February 14, 2017
“Roses are red, violets are blue. When I work across the aisle, I choose you!”
That’s right, love is in the air on Capitol Hill! This Valentine’s Day, the Quorum team created “Bipartisan Valentine Cards” for Congress by matching members with the member of the opposite party that has cosponsored their legislation the most.
These ten senators received the most valentines:
These ten representatives received the most valentines:
Sen. Collins (R-ME) is the bipartisan sweetheart of the Senate.
Twelve female senators made up 45 of the 100 bipartisan valentines in the Senate.
Despite making up a small fraction of the chamber, these 12 female senators accounted for almost half of the bipartisan valentines.
Rep. Pete King (R-NY-2) is the bipartisan sweetheart of the House.
As a 13th term representative from New York, Rep. King has established himself as the most bipartisan member of the House. Rep. King was the bipartisan valentine for 20 Democratic Representatives. Combined, he has cosponsored a total of 325 pieces of Democratic legislation.