Our unique analysis of the bills Russo sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 1992. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Russo is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Russo sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Taxation (36%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (21%) Crime and Law Enforcement (15%) Labor and Employment (8%) International Affairs (5%) Health (5%) Economics and Public Finance (5%) Transportation and Public Works (5%)
Some of Russo’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5648 (102nd): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to revise the application ...
- H.R. 4951 (102nd): To suspend until January 1, 1995, the duty on Calan IR and ...
- H.R. 4952 (102nd): To suspend until January 1, 1995, the duty on TFA and DM-8.
- H.Res. 389 (102nd): Concerning peace with justice in Ireland.
- H.R. 4324 (102nd): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require continuation coverage ...
- H.Con.Res. 275 (102nd): Expressing the sense of the Congress that the United States should reduce ...
- H.R. 4083 (102nd): To make permanent the transfer to the Railroad Retirement Account of income ...
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From Jan 1975 to Oct 1992, Russo missed 817 of 9,472 roll call votes, which is 8.6%. This is worse than the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1992. 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:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills