It is my hope that we don't get side-tracked by the right wing into a debate over a phony constitutional amendment, ... I strongly oppose such an effort as purely political and unnecessarily divisive at the expense of those who already suffer from discrimination.
We fully support the president's decision today to undertake military action with our allies against Iraq. Saddam Hussein's defiance of U.N. weapons inspectors is a clear violation of the international community's determination to ensure that Iraq no longer poses a threat to the region.
We've got to give people confidence to go back out and go to work, buy things, go back to the stores -- get ready for Thanksgiving, get ready for Christmas, ... Get out and be active, participate in our society.
Senator Lieberman's selection is a tribute to Al Gore's wisdom and vision and a welcome contrast to the highly partisan, right-wing politics of the Republican ticket, ... Mr. Lieberman has distinguished himself as an independent thinker who's well-respected on both sides of the aisle.
A lot of the economy is psychological perception, ... And we have created the perception this bill was going to happen. If we now withdraw it because we can't get a huge tax break for corporate America in it, we're going to really cause problems in this economy.
I think it is an outrage that they would say these are welfare victims, welfare recipients; they're not! ... They're workers and the Democratic party and the president want this tax cut to go to working families and that's what we're fighting for.
Those young people in Afghanistan are not fighting for the Democratic Party or the Republican Party. They are fighting for the greatest country that has ever existed on earth. That is the United States of America.
the Republicans control the Congress. The Republicans have an obligation, their responsibility in that position of controlling the majority to bring out and produce a budget. They haven't done it. They are woefully late.
He [Bush] said he wanted to be a compassionate conservative, ... He said he wanted prosperity with a purpose. He said he wanted to leave no child behind. I think the theme that he has really acted out over these 100 days is to leave no special interest behind in almost everything that's been done.
It's one thing to talk the talk, it's another thing to walk the walk, ... We've got to get labor and environment in these treaties, and we've got to do it when the treaties are before the Congress. That's when it counts.