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2016 Report Cards: Serving 10+ Years (House)

These statistics dissect the legislative records of Members of Congress during the 114th Congress (Jan 6, 2015-Jan 3, 2017), as of Aug 24, 2017.

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Writing Bipartisan Bills

In this era of partisanship, it is encouraging to see Members of Congress working across the aisle. This is the number of bills introduced by each legislator in the 114th Congress which had both a Democratic cosponsor and a Republican cosponsor.

Serving 10+ Years (House)
most bills
#1 30 Rep. Christopher “Chris” Smith [R-NJ4]
#2 22 Rep. Edward “Ed” Royce [R-CA39]
#2 22 Rep. Ted Poe [R-TX2]
#2 22 Rep. Peter “Pete” King [R-NY2]
#2 22 Rep. Steve Chabot [R-OH1]
#6 21 Rep. David Reichert [R-WA8]
#6 21 Rep. James Sensenbrenner [R-WI5]
#6 21 Rep. Patrick “Pat” Tiberi [R-OH12]
#9 19 Rep. Michael Burgess [R-TX26]
#10 17 Rep. Gus Bilirakis [R-FL12]
#11 16 Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen [R-FL27]
#11 16 Rep. Matt Salmon [R-AZ5, 2013-2016]
#11 16 Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY12]
#11 16 Rep. Eliot Engel [D-NY16]
#11 16 Rep. Charles Boustany [R-LA3, 2013-2016]
#11 16 Rep. Don Young [R-AK0]
#17 14 Rep. Peter Roskam [R-IL6]
#17 14 Rep. Bob Goodlatte [R-VA6]
#17 14 Rep. Michael McCaul [R-TX10]
#17 14 Rep. Steve Israel [D-NY3, 2013-2016]
#21 13 Rep. Tim Ryan [D-OH13]
#21 13 Rep. Rosa DeLauro [D-CT3]
#23 12 Rep. Kevin Brady [R-TX8]
#23 12 Rep. Michael “Mike” Honda [D-CA17, 2013-2016]
#23 12 Rep. Steve Cohen [D-TN9]
#23 12 Rep. Trent Franks [R-AZ8]
#23 12 Rep. Ron Kind [D-WI3]
#28 11 Rep. Sam Graves [R-MO6]
#28 11 Rep. Sam Johnson [R-TX3]
#28 11 Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee [D-TX18]
#28 11 Rep. Darrell Issa [R-CA49]
#28 11 Rep. George “G.K.” Butterfield [D-NC1]
#28 11 Rep. Alcee Hastings [D-FL20]
#28 11 Rep. Daniel Lipinski [D-IL3]
#35 10 Rep. Michael Turner [R-OH10]
#35 10 Rep. Lois Capps [D-CA24, 2013-2016]
#35 10 Rep. Vern Buchanan [R-FL16]
#35 10 Rep. Joseph Pitts [R-PA16, 1997-2016]
#35 10 Rep. Mike Thompson [D-CA5]
#40 9 Rep. Bill Shuster [R-PA9]
#40 9 Rep. Charles Dent [R-PA15]
#40 9 Rep. Walter Jones [R-NC3]
#40 9 Rep. Michael Conaway [R-TX11]
#40 9 Rep. Bill Pascrell [D-NJ9]
#40 9 Rep. James “Jim” Langevin [D-RI2]
#46 8 Rep. Marsha Blackburn [R-TN7]
#46 8 Rep. Susan Davis [D-CA53]
#46 8 Rep. Marcy Kaptur [D-OH9]
#46 8 Rep. Tim Murphy [R-PA18, 2003-2017]
#46 8 Rep. Louise Slaughter [D-NY25]
#51 7 Rep. Raúl Grijalva [D-AZ3]
#51 7 Rep. Lamar Smith [R-TX21]
#51 7 Rep. Earl Blumenauer [D-OR3]
#51 7 Rep. Tom Price [R-GA6, 2005-2017]
#51 7 Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz [D-FL23]
#51 7 Rep. Peter Welch [D-VT0]
#51 7 Rep. Joseph “Joe” Crowley [D-NY14]
#51 7 Rep. Eddie Johnson [D-TX30]
#51 7 Rep. Devin Nunes [R-CA22]
#51 7 Rep. Stephen Lynch [D-MA8]
#51 7 Rep. Zoe Lofgren [D-CA19]
#51 7 Rep. Keith Ellison [D-MN5]
#51 7 Rep. Henry “Hank” Johnson [D-GA4]
#51 7 Rep. Jerrold Nadler [D-NY10]
#51 7 Rep. Al Green [D-TX9]
#51 7 Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers [R-WA5]
#51 7 Rep. Linda Sánchez [D-CA38]
#51 7 Rep. Diana DeGette [D-CO1]
#51 7 Rep. Barbara Lee [D-CA13]
#51 7 Rep. John Larson [D-CT1]
#51 7 Rep. Jeff Miller [R-FL1, 2001-2016]
#72 6 Rep. Peter DeFazio [D-OR4]
#72 6 Rep. James “Jim” McGovern [D-MA2]
#72 6 Rep. Gene Green [D-TX29]
#72 6 Rep. Randy Neugebauer [R-TX19, 2003-2016]
#72 6 Rep. John Conyers [D-MI13]
#72 6 Rep. Albio Sires [D-NJ8]
#72 6 Rep. Jeff Fortenberry [R-NE1]
#72 6 Rep. Brian Higgins [D-NY26]
#72 6 Rep. John “Jimmy” Duncan [R-TN2]
#72 6 Rep. Nita Lowey [D-NY17]
#72 6 Rep. John Lewis [D-GA5]
#72 6 Rep. Timothy Walz [D-MN1]
#72 6 Rep. Adrian Smith [R-NE3]
#72 6 Rep. Ed Perlmutter [D-CO7]
#72 6 Rep. Anna Eshoo [D-CA18]
#72 6 Rep. Rick Larsen [D-WA2]
#72 6 Rep. Ken Calvert [R-CA42]
#89 5 Rep. Dana Rohrabacher [R-CA48]
#89 5 Rep. Joe Barton [R-TX6]
#89 5 Rep. Greg Walden [R-OR2]
#89 5 Sen. Chris Van Hollen [D-MD]
#89 5 Rep. Michael Capuano [D-MA7]
#89 5 Rep. Pete Sessions [R-TX32]
#89 5 Rep. David Scott [D-GA13]
#89 5 Rep. Frank LoBiondo [R-NJ2]
#89 5 Rep. Joe Courtney [D-CT2]
#89 5 Rep. Scott Garrett [R-NJ5, 2003-2016]
#89 5 Rep. Henry Cuellar [D-TX28]
#89 5 Rep. Maxine Waters [D-CA43]
#89 5 Rep. Stevan “Steve” Pearce [R-NM2]
#102 4 Rep. John Kline [R-MN2, 2003-2016]
#102 4 Rep. Madeleine Bordallo [D-GU0]
#102 4 Rep. Randy Forbes [R-VA4, 2001-2016]
#102 4 Rep. Corrine Brown [D-FL5, 2013-2016]
#102 4 Rep. Jim Cooper [D-TN5]
#102 4 Rep. Charles “Charlie” Rangel [D-NY13, 2013-2016]
#102 4 Rep. Virginia Foxx [R-NC5]
#102 4 Rep. Fred Upton [R-MI6]
#102 4 Rep. Adam Schiff [D-CA28]
#102 4 Rep. Janice “Jan” Schakowsky [D-IL9]
#102 4 Rep. John Sarbanes [D-MD3]
#102 4 Rep. David Price [D-NC4]
#102 4 Rep. Kenny Marchant [R-TX24]
#102 4 Rep. David Loebsack [D-IA2]
#102 4 Rep. Bobby Rush [D-IL1]
#102 4 Rep. Betty McCollum [D-MN4]
#102 4 Rep. Tom Cole [R-OK4]
#102 4 Rep. Richard Nolan [D-MN8]
#102 4 Rep. Gregory Meeks [D-NY5]
#121 3 Rep. Doris Matsui [D-CA6]
#121 3 Rep. Gwen Moore [D-WI4]
#121 3 Rep. Sanford Bishop [D-GA2]
#121 3 Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5]
#121 3 Rep. Jim McDermott [D-WA7, 1989-2016]
#121 3 Rep. A. Dutch Ruppersberger [D-MD2]
#121 3 Rep. John Shimkus [R-IL15]
#121 3 Rep. Michael “Mike” Simpson [R-ID2]
#121 3 Rep. Ander Crenshaw [R-FL4, 2001-2016]
#121 3 Rep. Patrick McHenry [R-NC10]
#121 3 Rep. Joe Wilson [R-SC2]
#121 3 Rep. Lloyd Doggett [D-TX35]
#121 3 Rep. Grace Napolitano [D-CA32]
#121 3 Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC0]
#121 3 Rep. Robert “Bobby” Scott [D-VA3]
#121 3 Rep. Elijah Cummings [D-MD7]
#121 3 Rep. Lacy Clay [D-MO1]
#121 3 Rep. Paul Ryan [R-WI1]
#121 3 Rep. Frank Pallone [D-NJ6]
#140 2 Rep. Steve King [R-IA4]
#140 2 Rep. Robert Brady [D-PA1]
#140 2 Rep. Lynn Westmoreland [R-GA3, 2007-2016]
#140 2 Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard [D-CA40]
#140 2 Rep. Brad Sherman [D-CA30]
#140 2 Rep. John Culberson [R-TX7]
#140 2 Rep. Richard Neal [D-MA1]
#140 2 Rep. Yvette Clarke [D-NY9]
#140 2 Rep. Peter Visclosky [D-IN1]
#140 2 Rep. Michael “Mike” Doyle [D-PA14]
#140 2 Rep. Marshall “Mark” Sanford [R-SC1]
#140 2 Rep. John Carter [R-TX31]
#140 2 Rep. José Serrano [D-NY15]
#140 2 Rep. Danny Davis [D-IL7]
#140 2 Rep. Frank Lucas [R-OK3]
#140 2 Rep. John Yarmuth [D-KY3]
#140 2 Rep. Kathy Castor [D-FL14]
#140 2 Rep. Doug Lamborn [R-CO5]
#140 2 Rep. Xavier Becerra [D-CA34, 2013-2017]
#140 2 Rep. Rob Bishop [R-UT1]
#140 2 Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen [R-NJ11]
#140 2 Rep. Louie Gohmert [R-TX1]
#140 2 Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart [R-FL25]
#140 2 Rep. Sander Levin [D-MI9]
#140 2 Rep. Sam Farr [D-CA20, 2013-2016]
#140 2 Rep. Adam Smith [D-WA9]
#166 1 Rep. Robert Aderholt [R-AL4]
#166 1 Rep. Mike Rogers [R-AL3]
#166 1 Rep. Harold “Hal” Rogers [R-KY5]
#166 1 Rep. Jerry McNerney [D-CA9]
#166 1 Rep. Kay Granger [R-TX12]
#166 1 Rep. Kevin McCarthy [R-CA23]
#166 1 Rep. Loretta Sanchez [D-CA46, 2013-2016]
#166 1 Rep. James “Jim” Clyburn [D-SC6]
#166 1 Rep. Rubén Hinojosa [D-TX15, 1997-2016]
#166 1 Rep. Collin Peterson [D-MN7]
#166 1 Rep. Jim Costa [D-CA16]
#166 1 Rep. Mac Thornberry [R-TX13]
#166 1 Rep. Bennie Thompson [D-MS2]
#166 1 Rep. Emanuel Cleaver [D-MO5]
#180 0 Rep. Jim Jordan [R-OH4]
#180 0 Rep. Nydia Velázquez [D-NY7]
#180 0 Rep. Jeb Hensarling [R-TX5]
#180 0 Rep. Nancy Pelosi [D-CA12]
#180 0 Rep. Luis Gutiérrez [D-IL4]
#180 0 Rep. John Mica [R-FL7, 1993-2016]
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Additional Notes

The Speaker’s Votes: Missed votes are not computed for the Speaker of the House. According to current House rules, the Speaker of the House is not required to vote in “ordinary legislative proceedings.” In practice this means the Speaker of the House rarely votes but is not considered absent.

Leadership/Ideology: The leadership and ideology scores are not displayed for Members of Congress who introduced fewer than 10 bills, or, for ideology, for Members of Congress that have a low leadership score, as there is usually not enough data in these cases to compute reliable leadership and ideology statistics.

Ranking Members (RkMembs): The chair of a committee is always selected from the political party that holds the most seats in the chamber, called the “majority party”. The “ranking member” (sometimes “RkMembs”) is the title given to the senior-most member of the committee not in the majority party.

Freshmen/Sophomores: Freshmen and sophomores are Members of Congress whose first term (in the same chamber at the end of the 114th Congress) was the 114th Congress (freshmen) or 113th (sophomores). Members of Congress who took office within the last few months of a Congress are considered freshmen in the next Congress as well.