Spending Sheriffs and Budget Bandits
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These members served in Congress from 2012-2012.

Ending Spending wants to make it very easy for taxpayers to seek change from their elected representatives.
A Representative or Senator who supports out-of-control deficit spending is classified as a Budget Bandit. A Representative or Senator who has sponsored, co-sponsored, or voted for specific pieces of legislation that included an enforceable cap on total federal spending is classified as a Spending Sheriff.

Ending Spending want to make it very easy for taxpayers to seek change from their elected representatives. A Representative who supports out-of-control deficit spending is classified as a Budget Bandit. A Representative who has sponsored, co-sponsored, or voted for specific pieces of legislation that included an enforceable cap on total federal spending is classified as a Spending Sheriff.

238 Republicans / 5 Democrats
Lawmaker State Party
member Sandy Adams FL (R)
member Robert Aderholt AL (R)
member Todd Akin MO (R)
member Rodney Alexander LA (R)
member Justin Amash MI (R)
member Robert E. Andrews NJ (D)
member Steve Austria OH (R)
member Michele Bachmann MN (R)
member Spencer Bachus AL (R)
member Lou Barletta PA (R)
member Roscoe Bartlett MD (R)
member Joe Barton TX (R)
member Charles Bass NH (R)
member Dan Benishek MI (R)
member Rick Berg ND (R)
member Judy Biggert IL (R)
member Brian P. Bilbray CA (R)
member Gus M. Bilirakis FL (R)
member Rob Bishop UT (R)
member Diane Black TN (R)
member Marsha Blackburn TN (R)
member John Boehner OH (R)
member Jo Bonner AL (R)
member Mary Bono CA (R)
member Dan Boren OK (D)
member Leonard Boswell IA (D)
member Charles W. Boustany Jr. LA (R)
member Kevin Brady TX (R)
member Mo Brooks AL (R)
member Paul C. Broun GA (R)
member Vern Buchanan FL (R)
member Larry Bucshon IN (R)
member Ann Marie Buerkle NY (R)
member Michael Burgess TX (R)
member Dan Burton IN (R)
member Ken Calvert CA (R)
member Dave Camp MI (R)
member John Campbell CA (R)
member Eric Cantor VA (R)
member Shelley Moore Capito WV (R)
member John Carney DE (D)
member John Carter TX (R)
member Bill Cassidy LA (R)
member Steve Chabot OH (R)
member Jason Chaffetz UT (R)
member James E. Clyburn SC (D)
member Howard Coble NC (R)
member Mike Coffman CO (R)
member Tom Cole OK (R)
member Michael K. Conaway TX (R)
member Jim Cooper TN (D)
member Jim Costa CA (D)
member Chip Cravaack MN (R)
member Rick Crawford AR (R)
member Ander Crenshaw FL (R)
member Henry Cuellar TX (D)
member John Culberson TX (R)
member Geoff Davis KY (R)
member Jeff Denham CA (R)
member Charles W. Dent PA (R)
member Scott Des-Jarlais TN (R)
member Mario Diaz-Balart FL (R)
member Robert Dold IL (R)
member David Dreier CA (R)
member Sean P. Duffy WI (R)
member Jeff Duncan SC (R)
member John J. Duncan Jr. TN (R)
member Renee Ellmers NC (R)
member Jo Ann Emerson MO (R)
member Blake Farenthold TX (R)
member Chaka Fattah PA (D)
member Stephen Fincher TN (R)
member Michael G. Fitzpatrick PA (R)
member Jeff Flake AZ (R)
member Chuck Fleischmann TN (R)
member John Fleming LA (R)
member Bill Flores TX (R)
member Randy J. Forbes VA (R)
member Jeff Fortenberry NE (R)
member Virginia Foxx NC (R)
member Trent Franks AZ (R)
member Rodney Frelinghuysen NJ (R)
member Elton Gallegly CA (R)
member Cory Gardner CO (R)
member Scott Garrett NJ (R)
member Jim Gerlach PA (R)
member Bob Gibbs OH (R)
member Chris Gibson NY (R)
member Phil Gingrey GA (R)
member Louie Gohmert TX (R)
member Bob Goodlatte VA (R)
member Paul R. Gosar AZ (R)
member Trey Gowdy SC (R)
member Kay Granger TX (R)
member Sam Graves MO (R)
member Tom Graves GA (R)
member Morgan Griffin VA (R)
member Tim Griffin AK (R)
member Michael Grimm NY (R)
member Frank Guinta NH (R)
member Brett S. Guthrie KY (R)
member Ralph M. Hall TX (R)
member Richard Hanna NY (R)
member Gregg Harper MS (R)
member Andy Harris MD (R)
member Vicky Hartzler MO (R)
member Doc Hastings WA (R)
member Nan Hayworth NY (R)
member Joe Heck NV (R)
member Jeb Hensarling TX (R)
member Wally Herger CA (R)
member Jaime Herrera WA (R)
member Jim Himes CT (D)
member Tim Huelskamp KS (R)
member Bill Huizenga MI (R)
member Randy Hultgren IL (R)
member Duncan D. Hunter CA (R)
member Robert Hurt VA (R)
member Darrell Issa CA (R)
member Lynn Jenkins KS (R)
member Bill Johnson OH (R)
member Sam Johnson TX (R)
member Timothy V. Johnson IL (R)
member Jim Jordan OH (R)
member Mike Kelly PA (R)
member Ron Kind WI (D)
member Pete King NY (R)
member Steve King IA (R)
member Jack Kingston GA (R)
member Adam Kinzinger IL (R)
member John Kline MN (R)
member Raul R. Labrador ID (R)
member Doug Lamborn CO (R)
member Jeffery Landry LA (R)
member Leonard Lance NJ (R)
member James Lankford OK (R)
member Rick Larsen WA (D)
member Tom Latham IA (R)
member Steven C. LaTourette OH (R)
member Robert E. Latta OH (R)
member Jerry Lewis CA (R)
member Daniel Lipinski IL (D)
member Frank LoBiondo NJ (R)
member Billy Long MO (R)
member Frank Lucas OK (R)
member Blaine Luetkemeyer MO (R)
member Cynthia M. Lummis WY (R)
member Daniel E. Lungren CA (R)
member Connie Mack FL (R)
member Donald Manzullo IL (R)
member Kenny Marchant TX (R)
member Tom Marino PA (R)
member Jim Matheson UT (D)
member Kevin McCarthy CA (R)
member Michael T. McCaul TX (R)
member Tom McClintock CA (R)
member Thaddeus McCotter MI (R)
member Patrick T. McHenry NC (R)
member Mike McIntyre NC (D)
member Buck McKeon CA (R)
member David McKinley WV (R)
member Cathy McMorris Rodgers WA (R)
member Pat Meehan PA (R)
member John Mica FL (R)
member Candice Miller MI (R)
member Gary Miller CA (R)
member Jeff Miller FL (R)
member Mick Mulvaney SC (R)
member Tim Murphy PA (R)
member Sue Myrick NC (R)
member Randy Neugebauer TX (R)
member Kristi Noem SD (R)
member Richard Nugent FL (R)
member Devin Nunes CA (R)
member Alan Nunnelee MS (R)
member Pete Olson TX (R)
member Steven Palazzo MS (R)
member Ron Paul TX (R)
member Erik Paulson MN (R)
member Steve Pearce NM (R)
member Mike Pence IN (R)
member Ed Perlmutter CO (D)
member Collin C. Peterson MN (D)
member Thomas Petri WI (R)
member Joseph R. Pitts PA (R)
member Todd Platts PA (R)
member Ted Poe TX (R)
member Jared Polis CO (D)
member Mike Pompeo KS (R)
member Bill Posey FL (R)
member Tom Price GA (R)
member Ben Quayle AZ (R)
member Mike Quigley IL (D)
member Tom Reed NY (R)
member Dennis Rehberg MT (R)
member David G. Reichert WA (R)
member Jim Renacci OH (R)
member Reid Ribble WI (R)
member Scott Rigell VA (R)
member David Rivera FL (R)
member Martha Roby AL (R)
member Phil Roe TN (R)
member Mike Rodgers MI (R)
member Harold Rogers KY (R)
member Mike Rogers AL (R)
member Dana Rohrabacher CA (R)
member Todd Rokita IN (R)
member Tom Rooney FL (R)
member Ileana Ros-Lehtinen FL (R)
member Peter J. Roskam IL (R)
member Dennis Ross FL (R)
member Ed Royce CA (R)
member Jon Runyan NJ (R)
member Paul Ryan WI (R)
member Steve Scalise LA (R)
member Bobby Schilling IL (R)
member Jean Schmidt OH (R)
member Aaron Schnock IL (R)
member Kurt Schrader OR (D)
member Allyson Y. Schwartz PA (D)
member David Schweikert AZ (R)
member Austin Scott GA (R)
member Tim Scott SC (R)
member James F. Sensenbrenner WI (R)
member Pete Sessions TX (R)
member John Shimkus IL (R)
member Heath Shuler NC (D)
member Bill Shuster PA (R)
member Mike Simpson ID (R)
member Adrian Smith NE (R)
member Chris Smith NJ (R)
member Lamar Smith TX (R)
member Steve Southerland FL (R)
member Cliff Stearns FL (R)
member Steve Stivers OH (R)
member Marlin Stutzman IN (R)
member John Sullivan OK (R)
member Lee Terry NE (R)
member Glenn W. Thompson PA (R)
member Mac Thornberry TX (R)
member Pat Tiberi OH (R)
member Scott Tipton CO (R)
member Michael Turner OH (R)
member Fred Upton MI (R)
member Peter Visclosky IN (D)
member Tim Walberg MI (R)
member Greg Walden OR (R)
member Joe Walsh IL (R)
member Mel Watt NC (D)
member Daniel Webster FL (R)
member Allen West FL (R)
member Lynn A. Westmoreland GA (R)
member Ed Whitfield KY (R)
member Joe Wilson SC (R)
member Robert J. Wittman VA (R)
member Frank Wolf VA (R)
member Steve Womack AR (R)
member Robert Woodall GA (R)
member Kevin Yoder KS (R)
member C.W. Bill Young FL (R)
member Don Young AK (R)
member Todd Young IN (R)
Please note that Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici from Oregon is not rated because she was just elected in January 31, 2012. Congressmen Bob Turner and Mark Amodei from New York and Nevada, respectively, are currently not rated because they were elected in September 2011.

Budget Bandits
2 Republicans / 187 Democrats
Lawmaker State Party
member Gary Ackerman NY (D)
member Jason Altmire PA (D)
member Joe Baca CA (D)
member Tammy Baldwin WI (D)
member John Barrow GA (D)
member Karen Bass CA (D)
member Xavier Becerra CA (D)
member Shelley Berkley NV (D)
member Howard Berman CA (D)
member Sanford D. Bishop Jr. GA (D)
member Timothy Bishop NY (D)
member Earl Blumenauer OR (D)
member Robert Brady PA (D)
member Bruce L. Braley IA (D)
member Corrine Brown FL (D)
member G.K. Butterfield NC (D)
member Francisco Canseco TX (R)
member Lois Capps CA (D)
member Micheal E. Capuano MA (D)
member Dennis Cardoza CA (D)
member Russ Carnahan MO (D)
member Andre Carson IN (D)
member Kathy Castor FL (D)
member Ben Chandler KY (D)
member Judy Chu CA (D)
member David Cicilline RI (D)
member Hansen Clark MI (D)
member Yvette D. Clarke NY (D)
member William Clay Jr. MO (D)
member Emanuel Cleaver MO (D)
member Steve Cohen TN (D)
member Gerald E. Connolly VA (D)
member John Conyers Jr. MI (D)
member Jerry Costello IL (D)
member Joe Courtney CT (D)
member Mark Critz PA (D)
member Joseph Crowley NY (D)
member Elijah Cummings MD (D)
member Danny K. Davis IL (D)
member Susan Davis CA (D)
member Peter DeFazio OR (D)
member Diana DeGette CO (D)
member Rosa L. DeLauro CT (D)
member Ted Deutch FL (D)
member Norman D. Dicks WA (D)
member John Dingell MI (D)
member Lloyd Doggett TX (D)
member Joe Donnelly IN (D)
member Mike Doyle PA (D)
member Donna F. Edwards MD (D)
member Keith Ellison MN (D)
member Eliot Engel NY (D)
member Anna G. Eshoo CA (D)
member Sam Farr CA (D)
member Bob Filner CA (D)
member Barney Frank MA (D)
member Marcia L. Fudge OH (D)
member John Garamendi CA (D)
member Charlie A. Gonzalez TX (D)
member Al Green TX (D)
member Gene Green TX (D)
member Raul Grijalva AZ (D)
member Luis Gutierrez IL (D)
member Janice Hahn CA (D)
member Colleen Hanabusa HI (D)
member Alcee L. Hastings FL (D)
member Martin T. Heinrich NM (D)
member Brian Higgins NY (D)
member Maurice Hinchey NY (D)
member Ruben Hinojosa TX (D)
member Mazie K. Hirono HI (D)
member Kathy Hochul NY (D)
member Tim Holden PA (D)
member Rush Holt NJ (D)
member Mike Honda CA (D)
member Steny H. Hoyer MD (D)
member Steve Israel NY (D)
member Jesse L. Jackson Jr. IL (D)
member Sheila Jackson Lee TX (D)
member Eddie Bernice Johnson TX (D)
member Henry C. Johnson GA (D)
member Walter B. Jones NC (R)
member Marcy Kaptur OH (D)
member William Keating MA (D)
member Dale Kildee MI (D)
member Larry Kissell NC (D)
member Dennis J. Kucinich OH (D)
member Jim Langevin RI (D)
member John B. Larson CT (D)
member Barbara Lee CA (D)
member Sander Levin MI (D)
member John Lewis GA (D)
member David Loebsack IA (D)
member Zoe Lofgren CA (D)
member Nita Lowey NY (D)
member Ben R. Lujan NM (D)
member Stephen F. Lynch MA (D)
member Carolyn Maloney NY (D)
member Ed Markey MA (D)
member Doris O. Matsui CA (D)
member Carolyn McCarthy NY (D)
member Betty McCollum MN (D)
member Jim McDermott WA (D)
member James McGovern MA (D)
member Jerry McNerney CA (D)
member Gregory W. Meeks NY (D)
member Michael Michaud ME (D)
member Brad Miller NC (D)
member George Miller CA (D)
member Gwen Moore WI (D)
member James Moran VA (D)
member Christopher S. Murphy CT (D)
member Jerrold Nadler NY (D)
member Grace Napolitano CA (D)
member Richard E. Neal MA (D)
member John Olver MA (D)
member Bill Owens NY (D)
member Frank Pallone Jr. NJ (D)
member Bill Pascrell Jr. NJ (D)
member Ed Pastor AZ (D)
member Nancy Pelosi CA (D)
member Gary Peters MI (D)
member Chellie Pingree ME (D)
member David Price NC (D)
member Nick Rahall WV (D)
member Charles B. Rangel NY (D)
member Silvestre Reyes TX (D)
member Laura Richardson CA (D)
member Cedric Richmond LA (D)
member Mike Ross AK (D)
member Steven Rothman NJ (D)
member Lucille Roybal-Allard CA (D)
member Dutch Ruppersberger MD (D)
member Bobby L. Rush IL (D)
member Tim Ryan OH (D)
member Linda Sanchez CA (D)
member Loretta Sanchez CA (D)
member John P. Sarbanes MD (D)
member Jan Schakowsky IL (D)
member Adam Schiff CA (D)
member David Scott GA (D)
member Robert C. Scott VA (D)
member Jose E. Serrano NY (D)
member Terri A. Sewell AL (D)
member Brad Sherman CA (D)
member Albio Sires NJ (D)
member Louise Slaughter NY (D)
member Adam Smith WA (D)
member Jackie Speier CA (D)
member Fortney Pete Stark CA (D)
member Betty Sutton OH (D)
member Bennie G. Thompson MS (D)
member Mike Thompson CA (D)
member John Tierney MA (D)
member Paul D. Tonko NY (D)
member Edolphus Towns NY (D)
member Niki Tsongas MA (D)
member Chris Van Hollen MD (D)
member Nydia M. VelAjzquez NY (D)
member Timothy J. Walz MN (D)
member Debbie Wasserman Schultz FL (D)
member Maxine Waters CA (D)
member Henry Waxman CA (D)
member Peter Welch VT (D)
member Frederica Wilson FL (D)
member Lynn Woolsey CA (D)
member John A. Yarmuth KY (D)
Ending Spending wants to make it very easy for taxpayers to seek change from their elected representatives. Based on their actions, we have designated Senators as Budget Bandits, Spending Sheriffs, or, if they have been inconsistent with their support regarding controlling spending, they are Bandits Under Investigation.

34 Republicans / 1 Democrats
Lawmaker State Party
member Kelly Ayotte NH (R)
member John Barrasso WY (R)
member John Boozman AR (R)
member Scott P. Brown MA (R)
member Richard Burr NC (R)
member Saxby Chambliss GA (R)
member Daniel Coats IN (R)
member Tom Coburn OK (R)
member Bob Corker TN (R)
member John Cornyn TX (R)
member Mike Crapo ID (R)
member Jim DeMint SC (R)
member Michael B. Enzi WY (R)
member Lindsey Graham SC (R)
member Chuck Grassley IA (R)
member Orrin G. Hatch UT (R)
member Dean Heller NV (R)
member Johnny Isakson GA (R)
member Mike Johanns NE (R)
member Ron Johnson WI (R)
member Mark Kirk IL (R)
member John Kyl AZ (R)
member Mike Lee UT (R)
member John McCain AZ (R)
member Claire McCaskill MO (D)
member Mitch McConnell KY (R)
member Jerry Moran KS (R)
member Rand Paul KY (R)
member Rob Portman OH (R)
member James E. Risch ID (R)
member Marco Rubio FL (R)
member Olympia J. Snowe ME (R)
member John Thune SD (R)
member Patrick J. Toomey PA (R)
member David Vitter LA (R)
Budget Bandits
43 Democrats / 1 Independent
Lawmaker State Party
member Daniel K. Akaka HI (D)
member Max Baucus MT (D)
member Mark Begich AK (D)
member Jeff Bingaman MN (D)
member Richard Blumenthal CT (D)
member Barbara Boxer CA (D)
member Sherrod Brown OH (D)
member Maria Cantwell WA (D)
member Benjamin L. Cardin MD (D)
member Thomas R. Carper DE (D)
member Rober P. Casey Jr. PA (D)
member Kent Conrad ND (D)
member Christopher A. Coons DE (D)
member Richard J. Durbin IL (D)
member Dianne Feinstein CA (D)
member Al Franken MN (D)
member Kirsten E. Gillibrand NY (D)
member Tom Harkin IA (D)
member Daniel K. Inouye HI (D)
member Tim Johnson SD (D)
member John F. Kerry MA (D)
member Amy Klobuchar MN (D)
member Herb Kohl WI (D)
member Mary L. Landrieu LA (D)
member Frank R. Lautenberg NJ (D)
member Patick J. Leahy VT (D)
member Carl Levin MI (D)
member Robert Menendez NJ (D)
member Jeff Merkley OR (D)
member Barbara A. Mikulski MD (D)
member Patty Murray WA (D)
member Ben Nelson NE (D)
member Bill Nelson FL (D)
member Mark L. Pryor AR (D)
member Jack Reed RI (D)
member Harry Reid NV (D)
member John D. Rockefeller, IV WV (D)
member Bernard Sanders VT (I)
member Charles E. Schumer NY (D)
member Jeanne Shaheen NH (D)
member John Tester MT (D)
member Tom Udall NM (D)
member Jim Webb VA (D)
member Sheldon Whitehouse RI (D)
member Ron Wyden OR (D)

Bandits Under Investigation
13 Republicans / 7 Democrats / 1 Independent
Supports Only a Cap on Federal Spending
Supports Only an Earmark Ban
Lawmaker State Party
member Lamar Alexander TN (R)
member Michael F. Bennet CO (D)
member Roy Blunt MO (R)
member Thad Cochran MS (R)
member Susan M. Collins ME (R)
member Kay R. Hagan NC (D)
member John Hoeven ND (R)
member Kay Bailey Hutchison TX (R)
member James M. Inhofe OK (R)
member Joseph I. Lieberman CT (I)
member Richard G. Lugar IN (R)
member Joe Manchin, III WV (D)
member Lisa Murkowski AK (R)
member Bill Nelson FL (D)
member Pat Roberts KS (R)
member Jeff Sessions AL (R)
member Richard C. Shelby AL (R)
member Debbie Stabenow MI (D)
member Mark Udall CO (D)
member Mark R. Warner VA (D)
member Roger F. Wicker MS (R)

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