Our unique analysis of the bills Bruce 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). Bruce is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Bruce sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Bruce’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 5033 (102nd): To reliquidate certain entries on which excessive countervailing duties were paid, and ...
- H.R. 4299 (102nd): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 in order to provide ...
- H.Res. 331 (102nd): Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the opening of ...
- H.R. 3319 (102nd): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to treat as sale ...
- H.R. 3216 (102nd): Food Quality Protection Act of 1991
- H.R. 2871 (102nd): Clean Coal Technology Efficiency Improvement Act of 1991
- H.R. 2661 (102nd): Maternal and Early Childhood Health Care Act of 1991
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From Jan 1985 to Oct 1992, Bruce missed 62 of 3,665 roll call votes, which is 1.7%. This is better 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