A study released last week by National Journal magazine in Washington lists four Republicans from Ohio among the 10 most-conservative members of the U.S. House.It will also come as no surprise that we also have the most liberal Senator.
Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Urbana, earned a tie for first by voting the conservative position 95 percent of the time on 93 key House votes last year. He was followed by Rep. Jean Schmidt, R-Loveland, with 94.5 percent; House Speaker John Boehner, R-West Chester, with 94.2percent; and Rep. Bob Latta, R-Bowling Green, with 94 percent.
Boehner's votes came when he was minority leader. As speaker now, he rarely votes.
The same survey rated (Sherrod) Brown as tied with eight other senators for the most-liberal voting record of 2010, at 83.3 percent.We have work to do in 2012, people.
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