The Buzz

Conservative group ranks local delegations


Club for Growth

, a conservative group known chiefly for its opposition to most taxes, is out with its scorecard of 2013 House and Senate votes.

Each score reflects how often a member voted with the group’s position, ranked from one, the most conservative.

House rankings


7. Tim Huelskamp, R-Ks.

14. Mike Pompeo, R-Ks.

59. Jason Smith, R-Mo.

62. Billy Long, R-Mo.

98. Lynn Jenkins, R-Ks.

98. Kevin Yoder, R-Ks.

114. Sam Graves, R-Mo.

115. Ann Wagner, R-Mo.

125. Blaine Luetkemeyer, R-Mo.

146. Vicky Hartzler, R-Mo.

287. Lacy Clay, D-Mo.

317. Emanuel Cleaver, D-Mo.

Senate rankings


19. Pat Roberts, R-Ks.

26. Jerry Moran, R-Ks.

36. Roy Blunt, R-Mo.

52. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo.