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James Marshall
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U.S. House, Georgia, District 8
Former member
In office
January 3, 2007 – January 3, 2011
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army Rangers
Years of service1968-1970
CitationsBronze star (2), Purple Heart
James "Jim" Marshall was a Democratic member of the U.S. House representing the 8th district of Georgia.

Voting Record

Frequency of Voting with Democratic Leadership

According to a July 2010 analysis of 1,357 votes cast from January 1, 2009 to June 16, 2010, Marshall has voted with the House Democratic leadership 88.5% of the time.[1] That same analysis reported that he also voted with party leadership 89.3% of the time in 2010.

Specific Votes

Rep. Marshall voted for TARP.[2] According to a Gallup poll from September 13, 2010, 61% of Americans disapprove of TARP, while 37% approve.[3]

In addition, Rep. Marshall supported the stimulus bill.[4] 57% of U.S. voters believe that the stimulus has either hurt the economy (36%) or had no impact (21%). 38% believe the stimulus helped the economy. [5]

Washington Post Analysis

A separate analysis from The Washington Post, concludes that he votes 89% of the time with the majority of other Democrats in the House of Representatives.[6]