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SidDithers

(44,228 posts)
Wed Jan 9, 2019, 07:31 AM Jan 2019

Kamala Harris ranked as Most Progressive Senator... [View all]

based on her votes, according to Progressive Punch.

http://www.progressivepunch.org/scores.htm?house=senate

The top 10:

1 - Kamala Harris (D-CA)
2 - Ed Markey (D-MA)
3 - Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)
4 - Corey Booker (D-NJ)
5 - Jeff Merkley (D-OR)
6 - Mazie Hirono (D-HI)
7 - Kristen Gillibrand (D-NY)
8 - Sherrod Brown (D-OH)
9 - Bernie Sanders (I-VT)
10 - Jack Reed (D-RI)

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Good to see. yardwork Jan 2019 #1
I think of Sherrod Brown as fairly moderate. Good to see him ranked this high. yardwork Jan 2019 #2
on what planet? dsc Jan 2019 #22
+1 Crutchez_CuiBono Jan 2019 #32
Sometimes Environmental issues and Union issues collide... louis c Jan 2019 #44
that and coal for a long time dsc Jan 2019 #48
As noted below. I really like Sherrod Brown. I think he's terrific. yardwork Jan 2019 #59
i do too and he has a calming effect and good positiions on our issues. I can see him running CTyankee Jan 2019 #162
Good to know. (nt) ehrnst Jan 2019 #3
Sanders is 9? Trumpocalypse Jan 2019 #4
LOL! NurseJackie Jan 2019 #35
Explain Trumpocalypse Jan 2019 #37
... NurseJackie Jan 2019 #39
Or you could just say what you mean Trumpocalypse Jan 2019 #42
Or, you could just admit that you already know. NurseJackie Jan 2019 #43
Actually, the way I read his post. Blue_true Jan 2019 #75
Yeah. You're probably right. I'm sure that's it. NurseJackie Jan 2019 #81
Don't feel bad. I have been in those types of posts exchanges before. Blue_true Jan 2019 #82
Actually, I was kidding. (Thanks for trying to help though.) NurseJackie Jan 2019 #83
No I don't Trumpocalypse Jan 2019 #85
That's a shame. NurseJackie Jan 2019 #86
I'm here for serious discussion Trumpocalypse Jan 2019 #89
Uh-huh. Whatever. NurseJackie Jan 2019 #90
I think you misunderstood Trumpocalypse Jan 2019 #94
I understand you much better than you think I do. NurseJackie Jan 2019 #96
I think you are smart Trumpocalypse Jan 2019 #97
Too bad. NurseJackie Jan 2019 #98
Why? Trumpocalypse Jan 2019 #99
You'll have to figure it out on your own. NurseJackie Jan 2019 #100
You've said that several times Trumpocalypse Jan 2019 #101
So now you're accusing me of being dishonest. Charming. NurseJackie Jan 2019 #103
Never said that Trumpocalypse Jan 2019 #104
I've done no such thing and you know it. NurseJackie Jan 2019 #105
And I never accused you Trumpocalypse Jan 2019 #106
Yes, you did. Don't treat me like I'm stupid. NurseJackie Jan 2019 #112
No I didn't Trumpocalypse Jan 2019 #114
Now that's some hair-splitting right there! NurseJackie Jan 2019 #164
Please Trumpocalypse Jan 2019 #167
Sanders is 9, right behind Brown. yardwork Jan 2019 #60
This is the list I see.. BS is #9. Cha Jan 2019 #123
That's what he wants you to think. n/t pnwmom Jan 2019 #131
Lol Trumpocalypse Jan 2019 #138
This cracks me up. This is a lifetime Senate voting scorecard. Kamala Harris only has 5 Snotcicles Jan 2019 #165
+1 Power 2 the People Jan 2019 #176
Thank you for posting this polling Gothmog Jan 2019 #5
This message was self-deleted by its author elocs Jan 2019 #6
She's electable nini Jan 2019 #11
Hillary was smart and strong Bradshaw3 Jan 2019 #77
She got the popular vote nini Jan 2019 #93
The electoral college winner gets to be president Bradshaw3 Jan 2019 #109
or... I just can dismiss you nini Jan 2019 #110
Yeah facts are troublesome Bradshaw3 Jan 2019 #111
You have zero evidence that Bernie would have done any better in the electoral college pnwmom Jan 2019 #133
What in the world are you talking about Bradshaw3 Jan 2019 #151
Hillary still is smart and strong. Cha Jan 2019 #127
Another wrong-headed straw dog Bradshaw3 Jan 2019 #156
Nah, all you have are insults. you lose. Cha Jan 2019 #169
Pointing out how wrong your post was isn't an insult Bradshaw3 Jan 2019 #171
.. Cha Jan 2019 #172
Emojis now Bradshaw3 Jan 2019 #173
She only lost the Electoral college because of 70,000 votes in 3 states that were subject to pnwmom Jan 2019 #132
+1 betsuni Jan 2019 #134
I know why she lost and your comment has nothing to do with my post Bradshaw3 Jan 2019 #155
There is no guarantee of winning no matter what you do. nt pnwmom Jan 2019 #160
That's brilliant Bradshaw3 Jan 2019 #166
I also voted for McGovern and am proud of it. watoos Jan 2019 #15
+1 Crutchez_CuiBono Jan 2019 #33
Trump wasn't electable either IronLionZion Jan 2019 #31
+1, people leave out "The Russians help Trump" part of the equation uponit7771 Jan 2019 #102
One ranking neither denies nor minimizes another wholly separate ranking. LanternWaste Jan 2019 #47
K&R stonecutter357 Jan 2019 #7
Interesting. Thank you for posting this. NurseJackie Jan 2019 #8
Not surprised nini Jan 2019 #9
Kamala Harris is going to make a great Vice-President louis c Jan 2019 #10
Be still my beating heart! n/t Politicub Jan 2019 #21
K&R betsuni Jan 2019 #12
#2 and #3 sheshe2 Jan 2019 #13
Bernie has some purity votes against some legislation that is generally considered progressive. honest.abe Jan 2019 #14
he lost relevance after he voted against russia sanctions AlexSFCA Jan 2019 #17
not really.. and his vote was in line with Kerry's opinion on the Iran details in those sanctions. JCanete Jan 2019 #50
... lapucelle Jan 2019 #108
In fact what I read was he first voted to COMBINE the Iran and Russian sanctions in committee Eliot Rosewater Jan 2019 #52
Bernie votes against gun control and immigration rights. yardwork Jan 2019 #61
Good point. honest.abe Jan 2019 #63
But is she "likeable?" johnp3907 Jan 2019 #16
I think she is. It matters. Honeycombe8 Jan 2019 #20
Yea, they would rather have Trump than vote for someone who doesn't make them feel all goosebumpy leftofcool Jan 2019 #130
Like. Hell, I Love Her... louis c Jan 2019 #24
Yes... very. InAbLuEsTaTe Jan 2019 #177
That has a lot to do with what state elected them. Honeycombe8 Jan 2019 #18
Very good point. marybourg Jan 2019 #27
It struck me how the list reinforces the fact that... SidDithers Jan 2019 #28
+1 Kurt V. Jan 2019 #54
Those first five or six, or even seven or eight, are quite an impressive group. George II Jan 2019 #19
only one from a trump state dsc Jan 2019 #23
I have to say I take issue with some of their ranking of states dsc Jan 2019 #25
Ohio is a strange state politically. I've traveled to or through it dozens of times.... George II Jan 2019 #29
Interesting list mcar Jan 2019 #26
I can easily see the following senators as a great POTUS or VP. NurseJackie Jan 2019 #30
Agreed these DEMOCRATS are all great! Eliot Rosewater Jan 2019 #53
Agreed! We Democrats have a strong bench NastyRiffraff Jan 2019 #71
Yes, A list of Excellent Dems! Thank Cha Jan 2019 #87
Sheldon Whitehouse of bdamomma Jan 2019 #34
It's Warren on this list Quixote1818 Jan 2019 #36
The top three are in the top four of the OP list: George II Jan 2019 #107
WOOT! ismnotwasm Jan 2019 #38
k&r bigtree Jan 2019 #40
All of the great - some with long consistent careers in Congress. aikoaiko Jan 2019 #41
Meh. She's good, but #3, #%, #8, and #9 are better. TSheehan Jan 2019 #45
Meh on the 9th one down from the top Cha Jan 2019 #74
I would add Mazie to the list. InAbLuEsTaTe Jan 2019 #178
She is my first choice for 2020 backabby-blue Jan 2019 #46
why does this same skewed narrative from this same(albeit good) resource keep getting JCanete Jan 2019 #49
Excellent point! InAbLuEsTaTe Jan 2019 #179
I wonder how this will be received. I am not at all surprised, she is AMAZING! Eliot Rosewater Jan 2019 #51
received as a bullshit metric. The actual resource is good, but their method of calculating this JCanete Jan 2019 #56
Wasn't the vote on the war in Iraq about 17 years ago? Six of those in the top ten... George II Jan 2019 #95
thinking you really really missed the point of what an example is. nt JCanete Jan 2019 #124
Didn't miss it at all. Read the post to which I responded again. You spoke about.... George II Jan 2019 #140
holy fuck. Because my point wasn't that vote specifically. My point was that a vote like that, JCanete Jan 2019 #144
Well then, why not use a current example? I'm satisfied with the way they do their ratings. George II Jan 2019 #146
of course you are, because you know its biased but its biased in a way that gives you the JCanete Jan 2019 #149
That's curious, about six months ago (just guessing the timeframe) when Sanders was higher.... George II Jan 2019 #152
he was not higher in the rankings at progressive punch, I assure you. I've seen this same study JCanete Jan 2019 #154
Not well I see. Cha Jan 2019 #88
And i promise you the ANALYSIS certain folks will NOW do of the metrics used to Eliot Rosewater Jan 2019 #143
sure...it would have confirmed my sense of things and I may not have been as suspicious. Somebody JCanete Jan 2019 #161
Of course NOT! lol Cha Jan 2019 #168
Solid list Cuthbert Allgood Jan 2019 #55
We do run the gamut, do we not? akraven Jan 2019 #57
Ha, my Sen Mazie is "more Progressive" Cha Jan 2019 #58
keep telling yourself that. JCanete Jan 2019 #62
You don't know anything about her? You've been missing out! yardwork Jan 2019 #65
Mahalo, yardwork! Cha Jan 2019 #69
Hi there! yardwork Jan 2019 #80
Facts are Facts. Cha Jan 2019 #84
You keep digging your deep denials. Cha Jan 2019 #67
refutation coming....should I wait? nt JCanete Jan 2019 #70
"BS is #9" Cha Jan 2019 #78
yeah figured I didn't need to wait. Why not make up your own study and say according to your metric JCanete Jan 2019 #125
.. Cha Jan 2019 #128
Strawmen and insults as a defense. ehrnst Jan 2019 #136
thanks ehrnst, really insightful. Not a single bit of evidence in your post, just a rant about me. JCanete Jan 2019 #145
That glass house comfortable enough for you? ehrnst Jan 2019 #147
sigh...do you have an argument to do with the study or not? I'm thinking not, but will JCanete Jan 2019 #150
Here's the methodology, tho I can't imagine that it's anywhere near as thorough as your research: ehrnst Jan 2019 #92
I already expained the problem with their methodology. Do you have the ammo JCanete Jan 2019 #126
It doesn't agree with your "short period of research" ehrnst Jan 2019 #135
um...again...this isn't about my own research. This is about the methodology which has what JCanete Jan 2019 #148
Thanks, ehrnst.. Cha Jan 2019 #129
Thank you! yardwork Jan 2019 #137
+1 Tarheel_Dem Jan 2019 #64
Ha.. some are deep denial.. Cha Jan 2019 #68
There's a few that are... SidDithers Jan 2019 #66
Right!.. I knew already knew about Mazie.. Cha Jan 2019 #73
The more I see of Mazie the more I like her NastyRiffraff Jan 2019 #72
Mahalo, Riff! She's brilliant! Cha Jan 2019 #79
I've watched her grill republicans testifying before the Judiciary Committee.... George II Jan 2019 #91
Mazie's eye is on the prize! Cha Jan 2019 #113
Oh yeah!! InAbLuEsTaTe Jan 2019 #180
But but but... nycbos Jan 2019 #76
but but but now I have this study that is actually entirely broken to PROVE PROVE PROVE JCanete Jan 2019 #159
She was fabulous on "The View" yesterday. betsuni Jan 2019 #115
Oh Good to know.. Thank You, Cha Jan 2019 #116
You're welcome -- please watch, easy to find on YouTube! betsuni Jan 2019 #117
I will.. thank you Cha Jan 2019 #118
Strangely enough.. I cannot find Cha Jan 2019 #119
Here's the whole show, she comes on half-way through (17:14): betsuni Jan 2019 #120
omg.. I'm sorry, I was looking Cha Jan 2019 #121
That was a good show for her. She did well. aikoaiko Jan 2019 #142
K&R Jamaal510 Jan 2019 #122
.. Cha Jan 2019 #174
Note that Senator Harris has been a climate activist her entire career. Hortensis Jan 2019 #139
Thank You about Kamala, Hortensis! Cha Jan 2019 #175
Harris/Klobuchar 2020 DesertRat Jan 2019 #141
Notice all the D's? Progressives are a sub-set. Crutchez_CuiBono Jan 2019 #153
I called her office and ranted SHRED Jan 2019 #157
I didn't know much about her Cha Jan 2019 #170
K&R Gothmog Jan 2019 #158
I don't know much about her but I liked what I saw during the Congressional hearings on Kavanaugh. jalan48 Jan 2019 #163
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