Our unique analysis of the bills Carnahan sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the Senate.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 2002. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Carnahan is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Carnahan was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
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).
Carnahan sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (14%) Health (14%) Crime and Law Enforcement (14%) Families (14%) Economics and Public Finance (12%) Commerce (11%) Finance and Financial Sector (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%)
Some of Carnahan’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 2842 (107th): Senior Self-Sufficiency Act
- S. 2831 (107th): Airline Worker Relief Act of 2002
- S. 2820 (107th): A bill to increase the priority dollar amount for unsecured claims, and ...
- S. 2783 (107th): Honor Our Heroes Act
- S. 2511 (107th): Child Obscenity and Pornography Prevention Act of 2002
- S. 2472 (107th): A bill for the relief of Rosemary Bichage.
- S. 2470 (107th): Global Nuclear Security Initiative Act of 2002
From Jan 2001 to Nov 2002, Carnahan missed 10 of 633 roll call votes, which is 1.6%. This is on par with the median of 1.8% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Nov 2002. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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