114th Congress Keyvotes Senate S79-2014
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Cloture on the Ukraine Package and IMF Reforms

Vote# S79-2014

Vote Result on 2014-03-24
YES
78 to 17

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HERITAGE ACTION POSITION: NO

Vote Description

The Support for the Sovereignty, Integrity, Democracy, and Economic Stability of Ukraine Act of 2014 (S.2124), contains reforms to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that are unrelated to Russia's aggression toward Ukraine and takeover of Crimea. The changes to the IMF would increase Russia’s power at the IMF and reduce the voice of the U.S.

Heritage Action Position

The IMF reform package would undermine the United States’ power in several ways. The Heritage Foundation explains the reforms would shift more voting power to countries like Russia, China, Brazil, and India, as well as specific emerging-market nations. It would also double the amount of member countries’ national “quota” contributions. “The higher ‘quota’ levels would come from shifting certain special ‘emergency account’ funds over which the United States has had more control.” The so-called “reforms” some lawmakers are now trying to pass are not urgent. As Heritage notes, “there is no reason why the IMF cannot continue lending at current levels pending additional revisions to the reform package.”


STATE NAME PARTY SCORE
TX Sen. Ted Cruz R 100%
UT Sen. Mike Lee R 100%
AL Sen. Jeff Sessions R 100%
AL Sen. Richard Shelby R 100%
FL Sen. Marco Rubio R 90%
ID Sen. Michael Crapo R 85%
OK Sen. James Inhofe R 85%
ID Sen. Jim Risch R 85%
LA Sen. David Vitter R 85%
AR Sen. John Boozman R 84%
NE Sen. Deb Fischer R 84%
KY Sen. Rand Paul R 84%
SC Sen. Tim Scott R 84%
MS Sen. Roger Wicker R 77%
WY Sen. John Barrasso R 76%
IA Sen. Charles Grassley R 76%
GA Sen. Johnny Isakson R 76%
KS Sen. Jerry Moran R 76%
WY Sen. Mike Enzi R 75%
KS Sen. Pat Roberts R 70%
MO Sen. Roy Blunt R 69%
AZ Sen. Jeff Flake R 69%
SD Sen. John Thune R 62%
IN Sen. Daniel Coats R 61%
ND Sen. John Hoeven R 61%
AZ Sen. John McCain R 61%
KY Sen. Mitch McConnell R 61%
PA Sen. Patrick Toomey R 58%
TX Sen. John Cornyn R 53%
WI Sen. Ron Johnson R 53%
UT Sen. Orrin Hatch R 51%
TN Sen. Bob Corker R 50%
SC Sen. Lindsey Graham R 47%
TN Sen. Lamar Alexander R 46%
NC Sen. Richard Burr R 46%
MS Sen. Thad Cochran R 46%
NV Sen. Dean Heller R 38%
AK Sen. Lisa Murkowski R 38%
OH Sen. Rob Portman R 38%
NH Sen. Kelly Ayotte R 30%
WV Sen. Joe Manchin III D 30%
ME Sen. Susan Collins R 23%
IN Sen. Joe Donnelly D 23%
IL Sen. Mark Kirk R 23%
MT Sen. Jon Tester D 23%
PA Sen. Bob Casey D 15%
NM Sen. Martin Heinrich D 15%
ND Sen. Heidi Heitkamp D 15%
VT Sen. Bernard Sanders I 15%
NV Sen. Harry Reid D 10%
WI Sen. Tammy Baldwin D 8%
CO Sen. Michael Bennet D 8%
CT Sen. Richard Blumenthal D 8%
NJ Sen. Cory Booker D 8%
CA Sen. Barbara Boxer D 8%
OH Sen. Sherrod Brown D 8%
MD Sen. Benjamin Cardin D 8%
DE Sen. Thomas Carper D 8%
IL Sen. Richard Durbin D 8%
MN Sen. Al Franken D 8%
NY Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand D 8%
HI Sen. Mazie Hirono D 8%
ME Sen. Angus King I 8%
MN Sen. Amy Klobuchar D 8%
VT Sen. Patrick Leahy D 8%
MA Sen. Edward Markey D 8%
MO Sen. Claire McCaskill D 8%
OR Sen. Jeff Merkley D 8%
MD Sen. Barbara Mikulski D 8%
CT Sen. Christopher Murphy D 8%
RI Sen. Jack Reed D 8%
HI Sen. Brian Schatz D 8%
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MI Sen. Debbie Stabenow D 8%
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VA Sen. Mark Warner D 8%
MA Sen. Elizabeth Warren D 8%
RI Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse D 8%
AK Sen. Mark Begich D 0%
WA Sen. Maria Cantwell D 0%
DE Sen. Christopher Coons D 0%
CA Sen. Dianne Feinstein D 0%
VA Sen. Tim Kaine D 0%
NJ Sen. Robert Menendez D 0%
WA Sen. Patty Murray D 0%
FL Sen. Bill Nelson D 0%
NH Sen. Jeanne Shaheen D 0%
MT Sen. John Walsh D 0%
OR Sen. Ron Wyden D 0%
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