16 Total Quotes

Bruce Cain Quotes

It doesn't hurt for him to have a fight with Bush at this point, which would then differentiate him from Bush when this election hinges on how many Democrats and independents he can get in his corner,
Bruce Cain
#Hurt

I think they may be playing it for all it's worth. If he's trying to get back on a bipartisan track, what better way than to pick a fight with the president?
Bruce Cain
#Trying

[In short, it's the good economy, stupid.] There is widespread perception that other forces have contributed to the economic recovery, whether it's the New Economy or [Federal Reserve Chairman Alan] Greenspan, ... The challenge for Gore is to make sure his administration gets credit.
Bruce Cain
#Economy

I don't think of him as a member of the social right. He's ... a more secular, business-oriented Chamber of Commerce kind of Republican.
Bruce Cain
#Business

You're there to do a job and to represent your constituents. If you're not making decisions it seems to me you're not fulfilling your obligation.
Bruce Cain
#Constituents

I don't think he has any other choice, ... He can't afford to divide Republican support and count on independents and Democrats to bail him out. That's just not going to happen.
Bruce Cain
#Choice

It's pretty clear that terrorism-war themes no longer work in keeping people in line.
Bruce Cain
#People

In public esteem, the judges are the most highly rated of the three branches of government.
Bruce Cain
#Government

There's no question that the election is an impediment to negotiation.
Bruce Cain
#Negotiation

First is the price tag - it's huge, and the financing details are fairly complex. People are going to want to know how realistic is it that you are going to get this money.
Bruce Cain
#People

Arnold, or someone, has to sit through all this advice and sort out a coherent plan. One thing we haven't seen in the Schwarzenegger administration is coherence.
Bruce Cain
#Advice

[Amy Walter, who tracks House elections for Cook, said,] Republicans have done a good job building these levees, but we haven't seen them tested in a Category 5 storm. ... The annals of redistricting are replete with stories of parties that thought they drew themselves into safety but got blown away.
Bruce Cain
#Elections

To some degree, ... this election is a referendum on what people think about Arnold's concept of reform.
Bruce Cain
#People

This was supposed to become a consumer-oriented office. For him to take money from the insurance industry is risky because people expect that position not to be in their pocket.
Bruce Cain
#Money

Some money is dangerous to take.
Bruce Cain
#Money

I've always perceived his relationship with Jerry to be more a marriage of convenience. Jerry's New Age, and Ignacio comes from a background of working-class politics. Historically, you just see them as completely different individuals.
Bruce Cain
#Age And Aging