Dan Coats

United States Senator from Indiana

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Name: Dan Coats

Office Title: United States Senator from Indiana

First Elected: 11/02/2010

Last Elected:

Office Address:

Gender: Male

Family: Wife: Marsha; 3 Children

Date of Birth: 05/16/1943

Place of Birth: Jackson, MI

Home City: Fort Wayne, IN

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)
Nay
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)
Did Not Vote
June 6, 2013 S 953 Student Loan Affordability Act Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
(51 - 46)
Did Not Vote
May 23, 2013 S Amdt 923 Prohibits the Payment of the Premium for an Insurance Policy For Tobacco Amendment Rejected - Senate
(44 - 52)
Yea
May 23, 2013 S Amdt 953 Limits Subsidy Payments for Individuals with Incomes More Than $750,000 Amendment Adopted - Senate
(59 - 33)
Yea
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)
Nay
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
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 Nomination Confirmed - Senate
(58 - 41)
Nay
Feb. 26, 2013 PN 34 Nomination of Charles Timothy Hagel to be Secretary of Defense Cloture Invoked - Senate
(71 - 27)
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)
Nay
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)
Nay
Nov. 29, 2012 S Amdt 3018 Prohibits the Indefinite Detention of Citizens and Lawful Permanent Residents Amendment Adopted - Senate
(67 - 29)
Nay
Nov. 29, 2012 S Amdt 3058 Expands TRICARE Coverage of Autism Amendment Adopted - Senate
(66 - 29)
Yea
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)
Nay
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)
Nay
Aug. 2, 2012 S 3414 Cybersecurity Act of 2012 Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
(52 - 46)
Yea
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)
Nay
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 Co-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)
Nay
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. 28, 2012 S Amdt 1520 Authorizes Moral and Religious Objections to Certain Health Care Items and Services Senate Co-sponsor
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)
Yea
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)
Nay
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)
Nay
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)
Yea
Nov. 10, 2011 S J Res 6 Disapproval of FCC Regulation of Internet and Broadband Industry Motion Rejected - Senate
(46 - 52)
Yea
Nov. 9, 2011 S Amdt 928 American Jobs and Economic Growth Senate Co-sponsor
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)
Yea
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)
Yea
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)
Nay
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)
Nay
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
June 7, 2011 S Amdt 390 Amending Small Business Regulations Senate Co-sponsor
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)
Yea
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 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
Oct. 21, 1998 HR 4328 Appropriations bill FY99, Omnibus Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(65 - 29)
Nay
Oct. 8, 1998 HR 4194 FY 1999 VA-HUD Appropriations Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(96 - 1)
Yea
Oct. 8, 1998 S 442 Internet Tax Freedom bill Bill Passed - Senate
(96 - 2)
Yea
Oct. 6, 1998 HR 4101 Agriculture FY99 Appropriations bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(55 - 43)
Yea
Oct. 1, 1998 HR 3616 Defense Department FY99 Authorization bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(96 - 2)
Yea
Sept. 29, 1998 HR 4103 Defense Department FY99 Appropriations bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(94 - 2)
Yea
Sept. 29, 1998 HR 6 Higher Education Programs Authorization Extension bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(96 - 0)
Yea
Sept. 18, 1998 HR 1122 Partial-Birth/Late-Term Abortion bill Veto Override Failed - Senate
(64 - 36)
Yea
Sept. 9, 1998 S 1873 American Missile Protection bill Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
(59 - 41)
Yea
Sept. 3, 1998 HR 4104 Appropriations bill FY99, Treasury, Postal Service Bill Passed - Senate
(91 - 5)
Yea
Sept. 1, 1998 S Amdt 3506 Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
(49 - 44)
Nay
July 30, 1998 S Amdt 3379 Federal Election Commission Term Length Amendment Not Tabled - Senate
(45 - 54)
Nay
July 29, 1998 S Amdt 3359 Married Tax Filing Amendment Amendment Not Tabled - Senate
(48 - 51)
Nay
July 23, 1998 S Amdt 3258 Temporary Farm Workers Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
(68 - 31)
Yea
July 23, 1998 S Amdt 3266 Internet Gambling Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
(90 - 10)
Yea
July 22, 1998 S Amdt 3263 Phone Recording Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
(50 - 50)
Yea
July 22, 1998 S Amdt 3266 Internet Gambling Amendment Senate Co-sponsor
July 21, 1998 HR 4112 Legislative Branch FY99 Appropriations bill Bill Passed - Senate
(90 - 9)
Yea
July 21, 1998 S Amdt 3230 Gun Lock Requirement Amendment Amendment Tabled - Senate
(61 - 39)
Yea
July 9, 1998 HR 6 Higher Education Programs Authorization Extension bill Bill Passed - Senate
(96 - 1)
Yea
July 7, 1998 S Amdt 3062 Space Station Termination Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
(33 - 66)
Yea
June 25, 1998 S Amdt 2794 Overseas Military Hospital Abortions Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
(44 - 49)
Nay
June 25, 1998 S Amdt 2981 Military Closure Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
(48 - 45)
Nay
June 25, 1998 S Amdt 3011 Separate Housing Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
(39 - 53)
Yea
June 24, 1998 HR 2646 Education Savings Accounts bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(59 - 36)
Yea
June 24, 1998 S Amdt 2912 Bosnia and Herzegovina Withdrawal Amendment Amendment Tabled - Senate
(65 - 31)
Yea
June 9, 1998 S Amdt 2451 Illegal Drug Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
(52 - 46)
Yea
June 4, 1998 S Amdt 2438 Underage Tobacco Usage amendment Amendment Not Tabled - Senate
(29 - 66)
Yea
May 22, 1998 HR 2400 Transportation Reauthorization bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(88 - 5)
Yea
May 22, 1998 HR 2709 Iran Missile Sanctions bill Bill Passed - Senate
(90 - 4)
Yea
May 18, 1998 S 1723 Non-Immigrant Specialty Workers bill Bill Passed - Senate
(78 - 20)
Yea
May 18, 1998 S Amdt 2417 U.S. Citizen Recruitment Amendment Amendment Tabled - Senate
(59 - 39)
Yea
May 13, 1998 S 1260 Securities Litigation Bill Passed - Senate
(79 - 21)
Yea
May 12, 1998 S 1150 Agricultural Research bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(92 - 8)
Yea
May 5, 1998 HR 1385 Training Programs bill Bill Passed - Senate
(91 - 7)
Yea
April 30, 1998 HR 3579 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(88 - 11)
Yea
April 28, 1998 HR 1757 State Department FY98-99 Authorization bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(51 - 49)
Yea
April 23, 1998 HR 2646 Education Savings Accounts bill Bill Passed - Senate
(56 - 43)
Yea
April 2, 1998 S Con Res 86 Budget Resolution FY99 Resolution Passed - Senate
(57 - 41)
Yea
April 1, 1998 S Amdt 2169 Medicare Choices Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
(51 - 47)
Yea
April 1, 1998 S Amdt 2175 School Modernization Amendment Amendment Tabled - Senate
(54 - 46)
Yea
April 1, 1998 S Amdt 2209 Personal Retirement Accounts Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
(51 - 49)
Nay
March 31, 1998 S Amdt 2165 Deficit Neutral Reserve Fund Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
(46 - 52)
Nay
March 31, 1998 S AMDT 2168 Tobacco Immunity Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
(79 - 19)
Nay
March 27, 1998 S 1873 American Missile Protection bill Senate Co-sponsor
March 13, 1998 S Con Res 78 Saddam Hussein War Crime Prosecution bill Resolution Passed - Senate
(93 - 0)
Yea
March 12, 1998 S Amdt 1676 Intermodal Transportation Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
(96 - 4)
Yea
March 6, 1998 S Amdt 1708 Disadvantaged Business Enterprises Amendment Amendment Tabled - Senate
(58 - 37)
Did Not Vote
March 4, 1998 S Amdt 1682 Blood Alcohol Content Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
(62 - 32)
Yea
Feb. 26, 1998 S Amdt 1646 Campaign Finance Reform Amendment Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
(51 - 48)
Nay
Feb. 25, 1998 HR 2631 Line Item Veto Cancellation bill Veto Override Passed - Senate
(78 - 20)
Nay
Feb. 11, 1998 S 1601 Human Cloning Research bill Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
(42 - 54)
Yea
Feb. 10, 1998 PN 623 David Satcher, Surgeon General of the Public Health Service Nomination Confirmed - Senate
(63 - 35)
Nay
Feb. 3, 1998 S 1601 Human Cloning Research bill Senate Co-sponsor
Nov. 9, 1997 S 1502 Washington, D.C. School Vouchers bill Senate Sponsor
Nov. 8, 1997 HR 2264 Appropriations bill FY98, Labor, HHS, Education Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(91 - 4)
Yea
Nov. 6, 1997 HR 1119 Defense Department FY98-99 Authorization bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(90 - 10)
Yea
Oct. 28, 1997 HR 2107 Interior Department FY98 Appropriations bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(84 - 14)
Yea
Oct. 1, 1997 HR 2378 Appropriations bill FY98, Treasury, Postal Service Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(55 - 45)
Yea
Sept. 25, 1997 HR 2266 Defense Department FY98 Appropriations bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(93 - 5)
Yea
Sept. 24, 1997 S 830 Prescription Drug bill Bill Passed - Senate
(98 - 2)
Yea
Sept. 11, 1997 S Amdt 1122 Education Funding Amendment Amendment Not Tabled - Senate
(49 - 51)
Nay
Sept. 8, 1997 S Amdt 1122 Education Funding Amendment Senate Co-sponsor
Sept. 4, 1997 S Amdt 1077 Fetal Tissue Research Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
(38 - 60)
Yea
Sept. 3, 1997 S Amdt 1077 Fetal Tissue Research Amendment Senate Sponsor
July 31, 1997 HR 2014 Budget Reconciliation Bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(92 - 8)
Yea
July 31, 1997 HR 2015 Budget Reconciliation bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(85 - 15)
Nay
July 22, 1997 S Amdt 936 Abortion Funding Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
(54 - 45)
Yea
July 17, 1997 S Amdt 890 Most Favored Nation Repeal Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
(22 - 77)
Yea
July 10, 1997 S Amdt 593 Abortions at Overseas Military Facilities Amendment Rejected - Senate
(48 - 51)
Nay
July 9, 1997 S Amdt 771 Base Closure Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
(66 - 33)
Nay
June 26, 1997 S Amdt 527 Family Tax Relief Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
(38 - 61)
Nay
June 25, 1997 S 947 Budget Reconciliation bill Bill Passed - Senate
(73 - 27)
Yea
June 25, 1997 S Amdt 468 Private Contracts Amendment Motion Agreed - Senate
(64 - 35)
Yea
June 19, 1997 S Amdt 416 Intelligence Appropriations Declassification amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
(43 - 56)
Nay
June 12, 1997 HR 1871 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations bill Bill Passed - Senate
(78 - 21)
Nay
June 5, 1997 H Con Res 84 Budget Resolution FY1999-2000 Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(76 - 22)
Nay
June 5, 1997 HR 1469 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(67 - 31)
Yea
June 5, 1997 S 830 Prescription Drug bill Senate Co-sponsor
May 23, 1997 H Con Res 84 Budget Resolution FY1999-2000 Resolution Passed - Senate
(78 - 22)
Nay
May 23, 1997 S Amdt 357 Violent Crime Victims Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
(51 - 49)
Yea
May 22, 1997 S Amdt 301 Budget Deficit Amendment Amendment Tabled - Senate
(52 - 47)
Did Not Vote
May 20, 1997 HR 1122 Partial-Birth/Late-Term Abortion bill Bill Passed - Senate
(64 - 36)
Yea
April 30, 1997 PN 82 Alexis M. Herman, Secretary of Labor Nomination Confirmed - Senate
(85 - 13)
Yea
April 24, 1997 S Res 75 Chemical Weapons Convention bill Resolution Passed - Senate
(74 - 26)
Yea
April 17, 1997 S 495 Chemical and Biological Weapons Threat Reduction Act Bill Passed - Senate
(53 - 44)
Yea
April 16, 1997 HR 1003 Assisted Suicide Bill Bill Passed - Senate
(99 - 0)
Yea
April 15, 1997 S 104 Nuclear Waste Disposal bill Bill Passed - Senate
(65 - 34)
Nay
April 15, 1997 S Amdt 31 Yucca Mountain Alternate Sites amendment Amendment Tabled - Senate
(59 - 39)
Did Not Vote
March 20, 1997 S Amdt 25 U.S.- Mexico Drug Trafficking Prevention Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
(94 - 5)
Yea
March 4, 1997 S J Res 1 Balanced Budget amendment Joint Resolution Failed - Senate
(66 - 34)
Yea
Jan. 21, 1997 S J Res 1 Balanced Budget amendment Senate Co-sponsor
Oct. 3, 1996 HR 3539 Federal Aviation Authorization Act of 1996 Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(92 - 2)
Did Not Vote
Sept. 26, 1996 HR 1833 Partial-Birth/Late-Term Abortion Ban Veto Override Failed - Senate
(58 - 40)
Yea
Sept. 17, 1996 HR 3816 Appropriations bill FY97, Energy and Water Development Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(92 - 8)
Yea
Sept. 17, 1996 S Amdt 5353 Federal Land Grazing Fee Amendment Amendment Not Tabled - Senate
(50 - 50)
Nay
Sept. 10, 1996 HR 3230 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1997 Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(73 - 26)
Yea
Sept. 10, 1996 HR 3396 Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) Bill Passed - Senate
(85 - 14)
Yea
Sept. 10, 1996 S 2056 Employment Nondiscrimination Act of 1996 Bill Failed - Senate
(49 - 50)
Nay
Aug. 2, 1996 HR 3103 Health Insurance Portability bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(98 - 0)
Yea
Aug. 2, 1996 HR 3448 Minimum Wage Increase bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(76 - 22)
Nay
Aug. 2, 1996 S 1316 Safe Drinking Water Act Amendments of 1995 Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(98 - 0)
Yea
Aug. 1, 1996 HR 3734 Welfare Reform Act of 1996 Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(78 - 21)
Yea
July 31, 1996 S 1936 Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1996 Bill Passed - Senate
(63 - 37)
Nay
July 23, 1996 HR 3734 Welfare Reform Act of 1996 Bill Passed - Senate
(74 - 24)
Yea
July 10, 1996 HR 743 Teamwork for Employees and Managers Act of 1995 Bill Passed - Senate
(53 - 46)
Yea
July 10, 1996 S Amdt 4438 Teamwork for Employees and Managers Act of 1995 Amendment Adopted - Senate
(61 - 38)
Yea
July 9, 1996 HR 3448 Minimum Wage Increase bill Bill Passed - Senate
(74 - 24)
Nay
July 9, 1996 S Amdt 4435 Minimum Wage Increase Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
(46 - 52)
Nay
June 25, 1996 S 1219 Campaign Finance Reform bill Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
(54 - 46)
Nay
June 20, 1996 PN 951 Alan Greenspan, Federal Reserve Chairman Nomination Confirmed - Senate
(91 - 7)
Yea
June 20, 1996 PN 953 Alice M. Rivlin, Federal Reserve Vice-Chair Nomination Confirmed - Senate
(57 - 41)
Nay
June 19, 1996 S Amdt 4059 Overseas Abortion Amendment Amendment Not Tabled - Senate
(45 - 51)
Yea
June 13, 1996 H Con Res 178 Fiscal Year 1997 Budget Resolution Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(53 - 46)
Yea
June 6, 1996 H J Res 1 Balanced Budget Proposed Constitutional Amendment Joint Resolution Failed - Senate
(64 - 35)
Yea
May 2, 1996 HR 2202 Immigration Reform bill Bill Passed - Senate
(97 - 3)
Yea
May 2, 1996 S Amdt 3840 Public Assistance to Legal Immigrants Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
(40 - 60)
Nay
May 1, 1996 S Amdt 3752 Citizen Verification Pilot Program Amendment Amendment Tabled - Senate
(54 - 46)
Nay
May 1, 1996 S Amdt 3780 Asylum Seeker Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
(51 - 49)
Nay
April 30, 1996 S Amdt 3820 Legal Immigrants Assistance Eligibility Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
(46 - 53)
Nay
April 25, 1996 HR 3019 Appropriations bill FY96, Omnibus Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(88 - 11)
Yea
April 25, 1996 S Amdt 3669 Foreign Student Public Education Amendment Amendment Tabled - Senate
(53 - 46)
Yea
April 25, 1996 S Amdt 3670 Foreign Student Program Amendment Amendment Tabled - Senate
(53 - 47)
Yea
April 23, 1996 S J Res 21 Term Limits bill Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
(58 - 42)
Yea
April 18, 1996 S Amdt 3677 Deletion of Medical Savings Accounts Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
(52 - 46)
Nay
April 17, 1996 S 735 Comprehensive Terrorism Prevention Act Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(91 - 8)
Yea
March 28, 1996 HR 1561 Authorization bill, FY96-97, Foreign Relations Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(52 - 44)
Yea
March 28, 1996 HR 2854 Agricultural Market Transition Act Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(74 - 26)
Yea
March 27, 1996 S 4 Line-Item Veto bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(69 - 31)
Yea
March 21, 1996 HR 956 Product Liability bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(59 - 40)
Yea
March 21, 1996 S 1459 Public Rangelands Management Act of 1996 Bill Passed - Senate
(50 - 47)
Yea
March 19, 1996 HR 3019 Appropriations bill FY96, Omnibus Bill Passed - Senate
(79 - 21)
Yea
March 19, 1996 S Amdt 3513 Medical Professionals Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
(63 - 37)
Yea
March 14, 1996 S Amdt 3513 Medical Professionals Amendment Senate Sponsor
March 5, 1996 HR 927 Cuba Sanctions Bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(74 - 22)
Yea
Feb. 7, 1996 S 1541 Farm Bill Bill Passed - Senate
(64 - 32)
Yea
Feb. 1, 1996 S 652 Telecommunications Bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(91 - 5)
Yea
Jan. 26, 1996 S 1124 Authorization bill FY96, Defense Department Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(56 - 34)
Did Not Vote
Jan. 26, 1996 S 1541 Farm Bill Senate Co-sponsor
Jan. 26, 1996 Treaty Doc. 103-1 The START II Treaty Treaty Ratification Passed - Senate
(87 - 4)
Did Not Vote
Dec. 22, 1995 HR 1058 Legal Reform bill Veto Override Passed - Senate
(68 - 30)
Yea
Dec. 22, 1995 HR 4 Welfare Reform Bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(52 - 47)
Yea
Dec. 19, 1995 HR 1530 Authorization bill FY96, Defense Department Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(51 - 43)
Yea
Dec. 14, 1995 HR 1561 Authorization bill, FY96-97, Foreign Relations Bill Passed - Senate
(82 - 16)
Yea
Dec. 14, 1995 HR 1977 Interior Department FY96 Appropriations bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(58 - 40)
Yea
Dec. 14, 1995 HR 2099 Veterans Affairs, HUD FY '96 Appropriations bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(54 - 44)
Yea
Dec. 13, 1995 S J Res 44 Deployment of US Armed Forces in Bosnia-Herzegovina Joint Resolution Passed - Senate
(69 - 30)
Nay
Dec. 12, 1995 S J Res 31 Flag Desecration Joint Resolution Failed - Senate
(63 - 36)
Yea
Dec. 7, 1995 HR 1833 Partial-Birth/Late-Term Abortion Ban Act of 1995 Bill Passed - Senate
(54 - 44)
Yea
Dec. 7, 1995 HR 2076 Appropriations bill FY96, Commerce, Justice, State Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(50 - 48)
Yea
Dec. 6, 1995 HR 660 Housing for Older Persons Act of 1995 Bill Passed - Senate
(94 - 3)
Yea
Dec. 5, 1995 HR 1058 Legal Reform bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(65 - 30)
Yea
Nov. 17, 1995 S 440 National Highway System Designation Act of 1995 Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(80 - 16)
Yea
Nov. 16, 1995 H J Res 122 Continuing Appropriation Bill Bill Passed - Senate
(60 - 37)
Yea
Nov. 16, 1995 HR 2126 Appropriations bill FY96, Defense Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(59 - 39)
Yea
Nov. 15, 1995 HR 2020 Appropriations bill FY96, Treasury, Postal Service Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(63 - 35)
Yea
Nov. 1, 1995 HR 1868 Appropriations bill, FY96, Foreign Relations Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(90 - 6)
Yea
Oct. 28, 1995 HR 2491 Budget Reconciliation Bill Bill Passed - Senate
(52 - 47)
Yea
Oct. 19, 1995 HR 927 Cuba Sanctions Bill Bill Passed - Senate
(74 - 24)
Yea
Oct. 12, 1995 S 1316 Safe Drinking Water Act Amendments of 1995 Senate Co-sponsor
Sept. 22, 1995 HR 1817 Military Construction FY96 Appropriations bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(86 - 14)
Yea
Sept. 19, 1995 HR 4 Welfare Reform Bill Bill Passed - Senate
(87 - 12)
Yea
Sept. 14, 1995 S Amdt 2478 Naturalized Citizen Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
(37 - 61)
Nay
Sept. 6, 1995 HR 1530 Authorization bill FY96, Defense Department Bill Passed - Senate
(64 - 34)
Yea
Aug. 10, 1995 S Amdt 2401 Space-Based Laser Program Amendment Amendment Tabled - Senate
(57 - 41)
Yea
July 27, 1995 S 641 Ryan White CARE Reauthorization Act of 1995 Bill Passed - Senate
(97 - 3)
Yea
July 26, 1995 S 21 Bosnia and Herzegovina Self-Defense Act of 1995 Bill Passed - Senate
(69 - 29)
Yea
July 21, 1995 HR 1817 Military Construction FY96 Appropriations bill Bill Passed - Senate
(84 - 10)
Yea
July 21, 1995 HR 1944 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations and Rescissions Bill Passed - Senate
(90 - 7)
Yea
July 11, 1995 S Amdt 1497 Small Business Impact Analysis Amendment Adopted - Senate
(53 - 45)
Nay
July 10, 1995 S Amdt 1491 Small Business Impact Analyses Amendment Adopted - Senate
(60 - 36)
Yea
June 29, 1995 H Con Res 67 Budget FY2006 Appropriations Resolution Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(54 - 46)
Yea
June 28, 1995 HR 1058 Legal Reform bill Bill Passed - Senate
(69 - 30)
Yea
June 22, 1995 PN 245 Henry W. Foster Jr., Medical Director in the Regular Corps of the Public Health Service Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
(57 - 43)
Nay
June 21, 1995 S Amdt 1446 Drinking and Driving Minors Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
(64 - 36)
Nay
June 20, 1995 S Amdt 1427 Commercial Vehicle Speed Limit Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
(51 - 49)
Nay
June 20, 1995 S Amdt 1437 Motorcycle Helmet Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
(44 - 53)
Did Not Vote
June 15, 1995 S 652 Telecommunications Bill Bill Passed - Senate
(81 - 18)
Yea
June 7, 1995 S 735 Comprehensive Terrorism Prevention Act Bill Passed - Senate
(91 - 8)
Yea
June 6, 1995 S Amdt 1215 Anti-terrorism Wiretaps Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
(77 - 19)
Yea
May 25, 1995 H Con Res 67 Fiscal 1996 Budget Resolution - Adoption Resolution Passed - Senate
(57 - 42)
Yea
May 25, 1995 HR 1158 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations and Rescissions Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(61 - 38)
Yea
May 10, 1995 HR 956 Product Liability bill Bill Passed - Senate
(61 - 37)
Yea
March 28, 1995 S 641 Ryan White CARE Reauthorization Act of 1995 Senate Co-sponsor
March 23, 1995 S 4 Line-Item Veto bill Bill Passed - Senate
(69 - 29)
Yea
March 23, 1995 S Amdt 350 Pay-As-You-Go Amendment Amendment Tabled - Senate
(49 - 48)
Yea
March 21, 1995 S J Res 31 Flag Desecration Senate Co-sponsor
March 2, 1995 H J Res 1 Balanced Budget Proposed Constitutional Amendment Joint Resolution Failed - Senate
(65 - 35)
Yea
Feb. 16, 1995 S 440 National Highway System Designation Act of 1995 Senate Co-sponsor
Jan. 5, 1995 S Amdt 1 Filibuster Amendment Amendment Tabled - Senate
(76 - 19)
Yea
Jan. 4, 1995 S 4 Line-Item Veto bill Senate Co-sponsor
Dec. 1, 1994 HR 5110 Uruguay Round Agreements Act Bill Passed - Senate
(76 - 24)
Yea
Sept. 29, 1994 HR 4556 Transportation FY95 Appropriations Bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(89 - 11)
Yea
Sept. 28, 1994 HR 4602 Interior Department FY95 Appropriations Bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(92 - 7)
Yea
Sept. 27, 1994 HR 4606 Appropriations Bill FY95, Labor, HHS, Education Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(83 - 16)
Yea
Sept. 27, 1994 HR 4624 Fiscal Year 1995 Appropriations for the Departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(90 - 9)
Yea
Sept. 21, 1994 HR 4649 District of Columbia FY95 Appropriations Bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(71 - 27)
Nay
Sept. 13, 1994 S 2182 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1995 Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(80 - 18)
Yea
Aug. 25, 1994 HR 3355 Omnibus Crime Bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(61 - 38)
Nay
Aug. 19, 1994 HR 4603 Appropriations Bill FY95, Commerce, Justice, State Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(88 - 10)
Nay
Aug. 11, 1994 HR 4650 Defense FY95 Appropriations Bill Bill Passed - Senate
(86 - 14)
Yea
Aug. 10, 1994 HR 4426 Foreign Operations FY95 Appropriations bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(88 - 12)
Yea
Aug. 10, 1994 HR 4453 Military Construction FY95 Appropriations bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(95 - 5)
Yea
Aug. 10, 1994 HR 4606 Appropriations Bill FY95, Labor, HHS, Education Bill Passed - Senate
(87 - 13)
Yea
Aug. 4, 1994 HR 4624 Fiscal Year 1995 Appropriations for the Departments of Veterans Affairs and Housing and Urban Development Bill Passed - Senate
(86 - 9)
Yea
Aug. 3, 1994 S Amdt 2446 Ethanol Amendment Amendment Tabled - Senate
(51 - 50)
Yea
July 29, 1994 PN 1399 Stephen G. Breyer, Associate Justice Nomination Confirmed - Senate
(87 - 9)
Nay
July 27, 1994 S Amdt 2416 Voluntary Prayer Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
(47 - 53)
Yea
July 27, 1994 S Amdt 2417 Demonstration Program Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
(45 - 53)
Yea
July 27, 1994 S Amdt 2417 Demonstration Program Amendment Senate Co-sponsor
July 25, 1994 S Amdt 2396 Prohibition of Funds to National Endowments for the Arts for Certain Projects Amendment Tabled - Senate
(49 - 42)
Nay
July 21, 1994 HR 4556 Transportation FY95 Appropriations Bill Bill Passed - Senate
(91 - 9)
Yea
July 21, 1994 HR 4649 District of Columbia FY95 Appropriations Bill Bill Passed - Senate
(68 - 32)
Nay
July 20, 1994 HR 4554 Agriculture FY95 Appropriations Bill Bill Passed - Senate
(92 - 8)
Yea
July 20, 1994 S Amdt 2320 Department of Agriculture Homosexual Policy Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
(59 - 41)
Yea
July 15, 1994 HR 4426 Foreign Operations FY95 Appropriations bill Bill Passed - Senate
(84 - 9)
Yea
July 15, 1994 HR 4453 Military Construction FY95 Appropriations Bill Bill Passed - Senate
(84 - 2)
Yea
July 14, 1994 S Amdt 2245 Military Operations in Haiti Amendment Amendment Tabled - Senate
(57 - 42)
Nay
July 12, 1994 S 55 Striker Replacement Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
(53 - 47)
Nay
July 1, 1994 HR 4454 Legislative Branch FY95 Appropriations bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(73 - 27)
Nay
July 1, 1994 S Amdt 1851 Bosnia Arms Embargo Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
(50 - 50)
Yea
July 1, 1994 S Amdt 2142 B-2 Bomber Funding Amendment Rejected - Senate
(45 - 55)
Nay
June 30, 1994 HR 4506 Appropriations Bill FY95, Energy and Water Development Bill Passed - Senate
(91 - 8)
Yea
June 30, 1994 S Amdt 2127 Advanced Liquid Metal Reactor Termination Amendment Amendment Tabled - Senate
(52 - 46)
Yea
June 29, 1994 S 687 Product Liability Bill Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
(57 - 41)
Yea
June 29, 1994 S Amdt 2117 Military Operations in Haiti Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
(34 - 65)
Yea
June 22, 1994 HR 4539 Treasury, Postal Service Appropriations Bill FY95 Bill Passed - Senate
(72 - 27)
Nay
May 25, 1994 PN 898 Sam W. Brown, Jr., Ambassador to the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe Cloture Not Invoked - Senate
(56 - 42)
Nay
May 12, 1994 H Con Res 218 Budget Resolution Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(53 - 46)
Nay
May 12, 1994 S 636 Abortion Clinic Access bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(69 - 30)
Nay
May 12, 1994 S Amdt 1695 Bosnia Arms Embargo Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
(50 - 49)
Yea
May 12, 1994 S Amdt 1696 Bosnia-Herzegovina Policy Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
(50 - 49)
Nay
April 19, 1994 PN 1210 Adm. Frank B. Kelso II, Retiring Nomination Confirmed - Senate
(54 - 43)
Yea
April 13, 1994 S 21 California Desert Protection Act of 1994 Bill Passed - Senate
(69 - 29)
Nay
March 26, 1994 HR 1804 Goals 2000: Educate America Act Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(63 - 22)
Nay
March 25, 1994 H Con Res 218 Budget Resolution Resolution Passed - Senate
(57 - 40)
Nay
March 16, 1994 HR 820 National Competitiveness Act of 1993 Bill Passed - Senate
(59 - 40)
Nay
March 1, 1994 S J Res 41 Balanced Budget amendment Joint Resolution Failed - Senate
(63 - 37)
Yea
Feb. 10, 1994 HR 3759 Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act of 1994 Bill Passed - Senate
(85 - 10)
Yea
Feb. 8, 1994 S Amdt 1390 Contraceptives Distribution Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
(34 - 59)
Yea
Feb. 2, 1994 HR 2333 State Department FY94-95 Authorization Bill Bill Passed - Senate
(92 - 8)
Yea
Jan. 27, 1994 S Amdt 1263 Vietnam Trade Embargo Amendment Adopted - Senate
(62 - 38)
Nay
Nov. 20, 1993 HR 1025 Brady Handgun Bill Bill Passed - Senate
(63 - 36)
Yea
Nov. 20, 1993 HR 3450 North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Implementation Act Bill Passed - Senate
(61 - 38)
Yea
Nov. 20, 1993 S 714 Resolution Trust Corporation Completion Act Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(54 - 45)
Yea
Nov. 17, 1993 HR 2401 Defense FY94 Authorization Bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(77 - 22)
Yea
Nov. 17, 1993 S Amdt 1152 Prohibiting the Possession of Semi-Automatic Assault Weapons Amendment Adopted - Senate
(56 - 43)
Yea
Nov. 17, 1993 S Amdt 1204 Replacing the Death Penalty with Life Imprisonment Amendment Rejected - Senate
(25 - 74)
Nay
Nov. 10, 1993 HR 3116 Defense Fiscal Year 1994 Appropriations Bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(88 - 9)
Yea
Nov. 9, 1993 HR 2520 Interior Department Fiscal Year 1994 Appropriations Bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(91 - 9)
Yea
Nov. 9, 1993 S Amdt 1151 Improving Fingerprint Systems Amendment Amendment Not Tabled - Senate
(49 - 51)
Yea
Nov. 8, 1993 S Amdt 1132 Prohibiting the Death Penalty for Minors Amendment Tabled - Senate
(52 - 41)
Nay
Nov. 5, 1993 S Amdt 1117 Charging Teens as Adults for Crimes Involving a Firearm Amendment Adopted - Senate
(64 - 23)
Yea
Oct. 27, 1993 HR 2445 Appropriations Bill Fiscal Year 1994, Energy and Water Development Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(89 - 11)
Yea
Oct. 21, 1993 HR 2519 Commerce, Justice and State Fiscal Year 1994 Appropriations Bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(90 - 10)
Yea
Oct. 21, 1993 S Amdt 1072 Restriction of Funding for Haiti Operations Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
(19 - 81)
Nay
Oct. 19, 1993 HR 2446 Military Construction Fiscal Year 1994 Appropriations Bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(94 - 5)
Yea
Oct. 18, 1993 HR 2518 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(80 - 15)
Yea
Oct. 15, 1993 S Amdt 1043 Ending Military Operations in Somalia Amendment Tabled - Senate
(61 - 38)
Nay
Oct. 14, 1993 S Amdt 1043 Ending Military Operations in Somalia Senate Co-sponsor
Oct. 6, 1993 HR 2750 Transportation Fiscal Year 1994 Appropriations Bill Bill Passed - Senate
(90 - 9)
Yea
Sept. 30, 1993 HR 2295 Foreign Operations FY94 Appropriations Bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(88 - 11)
Yea
Sept. 30, 1993 HR 2445 Appropriations Bill Fiscal Year 1994, Energy and Water Development Bill Passed - Senate
(89 - 10)
Yea
Sept. 29, 1993 HR 2518 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Bill Bill Passed - Senate
(82 - 17)
Yea
Sept. 23, 1993 HR 2295 Foreign Operations FY94 Appropriations Bill Bill Passed - Senate
(88 - 10)
Yea
Sept. 22, 1993 HR 2491 Veterans Administration and Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Bill Fiscal Year 1994 Bill Passed - Senate
(91 - 9)
Yea
Sept. 22, 1993 S Amdt 910 Advanced Solid Rocket Motor Amendment Amendment Tabled - Senate
(53 - 47)
Yea
Sept. 10, 1993 S Amdt 816 Postponement of Base Closures Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
(18 - 79)
Nay
Sept. 9, 1993 S Amdt 783 Homosexuals in the Military Amendment Amendment Rejected - Senate
(33 - 63)
Nay
Sept. 9, 1993 S Amdt 785 Ballistic Missile Defense Funding Reducation Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
(50 - 48)
Nay
Sept. 9, 1993 S Amdt 790 U.S. Policy Towards Somalia Amendment Amendment Adopted - Senate
(90 - 7)
Yea
Sept. 8, 1993 HR 2010 National Service Bill Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(57 - 40)
Nay
Sept. 7, 1993 PN 452 M. Joycelyn Elders, United States Surgeon General Nomination Confirmed - Senate
(65 - 34)
Nay
Aug. 6, 1993 HR 2264 Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993 Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(51 - 50)
Nay
Aug. 3, 1993 HR 2010 National Service Bill Bill Passed - Senate
(58 - 41)
Nay
Aug. 3, 1993 HR 2403 Treasury, Postal Service Appropriations Bill Fiscal Year 1994 Bill Passed - Senate
(73 - 27)
Nay
Aug. 3, 1993 PN 422 Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Associate Justice Nomination Confirmed - Senate
(96 - 3)
Yea
July 29, 1993 HR 2519 Commerce, Justice and State Fiscal Year 1994 Appropriations Bill Bill Passed - Senate
(87 - 13)
Yea
July 27, 1993 HR 2492 District of Columbia Fiscal Year 1994 Appropriations Bill Bill Passed - Senate
(70 - 29)
Nay
July 23, 1993 HR 2348 Legislative Branch FY94 Appropriations Bill Bill Passed - Senate
(85 - 7)
Yea
July 22, 1993 S Amdt 608 National Service Educational Awards Amendment Amendment Tabled - Senate
(55 - 44)
Nay
July 20, 1993 HR 20 Hatch Act Reform Bill Bill Passed - Senate
(68 - 31)
Nay
June 30, 1993 HR 1876 GATT Uruguay Round Bill Bill Passed - Senate
(76 - 16)
Yea
June 25, 1993 HR 2264 Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993 Bill Passed - Senate
(50 - 49)
Nay
May 13, 1993 S 714 Resolution Trust Corporation Completion Act Bill Passed - Senate
(61 - 35)
Nay
May 11, 1993 HR 2 Motor Voter Registration Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(62 - 36)
Nay
May 4, 1993 S 171 Department of the Environment Act Bill Passed - Senate
(79 - 15)
Yea
April 1, 1993 H Con Res 64 Fiscal 1994 Budget Resolution Conference Report Adopted - Senate
(55 - 45)
Nay
March 31, 1993 S 687 Product Liability Bill Senate Co-sponsor
March 17, 1993 HR 2 Motor Voter Registration Bill Passed - Senate
(62 - 37)
Nay
Feb. 18, 1993 S Amdt 39 Prohibiting Immigrants with AIDS from entering the United States Amendment Adopted - Senate
(76 - 23)
Yea
Feb. 18, 1993 S Amdt 39 Prohibiting Immigrants with AIDS from entering the United States Senate Co-sponsor
Feb. 4, 1993 HR 1 Family & Medical Leave Bill Bill Passed - Senate
(71 - 27)
Yea
Feb. 4, 1993 S Amdt 19 Homosexual Discrimination in the Military Amendment Amendment Tabled - Senate
(62 - 37)
Nay
Feb. 4, 1993 S Amdt 19 Homosexual Discrimination in the Military Amendment Senate Co-sponsor
Feb. 4, 1993 S J Res 41 Balanced Budget amendment Senate Co-sponsor
Oct. 1, 1992 HR 5318 Conditional Extension of Most-Favored-Nation Trade Status to China Veto Override Failed - Senate
(59 - 40)
Nay
Sept. 18, 1992 S Amdt 3074 Eliminating Certain Reproductive Services for Overseas Military Personnel House Sponsor
July 30, 1992 S Amdt 2799 Denying Public Employee Benefits to Unmarried Couples Senate Co-sponsor
April 2, 1992 S Amdt 1757 Prohibiting Federal Funding of Human Sexual Behavior Surveys Amendment Adopted - Senate
(51 - 46)
Yea
March 13, 1992 S 640 Product Liability Reform Senate Co-sponsor
Feb. 26, 1992 S Amdt 1698 Presidential Line-Item Veto for Appropriations Senate Co-sponsor
Jan. 23, 1992 S Amdt 1476 Educational Voucher Program Senate Co-sponsor
Jan. 23, 1992 S Amdt 1479 School Attendance Requirements for Welfare Benefits Senate Co-sponsor

Profession: Army, Attorney, Public official

Education:
High school Jackson High School (1961) Bachelor's Wheaton College (1965) J.D. Indiana University School of Law (1971)

Political Experience:
Senator, United States Senate, 2011-present Senator, United States Senate, 1989-1998 Representative, United States House of Representatives, 1981-1988 Republican Deputy Whip, United States Senate

Professional Experience:
Ambassador, Federal Republic of Germany, United States Department of State, 2001-2005 District Representative, Office of Representative Dan Quayle, United States House of Representatives, 1976-1980 Private Practice Attorney, 1972 Staff Sergeant, United States Army, 1966-1968 Employed, Law Firm of King & Spalding Employed, Life Insurance Company Special Counsel, Verner, Liipfert, Bernhard, McPherson and Hand

Non Legislative Committees:
Regional Whip

Current Legislative Committees:
Appropriations, Member Commerce, Science and Transportation, Member Joint Economic Committee, Member Select Committee on Intelligence, Member Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet, Member Subcommittee on Competitiveness, Innovation, and Export Promotion, Member Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, and Insurance, Member Subcommittee on Defense, Member Subcommittee on Homeland Security, Ranking Member Subcommittee on Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies, Member Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard, Member Subcommittee on Science and Space, Member Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs, Member Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety, and Security, Member Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies, Member

Organization:
President, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Fort Wayne, 1978-1980 Member, Indiana State Bar Association, 1972 Member, Allen County Bar Association Member, Anthony Wayne Rehabilitation Center Board Co-Chair, Center for Jewish and Christian Values Co-Founder, Foundation for American Renewal Board Co-Chair, Sagamore Institute for Policy Former President, Big Brothers Big Sisters of America

Awards and Publications:

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