More than half of the U.S. Representatives retiring in 2014 are within 10 points of the ideological center of the chamber according to National Journal’s new vote ratings, compared to just one of 14 members running for higher office.
The two-dozen female House GOPers in 2012 tally an average conservative composite score of 72.5 in National Journal’s annual rankings, falling two years in a row after peaking in 2010.
National Review Senior Editor Ramesh Ponnuu will speak at the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs Thursday afternoon in an event discussing the future of conservatism.
Analysis of National Journal vote rankings finds record highs among female GOP Representatives for conservatism in 2010
Difference between Kline’s conservative vote ranking and his district’s Partisan Voting Index ranking is the 2nd largest among all House Republicans; Bachmann 14th largest, Paulsen 27th
Ratio of self-identified conservatives to liberals is at a five-year high in the Gopher State while charges of socialism are hurled at D.C. Democrats
Analysis finds National Journal vote rankings of female GOP Representatives set record highs for conservatism in 2009
Congresswoman followed up the narrowest victory for a GOP U.S. House incumbent in 2008 with the 28th most conservative voting record
A brief survey of five of the top stories at Smart Politics in 2009
With the DFL winning a string of 9 consecutive presidential elections, 4 out of 5 U.S. Senate contests (counting Al Franken), and netting 35 state House and 11 state Senate seats since 2002, Minnesota has been frequently characterized as an…