According to Congress.org, Mike Rogers influence in Congress fell considerably after rankings by the private, non-partisan company that specialize in facilitating civic participation were released.
Rogers fell from the 37th most powerful in 2006 to 274th.
Congress.org rated each current Member of Congress on various criteria that demonstrated power and the ability to be effective in Congress in 2007. This resulted in a Power Score that ranked members for overall power in each chamber of Congress in their Pre-Season Power Rankings.
Congress.org said general factors affecting his low score were “Average tenure and committee position, but did not advance any legislation in 2007.”