22 Total Quotes

David Rebovich Quotes

Citizens are not happy about the sales tax. They will not be happy about their property taxes going up, but people do indeed seem to understand the state is having hard fiscal times and solutions are hard to come by.
David Rebovich
#Sales

He's worked very hard to try to overcome that ... (but) as a minority member of the Senate, of course, accomplishments are thin. There's not a policy record there. There's not successes to point to.
David Rebovich
#Minority

Forrester wanted to be seen as the candidate of ethics reform. I think that's slipped away.
David Rebovich
#Ethics

Young people will typically show up in larger numbers in national elections, when they perceive the stakes to be higher.
David Rebovich
#Elections

It's playing on a familiar theme, a familiar theme for Republicans, that no matter what Democrats say, they are going to tax you.
David Rebovich
#Democrats

On the other hand, McCain as a moderate Republican and an independent politician and an advocate of campaign finance and ethics reform can help Forrester boost his claims to be the candidate of change in this year's election.
David Rebovich
#Finance

What this practice does is really put candidates on guard wherever they are, and make delivering speeches even to groups of supporters even harder.
David Rebovich
#Practice

These are millionaire candidates who we thought would run above traditional politics, and instead they have super-sized their negative campaigns. What citizens have gotten is a very conventional campaign dominated by name calling and exaggerated criticism of both candidates.
David Rebovich
#Politics

In a situation where the state is facing budget problems, it's hard to convince voters that you can do a lot. If it was so easy to provide property-tax relief, surely they would have already done so. It's easier to attack.
David Rebovich
#Problems

I wonder, with a couple days to go, if the ad cuts through, or if people look at it and say, 'Aren't you the guy whose ex-wife says he shouldn't be governor?
David Rebovich
#People

Menendez has the experience and leadership positions in Washington already. Menendez in the Senate is also helpful to the national Democratic Party, who want someone strong in there.
David Rebovich
#Experience

When people look at local government, they're not looking at party affiliation or ideology. They're looking at the character of their local officials and the quality of services they receive. I guess we could throw in tax rates as a third factor. And if it happens to be that Republican office-holders are satisfying local voters, then so be it. People will cross party lines.
David Rebovich
#Character

He's giving us a mixed message. Is this really a new beginning, or is this the same old talk?
David Rebovich
#Beginning

Coming after Peter Harvey and at a time citizens are so skeptical of government, to appoint a political operative is dreadful.
David Rebovich
#Government

He is in trouble. It's been a summer that's been squandered. Can Doug Forrester in the next week or two rebound and refocus his campaign and start generating some favorable attention?
David Rebovich
#Trouble

It seems this term would have been the crowning glory with the opening of the new arena. I think it's a surprise if he does not run.
David Rebovich
#Glory

Cory Booker wins handily. Booker has grass-roots support.
David Rebovich
#Support

He's within striking distance. It looks like a competitive race.
David Rebovich
#Race

Clearly, Democrats were saying we're not rubber-stamping this.
David Rebovich
#Democrats

It was a castor oil budget. We were told, 'Take this medicine and you'll feel better in a few years.
David Rebovich
#Medicine

Is he a cheerleader for the Bush White House or does he have some alternatives to the situation in Iraq?
David Rebovich
#Iraq

There is typically a lot of turnover in school board elections. But especially when voters are angry and frustrated they'll throw the incumbents out of a school board.
David Rebovich
#Elections