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I enjoyed the administrative work because it involved working with Congress, city council, and the mayor. I had never been a politician so it was fun - learning political maneuvering. Harold H. Greene
[ Administrative Because Been City Congress Council Enjoyed Fun Had Involved Learning Mayor Never Political Politician Work Working]
As mayor of San Francisco, I will provide the vision and work hard to make San Francisco a beautiful, well-planned city with excellent housing and transportation options. Gavin Newsom
[ Beautiful City Excellent Francisco Hard Housing Make Mayor Options Provide San Transportation Vision Will Work]
I was a little lacking in vision as mayor - I failed to understand the significance that housing and the revitalization of housing means for a city. Henry Cisneros
[ City Failed Housing Lacking Little Mayor Means Significance Understand Vision]
If you elect a matinee idol mayor, you're going to have a musical comedy administration. Robert Moses
[ Administration Comedy Elect Going Idol Mayor Musical]
When I thought about the calibre of people in the room I realized we might just have a credible candidate for Mayor who will would finally enforce the laws of the city. It was almost too good to be true. Herbert Baker
[ Almost Candidate City Credible Enforce Finally Good Just Laws Mayor Might Realized Room Thought Too True Will Would]
We took an approach, supported by the Prime Minister, the Home Secretary and the Mayor for London, that we had very real fears of violence and damage being caused across the streets of London. Michael Todd
[ Across Approach Being Caused Damage Fears Had Home London Mayor Minister Prime Real Secretary Streets Supported Took Very Violence]
I've very proud to be mayor of our great city. It's a city with a heart and a soul. Chicago has a unique spirit. Our business community wants to give back. Richard M. Daley
[ Back Business Chicago City Community Give Great Heart Mayor Our Proud Soul Spirit Unique Very Wants]
Mayor Koch, of New York, was the first public figure to give me support. Ryan White
[ Figure First Give Mayor New Public Support York]
So the mayor of New Orleans would have used his own buses had the people had been white? Sean Hannity
[ Been Buses Had His Mayor New Orleans Own Used White Would]
While Mayor Daley surprised me today with his decision to not run for reelection, I have never been surprised by his leadership, dedication and tireless work on behalf of the city and the people of Chicago. Rahm Emanuel
[ Been Behalf Chicago City Daley Decision Dedication His Leadership Mayor Never Run Surprised Tireless Today While Work]
The most important thing a mayor does is hire talented people to run the city. John Hickenlooper
[ City Does Hire Important Mayor Most Run Talented Thing]
When the burdens of the presidency seem unusually heavy, I always remind myself it could be worse. I could be a mayor. Lyndon B. Johnson
[ Always Burdens Could Heavy Mayor Myself Presidency Remind Seem Unusually Worse]
I want to be a mayor who helped, really helped. Harold Washington
[ Helped Mayor Really Want]
In the coming days, I know there will be some reflecting on my time as mayor. Many of you will search to find what's behind my decision. It's simple. I have always believed that every person, especially public officials, must understand when it is time to move on. For me, that time is now. Richard M. Daley
[ Always Behind Believed Coming Days Decision Especially Every Find Know Many Mayor Move Must Now Officials Person Public Reflecting Search Simple Some Time Understand Will]
As Mayor, I will lead city government, businesses, and community groups to support innovative projects that will make San Francisco streets and public places vibrant and healthy. Gavin Newsom
[ Businesses City Community Francisco Government Groups Healthy Innovative Lead Make Mayor Places Projects Public San Streets Support Vibrant Will]
What is qualified? What have I been qualified for in my life? I haven't been qualified to be a mayor. I'm not qualified to be a songwriter. I'm not qualified to be a TV producer. I'm not qualified to be a successful businessman. And so, I don't know what qualified means. Sonny Bono
[ Been Businessman Haven Know Life Mayor Means Producer Qualified Songwriter Successful Tv]
Mayors are judged by results. Willie Brown
[ Judged Mayors Results]
I may not be the world's best glad-handing politician, but I've been elected mayor twice. I understand politics. And I definitely understand where the state line is. Anthony A. Williams
[ Been Best Definitely Elected Line May Mayor Politician Politics State Twice Understand Where World]
I want to live and work in Chicago for the rest of my life. You know when you were growing up and you wanted to become president? What I want now is to be mayor of this damned town in ten years. William Petersen
[ Become Chicago Damned Growing Know Life Live Mayor Now President Rest Ten Town Up Want Wanted Were Work Years]
The true privilege of being Mayor is that I have the opportunity to be everyone's neighbor. Thomas Menino
[ Being Everyone Mayor Neighbor Opportunity Privilege True]
A mayor is a symbol and a public face of what a city bureaucracy provides its citizens. John Hickenlooper
[ Bureaucracy Citizens City Face Mayor Provides Public Symbol]
The job of mayor and Governor is becoming more and more like the job of university president, which I used to be; it looks like you are in charge, but you are not. Lamar Alexander
[ Becoming Charge Governor Job Looks Mayor More President University Used Which]
I am making this trip to Africa because Washington is an international city, just like Tokyo, Nigeria or Israel. As mayor, I am an international symbol. Can you deny that to Africa? Marion Berry
[ Africa Am Because City Deny International Israel Just Making Mayor Nigeria Symbol Tokyo Trip Washington]
There's no secret about my ambition, I do not want to go into the House of Commons. My only real political interest is in London and if one day I'm in a position to run for mayor, then terrific. Trevor Phillips
[ Ambition Commons Day Go House Interest Into London Mayor Only Political Position Real Run Secret Terrific Then Want]
If I were mayor, I'd invite everyone to have free boat trips on the river and free balloon rides over the city. I'd let the elderly in residential homes wander free. Jane Birkin
[ Balloon Boat City Elderly Everyone Free Homes Invite Mayor Over Residential Rides River Trips Wander Were]
I'm confident that, were I mayor, I would do some things differently than he has. But I think there's a world of difference between him and his immediate predecessor. David Dinkins
[ Between Confident Difference Differently Him His Immediate Mayor Predecessor Some Than Things Think Were World Would]
But despite the challenges, I love being your Mayor. Laura Miller
[ Being Challenges Despite Love Mayor Your]
In New York, we had primary elections for mayor. To improve their chances, all five candidates changed their name to Rudy Giuliani. Conan O'Brien
[ Candidates Chances Changed Elections Five Had Improve Mayor Name New Primary Their York]
I guess a small-town mayor is sort of like a community organizer, except that you have actual responsibilities. Sarah Palin
[ Actual Community Except Guess Mayor Organizer Responsibilities Small-Town Sort]
Most of the time when I receive a script, it says something like 'Rosenberg is the fat, slovenly Mayor, who doesn't want the kids to use the skateboard park', or 'Stein is a pompous, rotund attorney, imposing to all.' It would be so freeing to get a script where my character is simply described as 'A Man'. Fred Melamed
[ Attorney Character Described Fat Freeing Get Imposing Kids Man Mayor Most Park Pompous Receive Says Script Simply Something Stein Time Use Want Where Would]
As long as I am mayor of this city the great industries are secure. Frank Hague
[ Am City Great Industries Long Mayor Secure]
Tonight - by taking this solemn oath - I am no longer a private citizen but the Mayor of the City of Chicago. Jane Byrne
[ Am Chicago Citizen City Longer Mayor Oath Private Solemn Taking Tonight]
As Mayor of San Francisco, I will work hard to ensure that, in the event of natural or man-made disasters, San Franciscans are prepared and our City is protected. Gavin Newsom
[ City Disasters Ensure Event Franciscans Francisco Hard Man-Made Mayor Natural Our Prepared Protected San Will Work]
They can't take your house and give it to the mayor's mistress, even if they pay you for it. But they can, apparently, take your house and tear it down to make room for a development of trendy shops and restaurants, a hotel and so on. Michael Kinsley
[ Apparently Development Down Even Give Hotel House Make Mayor Mistress Pay Restaurants Room Shops Take Tear Trendy Your]
When the Chinese first came to San Francisco, they were actually welcomed by the mayor and they had special ceremonies for them-again this is when their colony was very small, only a few Chinese. Iris Chang
[ Actually Came Ceremonies Chinese Colony Few First Francisco Had Mayor Only San Small Special Their Very Welcomed Were]
Your Mayor must seek new ways to bring jobs and industry to our community. Alan Autry
[ Bring Community Industry Jobs Mayor Must New Our Seek Ways Your]
As a former mayor, I know that local governments must have control over land use decisions. Elton Gallegly
[ Control Decisions Former Governments Know Land Local Mayor Must Over Use]
As Mayor, I will fully support my Arts Commission and its professional selection committees so that they can commission a full range of public art that is daring and, when appropriate, daringly traditional. Gavin Newsom
[ Appropriate Art Arts Commission Committees Daring Full Fully Mayor Professional Public Range Selection Support Traditional Will]
I Kenneth Robert Livingstone, having been elected to the office of mayor of London, declare that I take that office upon myself, and will duly and faithfully fulfil the duties of it to the best of my judgement and ability. Kenneth Robert Livingstone
[ Ability Been Best Declare Duly Duties Elected Faithfully Fulfil Having Judgement Kenneth Livingstone London Mayor Myself Office Robert Take Upon Will]
For the fifth year in a row, the Bush budget cuts city core services to pay for wealthy tax breaks. And once again, the mayor's requests were not funded. Anthony Weiner
[ Again Breaks Budget Bush City Core Cuts Fifth Funded Mayor Once Pay Requests Row Services Tax Wealthy Were Year]
I am convinced that your Mayor must take the leadership role in education too. Alan Autry
[ Am Convinced Education Leadership Mayor Must Role Take Too Your]
The politics of the Cape Town Metro, which allows an executive Mayoral committee to make secret decisions which affect you, behind closed doors, is wrong! Mangosuthu Buthelezi
[ Affect Allows Behind Cape Closed Committee Decisions Doors Executive Make Metro Politics Secret Town Which Wrong]
If a large city can, after intense intellectual efforts, choose for its mayor a man who merely will not steal from it, we consider it a triumph of the suffrage. Frank Moore Colby
[ After Choose City Consider Efforts Intellectual Intense Large Man Mayor Merely Steal Suffrage Triumph Will]
As mayor, I'm in the frying pan. I'm just sitting here on the griddle now, and I've got to really think, you know, do I want to stay here on the griddle? Anthony A. Williams
[ Frying Got Here Just Know Mayor Now Pan Really Sitting Stay Think Want]
Our nation is being led astray by ungodly judges, mayors and governors, who are given to change, defying the Constitution and substituting their own wicked agendas. David Wilkerson
[ Agendas Astray Being Change Constitution Defying Given Governors Judges Led Mayors Nation Our Own Their Ungodly Wicked]
I would not vote for the mayor. It's not just because he didn't invite me to dinner, but because on my way into town from the airport there were such enormous potholes. Fidel Castro
[ Airport Because Dinner Enormous Into Invite Just Mayor Potholes Such Town Vote Way Were Would]
If Ron Dellums running for mayor gives you hope, then let's get on with it. Ron Dellums
[ Get Gives Hope Mayor Ron Running Then]
Contrary to what most people think, there is a Rich Daley under Mayor Daley. William M. Daley
[ Contrary Daley Mayor Most Rich Think Under]
What I would like to be remembered for is that Walter Washington changed the spirit of the people of this city, that he came in as mayor when there was hate and greed and misunderstanding among our people and the races were polarized. Walter Washington
[ Among Came Changed City Greed Hate Mayor Misunderstanding Our Polarized Races Remembered Spirit Walter Washington Were Would]
I have worked closely with many of our county commissioners, mayors, local transportation officials, and others to determine project needs in the 18th District, and they deserve a great deal of thanks for today's victory on the House floor. Bob Ney
[ Closely Commissioners County Deal Deserve Determine District Floor Great House Local Many Mayors Needs Officials Others Our Project Thanks Today Transportation Victory Worked]
We can make mayors and officers every year, but not scholars. Robert Burton
[ Every Make Mayors Officers Scholars Year]
As Mayor, I will use my experience to make San Francisco a place where small businesses can thrive. Gavin Newsom
[ Businesses Experience Francisco Make Mayor Place San Small Thrive Use Where Will]
For instance, I always have one hanging in Budapest in the mayors office. Tony Curtis
[ Always Budapest Hanging Instance Mayors Office]
I've been doing nineteen hours a day on London, nothing else, I mean this has been my whole life, and writing has been put on one side, and if I'm privileged enough to be the Mayor of this city, then I will not write again. Jeffrey Archer
[ Again Been City Day Doing Else Enough Hours Life London Mayor Mean Nineteen Nothing Privileged Put Side Then Whole Will Write Writing]
I pledge tonight to be Mayor for all of the people of this city - for one Chicago. Jane Byrne
[ Chicago City Mayor Pledge Tonight]
That's what mayors do. They lobby Congress to provide resources for their city. Maxine Waters
[ City Congress Lobby Mayors Provide Resources Their]
The mayor has got to work closely with a wide variety of people, his city council, state legislature, governor, business community, labor community, president and the congress in order to be able to do this. Marc Morial
[ Able Business City Closely Community Congress Council Got Governor His Labor Legislature Mayor Order President State Variety Wide Work]
I'd work to make it hip again to spend time in our fabled and fabulous land. But with a Puerto Rican father and a Jewish mother, I would probably be better suited as mayor of New York. Geraldo Rivera
[ Again Better Fabled Fabulous Father Hip Jewish Land Make Mayor Mother New Our Probably Puerto Rican Spend Suited Time Work Would York]
Listen, if the mayor wants to have a debate about education in this city, I got three words: bring it on. Anthony Weiner
[ Bring City Debate Education Got Listen Mayor Three Wants Words]
Wherever there are rock 'n' rollers, we'll play. That's what we've been doing for more than 30 years - rock 'n' roll. It's made me everything from an honorary mayor to honorary member of a motorcycle gang. Ronnie Hawkins
[ Been Doing Everything Gang Honorary Made Mayor Member More Motorcycle Play Rock Roll Rollers Than Wherever Years]
Everybody would love to be mayor of Chicago. If you look at what we have done over many, many years and where we are today and the commitment by the business community, the commitment by the not-for-profit community - all this coming together - this is a wonderful city. Richard M. Daley
[ Business Chicago City Coming Commitment Community Done Everybody Look Love Many Mayor Over Today Together Where Wonderful Would Years]
Magic Johnson, former basketball player, may run for mayor of LA in the next election. Remember the good 'ol days when only qualified people ran for office like actors and professional wrestlers. Jay Leno
[ Actors Basketball Days Election Former Good Johnson La Magic May Mayor Next Office Ol Only Player Professional Qualified Ran Remember Run Wrestlers]
You have the biggest impact on controlling, on affecting local lives as mayor. It's so much more important than being a state legislator. Dick Murphy
[ Affecting Being Biggest Controlling Impact Important Legislator Lives Local Mayor More Much State Than]
I will lobby tirelessly in cooperation with other mayors around the country to insure that federal funding for our recently added police officers continues. Alan Autry
[ Added Around Continues Cooperation Country Federal Funding Insure Lobby Mayors Officers Other Our Police Recently Tirelessly Will]
Especially in local elections, because hardly anybody pays attention to those - but it's really important who's mayor and who's on the city council, county commissioners, sheriffs, district attorney, and of course the school board. Jello Biafra
[ Anybody Attention Attorney Because Board City Commissioners Council County Course District Elections Especially Hardly Important Local Mayor Pays Really School Sheriffs Those]
This - the leadership of the mayor is crucial, because it is to the mayor that people will look to provide the vision, the energy, and the sense of confidence in the rebuilding and the recovery. Marc Morial
[ Because Confidence Crucial Energy Leadership Look Mayor Provide Rebuilding Recovery Sense Vision Will]
I would like to run for the mayor of the city of Chicago. That has always been an aspiration of mine even when I was in the House of Representatives. Rahm Emanuel
[ Always Aspiration Been Chicago City Even House Mayor Mine Representatives Run Would]
You wouldn't believe how the town was named for me. I was met by the whole population, headed by the mayor. Lillie Langtry
[ Believe Headed How Mayor Met Named Population Town Whole]
Be assured that I did not become the Mayor of Chicago to preside over its decline. Jane Byrne
[ Assured Become Chicago Decline Did Mayor Over Preside]
I stand on the shoulders of countless people, yet there is one extraordinary person who is my life aspiration - that person is my mother, Celina Sotomayor. Sonia Sotomayor
[ Aspiration Countless Extraordinary Life Mother Person Shoulders Stand Yet]
I am also a Kentucky Colonel and an Honorary Mayor of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, among other things. Jack L. Chalker
[ Also Am Among Baton Colonel Honorary Kentucky Louisiana Mayor Other Rouge Things]
If Ted Williams just tip his cap once he could be elected Mayor of Boston in five minutes. Eddie Collins
[ Boston Cap Could Elected Five His Just Mayor Minutes Once Ted Tip Williams]
Sotomayor's vainglorious lecture bromide about herself as "a wise Latina" trumping white men is a vulgar embarrassment - a vestige of the bad old days of male-bashing feminism. Camille Paglia
[ Bad Days Embarrassment Feminism Herself Latina Lecture Men Old Vulgar White Wise]
I've reached out to other mayors throughout the United States to form an Olympic Task Force of Mayors, and to community leaders, Congress, and businesspeople. As thousands of people around the country join the movement, it gets more and more exciting. Richard M. Daley
[ Around Community Congress Country Exciting Force Form Gets Join Leaders Mayors More Movement Olympic Other Out Reached States Task Thousands Throughout United]
I have to admit I didn't do as much as I should have back when I was mayor, but now we're getting it done. It's not where you've been but where you're going. Marion Barry
[ Admit Back Been Done Getting Going Mayor Much Now Should Where]
Prudent dullness marked him for a mayor. Charles Churchill
[ Dullness Him Marked Mayor Prudent]
The credit for much of this rightly belongs to the late Mayor Daley who forged a coalition of business and labor that kept Chicago always moving ahead. Jane Byrne
[ Ahead Always Belongs Business Chicago Coalition Credit Daley Forged Kept Labor Late Mayor Moving Much Rightly]
From my very first day in the Mayor's office, I have worked closely with the Council members who share our vision of a city hall that really protects taxpayers and cares... yes... about the little things that make a big difference in people's lives. Laura Miller
[ Big Cares City Closely Council Day Difference First Hall Little Lives Make Mayor Members Office Our Protects Really Share Taxpayers Things Very Vision Worked Yes]