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Mary Landrieu
It is my intention to have this contract reinstated and that whoever is responsible apologizes to these workers,
Mary Landrieu
#Intention

Mary Landrieu
Our mayors and governors, regardless of whether they're Democrats or Republicans, are hurting. They're going to have to raise taxes at a local level unless the president changes his direction. And we in the Senate, Democrats and some Republicans, are going to do what we can to get him to adjust his direction.
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#Democrats

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I agree that we must expand opportunities for retirement saving, but we must not undermine this worthy effort with a flawed privatization scheme that takes the 'security' out of Social Security.
Mary Landrieu
#American Politician

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The high price of health care in this country is a serious issue that demands serious attention. Putting limits on damages have little or no effect on skyrocketing malpractice insurance rates.
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#American Politician

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The communication systems throughout the entire Gulf Coast are severely compromised.
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#Communication

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The truth will speak for itself.
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#Truth

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Perhaps the greatest disappointment stands at the breached 17th Street Levee,
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#Disappointment

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There was a time when FEMA understood that the correct approach to a crisis was to deploy to the affected area as many resources as possible as fast as possible, ... Unfortunately, that no longer seems to be their approach.
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#Crisis

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The record for rebuilding will be staggering, but it will pale in comparison to the staggering incompetence of this national government.
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#Incompetence

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Thousands are dead and only God knows how many, ... I've seen more in the last two weeks than I've seen in my entire lifetime, and I hope to never witness it again.
Mary Landrieu
#God

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I'm asking Congress, please don't send any more money to FEMA,
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#Congress

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or says one more thing, including the president of the United States, he will hear from me. One more word about it after this show airs and I might likely have to punch him. Literally.
Mary Landrieu
#United States

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Over my dead body will you put the blame on mayors, city council members -- Republicans or Democrats -- [and] local elected officials,
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#Body

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His words of working together as a team are very, very comforting,
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#Words

Mary Landrieu
Many members of Congress are very displeased with this very slow pace, ... The new rules are purposely drafted to close loopholes that currently exist.
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#Congress

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our federal government failed these individuals in life.
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#Government

Mary Landrieu
The president picked a very inspiring spot to make this speech. The image is worth many words in terms of what Jackson Square and the cathedral mean to New Orleans and what New Orleans means to the nation. ... His three proposals are innovative and bold.
Mary Landrieu
#Speech

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She would be very high in my book,
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#Books And Reading

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While we want help from Washington and we respect advice and counsel from Washington, ... our message is please respect the wishes and views of local businesses, regional businesses, local elected officials and state officials as we do this together.
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#Advice

Mary Landrieu
We're going to fight hard for every dollar. We wanted to tell people the truth: It's going to be an expensive recovery, but worth the investment.
Mary Landrieu
#People

Mary Landrieu
Our country owes a debt of gratitude for the Louisiana National Guard,
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#Country

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This unprecedented national disaster requires an unprecedented national response,
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#Disaster

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It's becoming painfully obvious that our cultural assets are critically important to what the city looks like, ... One of the things we learned from this storm is that the things that we took for granted are the most valuable to us.
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#Assets

Mary Landrieu
This is a competition, ... At the end of the day, we're competing for citizens.
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#Competition

Mary Landrieu
The president's statement indicates a failure to appreciate the burdens borne by the people of Louisiana and other coastal oil-and-gas-producing states,
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#Failure

Mary Landrieu
I have no hesitation to use force. I believe the threat is real,
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#Force

Mary Landrieu
While investment in education without accountability is a waste of resources, demanding accountability without making investments is a waste of time, ... We believe the president's call for education reform will be an empty promise if we can't also find common ground on education investment.
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#Education

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Kathleen Blanco was the most experienced and the most qualified, ... The first woman governor to represent our state.
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#Woman

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The president's budget request today demonstrates his unwillingness to come clean on the true costs of his agenda. A penny saved is not a penny earned if at the end of the day you still owe a quarter.
Mary Landrieu
#American Politician