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Hoekstra Is Only Above-Average GOP U.S. Rep. on 'Pro-Growth' Congressional Scorecard
Michigan Capitol Confidential ^ | 5/20/2010 | Ken Braun

Posted on 05/20/2010 8:55:36 AM PDT by MichCapCon

In the free-market Club for Growth's just-released 2009 Congressional Scorecard, the average score for Michigan's Republican members of Congress is more than a dozen percentage points below the average score of 82.7 percent posted by all GOP members in Congress.

U.S. Rep. Pete Hoekstra, R-Holland, scored 85 percent. His score is the best from Michigan and the only one to exceed the Republican national average. This is the fifth year in a row that Hoekstra has exceeded the GOP national average, going back to 2005, the first year that the Club's scorecard was tabulated. If Hoekstra's score is removed from the most recent ranking, then the remaining average for the six other Michigan Republicans drops to just 68.2 percent.

The average 2009 score for all U.S. House members, regardless of party, is 39.5 percent...

(Excerpt) Read more at michigancapitolconfidential.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Chit/Chat; Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: congress; michigan; races

1 posted on 05/20/2010 8:55:36 AM PDT by MichCapCon
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Thanks MichCapCon.


2 posted on 05/20/2010 6:25:22 PM PDT by SunkenCiv ("Fools learn from experience. I prefer to learn from the experience of others." -- Otto von Bismarck)
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