149 Total Quotes

Harry Reid Quotes

Harry Reid
Cool your jets, let the process go forward,
Harry Reid
#Cool

Harry Reid
We can be energy independent, have affordable health care and a strong economy. All it takes is a commitment in Washington to put progress, not politics, first.
Harry Reid
#Commitment

Harry Reid
played a significant role in shaping and advancing the Republican agenda to roll back civil rights protections.
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#Civil Rights

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There has been adequate time for people to debate. I hope this matter will be resolved without too much more talking.
Harry Reid
#Debate

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political attacks won't get the job done on Iraq or bring our troops home.
Harry Reid
#Home

Harry Reid
The American people and our brave troops deserve better than a photo-op for the president and a pep-rally about Iraq. They deserve a plan. Unfortunately, today's event only served to highlight the fact that the president refuses to engage in a frank conversation about the realities on the ground,
Harry Reid
#People

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Social Security is not in crisis. It's a crisis the president's created, period.
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#Crisis

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Instead of talking about ways to save Social Security, Republicans are talking about a plan that will destroy it.
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#Republicans

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However, Democratic and Republican members of the Judiciary Committee came together in a spirit of cooperation and compromise to agree on this bill, and I strongly support it,
Harry Reid
#Compromise

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[Cheney was involved in] the manipulation of intelligence to sell the war in Iraq, ... big oil ahead of the American consumer.
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#Intelligence

Harry Reid
It is no surprise that the Republican-controlled Senate intelligence committee has once again caved in to the wishes of the White House and refused even to open an investigation. We cannot effectively legislate on the NSA spying issue if we do not know the facts, and we will not know them if the Republican-controlled intelligence committee persists in refusing to do its job.
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#Intelligence

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We're demanding President Bush make a commitment to the American people that he will not pardon Scooter Libby, who was involved in this mess, nor will he pardon anyone involved in this mess,
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#Commitment

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Leaking classified information to discredit White House critics, the vice president is behind that,
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#Information

Harry Reid
If the rights of the minority are to be preserved, if the Senate is to be preserved as the greatest of parliamentary bodies, it would take at least six Republicans standing up for fairness and checks and balances,
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#Minority

Harry Reid
a champion for the underdog who was the same kind, gracious man no matter how far he rose in Congress and in life.
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#Congress

Harry Reid
Congress has an immediate opportunity to pass legislation enabling both companies to keep pension plans for workers in place.
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#Congress

Harry Reid
It is not enough to remove Mr. Brown from the disaster scene. Mr. Brown simply doesn't have the ability or the experience to oversee a coordinated federal response of this magnitude.
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#Ability

Harry Reid
We're a government of laws, not men. It is not for George W. Bush to disregard the Constitution and decide that he is above the law.
Harry Reid
#Constitution

Harry Reid
As Congress finally begins to address this problem, I hope that you will stand up to the right wing of your party and stand up for what is right,
Harry Reid
#Congress

Harry Reid
He might as well join the crowd. There's no frontrunner at this point, I know he lost a lot of weight. Maybe he can be on the skinny ticket.
Harry Reid
#Crowd

Harry Reid
It's disappointing that neither skyrocketing gas prices nor obscene oil company profits can break the bond between Bush Republicans and Big Oil. Americans are struggling to pay the rising cost of gas, and they are not interested in handouts to help oil companies make more money by letting them drill in wildlife refuges. Now it is finally time the Republican Congress acts to provide relief and to reduce our addiction to oil.
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#Company

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Let's find out if he's qualified, both from a perspective of his experience, which appears to be the case, but I don't know about his temperament.
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#Experience

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But maybe most of all, ... the Bush plan isn't really Social Security reform. It's more like Social Security roulette.
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#Reform

Harry Reid
The president has made his choice, ... Now the Senate will do its job of deciding whether to confirm John Roberts to a lifetime seat on the Supreme Court.
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#Choice

Harry Reid
If the speaker and the majority leader in the Senate are interested in this, they should join with us in getting to the bottom of what went on in bringing this country to war,
Harry Reid
#Majority

Harry Reid
I was born and raised in the high desert of Nevada in a tiny town called Searchlight. My dad was a hard rock miner. My mom took in wash. I grew up around people of strong values - even if they rarely talked about them.
Harry Reid
#American Politician

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There are things that I ask for the (Democratic) caucus to follow me. This isn't one of them,
Harry Reid
#Ask

Harry Reid
There is no more important task in Washington than cleaning up the culture of corruption. Yet the president - whose White House has become the cradle of Republican corruption - is not taking responsibility for the costs of that corruption.
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#Corruption

Harry Reid
This is a scandal, ... This is only the tip of the iceberg. ... We're talking about billions of dollars.
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#Scandal

Harry Reid
How much time did the president spend dealing with this emerging crisis while he was on vacation? Did the fact that he was outside of Washington, D.C., have any effect on the federal government's response?
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#Crisis