Lamar Alexander

United States Senator from Tennessee

3.225

Name: Lamar Alexander

Office Title: United States Senator from Tennessee

First Elected: 11/05/2002

Last Elected: 11/04/2008

Office Address:

Gender: Male

Family: Wife: Honey; 4 Children: Andrew, Leslee, Kathryn, William

Date of Birth: 07/03/1940

Place of Birth: Maryville, TN

Home City: Nashville, TN

Religion: Presbyterian


National Key Votes
Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
Jan. 14, 2014 S 1845 Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (55 - 45) Nay
Dec. 18, 2013 H J Res 59 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (64 - 36) Nay
Nov. 21, 2013 S 1197 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (51 - 44) Nay
Nov. 19, 2013 S Amdt 2175 Authorizes the Use of Funds for the Transfer or Release of Guantanamo Detainees to the United States Amendment Rejected - Senate (52 - 46) Nay
Nov. 19, 2013 S Amdt 2255 Prohibits the Use of Funds for the Transfer or Release of Guantanamo Detainees Amendment Rejected - Senate (43 - 55) Yea
Nov. 7, 2013 S 815 Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013 Bill Passed - Senate (64 - 32) Nay
Nov. 7, 2013 S Amdt 2013 Exempts Religiously Affiliated Employers from the Prohibition on Employment Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Amendment Rejected - Senate (43 - 55) Yea
Nov. 4, 2013 S 815 Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013 Cloture Invoked - Senate (61 - 30) Nay
Oct. 29, 2013 S J Res 26 A Joint Resolution Relating to the Disapproval of the President's Exercise of Authority to Suspend the Debt Limit, as Submitted Under Section 1002(b) of the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2014 on October 17, 2013 Motion Rejected - Senate (45 - 54) Yea
Oct. 16, 2013 HR 2775 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Bill Passed - Senate (81 - 18) Yea
Oct. 12, 2013 S 1569 Default Prevention Act of 2013 Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (53 - 45) Nay
Sept. 30, 2013 H J Res 59 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Motion Agreed - Senate (54 - 46) Nay
Sept. 30, 2013 H J Res 59 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Motion Agreed - Senate (54 - 46) Nay
Sept. 27, 2013 H J Res 59 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2014 Bill Passed - Senate (54 - 44) Nay
July 24, 2013 HR 1911 Bipartisan Student Loan Certainty Act of 2013 Bill Passed - Senate (81 - 18) Yea
July 24, 2013 S Amdt 1778 Limits Interest Rates for Certain Federal Student Loans Amendment Rejected - Senate (46 - 53) Nay
June 27, 2013 S 744 Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act Bill Passed - Senate (68 - 32) Yea
June 18, 2013 S Amdt 1197 Requires the Completion of the Fence Along the United States-Mexico Border Amendment Rejected - Senate (39 - 54) Yea
June 18, 2013 S Amdt 1228 Requires US-VISIT System to be Established at Every Port of Entry Amendment Rejected - Senate (36 - 58) Yea
June 11, 2013 S 744 Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act Cloture Invoked - Senate (82 - 15) Yea
June 10, 2013 S 954 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013 Bill Passed - Senate (66 - 27) Yea
June 6, 2013 S 1003 Comprehensive Student Loan Protection Act Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (40 - 57) Yea
June 6, 2013 S 953 Student Loan Affordability Act Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (51 - 46) Nay
May 23, 2013 S Amdt 923 Prohibits the Payment of the Premium for an Insurance Policy For Tobacco Amendment Rejected - Senate (44 - 52) Nay
May 23, 2013 S Amdt 953 Limits Subsidy Payments for Individuals with Incomes More Than $750,000 Amendment Adopted - Senate (59 - 33) Did Not Vote
May 21, 2013 S 1003 Comprehensive Student Loan Protection Act Senate Co-sponsor
May 6, 2013 S 743 Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013 Bill Passed - Senate (69 - 27) Yea
April 25, 2013 S 743 Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013 Cloture Invoked - Senate (63 - 30) Yea
April 17, 2013 S Amdt 711 Prohibits the Sale of Assault Weapons Amendment Rejected - Senate (40 - 60) Nay
April 17, 2013 S Amdt 714 Limits Firearm Magazine Capacity Amendment Rejected - Senate (46 - 54) Nay
April 17, 2013 S Amdt 715 Public Safety and Second Amendment Rights Protection Act Amendment Rejected - Senate (54 - 46) Nay
April 17, 2013 S Amdt 719 Authorizes Reciprocity for the Carrying of Certain Concealed Firearms Amendment Rejected - Senate (57 - 43) Yea
April 16, 2013 S 743 Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013 Senate Co-sponsor
March 23, 2013 S Amdt 139 Prohibits the United States From Entering into the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty Amendment Adopted - Senate (53 - 46) Yea
March 23, 2013 S Con Res 8 An Original Concurrent Resolution Setting Forth the Congressional Budget for the United States Government for Fiscal Year 2014, Revising the Appropriate Budgetary Levels for Fiscal Year 2013, and Setting Forth the Appropriate Budgetary Levels for Fiscal Years 2015 Through 2023 Joint Resolution Passed - Senate (50 - 49) Nay
March 20, 2013 HR 933 Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2013 Bill Passed - Senate (73 - 26) Yea
March 14, 2013 S Amdt 66 Temporarily Prohibits the Hiring of Nonessential Federal Employees Amendment Rejected - Senate (45 - 54) Yea
March 13, 2013 S Amdt 30 To Prohibit the Use of Funds to Carry Out the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Amendment Rejected - Senate (45 - 52) Yea
March 7, 2013 PN 48 Nomination of John Brennan to be Director of the Central Intelligence Agency Nomination Confirmed - Senate (63 - 34) Yea
Feb. 26, 2013 PN 34 Nomination of Charles Timothy Hagel to be Secretary of Defense Cloture Invoked - Senate (71 - 27) Yea
Feb. 26, 2013 PN 34 Nomination of Charles Timothy Hagel to be Secretary of Defense Nomination Confirmed - Senate (58 - 41) Nay
Feb. 14, 2013 PN 34 Nomination of Charles Timothy Hagel to be Secretary of Defense Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (58 - 40) Nay
Feb. 12, 2013 S 47 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2013 Bill Passed - Senate (78 - 22) Yea
Jan. 31, 2013 HR 325 No Budget, No Pay Act of 2013 Bill Passed - Senate (64 - 34) Nay
Jan. 28, 2013 HR 152 Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2013 Bill Passed - Senate (62 - 36) Yea
Jan. 1, 2013 HR 8 Job Protection and Recession Prevention Act of 2012 Bill Passed - Senate (89 - 8) Yea
Dec. 28, 2012 HR 5949 FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012 Bill Passed - Senate (73 - 23) Yea
Dec. 21, 2012 HR 4310 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 Conference Report Adopted - Senate (81 - 14) Yea
Dec. 4, 2012 Treaty Doc. 112-7 The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Treaty Ratification Failed - Senate (61 - 38) Nay
Nov. 30, 2012 S Amdt 3025 Requires Sufficient Sizing of Civilian and Contract Services Workforces Amendment Rejected - Senate (41 - 53) Did Not Vote
Nov. 29, 2012 S Amdt 3018 Prohibits the Indefinite Detention of Citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents Amendment Adopted - Senate (67 - 29) Yea
Nov. 29, 2012 S Amdt 3058 Expands TRICARE Coverage of Autism Amendment Adopted - Senate (66 - 29) Nay
Nov. 29, 2012 S Amdt 3096 Accelerated Transition of US Military Operations to the Government of Afghanistan Amendment Adopted - Senate (62 - 33) Nay
Nov. 29, 2012 S Amdt 3245 Prohibits the Use of Funds for the Transfer or Release of Individuals Detained at Guantanamo Bay Amendment Adopted - Senate (54 - 41) Yea
Nov. 28, 2012 S Amdt 2955 Expands the Public Safety Officers' Benefits Program Amendment Adopted - Senate (85 - 11) Yea
Nov. 28, 2012 S Amdt 2985 Repeals the Limit on the Use of Funds to Procure Alternative Fuel Amendment Adopted - Senate (62 - 37) Nay
Nov. 28, 2012 S Amdt 3095 Repeals the Prohibition on Biofuel Refinery Construction Amendment Adopted - Senate (54 - 41) Nay
Nov. 14, 2012 S 3414 Cybersecurity Act of 2012 Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (51 - 47) Nay
Sept. 22, 2012 H J Res 117 Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2013 Joint Resolution Passed - Senate (62 - 30) Yea
Aug. 2, 2012 S 3414 Cybersecurity Act of 2012 Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (52 - 46) Nay
July 25, 2012 S 3412 Middle Class Tax Cut Act Bill Passed - Senate (51 - 48) Nay
July 25, 2012 S Amdt 2573 Tax Hike Prevention Act of 2012 Amendment Rejected - Senate (45 - 54) Yea
July 19, 2012 S 3364 Bring Jobs Home Act Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (56 - 42) Nay
July 17, 2012 S 3369 DISCLOSE Act Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (53 - 45) Nay
July 12, 2012 S 2237 Small Business Jobs and Tax Relief Act Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (53 - 44) Nay
June 21, 2012 S 3240 Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2012 Bill Passed - Senate (64 - 35) Yea
June 21, 2012 S Amdt 2310 Requires Labels on Foods with Genetically Modified Ingredients Amendment Rejected - Senate (26 - 73) Nay
June 21, 2012 S Amdt 2372 Prohibits the EPA from Conducting Aerial Surveillance of Agricultural Operations Amendment Rejected - Senate (56 - 43) Yea
June 20, 2012 S Amdt 2454 Prohibits Food Aid to North Korea Unless Waived by President Amendment Adopted - Senate (59 - 40) Nay
June 19, 2012 S Amdt 2156 Increases Funding for the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program Amendment Rejected - Senate (33 - 66) Nay
June 19, 2012 S Amdt 2172 Rescinds Bonuses to States for Administering Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Amendment Rejected - Senate (41 - 58) Yea
June 19, 2012 S Amdt 2174 Limits Eligibility for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Amendment Rejected - Senate (43 - 56) Yea
June 19, 2012 S Amdt 2181 Limits Farm Subsidies to Farmers with Incomes Under $250,000 Amendment Rejected - Senate (15 - 84) Nay
June 13, 2012 S Amdt 2392 Reduces Funding for Food Stamps Amendment Tabled - Senate (65 - 33) Yea
June 13, 2012 S Amdt 2393 Repeals Sugar Subsidies Amendment Tabled - Senate (50 - 46) Nay
June 5, 2012 S 3220 Paycheck Fairness Act Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (52 - 47) Nay
May 24, 2012 S 2343 Extends Student Loan Interest Rates (Reid Bill) Bill Failed - Senate (51 - 43) Nay
May 24, 2012 S Amdt 2107 Authorizes Import of FDA-Approved Drugs from Canada Amendment Rejected - Senate (43 - 54) Nay
May 24, 2012 S Amdt 2108 Prohibits FDA Approval of Genetically Engineered Fish Amendment Rejected - Senate (46 - 50) Nay
May 24, 2012 S Amdt 2111 Prohibits Pharmaceutical Companies from Delaying the Release of Generic Drugs Amendment Rejected - Senate (28 - 67) Nay
May 24, 2012 S Amdt 2153 Prohibits Increase in Interest Rates for Student Loans (Lamar Bill) Amendment Rejected - Senate (34 - 62) Yea
May 24, 2012 S Amdt 2153 Prohibits Increase in Interest Rates for Student Loans (Lamar Bill) Senate Sponsor
May 15, 2012 HR 2072 Export-Import Bank Reauthorization Act of 2012 Bill Passed - Senate (78 - 20) Yea
May 8, 2012 S 2343 Extends Student Loan Interest Rates (Reid Bill) Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (52 - 45) Nay
April 26, 2012 S 1925 Reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act Bill Passed - Senate (68 - 31) Yea
April 25, 2012 S 1789 United States Postal Service Amendments Bill Passed - Senate (62 - 37) Yea
April 16, 2012 S 2230 Establishes a Minimum 30 Percent Tax Rate for High-Income Taxpayers Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (51 - 45) Nay
March 29, 2012 S 2204 Amends Energy-Related Tax Credits Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (51 - 47) Nay
March 20, 2012 S Amdt 1836 Reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank of the United States Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (55 - 44) Nay
March 8, 2012 S Amdt 1537 Approving the Keystone XL Pipeline Project Amendment Rejected - Senate (56 - 42) Yea
March 1, 2012 S Amdt 1520 Authorizes Moral and Religious Objections to Certain Health Care Items and Services Amendment Tabled - Senate (51 - 48) Nay
Feb. 17, 2012 HR 3630 Extends Payroll Tax Cut Conference Report Adopted - Senate (60 - 36) Nay
Feb. 6, 2012 HR 658 Federal Aviation Administration Act of 2012 Conference Report Adopted - Senate (75 - 20) Yea
Feb. 2, 2012 S 2038 Prohibits Insider Trading by Government Officials Bill Passed - Senate (96 - 3) Yea
Feb. 2, 2012 S Amdt 1472 Prohibits Consideration of Bills Containing Earmarks Amendment Rejected - Senate (40 - 59) Nay
Feb. 2, 2012 S Amdt 1491 Requires Disclosure of Financial Transactions by Executive Branch Employees Amendment Adopted - Senate (58 - 41) Yea
Jan. 26, 2012 H J Res 98 Disapproval of President's Authority to Raise the Debt Limit Motion Rejected - Senate (44 - 54) Yea
Dec. 17, 2011 HR 2055 Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2012 Conference Report Adopted - Senate (67 - 32) Yea
Dec. 17, 2011 S Amdt 1465 Temporary Payroll Tax Cut Extension Amendment Adopted - Senate (89 - 10) Yea
Dec. 15, 2011 HR 1540 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 Conference Report Adopted - Senate (86 - 13) Yea
Dec. 14, 2011 S J Res 10 Proposing a Balanced Budget Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (Hatch Bill) Amendment Rejected - Senate (47 - 53) Yea
Dec. 14, 2011 S J Res 24 Proposing a Balanced Budget Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (Udall Bill) Amendment Rejected - Senate (21 - 79) Nay
Dec. 6, 2011 PN 5 Nomination of Caitlin Joan Halligan to the District of Columbia Circuit Court Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (54 - 45) Nay
Dec. 1, 2011 S 1917 Extends Payroll Tax Cut and Establishes Tax on Income Over $1 Million Motion Rejected - Senate (51 - 49) Nay
Dec. 1, 2011 S 1931 Reduces Payroll Tax Rate Motion Rejected - Senate (20 - 78) Nay
Dec. 1, 2011 S Amdt 1125 Limits New Detention Rules to Prisoners Captured Outside the U.S. Amendment Rejected - Senate (45 - 55) Nay
Dec. 1, 2011 S Amdt 1126 Prohibits Detention of U.S. Citizens Without Trial Amendment Rejected - Senate (45 - 55) Nay
Dec. 1, 2011 S Amdt 1274 Authorizes Further Detention After Trial During Wartime Amendment Rejected - Senate (41 - 59) Yea
Nov. 29, 2011 S Amdt 1064 Repeals Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Iraq Amendment Rejected - Senate (30 - 67) Nay
Nov. 29, 2011 S Amdt 1107 Removes Provisions Requiring Military Custody of al-Qaeda Suspects Amendment Rejected - Senate (38 - 60) Nay
Nov. 17, 2011 HR 2112 Appropriations for Agriculture, Rural Development, and the Food and Drug Administration Conference Report Adopted - Senate (70 - 30) Yea
Nov. 10, 2011 S Amdt 928 American Jobs and Economic Growth Amendment Rejected - Senate (40 - 56) Yea
Nov. 10, 2011 S J Res 27 Disapproval of EPA Cross-Border Pollution Rule Motion Rejected - Senate (41 - 56) Nay
Nov. 10, 2011 S J Res 6 Disapproval of FCC Regulation of Internet and Broadband Industry Motion Rejected - Senate (46 - 52) Yea
Nov. 3, 2011 S 1769 Transportation Infrastructure Appropriations and Tax on Income Over $1 Million Motion Rejected - Senate (51 - 49) Nay
Nov. 3, 2011 S 1786 Long-Term Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2011 Motion Rejected - Senate (47 - 53) Yea
Oct. 21, 2011 S Amdt 753 Prohibits the Use of Funds for Prosecution of Enemy Combatants in Civilian Courts Amendment Rejected - Senate (47 - 52) Yea
Oct. 21, 2011 S Amdt 791 Limits Farm Subsidies to Individuals with Incomes Under $1 million Amendment Adopted - Senate (84 - 15) Nay
Oct. 20, 2011 S Amdt 769 Authorizes Individuals to Import FDA-Approved Drugs from Canada Amendment Rejected - Senate (45 - 55) Nay
Oct. 18, 2011 S Amdt 740 Repeals Funding for Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms Amendment Rejected - Senate (44 - 55) Yea
Oct. 12, 2011 HR 3078 Trade Promotion Agreement with Colombia Bill Passed - Senate (66 - 33) Yea
Oct. 12, 2011 HR 3079 Trade Promotion Agreement with Panama Bill Passed - Senate (77 - 22) Yea
Oct. 12, 2011 HR 3080 Free Trade Agreement with Korea Bill Passed - Senate (83 - 15) Yea
Oct. 11, 2011 S 1619 Currency Exchange Rate Oversight Act of 2011 Bill Passed - Senate (63 - 35) Nay
Oct. 11, 2011 S 1660 American Jobs Act of 2011 Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (50 - 49) Nay
Sept. 26, 2011 HR 2608 Continuing Appropriations Act of 2012 Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (79 - 12) Yea
Sept. 23, 2011 S Amdt 655 Continuing Appropriations Act of 2012 Amendment Tabled - Senate (59 - 36) Nay
Sept. 22, 2011 S Amdt 633 Extends Trade Adjustment Assistance Amendment Adopted - Senate (69 - 28) Nay
Sept. 22, 2011 S Amdt 634 Sale of F-16 Aircraft to Taiwan Amendment Rejected - Senate (48 - 48) Yea
Sept. 21, 2011 S Amdt 625 Reducing and Extending Trade Adjustment Assistance Amendment Rejected - Senate (46 - 53) Yea
Sept. 21, 2011 S Amdt 641 Requires Extension of Trade Adjustment Assistance to be Contingent Upon Ratification of Free Trade Agreements with Columbia, Korea and Panama Amendment Rejected - Senate (44 - 54) Yea
Sept. 21, 2011 S Amdt 642 Modifies Eligibility Requirements for Trade Adjustment Assistance Amendment Rejected - Senate (40 - 57) Yea
Sept. 21, 2011 S Amdt 645 Repeals the Trade Adjustment Assistance Program for Firms Amendment Rejected - Senate (43 - 54) Yea
Sept. 15, 2011 S Amdt 602 Emergency Disaster Relief Appropriations Amendment Adopted - Senate (62 - 37) Nay
Sept. 15, 2011 S Amdt 613 Reducing Appropriations for Foreign Assistance Programs Amendment Rejected - Senate (20 - 78) Nay
Sept. 8, 2011 HR 1249 Patent Law Amendments Bill Passed - Senate (89 - 9) Yea
Aug. 2, 2011 S 365 Budget Control Act of 2011 Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (74 - 26) Yea
July 31, 2011 S 627 Increasing the Debt Ceiling (Reid Bill) Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (50 - 49) Nay
July 29, 2011 S 627 Increasing the Debt Ceiling (Boehner Bill) Bill Tabled - Senate (59 - 41) Nay
July 22, 2011 HR 2560 Cut, Cap and Balance Act of 2011 Bill Tabled - Senate (51 - 46) Nay
June 23, 2011 S Amdt 499 Prohibits the Appointment of Presidential "Czars" Without Senate Approval Amendment Rejected - Senate (47 - 51) Yea
June 21, 2011 S 782 Economic Development Revitalization Act Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (49 - 51) Nay
June 14, 2011 S Amdt 436 Repeals the Volumetric Ethanol Excise Tax Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (40 - 59) Yea
June 9, 2011 S Amdt 390 Amending Small Business Regulations Amendment Rejected - Senate (53 - 46) Yea
June 8, 2011 S Amdt 392 Debit Card Transactions Amendment Rejected - Senate (54 - 45) Yea
May 26, 2011 S 990 PATRIOT Act Extension Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (72 - 23) Yea
May 25, 2011 H Con Res 34 2011-2012 Budget Motion Rejected - Senate (40 - 57) Yea
May 25, 2011 S Con Res 21 2012 Budget Motion Rejected - Senate (42 - 55) Yea
May 23, 2011 S 1038 PATRIOT Act Extension Cloture Invoked - Senate (74 - 8) Did Not Vote
May 18, 2011 S 953 Offshore Production and Safety Act Motion Rejected - Senate (42 - 57) Yea
May 17, 2011 S 940 Amending Oil Company Tax Laws Motion Rejected - Senate (52 - 48) Nay
May 11, 2011 S 953 Offshore Production and Safety Act Senate Co-sponsor
April 14, 2011 HR 1473 2011 Budget Bill Passed - Senate (81 - 19) Yea
April 5, 2011 HR 4 Repeals the Form 1099 Provision in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Bill Passed - Senate (87 - 12) Yea
March 31, 2011 S J Res 10 Proposing a Balanced Budget Amendment to the U.S. Constitution (Hatch Bill) Senate Co-sponsor
March 30, 2011 S 679 Presidential Appointment Efficiency and Streamlining Act of 2011 Senate Co-sponsor
March 17, 2011 H J Res 48 Additional Continuing Appropriations Joint Resolution Passed - Senate (87 - 13) Yea
March 9, 2011 HR 1 Continuing Appropriations Bill Failed - Senate (44 - 56) Yea
March 9, 2011 S Amdt 149 Department of Defense funding and Continuing Appropriations Amendment Rejected - Senate (42 - 58) Nay
March 2, 2011 H J Res 44 Continuing Appropriations Amendments Joint Resolution Passed - Senate (91 - 9) Yea
March 2, 2011 S Amdt 115 Calling for a Balanced Budget Constitutional Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate (58 - 40) Yea
March 1, 2011 S Amdt 112 Prioritizing Payment of Public Debt Amendment Tabled - Senate (52 - 47) Nay
Feb. 16, 2011 S J Res 6 Disapproval of FCC Regulation of Internet and Broadband Industry Senate Co-sponsor
Feb. 15, 2011 HR 514 Extension of Various USA PATRIOT Act Provisions Bill Passed - Senate (86 - 12) Yea
Feb. 15, 2011 S Amdt 14 Prohibiting Transportation Security Administration Employees from Collective Bargaining Amendment Rejected - Senate (47 - 51) Yea
Feb. 15, 2011 S Amdt 21 Reducing Federal Aviation Administration Appropriations Amendment Tabled - Senate (51 - 47) Nay
Feb. 2, 2011 S Amdt 13 Repealing the Federal Health Care Law Motion Rejected - Senate (47 - 51) Yea
Feb. 2, 2011 S Amdt 28 Repealing the IRS 1099 Provision from the Health Care Bill Amendment Rejected - Senate (44 - 54) Nay
Feb. 2, 2011 S Amdt 9 Repealing the IRS 1099 Provision from the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Motion Agreed - Senate (81 - 17) Yea
Dec. 22, 2010 Treaty Doc. 111-5 Treaty with Russia to Reduce and Limit Offensive Arms Treaty Ratification Passed - Senate (71 - 26) Yea
Dec. 21, 2010 HR 3082 Continuing Appropriations Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (79 - 16) Yea
Dec. 18, 2010 HR 2965 Don't Ask, Don't Tell Repeal Act Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (65 - 31) Nay
Dec. 15, 2010 HR 4853 Temporary Extension of Tax Relief Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (81 - 19) Yea
Dec. 9, 2010 HR 847 9/11 Health and Compensation Act Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (57 - 42) Nay
Dec. 8, 2010 S 3985 Emergency Senior Citizens Relief Act Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (53 - 45) Nay
Dec. 8, 2010 S 3991 Allowing Collective Bargaining for Public Safety Officers Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (55 - 43) Nay
Dec. 4, 2010 S Amdt 4727 Extension of Tax Cuts for Those Making Under $250,000 Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (53 - 36) Nay
Dec. 4, 2010 S Amdt 4728 Extension of Tax Cuts for Those Making Under $1 Million Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (53 - 37) Nay
Nov. 30, 2010 S 510 FDA Food Safety Modernization Act Bill Passed - Senate (73 - 25) Yea
Nov. 30, 2010 S Amdt 4697 Prohibiting Earmarks Motion Rejected - Senate (39 - 56) Yea
Nov. 17, 2010 S 3772 Paycheck Fairness Act Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (58 - 41) Nay
Sept. 29, 2010 HR 3081 Continuing Appropriations Bill Passed - Senate (69 - 30) Yea
Sept. 29, 2010 S Amdt 4676 Reducing "Continuing Appropriation" Amounts by 5 Percent Amendment Rejected - Senate (48 - 51) Yea
Sept. 29, 2010 S J Res 39 Disapproving Rule for "Grandfathered Health Plans" Motion Rejected - Senate (40 - 59) Yea
Sept. 28, 2010 S 3816 Tax Law Amendments Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (53 - 45) Nay
Sept. 23, 2010 S 3628 Campaign Finance Disclosure Requirements Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (59 - 39) Nay
Sept. 21, 2010 S 3454 2010-2011 Defense Authorizations Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (56 - 43) Nay
Sept. 16, 2010 HR 5297 Small Business Lending Fund and Tax Law Amendments Bill Passed - Senate (61 - 38) Nay
Sept. 14, 2010 S Amdt 4595 Business Transaction Reporting Requirement Amendments Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (56 - 42) Nay
Sept. 14, 2010 S Amdt 4596 Repealing Business Transaction Reporting Requirements Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (46 - 52) Yea
Aug. 5, 2010 HR 1586 Aid To States for Medicaid, Teacher Employment, and Other Purposes Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (61 - 39) Nay
Aug. 5, 2010 PN 1768 Elena Kagan, Associate Justice Nomination Confirmed - Senate (63 - 37) Nay
Aug. 5, 2010 S Amdt 4596 Repealing Business Transaction Reporting Requirements Senate Co-sponsor
July 29, 2010 S Amdt 4519 Small Business Lending Fund and Tax Law Amendments Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (58 - 42) Nay
July 27, 2010 S 3628 Campaign Finance Disclosure Requirements Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (57 - 41) Nay
July 21, 2010 HR 4213 Unemployment Benefits Extension Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (59 - 39) Nay
July 20, 2010 HR 4213 Unemployment Benefits Extension Cloture Invoked - Senate (60 - 40) Nay
July 15, 2010 HR 4173 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act Conference Report Adopted - Senate (60 - 39) Nay
June 10, 2010 S J Res 26 Statement of Opposition to EPA Greenhouse Gas Rule Motion Rejected - Senate (47 - 53) Yea
June 9, 2010 S Amdt 4302 Requiring Reports on Foreign Holdings of U.S. Debt Amendment Not Tabled - Senate (38 - 61) Nay
June 9, 2010 S Amdt 4326 Requiring Reports on Foreign Holdings of U.S. Debt Amendment Adopted - Senate (58 - 41) Nay
May 27, 2010 HR 4899 Fiscal Year 2009-2010 Supplemental Appropriations Bill Passed - Senate (67 - 28) Yea
May 27, 2010 S Amdt 4204 Requiring Afghanistan Troop Redeployment Plan and Timetable Amendment Rejected - Senate (18 - 80) Nay
May 27, 2010 S Amdt 4214 National Guard Deployment on Southern U.S. Land Border Motion Rejected - Senate (51 - 46) Yea
May 19, 2010 S Amdt 3746 Allowing States to Limit Credit Card Interest Rates Amendment Rejected - Senate (35 - 60) Nay
May 18, 2010 S Amdt 4034 Federal Preemption Over State Consumer Financial Laws Amendment Rejected - Senate (43 - 55) Yea
May 18, 2010 S Amdt 4051 Prohibiting Funding of State and Local Governments to Prevent Defaulting on Debt Amendment Rejected - Senate (47 - 50) Yea
May 18, 2010 S Amdt 4071 Amending State Authority to Enforce Consumer Financial Regulations Amendment Adopted - Senate (80 - 18) Yea
May 18, 2010 S Amdt 4072 Inspector General Appointment Modification Amendment Adopted - Senate (75 - 21) Yea
May 18, 2010 S Amdt 4114 Credit Default Swap Regulations Amendment Tabled - Senate (57 - 38) Yea
May 13, 2010 S Amdt 3832 Establishing Bankruptcy Process for Non-bank Financial Institutions Amendment Rejected - Senate (42 - 58) Yea
May 13, 2010 S Amdt 3987 Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Termination Amendment Rejected - Senate (40 - 55) Yea
May 13, 2010 S Amdt 3989 Debit Card Fee Regulations Amendment Adopted - Senate (64 - 33) Nay
May 13, 2010 S Amdt 3991 Credit Rating Agency Board Amendment Adopted - Senate (64 - 35) Nay
May 12, 2010 S Amdt 3816 Derivatives Regulation Modifications Amendment Rejected - Senate (39 - 59) Yea
May 12, 2010 S Amdt 3955 Establishing New Mortgage Underwriting Requirements and Eliminating a Risk Retention Requirement Amendment Rejected - Senate (42 - 57) Yea
May 12, 2010 S Amdt 3962 Home Loan Regulation Modifications Amendment Adopted - Senate (63 - 36) Nay
May 11, 2010 S Amdt 3760 Federal Reserve Audit Amendment Rejected - Senate (37 - 62) Nay
May 11, 2010 S Amdt 3839 Termination of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Conservatorships Amendment Rejected - Senate (43 - 56) Yea
May 11, 2010 S Amdt 3938 Study on Ending the Conservatorships of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Amendment Adopted - Senate (63 - 36) Nay
May 6, 2010 S Amdt 3826 Consumer Financial Protection Division Within The FDIC Amendment Rejected - Senate (38 - 61) Yea
May 5, 2010 S Amdt 3826 Consumer Financial Protection Division Within The FDIC Senate Co-sponsor
April 15, 2010 HR 4851 Unemployment Benefits Extension Bill Passed - Senate (59 - 38) Nay
March 25, 2010 HR 4872 Health Care Reconciliation Act Bill Passed - Senate (56 - 43) Nay
March 17, 2010 HR 2847 Employment, Infrastructure, and Transportation Appropriations and Tax Credits ("Senate Jobs Bill") Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (68 - 29) Yea
March 10, 2010 HR 4213 Extending Unemployment Benefits and Certain Tax Credits Bill Passed - Senate (62 - 36) Nay
March 3, 2010 S Amdt 3353 Payment to Social Security Recipients Motion Rejected - Senate (47 - 50) Nay
Feb. 24, 2010 HR 2847 Employment, Infrastructure, and Transportation Appropriations and Tax Credits ("Senate Jobs Bill") Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (70 - 28) Yea
Feb. 22, 2010 HR 2847 Employment, Infrastructure, and Transportation Appropriations and Tax Credits ("Senate Jobs Bill") Cloture Invoked - Senate (62 - 30) Nay
Feb. 9, 2010 PN 1351-111 Craig Becker, Member of the National Labor Relations Board Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (52 - 33) Nay
Jan. 28, 2010 HJR 45 Increasing the Public Debt Limit and Reinstating PAYGO Bill Passed - Senate (60 - 39) Nay
Jan. 28, 2010 PN 959-111 Ben S. Bernanke, Federal Reserve Chairman Nomination Confirmed - Senate (70 - 30) Yea
Jan. 26, 2010 S Amdt 3302 Establishing a Federal Budget Deficit Commission Amendment Rejected - Senate (53 - 46) Yea
Jan. 21, 2010 S Amdt 3301 Ending the Troubled Asset Relief Program Amendment Rejected - Senate (53 - 45) Yea
Jan. 21, 2010 S Amdt 3302 Establishing a Federal Budget Deficit Commission Senate Co-sponsor
Jan. 21, 2010 S J Res 26 Statement of Opposition to EPA Greenhouse Gas Rule Senate Co-sponsor
Dec. 24, 2009 HR 3590 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Bill Passed - Senate (60 - 39) Nay
Dec. 24, 2009 HR 4314 Increasing the National Public Debt Limit Bill Passed - Senate (60 - 39) Nay
Dec. 23, 2009 HR 3590 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Cloture Invoked - Senate (60 - 39) Nay
Dec. 22, 2009 S Amdt 3276 Senate Health Care Bill Amendments Amendment Adopted - Senate (60 - 39) Nay
Dec. 15, 2009 S Amdt 2793 Authorizing Importation of Prescription Drugs Amendment Rejected - Senate (51 - 48) Yea
Dec. 13, 2009 HR 3288 2009-2010 Omnibus Appropriations Conference Report Adopted - Senate (57 - 35) Nay
Dec. 8, 2009 S Amdt 2962 Prohibiting Federally Funded Abortion Services Amendment Tabled - Senate (54 - 45) Nay
Dec. 3, 2009 S Amdt 2791 Preventive Services Coverage Requirements Amendment Adopted - Senate (61 - 39) Nay
Nov. 19, 2009 PN 187-111 David F. Hamilton, Seventh Circuit Judge Nomination Confirmed - Senate (59 - 39) Nay
Oct. 29, 2009 HR 2996 Continuing Appropriations Extension and 2009-2010 Department of Interior, Environmental Protection Agency, and Related Appropriations Conference Report Adopted - Senate (72 - 28) Yea
Oct. 27, 2009 HR 3548 Extending Federal Emergency Unemployment Benefits Cloture Invoked - Senate (87 - 13) Yea
Oct. 22, 2009 HR 2647 2009-2010 Defense Appropriations Conference Report Adopted - Senate (68 - 29) Nay
Oct. 21, 2009 S 1776 Eliminating Adjustments to Medicare Rates of Payment Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (47 - 53) Nay
Oct. 20, 2009 HR 2892 2009-2010 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Authorizations Conference Report Adopted - Senate (79 - 19) Yea
Oct. 8, 2009 HR 2997 Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agency Appropriations Fiscal Year 2009-2010 Conference Report Adopted - Senate (76 - 22) Yea
Oct. 6, 2009 S Amdt 2588 Prohibiting Federal Funding of Mandatory Arbitration Contracts Amendment Adopted - Senate (68 - 30) Nay
Oct. 1, 2009 Amdt 2575 U.S. Military Commanders to Testify Before Congress Amendment Rejected - Senate (40 - 59) Yea
Sept. 30, 2009 HR 2918 Continuing Appropriations Resolution and 2009-2010 Legislative Appropriations Conference Report Adopted - Senate (62 - 38) Nay
Sept. 14, 2009 Amdt 2355 Prohibiting Funding for ACORN Amendment Adopted - Senate (83 - 7) Yea
Aug. 6, 2009 HR 3435 Supplemental Appropriations for the "Cash for Clunkers" Program Bill Passed - Senate (60 - 37) Yea
Aug. 6, 2009 PN 506-111 Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice Nomination Confirmed - Senate (68 - 31) Yea
July 22, 2009 S Amdt 1618 Authorizing Concealed Firearms Across State Lines Amendment Rejected - Senate (58 - 39) Yea
July 21, 2009 S Amdt 1469 Repealing Funding for F-22 Aircraft Procurement Amendment Adopted - Senate (58 - 40) Yea
July 8, 2009 S Amdt 1399 Requiring Completion of Reinforced Border Fencing Amendment Adopted - Senate (54 - 44) Yea
June 11, 2009 HR 1256 FDA Oversight of Tobacco Products Bill Passed - Senate (79 - 17) Nay
May 12, 2009 S Amdt 1067 Allowing Loaded Guns in National Parks Amendment Adopted - Senate (67 - 29) Nay
April 29, 2009 S Con Res 13 2010 Concurrent Budget Resolution Conference Report Adopted - Senate (53 - 43) Nay
April 28, 2009 PN 188 Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services Nomination Confirmed - Senate (65 - 31) Nay
March 31, 2009 S Amdt 739 Public Debt Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate (43 - 54) Yea
March 26, 2009 HR 1388 National Volunteer Program Expansion Bill Passed - Senate (79 - 19) Yea
March 19, 2009 HR 146 Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 Bill Passed - Senate (77 - 20) Yea
March 3, 2009 S 510 FDA Food Safety Modernization Act Senate Co-sponsor
Feb. 26, 2009 S 160 Washington DC Voting Act Bill Passed - Senate (61 - 37) Nay
Feb. 13, 2009 HR 1 Appropriations, Tax Law Amendments, and Unemployment Benefit Amendments ("Stimulus Bill") Conference Report Adopted - Senate (60 - 38) Nay
Feb. 10, 2009 HR 1 Appropriations, Tax Law Amendments, and Unemployment Benefit Amendments ("Stimulus Bill") Bill Passed - Senate (61 - 37) Nay
Feb. 6, 2009 S Amdt 538 Tax Credit Substitute Amendment Motion Rejected - Senate (35 - 61) Yea
Feb. 4, 2009 S Amdt 279 Removing the Buy American Clause Amendment Rejected - Senate (31 - 65) Yea
Feb. 3, 2009 S Amdt 109 Hollywood Productions Tax Credit Amendment Adopted - Senate (52 - 45) Yea
Jan. 29, 2009 HR 2 Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization and Expansion Bill Passed - Senate (66 - 32) Yea
Jan. 26, 2009 PN 64-06 Timothy Geithner, Secretary of the Treasury Nomination Confirmed - Senate (60 - 34) Nay
Jan. 22, 2009 S 181 Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009 Bill Passed - Senate (61 - 36) Nay
Jan. 15, 2009 S 22 Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 Bill Passed - Senate (73 - 21) Yea
Jan. 15, 2009 S J Res 5 Releasing Funds for Economic Stabilization Act Joint Resolution Failed - Senate (42 - 52) Nay
Oct. 1, 2008 HR 1424 Financial Asset Purchase Authority and Tax Law Amendments Bill Passed - Senate (74 - 25) Yea
Oct. 1, 2008 HR 2095 Amtrak Reauthorization Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (74 - 24) Yea
Oct. 1, 2008 HR 7081 United States - India Nuclear Agreement Bill Passed - Senate (86 - 13) Yea
Sept. 27, 2008 HR 2638 Continuing Appropriations Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (78 - 12) Nay
Sept. 17, 2008 S 3001 Defense Authorizations Bill Bill Passed - Senate (88 - 8) Yea
July 31, 2008 HR 4040 Consumer Product Safety Commission Bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate (89 - 3) Yea
July 31, 2008 HR 4137 Higher Education Act Amendments and Extensions Conference Report Adopted - Senate (83 - 8) Nay
July 26, 2008 HR 3221 Housing Bill with Energy Tax Credit Extensions Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (72 - 13) Yea
July 26, 2008 S 3186 Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Funding Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (50 - 35) Nay
July 16, 2008 HR 5501 Funding to Combat AIDS, Malaria, and Tuberculosis Bill Passed - Senate (80 - 16) Yea
July 16, 2008 S Amdt 5077 Funding Amendment to AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Bill Amendment Rejected - Senate (31 - 64) Yea
July 15, 2008 HR 6331 Medicare Bill Veto Override Passed - Senate (70 - 26) Yea
July 15, 2008 S Amdt 5078 Limiting Countries for HIV/Aids, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Funding Amendment Tabled - Senate (70 - 24) Did Not Vote
July 10, 2008 PN 1641 Nomination of General Petraeus as Military Leader of the Middle East Nomination Confirmed - Senate (95 - 2) Yea
July 9, 2008 HR 6304 Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act Amendments Bill Passed - Senate (69 - 28) Yea
July 9, 2008 HR 6331 Medicare Bill Cloture Invoked - Senate (69 - 30) Yea
July 9, 2008 S Amdt 5064 Striking Telecom Immunity from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Bill Amendment Rejected - Senate (32 - 66) Nay
June 26, 2008 HR 2642 Iraq and Afghanistan War Funding, Unemployment Benefits Extension, and GI Bill Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (92 - 6) Yea
June 25, 2008 S Amdt 4983 Housing Foreclosure Assistance Programs Amendment Adopted - Senate (79 - 16) Yea
June 18, 2008 HR 6124 Second Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007 (Farm Bill) Veto Override Passed - Senate (80 - 14) Yea
June 17, 2008 HR 6049 Alternative Energy Tax Incentives Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (52 - 44) Nay
June 10, 2008 S 3044 Increasing Taxes on Profits, Rescinding Certain Tax Deductions, and Increasing Tax Incentives for Alternative Energy Programs for Oil Companies Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (51 - 43) Nay
June 6, 2008 S Amdt 4825 Carbon Emissions Cap and Trade Plan Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (48 - 36) Nay
May 22, 2008 HR 2419 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007 (Farm Bill) Veto Override Passed - Senate (82 - 13) Yea
May 22, 2008 S Amdt 4803 GI Bill and Other Domestic Provisions Amendment Adopted - Senate (75 - 22) Nay
May 22, 2008 S Amdt 4817 Iraq Provisions Including a Troop Withdrawal Amendment Rejected - Senate (34 - 63) Nay
May 22, 2008 S Amdt 4818 Funding for Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan Amendment Adopted - Senate (70 - 26) Yea
May 15, 2008 HR 2419 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007 (Farm Bill) Conference Report Adopted - Senate (81 - 15) Yea
May 7, 2008 S Amdt 4719 Optional Wind Damage Insurance Amendment Rejected - Senate (19 - 74) Nay
April 23, 2008 HR 2831 Equal Pay Bill Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (56 - 42) Nay
April 10, 2008 HR 3221 Housing Bill with Energy Tax Credit Extensions Bill Passed - Senate (84 - 12) Yea
April 10, 2008 S Amdt 4419 to S Amdt 4387 to HR 3221 Energy Tax Credits Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate (88 - 8) Nay
March 14, 2008 S Amdt 4233 Codifying the Definition of a Child Eligible for SCHIP Amendment Rejected - Senate (46 - 52) Yea
March 14, 2008 S Amdt 4299 Expressing the Sense of the Senate on the Legalization of Importing Certain Prescription Drugs Amendment Adopted - Senate (73 - 23) Yea
March 14, 2008 S Con Res 70 Concurrent Budget Resolution Joint Resolution Passed - Senate (51 - 44) Nay
March 13, 2008 S Amdt 4207 to S Con Res 70 Amendment on Certain Energy-Related Programs, Including the Development of Oil Shale and Offshore Natural Gas Amendment Rejected - Senate (47 - 51) Yea
March 13, 2008 S Amdt 4231 Immigration Enforcement and Border Fence Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate (61 - 37) Yea
March 13, 2008 S Amdt 4259 Immigration Enforcement and Employer Sanctions Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate (53 - 45) Nay
March 13, 2008 S Amdt 4309 to S Con Res 70 Restriction of Federal Assistance Based on Compliance with Federal Immigration Laws Amendment Tabled - Senate (58 - 40) Nay
March 13, 2008 S Amdt 4329 to S Con Res 70 Amendment on Certain Energy-Related Programs, Including the Development of Oil and Natural Gas in Coastal Areas Not Covered by a Moratorium Amendment Adopted - Senate (56 - 43) Nay
March 13, 2008 S Amdt 4347 Earmark Moratorium Motion Rejected - Senate (29 - 71) Yea
March 12, 2008 S Amdt 4207 to S Con Res 70 Amendment on Certain Energy-Related Programs, Including the Development of Oil Shale and Offshore Natural Gas Senate Sponsor
March 6, 2008 HR 4040 Consumer Product Safety Commission Bill Bill Passed - Senate (79 - 13) Yea
Feb. 26, 2008 S 1200 Health Care for Indigenous Peoples Bill Passed - Senate (83 - 10) Yea
Feb. 26, 2008 S Amdt 3896 Prohibiting the Funds in S 1200 from Being Used for Abortions Amendment Adopted - Senate (52 - 42) Yea
Feb. 25, 2008 S Amdt 4070 Prohibiting Funds in the Bill S 1200 from Being Used to Decrease Gun Ownership Amendment Adopted - Senate (78 - 11) Did Not Vote
Feb. 13, 2008 HR 2082 Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 Conference Report Adopted - Senate (51 - 45) Nay
Feb. 12, 2008 S 2248 FISA Amendments Act of 2007 Bill Passed - Senate (68 - 29) Yea
Feb. 12, 2008 S Amdt 3907 Striking Telecommunications Companies' Civil Immunity for Surveillance Amendment Rejected - Senate (31 - 67) Nay
Feb. 12, 2008 S Amdt 3910 FISA as Exclusive Means for Conducting Electronic Surveillance Amendment Rejected - Senate (57 - 41) Nay
Feb. 7, 2008 HR 5140 Economic Stimulus Plan Bill Passed - Senate (81 - 16) Yea
Jan. 22, 2008 HR 4986 Defense Authorizations Bill Bill Passed - Senate (91 - 3) Yea
Dec. 18, 2007 HR 2764 Inclusion of Iraq and Afghanistan Military Operations Funding with the Consolidated Appropriations Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (76 - 17) Yea
Dec. 18, 2007 HR 2764 Inclusion of Iraq and Afghanistan Military Operations Funding with the Consolidated Appropriations Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (70 - 25) Yea
Dec. 18, 2007 S Amdt 3875 Iraq Withdrawal Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate (24 - 71) Nay
Dec. 14, 2007 HR 2419 Farm, Nutrition, and Bioenergy Act of 2007 (Farm Bill) Bill Passed - Senate (79 - 14) Yea
Dec. 13, 2007 HR 6 Energy Act of 2007 Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (86 - 8) Yea
Dec. 13, 2007 S Amdt 3695 Limit on Farm Subsidies Amendment Rejected - Senate (56 - 43) Nay
Dec. 13, 2007 S Amdt 3810 Income Limit for Subsidies to Farmers Amendment Rejected - Senate (48 - 47) Nay
Dec. 11, 2007 S Amdt 3711 Government Sponsored Farm Insurance Policies Amendment Rejected - Senate (37 - 58) Nay
Dec. 6, 2007 HR 3996 Temporary Alternative Minimum Tax Adjustment Act of 2007 Bill Passed - Senate (88 - 5) Yea
Dec. 6, 2007 HR 3996 Temporary Alternative Minimum Tax Adjustment Act of 2007 Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (46 - 48) Nay
Dec. 4, 2007 HR 3688 United States-Peru Trade Agreement Bill Passed - Senate (77 - 18) Yea
Nov. 16, 2007 HR 4156 Supplemental Appropriations for the Department of Defense and Timeline for Withdrawal from Iraq Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (53 - 45) Nay
Nov. 16, 2007 S 2340 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for the Department of Defense Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (45 - 53) Yea
Nov. 8, 2007 HR 1495 Water Resources Development Act of 2007 Veto Override Passed - Senate (79 - 14) Yea
Nov. 8, 2007 PN 958 Michael B. Mukasey, Attorney General Nomination Confirmed - Senate (53 - 40) Did Not Vote
Nov. 7, 2007 HR 3043 Appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Bill Passed - Senate (56 - 37) Nay
Nov. 1, 2007 HR 3963 Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2007 (CHIP) Bill Passed - Senate (64 - 30) Yea
Oct. 30, 2007 S 294 Amtrak Reauthorization Bill Passed - Senate (70 - 22) Yea
Oct. 25, 2007 S Amdt 3453 Amtrak Federal Subsidy Limits Amendment Rejected - Senate (28 - 66) Yea
Oct. 24, 2007 S 2205 DREAM Act Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (52 - 44) Nay
Oct. 23, 2007 HR 3043 Appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies Bill Passed - Senate (75 - 19) Yea
Oct. 18, 2007 S Amdt 3330 Grants to Organizations Which Perform Abortions Amendment Rejected - Senate (41 - 52) Yea
Oct. 16, 2007 HR 3093 Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act of 2008 Bill Passed - Senate (75 - 19) Yea
Oct. 3, 2007 S Amdt 3117 Border Fence and Customs Appropriations Amendment Adopted - Senate (95 - 1) Yea
Oct. 1, 2007 HR 1585 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 Bill Passed - Senate (92 - 3) Yea
Sept. 27, 2007 HR 976 State Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Reauthorization Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (67 - 29) Yea
Sept. 26, 2007 S Amdt 2997 Expressing the Sense of Congress Regarding Federalism in Iraq Amendment Adopted - Senate (75 - 23) Nay
Sept. 26, 2007 S Amdt 3017 Expressing the Sense of Congress Regarding Iran and the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Amendment Adopted - Senate (76 - 22) Yea
Sept. 21, 2007 S Amdt 2898 Iraq Troop Reduction Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate (47 - 47) Nay
Sept. 20, 2007 S Amdt 2934 Expressing Support for General Petraeus and All Members of the Armed Forces Amendment Adopted - Senate (72 - 25) Yea
Sept. 20, 2007 S Amdt 2947 Expressing Support for All Men and Women in the U.S. Armed Forces Amendment Rejected - Senate (50 - 47) Nay
Sept. 20, 2007 S Amdt 3017 Expressing the Sense of Congress Regarding Iran and the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Senate Co-sponsor
Sept. 19, 2007 S Amdt 2022 Habeas Corpus for Detainees of the United States Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (56 - 43) Nay
Sept. 19, 2007 S Amdt 2909 Time Between Troop Deployments Amendment Rejected - Senate (56 - 44) Nay
Sept. 18, 2007 S 1257 District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act of 2007 Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (57 - 42) Nay
Sept. 11, 2007 S Amdt 2797 Limiting Mexican Trucks to Commercial Zones Near the Border Between the U.S. and Mexico Amendment Adopted - Senate (75 - 23) Yea
Sept. 10, 2007 S Amdt 2792 Bridge Repair Funding Amendment Adopted - Senate (60 - 33) Nay
Sept. 7, 2007 HR 2669 Student Loan Lender Subsidy Cuts and Student Grants Conference Report Adopted - Senate (79 - 12) Yea
Sept. 6, 2007 S Amdt 2707 Prohibiting U.S. Assistance for Groups that Support Coercive Abortion Amendment Adopted - Senate (48 - 45) Yea
Aug. 3, 2007 S 1927 Foreign Intelligence Acquisition Bill Passed - Senate (60 - 28) Did Not Vote
Aug. 2, 2007 HR 976 State Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Reauthorization Bill Passed - Senate (68 - 31) Yea
Aug. 2, 2007 S 1 Lobbying and Donation Regulations Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (83 - 14) Yea
July 26, 2007 HR 1 Implementing the 9/11 Commission Recommendations Act Conference Report Adopted - Senate (85 - 8) Yea
July 26, 2007 HR 2638 Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Bill Passed - Senate (89 - 4) Yea
July 26, 2007 S Amdt 2405 REAL ID Funding Amendment Tabled - Senate (50 - 44) Nay
July 26, 2007 S Amdt 2480 Border Fence and Customs Appropriations Amendment Adopted - Senate (89 - 1) Yea
July 26, 2007 S Amdt 2480 Border Fence and Customs Appropriations Senate Co-sponsor
July 25, 2007 S Amdt 2405 REAL ID Funding Senate Sponsor
July 20, 2007 HR 2669 Student Loan Lender Subsidy Cuts and Student Grants Bill Passed - Senate (78 - 18) Yea
July 19, 2007 S Amdt 2351 Sense of the Senate on Guantanamo Bay Detainees Amendment Adopted - Senate (94 - 3) Yea
July 18, 2007 S Amdt 2087 Iraq Troop Reduction Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (52 - 47) Nay
June 28, 2007 S 1639 Second Immigration Act of 2007 Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (46 - 53) Nay
June 26, 2007 HR 800 Union Organization Bill Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (51 - 48) Nay
June 21, 2007 HR 6 Energy Act of 2007 Bill Passed - Senate (65 - 27) Yea
June 21, 2007 S Amdt 1704 Alternative Energy Subsidies Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (57 - 36) Nay
June 19, 2007 S Amdt 1519 Preventing Petroleum Export Organizations (NOPEC Act of 2007) Amendment Adopted - Senate (70 - 23) Yea
June 14, 2007 S Amdt 1538 Clean Energy Achievement Criteria Amendment Tabled - Senate (56 - 39) Nay
June 14, 2007 S Amdt 1566 Offshore Drilling in Virginia Amendment Rejected - Senate (43 - 44) Yea
June 11, 2007 S J Res 14 Attorney General No Confidence Vote Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (53 - 38) Nay
June 7, 2007 S 1348 Immigration Act of 2007 Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (34 - 61) Nay
June 6, 2007 S Amdt 1151 Declaring English the National Language Amendment Adopted - Senate (64 - 33) Yea
June 6, 2007 S Amdt 1151 Declaring English the National Language Senate Co-sponsor
June 6, 2007 S Amdt 1184 Denying Legal Status for Immigrants Convicted of Certain Crimes Amendment Rejected - Senate (46 - 51) Yea
June 6, 2007 S Amdt 1202 Point Based Immigration Expiration Date Amendment Rejected - Senate (42 - 55) Nay
June 6, 2007 S Amdt 1250 Law Enforcement Review of Z Visa Applications Amendment Adopted - Senate (57 - 39) Yea
June 6, 2007 S Amdt 1316 Five Year Expiration for Guest Worker Program Amendment Adopted - Senate (49 - 48) Nay
June 6, 2007 S Amdt 1333 Barring Immigrants with Certain Criminal Histories Amendment Adopted - Senate (66 - 32) Nay
June 6, 2007 S Amdt 1384 English as the Common Language Amendment Adopted - Senate (58 - 39) Nay
May 24, 2007 HR 2206 Emergency Departmental Supplemental Appropriations Bill of 2007 Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (80 - 14) Yea
May 23, 2007 S Amdt 1169 Guest Worker Number Reduction Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate (74 - 24) Yea
May 17, 2007 S Con Res 21 2008 Budget Resolution Conference Report Adopted - Senate (52 - 40) Nay
May 7, 2007 S Amdt 1010 FDA Drug Import Certification Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate (49 - 40) Yea
April 26, 2007 HR 1591 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Bill of 2007 with Iraq Withdrawal Timeline Conference Report Adopted - Senate (51 - 46) Nay
April 11, 2007 S 30 Stem Cell Research Hope Act of 2007 Bill Passed - Senate (70 - 28) Yea
April 11, 2007 S 5 Stem Cell Research Act of 2007 Bill Passed - Senate (63 - 34) Yea
March 29, 2007 HR 1591 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Bill of 2007 with Iraq Withdrawal Timeline Bill Passed - Senate (51 - 47) Nay
March 27, 2007 S Amdt 643 Iraq Withdrawal Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate (48 - 50) Yea
March 23, 2007 S Con Res 21 2008 Budget Resolution Joint Resolution Passed - Senate (52 - 47) Nay
March 20, 2007 S 214 United States Attorneys Act of 2007 Bill Passed - Senate (94 - 2) Yea
March 15, 2007 S J Res 9 United States Policy in Iraq Resolution of 2007 Joint Resolution Failed - Senate (48 - 50) Nay
March 13, 2007 S 4 Implementing the 9/11 Commission Recommendations Act Bill Passed - Senate (60 - 38) Nay
Dec. 7, 2006 PN 1396 Andrew von Eschenbach, Commissioner of Food and Drugs Nomination Confirmed - Senate (80 - 11) Yea
Dec. 6, 2006 PN 2191 Robert Gates, Secretary of Defense Nomination Confirmed - Senate (95 - 2) Yea
Sept. 29, 2006 HR 6061 Secure Fence Act of 2006 Bill Passed - Senate (80 - 19) Yea
Sept. 28, 2006 S 3930 Military Commissions Act of 2006 Bill Passed - Senate (65 - 34) Yea
Sept. 28, 2006 S Amdt 5087 Habeas Review Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate (48 - 51) Nay
Sept. 28, 2006 S Amdt 5095 Oversight of CIA Interrogation and Detention Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate (46 - 53) Nay
Sept. 28, 2006 S Amdt 5104 Military Commissions Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate (47 - 52) Nay
Sept. 19, 2006 HR 5684 U.S.-Oman Free Trade Agreement Implementation Bill Passed - Senate (62 - 32) Yea
Sept. 13, 2006 S Amdt 4936 National Security Amendment Motion Rejected - Senate (41 - 57) Nay
Sept. 13, 2006 S Amdt 4999 Security of Cargo Containers Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate (43 - 55) Nay
Sept. 7, 2006 S Amdt 4909 Media in the Middle East Amendment Bill Tabled - Senate (51 - 44) Yea
Sept. 6, 2006 S AMDT 4882 Cluster Munitions Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate (30 - 70) Nay
Aug. 3, 2006 HR 5970 Death/Estate Tax and Minimum Wage Bill Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (56 - 42) Yea
Aug. 2, 2006 S AMDT 4775 Triple-Layered Fencing Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate (94 - 3) Yea
Aug. 1, 2006 S 3711 Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006 Bill Passed - Senate (71 - 25) Yea
July 25, 2006 S 403 Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act Bill Passed - Senate (65 - 34) Yea
July 25, 2006 S AMDT 4689 Teen Pregnancy Education Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate (48 - 51) Nay
July 20, 2006 S 3711 Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006 Senate Co-sponsor
July 18, 2006 HR 810 Stem Cell Research Bill of 2005 Bill Passed - Senate (63 - 37) Yea
July 13, 2006 S Amdt 4615 Firearm Confiscation Prohibition Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate (84 - 16) Yea
July 13, 2006 S Amdt 4659 Double-Layered Fencing Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate (29 - 71) Nay
July 12, 2006 S AMDT 4553 Rail and Transit Security Amendment Motion Rejected - Senate (50 - 50) Nay
July 12, 2006 S AMDT 4587 Transit Security Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate (50 - 50) Nay
July 11, 2006 S AMDT 4560 USEMA Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate (87 - 11) Yea
July 11, 2006 S AMDT 4563 FEMA Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate (32 - 66) Nay
June 29, 2006 S 3569 U.S. -Oman Free Trade Agreement Bill Passed - Senate (60 - 34) Yea
June 27, 2006 S J Res 12 Flag Desecration Constitutional Amendment Resolution Failed - Senate (66 - 34) Yea
June 22, 2006 S 2766 Defense Department FY 2007 Authorization bill Bill Passed - Senate (96 - 0) Yea
June 22, 2006 S AMDT 4442 Troop Redeployment Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate (13 - 86) Nay
June 21, 2006 S AMDT 4322 Minimum Wage Adjustment Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate (52 - 46) Nay
June 21, 2006 S AMDT 4376 Increasing Minimum Wage Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate (45 - 53) Yea
June 15, 2006 HR 4939 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2006 Conference Report Adopted - Senate (98 - 1) Yea
June 7, 2006 S J Res 1 Same Sex Marriage Resolution Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (49 - 48) Yea
May 26, 2006 PN 1552 Michael Hayden, Director of the Central Intelligence Agency Nomination Confirmed - Senate (78 - 15) Yea
May 25, 2006 S 2611 Immigration Reform Bill Bill Passed - Senate (62 - 36) Nay
May 25, 2006 S AMDT 4097 Confidentiality Requirement Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate (49 - 49) Yea
May 24, 2006 S AMDT 4095 H-2C Visa Program Ammendment Amendment Rejected - Senate (48 - 49) Nay
May 23, 2006 S AMDT 4087 Orange Card Program Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate (37 - 61) Nay
May 23, 2006 S AMDT 4177 Employer Verification Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate (59 - 39) Nay
May 18, 2006 S AMDT 4064 English As National Language Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate (62 - 35) Yea
May 18, 2006 S AMDT 4072 "State Criminal Alien Assistance Program" Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate (43 - 52) Nay
May 18, 2006 S AMDT 4073 English as Unifying Language Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate (58 - 39) Nay
May 17, 2006 S AMDT 3965 Employment-based Immigrant Visa Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate (50 - 48) Yea
May 17, 2006 S AMDT 4064 English As National Language Amendment Senate Co-sponsor
May 11, 2006 HR 4297 Tax Relief Extension Reconciliation Act of 2005 Conference Report Adopted - Senate (54 - 44) Yea
May 4, 2006 HR 4939 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2006 Bill Passed - Senate (77 - 21) Nay
May 3, 2006 S AMDT 3688 Influenza Vaccine Injury Compensation Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate (53 - 46) Nay
May 2, 2006 S AMDT 3617 Sugarcane Growers Funding Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate (40 - 59) Yea
March 16, 2006 H J Res 47 Debt Limit Increase Resolution Joint Resolution Passed - Senate (52 - 48) Yea
March 16, 2006 S AMDT 3071 Education Funding Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate (49 - 51) Nay
March 16, 2006 S AMDT 3074 LIHEAP Funding Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate (51 - 49) Nay
March 16, 2006 S AMDT 3103 Natural Resources and Environment Funding Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate (48 - 49) Nay
March 16, 2006 S AMDT 3128 ANWR Revenues Amendment Bill Passed - Senate (51 - 49) Yea
March 16, 2006 S AMDT 3166 National Defense Funding Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate (50 - 50) Yea
March 16, 2006 S Con Res 83 2007 Budget Resolution Joint Resolution Passed - Senate (51 - 49) Yea
March 14, 2006 S AMDT 3013 Reinstate Pay-As-You-Go through 2011 Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate (50 - 50) Nay
March 2, 2006 HR 3199 PATRIOT Act Reauthorization Conference Report Adopted - Senate (89 - 10) Yea
Feb. 2, 2006 HR 4297 Tax Relief Extension Reconciliation Act of 2005 Bill Passed - Senate (66 - 31) Yea
Feb. 2, 2006 S AMDT 2730 Medicare Part D Amendment Motion Rejected - Senate (52 - 45) Nay
Feb. 2, 2006 S AMDT 2735 Tax Rate Extension Amendment Motion Rejected - Senate (44 - 53) Nay
Feb. 2, 2006 S AMDT 2737 Military Funding and Tax Cuts Amendment Motion Rejected - Senate (44 - 53) Nay
Jan. 31, 2006 PN 1059 Samuel Alito, Associate Justice Nomination Confirmed - Senate (58 - 42) Yea
Dec. 21, 2005 HR 2863 Defense Department FY2006 Appropriations Bill Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (56 - 44) Yea
Dec. 21, 2005 HR 2863 Defense Department FY2006 Appropriations Bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate (93 - 0) Yea
Dec. 21, 2005 S 1932 Budget Reconciliation Bill Concurrence Vote Passed - Senate (51 - 50) Yea
Dec. 21, 2005 S Con Res 74 Removal of ANWR Provision from HR 2863 Joint Resolution Passed - Senate (48 - 45) Nay
Dec. 16, 2005 HR 3199 PATRIOT Act Reauthorization Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (52 - 47) Yea
Nov. 18, 2005 S 2020 Tax Reconciliation Bill Bill Passed - Senate (64 - 33) Yea
Nov. 17, 2005 S AMDT 2601 Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit Amendment Motion Rejected - Senate (51 - 47) Nay
Nov. 17, 2005 S AMDT 2602 Hurricane Victims Tax Benefit Amendment Motion Rejected - Senate (44 - 55) Nay
Nov. 17, 2005 S AMDT 2610 Tax Rate Amendment Motion Rejected - Senate (40 - 59) Nay
Nov. 17, 2005 S AMDT 2612 Price-Gouging During Emergencies Amendment Motion Rejected - Senate (57 - 42) Nay
Nov. 17, 2005 S AMDT 2616 Earned Income Tax Credit Amendment Motion Rejected - Senate (55 - 43) Nay
Nov. 17, 2005 S AMDT 2626 Temporary Tax on Crude Oil Amendment Motion Rejected - Senate (50 - 48) Nay
Nov. 17, 2005 S AMDT 2634 Additional Funding For Veterans Amendment Motion Rejected - Senate (43 - 55) Nay
Nov. 17, 2005 S AMDT 2650 Pay As You Go Amendment Motion Rejected - Senate (50 - 48) Nay
Nov. 16, 2005 HR 2862 Commerce, Justice and Science Appropriations Bill, FY 2006 Conference Report Adopted - Senate (94 - 5) Yea
Nov. 15, 2005 S 1042 Defense Department FY2006 Authorization Bill Bill Passed - Senate (98 - 0) Did Not Vote
Nov. 15, 2005 S AMDT 2518 Iraq Progress Reports Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate (79 - 19) Did Not Vote
Nov. 15, 2005 S AMDT 2519 Reporting Matters in Iraq Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate (40 - 58) Did Not Vote
Nov. 15, 2005 S AMDT 2523 Judicial Review of Detainees Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate (44 - 54) Did Not Vote
Nov. 15, 2005 S AMDT 2524 Guantanamo Bay Detainees Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate (84 - 14) Did Not Vote
Nov. 10, 2005 HR 3057 Foreign Operations FY 2006 Appropriations Bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate (91 - 0) Did Not Vote
Nov. 10, 2005 S AMDT 2476 Investigating Contracts in Iraq Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate (44 - 53) Did Not Vote
Nov. 10, 2005 S Amdt 2516 Detainees at Guantanamo Bay Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate (49 - 42) Did Not Vote
Nov. 8, 2005 S AMDT 2430 National Commission on Detainees Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate (43 - 55) Nay
Nov. 3, 2005 HR 2744 Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA Appropriations Act Conference Report Adopted - Senate (81 - 18) Yea
Nov. 3, 2005 S 1932 Budget Reconciliation Bill Bill Passed - Senate (52 - 47) Yea
Nov. 3, 2005 S AMDT 2348 Medicaid Generic Drug Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate (49 - 50) Nay
Nov. 3, 2005 S AMDT 2351 Pay As You Go Amendment Motion Rejected - Senate (50 - 49) Nay
Nov. 3, 2005 S AMDT 2356 Hurricane Health Care for Survivors Amendment Motion Rejected - Senate (48 - 51) Nay
Nov. 3, 2005 S AMDT 2357 Medicare Premiums Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate (49 - 50) Nay
Nov. 3, 2005 S AMDT 2358 ANWR Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate (48 - 51) Nay
Nov. 3, 2005 S AMDT 2365 Medical Assistance and Prescription Drug Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate (54 - 45) Nay
Nov. 3, 2005 S AMDT 2371 Medicare Prescription Drug Amendment Motion Rejected - Senate (51 - 48) Nay
Nov. 3, 2005 S AMDT 2381 Prescription Drug Plan Amendment Motion Rejected - Senate (43 - 56) Nay
Nov. 3, 2005 S AMDT 2400 Alaska Judicial Review of Oil Revenue Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate (48 - 51) Nay
Nov. 3, 2005 S AMDT 2409 Targeted Case Management Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate (46 - 52) Nay
Oct. 27, 2005 HR 3010 Labor, HHS and Education FY 2006 Appropriations Bill Bill Passed - Senate (94 - 3) Yea
Oct. 27, 2005 S AMDT 2259 AIDS Drug Assistance Program Amendment Motion Rejected - Senate (46 - 50) Nay
Oct. 27, 2005 S AMDT 2287 After School Funding Amendment Motion Rejected - Senate (41 - 56) Nay
Oct. 26, 2005 S AMDT 2194 Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Amendment Motion Rejected - Senate (54 - 43) Nay
Oct. 26, 2005 S AMDT 2253 Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Funding Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate (46 - 53) Yea
Oct. 26, 2005 S AMDT 2275 Elementary and Secondary Education Act Amendment Motion Rejected - Senate (44 - 51) Nay
Oct. 26, 2005 S AMDT 2292 Individuals with Disabilities Education Amendment Motion Rejected - Senate (46 - 53) Nay
Oct. 25, 2005 S AMDT 2213 Federal Pell Grant Increase Amendment Motion Rejected - Senate (48 - 51) Nay
Oct. 20, 2005 HR 3058 Transportation, Treasury, HUD and Judiciary Appropriation Bill Passed - Senate (93 - 1) Yea
Oct. 18, 2005 S AMDT 2062 Congressional Pay Raise Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate (92 - 6) Yea
Oct. 7, 2005 HR 2863 Defense Department FY2006 Appropriations Bill Bill Passed - Senate (97 - 0) Yea
Oct. 5, 2005 S AMDT 1937 Health Care for Veterans Amendment Motion Rejected - Senate (48 - 51) Nay
Oct. 5, 2005 S Amdt 2033 Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Amendment Motion Rejected - Senate (50 - 49) Nay
Sept. 29, 2005 PN 801 Judge John G. Roberts, Jr., Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court Senate (78 - 22) Yea
Sept. 22, 2005 HR 2744 Agriculture, Rural Development and FDA Appropriations Act Bill Passed - Senate (97 - 2) Yea
Sept. 15, 2005 S Amdt 1678 Hurricane Katrina Relief Amendment Motion Rejected - Senate (43 - 52) Nay
Sept. 14, 2005 S Amdt 1660 Congressional Commission on Hurricane Katrina Motion Rejected - Senate (44 - 54) Nay
Sept. 14, 2005 S Amdt 1670 Special Committee on Contracts in Afghanistan and Iraq Motion Rejected - Senate (44 - 53) Nay
Sept. 13, 2005 S J Res 20 EPA's Clean Air Mercury Rule Bill Failed - Senate (47 - 51) Yea
July 29, 2005 HR 2361 Interior Department FY 2006 Appropriations Bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate (99 - 1) Yea
July 29, 2005 HR 2985 Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2006 Conference Report Adopted - Senate (96 - 4) Yea
July 29, 2005 HR 3 Transportation Authorization Bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate (91 - 4) Yea
July 29, 2005 HR 6 Energy Policy Act of 2005 Conference Report Adopted - Senate (74 - 26) Yea
July 29, 2005 S 397 Firearms Manufacturers Protection Bill Bill Passed - Senate (65 - 31) Yea
July 28, 2005 HR 3045 CAFTA Implementation Bill Bill Passed - Senate (55 - 45) Yea
July 28, 2005 S AMDT 1626 Child Safety Lock Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate (70 - 30) Nay
July 26, 2005 S 1042 Defense Department FY2006 Authorization Bill Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (50 - 48) Yea
July 26, 2005 S AMDT 1351 Corporate Financing of Terrorism Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate (47 - 51) Nay
July 20, 2005 HR 3057 Foreign Operations FY 2006 Appropriations Bill Bill Passed - Senate (98 - 1) Yea
July 19, 2005 S AMDT 1241 US Agency for International Development Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate (59 - 40) Yea
July 14, 2005 HR 2360 Homeland Security Department FY 2006 Appropriations Act Bill Passed - Senate (96 - 1) Yea
July 14, 2005 S AMDT 1171 Detention Beds Increase Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate (42 - 56) Nay
July 14, 2005 S Amdt 1189 Air Cargo Security Programs Implementation Amendment Motion Rejected - Senate (45 - 53) Nay
July 14, 2005 S AMDT 1222 Disclosure of Classified Information Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate (44 - 53) Nay
July 1, 2005 HR 2419 Energy and Water Appropriations Bill FY 2006 Bill Passed - Senate (92 - 3) Yea
June 30, 2005 S 1307 CAFTA Implementation Bill Bill Passed - Senate (54 - 45) Yea
June 29, 2005 HR 2361 Interior Department FY 2006 Appropriations Bill Bill Passed - Senate (94 - 0) Yea
June 28, 2005 HR 6 Energy Policy Act of 2005 Bill Passed - Senate (85 - 12) Yea
June 20, 2005 PN 326 John Bolton, Ambassador to the United Nations Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (54 - 38) Yea
June 16, 2005 S AMDT 784 Reduction in Dependence on Foreign Oil Amendment Rejected - Senate (47 - 53) Nay
June 16, 2005 S AMDT 791 Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate (52 - 48) Nay
June 14, 2005 PN 202 Thomas B. Griffith, Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Nomination Confirmed - Senate (73 - 24) Yea
June 14, 2005 S Amdt 781 Environmental Effects Caused by Ethanol Amendment Amendment Tabled - Senate (59 - 38) Yea
June 9, 2005 PN 200 William H. Pryor, Jr., Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Nomination Confirmed - Senate (53 - 45) Yea
June 8, 2005 PN 201 Janice R Brown, Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Nomination Confirmed - Senate (56 - 43) Yea
May 26, 2005 PN 326 John Bolton, Ambassador to the United Nations Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (56 - 42) Yea
May 25, 2005 PN 194 Priscilla R. Owen, Fifth Circuit Judge Nomination Confirmed - Senate (55 - 43) Yea
May 24, 2005 PN 194 Priscilla R. Owen, Fifth Circuit Judge Cloture Invoked - Senate (81 - 18) Yea
May 17, 2005 HR 3 Transportation Authorization Bill Bill Passed - Senate (89 - 11) Yea
May 10, 2005 HR 1268 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2005 Conference Report Adopted - Senate (100 - 0) Yea
April 28, 2005 H Con Res 95 Budget FY2006 Appropriations Resolution Conference Report Adopted - Senate (52 - 47) Yea
April 21, 2005 HR 1268 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2005 Bill Passed - Senate (99 - 0) Yea
April 18, 2005 S AMDT 464 Future Military Funding for Iraq Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate (61 - 31) Nay
April 14, 2005 S J Res 12 Flag Desecration Constitutional Amendment Senate Co-sponsor
March 17, 2005 S AMDT 172 Perkins Vocational Education Program Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate (44 - 56) Nay
March 17, 2005 S AMDT 177 Education Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate (51 - 49) Nay
March 17, 2005 S Amdt 210 Tax Subsidy for Domestic Companies Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate (40 - 59) Nay
March 17, 2005 S AMDT 211 Native American Funding Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate (45 - 55) Nay
March 17, 2005 S Amdt 214 Prescription Drugs Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate (49 - 50) Nay
March 17, 2005 S AMDT 220 Homeland Security Grant Program Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate (63 - 37) Nay
March 17, 2005 S AMDT 229 Medicaid Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate (49 - 51) Yea
March 17, 2005 S Amdt 244 Unintended Pregnancy Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate (47 - 53) Nay
March 17, 2005 S Con Res 18 Budget FY2006 Appropriations Resolution Joint Resolution Passed - Senate (51 - 49) Yea
March 16, 2005 S AMDT 168 Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Drilling Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate (49 - 51) Nay
March 10, 2005 S 256 Bankruptcy Reform Bill Bill Passed - Senate (74 - 25) Yea
March 8, 2005 S AMDT 47 Violent Protestor Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate (46 - 53) Nay
March 7, 2005 S AMDT 128 Minimum Wage Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate (38 - 61) Nay
March 7, 2005 S AMDT 44 Minimum Wage Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate (46 - 49) Nay
Feb. 16, 2005 S 397 Firearms Manufacturers Protection Bill Senate Co-sponsor
Feb. 16, 2005 S 403 Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act Senate Co-sponsor
Feb. 10, 2005 S 5 Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 Bill Passed - Senate (72 - 26) Yea
Feb. 3, 2005 PN 12 Alberto R. Gonzales, Attorney General Nomination Confirmed - Senate (60 - 36) Yea
Jan. 26, 2005 PN 8 Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State Nomination Confirmed - Senate (85 - 13) Yea
Jan. 25, 2005 S 5 Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 Senate Co-sponsor
Jan. 24, 2005 S J Res 1 Same Sex Marriage Resolution Senate Co-sponsor
Oct. 11, 2004 HR 4520 JOBS (Jumpstart Our Business Strength) Conference Report Adopted - Senate (69 - 17) Yea
Oct. 6, 2004 S 2845 National Intelligence Reform Act of 2004 Bill Passed - Senate (96 - 2) Yea
Sept. 23, 2004 HR 1308 Child Tax Credit Bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate (92 - 3) Yea
Sept. 21, 2004 HR 4755 Legislative Branch FY2005 Appropriations Bill Bill Passed - Senate (94 - 2) Yea
July 22, 2004 HR 4613 Defense Department FY2005 Appropriations Bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate (96 - 0) Yea
July 14, 2004 S J Res 40 Federal Marriage Amendment Cloture Not Invoked - Senate (48 - 50) Yea
June 23, 2004 S 2400 Military Construction FY2005 Authorization Bill Bill Passed - Senate (97 - 0) Yea
May 21, 2004 S Res 356 Resolution Condemning Abuse of Iraqi Prisoners Resolution Passed - Senate (92 - 0) Yea
May 13, 2004 HR 1350 Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act Bill Passed - Senate (95 - 3) Yea
May 11, 2004 S 1637 Jumpstart Our Business Strength (JOBS) Act Bill Passed - Senate (92 - 5) Yea
May 11, 2004 S Amdt 3114 Unemployment Benefits Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate (59 - 40) Nay
May 10, 2004 S Res 356 Resolution Condemning Abuse of Iraqi Prisoners House Co-sponsor
April 29, 2004 S 150 Internet Access Tax Bill Bill Passed - Senate (93 - 3) Yea
April 22, 2004 S 2329 Victims' Rights Bill Bill Passed - Senate (96 - 1) Yea
April 8, 2004 HR 3108 Pension Funding Equity Act of 2004 Conference Report Adopted - Senate (78 - 19) Yea
March 25, 2004 HR 1997 Unborn Victims of Violence Act 2004 Bill Passed - Senate (61 - 38) Yea
March 12, 2004 S Con Res 95 Budget Appropriations- FY 2005 Resolution Resolution Passed - Senate (51 - 45) Yea
March 2, 2004 S 1805 Firearms Manufacturers Protection Bill Bill Failed - Senate (8 - 90) Nay
Feb. 12, 2004 S 1072 Highway Trust Fund Bill Bill Passed - Senate (76 - 21) Nay
Jan. 22, 2004 HR 2673 Consolidated Appropriations Act Conference Report Adopted - Senate (65 - 28) Yea
Nov. 25, 2003 HR 1 Medicare Prescription Drug bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate (54 - 44) Yea
Nov. 12, 2003 HR 1588 Defense Department FY2004 Authorization bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate (95 - 3) Yea
Oct. 28, 2003 PN 884 Michael Leavitt, Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency Senate (88 - 8) Yea
Oct. 23, 2003 S Amdt 1904 Congressional Pay Raise Amendment Amendment Tabled - Senate (60 - 34) Yea
Oct. 21, 2003 S 3 Prohibit Partial-Birth/Late Term Abortion bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate (64 - 34) Yea
Oct. 17, 2003 S 1689 Emergency Appropriations for Iraq and Afghanistan Bill Passed - Senate (87 - 12) Did Not Vote
Sept. 16, 2003 S J Res 17 FCC Media Ownership bill Bill Passed - Senate (55 - 40) Yea
July 31, 2003 HR 2738 U.S.-Chile Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act Bill Passed - Senate (65 - 32) Yea
July 31, 2003 HR 2739 U.S.-Singapore Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act Bill Passed - Senate (66 - 32) Yea
July 31, 2003 HR 6 Energy Omnibus bill Bill Passed - Senate (84 - 14) Yea
July 11, 2003 HR 2657 Emergency Supplemental Appropriation, FY 2003 bill Bill Passed - Senate (85 - 7) Yea
June 27, 2003 S 1 Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit bill Bill Passed - Senate (76 - 21) Yea
June 10, 2003 S Amdt 865 Hydrogen Fuel Cell Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate (67 - 32) Nay
June 10, 2003 S Amdt 871 Reduction of Foreign Oil Dependence Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate (99 - 1) Yea
June 10, 2003 S Amdt 871 Reduction of Foreign Oil Dependence Amendment Senate Co-sponsor
May 23, 2003 HR 2 Jobs and Economic Growth bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate (51 - 50) Yea
May 22, 2003 S 1050 Fiscal 2004 Defense Authorization-Passage Bill Passed - Senate (98 - 1) Yea
April 11, 2003 H Con Res 95 Congressional Budget for fiscal year 2004 Conference Report Adopted - Senate (51 - 50) Yea
March 26, 2003 S Con Res 23 Budget Resolution FY2004 Resolution Passed - Senate (56 - 44) Yea
March 19, 2003 S Amdt 272 ANWR Oil Drilling Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate (52 - 48) Nay
Feb. 14, 2003 S 3 Prohibit Partial-Birth/Late Term Abortion bill Senate Co-sponsor
Feb. 13, 2003 H J Res 2 Consolidated Appropriations Resolution, 2003 Conference Report Adopted - Senate (76 - 20) Yea

Profession: Attorney

Education:
JD, New York University Law School, 1965 BA, Latin American History, Vanderbilt University, 1962

Political Experience:
Senator, United States Senate, 2002-present Candidate for United States President, 1996, 2000 Secretary, Department of Education, 1991-1993 Governor of Tennessee, 1979-1987 Candidate for Governor of Tennessee, 1974

Professional Experience:
Lawyer, Law Firm of Baker, Worthington, Crossley, Stansberry and Woolf, 1998 Lawyer, Law Firm of Baker, Donelson, Bearman and Caldwell, 1993-1995 Chair, Republican Exchange Satellite Network, 1993-1995 President, University of Tennessee, 1988-1991 Chair, Leadership Institute at Belmont University, 1987-1988 Co-Founder, Corporate Child Care Services, 1987 Special Counsel to Senate Minority Leader Howard Baker, 1977 Commentator, WSM Television in Nashville, 1975-1977 Founding Partner, Law Firm of Dearborn and Ewing, 1970-1976 Lawyer, Law Firm of Dearborn and Ewing, 1970-1976 Director, Tennessee Governor Winfield Dunn's Election Campaign, 1970 Executive Assistant to Bryce Harlow, White House Congressional Liaison for President Richard Nixon, 1969-1970 Legislative Assistant, Tennessee Republican Senator Howard Baker, 1967-1968 Director, Howard Baker's Campaign for United States Senate, 1966 Law Clerk, United States Circuit Court Judge John Minor Wisdom, 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, New Orleans, 1965-1966 Author Goodman Professor, Harvard University Kennedy School of Government Lawyer, Law Firm of Fowler, Roundree and Robertson Founder, Tennessee's Governor's Schools

Non Legislative Committees:
Chair, Senate Republican Conference, 2008-2012 Chair, Tennessee Valley Authority Caucus, 2003-2004 Former Chair, President Reagan's Commission on Americans Outdoors

Current Legislative Committees:
Appropriations, Member Energy and Natural Resources, Member Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, Ranking Member Rules and Administration, Member Subcommittee on Children and Families, Member Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies, Member Subcommittee on Defense, Member Subcommittee on Employment and Workplace Safety, Member Subcommittee on Energy, Member Subcommittee on Energy And Water Development, Ranking Member Subcommittee on Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies, Member Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies, Member Subcommittee on National Parks, Member Subcommittee on Primary Health and Aging, Member Subcommittee on Public Lands and Forests, and Mining, Member Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies, Member

Organization:
President/Co-Director, Empower America, 1994-1995 Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute, 1994-1995 President, Common Arms Outdoors, 1985-1987 Chair, National Governors' Association, 1985-1986 Member, Phi Beta Kappa Member, Tennessee Bar Association Elder, Westminster Presbyterian Church

Awards and Publications:
06/26/08, Esteemed Friend of Nurse Practitioners and Their Partners from the AANP 06/26/08, Champion of Science Award from the Science Coalition 05/07/08, United States Chamber of Commerce Spirit of Enterprise Award 04/30/08, American Chemical Society Public Service Award for 2008 04/23/08, National Association of Community Health Centers 2008 Distinguished Community Health Superhero 04/22/08, The United States Chamber of Commerce Spirit of Enterprise Award 03/13/08, Congressional Leadership Award from the SIA 02/19/08, 2008 TICUA Gold Medallion Award for Excellence in Education Policy 02/06/08, 2007 Champion for Charters Award 10/18/07, 2007 March of Dimes Public Affairs Leadership Award

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