Best and Worst Senators for Children

The average Senate score for children was 79 percent. There were 31 Senators who scored 100 percent and 18 Senators who scored 50 percent or below.

The Best Senators for Children Scored 100 Percent

Sen. Daniel Akaka (D-HI) 100%   Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ) 100%
Sen. Max Baucus (D-MT) 100%   Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) 100%
Sen. Jeff Bingaman (D-NM) 100%   Sen. Carl Levin (D-MI) 100%
Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) 100%   Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-CT) 100%
Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA) 100%   Sen. Robert Menendez (D-NJ) 100%
Sen. Benjamin Cardin (D-MD) 100%   Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) 100%
Sen. Bob Casey (D-PA) 100%   Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL) 100%
Sen. Christopher Dodd (D-CT) 100%   Sen. Mark Pryor (D-AR) 100%
Sen. Byron Dorgan (D-ND) 100%   Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) 100%
Sen. Richard Durbin (D-IL) 100%   Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) 100%
Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) 100%   Sen. Ken Salazar (D-CO) 100%
Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA) 100%   Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) 100%
Sen. Daniel Inouye (D-HI) 100%   Sen. Deborah Stabenow (D-MI) 100%
Sen. Tim Johnson (D-SD) 100%   Sen. Jon Tester (D-MT) 100%
Sen. Herb Kohl (D-WI) 100%   Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) 100%
Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA) 100%      

 

The Worst Senators for Children Scored 50 Percent or Below

Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) 50%   Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-NE) 40%
Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-NY) 50%   Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) 50%
Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK) 20%   Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK) 40%
Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) 50%   Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-MA) 40%
Sen. Jim DeMint (R-SC) 0%   Sen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ) 20%
Sen. Pete Domenici (R-NM) 50%   Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) 40%
Sen. John Ensign (R-NV) 50%   Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) 44%
Sen. Michael Enzi (R-WY) 50%   Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) 50%
Sen. Judd Gregg (R-NH) 50%   Sen. George Voinovich (R-OH) 50%