Dem./Ind./Working-Families 
Karen McCarthy s3nFMissouri Democrat (Until 2004) 
Betty McCollum s3nFMinnesota Democrat 
Jim McDermott s3nFWashington Democrat 
Jim McGovern s3nFMassachusetts Democrat 
Mike McIntyre s1nANorth Carolina Democrat 
Michael McNulty s3nFNew York Dem./Cons. (Retiring 2008) 
Marty Meehan s3nFMassachusetts Democrat (Retired 2007) 
Gregory Meeks s3nFNew York Dem./Working-Families 
Robert Menendez s3nFNew Jersey Democrat 
Juanita Millender-McDonald s3nFCalifornia Democrat 
George Miller s3nFCalifornia Democrat 
Alan Mollohan s1nA+West Virginia Democrat 
Dennis Moore s3nFKansas Democrat (until 2010) 
James Moran s3nFVirginia Democrat 
John Murtha s1nA+Pennsylvania Democrat (Deceased Feb. 2010) 
Jerrold Nadler s3nFNew York Dem./Lib./Working-Families 
Grace Napolitano s3nFCalifornia Democrat 
Richard Neal s3nFMassachusetts Democrat 
James Oberstar s1nAMinnesota Dem./Farmer/Labor (until 2010) 
David Obey s1nAWisconsin Democrat (until 2010) 
John Olver s3nFMassachusetts Democrat (Retiring 2012) 
Solomon Ortiz s1nATexas Democrat (Unseated 2010) 
Major Owens s3nFNew York Democrat (until 2007) 
Frank Pallone s3nFNew Jersey Democrat 
Bill Pascrell s3nFNew Jersey Democrat 
Ed Pastor s3nFArizona Democrat 
David Paterson s3nFNY Former Democratic Governor (2008-2010) 
Donald Payne s3nFNew Jersey Former Democrat(Deceased 2012) 
Nancy Pelosi s3nFCalifornia Democrat 
Collin Peterson s1nA+Minnesota Democrat/Farmer/Labor 
Earl Pomeroy s3nFNorth Dakota Democrat (until 2010) 
David Eugene Price s3nFNorth Carolina Democrat 
Mark Pryor s3nDAR Democratic Sr Senator 
Nick Rahall s1nAWest Virginia Democrat 
Charles Rangel s3nFNew York Dem./Lib./Working-Families 
Jack Reed s3nFRI Democratic Sr Senator 
Silvestre Reyes s1nBTexas Democrat 
John Rockefeller s3nFWV Democratic Sr Senator (retiring 2014) 
Ciro Rodriguez s2nCTexas Democrat (until 2010) 
Mike Ross s1nAArkansas Democratic Governor Challenger 
Steven Rothman s3nFNew Jersey Democrat 
Lucille Roybal-Allard s3nFCalifornia Democrat 
Bobby Rush s3nFIllinois Democrat 
Tim Ryan s1nAOhio Democrat 
Martin Sabo s3nFMinnesota Democrat/Farmer/Labor 
Loretta Sanchez s3nDCalifornia Democrat 
Max Sandlin s1nATexas Democrat (Until 2004) 
Jan Schakowsky s3nFIllinois Democrat 
Adam Schiff s3nFCalifornia Democrat 
Bobby Scott s3nFVirginia Democrat 
Jose Serrano s3nFNew York Democrat/Liberal 
Brad Sherman s3nFCalifornia Democrat 
Ike Skelton s1nAMissouri Democrat (until 2010) 
Louise Slaughter s3nFNew York Democrat 
David Adam Smith s1nBWashington Democrat 
Vic Snyder s3nFArkansas Former Democrat (until 2010) 
Hilda Solis s3nFCA Democratic Gubernatorial Challenger 
John Spratt s3nFSouth Carolina Democrat (until 2010) 
Pete Stark s3nFCalifornia Democrat 
Charles Stenholm s1nATexas Democrat 
Ted Strickland s1nAOH Former Democratic Governor (2006-2010) 
Bart Stupak s2nC+Michigan Democrat (until 2010) 
John Tanner s1nATennessee Democrat (until 2010) 
Ellen Tauscher s3nFCalifornia Former Democrat (until 2009) 
Gene Taylor s1nAMississippi Democratic Challenger 
Bennie Thompson s3nFMississippi Democrat 
Mike Thompson s2nC+California Democrat 
John Tierney s3nFMassachusetts Democrat 
Ed Towns s3nFNew York Democrat/Liberal (Retiring) 
Jim Turner s1nATexas Democrat (Until 2004) 
Mark Udall s3nFCO Democratic Sr Senator; previously Representative 
Tom Udall s3nD-New Mexico Democrat (Senate 2008) 
Nydia Velazquez s3nFNew York Democrat/Working-Families 
Peter Visclosky s3nFIndiana Democrat 
Maxine Waters s3nFCalifornia Democrat 
Diane Watson s3nFCalifornia Former Democrat (until 2010) 
Mel Watt s3nFNorth Carolina Democrat 
Henry Waxman s3nFCalifornia Democrat 
Anthony Weiner s3nFNew York Former Democrat(Resigned 2011) 
Robert Wexler s3nFFlorida Democrat (resigned Jan. 2010) 
Lynn Woolsey s3nFCalifornia Democrat (Retiring 2012) 
David Wu s3nFOregon Democrat (Resigned 2011) 
Albert Wynn s3nFMaryland Democrat (Unseated 2008) 



Republicans participating in 02n-NRA

Robert Aderholt s1nAAlabama Republican 
Todd Akin s1nAMissouri Republican (Senate run 2012) 
Lamar Alexander s1nATN Republican Sr Senator 
Rodney Alexander s1nALouisiana Republican 
Wayne Allard s1nACO Former Republican Senator (retired 2008) 
Spencer Bachus s1nAAlabama Republican 
Richard Hugh Baker s1nALouisiana Republican (Resigned 2008) 
Cass Ballenger s1nANorth Carolina Republican 
Gresham Barrett s1nASouth Carolina Republican (until 2010) 
Roscoe Bartlett s1nAMaryland Republican 
Joe Linus Barton s1nATexas Republican 
Charlie Bass s1nANew Hampshire Republican (Retired 2012) 
Bob Beauprez s1nAColorado Republican 
Doug Bereuter s3nD+Nebraska Republican (Until 2004) 
Judy Biggert s1nAIllinois Republican 
Michael Bilirakis s1nAFlorida Republican (Retired 2006) 
Rob Bishop s1nAUtah Republican 
Marsha Blackburn s1nATennessee Republican 
Roy Blunt s1nAMissouri Republican (until 2010) 
Sherry Boehlert s3nD+New York Republican/Independence 
John Boehner s1nAOhio Republican 
Henry Bonilla s1nA+Texas Republican 
Jo Bonner s1nAAlabama Republican 
Mary Bono s1nBCalifornia Republican 
John Boozman s1nAAR Republican Jr Senator 
Jeb Bradley s1nBNew Hampshire Republican 
Kevin Brady s1nATexas Republican 
Henry Brown s1nASouth Carolina Republican (until 2010) 
Michael Burgess s1nATexas Republican 
Richard Burr s1nANC Republican Sr Senator; previously Representative 
Dan Burton s1nAIndiana Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Steve Buyer s1nAIndiana Republican (until 2010) 
Ken Calvert s1nACalifornia Republican 
Dave Camp s1nAMichigan Republican 
Chris Cannon s1nA+Utah Republican 
Eric Cantor s1nAVirginia Republican 
Shelley Moore Capito s1nAWest Virginia Republican 
John Carter s1nATexas Republican 
Steve Chabot s1nAOhio Republican 
Saxby Chambliss s1nA+GA Republican Sr Senator (retiring 2014) 
Chris Chocola s1nAIndiana Republican 
John Howard Coble s1nANorth Carolina Republican 
Thad Cochran s1nAMS Republican Sr Senator 
Tom Cole s1nAOklahoma Republican 
Norm Coleman s1nAMN Former Republican Senator; lost court battle, 2009 
Susan Collins s1nB+ME Republican Sr Senator 
John Cornyn s1nATX Republican Sr Senator 
Christopher Cox s1nACalifornia Republican 
Larry Craig s1nA+ID Former Republican Senator (until 2008) 
Philip Crane s1nAIllinois Republican (Until 2004) 
Ander Crenshaw s1nAFlorida Republican 
Barbara Cubin s1nA+Wyoming Republican (Retiring 2008) 
John Culberson s1nATexas Republican 
Duke Cunningham s1nA+California Republican 
Jo Ann Davis s1nAVirginia Republican 
Tom Davis s2nCVirginia Republican (Retiring 2008) 
Nathan Deal s1nAGA Republican Governor 
Tom DeLay s1nA+Texas Republican 
Jim DeMint s1nASC Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative 
Pete Domenici s1nANM Former Republican Senator (retired 2008) 
John Doolittle s1nA+California Republican (Retiring 2008) 
David Dreier s1nACalifornia Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Jimmy Duncan s1nATennessee Republican 
Jennifer Dunn s1nBWashington Republican (Until 2004) 
Vernon Ehlers s1nA-Michigan Republican (until 2010) 
Jo Ann Emerson s1nAMissouri Republican (Resigned 2013) 
Phil English s1nAPennsylvania Republican (Unseated 2008) 
Michael Enzi s1nA+WY Republican Sr Senator 
Terry Everett s1nAAlabama Republican (Retiring 2008) 
Mike Ferguson s3nFNew Jersey Republican (Retiring 2008) 
Jeff Flake s1nAArizona Republican (Senate run 2012) 
Mark Foley s1nA-Florida Republican 
Randy Forbes s1nAVirginia Republican 
Vito Fossella s1nB+New York Rep./Cons. challenger 
Trent Franks s1nAArizona Republican 
Rodney Frelinghuysen s3nDNew Jersey Republican 
Elton Gallegly s1nACalifornia Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Scott Garrett s1nANew Jersey Republican 
Jim Gerlach s1nAPennsylvania Republican 
Jim Gibbons s1nANevada Republican 
Wayne Gilchrest s3nD-Maryland Republican (Unseated 2008) 
Paul Gillmor s1nAOhio Republican (Deceased 2007) 
Bob Goodlatte s1nAVirginia Republican 
Porter Goss s1nA-Florida Republican (Until 2004) 
Lindsey Graham s1nASC Republican Sr Senator 
Kay Granger s1nATexas Republican 
Samuel Graves s1nAMissouri Republican 
Mark Green s1nAWisconsin Republican 
Jim Greenwood s3nD+Pennsylvania Republican (Until 2004) 
Gil Gutknecht s1nAMinnesota Republican 
Chuck Hagel s1nANE Former Republican Senator (retired 2008) 
Katherine Harris s1nAFL Republican challenger (2006); Former US Representative 
Melissa Hart s1nAPennsylvania Republican 
Denny Hastert s1nAIllinois Republican (Retired 2007) 
Doc Hastings s1nAWashington Republican 
Robin Hayes s1nANorth Carolina Republican (Unseated 2008) 
J.D. Hayworth s1nAArizona Republican (until 2007) 
Joel Hefley s1nAColorado Republican 
Jeb Hensarling s1nATexas Republican 
Wally Herger s1nA+California Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Dave Hobson s1nAOhio Republican (Retiring 2008) 
Peter Hoekstra s1nAMI Republican Challenger 
Amo Houghton s3nD+New York Republican/Conservative 
Kenny Hulshof s1nAMissouri Republican (Governor 2008) 
Duncan Hunter s1nA+California Republican (Retiring 2008) 
Henry Hyde s1nBIllinois Republican 
James Inhofe s1nA+OK Republican Sr Senator 
Johnny Isakson s1nAGA Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative 
Ernest Istook s1nAOklahoma Republican 
Bill Jenkins s1nATennessee Republican (Retired 2006) 
Nancy Lee Johnson s3nDConnecticut Republican 
Sam Johnson s1nATexas Republican 
Timothy Johnson s1nAIllinois Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Walter Beaman Jones s1nANorth Carolina Republican 
Ric Keller s1nAFlorida Republican (Unseated 2008) 
Sue Kelly s1nB+New York Republican (until 2007) 
Mark Kennedy s1nA+Minnesota Republican (until 2006) 
Peter King s3nDNew York Rep./Ind./Cons./Right-To-Life 
Steve King s1nAIowa Republican 
Jack Kingston s1nAGA Republican Challenger 
Mark Kirk s3nDIL Republican Jr Senator 
John Kline s1nAMinnesota Republican 
Joe Knollenberg s1nAMichigan Republican (Unseated 2008) 
Jim Kolbe s1nA-Arizona Republican 
Ray LaHood s1nAIllinois Republican (Retiring 2008) 
Tom Latham s1nAIowa Republican 
Steven LaTourette s1nAOhio Republican 
Jim Leach s3nFIowa Republican 
Jerry Lewis s1nACalifornia Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Ron Lewis s1nAKentucky Republican (Retiring 2008) 
Frank LoBiondo s1nA-New Jersey Republican 
Frank Dean Lucas s1nAOklahoma Republican 
Donald Manzullo s1nAIllinois Republican (Lost 2012 Primary) 
Mitch McConnell s1nAKY Republican Sr Senator 
Thad McCotter s1nAMichigan Republican 
Jim McCrery s1nALouisiana Republican (Retiring 2008) 
John McHugh s1nANew York Republican/Conservative 
Scott McInnis s1nAColorado Republican (Until 2004) 
Buck McKeon s1nACalifornia Republican 
John Mica s1nA+Florida Republican 
Candice Miller s1nAMichigan Republican 
Gary Miller s1nACalifornia Republican 
Jeff Miller s1nAFlorida Republican 
Jerry Moran s1nAKansas Republican (until 2010) 
Tim Murphy s1nAPennsylvania Republican 
Marilyn Musgrave s1nAColorado Republican (Unseated 2008) 
Sue Myrick s1nANorth Carolina Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Bob Ney s1nA+Ohio Republican 
Anne Meagher Northup s1nBKentucky Republican 
Charlie Norwood s1nAGeorgia Republican 
Devin Nunes s1nACalifornia Republican 
Jim Nussle s1nAIowa Republican 
Tom Osborne s1nANebraska Republican 
Doug Ose s3nD+California Republican challenger 
Butch Otter s1nAID Republican Governor 
Michael Oxley s1nAOhio Republican 
Ron Paul s1nAPOTUS Republican (Libertarian 1988) 
Steve Pearce s1nANew Mexico Republican 
Mike Pence s1nAIN Republican Governor 
John Peterson s1nA+Pennsylvania Republican (Retired 2008) 
Tom Petri s1nA-Wisconsin Republican 
Chip Pickering s1nA+MS Republican challenger (2006), U.S. Rep. 
Joseph Pitts s1nAPennsylvania Republican 
Todd Platts s1nAPennsylvania Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Richard Pombo s1nA+California Republican 
Jon Porter s1nANevada Republican (Unseated 2008) 
Rob Portman s1nAOH Republican Jr Senator 
Deborah Pryce s2nCOhio Republican 
Jack Quinn s3nD+New York Republican/Ind./Cons. 
Jim Ramstad s3nFMinnesota Republican (Retiring 2008) 
Ralph Regula s1nA-Ohio Republican (Retiring 2008) 
Dennis Rehberg s1nAMontana Republican (Senate run 2012) 
Rick Renzi s1nAArizona Republican (Retiring 2008) 
Thomas Reynolds s1nANew York Republican (Retiring 2008) 
Jim Risch s1nA+ID Former Republican Governor (2006-2007); U.S. Senator 
Pat Roberts s1nAKS Republican Sr Senator 
Hal Rogers s1nAKentucky Republican 
Michael Rogers s1nAAlabama Republican 
Mike Rogers s1nAMichigan Republican 
Dana Rohrabacher s1nACalifornia Republican 
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen s2nC-Florida Republican 
Ed Royce s1nACalifornia Republican 
Paul Ryan s1nAPOTUS Republican 
Jim Ryun s1nAKansas Republican 
Jim Saxton s1nB+New Jersey Republican (Retiring 2008) 
Edward Schrock s1nAVirginia Republican (Until 2004) 
James Sensenbrenner s1nAWisconsin Republican 
Jeff Sessions s1nA+AL Republican Sr Senator 
Pete Sessions s1nA+Texas Republican 
John Shadegg s1nAArizona Republican 
Clay Shaw s3nDFlorida Republican 
Christopher Shays s3nFConnecticut Republican (Unseated 2008) 
Don Sherwood s1nAPennsylvania Republican 
John Shimkus s1nAIllinois Republican 
Bill Shuster s1nAPennsylvania Republican 
Rob Simmons s1nAConnecticut Republican 
Mike Simpson s1nAIdaho Republican 
Christopher Smith s3nD+New Jersey Republican 
Gordon Harold Smith s1nBOR Former Republican Senator (lost re-election, 2008) 
Lamar Smith s1nA+Texas Republican 
Nick Smith s1nAMI Former Republican challenger (2006), previously U.S. Rep 
Mark Souder s1nAIndiana Republican (until 2010) 
Cliff Stearns s1nA+Florida Republican (Lost 2012 primary) 
Ted Stevens s1nA+AK Former Republican Sr Senator 
John Sullivan s1nAOklahoma Republican 
John Sununu s1nANew Hampshire Republican 
John Sweeney s1nANew York Republican/Conservative 
Jim Talent s1nAMissouri Republican 
Tom Tancredo s1nB+Colorado Republican Governor challenger 
Billy Tauzin s1nALouisiana Republican (Until 2004) 
Charles Taylor s1nANorth Carolina Republican 
Lee Terry s1nANebraska Republican 
Bill Thomas s1nACalifornia Republican 
Mac Thornberry s1nATexas Republican 
John Thune s1nASD Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative 
Todd Tiahrt s1nAKansas Republican (until 2010) 
Pat Tiberi s1nAOhio Republican 
Pat Toomey s1nAPA Republican Jr Senator 
Mike Turner s1nBOhio Republican 
Fred Upton s1nBMichigan Republican 
David Vitter s1nALA Republican Jr Senator; previously Representative 
Greg Walden s1nAOregon Republican 
Jim Walsh s1nB+New York Rep./Ind. (Retiring 2008) 
Zach Wamp s1nATennessee Republican (until 2010) 
John Warner s3nDVA Former Republican Senator (retired 2008) 
Curt Weldon s1nB+Pennsylvania Republican 
Dave Weldon s1nAFL Republican Senate Challenger (Lost primary) 
Jerry Weller s1nA-Illinois Republican (Retiring 2008) 
Ed Whitfield s1nAKentucky Republican 
Roger Wicker s1nA+Mississippi Republican (Senate 2008) 
Heather Wilson s1nANew Mexico Republican (Senate 2008) 
Joe Wilson s1nASouth Carolina Republican 
Frank Wolf s1nB+Virginia Republican 
Bill Young s2nC+Florida Republican 
Don Young s1nA+Alaska Republican 



Independents participating in 02n-NRA

Joe Biden s3nFDE Vice President 
Ginny Brown-Waite s1nAFlorida Former GOP (until 2010) 
Brad Carson s1nAOK 2004 former Democratic challenger; US Representative 
Michael Castle s3nFDE 2010 Senate Challenger (lost primary); previously Gov.& Rep. 
Mac Collins s1nAGA 2004 former Republican challenger; US Representative 
Lincoln Diaz-Balart s1nB-Florida Former GOP (until 2010) 
Elizabeth Dole s1nANC Former Cabinet Member (Labor Sec'y) and Senator 
Harold Ford s3nFNY 2010 Democratic Primary Challenger; previously US Rep (TN) 
Virgil Goode s1nA+POTUS Constitution Party Challenger 
Joseph Hoeffel s3nFPA 2004 former Democratic challenger; US Representative 
John Hostettler s1nA-IN 2010 Senate Challenger (lost GOP primary); formerly US Rep. 
Darrell Issa s1nACA03 Former Initiator of Gubernatorial Recall (2003) 
Chris John s1nA+LA 2004 former Democratic challenger; US Representative 
John Linder s1nAGeorgia Former GOP (until 2010) 
George Nethercutt s1nA+WA 2004 former Republican challenger; US Representative 
Adam Putnam s1nAFlorida Former GOP (until 2010) 
George Radanovich s1nACalifornia Former GOP (until 2010) 
Bernie Sanders s3nFVermont Independent 



Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 197
Republicans: 235
Independents: 18


















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