1153 Total Quotes

Congress Quotes

The only difference between death and taxes is that death doesn't get worse every time Congress meets.
Will Rogers Permalink
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Brian Baird
Members of Congress should not be receiving pay raises that are higher than Social Security and other COLAS (cost of living adjustments) during tough economic times, when many families are hurting financially.
Brian Baird Permalink
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Dennis Hastert
Congress will not use Social Security as a pot of gold to fund foreign aid,
Dennis Hastert Permalink
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I fully expect that Congress will iron out the differences. With Social Security reform a bust, pension reform is a must.
James Klein Permalink
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Over the last few years Social Security has come under attack ... The President and Congress must place the issue of Social Security reform as a top priority. We cannot afford to wait. Reform is necessary and responsible action must be taken to preserve our future.
Eric Gray Permalink
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Brian Baird
Congress does not have contingency plans, ... The Senate can be replaced quickly by gubernatorial appointment, but the House cannot be. And in a bicameral body, what does the Senate do without a House?
Brian Baird Permalink
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Trent Lott
The Senate is never easy, ... But when you get a new administration and a new Congress, it gives you sort of an opportunity to take a little time out and see what we can do together.
Trent Lott Permalink
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This is a pretty strong message to Congress and the Senate before they vote on a marriage protection amendment. Most politicians are not going to want to stand up for the duty of standing in front of a steamroller.
Kelly Shackelford Permalink
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Dan Glickman
We screened that movie before members of Congress. Hopefully, the screening of the movie had some kind of an effect on the process.
Dan Glickman Permalink
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It's a temporary tool and as soon as Congress raises the limit, all interest will be restored and there will be no adverse consequences for G-fund investors.
Brookly McLaughlin Permalink
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Karl Rove
Our interest is in making certain the members of Congress have full information about it, and that, we're convinced, will give them a level of comfort with this.
Karl Rove Permalink
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George W. Bush
The Congress will push me to raise taxes and I'll say no, and they'll push, and I'll say no, and they'll push again. And I'll say to them, read my lips, no new taxes.
George W. Bush Permalink
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Andy Grove
Congress will pass a law restricting public comment on the Internet to individuals who have spent a minimum of one hour actually accomplishing a specific task while on line.
Andy Grove Permalink
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Serj Tankian
By allowing this vote, and allowing the will of Congress to be freely expressed, you will be doing the right thing morally and, at the same time, encouraging Turkey to deal honestly with its past and more openly with its future,
Serj Tankian Permalink
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Part of the fire grants designated by Congress is set aside for health and safety for firefighters. We lose, over 50 percent of our firefighters' fatalities are heart attacks and strokes.
David Paulison Permalink
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It's basic economics, and the lack of understanding of basic economics in this Congress is why this country is in trouble,
John Peterson Permalink
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The industry has seen repeats of the significant impacts of risk, There will be a consideration from Congress this year for some kind of economic partnership to deal with federal-related risks.
Brian Casey Permalink
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Sam Rayburn
I will not deny that there are men in the district better qualified than I to go to Congress, but gentlemen, these men are not in the race.
Sam Rayburn Permalink
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The base in Congress is eroding as members worry about their own electorates, start to back away from him on immigration, start to back away on Iraq and start to consider the president as an optional ally rather than a vital one.
Bruce Buchanan Permalink
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If once the people become inattentive to the public affairs, you and I, and Congress and Assemblies, Judges and Governors, shall all become wolves. It seems to be the law of our general nature, in spite of individual exceptions.
Thomas Jefferson Permalink
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Congress is going to hear from student loan professionals at the school because they're the closest to the fight. Certainly members of Congress will listen to them, but the folks they will listen to the most are students who are Perkins Loans borrowers.
Bruce Caplin Permalink
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Why on Earth are Congress and the federal bureaucrats cutting school emergency planning and safety money, while spending millions on ad campaigns and Web sites?
Kenneth Trump Permalink
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We have not galvanized Congress, but we will have to.
Abraham Foxman Permalink
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The question Congress and the administration will still have to grapple with most is not the nature or desirability of the exploration architecture, but rather its timing,
Sherwood Boehlert Permalink
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Congress distributes federal grants by politics rather than by merit.
Brian Riedl Permalink
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The biggest threat to our recovery is for the Congress to overspend, ... We have the funds to meet our obligations, so long as they resist the temptation to spend.
A. Bush Permalink
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It would be hard to blame you for having trouble taking much of what is said in Washington seriously. You heard about the Medicare actuary who was forced to fudge the numbers and lie to Congress to keep his job. You heard the falsified numbers in Iraq on everything from the cost of the war to the number of trained Iraqi troops to a slam dunk case for weapons of mass destruction. You heard about the administration sponsored fake newscasts to mislead people all across America.
Senator Kerry Permalink
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Growing discontent within the Congress with India's nuclear activities would complicate matters enormously for the advocates of the India-U.S. agreement. Rejection of the deal by the Congress will kill it.
Achin Vanaik Permalink
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Donald Rumsfeld
Don't divide the world into "them" and "us." Avoid infatuation with or resentment of the press, the Congress, rivals, or opponents. Accept them as facts. They have their jobs and you have yours.
Donald Rumsfeld Permalink
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Aaron Broussard
So I'm asking Congress, please investigate this now. Take whatever idiot they have at the top of whatever agency and give me a better idiot. Give me a caring idiot. Give me a sensitive idiot. Just don't give me the same idiot.
Aaron Broussard Permalink
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