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Seventy-seven senators from both sides of the aisle, the previous administration and foreign governments all believed, based on the same intelligence, that Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction and posed an enormous threat,
Stephen Hadley
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John Roberts has spent the last three days trying to hide the ball from senators who are charged by the Constitution with evaluating whether to entrust him with the nation's most powerful legal job for the rest of his life,
Ralph Neas
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I'm going to support the president, and I believe there will be about 70 or 80 senators that will do the same.
Richard Shelby
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The mentality in Haiti is to only vote for president, but the election for senators and deputies is important too.
Jacques Bernard
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James Stewart
All the senators were there, and Frank Capra was in a box with his wife with the vice president and his wife, and several other senators. They, as the picture started going, became very quiet. After the picture had been going for three quarters of an hour, the film broke. Frank didn't know where the projection room was exactly, and he found himself outside the building, crawling up a ladder.
James Stewart
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Senators have wanted to have it both ways.
Jamie Court
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We have all these senators and members of the House who say the president hasn't made his case yet.
James Inhofe
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The senators who want to serve on (the Judiciary Committee) tend to be very ideologically driven and know their own minds. They are either very strong progressives or very deep conservatives.
Jamin Raskin
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Senators now demand that nominees state positions,
Robert Bork
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I expected I would have senators in states where this is not yet an epidemic come up to me and say, 'Look, why should we take the equivalent of half an aisle of cold medicines behind the counter in my state where this isn't a problem?' ... And I was going to tell them, 'It's a problem in your state, you just don't know it.' But they've not come up to me and said that.
Jim Talent
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I don't think the president can be as helpful in this case. I think the senators and some outside groups will have to really pull out the stops.
Paul Weyrich
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Peggy Noonan
Let's cause some senators distress.
Peggy Noonan
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[Lieberman said the senators] spoke extensively ... was warm, it was direct, and from my point of view it was quite encouraging.
Pervez Musharraf
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No matter how badly senators want to know things, judicial nominees are limited in what they may discuss. That limitation is real, and it comes from the very nature of what judges do.
Orrin Hatch
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The fight continues. This is a step-by-step process. The senators are coming back to town, and they have got to look at that record.
Nan Aron
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Gov. Barbour has personally called senators, and they are really playing hard ball.
Mike Moore
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Arlen Specter
Given the option in this trial, I suspect many senators would choose 'not proved' instead of 'not guilty,'
Arlen Specter
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Barack Obama, Jr.
we are a couple of U.S. senators.
Barack Obama, Jr.
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I wouldn't let 'em, ... There would be plenty of other senators up here who wouldn't let them.
Bill Nelson
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Bob Dole
there is scarcely anyone who believes that the required 67 senators would vote to convict the president on any of the four articles of impeachment approved by the House Judiciary Committee.
Bob Dole
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Harry Reid
They should be made available to senators as they decide whether Judge Roberts deserves confirmation,
Harry Reid
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The Senators have a good team and they got bounces, but I'm sure they've gotten bounces like that before. That's the sign of a good team. We couldn't really get much going.
Jacques Lemaire
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It is not a process under which senators get to say, 'I want you to rule this way and this way and this way, and if you'll tell me that you'll rule this way and this way and this way, I'll vote for you, ... That's not a bargaining process. Judges are not politicians. They cannot promise to do certain things in exchange for votes.
John Roberts
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John Cornyn
She is continuing her visits with any senators who want to see her. You know, to me, this has been part of this myth that some have propagated about this nominee that somehow she needs to take time off to cram,
John Cornyn
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John McCain
I was particularly pleased with his amendment that would require senators to pay the charter rate when traveling on private aircraft. Although his amendment was defeated, I congratulate Sen. Santorum for his hard work and leadership on the critical issue of lobbying reform.
John McCain
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Judd Gregg
Even senators can be lucky.
Judd Gregg
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[After watching the fresh-faced and more sprightly Senators bounce his Flyers out of the playoffs in the second round last spring, coach Ken Hitchcock believes young, energetic talent is the key to getting Philadelphia into the Eastern Conference finals for the first time since 1999-2000.] You can't expect 34-year-olds to score like 26-year-olds, ... Those guys have other roles that are as important, but we have to get more from other people who are capable.
Ken Hitchcock
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Larry Sabato
I've had literally dozens of governors, senators and several presidents (talk to classes), and no one, other than the presidents, has gotten a better reception or more sustained ovation from these young people.
Larry Sabato
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a problem for the liberal groups and senators who want to turn this into a spectacle. . . . When the media have other serious things to focus their attention on, they tend to spend less time and less ink on the tit-for-tat, he said/she said elements that frequently accompany a confirmation hearing.
Sean Rushton
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Russ Feingold
[The only likely contender for 08 who has so far made it clear that the war in Iraq is damaging U.S. national security and has actually proposed an exit strategy is Wisconsin senator Russ Feingold.] Its time for senators and members of Congress, especially those from my own party, to be less timid while this administration neglects urgent national security priorities in favor of staying a flawed policy course in Iraq, ... Lets see if we can remove the troops after we succeed with a series of steps by the end of December 2006.
Russ Feingold
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