Larry Buchson

Rep. Larry Bucshon

district: Indiana’s 8th Congressional District
in office since: 2011
age: 50
Romney % of Vote in District: 58%
lifetime rating: 68%
on Club for Growth scorecard
Recommend an Opponent


Larry Bucshon’s Jobs and Economic Recovery Plan, released during his first campaign for Congress, promised that he would “work to eliminate redundant programs and bureaucracies that are unnecessary for the government to provide services to its citizens.” But he voted to keep the National Labor Relations Board and for wasteful ethanol subsidies. He even voted to continue to fund ObamaCare.


  • Voted to increase the debt ceiling by $2.1 trillion. (RCV #690, 2011)
  • Voted for a budget extension that funded ObamaCare (RCV #579, 2012)
  • Voted to bailout the Highway Trust Fund (RCV #451, 2012)
  • Voted to massively expand corporate welfare by reauthorizing the Ex-Im Bank (RCV #224, 2012)
  • Voted with labor unions to protect spending for the National Labor Relations Board (RCV #75, 2011)
  • Voted against blocking funding for an ethanol blender pump (RCV #125, 2011)
  • Voted against the budget proposed by House conservatives (RCV #275, 2011)
  • Voted against numerous spending cuts that would have reduced the size of government (Link)
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