The big three reps in CT stand at 25th, 32nd, and 53rd according to Congress.org’s ‘power and effectiveness’ rating. Here are the gritty details. Better put the children to bed because some of what you are about to read isn’t very pretty. 0=)
Name Rank in State – Score – Rank in Senate
Sen. Dodd (D-CT) 1 39.25 32
Sen. Lieberman (D-CT) 2 30.94 55
Name Rank in State – Score – Rank in House
Rep. DeLauro (D-CT-3) 1 31.38 25
Rep. Shays (R-CT-4) 2 24.41 47
Rep. Johnson (R-CT-5) 3 22.50 63
Rep. Simmons (R-CT-2) 4 22.00 71
Rep. Larson (D-CT-1) 5 9.75 313
Congress.org rated every member of Congress for power and effectiveness. This extensive research looked at 289 variables in 15 categories of data to determine these rankings. Find out how your representatives did and write to tell them what you think of their scores. You can compare the scores by party, state, committee and even by year elected to Congress.
Which GOP Senator ranked at the bottom of the list? Which GOP House member elected in October 2005 ranked lowest? Who is more powerful, Sen. Hillary Clinton or Senator John McCain?
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