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

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

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Neil AbercrombieDHI-1$0$-26,550
Gary AckermanDNY-5$0$50,850
Robert 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 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 BermanDCA-28$0$137,472
Robert Marion BerryDAR-1$0$6,250
Judy BiggertRIL-13$0$30,635
Brian BilbrayRCA-50$0$23,700
Gus BilirakisRFL-9$0$53,850
Rob BishopRUT-1$0$7,400
Sanford BishopDGA-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 BordalloDGU$0$8,250
Dan BorenDOK-2$0$80,499
Leonard BoswellDIA-3$0$69,750
Rick BoucherDVA-9$0$142,429
Charles BoustanyRLA-7$0$46,550
Fred Allen BoydDFL-2$0$82,547
Kevin BradyRTX-8$0$28,299
Bob BradyDPA-1$0$93,700
Bruce BraleyDIA-1$0$681,917
Bobby BrightDAL-2$0$87,315
Paul 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 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 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 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 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 ConyersDMI-14$0$115,352
Jim CooperDTN-5$0$99,875
Jim CostaDCA-20$0$81,584
Jerry 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 CulbersonRTX-7$0$17,200
Elijah CummingsDMD-7$0$30,650
Kathy DahlkemperDPA-3$0$166,936
Artur DavisDAL-7$0$12,900
Danny DavisDIL-7$0$32,400
Geoff DavisRKY-4$0$23,526
Lincoln DavisDTN-4$0$100,450
Susan DavisDCA-53$0$18,050
Peter DeFazioDOR-4$0$43,100
Diana DeGetteDCO-1$0$69,434
Rosa 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 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 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 EngelDNY-17$0$39,450
Anna EshooDCA-14$0$28,550
Bob EtheridgeDNC-2$0$51,500
Eni 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 FrelinghuysenRNJ-11$0$18,600
Marcia 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 GrijalvaDAZ-7$0$41,601
Steven Brett GuthrieRKY-2$0$16,626
Luis GutiérrezDIL-4$0$35,740
John HallDNY-19$0$124,013
Ralph 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 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 HincheyDNY-22$0$34,674
Rubén HinojosaDTX-15$0$24,300
Mazie 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 IssaRCA-49$0$36,054
Sheila Jackson LeeDTX-18$0$45,050
Jesse JacksonDIL-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 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 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 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 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 LoBiondoRNJ-2$0$31,250
Dave LoebsackDIA-2$0$73,011
Zoe LofgrenDCA-16$0$85,940
Nita LoweyDNY-18$0$144,660
Frank LucasROK-3$0$11,400
Blaine LuetkemeyerRMO-9$0$23,950
Ben Ray LujánDNM-3$0$54,116
Cynthia LummisRWY$0$16,200
Dan LungrenRCA-3$0$87,915
Stephen LynchDMA-9$0$52,625
Connie MackRFL-14$0$25,000
Dan MaffeiDNY-25$0$255,036
Carolyn 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 MatsuiDCA-5$0$63,549
Carolyn McCarthyDNY-4$0$34,750
Kevin McCarthyRCA-22$0$46,450
Michael 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 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 MeeksDNY-6$0$29,725
Charlie MelanconDLA-3$0$607,227
John MicaRFL-7$0$46,885
Mike MichaudDME-2$0$41,355
Candice MillerRMI-10$0$25,350
Gary 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 MyrickRNC-9$0$26,485
Jerry NadlerDNY-8$0$152,754
Grace NapolitanoDCA-38$0$16,300
Richard 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 OlverDMA-1$0$48,088
Solomon OrtizDTX-27$0$38,700
Frank PalloneDNJ-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 PetersonDMN-7$0$17,250
Tom PetriRWI-6$0$19,383
Pedro PierluisiDPR$0$41,750
Rochelle "Chellie" PingreeDME-1$0$53,850
Joe PittsRPA-16$0$14,210
Todd 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 PriceDNC-4$0$51,475
Tom PriceRGA-6$0$24,398
Adam PutnamRFL-12$0$500
George RadanovichRCA-19$0$7,650
Nick RahallDWV-3$0$54,008
Charlie RangelDNY-15$0$161,300
Denny RehbergRMT$0$25,700
David 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 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 RushDIL-1$0$24,649
Paul RyanRWI-1$0$69,950
Tim RyanDOH-17$0$76,850
Gregorio "Kilili" SablanDMP$0$4,600
John SalazarDCO-3$0$116,465
Loretta SanchezDCA-47$0$160,950
John SarbanesDMD-3$0$123,589
Steve ScaliseRLA-1$0$51,350
Jan SchakowskyDIL-9$0$172,325
Mark SchauerDMI-7$0$221,034
Adam 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 WaxmanDCA-30$0$72,350
Anthony WeinerDNY-9$0$75,950
Peter WelchDVT$0$34,675
Lynn 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 WittmanRVA-1$0$26,950
Frank WolfRVA-10$0$41,544
Lynn WoolseyDCA-6$0$44,287
David WuDOR-1$0$109,083
John YarmuthDKY-3$0$61,750
C. W. "Bill" YoungRFL-10$0$8,750
Don YoungRAK$0$45,795

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