The results

See also the full set of results for each senator (as a spreadsheet). Notice patterns or suprises that we didn’t note? Email us or comment below.

Senator Party State Score Grade
Amy Klobuchar D MN

24

A

Christopher Dodd D CT

23

A

Johnny Isakson R GA

23

A

John Kerry D MA

22

A

James Inhofe R OK

22

A

Judd Gregg R NH

22

A

Olympia Snowe R ME

22

A

Kirsten Gillibrand D NY

21

A

Dianne Feinstein D CA

21

A

Orrin Hatch R UT

21

A

Kent Conrad D ND

21

A

Jeff Merkley D OR

21

A

Maria Cantwell D WA

21

A

Bob Casey, Jr. D PA

21

A

Ted Kennedy D MA

20

B

Bernie Sanders I VT

20

B

Joe Lieberman I CT

20

B

Mike Crapo R ID

20

B

Sheldon Whitehouse D RI

20

B

Mark Pryor D AR

20

B

Arlen Specter D PA

19

B

Patty Murray D WA

19

B

Frank Lautenberg D NJ

19

B

Daniel Inouye D HI

19

B

Daniel Akaka D HI

19

B

Carl Levin D MI

19

B

Harry Reid D NV

19

B

Ben Cardin D MD

19

B

Jeanne Shaheen D NH

19

B

Jack Reed D RI

19

B

Sherrod Brown D OH

19

B

Russ Feingold D WI

19

B

Kit Bond R MO

18

B

Thomas R. Carper D DE

18

B

Mark Udall D CO

18

B

Bob Menendez D NJ

18

B

Richard Lugar R IN

17

B

Jay Rockefeller D WV

17

B

Max Baucus D MT

17

B

Mike Enzi R WY

17

B

Richard Durbin D IL

17

B

Chuck Grassley R IA

16

B

Pat Roberts R KS

16

B

Patrick Leahy D VT

16

B

Ron Wyden D OR

16

B

John Thune R SD

16

B

Mike Johanns R NE

15

C

Lisa Murkowski R AK

15

C

Blanche Lincoln D AR

15

C

Richard Shelby R AL

14

C

Tom Udall D NM

14

C

John Ensign R NV

14

C

Michael Bennet D CO

14

C

Barbara Mikulski D MD

13

C

John Cornyn R TX

13

C

Jim Bunning R KY

12

C

Lamar Alexander R TN

12

C

Tim Johnson D SD

12

C

Tom Coburn R OK

12

C

Bob Corker R TN

12

C

Mark Begich D AK

12

C

Robert Foster Bennett R UT

11

C

Ted Kaufman D DE

11

C

Jim Risch R ID

11

C

Jeff Sessions R AL

11

C

Kay Hagan D NC

11

C

Claire McCaskill D MO

11

C

Sam Brownback R KS

11

C

Herb Kohl D WI

10

D

Barbara Boxer D CA

10

D

Evan Bayh D IN

10

D

David Vitter R LA

10

D

Richard Burr R NC

9

D

Jeff Bingaman D NM

8

D

Debbie Stabenow D MI

8

D

John Barrasso R WY

8

D

John McCain R AZ

7

D

Byron Dorgan D ND

7

D

Chuck Schumer D NY

7

D

Roger Wicker R MS

7

D

Lindsey Graham R SC

7

D

Mary Landrieu D LA

7

D

Robert Byrd D WV

6

D

Ben Nelson D NE

6

D

Saxby Chambliss R GA

6

D

Susan Collins R ME

6

D

Jon Tester D MT

6

D

George Voinovich R OH

5

F

Mel Martinez R FL

5

F

Kay Bailey Hutchison R TX

4

F

Jim DeMint R SC

4

F

Mark Warner D VA

4

F

Jon Kyl R AZ

3

F

Bill Nelson D FL

3

F

Tom Harkin D IA

2

F

Jim Webb D VA

1

F

Roland Burris D IL

0

F

Thad Cochran R MS

0

F

Mitch McConnell R KY

0

F

Not included: Al Franken (D-MN)

Vanessa Kerr and Claire Thompson contributed reporting to this story.