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Dick Gephardt Quotes

Dick Gephardt
They choose the tax cuts over extending the solvency of Social Security and Medicare,
Dick Gephardt
#Security

Dick Gephardt
In the past couple days, it was clear we [unions] had become the entire operation, ... There just wasn't any enthusiasm for Dick.
Dick Gephardt
#Enthusiasm

Dick Gephardt
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.
Dick Gephardt
#Debate

Dick Gephardt
This congress has spent most of the year debating tax cuts for the wealthiest that left no money for debt reduction, basic appropriations, or anything else,
Dick Gephardt
#Congress

Dick Gephardt
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.
Dick Gephardt
#Action

Dick Gephardt
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.
Dick Gephardt
#Confidence

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making progress in Iraq.
Dick Gephardt
#Iraq

Dick Gephardt
It's an outrage to the senior citizens and the people of the United States, ... We will not rest until we get that benefit in law.
Dick Gephardt
#People

Dick Gephardt
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.
Dick Gephardt
#Tribute

Dick Gephardt
should have the support of the Congress and the public with sending our service men and women into harm's way. I am very concerned that we have not acted on a resolution of support already.
Dick Gephardt
#Congress

Dick Gephardt
He will play a key role in helping to build a bright future for our country, ... And I look forward to working closely with him as a friend and partner.
Dick Gephardt
#Country

Dick Gephardt
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.
Dick Gephardt
#Economy

Dick Gephardt
grounded in serious foreign policy experience and expertise.
Dick Gephardt
#Experience

Dick Gephardt
the president's budget is a good budget. The president's budget would get a majority of Democrats in the House and in the Senate.
Dick Gephardt
#Democrats

Dick Gephardt
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.
Dick Gephardt
#Welfare

Dick Gephardt
We should all follow the rule of law, and I'm positive the vice president will do that and I think George Bush will do that, ... This Week.
Dick Gephardt
#Law

Dick Gephardt
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.
Dick Gephardt
#Afghanistan

Dick Gephardt
We'll have an investigation in the Congress, ... We should. You should, after any war, review what happened, what the intelligence was and whether things were done right.
Dick Gephardt
#Congress

Dick Gephardt
I think the majority is in a rush because they think that people will find out the substance and the details. It needs to stand in the light of day; it needs to stand, withstand scrutiny and analysis.
Dick Gephardt
#Majority

Dick Gephardt
lost control of Congress in 1994, and lost four more times since then. ... We can't afford another losing national campaign against George W. Bush and the Republicans.
Dick Gephardt
#Congress

Dick Gephardt
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.
Dick Gephardt
#Congress

Dick Gephardt
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.
Dick Gephardt
#Conservative

Dick Gephardt
So this is what the lobbyists and other wealthy individuals got for their money. They get their overly generous share of the tax bill.
Dick Gephardt
#Money

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the only responsible course of action.
Dick Gephardt
#Action

Dick Gephardt
He got it from the president, and now he got it from Congress.
Dick Gephardt
#Congress

Dick Gephardt
free and fair trade ... policies that raise standards so that everyone does better.
Dick Gephardt
#Trade

Dick Gephardt
I told him we needed to try to work better together and I would try to make that happen, ... And he seemed positive about it.
Dick Gephardt
#Work

Dick Gephardt
indicates to me once again that the delay wasn't to go through the committee. The delay was to allow the NRA to lobby.
Dick Gephardt
#Delay

Dick Gephardt
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.
Dick Gephardt
#Labor

Dick Gephardt
It's wrong, deeply wrong to excuse or rationalize the uncertain gain to come from tolerating the systematic denial of political and economic rights,
Dick Gephardt
#Denial