Our unique analysis of the bills Moseley Braun sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the Senate.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 1998. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Moseley Braun is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Moseley Braun was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:
- S. 1393 (104th): A bill to extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project in the State of Illinois.
- S. 922 (103rd): Full Faith and Credit for Child Support Orders Act
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).
Moseley Braun sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (18%) Finance and Financial Sector (14%) Economics and Public Finance (14%) Commerce (12%) Education (12%) Labor and Employment (11%) Science, Technology, Communications (10%) Law (9%)
Some of Moseley Braun’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S.Res. 292 (105th): A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding tactile currency for ...
- S. 2501 (105th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt ...
- S. 2443 (105th): Safe Communities and Schools Act of 1998
- S. 2399 (105th): A bill to suspend temporarily the duty on certain drug substances used ...
- S.Res. 266 (105th): A resolution honoring the centennial of the founding of DePaul University in ...
- S.Con.Res. 104 (105th): A concurrent resolution commemorating the 50th anniversary of the integration of the ...
- S.Res. 249 (105th): A resolution to congratulate the Chicago Bulls on winning the 1998 National ...
From Feb 1993 to Oct 1998, Moseley Braun missed 57 of 2,255 roll call votes, which is 2.5%. This is on par with the median of 1.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1998. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- Congress-Legislators, a community project collecting election information
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills