Quotations that match 'presidential'.

The stronger Hillary is, the weaker she is. The more she seems like a likely presidential winner, the more difficult the senate race becomes in New York. It's perfect. Dick Morris
[ Becomes Difficult Hillary Likely More New Perfect Presidential Race Seems Senate She Stronger Weaker Winner York]
One of the most surreal moments in this election was after the third debate, when I heard a talking head say, Al Gore won on substance, on the issues. But you have to give the victory to Bush because he seems presidential. Bradley Whitford
[ After Al Because Bush Debate Election Give Gore Head Heard Issues Moments Most Presidential Say Seems Substance Surreal Talking Third Victory Won]
A lot of presidential memoirs, they say, are dull and self-serving. I hope mine is interesting and self-serving. William J. Clinton
[ Dull Hope Interesting Lot Memoirs Mine Presidential Say Self-Serving]
Of all presidential perks, the pardon power has a special significance. It is just the kind of authority that would attract the special attention of someone obsessed with himself and his own ability to influence events. Barbara Olson
[ Ability Attention Attract Authority Events Himself His Influence Just Kind Obsessed Own Pardon Perks Power Presidential Significance Someone Special Would]
I've often reflected on this in the past weeks as I've been following the presidential campaign: Very often, I thought it would have been great for both of these guys to sit down and be force-fed a couple of dozen episodes of Star Trek. Patrick Stewart
[ Been Both Campaign Couple Down Dozen Episodes Following Great Guys Often Past Presidential Reflected Sit Star These Thought Trek Very Weeks Would]
I am committed to ensure that our 2008 Republican presidential candidates forthrightly address issues of importance to the African-American community. Ken Mehlman
[ Address African-American Am Candidates Committed Community Ensure Forthrightly Importance Issues Our Presidential Republican]
It seems to me that if Mr. Obama wins the presidential election, then Messrs. Farrakhan, Wright, Ayers and Pfleger will gain power for their need to demoralize this country and help create a socialist America. Jon Voight
[ America Country Create Election Gain Help Mr Need Obama Obama Power Presidential Seems Socialist Their Then Will Wins Wright]
But presidential approval also became a surrogate measure of national unity and patriotism. Thomas E. Mann
[ Also Approval Became Measure National Patriotism Presidential Surrogate Unity]
Ronald Reagan, of course, was a Republican governor of California who went through a painful defeat in the 1976 presidential race before winning four years later. Michael Medved
[ Before California Course Defeat Four Governor Later Painful Presidential Race Reagan Republican Ronald Through Went Winning Years]
The real truth is that the Obama administration is professional at bullying, as we have witnessed with ACORN at work during the presidential campaign. It seems to me they are sending down their bullies to create fist fights among average American citizens who don't want a government-run health care plan forced upon them. Jon Voight
[ Acorn Administration American Among Average Bullies Bullying Campaign Care Citizens Create Down During Fights Fist Forced Health Obama Obama Plan Presidential Professional Real Seems Sending Their Them Truth Upon Want Witness]
From the beginning of the presidential nominating conventions in the 1830's really through the 1950's, you had conventions that actually did real business. Michael Beschloss
[ Actually Beginning Business Conventions Did Had Nominating Presidential Real Really Through]
Not a season passes without new disclosures showing Nixon's numerous attempts at criminal use of his presidential powers and in fact the scorn he held for the rule of law. Bob Woodward
[ Attempts Criminal Disclosures Fact Held His Law New Nixon Numerous Passes Powers Presidential Rule Scorn Season Showing Use Without]
When one may pay out over two million dollars to presidential and Congressional campaigns, the U.S. government is virtually up for sale. John W. Gardner Politics
[ Campaigns Congressional Dollars Government May Million Out Over Pay Presidential Sale Two Up Virtually]
We are all encouraged that Bush appears, really for the first time in his experience on the stage of presidential politics, relaxed. His comfort is our comfort. John Dean
[ Appears Bush Comfort Encouraged Experience First His Our Politics Presidential Really Relaxed Stage Time]
By the time a man gets to be presidential material, he's been bought ten times over. Gore Vidal
[ Been Bought Gets Man Material Over Presidential Ten Time Times]
The cost of congressional and presidential campaigns has been leaping every two or four years. I think this year it will be 60 percent more than 1996; well over twice as much as in 1992 in the presidential and congressional races. Robert McChesney
[ Been Campaigns Congressional Cost Every Four Leaping More Much Over Percent Presidential Races Than Think Twice Two Well Will Year Years]
Federal elections happen every two years in this country. Presidential elections every four years. And four years just isn't long enough to dismantle all the environmental laws we've got in this country. Jared Diamond
[ Country Dismantle Elections Enough Environmental Every Federal Four Got Happen Just Laws Long Presidential Two Years]
You have had presidential candidates over the last 30 years who would have had a very hard time getting nominated under the old system. One example is John Kennedy. Michael Beschloss
[ Candidates Example Getting Had Hard John Kennedy Last Nominated Old Over Presidential System Time Under Very Would Years]
The vice presidential candidate tends to be a bit of an afterthought. Mary Cheney
[ Afterthought Bit Candidate Presidential Tends Vice]
It was a presidential election year, and as a member of a consortium of Ivy League radio stations, we participated in 'network' coverage of election night. Andrea Mitchell
[ Consortium Coverage Election Ivy League Member Network Night Participated Presidential Radio Stations Year]
If image is everything, how can the Democratic presidential hopefuls compete with a President fresh from a war victory. Judy Woodruff
[ Compete Democratic Everything Fresh How Image President Presidential Victory War]
No candidate can win a presidential race advocating gay marriage and opposing the military action in Iraq. Dick Morris
[ Action Advocating Candidate Gay Iraq Marriage Military Opposing Presidential Race Win]
In the execution of Presidential decisions work to be true to his views, in fact and tone. Donald Rumsfeld
[ Decisions Execution Fact His Presidential Tone True Views Work]
I think that it's a vital moment now for Russian democracy to convince people that it's only our actions, our joined actions and protests that could force Kremlin to reconsider its plans to abolish presidential elections. Garry Kasparov
[ Abolish Actions Convince Could Democracy Elections Force Joined Kremlin Moment Now Only Our Plans Presidential Protests Reconsider Russian Think Vital]
In the final analysis this congressional race is always going to be a close race, whether there's a presidential race or governor's race or not. But is this a better year? Yes, this would probably be a better year. Baron Hill
[ Always Analysis Better Close Congressional Final Going Governor Presidential Probably Race Whether Would Year Yes]
The 2004 Election marks the first time in modern political history that Republican voter turnout matched Democratic turnout in a presidential election year. Jeff Miller
[ Democratic Election First History Marks Matched Modern Political Presidential Republican Time Turnout Voter Year]
Unlike presidential administrations, problems rarely have terminal dates. Dwight D. Eisenhower
[ Administrations Dates Presidential Problems Rarely Terminal Unlike]
If a prospective Presidential approach can't be explained clearly enough to be understood well, it probably hasn't been thought through well enough. If not well understood by the American people, it probably won't "sail" anyway. Send it back for further thought. Donald Rumsfeld
[ American Anyway Approach Back Been Clearly Enough Explained Further Hasn Presidential Probably Prospective Sail Send Thought Through Understood Well Won]
Presidential money is almost like the housing bubble. It's growing at such an astronomical rate, you think it can't get any bigger. Chuck Todd
[ Almost Any Astronomical Bigger Bubble Get Growing Housing Money Presidential Rate Such Think]
Presidential candidates don't chew gum. Theodore C. Sorensen
[ Candidates Chew Gum Presidential]
Four years in the White House and two presidential campaigns is an awful long time. In politics, every year in the White House is like dog years, six years off your life. George Stephanopoulos
[ Awful Campaigns Dog Every Four House Life Long Off Politics Presidential Six Time Two White Year Years Your]
I have commenced my auspicious reign and am in quiet possession of the Presidential Mansion... this winter I intend to do something in the way of entertaining that shall be the admiration and talk of all Washington world. Julia Gardiner Tyler
[ Admiration Am Commenced Entertaining Intend Mansion Possession Presidential Quiet Reign Shall Something Talk Washington Way Winter World]
Al Gore adopted three utterly different personas in three national presidential debates. Rich Lowry
[ Adopted Al Debates Different Gore National Presidential Three Utterly]
Somebody asked me about the current choice we're being given in the presidential election. I said, Well, it's like two of the scariest movies I can imagine. Dean Koontz
[ Asked Being Choice Current Election Given Imagine Movies Presidential Said Scariest Somebody Two Well]
I understand personally that it is frustrating to lose presidential elections by narrow margins. James Baker
[ Elections Frustrating Lose Margins Narrow Personally Presidential Understand]
One of the problems we saw in the last presidential election in our party is that our nominee, while winning the election, which we ought never to forget, often lost sight of the difference between strategy and tactics. Paul Begala
[ Between Difference Election Forget Last Lost Never Nominee Often Ought Our Party Presidential Problems Saw Sight Strategy Tactics Which While Winning]
It is as if Clinton had called one of the most respected character witnesses in all of U.S. history to testify that the primal urge has a most distinguished presidential pedigree. Joseph J. Ellis
[ Called Character Clinton Distinguished Had History Most Pedigree Presidential Primal Respected Testify Urge Witnesses]
A libertarian presidential candidate isn't going to win anyway, so he can afford to say that all taxation is theft, and it isn't the job of a libertarian presidential candidate to cook up new ways to commit theft. L. Neil Smith
[ Afford Anyway Candidate Commit Cook Going Job Libertarian New Presidential Say Taxation Theft Up Ways Win]
Presidential leadership needn't always cost money. Look for low- and no-cost options. They can be surprisingly effective. Donald Rumsfeld
[ Always Cost Effective Leadership Look Money Needn Options Presidential Surprisingly]
If we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday at a time of presidential inaugurals, this is thanks to Ronald Reagan who created the holiday, and not to the Democratic Congress of the Carter years, which rejected it. David Horowitz History
[ Birthday Carter Celebrate Congress Created Democratic Holiday Jr King Luther Martin Presidential Reagan Rejected Ronald Thanks Time Which Years]
You know, I respect what Howard Dean has been able to do. It's good for our party. But I've got to tell you this: If money alone decided presidential nominations, Phil Gramm would have been nominated in '96. Joe Lieberman
[ Able Alone Been Dean Decided Good Got Howard Know Money Nominated Nominations Our Party Phil Presidential Respect Tell Would]
There is no excitement anywhere in the world, short of war, to match the excitement of the American presidential campaign. Theodore White
[ American Anywhere Campaign Excitement Match Presidential Short War World]
I had hoped that the current presidential campaign debates might educate the public as to what is really involved in the ongoing controversy over campaign financing. James L. Buckley
[ Campaign Controversy Current Debates Educate Financing Had Hoped Involved Might Ongoing Over Presidential Public Really]
My presidential victory, if it had happened, would have been artificial in relation to the Socialist party. It may be that on my deathbed, I will come to regret my decision, but for the moment, I live at peace with it. Jacques Delors
[ Artificial Been Come Deathbed Decision Had Happened Live May Moment Party Peace Presidential Regret Relation Socialist Victory Will Would]
I think the Democratic Party realizes, having lost two presidential elections, we need to do a better job of creating a farm team. John Mahoney
[ Better Creating Democratic Elections Farm Having Job Lost Need Party Presidential Realizes Team Think Two]
As you can imagine I'm disappointed as anything that I was not selected to be the presidential running mate. And I find it continually appalling that it would be a radical thing to have a woman on the ticket. Kate Clinton
[ Anything Appalling Continually Disappointed Find Imagine Mate Presidential Radical Running Selected Thing Ticket Woman Would]
The curious defiled past him, after squeezing the Presidential fingers into the room, and settled either on the sofa or chairs or remained standing for protracted observations. Henry Villard
[ After Chairs Curious Either Fingers Him Into Observations Past Presidential Protracted Remained Room Settled Sofa Squeezing Standing]
No presidential candidate should visit Las Vegas without condemning organized gambling. Ralph Nader
[ Candidate Condemning Gambling Las Organized Presidential Should Vegas Visit Without]
Sooner or later, I need to begin to do what any candidate does in a presidential race; I need to begin to win. Lamar Alexander
[ Any Begin Candidate Does Later Need Presidential Race Sooner Win]
But even after the first week, when Hart got out of the presidential race because of the Washington Post's threat to reveal a long-term relationship Hart had apparently been having with a prominent Washington woman, the media continued to embellish my past. Donna Rice
[ After Apparently Because Been Continued Embellish Even First Got Had Hart Having Long-Term Media Out Past Post Presidential Prominent Race Relationship Reveal Threat Washington Week Woman]
Everybody knows they're on the Obama team: There isn't vice presidential vs. presidential division, there's not a generational pull. People have internalized that this is a real moment in history. Rahm Emanuel
[ Division Everybody History Internalized Knows Moment Obama Obama Presidential Pull Real Team Vice]
On the other side, I do believe that the rhetoric we are seeing from the Democrats today is unprecedented, is a new low in presidential politics and goes beyond political discourse and amounts to political hate speech. Ed Gillespie
[ Amounts Believe Beyond Democrats Discourse Goes Hate Low New Other Political Politics Presidential Rhetoric Seeing Side Speech Today Unprecedented]
As lawmakers, we must assure the people of America that our nation will not experience the nightmare of the 2000 presidential election. Eddie Bernice Johnson
[ America Assure Election Experience Lawmakers Must Nation Nightmare Our Presidential Will]
Thirteen years after the end of the Soviet Union, the American press establishment seemed eager to turn Ukraine's protested presidential election on November 21 into a new cold war with Russia. Stephen Cohen
[ After American Cold Eager Election End Establishment Into New November Presidential Press Russia Seemed Soviet Thirteen Turn Ukraine Union War Years]
Well, one thing that has happened is they have had a presidential election in Egypt which has represented progress. Now, we were not happy with everything that happened with the parliamentary elections, and it was not exactly a perfect presidential election in Egypt. Roger Wicker
[ Egypt Election Elections Everything Exactly Had Happened Happy Now Parliamentary Perfect Presidential Progress Represented Thing Well Were Which]
I'm not sure Lincoln would fare well if he were a presidential candidate today. David Herbert Donald
[ Candidate Fare Lincoln Presidential Sure Today Well Were Would]
Because liberalism typically doesn't sell in American presidential politics, liberal candidates tend to run as culturally conservative centrists. Rich Lowry
[ American Because Candidates Conservative Culturally Liberal Liberalism Politics Presidential Run Sell Tend Typically]
During the presidential primaries of 1940, I received a request from the Democratic National Committee to sing God Bless America before the speeches. Kate Smith
[ America Before Bless Committee Democratic During God National Presidential Primaries Received Request Sing Speeches]
The West Wing seems to be feeding the myth about how presidential politics are. William Devane
[ Feeding How Myth Politics Presidential Seems West Wing]
A little tough talk in the midst of a campaign or as part of a presidential debate cannot obscure a record of 30 years of being on the wrong side of defense issues. Dick Cheney
[ Being Campaign Cannot Debate Defense Issues Little Midst Obscure Part Presidential Record Side Talk Tough Wrong Years]
Sharpton is not even on the Presidential primary ballot here in Louisiana. Tony Brown
[ Ballot Even Here Louisiana Presidential Primary Sharpton]
Let's not overlook, though, what we do know about the campaign finance scandal, and the fact the Chinese were involved in our presidential campaign and our congressional campaigns. Fred Thompson
[ Campaign Campaigns Chinese Congressional Fact Finance Involved Know Our Overlook Presidential Scandal Though Were]
President Bush gave his first-ever presidential radio address in both English and Spanish. Reaction was mixed, however, as people were trying to figure out which one was which. Dennis Miller
[ Address Both Bush English Figure Gave His However Mixed Out President Presidential Radio Reaction Spanish Trying Were Which]
At the unveiling at the White House of the presidential portrait, President Bush pointed out that Hillary Clinton was the first sitting Senator in history to have her portrait hanging in the White House. Eleanor Clift
[ Bush Clinton First Hanging Her Hillary History House Out Pointed Portrait President Presidential Senator Sitting White]
The age of Lincoln and Jefferson memorials is over. It will be presidential libraries from now on. Ada Louise Huxtable
[ Age Jefferson Libraries Lincoln Memorials Now Over Presidential Will]
The legions of reporters who cover politics don't want to quit the clash and thunder of electoral combat for the dry duty of analyzing the federal budget. As a consequence, we have created the perpetual presidential campaign. Hugh Sidey
[ Analyzing Budget Campaign Clash Combat Consequence Cover Created Dry Duty Electoral Federal Legions Perpetual Politics Presidential Quit Reporters Thunder Want]
During my 2004 presidential campaign, I was fond of saying that it was high time for the Christian right to meet the right Christians. Al Sharpton
[ Campaign Christian Christians During Fond High Meet Presidential Right Saying Time]
In the 2004 presidential election, we saw a wonderful example of citizens making contributions. In fact, individual giving to both the Kerry and Bush campaigns was the highest in our nation's history. Mark Shields
[ Both Bush Campaigns Citizens Contributions Election Example Fact Giving Highest History Individual Kerry Making Nation Our Presidential Saw Wonderful]
We've got 50 percent voter turnout for presidential elections. That's appalling. We can do so much better. Joan Blades
[ Appalling Better Elections Got Much Percent Presidential Turnout Voter]
Don't automatically obey Presidential directives if you disagree or if you suspect he hasn't considered key aspects of the issue. Donald Rumsfeld
[ Aspects Automatically Considered Directives Disagree Hasn Issue Key Obey Presidential Suspect]