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Rep. Benjamin Rosenthal

Former Representative for New York’s 7th District

Rosenthal, a Democrat, was the representative for New York's 7th congressional district from 1983 to 1984.

He was previously the representative for New York's 8th congressional district (1963-1982); and the representative for New York's 6th congressional district (1961-1962).

Analysis

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Rosenthal is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 1984 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Rosenthal sponsored and cosponsored. See full analysis methodology.

Enacted Legislation

Rosenthal was the primary sponsor of 3 bills that were enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Rosenthal sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (23%) Education (15%) Government Operations and Politics (13%) International Affairs (13%) Armed Forces and National Security (10%) Taxation (10%) Housing and Community Development (10%) Private Legislation (8%)

Recent Bills

Some of Rosenthal’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: