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

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

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Neil AbercrombieDHI-1$0$-26,550
Gary 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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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