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" The Smithsonian museums are among this country's most endearing treasures and I look forward to helping maintain and enhance their coveted works of art. "
" 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. "
" 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 cannot undo the past in this misguided war in Iraq. "
" 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. "
" 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. "
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" 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.' "
" Having passion does not mean you have to descend into bickering and fighting. "
" I've learned to be pragmatic, but I don't sacrifice my principles, my values. "
" 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. "
" Today, we have a trade regime which has led to the largest trade deficits this country has ever experienced. "
" 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. "
" 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. "
" According to the American Heart Association, the prevalence of hypertension in African Americans in the United States is among the highest in the world. "
" Any effort to create a second class of Americans, I just can't swallow that. "
" 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. "
" As of 2002, two million Latino adults had been diagnosed with diabetes. "
" 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 the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the first use of alcohol typically begins at age 12. "
" 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. "
" 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. "
" I have been chastised by a president, I have antagonized and angered presidents, and I have taken on my own leadership. "
" I'm never gonna change the skin, right? I'm very proud of what it implies and what it has meant to me... but then again, in Congress, I hope to make my mark as a colleague and as a leader. "
" If you're saying you should not be allowed in the country, you should be consistent and say that to all immigrants. "
" I'm going to fight to the death for a public option. "
" 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. "
" 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. "
" 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. "
" 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. "
" We are on pace this year to have a trade deficit that is larger than $800 billion. We have never faced that before, but we continue to put forward trade agreements like these that leave us naked to competition that is neither free nor fair. "
" African Americans make up about 13 percent of the U.S. population but comprise 32 percent of patients treated for kidney failure, giving them a kidney failure rate that is 4.2 times greater than that of white Americans. "