192 Total Quotes

Senate Quotes

Tom Daschle
Literally minutes before the Senate cast its vote, the administration sought to add the words 'in the United States and' after 'appropriate force' in the agreed-upon text. This last-minute change would have given the president broad authority to exercise expansive powers not just overseas -- where we all understood he wanted authority to act -- but right here in the United States , potentially against American citizens . I could see no justification for Congress to accede to this extraordinary request for additional authority. I refused.
Tom Daschle
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Patty Murray
Guess what - I am one of the ONLY senators in the whole United States Senate that is computer literate!
Patty Murray
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Everett Dirksen
When a member of the House moves over to the Senate, he raises the IQ of both bodies
Everett Dirksen
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Rob Glaser went before the U.S. Senate and said, 'Windows is breaking my software, let me tell you how.' In fact, it does not.
Adam Sohn
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I don't feel any need for redemption. I'm satisfied with what I did in the Senate. I don't look back. I look forward.
Alan Cranston
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When he was in the United States Senate, he was noted as an intellectual powerhouse,
Alan Cropsey
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And if they [the United States Senate] start going on a vendetta against Roberts in the Senate, it's just going to hurt them. ... And I think they know that, so, I mean, Judge Roberts can, maybe, you know, be thankful that a tragedy has brought him some good.
Barbara Bush
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Ahmed Chalabi
prepared to go to the Senate and respond to questions.
Ahmed Chalabi
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Alan Greenspan
I thought that the initiative that the Senate produced was very important and very effective,
Alan Greenspan
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Barbara Mikulski
Aren't we lucky to be represented by a group of women in the Senate who are so eloquent, so thoughtful, so passionate and so determined?
Barbara Mikulski
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The Senate ought to be very concerned about this,
Alan Morrison
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Katherine has wanted to run for Senate for quite some time. Bill Nelson is vulnerable in our polling, and she seems passionate about this and wants to do it.
Al Cárdenas
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Thomas Mann
The problem will be finding floor time, especially in the Senate, where Supreme Court nominations, appropriations bills, (budget) reconciliation, and post-Katrina/Rita measures leave little time for anything else, ... Steroids are likely to carry over to next year.
Thomas Mann
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Hopefully, the Senate can muster the votes as well,
Allan Bense
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Arlen Specter
I must say I am not pleased to have to arrange the Senate schedule around the availability of Senators who are running for President.
Arlen Specter
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It's still early in the process. Both the House and Senate are actively engaged in the process.
Alia Faraj
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The bill ended up stalling on the Senate desk after senators closed their session early last week.
Richard Stapler
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Some of the numbers being discussed don?t sound sufficient. The Senate is talking in the neighborhood of $100 million for all of the states. That gets divided up really fast.
Jim Burns
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Senate Bill 7 brought about some really good changes, where you were only appointed to cases for which you were qualified. But then what we saw was that an abundance of appeals were going to the same one or two people that the judges liked for some reason, or whatever, and some defendants were falling through the cracks. Cost-effectiveness was an issue, but my big concern was that due process be provided for these defendants.
Angela Moore
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When his nomination comes before the United States Senate, Timothy Batten can count on my strong support ... He is the right person for the job.
Saxby Chambliss
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He'd sooner rather have his nails pulled out than sit in the United States Senate with 99 others guys who think they should be president.
Geoffrey Becker
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This vote today in committee means that Judge Roberts will be voted on on the Senate floor next week, possibly on Thursday, and he is all but certain to be approved by a majority larger than 60 votes,
Gloria Borger
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The difference between the two for me, fundamentally, is that the Senate and the governor want to do it the way it's always been done, and the House wants to see if there's a better way to do things, if there's a way to change the structure of how we provide services.
Geoffrey Segal
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Scott McClellan
I think it's important to look at where members started, in terms of the Senate and the House. They have come down tens of billions from where they originally started.
Scott McClellan
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Scott McClellan
We urge the Senate to move forward with a swift up-or-down vote so he can begin serving on our nation's highest court.
Scott McClellan
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Scott McClellan
We're confident that they will be confirmed on the floor of the Senate and we look forward to the Senate acting on those nominees soon.
Scott McClellan
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Patrick Leahy
This is a commonsense solution that gives the Senate more time to craft a consensus bill that will promote our security while preserving our freedom.
Patrick Leahy
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Frankly, we are quite surprised that the Senate may make time to even consider this petition, ... We can hardly think of a worse time to be doing so.
Scott Segal
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Sen. Allard testified in front of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee last year that a number of hurdles have to be cleared before he could support this legislation, including putting it to a statewide referendum. The issue is larger than just Pueblo County.
Sean Conway
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It only works in the Senate if everyone agrees,
George Stephanopoulos
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