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Carl Levin
Assurances have been made for months that progress is being made, ... We have not seen any evidence of it.
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#Progress

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We need a 9/11-type commission to restore credibility to this nation.
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#Credibility

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statements before the [Iraq] war were deceptive and misleading and this is part of the pattern.
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#Iraq

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We need to have 2006 be a year of transition,
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#Transition

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Everybody's going to vote their conscience on this one.
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#Conscience

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There are some things that we should do to redeploy troops so that they are in the best position possible for what the new threats are,
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#Troops

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[That's what President Bush said in his speech yesterday at the FBI Academy in Quantico. After the attacks on Britain, our closest ally in the war on terrorism, it is an astonishing thing to say.] It's a very insensitive statement with regard to the British, ... Tony Blair must absolutely have blanched when he heard that.
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#Speech

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The timing was right on this project, the presentation was essential to effectively communicate the urgent need the community has for these highway crossings, ... I have never in my 25 years in government seen anything move so fast.
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#Community

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The good news is great news in terms of the dollars earmarked for this project, but now you have to determine how you make your case with the state,
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#News

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Katrina's dramatizing the way in which our troops have been overstretched, overused and the need to find some way to reduce their presence in Iraq,
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#Troops

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Detroit's riverfront is being transformed from a neglected industrial wasteland to a beautiful space for our people and visitors to our city. This funding will greatly contribute to that transformation,
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#People

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To vote against Judge Roberts, I would need to believe either that he were an ideologue whose ideology distorts his judgment and brings into question his fairness and open-mindedness, or that his policy values were inconsistent with fundamental principles of American law,
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#Ideology

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To vote against Judge Roberts, I would need to believe either that he were an ideologue whose ideology distorts his judgment and brings into question his fairness and open-mindedness or that his policy values were inconsistent with fundamental principles of American law, ... I do not believe either to be the case.
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#Ideology

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Alan Greenspan has said that accounting for stock options is the most important post-Enron reform, and I couldn't agree more.
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#Enron

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Something was very rotten in the state of Enron.
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#Enron

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Do you believe we should consider the possible negative impact that the deployment of a national missile defense system could have on our policy to seek continued negotiated reduction in Russian nuclear weapons?
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#Defense

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Whether we find weapons or we don't find weapons, the allegations, with certainty, that there were weapons of mass destruction, imminently available and would be used by Saddam Hussein, was based on intelligence which seems to me ... was exaggerated, ... Nothing I saw on this trip changed my view of the troubling nature of that evidence.
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#Certainty

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Whether we find weapons or we don't find weapons, the allegations, with certainty, that there were weapons of mass destruction, imminently available and would be used by Saddam Hussein, was based on intelligence which seems to me ... was exaggerated. Nothing I saw on this trip changed my view of the troubling nature of that evidence.
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#Certainty

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How many FEMA people were pre-positioned at the Superdome or in New Orleans?
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#People

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This newly declassified information provides additional, dramatic evidence that the administrations prewar statements were deceptive, ... More than a year before Secretary Powell included that charge in his presentation to the United Nations, the DIA had said it believed the detainee's claims were bogus.
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#Information

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This newly declassified information provides additional, dramatic evidence that the administrations pre-war statements were deceptive,
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#Information

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It is easy to make assertions that prewar intelligence was not distorted, hyped, or fabricated before a friendly audience,
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#Intelligence

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Detroit's riverfront is being transformed from a neglected industrial wasteland to a beautiful space for our people and visitors to our city. This funding will greatly contribute to that transformation.
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#People

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I hope this is the beginning of the end of Iowa and New Hampshire's dominant role.
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#Beginning

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Merrill Lynch assisted Enron in cooking its books by pretending to purchase an existing Enron asset when it was really engaged in a loan.
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#Books And Reading

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The next several months are likely to determine whether Iraq will be engulfed in all-out civil war or move toward nationhood.
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#Iraq

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If you want the law changed — I don't care which administration you represent — if any administration wants the law changed, this or a previous one, come to Congress and change it but don't ignore it.
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#Law

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Today, people have to supply more information to get a driver's license than to form a company.
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#Company

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It is of the utmost importance that our service members are adequately compensated for their duties, and that we offer them a quality of life that will enable them to continue to serve and to live comfortably.
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#American Politician #Service