Actually, Lieberman's ADA rating is the same as Maxine Waters -- just to show you how useful those things are.
Nathan Newman wrote:
> Actually, looking over Lieberman's record, he actually votes for liberal
> than he talks - he's hardly Wellstone but he is much better than someone
> like John Breux of Louisiana. I pulled various group ratings off of the
> Project Vote Smart list at http://www.vote-smart.org. Trimmed to get rid
> of the more obscure groups, Lieberman does have a very good record with
> the pro-choice, environmental, civil rights and gun control groups. He
> has a pretty solid labor, consumer and seniors voting record. And the
> anti-tax folks seem to hate his guts, so that is a good sign.
> He is most conservative on foreign policy and on certain business areas -
> especially trade obviously to fit with the DLC Gore approach - but he
> actually has managed to vote a bit more liberal than his public image.
> For example (this from another source), his lifetime Americans for
> Democratic Action (ADA) rating is about 78, higher than a lot of other