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Senate Votes
Passed Senate vote to approve the Middle Class Tax Cut Act 07/25/2012 ratingcheck
Rejected Senate vote to approve Senator Stabenow’s Bring Jobs Home Act 07/19/2012 ratingcheck
Rejected Senate vote to approve Senator Rubio’s amendment to undermine collective bargaining 06/21/2012 ratingX
Rejected Senate vote on Senator Lee’s harmful budget proposal 05/16/2012 ratingX
Rejected Senate vote on Senator Paul’s harmful budget proposal 05/16/2012 ratingX
Rejected Senate vote on Senator Toomey’s harmful budget proposal 05/16/2012 ratingX
Rejected Senate vote on House-passed "Ryan" budget 05/16/2012 ratingX
Rejected Senate vote to eliminate an NLRB rule limiting employer interference with union elections 04/24/2012 ratingX
Rejected Senate vote on the Buffett rule, to make the rich pay their fair share 04/16/2012 ratingcheck
Rejected Senate vote on a bill to eliminate tax subsidies to Big Oil 03/29/2012 ratingcheck
Agreed To Senate vote on Blunt Amendment allowing employers to deny contraceptives and other essential health benefits 03/01/2012 ratingcheck
Rejected Senate vote on an extreme balanced budget amendment 12/14/2011 ratingX
Rejected Senate vote on the Rebuild American Jobs Act 11/03/2011 ratingcheck
Rejected Senate vote on the Teachers and First-Responders Back to Work Act 10/20/2011 ratingcheck
Passed Senate vote on Colombia Free Trade Agreement 10/12/2011 ratingX
Rejected Senate vote on the American Jobs Act 10/11/2011 ratingcheck
Agreed To Senate vote to table the Cut, Cap, and Balance Act of 2011 07/22/2011 ratingcheck
Rejected Senate vote on draconian FY12 budget proposal introduced by Chairman Paul Ryan 05/25/2011 ratingX
Rejected Senate vote on nomination of Goodwin Liu to 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals 05/19/2011 ratingcheck
Rejected Senate vote expressing support for a balanced budget constitutional amendment 03/02/2011 ratingX
Rejected Senate vote to repeal healthcare reform 02/02/2011 ratingX
Agreed To Senate vote to repeal Military Policy Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell 12/18/2010 ratingcheck
Rejected Immigration: Senate vote on DREAM Act 12/18/2010 ratingcheck
Rejected Workers' rights: Senate vote on the Public Safety Employer-Employee Cooperation Act 12/08/2010 ratingcheck
Rejected Senate vote on Middle Class Tax Cut Act of 2010 12/04/2010 ratingcheck
Rejected Discrimination: Senate vote on the Paycheck Fairness Act 11/17/2010 ratingcheck
Rejected Health care reform: Senate vote to disapprove of rule protecting consumers from unfair changes to their existing healthcare plans. 09/29/2010 ratingX
Rejected Senate vote on the Creating American Jobs and Ending Offshoring Act 09/28/2010 ratingcheck
Rejected Workers' rights: Senate vote to disapprove of rule expanding Americans' democratic rights in their workplaces 09/23/2010 ratingX
Rejected Immigration and DADT: Senate vote on DREAM Act and Don't Ask Don't Tell 09/21/2010 ratingcheck
Rejected Health care reform: Bill Nelson’s (FL) alternative amendment would eliminate tax loophole for big oil companies to reduce tax burden on small businesses 09/14/2010 ratingcheck
Rejected Health care reform: Johanns amendment would eliminate preventative care fund and increased health insurance premiums to help businesses 09/14/2010 ratingX
Confirmed Confirmation of Elena Kagan to the U.S. Supreme Court 08/05/2010 ratingcheck
Agreed To Jobs: Senate vote to extend funding to states to maintain vital services jobs (cloture) 08/04/2010 ratingcheck
Rejected Campaign Finance: Senate vote to require caps on campaign spending by corporations and unions (cloture) 07/27/2010 ratingcheck
Rejected Immigration: Senate amendment vote to defund federal lawsuit against Arizona’s anti-immigrant law 07/21/2010 ratingX
Agreed To Financial Reform: Senate vote to create consumer protection agency and regulate the financial industry (to pass merged bill) 07/15/2010 ratingcheck
Agreed To Financial Reform: Senate vote to create consumer protection agency and regulate the financial industry (cloture for merged bill) 07/15/2010 ratingcheck
Rejected Jobs: Senate vote to extend unemployment insurance and prevent foreclosures (cloture 3) 06/30/2010 ratingcheck
Rejected Jobs: Senate vote to extend unemployment insurance and prevent foreclosures (cloture 2) 06/24/2010 ratingcheck
Rejected Jobs: Senate vote to extend unemployment insurance and prevent foreclosures (cloture 1) 06/17/2010 ratingcheck
Rejected Immigration: Senate amendment to build fence along the Mexican border in one year 05/27/2010 ratingX
Rejected Immigration: Senate amendment vote to use stimulus money to further militarize our borders (Cornyn amendment) 05/27/2010 ratingX
Rejected Immigration: Senate amendment vote to use stimulus money to further militarize our borders (Kyl amendment) 05/27/2010 ratingX
Rejected Immigration: Senate amendment vote to use stimulus money to further militarize our borders (McCain amendment) 05/27/2010 ratingX
Passed Financial Reform: Senate vote to create consumer protection agency and regulate the financial industry (to pass Senate version) 05/20/2010 ratingcheck
Rejected Financial Reform: Senate amendment vote to allow states to cap exorbitant interest rates 05/19/2010 ratingcheck
Agreed To Financial Reform: Senate amendment vote to ban risky kind of speculative investment 05/18/2010 ratingX
Rejected Financial Reform: Senate amendment vote to weaken states’ ability to regulate the financial industry 05/18/2010 ratingX
Agreed To Financial Reform: Senate amendment vote to eliminate rating agencies’ conflicts of interest 05/13/2010 ratingcheck
Rejected Financial Reform: Senate amendment vote to weaken proposed regulations of the financial industry 05/12/2010 ratingX
Agreed To Financial Reform: Senate amendment vote to stop predatory lending practices 05/12/2010 ratingcheck
Rejected Financial Reform: Senate amendment vote break up “too big to fail” banks 05/06/2010 ratingcheck
Rejected Financial Reform: Senate amendment vote to weaken proposed consumer protection agency 05/06/2010 ratingX
Rejected Financial Reform: Senate vote to create consumer protection agency and regulate the financial industry (Senate version cloture 3) 04/28/2010 ratingcheck
Rejected Financial Reform: Senate vote to create consumer protection agency and regulate the financial industry (Senate version cloture 2) 04/27/2010 ratingcheck
Rejected Financial Reform: Senate vote to create consumer protection agency and regulate the financial industry (Senate version cloture 1) 04/26/2010 ratingcheck
Passed H.R. 4872 As Amended; Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 03/25/2010 ratingcheck
Rejected Motion to Waive All Applicable Budgetary Discipline Re: Sessions Amdt. No. 3453 as Modified; To reduce the deficit by establishing discretionary spending caps. 03/18/2010 ratingX
Passed Jobs: Senate to extend unemployment insurance and prevent foreclosures (on passage) 03/10/2010 ratingcheck
Rejected Cloture Motion on Craig Becker to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board 02/09/2010 ratingcheck
Confirmed Confirmation of Patricia Smith to be Solicitor for the Department of Labor 02/04/2010 ratingcheck
Rejected : To establish a Bipartisan Task Force for Responsible Fiscal Action 01/26/2010 ratingX
Rejected U.S. Senate's Expansion of Reckless E-Verify System is Harmful for All Workers 07/08/2009 ratingcheck
Passed Legislation Holds Credit Card Companies Accountable for the Good of Our Economy 05/19/2009 ratingcheck
Rejected Foreclosure Prevention Amendment Allowing Families Assistance In Surviving the Housing Crisis Fails 04/30/2009 ratingcheck
Agreed To A Budget That Turns the Promise of Change into Reality 04/29/2009 ratingcheck
Confirmed Senate Confirms Sebelius to Lead Health and Human Services 04/28/2009 ratingcheck
Passed Senate Votes Economic Relief for Main Street 02/10/2009 ratingcheck
Passed Senate Votes To Expand Children's Health Program 01/29/2009 ratingcheck
Passed Senate Votes to End Unequal Pay 01/22/2009 ratingcheck
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House Votes
Passed House vote on immigration bill eliminating diversity visas 11/30/2012 ratingX
Passed Taxes: House vote on a bill to raise taxes on working families and cut taxes for the rich 08/02/2012 ratingX
Passed Taxes: House vote to approve Bush tax cuts extension for the rich 08/01/2012 ratingX
Passed House vote on the Repeal of Obamacare Act 07/11/2012 ratingX
Passed House vote to roll back protections in the Violence Against Women Act for immigrants, LGBT people and Native Americans 05/16/2012 ratingX
Passed 5. House vote on the Sequester Replacement Reconciliation Act 05/10/2012 ratingX
Passed Budget: House vote to pass Chairman Ryan’s reverse-Robin Hood budget bill 03/29/2012 ratingX
Passed House vote to repeal long term care insurance program (CLASS) 02/01/2012 ratingX
Passed House vote to extend payroll tax by harming vulnerable Americans 12/13/2011 ratingX
Passed House vote on anti-workers' rights bill 11/30/2011 ratingX
Failed House vote on balanced budget amendment 11/18/2011 ratingX
Passed House vote on Colombia Free Trade Agreement 10/12/2011 ratingX
Passed House vote on the Budget Control Act (Boehner version) 07/29/2011 ratingX
Passed House vote on Cut, Cap and Balance 07/19/2011 ratingX
Passed House vote on draconian budget proposal introduced by Chairman Paul Ryan 04/15/2011 ratingX
Failed House amendment to protect democratic rights of transportation workers in the workplace 04/01/2011 ratingcheck
Passed Healthcare: House bill to repeal the 1099 and undermine healthcare affordability for low- and moderate-income families 03/02/2011 ratingX
Passed House vote to cut $99.6 billion from essential government programs 02/19/2011 ratingX
Failed Labor: House amendment to defund the National Labor Relations Board 02/17/2011 ratingX
Passed House resolution to cut $60 billion from essential government programs 01/25/2011 ratingX
Passed Healthcare: House vote to repeal healthcare reform 01/19/2011 ratingX
Passed House vote to repeal Military Policy Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell 12/15/2010 ratingcheck
Passed Immigration: House vote on the DREAM Act 12/08/2010 ratingcheck
Failed Social security: House vote on cost-of-living adjustment payment to seniors 12/08/2010 ratingcheck
Passed Taxes: House vote on tax cuts for the middle class 12/02/2010 ratingcheck
Passed Jobs: House vote to extend funding to states to maintain vital services jobs 08/10/2010 ratingcheck
Passed Jobs: House amendment vote to prevent teacher layoffs 07/01/2010 ratingcheck
Passed Financial Reform: House vote to create consumer protection agency and regulate the financial industry (to pass merged bill) 06/30/2010 ratingcheck
Passed Campaign Finance: House vote to require caps on campaign spending by corporations and unions 06/24/2010 ratingcheck
Passed Jobs: House vote to extend unemployment insurance and prevent foreclosures 05/28/2010 ratingcheck
Agreed To Civil Rights: House amendment vote to repeal the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Policy” 05/27/2010 ratingcheck
Passed Reconciliation Act of 2010 03/25/2010 ratingcheck
Passed Health care reform: House vote to make health care affordable for all Americans 03/21/2010 ratingcheck
Failed Health care reform: House vote to send Health Care Reform back to committee 03/21/2010 ratingX
Passed Health care reform: House vote to pass bill ensuring quality health care for all Americans 03/21/2010 ratingcheck
Passed Providing for consideration of the Senate Amendments to H.R. 3590 , Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and providing for the consideration of the bill H.R. 4872, Reconciliation Act of 2010. 03/21/2010 ratingcheck
Passed Financial Reform: House vote to create consumer protection agency and regulate the financial industry (to pass House version) 12/11/2009 ratingcheck
Passed Tax Extenders Act of 2009 12/09/2009 ratingcheck
Passed House of Representatives Stand on Right Side of History and Win Over Political Gamesmanship and Insurance Industry Profits 11/07/2009 ratingcheck
Failed Motion to Recommit and Kill H.R. 3962 Fails 11/07/2009 ratingX
Agreed To Stupak-Pitts Amendment Adds Dramatic New Restrictions in H.R. 3962 11/07/2009 ratingX
Passed Vote on the Rule for America’s Affordable Health Choices Act 11/07/2009 ratingcheck
Passed Immigration: House vote to allow DHS to ignore state and federal regulations to build a border fence 09/23/2009 ratingX
Passed House Passes Most Important Environmental Bill in History 06/26/2009 ratingcheck
Passed Immigration: House vote to send bill back to committee to add funding for flawed E-Verify system 06/24/2009 ratingX
Passed House Takes Lead in Holding Reforming Credit Card Companies Abuses 04/30/2009 ratingcheck
Passed House Passes Working Family-Friendly Budget 04/29/2009 ratingcheck
Passed House Votes to Cut Home Foreclosures 03/05/2009 ratingcheck
Passed House Votes Economic Relief for Main Street 01/28/2009 ratingcheck
Passed House Votes To Expand Children's Health Program 01/14/2009 ratingcheck
Passed House Votes to End Unequal Pay 01/09/2009 ratingcheck
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