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2013 Vote Ratings

Why Elizabeth Warren Isn't the Most Liberal Senator

She broke with her party over a key element of Obamacare, and opposed the estate tax. Plus, she has many very liberal colleagues.

The 15 Most Liberal Senators

These are the senators on the far left of the ideological spectrum, based on National Journal's 2013 vote ratings .

The 15 Most Conservative Senators

These are the senators on the far right of the ideological spectrum, based on National Journal's 2013 vote ratings .

The 15 Most Liberal Representatives

These are the members of the House on the far left of the ideological spectrum, based on National Journal's 2013 vote ratings .

The 15 Most Conservative Representatives

These are the members of the House on the far right of the ideological spectrum, based on National Journal's 2013 vote ratings .

The Demographics of Partisanship

National Journal's 2013 vote ratings show clear differences by race, religion, and region.

The Chasm in the Center of Congress

Liberal Republicans and conservative Democrats were common 30 years ago. Now, they're all but gone.

The Most Divided Congress Ever, At Least Until Next Year

Congress is more polarized now than ever before, and the 2014 midterms will do nothing but exacerbate the divide.

Explore Wide-Ranging Views in the House

Congress has never been more polarized, but within each party, differences remain on economic, foreign, and social policy.

How Liberal Is Your State's House Delegation?

National Journal 's 2013 vote ratings show the geography of partisanship: a deeply conservative heartland, bookended by the liberal East and West coasts.

How the Vote Ratings Are Calculated

For the 2013 ratings, we examined all of the roll-call votes in the first session of the 113th Congress and identified the ones that show ideological distinctions between mem...

Key Votes Used to Calculate the Ratings

Here are the 117 Senate votes and 111 House votes on which National Journal's 2013 vote ratings are based.

The Most Conservative Member of the Senate Isn't Who You'd Think

Hint: It ain't McConnell, Cruz, Paul, or Rubio.

Why Elizabeth Warren Isn't the Most Liberal Senator

She broke with her party over a key element of Obamacare, and opposed the estate tax. Plus, she has many very liberal colleagues.

The 15 Most Liberal Senators

These are the senators on the far left of the ideological spectrum, based on National Journal's 2013 vote ratings .

The 15 Most Conservative Senators

These are the senators on the far right of the ideological spectrum, based on National Journal's 2013 vote ratings .

The 15 Most Liberal Representatives

These are the members of the House on the far left of the ideological spectrum, based on National Journal's 2013 vote ratings .

The 15 Most Conservative Representatives

These are the members of the House on the far right of the ideological spectrum, based on National Journal's 2013 vote ratings .

The Demographics of Partisanship

National Journal's 2013 vote ratings show clear differences by race, religion, and region.

The Chasm in the Center of Congress

Liberal Republicans and conservative Democrats were common 30 years ago. Now, they're all but gone.

The Most Divided Congress Ever, At Least Until Next Year

Congress is more polarized now than ever before, and the 2014 midterms will do nothing but exacerbate the divide.

Explore Wide-Ranging Views in the House

Congress has never been more polarized, but within each party, differences remain on economic, foreign, and social policy.

How Liberal Is Your State's House Delegation?

National Journal 's 2013 vote ratings show the geography of partisanship: a deeply conservative heartland, bookended by the liberal East and West coasts.

How the Vote Ratings Are Calculated

For the 2013 ratings, we examined all of the roll-call votes in the first session of the 113th Congress and identified the ones that show ideological distinctions between mem...

Key Votes Used to Calculate the Ratings

Here are the 117 Senate votes and 111 House votes on which National Journal's 2013 vote ratings are based.

The Most Conservative Member of the Senate Isn't Who You'd Think

Hint: It ain't McConnell, Cruz, Paul, or Rubio.

 
Vote Ratings 2013:
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Tied for Most Liberal
Sen. Chris Murphy
Most Moderate
Sen. Kay Hagan
Most Conservative
Sen. James Risch
Tied for Most Liberal
Rep. Judy Chu
Most Moderate
Rep. Chris Smith
Most Conservative
Rep. Steve Chabot
 
 
 
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