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" Any effort to create a second class of Americans, I just can't swallow that. "
" When the game is on, I want to be on the field, but I'm willing to catch, walk, run. I just want to be there. I'll even be water boy. "
" It is critical that parents and other trusted adults initiate conversations with kids about underage drinking well in advance of the first time they are faced with a decision regarding alcohol. "
" My three daughters are all going to go to college, and it's not even a question. When I was applying to college, my parents were hoping that I would just go somewhere. Today, they look at their grandkids, and they know those kids will have a chance to build this country in bigger and better ways than my parents ever had a chance. "
" I think I've been a very good student of all aspects of being in Congress. I think I'm always working hard to get an 'A.' "
" According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the first use of alcohol typically begins at age 12. "
" My father was a construction worker most of his life. My mother, when she came from Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, to the United States, never had a chance to go to college either and became a clerical worker. But they did nothing but build this country. "
" I hate to say it but I think it has become very obvious that our system for devising trade agreements, so very important to this country's functioning around the world, has not only broken, but it has broken completely. "
" According to the American Heart Association, the prevalence of hypertension in African Americans in the United States is among the highest in the world. "
" You don't win the game if you try to hit home runs all the time. "
" I... now see a rare opportunity to push across the goal line much of the unfinished business of America: investing in our infrastructure and workers, universal healthcare, comprehensive immigration reform and scrubbing a tax code that's out of shape and behind the times. "
" Winning the peace is harder than winning the war. "
" I've learned to be pragmatic, but I don't sacrifice my principles, my values. "
" But 18 years after the passage of the Civil Liberties Act, there still remains unfinished work to completely rectify and close this regrettable chapter in our Nation's history. "
" We need to make investment to get the economy going again, to give the private sector the confidence. "
" California is a very important state. As goes California, so goes the nation. We need to have strong leadership. Someone who can hit the ground running. "
" This is precisely why you choose to run for office and get elected. You're asking the people to let you be their voice. I don't think there is a more powerful and intense experience than the opportunity to be the voice of the 307 million people living in this country. "
" According to Teenage Research Unlimited, 51 percent of 13-15 year olds say they will be faced with making a decision regarding alcohol in the next three months. "
" Diabetes occurs at twice the rate in the African American community as it does in white Americans. "
" If you're saying you should not be allowed in the country, you should be consistent and say that to all immigrants. "
" Today, we have a trade regime which has led to the largest trade deficits this country has ever experienced. "
" I will fight like the dickens to protect Social Security. "
" I'm going to fight to the death for a public option. "
" February 19, 1942, is the year in which Executive Order 9066 was signed, and this was the order that called for the exclusion and internment of all Japanese Americans living on the west coast during World War II. "
" Could today's construction worker married to a clerical worker guarantee four children a college education and buy a house? That's what we're fighting about. "
" If we finally chose as a country to take responsibility for the wars that we believe we must engage in, and rather than borrow money to exercise that authority to go to war, we actually pay for these wars, that would save us over a trillion dollars, because that's what we have spent in Iraq and Afghanistan - all through borrowed money. "
" If something is personal to you, you are much more likely to act. "
" We have a tax code that allows groups to use their political operations within the tax code, under the guise of a charity, to use undisclosed millions of dollars to do political campaigns. "
" I have been chastised by a president, I have antagonized and angered presidents, and I have taken on my own leadership. "
" The question for immigration reform is not if we'll get it done, it's when we'll get it done. It's going to get done. "
" We cannot undo the past in this misguided war in Iraq. "