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" As of 2002, two million Latino adults had been diagnosed with diabetes. "
" Winning the peace is harder than winning the war. "
" 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. "
" As a regent, I hope to bring that important perspective of a typical family visitor in combination with my background as a Member of Congress and a proponent of the Smithsonian's efforts to reach all Americans. "
" Twenty million more have Chronic Kidney Disease, where patients experience a gradual deterioration of kidney function, the end result of which is kidney failure. "
" We need to make investment to get the economy going again, to give the private sector the confidence. "
" 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. "
" 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. "
" I don't consider this hard work. I love it, and I think I get to make a difference. I really believe in Secretary Clinton, and I want to feel like I'm part of making a difference; I really do. "
" I have been chastised by a president, I have antagonized and angered presidents, and I have taken on my own leadership. "
" The good news is that parents are the leading influence on kids' decision not to drink alcohol. "
" 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. "
" 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. "
" If something is personal to you, you are much more likely to act. "
" Today, we have a trade regime which has led to the largest trade deficits this country has ever experienced. "
" 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. "
" Shame on me if I don't try to do more with what I have. It would be... a terrible thing to waste this opportunity to try to make a difference. "
Make A Difference
" 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. "
" 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. "
" 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. "
" I have a lot of kids in my district who haven't been to the beach, much less Washington, D.C., and that's 20 miles away. "
" I've learned to be pragmatic, but I don't sacrifice my principles, my values. "
" Diabetes occurs at twice the rate in the African American community as it does in white Americans. "
" It's good to know people think I'm a nice guy. "
" Having passion does not mean you have to descend into bickering and fighting. "
" 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 you're saying you should not be allowed in the country, you should be consistent and say that to all immigrants. "
" The worst thing would be for a Canada to develop a Hollywood. This is an industry we are going to have to fight to defend. We have to compete now so productions stay here. We don't want entertainment to be like the steel industry. "
" According to the American Heart Association, the prevalence of hypertension in African Americans in the United States is among the highest in the world. "