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

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

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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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