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    This page contains bill sponsorships in the Senate and House. Bill sponsorships indicate the topics that legislators are most interested in, and spend the most time on.

01-HCR102 on Apr 4, 2001

Bill Sponsorship: the Hunger to Harvest bill:
Source: House Resolution Sponsorship
    In an effort to reduce hunger in sub-Saharan Africa, urges the President to:

  1. set forth five-year and ten-year strategies to achieve a reversal of current levels of hunger and poverty in sub-Saharan Africa, including a commitment to contribute an appropriate U.S. share of increased bilateral and multilateral poverty-focused resources for sub-Saharan Africa, with an emphasis on health (including HIV-AIDS prevention and treatment), education, agriculture, private sector and free market development, democratic institutions and the rule of law, micro-finance development, and debt relief; and

  2. work with the heads of other donor countries and sub-Saharan African countries and with private and voluntary organizations and other civic organizations to implement such strategies; and calls for

  3. Congress to undertake a multi-year commitment to provide the resources to implement those strategies; and

  4. the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development to report on such implementation.


    Participating counts on VoteMatch question 17. Question 17: Stay out of Iran Scores: -2=Strongly oppose; -1=Oppose; 0=neutral; 1=Support; 2=Strongly support.
  • Topic: Foreign Policy
  • Headline: Multi-year commitment to Africa for food & medicine (Score: 2)

    Participating counts on AmericansElect question 5.
  • Headline: Multi-year commitment to Africa for food & medicine (Answer: D)
  • AmericansElect Quiz Question 5 on Foreign Policy: When you think about the US pursuing its interests abroad, which of the following is closest to your opinion?
    • A: The US should always act in its own interest regardless of what other countries think
    • B: The US should rarely listen to other countries
    • C: The US should listen to other countries more often than not
    • D: The US should always listen to other countries before pursuing its own interests
    • E: Unsure


  • 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 01-HCR102

Neil Abercrombie s1oHawaii Democrat (Resigned 2010) 
Gary Ackerman s1oNew York Dem./Ind./Lib. (Retiring 2012) 
Tom Allen s1oMaine Democrat (Retiring 2008) 
Brian Baird s1oWashington Democrat (until 2010) 
Tammy Baldwin s1oWI Democratic Challenger 
Ken Bentsen s1oTexas Democrat 
Howard Berman s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Sanford Bishop s1oGeorgia Democrat 
Rod Blagojevich s1oIL Former Democrat Governor (2003-2009) 
Earl Blumenauer s1oOregon Democrat 
David Bonior s1oMichigan Democrat 
Leonard Boswell s1oIowa Democrat 
Rick Boucher s1oVirginia Democrat (until 2010) 
Barbara Boxer s1oCA Democratic Jr Senator 
Allen Boyd s1oFlorida Former Democrat (until 2010) 
Robert Brady s1oPennsylvania Democrat 
Corrine Brown s1oFlorida Democrat 
Sherrod Brown s1oOH Democratic Sr Senator 
Lois Capps s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Michael Capuano s1oMA Former Democratic Primary Senate Challenger (2009) 
Julia Carson s1oIndiana Former Dem. (Deceased 2008) 
William Lacy Clay s1oMissouri Democrat 
Eva Clayton s1oNorth Carolina Democrat (Until 2004) 
Bob Clement s1oTennessee Democrat 
James Clyburn s1oSouth Carolina Democrat 
Kent Conrad s1oND Democrat Sr Senator (Retiring) 
John Conyers s1oMichigan Democrat 
Jon Corzine s1oNJ Former Democrat (until 2009) 
Jerry Costello s1oIllinois Democrat (Retiring 2012) 
William Coyne s1oPennsylvania Democrat 
Joseph Crowley s1oNew York Democrat 
Elijah Cummings s1oMaryland Democrat 
Tom Daschle s1oSD Former Democratic Senator 
Danny Davis s1oIllinois Democrat 
Peter Defazio s1oOregon Democrat 
Bill Delahunt s1oMassachusetts Democrat (until 2010) 
Rosa DeLauro s1oConnecticut Democrat 
Mike Doyle s1oPennsylvania Democrat 
Richard Durbin s1oIL Democratic Sr Senator 
Eliot Engel s1oNew York Democrat/Liberal 
Anna Eshoo s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Lane Evans s1oIllinois Democrat 
Sam Farr s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Russell Feingold s1oPOTUS Democrat 
Dianne Feinstein s1oCA Democratic Sr Senator 
Bob Filner s1oCalifornia Democrat (Mayoral run 2011) 
Barney Frank s1oMassachusetts Democrat (Retiring 2012) 
Martin Frost s1oTexas Democrat (Until 2004) 
Bart Gordon s1oTennessee Democrat (until 2010) 
Luis Gutierrez s1oIllinois Democrat 
Tony Hall s1oOhio Democrat (until 2002) 
Alcee Hastings s1oFlorida Democrat 
Earl Hilliard s1oAlabama Democrat 
Maurice Hinchey s1oNew York Dem/Working-Fam.(Retired 2012) 
Rush Holt s1oNew Jersey Democrat 
Darlene Hooley s1oOregon Democrat (Retiring 2008) 
Steny Hoyer s1oMaryland Democrat 
Sheila Jackson Lee s1oTexas Democrat 
William Jefferson s1oLouisiana Democrat 
Eddie Bernice Johnson s1oTexas Democrat 
Tim Johnson s1oSD Democratic Sr Senator (retiring 2014) 
Stephanie Tubbs Jones s1oOhio Former Dem. (Deceased, 2008) 
Marcy Kaptur s1oOhio Democrat 
John Kerry s1oMA Democratic Sr Senator 
Dale Kildee s1oMichigan Democrat (Retiring 2012) 
Carolyn Kilpatrick s1oMichigan Democrat (until 2010) 
Ron Kind s1oWI Former Democratic challenger (2012) 
Herbert Kohl s1oWI Democratic Sr Senator (Retiring) 
John LaFalce s1oNew York Democrat/Ind./Lib. (Until 2004 
Nicholas Lampson s1oTexas Democrat (Unseated 2008) 
Tom Lantos s1oCalifornia Former Democrat (until 2008) 
Patrick Leahy s1oVT Democratic Sr Senator 
Barbara Lee s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Carl Levin s1oMI Democratic Sr Senator (retiring 2014) 
Sander Levin s1oMichigan Democrat 
John Lewis s1oGeorgia Democrat 
Zoe Lofgren s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Nita Lowey s1oNew York Democrat 
Ken Lucas s1oKentucky Democrat (Until 2004) 
Ed Markey s1oMA Democratic Challenger 
Karen McCarthy s1oMissouri Democrat (Until 2004) 
Betty McCollum s1oMinnesota Democrat 
Jim McDermott s1oWashington Democrat 
Jim McGovern s1oMassachusetts Democrat 
Cynthia McKinney s1oGeorgia Democrat 
Michael McNulty s1oNew York Dem./Cons. (Retiring 2008) 
Carrie Meek s1oFlorida Democrat (retired 2002) 
Gregory Meeks s1oNew York Dem./Working-Families 
Barbara Mikulski s1oMD Democratic Sr Senator 
Juanita Millender-McDonald s1oCalifornia Democrat 
George Miller s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Patsy Mink s1oHawaii Democrat 
Joe Moakley s1oMassachusetts Democrat (until 2001) 
Dennis Moore s1oKansas Democrat (until 2010) 
James Moran s1oVirginia Democrat 
Patty Murray s1oWA Democratic Sr Senator 
Jerrold Nadler s1oNew York Dem./Lib./Working-Families 
Grace Napolitano s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Richard Neal s1oMassachusetts Democrat 
James Oberstar s1oMinnesota Dem./Farmer/Labor (until 2010) 
John Olver s1oMassachusetts Democrat (Retiring 2012) 
Major Owens s1oNew York Democrat (until 2007) 
Frank Pallone s1oNew Jersey Democrat 
Bill Pascrell s1oNew Jersey Democrat 
Ed Pastor s1oArizona Democrat 
Donald Payne s1oNew Jersey Former Democrat(Deceased 2012) 
Nancy Pelosi s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Collin Peterson s1oMinnesota Democrat/Farmer/Labor 
Earl Pomeroy s1oNorth Dakota Democrat (until 2010) 
David Eugene Price s1oNorth Carolina Democrat 
Charles Rangel s1oNew York Dem./Lib./Working-Families 
Lynn Nancy Rivers s1oMichigan Democrat 
Steven Rothman s1oNew Jersey Democrat 
Bobby Rush s1oIllinois Democrat 
Martin Sabo s1oMinnesota Democrat/Farmer/Labor 
Paul Sarbanes s1oMD Former Democrat Senator (Retired 2006) 
Tom Sawyer s1oOhio Democrat 
Jan Schakowsky s1oIllinois Democrat 
Adam Schiff s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Bobby Scott s1oVirginia Democrat 
David Adam Smith s1oWashington Democrat 
Debbie Stabenow s1oMI Democratic Jr Senator 
Pete Stark s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Ted Strickland s1oOH Former Democratic Governor (2006-2010) 
Bart Stupak s1oMichigan Democrat (until 2010) 
Bennie Thompson s1oMississippi Democrat 
John Tierney s1oMassachusetts Democrat 
Ed Towns s1oNew York Democrat/Liberal (Retiring) 
Mark Udall s1oCO Democratic Sr Senator; previously Representative 
Tom Udall s1oNew Mexico Democrat (Senate 2008) 
Maxine Waters s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Mel Watt s1oNorth Carolina Democrat 
Henry Waxman s1oCalifornia Democrat 
Paul Wellstone s1oMN Democratic Senator (Former) 
Robert Wexler s1oFlorida Democrat (resigned Jan. 2010) 
Lynn Woolsey s1oCalifornia Democrat (Retiring 2012) 
David Wu s1oOregon Democrat (Resigned 2011) 
Albert Wynn s1oMaryland Democrat (Unseated 2008) 



Republicans participating in 01-HCR102

Doug Bereuter s1oNebraska Republican (Until 2004) 
John Boehner s1oOhio Republican 
Mike DeWine s1oOH Former Republican Senator (lost re-election, 2006) 
Vernon Ehlers s1oMichigan Republican (until 2010) 
Ernie Fletcher s1oKentucky Republican 
Greg Ganske s1oIA Former Republican Nominee (2002) 
Benjamin Gilman s1oNew York Republican 
Chuck Grassley s1oIA Republican Sr Senator 
Mark Green s1oWisconsin Republican 
Jim Greenwood s1oPennsylvania Republican (Until 2004) 
Chuck Hagel s1wNE Former Republican Senator (retired 2008) 
Peter Hoekstra s1oMI Republican Challenger 
Steve Horn s1oCalifornia Republican 
James Inhofe s1oOK Republican Sr Senator 
Sue Kelly s1oNew York Republican (until 2007) 
Tom Latham s1oIowa Republican 
Steven LaTourette s1oOhio Republican 
Jim Leach s1wIowa Republican 
Ron Lewis s1oKentucky Republican (Retiring 2008) 
Richard Lugar s1oIN Republican Sr Senator 
Connie Morella s1oMaryland Republican 
Anne Meagher Northup s1oKentucky Republican 
Tom Osborne s1oNebraska Republican 
Tom Petri s1oWisconsin Republican 
Todd Platts s1oPennsylvania Republican (Retiring 2012) 
Jim Ramstad s1oMinnesota Republican (Retiring 2008) 
Marge Roukema s1oNew Jersey Republican 
Paul Ryan s1oPOTUS Republican 
Jim Saxton s1oNew Jersey Republican (Retiring 2008) 
John Shimkus s1oIllinois Republican 
Rob Simmons s1oConnecticut Republican 
John Sweeney s1oNew York Republican/Conservative 
Pat Tiberi s1oOhio Republican 
Fred Upton s1oMichigan Republican 
J.C. Watts s1oOklahoma Republican 
Don Young s1oAlaska Republican 



Independents participating in 01-HCR102

Joe Biden s1oDE Vice President 
Brad Carson s1oOK 2004 former Democratic challenger; US Representative 
Harold Ford s1oNY 2010 Democratic Primary Challenger; previously US Rep (TN) 
Joseph Hoeffel s1oPA 2004 former Democratic challenger; US Representative 
Bernie Sanders s1oVermont Independent 



Total recorded by OnTheIssues:

Democrats: 138
Republicans: 36
Independents: 5


















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