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Presidency Quotes

The heads of political blocs will meet on Saturday to discuss the presidency, prime minister and speaker posts.
Abbas Bayati
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Lowering the bar creates a novel theory of impeachment, ... It would permanently weaken the presidency.
Abbe Lowell
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You can't win the presidency if you don't carry Florida. That gives us a leg up.
Al Austin
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The lie that Bush lied us into war threatens the Bush presidency in a way no ordinary political charge does. Bush needs to refute it--and to keep on refuting it--for his sake, for the nation's, and for the sake of the truth,
Bill Kristol
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I think the president has raised the stakes for himself. He has raised the stakes for his presidency, so that if there are more explosions in the next few months ... his approval ratings will suffer some more.
David Gergen
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Douglas Adams
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Douglas Adams
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We are at a defining point in the Bush presidency, and all indications are that we are headed for a calamitous result and most likely failure.
Doug Schoen
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The fact that the Reagans were not particularly hospitable to the Bushes during the eight years of the Reagan presidency was a well-known fact in the White House and in Washington. The Bushes were and remain loyal to Reagan's memory, but the interview I had with them in December of 1988 made their private frustrations clear, and it is naturally embarrassing for them to have to confirm those feelings in public.
Edmund Morris
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We are not looking at tax reform this year or probably during the Bush presidency. Maybe they'll resurrect it in 2007, but then at that time everyone will be looking at the next presidential race.
Elizabeth Garrett
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Our paper is about winning. It's about understanding the electorate well enough to win the presidency.
Elaine Kamarck
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The British attempt in the EU presidency to say that we have no alternative but to try again with negotiations is correct,
Wolfgang Gerhardt
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Sen. Kerry's statement ... in Illinois was unbecoming of a candidate for the presidency ... and ... we call on Senator Kerry to apologize to the American people for this negative attack.
Marc Racicot
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I think it will happen probably in the next few terms of the presidency in the United States.
Laura Bush
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Larry Sabato
He is trying to have a very significant presidency at virtually any cost. The cost includes the Republicans' reputation for fiscal conservatism. That's dead and it may be dead for a generation.
Larry Sabato
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Turning the presidency over to a woman of Michelle's stature will be a privilege.
Ricardo Lagos
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Bush recognizes that this is one of the most important days of his presidency and that he will make this nominee every bit as central to his legacy as (the) war in Iraq, Social Security reform and everything else that is at the heart of what he has done. His message is: This matters more than anything.
Jeffrey Toobin
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then I have to tell you I think that this presidency will be over.
Orrin Hatch
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That's why pragmatism is such a central ingredient of an effective presidency. If you're not pragmatic, not responsive to changing realities, then you don't succeed.
Robert Dallek
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This begins to demystify the presidency, and I'm not sure that's all bad.
Robert Bork
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I think he might well decide that the end of the G-8 presidency is the time to go. I don't think he would want to go in the middle of it.
Jeremy Corbyn
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I think he [Tony Blair] might well decide that the end of the G8 presidency (at the end of 2005) is the time to go. I don't think he would want to go in the middle of it.
Jeremy Corbyn
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[The governor also reiterated that he has no plans to seek the presidency in 2000, even though he's] troubled ... stranger things have happened.
Pat Buchanan
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Three years ago, the presidency was his to lose.
Paul Ashley
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The president was still Ike, and the presidency went on.
Stephen Hess
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It certainly made this presidency. There was no question that there was a new presidency that had a new agenda. ... It certainly did seem to focus him grandly and powerfully.
Stephen Hess
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I have the impression that the Portuguese presidency will explain this position of the other 14 member states very clearly when the matter is raised,
Guy Verhofstadt
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It's been the least successful year of his presidency.
Stephen Wayne
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I really think the president regards these decisions as among the most consequential of his presidency. He will do what he thinks is right for the country regardless of its immediate impact on his political standing. That doesn't necessarily mean he will do something confrontational.
Steven Calabresi
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Howard Dean
I am no longer actively pursuing the presidency,
Howard Dean
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Richard M. Nixon
Watergate had become the center of the media's universe, and during the remaining year of my presidency the media tried to force everything else to revolve around it.
Richard M. Nixon
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