Our unique analysis of the bills Dole sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the Senate.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 2008. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Dole is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Dole was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:
- S. 1663 (108th): A bill to replace certain Coastal Barrier Resources System maps.
- S. 709 (108th): Gold Medal to Tony Blair bill
We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.
Dole sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Foreign Trade and International Finance (22%) Government Operations and Politics (19%) Economics and Public Finance (14%) Social Welfare (10%) Commerce (10%) Labor and Employment (9%) Finance and Financial Sector (8%) Education (8%)
Some of Dole’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 3679 (110th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand ...
- S.Res. 695 (110th): A resolution commending the Honor Flight Network and its volunteers and donors ...
- S. 3591 (110th): Motor Fuel Supply and Distribution Improvement Act
- S.Res. 664 (110th): A resolution celebrating the centennial of Union Station in Washington, District of ...
- S. 3336 (110th): New Clean Energy Tax Extenders Act
- S. 3113 (110th): A bill to reinstate the Interim Management Strategy governing off-road vehicle use ...
- S.Res. 572 (110th): A resolution calling upon the Court of Appeal for the Second Appellate ...
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H.R. 1424 (110th): Paul Wellstone Mental Health and Addiction Equity Act of 2007
Oct 1, 2008. Bill Passed 74/25.
This is the Senate's October 2008 Economic Stimulus Relief Bill. This bill was originally introduced in March 2007 and passed the House as the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008. In October 2008, it was co-opted as the so-called "vehicle" to pass the relief bill ...
H.R. 7081 (110th): United States-India Nuclear Cooperation Approval and Nonproliferation Enhancement Act
Oct 1, 2008. Bill Passed 86/13.
H.R. 6124 (110th): Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008
Jun 18, 2008. Veto Overridden 80/14.
H.R. 2642 (110th): Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008
May 22, 2008. Motion Rejected 34/63.
H.R. 2419 (110th): Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008
Dec 14, 2007. Bill Passed 79/14.
The Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (Pub.L. 110–234, H.R. 2419, 122 Stat. 923, enacted May 22, 2008, also known as the 2008 U.S. Farm Bill) was a $288 billion, five-year agricultural policy bill that was passed into law by the United States Congress ...
H.R. 1 (110th): Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007
Jul 26, 2007. Conference Report Agreed to 85/8.
The Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007 (Pub.L. 110–53), is an Act of Congress. The Act implements some of the recommendations of the 9/11 Commission including mandating 100% inspection of all air and sea cargo entering the United States, and a new ...
S. 4 (110th): Improving America’s Security Act of 2007
Mar 13, 2007. Bill Passed 60/38.
On the Nomination PN177: Gen. George W. Casey, Jr., in the Army, to be General
Feb 8, 2007. Nomination Confirmed 83/14.
From Jan 2003 to Dec 2008, Dole missed 48 of 1,977 roll call votes, which is 2.4%. This is on par with the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 2008. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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