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Vote number 2000-450 reducing tax payments on Social Security benefits
on Jul 27, 2000 regarding bill HR 4865 Bill sponsored by Archer, R-TX
Results: Bill passed: FOR: 265; AGAINST: 159

Vote to pass a bill that would reduce the percentage of Social Security benefits that is taxable from 85 to 50 percent for single taxpayers with incomes over $25,000 and married couples with incomes over $32,000. The revenues that would be lost for the Medicare trust fund would be replaced by money from the general fund.

Categorized under Social Security

Voting Y counts for 1 points on VoteMatch question 6: Privatize Social Security.



Democrats voting on 2000-450

Neil Abercrombie YESHawaii Democrat (Resigned 2010)
Gary Ackerman NONew York Dem./Ind./Lib./Working-Fam.
Tom Allen NOMaine Democrat (Retiring 2008)
Rob Andrews NONew Jersey Democrat
Joe Baca NOCalifornia Democrat
Brian Baird NOWashington Democrat (until 2010)
John Baldacci NOMaine Democrat
Tammy Baldwin NOWisconsin Democrat
James Barcia NOMichigan Democrat
Tom Barrett NOWisconsin Democrat
Xavier Becerra NOCalifornia Democrat
Ken Bentsen NOTexas Democrat
Shelley Berkley YESNevada Democrat (Senate run 2012)
Howard Berman NOCalifornia Democrat
Rod Blagojevich YESIllinois Democrat
Earl Blumenauer NOOregon Democrat
David Bonior NOMichigan Democrat
Robert Borski NOPennsylvania Democrat
Leonard Boswell YESIowa Democrat
Rick Boucher YESVirginia Democrat (until 2010)
Robert Brady NOPennsylvania Democrat
Corrine Brown NOFlorida Democrat
Sherrod Brown NOOhio Democrat
Lois Capps YESCalifornia Democrat
Michael Capuano NOMassachusetts Democrat
Benjamin Cardin NOMaryland Democrat
Julia Carson NOIndiana Democrat (Deceased 2008)
Eva Clayton NONorth Carolina Democrat (Until 2004)
Bob Clement YESTennessee Democrat
James Clyburn NOSouth Carolina Democrat
Gary Condit YESCalifornia Democrat
John Conyers NOMichigan Democrat
Jerry Costello NOIllinois Democrat
William Coyne NOPennsylvania Democrat
Bud Cramer YESAlabama Democrat (Retiring 2008)
Joseph Crowley YESNew York Democrat
Elijah Cummings NOMaryland Democrat
Pat Danner YESMissouri Democrat
Danny Davis NOIllinois Democrat
Jim Davis NOFlorida Democrat
Peter Defazio YESOregon Democrat
Diana DeGette NOColorado Democrat
Bill Delahunt NOMassachusetts Democrat (until 2010)
Rosa DeLauro NOConnecticut Democrat
Peter Deutsch YESFlorida Democrat (Until 2004)
Norm Dicks NOWashington Democrat
John Dingell NOMichigan Democrat
Julian Dixon NOCalifornia Democrat
Lloyd Doggett NOTexas Democrat
Cal Dooley YESCalifornia Democrat (Until 2004)
Mike Doyle NOPennsylvania Democrat
Chet Edwards NOTexas Democrat (until 2010)
Eliot Engel YESNew York Democrat/Liberal
Anna Eshoo NOCalifornia Democrat
Bob Etheridge NONorth Carolina Democrat (Unseated 2010)
Lane Evans YESIllinois Democrat
Sam Farr NOCalifornia Democrat
Chaka Fattah NOPennsylvania Democrat
Bob Filner NOCalifornia Democrat (Mayoral run 2011)
Harold Ford NOTennessee Democrat
Barney Frank NOMassachusetts Democrat
Martin Frost NOTexas Democrat (Until 2004)
Sam Gejdenson YESConnecticut Democrat
Dick Gephardt NOMissouri Democrat (Until 2004)
Bart Gordon YESTennessee Democrat (until 2010)
Gene Green NOTexas Democrat
Luis Gutierrez NOIllinois Democrat
Ralph Moody Hall YESTexas Democrat
Tony Hall NOOhio Democrat (until 2002)
Alcee Hastings NOFlorida Democrat
Baron Hill NOIndiana Democrat (until 2010)
Earl Hilliard NOAlabama Democrat
Maurice Hinchey NONew York Dem./Ind./Lib./Working-Fam.
Ruben Hinojosa NOTexas Democrat
Joseph Hoeffel NOPennsylvania Democrat (Until 2004)
Tim Holden NOPennsylvania Democrat
Rush Holt YESNew Jersey Democrat
Darlene Hooley YESOregon Democrat (Retiring 2008)
Steny Hoyer NOMaryland Democrat
Jay Inslee YESWashington Democrat
Jesse Louis Jackson NOIllinois Democrat
Sheila Jackson Lee NOTexas Democrat
William Jefferson NOLouisiana Democrat
Chris John NOLouisiana Democrat (Until 2004)
Eddie Bernice Johnson NOTexas Democrat
Stephanie Tubbs Jones NOOhio Democrat (Deceased, 2008)
Paul Kanjorski NOPennsylvania Democrat (until 2010)
Marcy Kaptur YESOhio Democrat
Patrick Kennedy NORhode Island Democrat (until 2010)
Dale Kildee NOMichigan Democrat
Carolyn Kilpatrick NOMichigan Democrat (until 2010)
Ron Kind NOWisconsin Democrat
Jerry Kleczka NOWisconsin Democrat (Until 2004)
Ron Klink NOPennsylvania Democrat
Dennis Kucinich YESOhio Democrat
John LaFalce NONew York Democrat/Ind./Lib. (Until 2004
Nicholas Lampson YESTexas Democrat (Unseated 2008)
John Larson YESConnecticut Democrat
Barbara Lee NOCalifornia Democrat
Sander Levin NOMichigan Democrat
John Lewis NOGeorgia Democrat
William Lipinski NOIllinois Democrat (Until 2004)
Zoe Lofgren NOCalifornia Democrat
Nita Lowey YESNew York Democrat
Ken Lucas YESKentucky Democrat (Until 2004)
Bill Luther YESMinnesota Democrat/Farmer/Labor
Carolyn Maloney YESNew York Democrat/Liberal
Jim Maloney YESConnecticut Democrat (retired)
Ed Markey NOMassachusetts Democrat
Frank Mascara NOPennsylvania Democrat
Robert Matsui NOCalifornia Democrat (deceased)
Carolyn McCarthy YESNew York Dem./Ind./Working-Families
Karen McCarthy NOMissouri Democrat (Until 2004)
Jim McDermott NOWashington Democrat
Jim McGovern NOMassachusetts Democrat
Mike McIntyre NONorth Carolina Democrat
Cynthia McKinney YESGeorgia Democrat
Michael McNulty NONew York Dem./Cons. (Retiring 2008)
Marty Meehan NOMassachusetts Democrat (Retired 2007)
Carrie Meek NOFlorida Democrat (retired 2002)
Gregory Meeks NONew York Dem./Working-Families
Robert Menendez NONew Jersey Democrat
Juanita Millender-McDonald NOCalifornia Democrat
George Miller NOCalifornia Democrat
David Minge NOMinnesota Democrat/Farmer/Labor
Patsy Mink YESHawaii Democrat
Joe Moakley NOMassachusetts Democrat
Alan Mollohan NOWest Virginia Democrat
Dennis Moore YESKansas Democrat (until 2010)
James Moran NOVirginia Democrat
John Murtha NOPennsylvania Democrat (Deceased Feb. 2010)
Jerrold Nadler YESNew York Dem./Lib./Working-Families
Grace Napolitano NOCalifornia Democrat
Richard Neal NOMassachusetts Democrat
James Oberstar NOMinnesota Dem./Farmer/Labor (until 2010)
David Obey NOWisconsin Democrat (until 2010)
John Olver NOMassachusetts Democrat
Solomon Ortiz NOTexas Democrat (Unseated 2010)
Major Owens NONew York Democrat (until 2007)
Frank Pallone NONew Jersey Democrat
Bill Pascrell NONew Jersey Democrat
Ed Pastor NOArizona Democrat
Donald Payne NONew Jersey Democrat
Nancy Pelosi NOCalifornia Democrat
Collin Peterson NOMinnesota Democrat/Farmer/Labor
David Phelps NOIllinois Democrat
Owen Pickett NOVirginia Democrat
Earl Pomeroy NONorth Dakota Democrat (until 2010)
David Eugene Price NONorth Carolina Democrat
Nick Rahall NOWest Virginia Democrat
Silvestre Reyes NOTexas Democrat
Lynn Nancy Rivers NOMichigan Democrat
Ciro Rodriguez NOTexas Democrat (until 2010)
Tim Roemer YESIndiana Democrat
Steven Rothman NONew Jersey Democrat
Lucille Roybal-Allard NOCalifornia Democrat
Bobby Rush NOIllinois Democrat
Martin Sabo NOMinnesota Democrat/Farmer/Labor
Loretta Sanchez YESCalifornia Democrat
Max Sandlin YESTexas Democrat (Until 2004)
Tom Sawyer NOOhio Democrat
Jan Schakowsky YESIllinois Democrat
Bobby Scott NOVirginia Democrat
Jose Serrano NONew York Democrat/Liberal
Brad Sherman NOCalifornia Democrat
Ronnie Shows YESMississippi Democrat
Norman Sisisky YESVirginia Democrat
Ike Skelton NOMissouri Democrat (until 2010)
Louise Slaughter NONew York Democrat
Debbie Stabenow YESMichigan Democrat
Pete Stark NOCalifornia Democrat
Charles Stenholm NOTexas Democrat
Ted Strickland NOOhio Democrat
Bart Stupak NOMichigan Democrat (until 2010)
John Tanner NOTennessee Democrat (until 2010)
Gene Taylor NOMississippi Democrat (until 2010)
Bennie Thompson NOMississippi Democrat
Mike Thompson NOCalifornia Democrat
John Tierney NOMassachusetts Democrat
Ed Towns NONew York Democrat/Liberal
Jim Traficant YESOhio Democrat
Jim Turner YESTexas Democrat (Until 2004)
Mark Udall NOColorado Democrat (Senate 2008)
Tom Udall NONew Mexico Democrat (Senate 2008)
Nydia Velazquez NONew York Democrat/Working-Families
Peter Visclosky NOIndiana Democrat
Maxine Waters NOCalifornia Democrat
Mel Watt NONorth Carolina Democrat
Henry Waxman NOCalifornia Democrat
Anthony Weiner YESNew York Democrat (Resigned 2011)
Robert Wexler YESFlorida Democrat (resigned Jan. 2010)
Robert Weygand NORhode Island Democrat
Bob Wise YESWest Virginia Democrat
Lynn Woolsey NOCalifornia Democrat (Retiring 2012)
David Wu YESOregon Democrat
Albert Wynn NOMaryland Democrat (Unseated 2008)



Republicans voting on 2000-450

Robert Aderholt YESAlabama Republican
Bill Archer YESTexas Republican
Dick Armey YESTexas Republican
Spencer Bachus YESAlabama Republican
Richard Hugh Baker YESLouisiana Republican (Resigned 2008)
Cass Ballenger YESNorth Carolina Republican
Bob Barr YESGeorgia Republican
Bill Barrett YESNebraska Republican
Roscoe Bartlett YESMaryland Republican
Charlie Bass YESNew Hampshire Republican
Herb Bateman YESVirginia Republican
Doug Bereuter YESNebraska Republican (Until 2004)
Judy Biggert YESIllinois Republican
Brian Bilbray YESCalifornia Republican
Michael Bilirakis YESFlorida Republican
Tom Bliley YESVirginia Republican
Roy Blunt YESMissouri Republican (until 2010)
Sherry Boehlert YESNew York Republican/Independence
John Boehner YESOhio Republican
Henry Bonilla YESTexas Republican
Mary Bono YESCalifornia Republican
Kevin Brady YESTexas Republican
Ed Bryant YESTennessee Republican
Richard Burr YESNorth Carolina Republican (Until 2004)
Dan Burton YESIndiana Republican
Steve Buyer YESIndiana Republican (until 2010)
Sonny Callahan YESAlabama Republican
Ken Calvert YESCalifornia Republican
Dave Camp YESMichigan Republican
Tom Campbell YESCalifornia Republican (Retired)
Chris Cannon YESUtah Republican
Steve Chabot YESOhio Republican
Saxby Chambliss YESGeorgia Republican (Until 2004)
Helen Chenoweth YESIdaho Republican
John Howard Coble YESNorth Carolina Republican
Tom Coburn YESOklahoma Republican (Until 2004)
Mac Collins YESGeorgia Republican
Larry Combest YESTexas Republican
Merrill Cook YESUtah Republican
John Cooksey YESLouisiana Republican
Christopher Cox YESCalifornia Republican
Philip Crane YESIllinois Republican (Until 2004)
Barbara Cubin YESWyoming Republican (Retiring 2008)
Duke Cunningham YESCalifornia Republican
Tom Davis YESVirginia Republican (Retiring 2008)
Nathan Deal YESGeorgia Republican (Resigned 2010)
Tom DeLay YESTexas Republican
Jim DeMint YESSouth Carolina Republican (Until 2004)
Jay Dickey YESArkansas Republican
John Doolittle YESCalifornia Republican (Retiring 2008)
David Dreier YESCalifornia Republican
Jimmy Duncan YESTennessee Republican
Jennifer Dunn YESWashington Republican (Until 2004)
Vernon Ehlers YESMichigan Republican (until 2010)
Robert Ehrlich YESMaryland Republican
Jo Ann Emerson YESMissouri Republican
Phil English YESPennsylvania Republican (Unseated 2008)
Terry Everett YESAlabama Republican (Retiring 2008)
Ernie Fletcher YESKentucky Republican
Mark Foley YESFlorida Republican
Michael Forbes YESNew York Republican (retired)
Vito Fossella YESNew York Rep./Cons. (Unseated 2008)
Robert Franks YESNew Jersey Republican
Rodney Frelinghuysen YESNew Jersey Republican
Elton Gallegly YESCalifornia Republican
Greg Ganske YESIowa Republican
George Gekas YESPennsylvania Republican
Jim Gibbons YESNevada Republican
Wayne Gilchrest YESMaryland Republican (Unseated 2008)
Paul Gillmor YESOhio Republican (Deceased 2007)
Virgil Goode YESVirginia Republican (Unseated 2008)
Bob Goodlatte YESVirginia Republican
Bill Goodling YESPennsylvania Republican
Porter Goss YESFlorida Republican (Until 2004)
Lindsey Graham YESSouth Carolina Republican
Kay Granger YESTexas Republican
Mark Green YESWisconsin Republican
Jim Greenwood YESPennsylvania Republican (Until 2004)
Gil Gutknecht YESMinnesota Republican
James Hansen YESUtah Republican
Denny Hastert YESIllinois Republican (Retired 2007)
Doc Hastings YESWashington Republican
Robin Hayes YESNorth Carolina Republican (Unseated 2008)
J.D. Hayworth YESArizona Republican (until 2007)
Joel Hefley YESColorado Republican
Wally Herger YESCalifornia Republican
Rick Hill YESMontana Republican
Van Hilleary YESTennessee Republican
Dave Hobson YESOhio Republican (Retiring 2008)
Peter Hoekstra YESMichigan Republican (until 2010)
Steve Horn YESCalifornia Republican
John Hostettler YESIndiana Republican
Amo Houghton NONew York Republican/Conservative
Kenny Hulshof YESMissouri Republican (Governor 2008)
Duncan Hunter YESCalifornia Republican (Retiring 2008)
Asa Hutchinson YESArkansas Republican
Henry Hyde YESIllinois Republican
Johnny Isakson YESGeorgia Republican (Until 2004)
Ernest Istook YESOklahoma Republican
Nancy Lee Johnson YESConnecticut Republican
Sam Johnson YESTexas Republican
Walter Beaman Jones YESNorth Carolina Republican
John Kasich YESOhio Republican
Sue Kelly YESNew York Republican (until 2007)
Peter King YESNew York Rep./Ind./Cons./Right-To-Life
Jack Kingston YESGeorgia Republican
Joe Knollenberg YESMichigan Republican (Unseated 2008)
Jim Kolbe YESArizona Republican
Steven Kuykendall YESCalifornia Republican
Ray LaHood YESIllinois Republican (Retiring 2008)
Tom Latham YESIowa Republican
Steven LaTourette YESOhio Republican
Rick Lazio YESNew York Republican/Cons.
Jim Leach YESIowa Republican
Jerry Lewis YESCalifornia Republican
Ron Lewis YESKentucky Republican (Retiring 2008)
Frank LoBiondo YESNew Jersey Republican
Frank Dean Lucas YESOklahoma Republican
Donald Manzullo YESIllinois Republican
Marty Martinez YESCalifornia Republican
Bill McCollum YESFlorida Republican (Until 2001)
Jim McCrery YESLouisiana Republican (Retiring 2008)
John McHugh YESNew York Republican/Conservative
Scott McInnis YESColorado Republican (Until 2004)
Buck McKeon YESCalifornia Republican
John Mica YESFlorida Republican
Dan Miller YESFlorida Republican (retired)
Gary Miller YESCalifornia Republican
Jerry Moran YESKansas Republican (until 2010)
Connie Morella NOMaryland Republican
George Nethercutt YESWashington Republican (Until 2004)
Bob Ney YESOhio Republican
Anne Meagher Northup YESKentucky Republican
Charlie Norwood YESGeorgia Republican
Jim Nussle YESIowa Republican
Doug Ose YESCalifornia Republican
Michael Oxley YESOhio Republican
Ron Packard YESCalifornia Republican
Ron Paul YESTexas Republican
Ed Pease YESIndiana Republican
John Peterson YESPennsylvania Republican (Retired 2008)
Tom Petri YESWisconsin Republican
Joseph Pitts YESPennsylvania Republican
Richard Pombo YESCalifornia Republican
John Porter YESIllinois Republican (retired)
Rob Portman YESOhio Republican
Deborah Pryce YESOhio Republican
Jack Quinn YESNew York Republican/Ind./Cons.
Jim Ramstad YESMinnesota Republican (Retiring 2008)
Ralph Regula YESOhio Republican (Retiring 2008)
Thomas Reynolds YESNew York Republican (Retiring 2008)
Bob Riley YESAlabama Republican
James Rogan YESCalifornia Republican
Hal Rogers YESKentucky Republican
Dana Rohrabacher YESCalifornia Republican
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen YESFlorida Republican
Marge Roukema YESNew Jersey Republican
Ed Royce YESCalifornia Republican
Paul Ryan YESWisconsin Republican
Jim Ryun YESKansas Republican
Matt Salmon YESArizona Republican
Mark Sanford NOSouth Carolina Republican Former (-2000)
Jim Saxton YESNew Jersey Republican (Retiring 2008)
Joe Scarborough YESFlorida Republican
Bob Schaffer YESColorado Republican
James Sensenbrenner YESWisconsin Republican
Pete Sessions YESTexas Republican
John Shadegg YESArizona Republican
Clay Shaw YESFlorida Republican
Christopher Shays YESConnecticut Republican (Unseated 2008)
Don Sherwood YESPennsylvania Republican
John Shimkus YESIllinois Republican
Bud Shuster YESPennsylvania Rep. (resigned 3/3/2001)
Mike Simpson YESIdaho Republican
Christopher Smith YESNew Jersey Republican
Lamar Smith YESTexas Republican
Nick Smith YESMichigan Republican (Until 2004)
Mark Souder YESIndiana Republican (until 2010)
Floyd Spence YESSouth Carolina Republican
Cliff Stearns YESFlorida Republican
John Sununu YESNew Hampshire Republican
John Sweeney YESNew York Republican/Conservative
Jim Talent YESMissouri Republican
Tom Tancredo YESColorado Republican
Billy Tauzin YESLouisiana Republican (Until 2004)
Charles Taylor YESNorth Carolina Republican
Lee Terry YESNebraska Republican
Bill Thomas YESCalifornia Republican
Mac Thornberry YESTexas Republican
John Thune YESSouth Dakota Republican
Todd Tiahrt YESKansas Republican (until 2010)
Pat Toomey YESPennsylvania Republican (Until 2004)
Fred Upton YESMichigan Republican
David Vitter YESLouisiana Republican (Until 2004)
Greg Walden YESOregon Republican
Jim Walsh YESNew York Rep./Ind. (Retiring 2008)
Zach Wamp YESTennessee Republican (until 2010)
Wes Watkins YESOklahoma Republican
J.C. Watts YESOklahoma Republican
Curt Weldon YESPennsylvania Republican
Dave Weldon YESFlorida Republican (Retiring 2008)
Jerry Weller YESIllinois Republican (Retiring 2008)
Ed Whitfield YESKentucky Republican
Roger Wicker YESMississippi Republican (Senate 2008)
Heather Wilson YESNew Mexico Republican (Senate 2008)
Frank Wolf YESVirginia Republican
Bill Young YESFlorida Republican
Don Young YESAlaska Republican



Independents voting on 2000-450

Marion Berry NOArkansas Former Democrat (until 2010)
Sanford Bishop YESGeorgia Former Democrat (until 2010)
Allen Boyd NOFlorida Former Democrat (until 2010)
Charles Canady YESFlorida Former GOP
Michael Castle YESDelaware Former GOP (until 2010)
Lincoln Diaz-Balart YESFlorida Former GOP (until 2010)
Tillie Fowler YESFlorida Former GOP
Tom Lantos NOCalifornia Former Democrat (until 2008)
John Linder YESGeorgia Former GOP (until 2010)
George Radanovich YESCalifornia Former GOP (until 2010)
Bernie Sanders NOVermont Independent
Joe Skeen YESNew Mexico Former Republican
Vic Snyder NOArkansas Former Democrat (until 2010)
Bob Stump YESArizona Former GOP (until 2010)
Ellen Tauscher YESCalifornia Former Democrat (until 2009)
Karen Thurman NOFlorida Former Democrat