Skip to comments.Club for Growth gives Ted Cruz, Mike Lee perfect marks
Posted on 02/24/2014 9:19:56 AM PST by SoConPubbie
The conservative Club For Growth released its annual scorecard for 2013 on Monday, bestowing two Republican U.S. senators — Ted Cruz of Texas and Mike Lee of Utah — and four GOP congressmen with 100 percent ratings for their voting records “based on issues relating to limited government and economic growth.”
The four congressmen with perfect ratings for 2013 are Republican Reps. Matt Salmon, Trent Franks and David Schweikert of Arizona and Tom McClintock of California. Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan got a 99 percent rating in 2013 “but because of rounding has a 100 percent LifeScore,” the group said.
“2013 saw the emergence of several new defenders of economic freedom as well as continued excellence among old allies,” said Club for Growth President Chris Chocola. “While there are more champions of pro-economic growth policy serving in Congress than at any time before, it’s clear that our fight against the big spenders in both parties has a long way to go.”
The 2013 and lifetime scores of GOP Sens. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania, Marco Rubio of Florida, Rand Paul of Kentucky, Tom Coburn and Jim Inhofe of Oklahoma, Tim Scott of South Carolina and Jim Risch of Idaho were good enough to qualify all seven, along with Mr. Cruz and Mr. Lee, for the “Defender of Economic Freedom” Award.
In all, 31 members of Congress will receive the award, which requires a 2013 and lifetime score from the group of at least 90.
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How about John Mccain?
Cruz and Lee make a great team and the contrast in styles is mutually beneficial the way they can alternate between the good cop/bad cop routine. These guys are going to be giving Libtards hissy fits for a long, long time and inspiring a new generation.
Someone gets it!
I like Ted a lot. I heard some yakked the other night on a talk show claim that Ted is a set up .... doing all the right things and saying all the right things just waiting to betray us.
And how did this mental giant come to this conclusion??? Well don’t you know Ted’s wife used to work at Goldman Sachs.
As a country, we are in deep trouble
Amash should not be included because of rounding. Anything less than 100 percent is less than 100 percent.
The whole list:
Those people are CRAZY.
“I like Ted a lot. I heard some yakked the other night on a talk show claim that Ted is a set up .... doing all the right things and saying all the right things just waiting to betray us.
And how did this mental giant come to this conclusion??? Well dont you know Teds wife used to work at Goldman Sachs.
As a country, we are in deep trouble”
Yes...and we need to get used to this type of crap. The GOPe and the Democrats are VERY fearful of Ted Cruz because they know he resonates with the bulk of the American people.
The GOPe (and mainstream media/DemocRATs also) have nothing on Ted Cruz so they have, and will continue to, spread ‘FUD’ about him. Get used to the marketing term FUD (which stands for Fear, Uncertainty and Doubt)—you are going to see a steady stream of it from Cruz’ opponents (both on FR and in the wider media spheres).
Thank you very much, glock!
Thanks for the whole list....
TX Senator R Cornyn, John, Rank: #8 93% — 88% (Lifetime) ....
LOL....They list Snowe and Murky (Lib - AK) as lowest scoring Pubbies. (I thought Murkiest *won* as an Independent, but I could be wrong.)
Club for Growth Congressional Scorecard
Thanks. Well worth the time.
Patriot Sen Jeff Sessions (AL) is ranked lower than 0Care funder Cornball of TX???
Go, Ted, GO!!
“T” for Texas!!
Murkowski got elected as an “Independent” when an outsider conservative won the Republican nomination for Senate from AK.
But as Rick Santorum pointed out on Fox News back then it was “good” when she won because she would “caucus with the Republicans”. LOL.....
By the way, I was watching when McConnell and Cornyn were hanging around the clerks in front of the Senate as the cloture vote to increase the debt ceiling went through and there Murkowski was along with Corker hanging around them, talking etc. etc.
Off to the side was Ted Cruz, having long conversations with a couple of senators during the proceedings.
Cotton has been maneuvering his votes lately to look more conservative as he is running for the Senate.
Arkansas gave us Huckabee, so it figures you would have this..
I guess the old Democrat political machine in AR just turned into a Republican one.
Clean the House out.
95 PERCENT OF ELECTED REPUBLICANS EITHER FAKE CONSERVATISM OR REPUDIATE IT.
That’s what I thought. Isn’t it odd that so many places (her Wiki, Club for Growth) call her Republican? Maybe I’ve missed something.
I know. I just shook my head and thought how nuts can we get....and I guess we will see
Boehner, John N/A* N/A* N/A*
*If 'N/A, the lawmaker did not vote enough times to be ranked and/or scored
Ted Cruz and Mike Lee, the only two Senators voting 100% of the time to do what the people elected them to do.
I wonder if Bill Nelson (nutcase-FL), Richard Blumenthal (kook -CT) and Dan Murphy (Jerk-CT) got perfect marks from the Club For Growth? :-)
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I think Jeff Sessions and Vitter have voted for some flood insurance bills. Also maybe the internet tax bill.
According to Heritage, Sessions made bad votes on Hagel proceeding, Internet Sales, Prevent Taxpayer Funding of the United Nations While Any Member Nation Forces Involuntary Abortions, WRDA Water Act, Hochberg Export Import nominee, failed to cosponsor Transportation Empowerment and Employee Rights act.
This is a Club for Growth rating, not Heritage. Sen Sessions has done more to stop any Amnesty, yet he scores lower than Cornpone (RINO-TX)?
I checked the Heritage ratings and did a comparison between Cornball and Jeff Sessions. It’s amazing...Cornpone rates an 86 and Jeff rates a 79, yet...Corny has these UNFORGIVABLES....
Cornyn voted FOR Cloture on Debt Limit, FOR Cloture that funded 0Care and FOR vote to bring up Gang of 8 Amnesty.
Jeff’s “against Heritage” votes pale, in comparison.
How ANY Conservative group could rate Cornball of TX higher than Sen Jeff Sessions, is beyond me. Cornyn funded 0Care and wants Amnesty.