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Most liberal and conservative

These are the 2009 most liberal and conservative members of Congress

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    National Journal's annual congressional vote ratings for 2009 show that long-standing ideological divides have deepened. We start with the most liberal House members!
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    1. Louise Slaughter, D-NY
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    2. Linda Sanchez, D-CA
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    3. Gwen Moore, D-WI
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    4. John Olver, D-MA
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    5. Rush Holt, D-NJ
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    6. Jan Schakowsky, D-IL
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    7. Henry Waxman, D-CA
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    8. Melvin Watt, D-NC
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    9. Kathy Castor, D-FL
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    10. Jesse Jackson, Jr, D-IL
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    11. Lois Capps, D-CA
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    12. Marcia Fudge, D-OH
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    13. Barney Frank, D-MA
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    14. James Clyburn, D-SC
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    15. Alcee Hastings, D-FL
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    Now, we present the most liberal-voting members of the Senate.
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    1. Ben Cardin, D-MD
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    2. Roland Burris, D-IL
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    3. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-RI
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    4. Sherrod Brown, D-OH
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    5. Jack Reed, D-RI
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    6. John Kerry, D-MA
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    7. Frank Lautenberg, D-NJ
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    8. Barbara Mikulski, D-MD
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    9. Chris Dodd, D-CT
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    10. Richard Durbin, D-IL
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    11. Carl Levin, D-MI
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    12. Daniel Inouye, D-HI
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    13. Daniel Akaka, D-HI
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    14. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY
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    15. Charles Schumer, D-NY
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    On to the right side of Congress! Here are the most conservative House members.
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    1. Doug Lamborn, R-CO
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    2. Pete Olson, R-TX
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    3. Randy Neugebauer, R-TX
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    4. Mac Thornberry, R-TX
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    5. John Shadegg, R-AZ
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    6. Trent Franks, R-AZ
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    7. Marsha Blackburn, R-TN
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    8. Mike Pence, R-IN
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    9. Tom McClintock, R-CA
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    10. Steve King, R-IA
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    11. Todd Akin, R-MO
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    12. Pete Sessions, R-TX
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    13. Jeff Miller, R-FL
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    14. John Boehner, R-OH
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    15. John Linder, R-GA
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    And now we run down the most conservative Senators!
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    1. James Inhofe, R-OK
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    2. Jim DeMint, R-SC
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    3. Jim Bunning, R-KY
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    4. Tom Coburn, R-OK
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    5. James Risch, R-ID
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    6. John Thune, R-SD
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    7. John Ensign, R-NV
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    8. Mitch McConnell, R-KY
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    9. Richard Burr, R-NC
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    10. Jeff Sessions, R-AL
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    11. Richard Shelby, R-AL
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    12. John Cornyn, R-TX
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    13. John Barrasso, R-WY
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    14. Pat Roberts, R-KN
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    15. Johnny Isakson, R-GA