Conservative Review on NCGOPers in DC: Meadows, Jones, Holding most conservative, Burr & Tillis most liberal

It’s election time, and we’re hearing all of the elected ones brag about how great they are and how scummy the other person is.  If you’re reading this blog, it’s likely you’re a big fan of limited government.  A lot of folks claim to be conservative, but don’t walk the walk.  We – and good folks like Conservative Review (CR)  — aim to hold those people accountable for their deception. CR has a running vote score card for all members of the US House and Senate.  For the North Carolina delegation, Mark Meadows ranks as the state’s most conservative House…

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Heritage Action: Jones, Meadows NC’s top conservatives; Ellmers, Burr most liberal GOPers

According to the folks over at Jim DeMint’s shop, the two guys in our delegation in the most trouble with leadership are doing the best job of abiding by the principles of conservatism.  Reps. Walter Jones and Mark Meadows are tied at the top of Heritage Action’s scorecard for North Carolina with scores of 87 (out of a possible 100). George Holding is in a close second with a score of 85.  David Rouzer gets an 82, and Richard Hudson and Mark Walker tie at 81.  Virginia Foxx and Robert Pittenger tie at 72 each.  Patrick McHenry earns a 68,…

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Heritage Action: Meadows top conservative for NC, Duncan on top for SC

Heritage Action has updated their conservatism rankings for the current session of Congress.  There HAS been some shakeup in the North Carolina delegation.  For the current 113th Congress (2013-2014) , Reps. Mark Meadows, George Holding and Robert Pittenger appear to be racking up the most conservative voting records in the delegation. Contrast that with the 112th (2011-2012), where Virginia Foxx, Patrick McHenry and Richard Burr were at the top of the rankings. (Foxx and McHenry are moving up in the leadership ranks in the House — so that probably explains the falling conservative rankings.)  Foxx fell from 1st place in…

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