H.R. 997 - English Language Unity Act of 2009

Immigration, Language, English - Government operations and politics. 111th Congress (2009-2010) View bill details
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English Language Unity Act of 2009 - States that English is the official language of the United States. Requires that: (1) official functions of the United States be conducted in English; and (2) all naturalization ceremonies to be conducted in English. Establishes a uniform English language rule for naturalization. Sets forth exceptions to and rules of construction for such… More
English Language Unity Act of 2009 - States that English is the official language of the United States. Requires that: (1) official functions of the United States be conducted in English; and (2) all naturalization ceremonies to be conducted in English. Establishes a uniform English language rule for naturalization. Sets forth exceptions to and rules of construction for such requirements. States that English language requirements and workplace policies, whether in the public or private sector, shall be presumptively consistent with the laws of the United States. Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security to issue for public notice and comment a proposed rule for uniform testing of English language ability of candidates for naturalization based upon the principles that: (1) all citizens should be able to read and understand generally the English language text of the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the laws of the United States; and (2) any exceptions to this standard should be limited to extraordinary circumstances, such as asylum. (Summary by CRS) (by CRS) Hide
 
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English Language Unity Act of 2009

H.R. 997 — 111th Congress (2009–2010)

Keywords
Immigration, Language, English
Summary
English Language Unity Act of 2009 - States that English is the official language of the United States. Requires that: (1) official functions of the United States be conducted in English; and (2) all naturalization ceremonies to be conducted in English. Establishes a uniform English language rule for naturalization. Sets forth exceptions to and rules of construction for such requirements. States that English language requirements and workplace policies, whether in the public or private sector, shall be presumptively consistent with the laws of the United States. Directs the Secretary of Homeland Security to issue for public notice and comment a proposed rule for uniform testing of English language ability of candidates for naturalization based upon the principles that: (1) all citizens should be able to read and understand generally the English language text of the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the laws of the United States; and (2) any exceptions to this standard should be limited to extraordinary circumstances, such as asylum. (Summary by CRS) (by CRS)
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Title
To declare English as the official language of the United States, to establish a uniform English language rule for naturalization, and to avoid misconstructions of the English language texts of the laws of the United States, pursuant to Congress' powers to provide for the general welfare of the United States and to establish a uniform rule of naturalization under article I, section 8, of the Constitution.
Other Titles
  • English Language Unity Act of 2009
Sponsor
Steve King
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Government operations and politics
  • Academic performance and assessments
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Citizenship and naturalization
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Constitution and constitutional amendments
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Government information and archives
  • Language and bilingual programs
  • State and local government operations
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Major Actions
Introduced2/11/2009
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced2/11/2009
2/11/2009Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2/11/2009Referred to House Education and Labor
2/11/2009Referred to House Judiciary
3/23/2009Referred to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education.
7/23/2009Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.
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Total contributions given to House members from Attorneys & law firms, which…

opposed this bill

Attorneys & law firms$33,150,929
$33,150,929

3 Organizations Supported and 1 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
English Language Unity Act of 2009

3 organizations supported this bill

National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association
Erickson, Ray (2009, March 8). Letter to Editor. The Times-Gazette. Retrieved March 10, 2009.
ProEnglish
ProEnglish (n.d.). Make English the Official Language! . Retrieved March 10, 2009, from .
U.S. English
U.S. English (n.d.). Federal Legislation. Retrieved March 9, 2009, from .

1 organization opposed this bill

American Immigration Lawyers Association
American Immigration Lawyers Association (n.d.). Current Legislation. Retrieved March 10, 2009, from .

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of House members in office during the 111th U.S. Congress, from Attorneys & law firms interest groups, January 1, 2009 – December 31, 2010.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposedsort icon
Joe SestakDPA-7$0$1,047,906
Kendrick MeekDFL-17$0$902,268
Bruce L. BraleyDIA-1$0$681,917
Charlie MelanconDLA-3$0$607,227
Mark KirkRIL-10$0$554,177
Paul HodesDNH-2$0$510,167
Patrick MurphyDPA-8$0$445,880
Roy BluntRMO-7$0$391,134
John AdlerDNJ-3$0$389,610
Thomas "Chet" EdwardsDTX-17$0$352,681
Gary PetersDMI-9$0$330,173
Ron KleinDFL-22$0$313,369
Allyson Y. SchwartzDPA-13$0$289,744
Ed PerlmutterDCO-7$0$286,035
John "Russ" CarnahanDMO-3$0$284,606
John BarrowDGA-12$0$269,030
Mike CapuanoDMA-8$0$256,550
Martin HeinrichDNM-1$0$255,340
Dan MaffeiDNY-25$0$255,036
Mark SchauerDMI-7$0$221,034
Lloyd DoggettDTX-25$0$218,233
Jerry McNerneyDCA-11$0$210,365
Steny H. HoyerDMD-5$0$207,357
Isaac "Ike" SkeltonDMO-4$0$207,077
George "Bill" FosterDIL-14$0$203,284
Eric CantorRVA-7$0$199,910
Betsy MarkeyDCO-4$0$198,818
Mike CastleRDE$0$198,276
Jim HimesDCT-4$0$194,200
Carolyn B. MaloneyDNY-14$0$192,066
Jim ClyburnDSC-6$0$191,045
Frank KratovilDMD-1$0$186,792
Barney FrankDMA-4$0$184,714
Steve IsraelDNY-2$0$180,275
Nancy PelosiDCA-8$0$179,300
Chris MurphyDCT-5$0$176,474
Joe CourtneyDCT-2$0$175,475
Zack SpaceDOH-18$0$173,400
Suzanne KosmasDFL-24$0$172,659
Jan SchakowskyDIL-9$0$172,325
Mary Jo KilroyDOH-15$0$171,929
Glenn NyeDVA-2$0$167,949
John SprattDSC-5$0$167,850
John "Brad" EllsworthDIN-8$0$167,818
Travis ChildersDMS-1$0$167,100
Kathy DahlkemperDPA-3$0$166,936
Mike McMahonDNY-13$0$166,748
Charlie RangelDNY-15$0$161,300
Loretta SanchezDCA-47$0$160,950
John B. LarsonDCT-1$0$153,834
Jerry NadlerDNY-8$0$152,754
Ann KirkpatrickDAZ-1$0$152,653
Tom PerrielloDVA-5$0$150,818
Harry MitchellDAZ-5$0$148,000
Alice "Dina" TitusDNV-3$0$146,825
Nita M. LoweyDNY-18$0$144,660
Sandy LevinDMI-12$0$144,338
Walt MinnickDID-1$0$143,002
Rick BoucherDVA-9$0$142,429
Bennie G. ThompsonDMS-2$0$141,689
John A. BoehnerROH-8$0$141,300
Debbie HalvorsonDIL-11$0$138,287
Ciro RodriguezDTX-23$0$137,817
Howard L. BermanDCA-28$0$137,472
Joe DonnellyDIN-2$0$136,611
Adam B. SchiffDCA-29$0$136,400
Gabrielle GiffordsDAZ-8$0$136,380
Niki TsongasDMA-5$0$133,650
Steve DriehausDOH-1$0$131,874
Albert "Ben" ChandlerDKY-6$0$130,117
Chris Van HollenDMD-8$0$129,792
Frank Pallone Jr.DNJ-6$0$127,450
John BoccieriDOH-16$0$125,718
John HallDNY-19$0$124,013
John P. SarbanesDMD-3$0$123,589
Baron HillDIN-9$0$122,020
Rochelle "Shelley" BerkleyDNV-1$0$119,933
Debbie Wasserman SchultzDFL-20$0$119,241
Tim WalzDMN-1$0$118,760
Steve KagenDWI-8$0$117,490
Harry TeagueDNM-2$0$117,482
John SalazarDCO-3$0$116,465
John Conyers Jr.DMI-14$0$115,352
Jerry MoranRKS-1$0$114,940
Rob AndrewsDNJ-1$0$114,196
Bill PascrellDNJ-8$0$114,115
Tim BishopDNY-1$0$113,990
Betty SuttonDOH-13$0$113,508
Jim MarshallDGA-8$0$112,511
Chris CarneyDPA-10$0$111,296
Paul KanjorskiDPA-11$0$110,394
David WuDOR-1$0$109,083
Jim McGovernDMA-3$0$104,267
R. "Brad" MillerDNC-13$0$103,600
Ed MarkeyDMA-7$0$102,050
Gerry ConnollyDVA-11$0$101,968
Jerry F. CostelloDIL-12$0$101,000
Lincoln DavisDTN-4$0$100,450
Pat TiberiROH-12$0$100,350
Jim CooperDTN-5$0$99,875
Kathy CastorDFL-11$0$99,200
Earl PomeroyDND$0$97,846
Ileana Ros-LehtinenRFL-18$0$96,601
Bob BradyDPA-1$0$93,700
Rush HoltDNJ-12$0$93,290
Mazie K. HironoDHI-2$0$92,550
John D. DingellDMI-15$0$92,248
Ed TownsDNY-10$0$91,074
Brad ShermanDCA-27$0$90,515
Jim GerlachRPA-6$0$89,752
Jason AltmireDPA-4$0$88,536
Dan LungrenRCA-3$0$87,915
Mike RossDAR-4$0$87,845
Bobby BrightDAL-2$0$87,315
Zoe LofgrenDCA-16$0$85,940
Jim OberstarDMN-8$0$84,850
Lee TerryRNE-2$0$83,952
Fred Allen BoydDFL-2$0$82,547
Stephanie Herseth SandlinDSD$0$81,800
Jim CostaDCA-20$0$81,584
Mike PenceRIN-6$0$81,188
Dan BorenDOK-2$0$80,499
Melissa BeanDIL-8$0$80,475
Chris LeeRNY-26$0$78,148
John BoozmanRAR-3$0$77,771
Pete SessionsRTX-32$0$77,500
Steve RothmanDNJ-9$0$77,400
Tim RyanDOH-17$0$76,850
Anthony WeinerDNY-9$0$75,950
Phil HareDIL-17$0$74,243
Rick LarsenDWA-2$0$74,070
Alan GraysonDFL-8$0$73,403
Pete KingRNY-3$0$73,250
Dave LoebsackDIA-2$0$73,011
Henry A. WaxmanDCA-30$0$72,350
Henry CuellarDTX-28$0$72,099
Brian HigginsDNY-27$0$72,050
John LewisDGA-5$0$71,950
Jay InsleeDWA-1$0$70,700
Ed RoyceRCA-40$0$70,650
André CarsonDIN-7$0$70,401
Paul RyanRWI-1$0$69,950
Leonard L. BoswellDIA-3$0$69,750
Diana DeGetteDCO-1$0$69,434
Dave ObeyDWI-7$0$69,050
Dave CampRMI-4$0$68,615
Corrine BrownDFL-3$0$68,613
Joe CrowleyDNY-7$0$68,450
Richard E. NealDMA-2$0$68,394
Silvestre ReyesDTX-16$0$67,825
Kurt SchraderDOR-5$0$67,018
Douglas "Mike" McIntyreDNC-7$0$66,550
Anh "Joseph" CaoRLA-2$0$66,241
Ron KindDWI-3$0$65,959
George "G.K." ButterfieldDNC-1$0$65,812
Spencer BachusRAL-6$0$65,800
Jim LangevinDRI-2$0$65,094
Erik PaulsenRMN-3$0$65,000
Leonard LanceRNJ-7$0$64,250
Steve LaTouretteROH-14$0$64,045
Doris O. MatsuiDCA-5$0$63,549
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV-2$0$63,400
Rodney AlexanderRLA-5$0$63,024
Michael T. McCaulRTX-10$0$62,670
John A. YarmuthDKY-3$0$61,750
Mike ArcuriDNY-24$0$61,450
Ernest Scott GarrettRNJ-5$0$60,941
Rosa L. DeLauroDCT-3$0$60,625
Emanuel CleaverDMO-5$0$60,200
Xavier BecerraDCA-31$0$59,196
Aaron SchockRIL-18$0$58,982
Steve CohenDTN-9$0$58,981
Lloyd "Ted" PoeRTX-2$0$58,617
Jeannette "Jean" SchmidtROH-2$0$58,550
Peter J. RoskamRIL-6$0$58,500
Karen "Jackie" SpeierDCA-12$0$57,650
Tim MurphyRPA-18$0$57,500
John F. TierneyDMA-6$0$57,000
Mike RogersRMI-8$0$56,500
Kay GrangerRTX-12$0$56,385
Barbara LeeDCA-9$0$55,400
Gregg HarperRMS-3$0$55,000
Jane HarmanDCA-36$0$54,700
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.DGA-2$0$54,250
Ben Ray LujánDNM-3$0$54,116
Nick J. Rahall IIDWV-3$0$54,008
Gus M. BilirakisRFL-9$0$53,850
Rochelle "Chellie" PingreeDME-1$0$53,850
Greg WaldenROR-2$0$53,635
Alan MollohanDWV-1$0$53,500
Patrick KennedyDRI-1$0$53,350
Stephen F. LynchDMA-9$0$52,625
Raymond "Gene" GreenDTX-29$0$51,600
Bob EtheridgeDNC-2$0$51,500
David E. PriceDNC-4$0$51,475
Thomas "Tim" HoldenDPA-17$0$51,421
C. Mike ThompsonDCA-1$0$51,378
Steve ScaliseRLA-1$0$51,350
Gary L. AckermanDNY-5$0$50,850
Joseph Heath ShulerDNC-11$0$50,462
Lamar SmithRTX-21$0$50,150
Bill CassidyRLA-6$0$50,074
Jo Ann EmersonRMO-8$0$49,950
Fred UptonRMI-6$0$49,645
Henry "Hank" JohnsonDGA-4$0$49,300
Eric MassaDNY-29$0$49,051
Vern BuchananRFL-13$0$49,000
C.A. "Dutch" RuppersbergerDMD-2$0$48,400
John W. OlverDMA-1$0$48,088
Jesse L. Jackson Jr.DIL-2$0$47,450
Jeb HensarlingRTX-5$0$47,060
John L. MicaRFL-7$0$46,885
John ShimkusRIL-19$0$46,782
Charlie DentRPA-15$0$46,750
Addison "Joe" WilsonRSC-2$0$46,600
Charles W. Boustany Jr.RLA-7$0$46,550
Kevin McCarthyRCA-22$0$46,450
Paul TonkoDNY-21$0$46,043
Jo BonnerRAL-1$0$45,900
Don YoungRAK$0$45,795
Parker GriffithRAL-5$0$45,650
David Adam SmithDWA-9$0$45,643
Michele BachmannRMN-6$0$45,325
Sheila Jackson LeeDTX-18$0$45,050
Todd TiahrtRKS-4$0$45,016
Eddie Bernice JohnsonDTX-30$0$44,875
Glenn ThompsonRPA-5$0$44,752
Mike HondaDCA-15$0$44,712
Lynn C. WoolseyDCA-6$0$44,287
Keith EllisonDMN-5$0$44,139
Peter A. DeFazioDOR-4$0$43,100
Mike D. RogersRAL-3$0$42,850
John KlineRMN-2$0$42,615
Earl BlumenauerDOR-3$0$41,850
Pedro R. PierluisiDPR$0$41,750
Raúl M. GrijalvaDAZ-7$0$41,601
Frank R. WolfRVA-10$0$41,544
John "Phil" GingreyRGA-11$0$41,466
Mike MichaudDME-2$0$41,355
Joe BartonRTX-6$0$40,100
Marsha BlackburnRTN-7$0$40,025
David G. ReichertRWA-8$0$39,968
Al GreenDTX-9$0$39,550
Dean HellerRNV-2$0$39,450
Eliot L. EngelDNY-17$0$39,450
Norm DicksDWA-6$0$38,800
Nydia M. VelázquezDNY-12$0$38,765
Solomon OrtizDTX-27$0$38,700
Pete ViscloskyDIN-1$0$38,500
Tom ColeROK-4$0$38,100
Alcee L. HastingsDFL-23$0$38,091
Larry KissellDNC-8$0$38,050
Lynn JenkinsRKS-2$0$37,600
Jim MathesonDUT-2$0$37,500
Charlie GonzalezDTX-20$0$37,250
Gary "Gene" TaylorDMS-4$0$37,100
Betty McCollumDMN-4$0$37,061
Mario Diaz-BalartRFL-25$0$37,036
Ed PastorDAZ-4$0$36,900
Albio SiresDNJ-13$0$36,450
Jim MoranDVA-8$0$36,150
Darrell E. IssaRCA-49$0$36,054
Luis V. GutiérrezDIL-4$0$35,740
Ken CalvertRCA-44$0$35,718
Carolyn McCarthyDNY-4$0$34,750
Peter WelchDVT$0$34,675
Maurice D. HincheyDNY-22$0$34,674
George MillerDCA-7$0$34,661
Tammy BaldwinDWI-2$0$34,466
Joe BacaDCA-43$0$34,325
Mary Bono MackRCA-45$0$34,183
Bob InglisRSC-4$0$33,727
Jared PolisDCO-2$0$33,099
Tom RooneyRFL-16$0$32,935
Cliff StearnsRFL-6$0$32,850
Ed WhitfieldRKY-1$0$32,785
Danny K. DavisDIL-7$0$32,400
Dennis CardozaDCA-18$0$32,250
Dan LipinskiDIL-3$0$32,075
Chaka FattahDPA-2$0$31,800
John R. CarterRTX-31$0$31,776
John FlemingRLA-4$0$31,500
Frank A. LoBiondoRNJ-2$0$31,250
Thaddeus McCotterRMI-11$0$30,750
Elijah E. CummingsDMD-7$0$30,650
Judy BiggertRIL-13$0$30,635
K. "Mike" ConawayRTX-11$0$30,618
David DreierRCA-26$0$30,550
Marcy KapturDOH-9$0$29,984
Pete OlsonRTX-22$0$29,917
Gregory W. MeeksDNY-6$0$29,725
Mel WattDNC-12$0$29,200
Mike DoyleDPA-14$0$29,144
Anna G. EshooDCA-14$0$28,550
Lois CappsDCA-23$0$28,325
Kevin BradyRTX-8$0$28,299
Ralph M. HallRTX-4$0$28,100
Robert WexlerDFL-19$0$27,700
Bill ShusterRPA-9$0$27,000
Robert J. WittmanRVA-1$0$26,950
Jack KingstonRGA-1$0$26,688
Sue Wilkins MyrickRNC-9$0$26,485
Louise McIntosh SlaughterDNY-28$0$26,435
Sam GravesRMO-6$0$26,225
Don ManzulloRIL-16$0$26,199
Jeff FortenberryRNE-1$0$25,862
Denny RehbergRMT$0$25,700
Candice S. MillerRMI-10$0$25,350
Charlie WilsonDOH-6$0$25,222
Louie GohmertRTX-1$0$25,221
Bart StupakDMI-1$0$25,100
Bob GoodlatteRVA-6$0$25,050
Connie MackRFL-14$0$25,000
Bill PoseyRFL-15$0$24,800
Walter B. JonesRNC-3$0$24,800
Bobby L. RushDIL-1$0$24,649
John Howard CobleRNC-6$0$24,499
Harold "Hal" RogersRKY-5$0$24,400
Carol Shea-PorterDNH-1$0$24,398
Tom PriceRGA-6$0$24,398
Robert "Randy" NeugebauerRTX-19$0$24,300
Rubén HinojosaDTX-15$0$24,300
J. "Randy" ForbesRVA-4$0$24,200
John "Jimmy" DuncanRTN-2$0$23,991
Blaine LuetkemeyerRMO-9$0$23,950
Brian P. BilbrayRCA-50$0$23,700
Robert B. AderholtRAL-4$0$23,679
John CampbellRCA-48$0$23,600
Geoff DavisRKY-4$0$23,526
Dennis MooreDKS-3$0$23,500
Marcia L. FudgeDOH-11$0$23,321
Richard "Doc" HastingsRWA-4$0$23,050
David ScottDGA-13$0$22,650
Lynn A. WestmorelandRGA-3$0$22,083
Lucille Roybal-AllardDCA-34$0$21,650
Bobby ScottDVA-3$0$21,400
Elton GalleglyRCA-24$0$21,349
Donna F. EdwardsDMD-4$0$21,162
Charles "Jerry" LewisRCA-41$0$21,050
Cathy McMorris RodgersRWA-5$0$20,619
William Lacy ClayDMO-1$0$20,476
John MurthaDPA-12$0$20,200
Bob FilnerDCA-51$0$19,400
Tom PetriRWI-6$0$19,383
Mike CoffmanRCO-6$0$19,350
Yvette D. ClarkeDNY-11$0$19,200
John TannerDTN-8$0$19,000
Gwen MooreDWI-4$0$18,955
Howard P. "Buck" McKeonRCA-25$0$18,950
Sam JohnsonRTX-3$0$18,775
Rodney P. FrelinghuysenRNJ-11$0$18,600
Adrian SmithRNE-3$0$18,474
Dan BurtonRIN-5$0$18,300
Susan A. DavisDCA-53$0$18,050
John SullivanROK-1$0$18,034
Mike TurnerROH-3$0$17,900
Lincoln Diaz-BalartRFL-21$0$17,650
Steve AustriaROH-7$0$17,510
Chris SmithRNJ-4$0$17,500
Henry BrownRSC-1$0$17,500
Eleanor Holmes NortonDDC$0$17,350
Jim McDermottDWA-7$0$17,350
Collin C. PetersonDMN-7$0$17,250
John Abney CulbersonRTX-7$0$17,200
Mike SimpsonRID-2$0$17,200
Paul C. BrounRGA-10$0$17,101
Donald PayneDNJ-10$0$16,900
Michael C. BurgessRTX-26$0$16,731
Steven Brett GuthrieRKY-2$0$16,626
Devin NunesRCA-21$0$16,500
F. "Jim" SensenbrennerRWI-5$0$16,460
Linda T. SánchezDCA-39$0$16,390
Donna Christian-ChristensenDVI$0$16,300
Grace F. NapolitanoDCA-38$0$16,300
Cynthia M. LummisRWY$0$16,200
Patrick T. McHenryRNC-10$0$15,650
Tom McClintockRCA-4$0$15,100
Jeff MillerRFL-1$0$15,000
Virginia FoxxRNC-5$0$14,820
Bart GordonDTN-6$0$14,800
Kenny MarchantRTX-24$0$14,800
Tom LathamRIA-4$0$14,500
Joe PittsRPA-16$0$14,210
Maxine WatersDCA-35$0$14,100
Gary G. MillerRCA-42$0$13,300
W. Todd AkinRMO-2$0$13,300
Artur DavisDAL-7$0$12,900
Fortney "Pete" StarkDCA-13$0$12,750
Dale E. KildeeDMI-5$0$12,650
Carolyn KilpatrickDMI-13$0$12,550
William "Mac" ThornberryRTX-13$0$12,450
Sam FarrDCA-17$0$11,900
Tim JohnsonRIL-15$0$11,550
Frank D. LucasROK-3$0$11,400
Duncan HunterRCA-52$0$11,000
Dennis J. KucinichDOH-10$0$10,300
Dana RohrabacherRCA-46$0$10,100
Doug LambornRCO-5$0$10,034
Ander CrenshawRFL-4$0$10,000
Laura RichardsonDCA-37$0$9,900
Jim JordanROH-4$0$9,100
C. W. "Bill" YoungRFL-10$0$8,750
Roscoe G. BartlettRMD-6$0$8,700
José E. SerranoDNY-16$0$8,400
Madeleine Z. BordalloDGU$0$8,250
Steve KingRIA-5$0$8,250
David "Phil" RoeRTN-1$0$7,800
Jason ChaffetzRUT-3$0$7,800
George RadanovichRCA-19$0$7,650
Rob BishopRUT-1$0$7,400
Eni F. H. FaleomavaegaDAS$0$7,150
Todd Russell PlattsRPA-19$0$6,860
Jeff FlakeRAZ-6$0$6,315
Robert Marion BerryDAR-1$0$6,250
Trent FranksRAZ-2$0$6,200
John ShadeggRAZ-3$0$6,150
Bob LattaROH-5$0$6,000
Vern EhlersRMI-3$0$6,000
Ginny Brown-WaiteRFL-5$0$5,500
Steve BuyerRIN-4$0$5,250
Gregorio "Kilili" SablanIMP$0$4,600
Mark SouderRIN-3$0$4,500
Wally HergerRCA-2$0$3,500
Diane WatsonDCA-33$0$2,500
James Gresham BarrettRSC-3$0$2,500
Ron PaulRTX-14$0$1,800
Ellen TauscherDCA-10$0$1,750
John McHughRNY-23$0$1,500
Brian BairdDWA-3$0$1,000
John Nathan DealRGA-9$0$1,000
Adam PutnamRFL-12$0$500
Bill DelahuntDMA-10$0$0
Hilda SolisDCA-32$0$0
John LinderRGA-7$0$0
Mary FallinROK-5$0$0
Pete HoekstraRMI-2$0$0
Vic SnyderDAR-2$0$0
Zach WampRTN-3$0$0
Neil AbercrombieDHI-1$0$-26,550

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Neil AbercrombieDHI-1$0$-26,550
Gary L. AckermanDNY-5$0$50,850
Robert B. AderholtRAL-4$0$23,679
John AdlerDNJ-3$0$389,610
W. Todd AkinRMO-2$0$13,300
Rodney AlexanderRLA-5$0$63,024
Jason AltmireDPA-4$0$88,536
Rob AndrewsDNJ-1$0$114,196
Mike ArcuriDNY-24$0$61,450
Steve AustriaROH-7$0$17,510
Joe BacaDCA-43$0$34,325
Michele BachmannRMN-6$0$45,325
Spencer BachusRAL-6$0$65,800
Brian BairdDWA-3$0$1,000
Tammy BaldwinDWI-2$0$34,466
James Gresham BarrettRSC-3$0$2,500
John BarrowDGA-12$0$269,030
Roscoe G. BartlettRMD-6$0$8,700
Joe BartonRTX-6$0$40,100
Melissa BeanDIL-8$0$80,475
Xavier BecerraDCA-31$0$59,196
Rochelle "Shelley" BerkleyDNV-1$0$119,933
Howard L. BermanDCA-28$0$137,472
Robert Marion BerryDAR-1$0$6,250
Judy BiggertRIL-13$0$30,635
Brian P. BilbrayRCA-50$0$23,700
Gus M. BilirakisRFL-9$0$53,850
Rob BishopRUT-1$0$7,400
Sanford D. Bishop Jr.DGA-2$0$54,250
Tim BishopDNY-1$0$113,990
Marsha BlackburnRTN-7$0$40,025
Earl BlumenauerDOR-3$0$41,850
Roy BluntRMO-7$0$391,134
John BoccieriDOH-16$0$125,718
John A. BoehnerROH-8$0$141,300
Jo BonnerRAL-1$0$45,900
Mary Bono MackRCA-45$0$34,183
John BoozmanRAR-3$0$77,771
Madeleine Z. BordalloDGU$0$8,250
Dan BorenDOK-2$0$80,499
Leonard L. BoswellDIA-3$0$69,750
Rick BoucherDVA-9$0$142,429
Charles W. Boustany Jr.RLA-7$0$46,550
Fred Allen BoydDFL-2$0$82,547
Kevin BradyRTX-8$0$28,299
Bob BradyDPA-1$0$93,700
Bruce L. BraleyDIA-1$0$681,917
Bobby BrightDAL-2$0$87,315
Paul C. BrounRGA-10$0$17,101
Corrine BrownDFL-3$0$68,613
Henry BrownRSC-1$0$17,500
Ginny Brown-WaiteRFL-5$0$5,500
Vern BuchananRFL-13$0$49,000
Michael C. BurgessRTX-26$0$16,731
Dan BurtonRIN-5$0$18,300
George "G.K." ButterfieldDNC-1$0$65,812
Steve BuyerRIN-4$0$5,250
Ken CalvertRCA-44$0$35,718
Dave CampRMI-4$0$68,615
John CampbellRCA-48$0$23,600
Eric CantorRVA-7$0$199,910
Anh "Joseph" CaoRLA-2$0$66,241
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV-2$0$63,400
Lois CappsDCA-23$0$28,325
Mike CapuanoDMA-8$0$256,550
Dennis CardozaDCA-18$0$32,250
John "Russ" CarnahanDMO-3$0$284,606
Chris CarneyDPA-10$0$111,296
André CarsonDIN-7$0$70,401
John R. CarterRTX-31$0$31,776
Bill CassidyRLA-6$0$50,074
Mike CastleRDE$0$198,276
Kathy CastorDFL-11$0$99,200
Jason ChaffetzRUT-3$0$7,800
Albert "Ben" ChandlerDKY-6$0$130,117
Travis ChildersDMS-1$0$167,100
Donna Christian-ChristensenDVI$0$16,300
Yvette D. ClarkeDNY-11$0$19,200
William Lacy ClayDMO-1$0$20,476
Emanuel CleaverDMO-5$0$60,200
Jim ClyburnDSC-6$0$191,045
John Howard CobleRNC-6$0$24,499
Mike CoffmanRCO-6$0$19,350
Steve CohenDTN-9$0$58,981
Tom ColeROK-4$0$38,100
K. "Mike" ConawayRTX-11$0$30,618
Gerry ConnollyDVA-11$0$101,968
John Conyers Jr.DMI-14$0$115,352
Jim CooperDTN-5$0$99,875
Jim CostaDCA-20$0$81,584
Jerry F. CostelloDIL-12$0$101,000
Joe CourtneyDCT-2$0$175,475
Ander CrenshawRFL-4$0$10,000
Joe CrowleyDNY-7$0$68,450
Henry CuellarDTX-28$0$72,099
John Abney CulbersonRTX-7$0$17,200
Elijah E. CummingsDMD-7$0$30,650
Kathy DahlkemperDPA-3$0$166,936
Artur DavisDAL-7$0$12,900
Danny K. DavisDIL-7$0$32,400
Geoff DavisRKY-4$0$23,526
Lincoln DavisDTN-4$0$100,450
Susan A. DavisDCA-53$0$18,050
Peter A. DeFazioDOR-4$0$43,100
Diana DeGetteDCO-1$0$69,434
Rosa L. DeLauroDCT-3$0$60,625
John Nathan DealRGA-9$0$1,000
Bill DelahuntDMA-10$0$0
Charlie DentRPA-15$0$46,750
Lincoln Diaz-BalartRFL-21$0$17,650
Mario Diaz-BalartRFL-25$0$37,036
Norm DicksDWA-6$0$38,800
John D. DingellDMI-15$0$92,248
Lloyd DoggettDTX-25$0$218,233
Joe DonnellyDIN-2$0$136,611
Mike DoyleDPA-14$0$29,144
David DreierRCA-26$0$30,550
Steve DriehausDOH-1$0$131,874
John "Jimmy" DuncanRTN-2$0$23,991
Donna F. EdwardsDMD-4$0$21,162
Thomas "Chet" EdwardsDTX-17$0$352,681
Vern EhlersRMI-3$0$6,000
Keith EllisonDMN-5$0$44,139
John "Brad" EllsworthDIN-8$0$167,818
Jo Ann EmersonRMO-8$0$49,950
Eliot L. EngelDNY-17$0$39,450
Anna G. EshooDCA-14$0$28,550
Bob EtheridgeDNC-2$0$51,500
Eni F. H. FaleomavaegaDAS$0$7,150
Mary FallinROK-5$0$0
Sam FarrDCA-17$0$11,900
Chaka FattahDPA-2$0$31,800
Bob FilnerDCA-51$0$19,400
Jeff FlakeRAZ-6$0$6,315
John FlemingRLA-4$0$31,500
J. "Randy" ForbesRVA-4$0$24,200
Jeff FortenberryRNE-1$0$25,862
George "Bill" FosterDIL-14$0$203,284
Virginia FoxxRNC-5$0$14,820
Barney FrankDMA-4$0$184,714
Trent FranksRAZ-2$0$6,200
Rodney P. FrelinghuysenRNJ-11$0$18,600
Marcia L. FudgeDOH-11$0$23,321
Elton GalleglyRCA-24$0$21,349
Ernest Scott GarrettRNJ-5$0$60,941
Jim GerlachRPA-6$0$89,752
Gabrielle GiffordsDAZ-8$0$136,380
John "Phil" GingreyRGA-11$0$41,466
Louie GohmertRTX-1$0$25,221
Charlie GonzalezDTX-20$0$37,250
Bob GoodlatteRVA-6$0$25,050
Bart GordonDTN-6$0$14,800
Kay GrangerRTX-12$0$56,385
Sam GravesRMO-6$0$26,225
Alan GraysonDFL-8$0$73,403
Al GreenDTX-9$0$39,550
Raymond "Gene" GreenDTX-29$0$51,600
Parker GriffithRAL-5$0$45,650
Raúl M. GrijalvaDAZ-7$0$41,601
Steven Brett GuthrieRKY-2$0$16,626
Luis V. GutiérrezDIL-4$0$35,740
John HallDNY-19$0$124,013
Ralph M. HallRTX-4$0$28,100
Debbie HalvorsonDIL-11$0$138,287
Phil HareDIL-17$0$74,243
Jane HarmanDCA-36$0$54,700
Gregg HarperRMS-3$0$55,000
Alcee L. HastingsDFL-23$0$38,091
Richard "Doc" HastingsRWA-4$0$23,050
Martin HeinrichDNM-1$0$255,340
Dean HellerRNV-2$0$39,450
Jeb HensarlingRTX-5$0$47,060
Wally HergerRCA-2$0$3,500
Stephanie Herseth SandlinDSD$0$81,800
Brian HigginsDNY-27$0$72,050
Baron HillDIN-9$0$122,020
Jim HimesDCT-4$0$194,200
Maurice D. HincheyDNY-22$0$34,674
Rubén HinojosaDTX-15$0$24,300
Mazie K. HironoDHI-2$0$92,550
Paul HodesDNH-2$0$510,167
Pete HoekstraRMI-2$0$0
Thomas "Tim" HoldenDPA-17$0$51,421
Rush HoltDNJ-12$0$93,290
Mike HondaDCA-15$0$44,712
Steny H. HoyerDMD-5$0$207,357
Duncan HunterRCA-52$0$11,000
Bob InglisRSC-4$0$33,727
Jay InsleeDWA-1$0$70,700
Steve IsraelDNY-2$0$180,275
Darrell E. IssaRCA-49$0$36,054
Sheila Jackson LeeDTX-18$0$45,050
Jesse L. Jackson Jr.DIL-2$0$47,450
Lynn JenkinsRKS-2$0$37,600
Eddie Bernice JohnsonDTX-30$0$44,875
Henry "Hank" JohnsonDGA-4$0$49,300
Sam JohnsonRTX-3$0$18,775
Tim JohnsonRIL-15$0$11,550
Walter B. JonesRNC-3$0$24,800
Jim JordanROH-4$0$9,100
Steve KagenDWI-8$0$117,490
Paul KanjorskiDPA-11$0$110,394
Marcy KapturDOH-9$0$29,984
Patrick KennedyDRI-1$0$53,350
Dale E. KildeeDMI-5$0$12,650
Carolyn KilpatrickDMI-13$0$12,550
Mary Jo KilroyDOH-15$0$171,929
Ron KindDWI-3$0$65,959
Pete KingRNY-3$0$73,250
Steve KingRIA-5$0$8,250
Jack KingstonRGA-1$0$26,688
Mark KirkRIL-10$0$554,177
Ann KirkpatrickDAZ-1$0$152,653
Larry KissellDNC-8$0$38,050
Ron KleinDFL-22$0$313,369
John KlineRMN-2$0$42,615
Suzanne KosmasDFL-24$0$172,659
Frank KratovilDMD-1$0$186,792
Dennis J. KucinichDOH-10$0$10,300
Steve LaTouretteROH-14$0$64,045
Doug LambornRCO-5$0$10,034
Leonard LanceRNJ-7$0$64,250
Jim LangevinDRI-2$0$65,094
Rick LarsenDWA-2$0$74,070
John B. LarsonDCT-1$0$153,834
Tom LathamRIA-4$0$14,500
Bob LattaROH-5$0$6,000
Barbara LeeDCA-9$0$55,400
Chris LeeRNY-26$0$78,148
Sandy LevinDMI-12$0$144,338
Charles "Jerry" LewisRCA-41$0$21,050
John LewisDGA-5$0$71,950
John LinderRGA-7$0$0
Dan LipinskiDIL-3$0$32,075
Frank A. LoBiondoRNJ-2$0$31,250
Dave LoebsackDIA-2$0$73,011
Zoe LofgrenDCA-16$0$85,940
Nita M. LoweyDNY-18$0$144,660
Frank D. LucasROK-3$0$11,400
Blaine LuetkemeyerRMO-9$0$23,950
Ben Ray LujánDNM-3$0$54,116
Cynthia M. LummisRWY$0$16,200
Dan LungrenRCA-3$0$87,915
Stephen F. LynchDMA-9$0$52,625
Connie MackRFL-14$0$25,000
Dan MaffeiDNY-25$0$255,036
Carolyn B. MaloneyDNY-14$0$192,066
Don ManzulloRIL-16$0$26,199
Kenny MarchantRTX-24$0$14,800
Betsy MarkeyDCO-4$0$198,818
Ed MarkeyDMA-7$0$102,050
Jim MarshallDGA-8$0$112,511
Eric MassaDNY-29$0$49,051
Jim MathesonDUT-2$0$37,500
Doris O. MatsuiDCA-5$0$63,549
Carolyn McCarthyDNY-4$0$34,750
Kevin McCarthyRCA-22$0$46,450
Michael T. McCaulRTX-10$0$62,670
Tom McClintockRCA-4$0$15,100
Betty McCollumDMN-4$0$37,061
Thaddeus McCotterRMI-11$0$30,750
Jim McDermottDWA-7$0$17,350
Jim McGovernDMA-3$0$104,267
Patrick T. McHenryRNC-10$0$15,650
John McHughRNY-23$0$1,500
Douglas "Mike" McIntyreDNC-7$0$66,550
Howard P. "Buck" McKeonRCA-25$0$18,950
Mike McMahonDNY-13$0$166,748
Cathy McMorris RodgersRWA-5$0$20,619
Jerry McNerneyDCA-11$0$210,365
Kendrick MeekDFL-17$0$902,268
Gregory W. MeeksDNY-6$0$29,725
Charlie MelanconDLA-3$0$607,227
John L. MicaRFL-7$0$46,885
Mike MichaudDME-2$0$41,355
Candice S. MillerRMI-10$0$25,350
Gary G. MillerRCA-42$0$13,300
George MillerDCA-7$0$34,661
Jeff MillerRFL-1$0$15,000
R. "Brad" MillerDNC-13$0$103,600
Walt MinnickDID-1$0$143,002
Harry MitchellDAZ-5$0$148,000
Alan MollohanDWV-1$0$53,500
Dennis MooreDKS-3$0$23,500
Gwen MooreDWI-4$0$18,955
Jim MoranDVA-8$0$36,150
Jerry MoranRKS-1$0$114,940
Chris MurphyDCT-5$0$176,474
Patrick MurphyDPA-8$0$445,880
Tim MurphyRPA-18$0$57,500
John MurthaDPA-12$0$20,200
Sue Wilkins MyrickRNC-9$0$26,485
Jerry NadlerDNY-8$0$152,754
Grace F. NapolitanoDCA-38$0$16,300
Richard E. NealDMA-2$0$68,394
Robert "Randy" NeugebauerRTX-19$0$24,300
Eleanor Holmes NortonDDC$0$17,350
Devin NunesRCA-21$0$16,500
Glenn NyeDVA-2$0$167,949
Jim OberstarDMN-8$0$84,850
Dave ObeyDWI-7$0$69,050
Pete OlsonRTX-22$0$29,917
John W. OlverDMA-1$0$48,088
Solomon OrtizDTX-27$0$38,700
Frank Pallone Jr.DNJ-6$0$127,450
Bill PascrellDNJ-8$0$114,115
Ed PastorDAZ-4$0$36,900
Ron PaulRTX-14$0$1,800
Erik PaulsenRMN-3$0$65,000
Donald PayneDNJ-10$0$16,900
Nancy PelosiDCA-8$0$179,300
Mike PenceRIN-6$0$81,188
Ed PerlmutterDCO-7$0$286,035
Tom PerrielloDVA-5$0$150,818
Gary PetersDMI-9$0$330,173
Collin C. PetersonDMN-7$0$17,250
Tom PetriRWI-6$0$19,383
Pedro R. PierluisiDPR$0$41,750
Rochelle "Chellie" PingreeDME-1$0$53,850
Joe PittsRPA-16$0$14,210
Todd Russell PlattsRPA-19$0$6,860
Lloyd "Ted" PoeRTX-2$0$58,617
Jared PolisDCO-2$0$33,099
Earl PomeroyDND$0$97,846
Bill PoseyRFL-15$0$24,800
David E. PriceDNC-4$0$51,475
Tom PriceRGA-6$0$24,398
Adam PutnamRFL-12$0$500
George RadanovichRCA-19$0$7,650
Nick J. Rahall IIDWV-3$0$54,008
Charlie RangelDNY-15$0$161,300
Denny RehbergRMT$0$25,700
David G. ReichertRWA-8$0$39,968
Silvestre ReyesDTX-16$0$67,825
Laura RichardsonDCA-37$0$9,900
Ciro RodriguezDTX-23$0$137,817
David "Phil" RoeRTN-1$0$7,800
Harold "Hal" RogersRKY-5$0$24,400
Mike D. RogersRAL-3$0$42,850
Mike RogersRMI-8$0$56,500
Dana RohrabacherRCA-46$0$10,100
Tom RooneyRFL-16$0$32,935
Ileana Ros-LehtinenRFL-18$0$96,601
Peter J. RoskamRIL-6$0$58,500
Mike RossDAR-4$0$87,845
Steve RothmanDNJ-9$0$77,400
Lucille Roybal-AllardDCA-34$0$21,650
Ed RoyceRCA-40$0$70,650
C.A. "Dutch" RuppersbergerDMD-2$0$48,400
Bobby L. RushDIL-1$0$24,649
Paul RyanRWI-1$0$69,950
Tim RyanDOH-17$0$76,850
Gregorio "Kilili" SablanIMP$0$4,600
John SalazarDCO-3$0$116,465
Loretta SanchezDCA-47$0$160,950
John P. SarbanesDMD-3$0$123,589
Steve ScaliseRLA-1$0$51,350
Jan SchakowskyDIL-9$0$172,325
Mark SchauerDMI-7$0$221,034
Adam B. SchiffDCA-29$0$136,400
Jeannette "Jean" SchmidtROH-2$0$58,550
Aaron SchockRIL-18$0$58,982
Kurt SchraderDOR-5$0$67,018
Allyson Y. SchwartzDPA-13$0$289,744
David ScottDGA-13$0$22,650
Bobby ScottDVA-3$0$21,400
F. "Jim" SensenbrennerRWI-5$0$16,460
José E. SerranoDNY-16$0$8,400
Pete SessionsRTX-32$0$77,500
Joe SestakDPA-7$0$1,047,906
John ShadeggRAZ-3$0$6,150
Carol Shea-PorterDNH-1$0$24,398
Brad ShermanDCA-27$0$90,515
John ShimkusRIL-19$0$46,782
Joseph Heath ShulerDNC-11$0$50,462
Bill ShusterRPA-9$0$27,000
Mike SimpsonRID-2$0$17,200
Albio SiresDNJ-13$0$36,450
Isaac "Ike" SkeltonDMO-4$0$207,077
Louise McIntosh SlaughterDNY-28$0$26,435
David Adam SmithDWA-9$0$45,643
Adrian SmithRNE-3$0$18,474
Chris SmithRNJ-4$0$17,500
Lamar SmithRTX-21$0$50,150
Vic SnyderDAR-2$0$0
Hilda SolisDCA-32$0$0
Mark SouderRIN-3$0$4,500
Zack SpaceDOH-18$0$173,400
Karen "Jackie" SpeierDCA-12$0$57,650
John SprattDSC-5$0$167,850
Fortney "Pete" StarkDCA-13$0$12,750
Cliff StearnsRFL-6$0$32,850
Bart StupakDMI-1$0$25,100
John SullivanROK-1$0$18,034
Betty SuttonDOH-13$0$113,508
Linda T. SánchezDCA-39$0$16,390
John TannerDTN-8$0$19,000
Ellen TauscherDCA-10$0$1,750
Gary "Gene" TaylorDMS-4$0$37,100
Harry TeagueDNM-2$0$117,482
Lee TerryRNE-2$0$83,952
Bennie G. ThompsonDMS-2$0$141,689
Glenn ThompsonRPA-5$0$44,752
C. Mike ThompsonDCA-1$0$51,378
William "Mac" ThornberryRTX-13$0$12,450
Todd TiahrtRKS-4$0$45,016
Pat TiberiROH-12$0$100,350
John F. TierneyDMA-6$0$57,000
Alice "Dina" TitusDNV-3$0$146,825
Paul TonkoDNY-21$0$46,043
Ed TownsDNY-10$0$91,074
Niki TsongasDMA-5$0$133,650
Mike TurnerROH-3$0$17,900
Fred UptonRMI-6$0$49,645
Chris Van HollenDMD-8$0$129,792
Nydia M. VelázquezDNY-12$0$38,765
Pete ViscloskyDIN-1$0$38,500
Greg WaldenROR-2$0$53,635
Tim WalzDMN-1$0$118,760
Zach WampRTN-3$0$0
Debbie Wasserman SchultzDFL-20$0$119,241
Maxine WatersDCA-35$0$14,100
Diane WatsonDCA-33$0$2,500
Mel WattDNC-12$0$29,200
Henry A. WaxmanDCA-30$0$72,350
Anthony WeinerDNY-9$0$75,950
Peter WelchDVT$0$34,675
Lynn A. WestmorelandRGA-3$0$22,083
Robert WexlerDFL-19$0$27,700
Ed WhitfieldRKY-1$0$32,785
Charlie WilsonDOH-6$0$25,222
Addison "Joe" WilsonRSC-2$0$46,600
Robert J. WittmanRVA-1$0$26,950
Frank R. WolfRVA-10$0$41,544
Lynn C. WoolseyDCA-6$0$44,287
David WuDOR-1$0$109,083
John A. YarmuthDKY-3$0$61,750
C. W. "Bill" YoungRFL-10$0$8,750
Don YoungRAK$0$45,795

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