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Hurricane Katrina exposed the harsh reality that we have been skating on thin ice when it comes to this country's energy concentrations on the Gulf Coast.
Pete Domenici
#American Politician #Reality

First thing we're going to do is, we're going to give most of that (surplus) back to the American people, as much as $600 billion,
Pete Domenici
#People

I think he hit a home run, and he touched all the bases as he went around, and when he got to home plate, he got a big cheer,
Pete Domenici
#Home

poorly researched, kitchen sink complaints.
Pete Domenici
#Complaints

We believe that if we don't do this, we have provided history with a wrong interpretation of this case. If there are no findings the president's obviously going to win, then the conclusion could very well be that he did nothing wrong, nothing whatsoever wrong,
Pete Domenici
#History

If it is finished and Republicans in large numbers feel that it was rigged in the sense that you kept on counting until you found a way to win, I think it's going to be very difficult to work with the vice president.
Pete Domenici
#Republicans

We've done our work. It's getting prepared, the final wrap up.
Pete Domenici
#Work

There's always that danger, ... they are small in number and not the kinds of things I am going to reveal.
Pete Domenici
#Danger

There's got to be some understanding on their part that if we don't get some additional give in terms of restraining some expenditures and some reform, then we may have to be on our own, producing a budget that the President wouldn't like,
Pete Domenici
#Understanding

It's the beginning of the end of the opposition,
Pete Domenici
#Beginning

No matter what side of Yucca you're on, the truth of the matter is Yucca is ... not on the schedule that even was predicted the last time. It's behind schedule.
Pete Domenici
#Truth

I think a portfolio standard should go beyond wind, solar and geothermal energy to include renewable energy like hydropower and clean alternatives such as coal gasification, clean coal, nuclear energy and, finally, credits for achieving new levels of efficiency and conservation.
Pete Domenici
#Energy

Instead of begging OPEC to drop its oil prices, let's use American leadership and ingenuity to solve our own energy problems.
Pete Domenici
#American Politician

He took almost everything we recommended, and left out just a couple of pieces. This gives (the legislation) tremendous momentum.
Pete Domenici
#Legislation

I submit that those who run the American military at the top, and those whose boots are on the ground and who run the machinery and equipment, are sending a signal: You asked us to do something. Give us some time and we will solve the problems and we will do it.
Pete Domenici
#American Politician

I have said democracy and freedom do not work too well if you are hungry, if you are starving.
Pete Domenici
#American Politician

We don't want crimes committed in New Mexico falling through the cracks. This legislation ensures that there is no area of our state where crimes can be committed without consequence.
Pete Domenici
#American Politician #Legislation

I expect an energy bill to increase and diversify supply and stabilize energy prices - not drive up energy costs in one part of the country to subsidize energy in another region.
Pete Domenici
#American Politician #Energy

Obviously, overall infrastructure needs on the Southwest and Northern borders are mounting. We need a major push in Congress to remedy this.
Pete Domenici
#American Politician