Quotations that match 'republican'.

I continue to vote against such spending increases, but sometimes I think some of my Republican colleagues forgot that we were sent here to shrink the federal government, not to grow it. Jeff Miller
[ Against Colleagues Continue Federal Forgot Government Grow Here Increases Republican Sent Shrink Some Sometimes Spending Such Think Vote Were]
I feel the whole issue has been a witchhunt from day one as part of a broader Republican political agenda. Kojo Annan
[ Agenda Been Broader Day Feel Issue Part Political Republican Whole]
The Republican Party looks at massive immigration, legal and illegal, as a source of cheap labor, satisfying a very important constituency. Tom Tancredo
[ Cheap Constituency Illegal Immigration Important Labor Legal Looks Massive Party Republican Satisfying Source Very]
Some Republicans gave up on winning the African-American vote, looking the other way or trying to benefit politically from racial polarization. I am here today as the Republican chairman to tell you we were wrong. Ken Mehlman
[ African-American Am Benefit Chairman Gave Here Looking Other Polarization Politically Racial Republican Republicans Some Tell Today Trying Up Vote Way Were Winning Wrong]
I don't know how anyone could vote Republican. It's so obvious that their only interest is keeping the rich rich. Vivian Campbell
[ Anyone Could How Interest Keeping Know Obvious Only Republican Rich Their Vote]
Naturally, I'm conservative; I'm a Republican. I always was. Rube Goldberg
[ Always Conservative Naturally Republican]
It is, of course, further indication that a fundamentalist right has really taken over much of the Republican Party, People might cite George Bush as proof that you can be totally impervious to the effects of Harvard and Yale education. Barney Frank
[ Bush Cite Course Education Effects Fundamentalist Further George Harvard Impervious Indication Might Much Over Party Proof Really Republican Right Taken Totally Yale]
You know I don't think we need the Republicans to steal family values from us. Birch Bayh
[ Family Know Need Republicans Steal Think Us Values]
Certainly I feel like I'm the tip of the arrow at times because certainly the national media wants to talk about the fact that I'm a black Republican and some people think of that as zany that a black person would be a conservative but to me what is zany is any person black, white, red, brown or yellow not being a conservative. Tim Scott
[ Any Arrow Because Being Black Brown Certainly Conservative Fact Feel Media National Person Red Republican Some Talk Think Times Tip Wants White Would Yellow]
And I want to be able to - you know, make Republicans and Democrats famous for keeping jobs in California. Meg Whitman
[ Able California Democrats Famous Jobs Keeping Know Make Republicans Want]
Even as a partisan Republican, I'm not sure a 40-year run is healthy for either party. Ed Gillespie
[ Either Even Healthy Partisan Party Republican Run Sure]
Last week in the Homeland Security Committee, Republicans were against port security; and today, one week after Democrats unveiled our Real Security Agenda, they're for it. Jim Clyburn
[ After Against Agenda Committee Democrats Homeland Last Our Port Real Republicans Security Today Unveiled Week Were]
People are first and foremost Republicans, first and foremost Anarchists, first and foremost a man or woman, and that is a mistake. It hurts the individual and it hurts the whole. Peter Krause
[ Anarchists First Foremost Hurts Individual Man Mistake Republicans Whole Woman]
And basically, the sense of the 'Pledge to America' is this: Republicans understand when we were in charge, we got fired in '06. We spent too much money. We defied the trust that the people had put in us. And we know that there is a better way. Eric Cantor
[ America Basically Better Charge Defied Fired Got Had Know Money Much Pledge Put Republicans Sense Spent Too Trust Understand Us Way Were]
The Democratic party has gone so far to the left that people just can't relate to it anymore and the Republican party is trying to go totally to the right. Glenn Danzig
[ Anymore Democratic Far Go Gone Just Left Party Relate Republican Right Totally Trying]
The Republican Party is not in the hands of the Jewish lobby in America as the Democratic Party must look quite often to Jewish money to finance candidates. Pete McCloskey
[ America Candidates Democratic Finance Hands Jewish Lobby Look Money Must Often Party Quite Republican]
The fact is that we as a party at the Republican National Committee registered 3.4 million new voters in the past two years and brought them into the political process. The president won by 3.5 million votes. Ed Gillespie
[ Brought Committee Fact Into Million National New Party Past Political President Process Registered Republican Them Two Voters Votes Won Years]
Rather than showing themselves to be an ally to the middle class by ending the AMT or repealing it for years to come, my Republican colleagues refused to include it in today's legislation and America's middle class will surely suffer that choice greatly. Ellen Tauscher
[ Ally America Choice Class Colleagues Come Ending Greatly Include Legislation Middle Rather Refused Repealing Republican Showing Suffer Surely Than Themselves Today Will Years]
At a time when 2500 American soldiers have given their lives for the cause of bringing democracy to Iraq, it is sad and frustrating to watch the Republican establishment disgrace the exercise of democracy in our own House of Representatives. Earl Blumenauer
[ American Bringing Cause Democracy Disgrace Establishment Exercise Frustrating Given House Iraq Lives Our Own Representatives Republican Sad Soldiers Their Time Watch]
The Republican Party is bringing out here onto the floor of Congress an all-out assault on the protection of the rights of people who work in the fields of our country, in the factories of our country, in the offices of our country. Ed Markey
[ All-Out Assault Bringing Congress Country Factories Fields Floor Here Offices Onto Our Out Party Protection Republican Rights Work]
All people are born alike - except Republicans and Democrats. Groucho Marx
[ Alike Born Democrats Except Republicans]
In revolt against this new and very evil thing came the republicanism of the eighteenth century, inspired and directed in large measure by members of the fast perishing aristocracy of race, character and tradition. Ralph A. Cram
[ Against Aristocracy Came Century Character Directed Eighteenth Evil Fast Inspired Large Measure Members New Perishing Race Republicanism Revolt Thing Tradition Very]
But what is striking about this, in a town that often talks about tax cuts, we could quite easily, Republicans and Democrats working together, do something that everybody in America desires, and that is a simplification of our Tax Code. Richard Neal
[ America Code Could Cuts Democrats Desires Easily Everybody Often Our Quite Republicans Simplification Something Striking Talks Tax Together Town Working]
The attack on Clinton on terrorism is entirely politically inspired by the right-wing of the Republicans, and has no basis in fact whatsoever. Sidney Blumenthal
[ Attack Basis Clinton Entirely Fact Inspired Politically Republicans Right-Wing Terrorism Whatsoever]
Republicans are men of narrow vision, who are afraid of the future. Jimmy Carter Politics
[ Afraid Future Men Narrow Republicans Vision]
If you ask the people who are professional political analysts, they would say that the way redistricting has worked, that the Republicans have something of a lock on the House until a redistricting occurs after 2010, particularly as a result of what DeLay did in Texas. John Podesta
[ After Analysts Ask Delay Did House Lock Occurs Particularly Political Professional Redistricting Republicans Result Say Something Texas Until Way Worked Would]
The Republican Party would be really smart to absorb as much of the Tea Party movement as possible. Sarah Palin
[ Absorb Movement Much Party Possible Really Republican Smart Tea Would]
The problem is, is that President Bush and the Republican leadership in the Congress have resisted attempts to increase dramatically our fuel economy standards over the last five years. Ed Markey
[ Attempts Bush Congress Dramatically Economy Five Fuel Increase Last Leadership Our Over President Problem Republican Resisted Standards Years]
The conservative movement today is like that tall ship with its proud captain: strong, accomplished but veering off course into the dangerous and uncharted waters of big government republicanism. Mike Pence
[ Accomplished Big Captain Conservative Course Dangerous Government Into Movement Off Proud Republicanism Ship Strong Tall Today Uncharted Veering Waters]
There are a growing number of conservatives and Republicans who, while they support the president and support the war in Iraq, wonder how many of these nation-building wars we're going to engage in and what the parameters of that are. Lamar Alexander
[ Conservatives Engage Going Growing How Iraq Many Nation-Building Number Parameters President Republicans Support These War Wars While Wonder]
Well, my constituents are happy that the Republican Party has finally gotten off its duff, seeing that we do control the House and the Senate and the presidency, and taken up the issue of illegal immigration. Dana Rohrabacher
[ Constituents Control Duff Finally Gotten Happy House Illegal Immigration Issue Off Party Presidency Republican Seeing Senate Taken Up Well]
I'm a moderate. I hang out in the middle. I vote against my party with some regularity and try to compromise. It doesn't appear right now that the Republican Party is welcoming moderates any more. Claire McCaskill
[ Against Any Appear Compromise Hang Middle Moderate Moderates More Now Out Party Regularity Republican Right Some Try Vote Welcoming]
I'm a 9/11 Republican. Ron Silver
[ Republican]
A lot of Republicans are white Christians, but the Republican Party is reaching out to Hispanics, and reaching out to blacks, and reaching out to Asians. Susan Estrich
[ Asians Blacks Christians Hispanics Lot Out Party Reaching Republican Republicans White]
While Republican voters have remained universally supportive of their President, Democrats and Independents are returning to a more naturally critical stance. Thomas E. Mann
[ Critical Democrats Independents More Naturally President Remained Republican Returning Stance Supportive Their Universally Voters While]
Republican comes in the dictionary just after reptile and just above repugnant. Julia Roberts
[ Above After Comes Dictionary Just Republican Repugnant]
You know, there were 29 Democratic votes for censure in the Senate. And if the Republicans had any sense, they would have censured him before the '98 midterm election, and they would have won the election. Chris Matthews
[ Any Before Censure Censured Democratic Election Had Him Know Republicans Senate Sense Votes Were Won Would]
There's no safe Republican district. You can run, but you cannot hide. Rahm Emanuel
[ Cannot District Hide Republican Run Safe]
Working together during the past three years, we have confounded the skeptics and the cynics. We've shown that here in Virginia, Democrats and Republicans can come together, put politics aside, and make tough decisions when times demand it. Mark Warner
[ Aside Come Confounded Cynics Decisions Demand Democrats During Here Make Past Politics Put Republicans Shown Skeptics Three Times Together Tough Virginia Working Years]
I consider myself a moderate Republican. I have very, very moderate social views, and I'm pretty strong on, on defense matters. Colin Powell
[ Consider Defense Matters Moderate Myself Pretty Republican Social Strong Very Views]
I will make a bargain with the Republicans. If they will stop telling lies about Democrats, we will stop telling the truth about them. Adlai Stevenson
[ Bargain Democrats Lies Make Republicans Stop Telling Them Truth Will]
If Republicans want to bring these things up for a vote, I'm letting them know where I stand. Brad Carson
[ Bring Know Letting Republicans Stand Them These Things Up Vote Want Where]
Go down to the Republican headquarters. They ain't got a single black working there. Not one. Charles Evers
[ Black Down Go Got Headquarters Republican Single Working]
Second, the President's popularity has not translated into increased support for the Republican party or for the policies and approaches on domestic policy championed by the President. Thomas E. Mann
[ Approaches Domestic Increased Into Party Policies Policy Popularity President Republican Second Support Translated]
The Republicans have a me too candidate running on a yes but platform, advised by a has been staff. Adlai Stevenson
[ Advised Been Candidate Platform Republicans Running Staff Too Yes]
But I think there was a sense amongst the House Republicans especially that we didn't just want to be opposed to Bill Clinton; that we wanted to tell the country what we were for and to brand ourselves in a more positive manner. Ed Gillespie
[ Amongst Bill Brand Clinton Country Especially House Just Manner More Opposed Ourselves Positive Republicans Sense Tell Think Want Wanted Were]
The slogan of the moderate Republican Party is this: we are rich, and we are not going to take it any more. Richard Neal
[ Any Going Moderate More Party Republican Rich Slogan Take]
I realize that the majority of people in the entertainment business happen to be Democrats. I have no problem with that. And they should have no problem with the fact that I'm a Republican. Shannen Doherty
[ Business Democrats Entertainment Fact Happen Majority Problem Realize Republican Should]
When you practice reporting for as long as I have, you keep yourself at a distance from True Believers. Either conservatives or liberals or Democrats or Republicans. Bob Woodward
[ Believers Conservatives Democrats Distance Either Keep Liberals Long Practice Reporting Republicans True Yourself]
I recognize the Republican party as the sheet anchor of the colored man's political hopes and the ark of his safety. Frederick Douglass
[ Anchor Ark Colored His Hopes Man Party Political Recognize Republican Safety Sheet]
I believe - I'm not a political expert, but I believe there is a broad consensus, a middle ground if you will, that Democrats and Republicans, business people and workers can agree on, to get this - the economy growing faster, getting people back to work. Austan Goolsbee
[ Agree Back Believe Broad Business Consensus Democrats Economy Expert Faster Get Getting Ground Growing Middle Political Republicans Will Work Workers]
First of all, I'm in favor of making price gouging a crime, and in fact, one the reasons I didn't vote for the Republican House version was because there were too many breaks for the oil companies. Marty Meehan
[ Because Breaks Companies Crime Fact Favor First Gouging House Making Many Oil Price Reasons Republican Too Version Vote Were]
I voted Republican this year; the Democrats left a bad taste in my mouth. Monica Lewinsky
[ Bad Democrats Left Mouth Republican Taste Voted Year]
I want to share with the American people that President Bush and the Republican majority in just 4 years have borrowed $1.05 trillion from foreign nations. That is selling our country to other nations because of the spending that is going on. Kendrick Meek
[ American Because Borrowed Bush Country Foreign Going Just Majority Nations Other Our President Republican Selling Share Spending Trillion Want Years]
If the Republicans will stop telling lies about the Democrats, we will stop telling the truth about them. Adlai E. Stevenson
[ Democrats Lies Republicans Stop Telling Them Truth Will]
The Republicans claim they are for strengthening Pell grants when the truth is that over the last four years, their legislation has done the exact opposite. John Conyers
[ Claim Done Exact Four Grants Last Legislation Opposite Over Pell Republicans Strengthening Their Truth Years]
We've not had one Republican president in 34 years balance the budget. You can't trust right-wing Republicans with your money. You ought to hire somebody who has balanced a budget. I'm much more conservative with money than George Bush is. Howard Dean
[ Balance Balanced Budget Bush Conservative George Had Hire Money More Much Ought President Republican Republicans Right-Wing Somebody Than Trust Years Your]
House and Senate Republicans are now united in adopting earmark bans. We hope President Obama will follow through on his support for an earmark ban by pressing Democratic leaders to join House and Senate Republicans in taking this critical step to restore public trust. John Boehner
[ Adopting Ban Critical Democratic Follow His Hope House Join Leaders Now Obama Obama President Pressing Public Republicans Restore Senate Step Support Taking Through Trust United Will]
So I really would like to see both parties respond to the poor with greater commitment. But I've got to tell you, the Democrats, I feel, are doing a better job in that respect than Republicans are. Tony Campolo
[ Better Both Commitment Democrats Doing Feel Got Greater Job Parties Poor Really Republicans Respect Respond See Tell Than Would]
The problem is, the Republican Party hasn't done anything to make this country better and I speak as a Republican. Charles Evers
[ Anything Better Country Done Hasn Make Party Problem Republican Speak]
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]
Obeying instructions I should never dare to disregard, expressing, also, my own firm conviction, I rise in behalf of the State of New York to propose a nomination with which the country and the Republican party can grandly win. Roscoe Conkling
[ Also Behalf Conviction Country Dare Disregard Expressing Firm Grandly Instructions Never New Nomination Obeying Own Party Propose Republican Rise Should State Which Win York]
Even as someone who's labeled a conservative - I'm a Republican I'm black, I'm heading up this organization in the Reagan administration - I can say that conservatives don't exactly break their necks to tell blacks that they're welcome. Clarence Thomas
[ Administration Black Blacks Break Conservative Conservatives Even Exactly Heading Labeled Necks Organization Reagan Republican Say Someone Tell Their Up Welcome]
Something about her eyes or voice has always suggested the hint of a free spirit, trapped in a Peck and Peck cage, dreaming of making rude noises at public gatherings of Republicans. Jeff Greenfield
[ Always Cage Dreaming Eyes Free Gatherings Her Hint Making Noises Peck Public Republicans Rude Something Spirit Suggested Trapped Voice]
And so we go over the cliff fiscally, and our Republican friends try to pin the blame on discretionary domestic spending, including spending for security. We pass budget resolutions that fall far short. David E. Price
[ Blame Budget Cliff Discretionary Domestic Fall Far Fiscally Friends Go Including Our Over Pass Pin Republican Resolutions Security Short Spending Try]
Texas is now a cornerstone of the electoral college for Republicans. Ed Gillespie
[ College Cornerstone Electoral Now Republicans Texas]
If our republican form of government is perishing because communications - the infrastructure of that republic - is under the yoke of international business how, at last, do we save it? We must build a confrontational movement to reclaim our democracy, a movement committed to active and sustained protest against the present order. Mark Lloyd
[ Active Against Because Build Business Committed Communications Confrontational Democracy Form Government How Infrastructure International Last Movement Must Order Our Perishing Present Protest Reclaim Republic Republican Save Sus]
Clinton was a pretty good president for a Republican. Michael Moore
[ Clinton Good President Pretty Republican]
My mom was a Democrat and I was scared to death that she was gonna blow it. First I was going to hell with Monroe, and now to Republican hell with Nixon. Tommy Rettig
[ Blow Death Democrat First Going Gonna Hell Mom Monroe Nixon Now Republican Scared She]
The Republican movement have not behaved properly over the years. They have not themselves implemented the Agreement. If they had implemented the Agreement then they would have disarmed completely in May 2000, that is what they undertook to do, that is what they failed to do. David Trimble
[ Agreement Behaved Completely Disarmed Failed Had Implemented May Movement Over Properly Republican Themselves Then Undertook Would Years]
How did sex come to be thought of as dirty in the first place? God must have been a Republican. Will Durst
[ Been Come Did Dirty First God How Must Place Republican Sex Thought]
If we don't like what the Republicans do, we need to get in there and change it. Medgar Evers
[ Change Get Need Republicans]
Don't think of him as a Republican. Think of him as the man I love, and if that doesn't work, think of him as the man who can crush you. Maria Shriver
[ Crush Him Love Man Republican Think Work]
Five years of Republicans' failed energy policies have resulted in Americans paying twice as much at the pump as they did in 2001, while big oil companies make triple the profits. Russ Carnahan
[ Americans Big Companies Did Energy Failed Five Make Much Oil Paying Policies Profits Pump Republicans Resulted Triple Twice While Years]
Really it's hard to know where the Republican Party ends and the Tea Party begins. Debbie Wasserman Schultz
[ Begins Ends Hard Know Party Really Republican Tea Where]
I prefer, in a word, the republican system, because it comes up more nearly to God's system. Gerrit Smith
[ Because Comes God More Nearly Prefer Republican System Up Word]
Social Security has never failed to pay promised benefits, and Democrats will fight to make sure that Republicans do not turn a guaranteed benefit into a guaranteed gamble. Nancy Pelosi
[ Benefit Benefits Democrats Failed Fight Gamble Guaranteed Into Make Never Pay Promised Republicans Security Social Sure Turn Will]
I'm not a hard-line Republican, because I'm a lot more open-minded than that. James Denton
[ Because Hard-Line Lot More Open-Minded Republican Than]
How did we win the election in the year 2000? We talked about a humble foreign policy: No nation-building; don't police the world. That's conservative, it's Republican, it's pro-American - it follows the founding fathers. And, besides, it follows the Constitution. Ron Paul
[ Besides Conservative Constitution Did Election Fathers Follows Foreign Founding How Humble Nation-Building Police Policy Republican Talked Win World Year]
If I am a Republican shill, wouldn't you think I am the least amount of a threat to the president? Jeff Gannon
[ Am Amount Least President Republican Think Threat]
There are fewer and fewer Republicans. Greg Dworkin
[ Fewer Republicans]
Caring for our veterans is the duty of a grateful nation. Unfortunately, the Bush administration and congressional Republicans have not lived up to this duty. Patty Murray
[ Administration Bush Caring Congressional Duty Grateful Lived Nation Our Republicans Unfortunately Up Veterans]
The next time some academics tell you how important diversity is, ask how many Republicans there are in their sociology department. Thomas Sowell
[ Academics Ask Department Diversity How Important Many Next Republicans Sociology Some Tell Their Time]
On Capitol Hill, House Republicans have been doing our part. We've been hard at work developing policies that will help empower all Americans. We're beginning to see results. We reduced taxes for everyone. Dennis Hastert
[ Americans Been Beginning Capitol Developing Doing Empower Everyone Hard Help Hill House Our Part Policies Reduced Republicans Results See Taxes Will Work]
Reforming public education, cutting property taxes, fixing adult and child protective services and funding our budget can all occur when Democrats and Republicans engage in consensus and cooperation - not cynicism and combat. Rick Perry
[ Adult Budget Child Combat Consensus Cooperation Cutting Cynicism Democrats Education Engage Fixing Funding Occur Our Property Protective Public Reforming Republicans Services Taxes]
The father is always a Republican toward his son, and his mother's always a Democrat. Robert Frost
[ Always Democrat Father His Mother Republican Son Toward]
I have been thinking that I would make a proposition to my Republican friends... that if they will stop telling lies about the Democrats, we will stop telling the truth about them. Adlai E. Stevenson
[ Been Democrats Friends Lies Make Proposition Republican Stop Telling Them Thinking Truth Will Would]
We aim in the domain of politics at republicanism; in the domain of economics at socialism; in the domain of what is today called religion, at atheism. August Bebel
[ Aim Atheism Called Domain Economics Politics Religion Republicanism Socialism Today]
Here, again, as I conceive, gentlemen forget that this government is a republican one, resting exclusively in the intelligence and virtue of the People. Caleb Cushing
[ Again Conceive Exclusively Forget Gentlemen Government Here Intelligence Republican Resting Virtue]
But the fact is that the vast majority of Republicans support the Sinn Fein leadership. Martin McGuinness
[ Fact Fein Leadership Majority Republicans Sinn Support Vast]
Race to race, the Republicans are putting up candidates that are quite far out of the mainstream in terms of should we have passed the Civil Rights Act or does Social Security need to exist. Tim Kaine
[ Act Candidates Civil Does Exist Far Mainstream Need Out Passed Putting Quite Race Republicans Rights Security Should Social Terms Up]
You've got the brain-washed, that's the Democrats, and the brain-dead, that's the Republicans! Mark Russell
[ Democrats Got Republicans]
The way I look at it is this, as Republicans, we look for less government interference in our lives. Craig Benson
[ Government Interference Less Lives Look Our Republicans Way]
The first phase of American political history was characterized by the conflict between the Federalists and the Republicans, and it resulted in the complete triumph of the latter. Herbert Croly
[ American Between Characterized Complete Conflict First History Latter Phase Political Republicans Resulted Triumph]
The problem we are dealing with at the border is not a Democratic problem. It is not a Republican problem. It is an American problem. J. D. Hayworth
[ American Border Dealing Democratic Problem Republican]
My Republican friends are lamenting reconciliation. But I would recommend for them to go back and look at history. Harry Reid
[ Back Friends Go History Look Recommend Reconciliation Republican Them Would]
Pharmaceutical companies are enjoying unprecedented profits and access with this Administration. Yet the Republicans' prescription drug plan for seniors has been a colossal failure, and over 43 million Americans wake up every morning without health insurance. Jim Clyburn
[ Access Administration Americans Been Colossal Companies Enjoying Every Failure Health Insurance Million Morning Over Pharmaceutical Plan Prescription Profits Republicans Seniors Unprecedented Up Wake Without Yet]
The security of the United States, which is so dependent on having accurate and timely intelligence, is not a Republican or a Democratic issue. Saxby Chambliss
[ Accurate Democratic Dependent Having Intelligence Issue Republican Security States Timely United Which]
As people do better, they start voting like Republicans - unless they have too much education and vote Democratic, which proves there can be too much of a good thing. Karl Rove
[ Better Democratic Education Good Much Proves Republicans Start Thing Too Unless Vote Voting Which]
The Republicans have chosen to neglect young Americans who need assistance with the costs of higher education. John Conyers
[ Americans Assistance Chosen Costs Education Higher Need Neglect Republicans Young]
It is hypocritical that Republicans can call any President "polarizing" after what Bush and the Republican Party did during his 8 years in office. Jeffrey C. Stewart
[ After Any Bush Call Did During His Hypocritical Office Party Polarizing President Republican Republicans Years]
McCain needs Hillary to run because that's what keeps the Republican coalition together. She helps unite the Republican base. Chuck Todd
[ Base Because Coalition Helps Hillary Keeps Mccain Needs Republican Run She Together Unite]
I've never been able to understand why a Republican contributor is a 'fat cat' and a Democratic contributor of the same amount of money is a 'public-spirited philanthropist'. Ronald Reagan
[ Able Amount Been Cat Contributor Democratic Fat Money Never Philanthropist Public-Spirited Republican Same Understand Why]
Knowledge is power. Most of us agree that something has to be done to strengthen Social Security, and I believe it's irresponsible to arbitrarily dismiss any idea, Republican nor Democrat, without giving it a hard look. Conrad Bums
[ Agree Any Arbitrarily Believe Democrat Dismiss Done Giving Hard Idea Irresponsible Knowledge Look Most Nor Power Republican Security Social Something Strengthen Us Without]
I'm not going to say whether I'm a Republican or a Democrat. Hugh Shelton
[ Democrat Going Republican Say Whether]
There was no imminent threat. This was made up in Texas, announced in January to the Republican leadership that war was going to take place and was going to be good politically. This whole thing was a fraud. Edward Kennedy
[ Announced Fraud Going Good Imminent January Leadership Made Place Politically Republican Take Texas Thing Threat Up War Whole]
Democrats and Republicans alike support our military personnel. John Spratt
[ Alike Democrats Military Our Personnel Republicans Support]
What we're seeing early on is Democrats rallying around Al Gore, Republicans rallying around George Bush and the difficulty of anybody else to get any room in the race. Stuart Rothenberg
[ Al Any Anybody Around Bush Democrats Difficulty Early Else George Get Gore Race Rallying Republicans Room Seeing]
If terrorists succeeded in using a weapon of mass destruction against the U.S. or one of our allies, it would likely have catastrophic consequences for our cherished republican form of government. Tommy Franks
[ Against Allies Catastrophic Cherished Consequences Destruction Form Government Likely Mass Our Republican Succeeded Terrorists Using Weapon Would]
The Republican National Committee hired me, and they hired me because they wanted someone who could look members straight in the eye and tell them the truth. Frank Luntz
[ Because Committee Could Eye Hired Look Members National Republican Someone Straight Tell Them Truth Wanted]
In light of these facts Republicans have put forth a variety of proposals to make Social Security remain solvent for future generations. But up to this point, Democrats have chosen to oppose our good faith efforts and insist that indeed there is no problem. John Doolittle
[ Chosen Democrats Efforts Facts Faith Forth Future Generations Good Indeed Insist Light Make Oppose Our Point Problem Proposals Put Remain Republicans Security Social Solvent These Up Variety]
Republicans in Congress boosted the economy by cutting taxes and ending programs that don't work. Zach Wamp
[ Congress Cutting Economy Ending Programs Republicans Taxes Work]
The Republican Party is not inclusive. Charles Evers
[ Inclusive Party Republican]
House Democrats have tried to increase port security funding on this House floor four times over the last 4 years, and House Republicans have defeated our efforts every single time. Dennis Cardoza
[ Defeated Democrats Efforts Every Floor Four Funding House Increase Last Our Over Port Republicans Security Single Time Times Tried Years]
It is sad that the Republican leadership is not as interested as they say they are in protecting the institution of marriage as they are in waging a campaign to divide and distract the American people from the real issues that need to be addressed. Kendrick Meek
[ Addressed American Campaign Distract Divide Institution Interested Issues Leadership Marriage Need Protecting Real Republican Sad Say Waging]
Although I had arrived in total darkness the light of truth at once burst upon my mind and I perceived most clearly that the republicans had overreached themselves. Francis Bond Head
[ Although Arrived Burst Clearly Darkness Had Light Mind Most Once Perceived Republicans Themselves Total Truth Upon]
I am a Republican. I'm loyal to the party of Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt. And I believe that my party, in some ways, has strayed from those principles, particularly on the issue of fiscal discipline. John McCain
[ Abraham Am Believe Discipline Fiscal Issue Lincoln Loyal Particularly Party Principles Republican Roosevelt Some Strayed Theodore Those Ways]
If Mr. Ware does not want republican laborers on his plantation, let him pay them in full for the time contracted for, and they will leave his plantation at once. Charles E. Merrill
[ Contracted Does Full Him His Laborers Leave Mr Once Pay Plantation Republican Them Time Want Will]
It is not safe in the republican form of government that clannishness should exist either by compulsory or voluntary reason. It is not good for the government and it is not good for the individual. Timothy Thomas Fortune
[ Compulsory Either Exist Form Good Government Individual Reason Republican Safe Should Voluntary]
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]
I expect the Republicans will enjoy a large bounce out of their convention. They're here wrapping themselves in the 9/11 flag, which I think is inappropriate in many ways, but it's their choice. Harold Ford
[ Bounce Choice Convention Enjoy Expect Flag Here Inappropriate Large Many Out Republicans Their Themselves Think Ways Which Will Wrapping]
But I came from a conservative Republican background. Christopher Meloni
[ Background Came Conservative Republican]
This ought to be a season for cooperation in terms of pushing our economy forward, job creation, steadying the middle class, and laying the groundwork for a better future. And that's what we want to work on with Republicans and Democrats. David Axelrod
[ Better Class Cooperation Creation Democrats Economy Forward Future Groundwork Job Laying Middle Ought Our Pushing Republicans Season Terms Want Work]
Over the course of two terms, President Reagan revolutionized the Republican Party and changed the political atmosphere in a way still being felt today. William L. Jenkins
[ Atmosphere Being Changed Course Felt Over Party Political President Reagan Republican Revolutionized Still Terms Today Two Way]
I will not speak with disrespect of the Republican Party. I always speak with respect of the past. Woodrow Wilson
[ Always Disrespect Party Past Republican Respect Speak Will]
After the Republican Party did everything that Colin Powell says it needs to do to grow, and nominated the very kind of candidate he wanted in 2008, what did Powell do? He endorsed Obama! So according to the Drive-Bys and David Gergen, Republicans should let somebody who campaigned and voted for Obama, tell us how to build our party. Rush Limbaugh
[ According After Build Campaigned Candidate Colin David Did Endorsed Everything Grow How Kind Needs Nominated Obama Obama Our Party Powell Republican Republicans Says Should Somebody Tell Us Very Voted Wanted]
The republican is the only form of government which is not eternally at open or secret war with the rights of mankind. Thomas Jefferson
[ Eternally Form Government Mankind Only Open Republican Rights Secret War Which]
It appears that President Obama is making great progress on climate change, he is changing the political climate in the country back to Republican. Timothy Pawlenty
[ Appears Back Change Changing Climate Country Great Making Obama Obama Political President Progress Republican]
When the bus or the plane rolled or flew through the night, they sang songs of their own composition about Mr Nixon and the Republicans in chorus with the Kennedy staff and felt that they, too, were marching like soldiers of the Lord to the New Frontier. Theodore White
[ Bus Chorus Composition Felt Flew Frontier Kennedy Lord Marching Mr New Night Nixon Own Plane Republicans Rolled Sang Soldiers Songs Staff Their Through Too Were]
There is no struggle, rift, fight between those who claim the banner of the tea party and those who are in the Republican Party. We work together. Michael Steele
[ Banner Between Claim Fight Party Republican Rift Struggle Tea Those Together Work]
For three decades, Democrats and Republicans worked together to make our environment better. Christopher Dodd
[ Better Decades Democrats Environment Make Our Republicans Three Together Worked]
There are several such issues where I have departed radically from the Republican orthodoxy. William Weld
[ Departed Issues Orthodoxy Radically Republican Several Such Where]
In November 2000, the Republicans stole from America our most precious right of all: the right to free and fair elections... Now President Bush occupies the White House, but with questionable legitimacy. Cynthia McKinney
[ America Bush Elections Fair Free House Legitimacy Most November Now Occupies Our Precious President Questionable Republicans Right Stole White]
When you are pulling people out of the water and off of rooftops, there are no Republicans and no Democrats. Charlie Melancon
[ Democrats Off Out Pulling Republicans Rooftops Water]
The Republican majority will stop at nothing to prevent access to the legal system for those who are hurt. Joe Baca
[ Access Hurt Legal Majority Nothing Prevent Republican Stop System Those Will]
In our civilization, and under our republican form of government, intelligence is so highly honored that it is rewarded by exemption from the cares of office. Ambrose Bierce
[ Cares Civilization Exemption Form Government Highly Honored Intelligence Office Our Republican Rewarded Under]
He looked like such a Republican. He dressed like Pee-Wee Herman. But had I known what he had done when I was reading about him, I might have thought different. Matthew Bright
[ Different Done Dressed Had Herman Him Known Looked Might Reading Republican Such Thought]
It is not about Republicanism, it's about conservatism. Mark Davis
[ Conservatism Republicanism]
2010 is not just a choice between Republicans and Democrats. 2010 is not just a choice between liberals and conservatives. 2010 is a referendum on the very identity of our nation. Marco Rubio
[ Between Choice Conservatives Democrats Identity Just Liberals Nation Our Referendum Republicans Very]
Reaching out to Hispanics is critical to our future. The fastest-growing, and most conservative, segment of the population are natural Republicans. Ken Mehlman
[ Conservative Critical Future Hispanics Most Natural Our Out Population Reaching Republicans Segment]
Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer. Let us not seek to fix the blame for the past. Let us accept our own responsibility for the future. John F. Kennedy Politics
[ Accept Answer Blame Democratic Fix Future Our Own Past Republican Responsibility Right Seek Us]
I have not heard people in the Republican Party yet admit that they have a problem. And when they do say that they have a problem I don't know that I believe 'em. Glenn Beck
[ Admit Believe Em Heard Know Party Problem Republican Say Yet]
I want to say with the utmost of sincerity, not as a Republican, but as an American, that I have great respect for Senator Obama's historic achievement to become his party's nominee, not because of his color, but with indifference to it. Mike Huckabee
[ Achievement American Because Become Color Great His Historic Indifference Nominee Obama Obama Party Republican Respect Say Senator Sincerity Utmost Want]
Republicans rejected calls for amnesty and we've fought efforts to provide illegal aliens with taxpayer funded benefits. The American people are far closer to our Republican approach to border security than they are to Nancy Pelosi's approach. Marsha Blackburn
[ Aliens American Amnesty Approach Benefits Border Calls Closer Efforts Far Fought Funded Illegal Nancy Our Pelosi Provide Rejected Republican Republicans Security Taxpayer Than]
Republicans have to be relieved. Given all the bad news this White House has faced, at least the president's hemorrhaging has stopped. Stuart Rothenberg
[ Bad Faced Given Hemorrhaging House Least News President Relieved Republicans Stopped White]
The whole new Democratic Party is the old Republican Party. We have a whole bunch of elephants running around in donkey's clothes. Robert Novak
[ Around Bunch Clothes Democratic Donkey Elephants New Old Party Republican Running Whole]
This is a race in a heavily Democratic state that, for a Republican candidate, will require full-time devotion in order to win... I could not be a senator and a father during this campaign. I could only be a candidate. Peter G. Fitzgerald
[ Campaign Candidate Could Democratic Devotion During Father Full-Time Heavily Only Order Race Republican Require Senator State Will Win]
I think Democrats often hold the unconstrained vision, and Republicans focus more on the Rule of Law. John Fund
[ Democrats Focus Hold Law More Often Republicans Rule Think Vision]
Latins for Republicans - it's like roaches for Raid. John Leguizamo
[ Latins Raid Republicans]
The President has not created any Ford constituency, unique from that of any Republican President. The one exception to this is that he does show unique strength with young voters for a Republican. Robert Teeter
[ Any Constituency Created Does Exception Ford President Republican Show Strength Unique Voters Young]
I think that the justices were totally answering the way that they should. I think that the senators, as best I could tell, for the most part, Democrat and Republican, respected that. Fred Thompson
[ Answering Best Could Democrat Justices Most Part Republican Respected Senators Should Tell Think Totally Way Were]
I think it's very clear that the American people are frustrated with this move toward socialism. And so whether you're back or white, if you believe that the conservative construct is in the best interest of our future, than you too would be voting with Republicans, and if you had the opportunity to run you'd join us as well. Tim Scott
[ American Back Believe Best Clear Conservative Construct Frustrated Future Had Interest Join Move Opportunity Our Republicans Run Socialism Than Think Too Toward Us Very Voting Well Whether White Would]
I'm a Republican and I'm gonna stay a Republican because they need somebody like me to stay in the Party and keep hammering away. Charles Evers
[ Away Because Gonna Hammering Keep Need Party Republican Somebody Stay]
I think if you look at yesterday's New York Times poll, particularly when you judge Democrats in Congress versus the Republicans in Congress, people put a little more faith, or even a little more than a little more faith in the Democrats in Congress. John Podesta
[ Congress Democrats Even Faith Judge Little Look More New Particularly Poll Put Republicans Than Think Times Versus Yesterday York]
I actually defeated an incumbent Republican senator who was part of the Jesse Helm's political machine in North Carolina, the result of which is I'm now the senior senator from North Carolina instead of Jesse Helms, which is a very good thing for this country. John Edwards
[ Actually Carolina Country Defeated Good Helm Helms Incumbent Instead Jesse Machine North Now Part Political Republican Result Senator Senior Thing Very Which]
I mean I look forward to the day when I can be Republican again. John Perry Barlow
[ Again Day Forward Look Mean Republican]
House Republican leadership have refused to allow a clean minimum wage vote. Close to 15 million Americans will be affected if we did this. Do Republicans really expect a family to live on less than $11,000 a year? Bill Pascrell
[ Affected Allow Americans Clean Close Did Expect Family House Leadership Less Live Million Minimum Really Refused Republican Republicans Than Vote Wage Will Year]
Sadly, this is the same old Republican story of Robin Hood in reverse - tax cuts for the rich while programs for average and low income Americans suffer. Jose Serrano
[ Americans Average Cuts Hood Income Low Old Programs Republican Reverse Rich Robin Sadly Same Story Suffer Tax While]
A leader in the Democratic Party is a boss, in the Republican Party he is a leader. Harry S. Truman Politics
[ Boss Democratic Leader Party Republican]
The endorsement of respected conservative Republican officeholders and politicians is particularly important at this time as to destroy Reagan's credibility as a loyal Republican. Robert Teeter
[ Conservative Credibility Destroy Endorsement Important Loyal Officeholders Particularly Politicians Reagan Republican Respected Time]
There was no Congressional Club for my first campaign. There was no organized state group of Young Republicans, but there was a dedicated core of young people who volunteered to do anything my campaign needed. Jesse Helms
[ Anything Campaign Club Congressional Core Dedicated First Group Needed Organized Republicans State Volunteered Young]
I think Social Security should be bipartisan and it should transcend the next election, and you should get the best ideas of the Democrats and of the Republicans, and move forward with the best. Jack Kingston
[ Best Bipartisan Democrats Election Forward Get Ideas Move Next Republicans Security Should Social Think Transcend]
But I also hold the very strong view that republicans need to lead by example. Gerry Adams
[ Also Example Hold Lead Need Republicans Strong Very View]
In the United States, commentators recognize that, generally speaking, most people who hold liberal positions over a range of issues will likely vote Democratic, while most people, again generally speaking, who hold conservative positions will vote Republican. Stockwell Day
[ Again Commentators Conservative Democratic Generally Hold Issues Liberal Likely Most Over Positions Range Recognize Republican Speaking States United Vote While Will]
The Republican Party does not reach out. Charles Evers
[ Does Out Party Reach Republican]
Republicans believe largely in the market working, Democrats believe stereotypically that you've got to give people something. So why not give people a chance to let the market work for them. Harold Ford
[ Believe Chance Democrats Give Got Largely Market Republicans Something Them Why Work Working]
I think the Republicans are subverted by the fact that so many of their leaders send their kids to private schools, they don't really have the stomach for the fight. Peter Brimelow
[ Fact Fight Kids Leaders Many Private Really Republicans Schools Send Stomach Their Think]
I am not part of the problem. I am a Republican. Dan Quayle
[ Am Part Problem Republican]
I believe in most of the things Republicans stand for. Charles Evers
[ Believe Most Republicans Stand Things]
Newt Gingrich had to work hard - getting Republican candidates to sign the Contract with America - to nationalize the election that swept Republicans to victory in 1994. A Democratic anti-Tea Party campaign would do that for the Republicans - nationalize the election, gratis - in 2010. Charles Krauthammer
[ America Campaign Candidates Contract Democratic Election Getting Gingrich Had Hard Newt Party Republican Republicans Sign Swept Victory Work Would]
Brains, you know, are suspect in the Republican Party. Walter Lippmann
[ Brains Know Party Republican Suspect]
The Tax Code today is more complicated than ever, and the very people on the Republican side who denounce the Tax Code's complexity are the ones that put together what they now call a convoluted monstrosity. They put it into effect. Richard Neal
[ Call Code Complexity Complicated Convoluted Denounce Effect Ever Into Monstrosity More Now Ones Put Republican Side Tax Than Today Together Very]
Democrats never agree on anything, that's why they're Democrats. If they agreed with each other, they would be Republicans. Will Rogers
[ Agree Agreed Anything Democrats Each Never Other Republicans Why Would]
The Democrats and Republicans are the same guy admiring themself in the mirror. Kinky Friedman
[ Admiring Democrats Guy Mirror Republicans Same Themself]
I think every American has a role in saving this country. Whether you're Democrat, Republican, independent, it doesn't matter. We all know the country's in trouble. We may disagree on how to solve it, but we all know the country's in trouble. Glenn Beck
[ American Country Democrat Disagree Every How Independent Know Matter May Republican Role Saving Solve Think Trouble Whether]
The Republicans in the House and the Bush administration are bankrupting this country. Tom Allen
[ Administration Bush Country House Republicans]
There's a whole set of values, spawned by the vocal and highly visible Republicans, that appeal to the worst in people. Our society is moving in that direction. Major Owens
[ Appeal Direction Highly Moving Our Republicans Set Society Spawned Values Visible Vocal Whole Worst]
I don't think the Republicans would appreciate the comparison, but they're exactly like the Labor Party in England in the 1970s. They're letting their extremists take them straight down. The same thing is going to happen - they had to disappear for a while and when they reinvented themselves they did it with moderates, they did it with Tony Blair. Evan Thomas
[ Appreciate Blair Comparison Did Disappear Down England Exactly Extremists Going Had Happen Labor Letting Moderates Party Reinvented Republicans Same Straight Take Their Them Themselves Thing Think Tony While Would]
Republicans let this happen over and over, and there is never anyone to stick up for them. They spend too much time defending themselves. Johnny Ramone
[ Anyone Defending Happen Much Never Over Republicans Spend Stick Them Themselves Time Too Up]
But if republicans are to prevail, if the peace process is to be successfully concluded and Irish sovereignty and re-unification secured, then we have to set the agenda - no-one else is going to do that. Gerry Adams
[ Agenda Concluded Else Going Irish No-One Peace Prevail Process Republicans Secured Set Sovereignty Successfully Then]
We pledge to fight the dark forces high in the counsels of the Republican Party which have made political capital out of the techniques of character assassination by innuendo. Emanuel Celler
[ Assassination Capital Character Counsels Dark Fight Forces High Innuendo Made Out Party Pledge Political Republican Techniques Which]
I hate Republicans and everything they stand for. Howard Dean
[ Everything Hate Republicans Stand]
A bureaucrat is a Democrat who holds some office that a Republican wants. Harry S. Truman
[ Bureaucrat Democrat Holds Office Republican Some Wants]
The largest party in America, by the way, is neither the Democrats nor the Republicans. It's the party of non-voters. Robert Reich Politics
[ America Democrats Largest Neither Nor Party Republicans Way]
Republicans are not going to play I-told-you-so, but it is pretty obvious that the tax reductions passed in 2003 helped Americans dig out of a recession and get back to work. Marsha Blackburn
[ Americans Back Dig Get Going Helped Obvious Out Passed Play Pretty Recession Reductions Republicans Tax Work]
There are a great number of Republicans who are economically conservative but have hearts and a consciousness about their country. Tim Robbins
[ Consciousness Conservative Country Economically Great Hearts Number Republicans Their]
Republicans believe every day is the Fourth of July, but the democrats believe every day is April 15. Ronald Reagan
[ April Believe Day Democrats Every Fourth July Republicans]
Newt Gingrich's job to capture the Congress was to give Republican candidates an edge and a distinction from their Democratic opponent. That required a very high profile, some very strong language. Pete du Pont
[ Candidates Capture Congress Democratic Distinction Edge Gingrich Give High Job Language Newt Opponent Profile Republican Required Some Strong Their Very]
If the Republican Party continues to ignore its conservative base, then the Party is headed to oblivion. Jerome Corsi
[ Base Conservative Continues Headed Ignore Oblivion Party Republican Then]
'Hello my name is the Republican Party and I got a problem. I'm addicted to spending and big government.' I'd like one of them just to stand up and say that. Glenn Beck
[ Addicted Big Got Government Hello Just Name Party Problem Republican Say Spending Stand Them Up]
The Republican Party is in charge. They've been charge of the Congress and spending for 10 years. Chaka Fattah
[ Been Charge Congress Party Republican Spending Years]
Truly, the challenges we face are not Democratic challenges or Republican challenges. In fact, they are not political challenges at all; they are fiscal challenges, and educational challenges, and the challenges of figuring out how to take care of each other. Christine Gregoire
[ Care Challenges Democratic Each Educational Face Fact Figuring Fiscal How Other Out Political Republican Take Truly]
Well, the problem of the federal government is that they print money and go in debt. That's their national policy, Democrats and Republicans it doesn't matter. And this is where I differ. Richard M. Daley
[ Debt Democrats Differ Federal Go Government Matter Money National Policy Print Problem Republicans Their Well Where]
You know, I like to think that I will subscribe very much to the core Republican principles of small government. Making a small number of rules and getting out of the way. Keeping taxes low. Creating an environment for small businesses to grow and thrive. Meg Whitman
[ Businesses Core Creating Environment Getting Government Grow Keeping Know Low Making Much Number Out Principles Republican Rules Small Subscribe Taxes Think Thrive Very Way Will]
The 1928 Republican Convention opened with a prayer. If the Lord can see His way clear to bless the Republican Party the way it's been carrying on, then the rest of us ought to get it without even asking. Will Rogers
[ Asking Been Bless Carrying Clear Convention Even Get His Lord Opened Ought Party Prayer Republican Rest See Then Us Way Without]
President Bush is supporting Arnold but a lot of Republicans are not, because he is actually quite liberal. Karl Rove said if his father wasn't a Nazi, he wouldn't have any credibility with conservatives at all. Bill Maher
[ Actually Any Arnold Because Bush Conservatives Credibility Father His Karl Liberal Lot President Quite Republicans Rove Said Supporting]
It is important that the United States remain a two-party system. I'm a fellow who likes small parties and the Republican Party can't be too small to suit me. Lyndon B. Johnson
[ Fellow Important Likes Parties Party Remain Republican Small States Suit System Too Two-Party United]
The Republicans learned well from Bill Clinton. Morley Safer
[ Bill Clinton Learned Republicans Well]
There are few things more amusing in the world of politics than watching moderate Republicans charging to the right in pursuit of greater glory. Mario Cuomo
[ Amusing Charging Few Glory Greater Moderate More Politics Pursuit Republicans Right Than Things Watching World]
Public office is supposed to be a public trust. This is a clear sign of the rampant corruption at the highest levels of the Republican leadership. Bob Etheridge
[ Clear Corruption Highest Leadership Levels Office Public Rampant Republican Sign Supposed Trust]
Republicans have offered dozens of comprehensive healthcare plans many of which achieve comprehensive healthcare reform without breaking what's working in healthcare. We want to fix what's broken in healthcare. Paul Ryan
[ Achieve Breaking Broken Comprehensive Dozens Fix Healthcare Many Offered Plans Reform Republicans Want Which Without Working]
I was the last Republican lieutenant governor and it's been over 20 years. Mike Curb
[ Been Governor Last Lieutenant Over Republican Years]
You have to have been a Republican to know how good it is to be a Democrat. Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
[ Been Democrat Good How Know Republican]
Yes, I'm of the old guard, liberal Republican. Mark Hatfield
[ Guard Liberal Old Republican Yes]
The character and fight against fascism moved centre stage when, in 1936, Franco attempted to overthrow by force the Popular Front Government of Republican Spain. Bill Alexander
[ Against Attempted Centre Character Fascism Fight Force Franco Front Government Moved Overthrow Popular Republican Spain Stage]
But on those occasions when I do strongly disagree with the Democrats and I don't say anything, I think I forfeit my right to have people pay attention to me when I say the things that I don't like about what Republicans are saying. Barney Frank
[ Anything Attention Democrats Disagree Forfeit Occasions Pay Republicans Right Say Saying Strongly Things Think Those]
I hate government. I'm apolitical. Write that down. I'm not a Republican. Bruce Willis
[ Apolitical Down Government Hate Republican Write]
Well, you have the public not wanting any new spending, you have the Republicans not wanting any new taxes, you have the Democrats not wanting any new spending cuts, you have the markets not wanting any new borrowing, and you have the economists wanting all of the above. And that leads to paralysis. Michael Bloomberg
[ Above Any Borrowing Cuts Democrats Economists Leads Markets New Paralysis Public Republicans Spending Taxes Wanting Well]
I knew if I waited long enough, the Republican Party would rock. Michael Reagan
[ Enough Knew Long Party Republican Rock Waited Would]
House Republicans want to pass a strong border security, illegal immigration bill. We want a bill. There is no ifs, ands or buts about it. John Boehner
[ Ands Bill Border Buts House Ifs Illegal Immigration Pass Republicans Security Strong Want]
The strength of a nation, especially of a republican nation, is in the intelligent and well ordered homes of the people. Lydia Sigourney
[ Especially Homes Intelligent Nation Ordered Republican Strength Well]
Now, ignorance is one thing, ignorance can be cured. But many of the Republican leaders opposing this research know better. Ron Reagan
[ Better Cured Ignorance Know Leaders Many Now Opposing Republican Research Thing]
The term 'serious actor' is kind of an oxymoron, isn't it? Like 'Republican party' or 'airplane food.' Johnny Depp
[ Actor Airplane Food Kind Oxymoron Party Republican Serious Term]
In this world of sin and sorrow there is always something to be thankful for; as for me, I rejoice that I am not a Republican. H. L. Mencken Politics
[ Always Am Rejoice Republican Sin Something Sorrow Thankful World]
This is a struggle for the soul of the Democratic Party, which in too many cases has become so corporate and identified with corporate interests that you can't tell the difference between Democrats and Republicans. Dennis Kucinich
[ Become Between Cases Corporate Democratic Democrats Difference Identified Interests Many Party Republicans Soul Struggle Tell Too Which]
A healthy degree of party unity among Democrats and Republicans has deteriorated into bitter partisan warfare. Thomas E. Mann
[ Among Bitter Degree Democrats Deteriorated Healthy Into Partisan Party Republicans Unity Warfare]
Unfair trade agreements, passed by both Republicans and Democrats, have sent millions of jobs to other countries. We need to stop this hemorrhaging and find ways for American workers to compete in the new market. Russ Feingold
[ Agreements American Both Compete Countries Democrats Find Hemorrhaging Jobs Market Millions Need New Other Passed Republicans Sent Stop Trade Unfair Ways Workers]
The Democrats are the party that says government will make you smarter, taller, richer, and remove the crabgrass on your lawn. The Republicans are the party that says government doesn't work and then they get elected and prove it. P. J. O'Rourke Politics
[ Crabgrass Democrats Elected Get Government Lawn Make Party Prove Remove Republicans Richer Says Smarter Taller Then Will Work Your]
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]
There was a Republican majority of the Senate, and it tempered the nature of the nominations being made. Spencer Abraham
[ Being Made Majority Nature Nominations Republican Senate Tempered]
This body, the United States Congress, was united, Republicans and Democrats alike, in taking that action, toppling the Taliban government, and working to try and root out al Qaeda and find Osama bin Laden. Chris Van Hollen
[ Action Al Alike Bin Body Congress Democrats Find Government Laden Osama Out Qaeda Republicans Root States Taking Taliban Try United Working]
All life is a blur of Republicans and meat. Bill Griffith
[ Blur Life Meat Republicans]
I think we need one recognized, respected public figure to make a tough, blunt statement on just what Reagan's record is and what he might do to the country, let alone the Republican Party before Christmas. Robert Teeter
[ Alone Before Blunt Christmas Country Figure Just Make Might Need Party Public Reagan Recognized Record Republican Respected Statement Think Tough]
Republicans are manufacturing a Social Security crisis that does not exist in order to dismantle Social Security. Diane Watson
[ Crisis Dismantle Does Exist Manufacturing Order Republicans Security Social]
I think we're probably more unified than ever before because we're in a battle for survival. Not only for survival as the Republican Party, but survival of the check and balance system in our government. Bill Scott
[ Balance Battle Because Before Check Ever Government More Only Our Party Probably Republican Survival System Than Think Unified]
You had 42 blacks that ran on the Republican ticket this Cycle, 14 made of them made it to the general election and two of us made it to the House of Representatives. So I think that there is a new movement that needs to have a voice in the Congressional Black Caucus. Allen West
[ Black Blacks Caucus Congressional Cycle Election General Had House Made Movement Needs New Ran Representatives Republican Them Think Ticket Two Us Voice]
You know, when Republicans were in charge, we doubled the debt. But, now, our concern is the Democrats are in charge and they're tripling the debt. So, really, our concern is that we want smaller government. Rand Paul
[ Charge Concern Debt Democrats Doubled Government Know Now Our Really Republicans Smaller Want Were]
Ten years ago, Republicans decided it was time to reform our broken welfare system and give welfare recipients the tools they needed to escape the system and build a better life. Todd Tiahrt
[ Ago Better Broken Build Decided Escape Give Life Needed Our Recipients Reform Republicans System Ten Time Tools Welfare Years]
The fact that a Republican is in the late Senator Kennedy's old seat probably must have him rolling in his grave, probably spilling his drink. Ann Coulter
[ Drink Fact Grave Him His Kennedy Late Must Old Probably Republican Rolling Seat Senator]
You know, I'm a Republican, I'm a Conservative, I voted for George Bush. Tom Tancredo
[ Bush Conservative George Know Republican Voted]
Everyone, Republican or otherwise, has their own particular part to play. No part is too great or too small; no one is too old or too young to do something. Bobby Sands
[ Everyone Great Old Otherwise Own Part Particular Play Republican Small Something Their Too Young]
Just think of what Woodrow Wilson stood for: he stood for world government. He wanted an early United Nations, League of Nations. But it was the conservatives, Republicans, that stood up against him. Ron Paul
[ Against Conservatives Early Government Him Just League Nations Republicans Stood Think United Up Wanted Wilson World]
In choosing a president, we really don't choose a Republican or Democrat, a conservative or liberal. We choose a leader. Rudy Giuliani
[ Choose Choosing Conservative Democrat Leader Liberal President Really Republican]
My guess is more reporters probably vote Democrat than Republican - just because I think reporters are smart. Jerry Springer
[ Because Democrat Guess Just More Probably Reporters Republican Smart Than Think Vote]
Unfortunately the Republican tax cut will deny important revenues to many states facing their own deficits. This will create greater pressure for higher state and local taxes. Dick Durbin
[ Create Cut Deficits Deny Facing Greater Higher Important Local Many Own Pressure Republican Revenues State States Tax Taxes Their Unfortunately Will]
There's a lot of things we can do to balance out what Obama's done and going forward show the American people the Republican Party can govern. I want a coalition of tea party people, independents, moderate Democrats trying to find a way to move this country forward before we become Greece. Lindsey Graham
[ American Balance Become Before Coalition Country Democrats Done Find Forward Going Govern Greece Independents Lot Moderate Move Obama Obama Out Party Republican Show Tea Things Trying Want Way]
Democratic politicians have disliked things I've written, Republican politicians... if they all love you, you might as well be driving a Good Humor truck. Adam Clymer
[ Democratic Disliked Driving Good Humor Love Might Politicians Republican Things Truck Well Written]
If you're honest with yourself, you're going to find out whether you truly love America, or whether your primary allegiance is to the Republican party. Vincent Bugliosi
[ Allegiance America Find Going Honest Love Out Party Primary Republican Truly Whether Your Yourself]
But I think the - what the tea party movement demonstrates, and I think the, the, the enthusiasm that we're seeing from independents and Republicans, is that if Washington isn't going to change itself, then we're going to change Washington. And I think that's what we're seeing. John Cornyn
[ Change Demonstrates Enthusiasm Going Independents Itself Movement Party Republicans Seeing Tea Then Think Washington]
Well, the tough thing for them is that the Republican primary is pretty far over to the right, just as the Democratic primary is further over to the left than the average voter in each party. Charles Schumer
[ Average Democratic Each Far Further Just Left Over Party Pretty Primary Republican Right Than Them Thing Tough Voter Well]
As a Republican, I voted with President Clinton consistently in our efforts to bail out our European friends in Kosovo to stop genocide. I am proud of those votes. I am proud of President Clinton for that. Gordon Smith
[ Am Bail Clinton Consistently Efforts European Friends Genocide Kosovo Our Out President Proud Republican Stop Those Voted Votes]
Republicans have called for a National African-American Museum. The plan is being held up by finding a location that isn't in their neighborhood. Conan O'Brien
[ African-American Being Called Finding Held Location Museum National Neighborhood Plan Republicans Their Up]
The Republicans are running wild with our tax dollars and it's been a mistake to let this administration continue a policy of incompetence when it comes to Iraq. Sherrod Brown
[ Administration Been Comes Continue Dollars Incompetence Iraq Mistake Our Policy Republicans Running Tax Wild]
In the House, Republican prospects have been buoyed by several successful rounds of redistricting, which have sharply reduced the number of competitive seats and given the Republicans a national advantage of at least a dozen seats. Thomas E. Mann
[ Advantage Been Competitive Dozen Given House Least National Number Prospects Redistricting Reduced Republican Republicans Rounds Seats Several Sharply Successful Which]
Medical liability reform is not a Republican or Democrat issue or even a doctor versus lawyer issue. It is a patient issue. John Ensign Medical
[ Democrat Doctor Even Issue Lawyer Liability Medical Patient Reform Republican Versus]
Let me put it this way: I think Republicans tend to keep the ball in play, Democrats go for broke. Arthur Ashe
[ Ball Broke Democrats Go Keep Play Put Republicans Tend Think Way]
The excitement right now is coming from the Liberty movement. And the Republicans want a piece of it. Gary Johnson
[ Coming Excitement Liberty Movement Now Piece Republicans Right Want]
For the next century, the Republicans have agreed that we will promote the dignity and future of every individual by building a free society under a limited, accountable government that protects liberty, security and prosperity for a brighter American dream. Todd Tiahrt
[ Accountable Agreed American Brighter Building Century Dignity Dream Every Free Future Government Individual Liberty Limited Next Promote Prosperity Protects Republicans Security Society Under Will]
Republicans have nothing but bad ideas and Democrats have no ideas. Lewis Black Politics
[ Bad Democrats Ideas Nothing Republicans]
At the same time, Republicans are pushing a $70 billion tax package that will overwhelmingly benefit the most wealthy Americans and actually increases the deficit by $16 billion. Marty Meehan
[ Actually Americans Benefit Billion Deficit Increases Most Overwhelmingly Package Pushing Republicans Same Tax Time Wealthy Will]
The way forward is by building political support for republican and democratic objectives across Ireland and by winning support for these goals internationally. Gerry Adams
[ Across Building Democratic Forward Goals Internationally Ireland Objectives Political Republican Support These Way Winning]
Well the truth is, Republicans didn't just lose a few elections, we lost our way. Mike Pence
[ Elections Few Just Lose Lost Our Republicans Truth Way Well]
The Democratic party of Florida has put a temperance plank in its platform and the Republican party of every state would nail that plank in their platform if they thought it would carry the election. Billy Sunday
[ Carry Democratic Election Every Florida Nail Party Plank Platform Put Republican State Temperance Their Thought Would]
It's easy to keep issuing blame to Republicans or the president. Nicholas D. Kristof
[ Blame Easy Issuing Keep President Republicans]
The reason why I buy into the Democratic Party more than the Republican Party is because there are over 2,000 verses of Scripture that deal with responding to the needs of the poor. Tony Campolo
[ Because Buy Deal Democratic Into More Needs Over Party Poor Reason Republican Responding Scripture Than Verses Why]
The Irish Republican Army has kept every commitment made by its leadership. Gerry Adams
[ Army Commitment Every Irish Kept Leadership Made Republican]
I say this as a Democrat, for whom the Republican domination of government threatens many values that I hold to be important to America's role as a light among nations. But there are no values that matter to me that will not be gravely endangered if we lose this war. Orson Scott Card
[ America Among Democrat Domination Endangered Government Gravely Hold Important Light Lose Many Matter Nations Republican Role Say Threatens Values War Whom Will]
We need real leadership, Democrat, Republican and independent to stand up and say, we have to live within our means. Tom Coburn
[ Democrat Independent Leadership Live Means Need Our Real Republican Say Stand Up Within]
There are people still in the Republican Party that I believe practice the communication of anger, of disappointment, of regret, of pain, of sorrow, of suffering. That's not what the American people want to hear. Frank Luntz
[ American Anger Believe Communication Disappointment Hear Pain Party Practice Regret Republican Sorrow Still Suffering Want]
We are ready to end fascism once and for all, even in spite of the Republican government. Buenaventura Durruti
[ End Even Fascism Government Once Ready Republican Spite]
I think one of the great problems we have in the Republican Party is that we don't encourage you to be nasty. We encourage you to be neat, obedient, loyal and faithful and all those Boy Scout words, which would be great around a campfire but are lousy in politics. Newt Gingrich
[ Around Boy Campfire Encourage Faithful Great Lousy Loyal Nasty Neat Obedient Party Politics Problems Republican Scout Think Those Which Words Would]
Why would Senator Allen want to oppose saving money for the state? It's simply another example of Republicans fighting the governor tooth and nail against any measure where she might be able to turn the state's budget around. Bart Stupak
[ Able Against Allen Another Any Around Budget Example Fighting Governor Measure Might Money Nail Oppose Republicans Saving Senator She Simply State Tooth Turn Want Where Why Would]
There is no Democratic or Republican way of cleaning the streets. Fiorello LaGuardia
[ Cleaning Democratic Republican Streets Way]
What Democratic congressmen do to their women staffers, Republican congressmen do to the country. Bill Maher
[ Congressmen Country Democratic Republican Their Women]
One thing governors feel, Democrats and Republicans alike, is that we have a health care system that, if you're on Medicaid, you have unlimited access to health care, at unlimited levels, at no cost. No wonder it's running away. Mike Huckabee
[ Access Alike Away Care Cost Democrats Feel Governors Health Levels Medicaid Republicans Running System Thing Unlimited Wonder]
I want everyone in the Republican party who opposed me to know this: you are welcome to join this people's crusade. Come aboard. You are both welcome and needed. If we unite, we'll win - and we'll rebuild New York. Carl Paladino
[ Aboard Both Come Crusade Everyone Join Know Needed New Opposed Party Rebuild Republican Unite Want Welcome Win York]
At the end of the day, I have one job requirement right now that's been given to me by the Republican Party and, I think, the American people, and that's to fire Nancy Pelosi. Michael Steele
[ American Been Day End Fire Given Job Nancy Now Party Pelosi Republican Requirement Right Think]
I also believe that government has no business telling us how we should live our lives. I think our lifestyle choices should be left up to us. What we do in our private lives is none of the government's business. That position rules out the Republican Party for me. Jesse Ventura
[ Also Believe Business Choices Government How Left Lifestyle Live Lives None Our Out Party Position Private Republican Rules Should Telling Think Up Us]
I am a conservative Republican, a firm believer in free market capitalism. A free market system allows all parties to compete, which ensures the best and most competitive project emerges, and ensures a fair, democratic process. Sarah Palin
[ Allows Am Believer Best Capitalism Compete Competitive Conservative Democratic Emerges Ensures Fair Firm Free Market Most Parties Process Project Republican System Which]
The language of America changed with the election of Bill Clinton, because with all due respect to my friends on the Republican side, Bill Clinton is the best communicator of the last 50 years. He felt your pain. Frank Luntz
[ America Because Best Bill Changed Clinton Communicator Due Election Felt Friends Language Last Pain Republican Respect Side Years Your]
We have a president who stole the presidency through family ties, arrogance and intimidation, employing Republican operatives to exercise the tactics of voter fraud by disenfranchising thousands of blacks, elderly Jews and other minorities. Barbra Streisand
[ Arrogance Blacks Elderly Employing Exercise Family Fraud Intimidation Jews Minorities Operatives Other Presidency President Republican Stole Tactics Thousands Through Ties Voter]
The truth is the Republican leadership has created a credit card Congress that is recklessly selling out the future of America, our children and our grandchildren, and President Bush is the most fiscally irresponsible President in the history of America. Dennis Cardoza
[ America Bush Card Children Congress Created Credit Fiscally Future Grandchildren History Irresponsible Leadership Most Our Out President Recklessly Republican Selling Truth]
This person should not be directly connected with the President Ford Committee nor should he be seen as a member of the liberal wing of the Republican Party. He should be someone like Laird or Rogers Morton. Robert Teeter
[ Committee Connected Directly Ford Liberal Member Nor Party Person President Republican Rogers Seen Should Someone Wing]
The Republican form of government is the highest form of government: but because of this it requires the highest type of human nature, a type nowhere at present existing. Herbert Spencer
[ Because Existing Form Government Highest Human Nature Nowhere Present Republican Requires Type]
I'm a Republican, by the way. Charles Evers
[ Republican Way]
Not one Republican president has balanced the budget in 34 years. You can not trust Republicans with your money. Howard Dean
[ Balanced Budget Money President Republican Republicans Trust Years Your]
True republicanism is the sovereignty of the people. There are natural and imprescriptible rights which an entire nation has no right to violate. Marquis de Lafayette
[ Entire Nation Natural Republicanism Right Rights Sovereignty True Violate Which]
It's a technical, fairly difficult job that has no particular political connotations, so I doubt there are any big campaign contributors dying to be on the Fed. And remember, it doesn't pay very well, certainly by Republican standards. Alice Rivlin
[ Any Big Campaign Certainly Contributors Difficult Doubt Dying Fairly Fed Job Particular Pay Political Remember Republican Standards Technical Very Well]
I am proud that the Republican Party stands for strong support for the military, and I am sure we will consistently support our men and women serving in dangerous places around the world and their families. John Shimkus
[ Am Around Consistently Dangerous Families Men Military Our Party Places Proud Republican Serving Stands Strong Support Sure Their Will Women World]
If we do nothing, as the Republicans suggest, we're going to see health care costs reach a point where small businesses can't afford it and families can't afford it. We're going to see people turned down from pre-existing conditions. We're going to find the Medicare doughnut hole - a gap in coverage that's going to hurt a lot of seniors. Dick Durbin
[ Afford Businesses Care Conditions Costs Coverage Down Families Find Gap Going Health Hole Hurt Lot Medicare Nothing Point Reach Republicans See Seniors Small Suggest Turned Where]
Newt has two transitions behind him. First he had to capture control of the House. He had to get the Republican budget through. He had to get the Contract With America through. He has done that. Pete du Pont
[ America Behind Budget Capture Contract Control Done First Get Had Him House Newt Republican Through Transitions Two]
Republican leadership in Congress let the energy companies write the energy bill that sent prices soaring, and has turned a blind eye to the struggles of working families trying to make ends meet. Sherrod Brown
[ Bill Blind Companies Congress Ends Energy Eye Families Leadership Make Meet Prices Republican Sent Soaring Struggles Trying Turned Working Write]
I read a funny story about how the Republicans freed the slaves. The Republicans are the ones who created slavery by law in the 1600's. Abraham Lincoln freed the slaves and he was not a Republican. Marion Berry
[ Abraham Created Freed Funny How Law Lincoln Ones Read Republican Republicans Slavery Slaves Story]
The voice of the Republican party is up for grabs. It's a contest right now. Gary Johnson
[ Contest Grabs Now Party Republican Right Up Voice]
Iraq's elite Republican Guard is doing so badly they're changing their name to the Democratic Guard. David Letterman
[ Badly Changing Democratic Doing Elite Guard Iraq Name Republican Their]
Sinn Fein has the potential and capacity to become the vehicle for the attainment of republican objectives. Gerry Adams
[ Attainment Become Capacity Fein Objectives Potential Republican Sinn Vehicle]
I'm pro-choice and those things, but I typically vote Republican. James Denton
[ Pro-Choice Republican Things Those Typically Vote]
I'm not a Democrat, I'm not a Republican-I'm an American, I'm a human. Chely Wright
[ American Democrat Human]
It's the No.1 issue with people I talk to, whether Republican, Democrat or independent. They want to see the way business is done in Washington change. Francine Busby
[ Business Change Democrat Done Independent Issue Republican See Talk Want Washington Way Whether]
Twice the Republicans in the California legislature tried to block my seating because of my trips to Hanoi. Tom Hayden
[ Because Block California Hanoi Legislature Republicans Tried Trips Twice]
I was criticized at some level within the Republican Party by those who say government should not be in the economic development business at all. My response is that the only country I know that doesn't have an economic development plan is Papa New Guinea. Jon Huntsman, Jr.
[ Business Country Criticized Development Economic Government Guinea Know Level New Only Papa Party Plan Republican Response Say Should Some Those Within]
Our fumbling government's response since Beirut - during both Republican and Democratic administrations - has been to cut and run, or to flat ignore this growing threat, apparently hoping it would go away. David Hackworth
[ Administrations Apparently Away Been Beirut Both Cut Democratic During Flat Go Government Growing Hoping Ignore Our Republican Response Run Since Threat Would]
If the Republicans think that by having stated and even achieved most of the Contract that they are therefore entitled to the acceptance and favor of the American voter, they're crazy. Malcolm Wallop
[ Acceptance Achieved American Contract Crazy Entitled Even Favor Having Most Republicans Stated Therefore Think Voter]
During consideration in the Education and the Workforce Committee this year, Democrats and Republicans worked constructively together to improve the delivery of Head Start services to the target populations. Lucille Roybal-Allard
[ Committee Consideration Constructively Delivery Democrats During Education Head Improve Populations Republicans Services Start Target Together Worked Workforce Year]
Great drama is all about conflict, and what's a better conflict than Republican-Democrat? Allison Janney
[ Better Conflict Drama Great Than]
Some politicians are aware of the Bill of Rights. It seems that the opposition party is far more likely to invoke it, to wave it in the air, this is what we saw from a lot of republicans during the Clinton Administration, and we are seeing the same from Democrats under Bush. James Bovard
[ Administration Air Aware Bill Bush Clinton Democrats During Far Invoke Likely Lot More Opposition Party Politicians Republicans Rights Same Saw Seeing Seems Some Under Wave]
I am going to work with Tom Daschle. And I'll work with the Republican leaders and the president to try and come up with something that we can all be proud of. John Breaux
[ Am Come Going Leaders President Proud Republican Something Tom Try Up Work]
A government full of Democrats would rather have you be a Republican, and a government full of Republicans would rather have you be a Democrat, than have you oppose both. Brian Celio
[ Both Democrat Democrats Full Government Oppose Rather Republican Republicans Than Would]
I became a Republican when a very wise young lady asked me how I could remain a Democrat when I didn't agree with what they stood for and did agree with what the Republicans supported. Jesse Helms
[ Agree Asked Became Could Democrat Did How Lady Remain Republican Republicans Stood Supported Very Wise Young]
This Congress is simply not doing its job under Republican leadership. Jim Cooper
[ Congress Doing Job Leadership Republican Simply Under]
It's very clear you have to engage the public and say: You have to vote no on 74, no on 75, no on 76, no on 77. Those are the issues that Arnold pushing. And those are reactionary, Republican initiatives. Warren Beatty
[ Arnold Clear Engage Initiatives Issues Public Pushing Reactionary Republican Say Those Very Vote]
This drug coverage program was clearly designed by Republicans in Congress to serve the interests of the drug and insurance industries. America's seniors were an afterthought. Sherrod Brown
[ Afterthought America Clearly Congress Coverage Designed Industries Insurance Interests Program Republicans Seniors Serve Were]
The combination of Federalism and Republicanism which formed the substance of the system, did not constitute a progressive and formative political principle, but it pointed in the direction of a constructive formula. Herbert Croly
[ Combination Constitute Constructive Did Direction Federalism Formative Formed Formula Pointed Political Principle Progressive Republicanism Substance System Which]
The Republicans are coming - make nice. Ed Koch
[ Coming Make Nice Republicans]
We can't have special interests sitting shotgun. We gotta have middle class families up in front. We don't mind the Republicans joining us. They can come for the ride, but they gotta sit in back. Barack Obama
[ Back Class Come Families Front Gotta Interests Joining Middle Mind Republicans Ride Shotgun Sit Sitting Special Up Us]
There are no ideas in the Republican Party right now in the Congress. They're the party of no. They desperately need some intellectual leadership. And whatever you think of Newt Gingrich, he can supply intellectual leadership. So I hope he does run. Howard Dean
[ Congress Desperately Does Gingrich Hope Ideas Intellectual Leadership Need Newt Now Party Republican Right Run Some Supply Think Whatever]
Republicans are pushing legislation forward that will improve the effectiveness of and bring more accountability to U.S. foreign assistance around the world and bring democracy even further into the light. Virginia Foxx
[ Accountability Around Assistance Bring Democracy Effectiveness Even Foreign Forward Further Improve Into Legislation Light More Pushing Republicans Will World]
Unlike the Reagan and Bush Administrations, with but one exception, the Clinton administration failed to reach out to Republicans in creating a new team, and eventually paid a political price. Richard V. Allen
[ Administration Administrations Bush Clinton Creating Eventually Exception Failed New Out Paid Political Price Reach Reagan Republicans Team Unlike]
The House Republican leadership has simply run out of ideas. Jan Schakowsky
[ House Ideas Leadership Out Republican Run Simply]
And that's very important, too, 'cause a lot of people just assume everyone's a Democrat, or everyone's a Republican or whatever, and they're not. And that's a really important thing to adhere to. Kurt Loder
[ Adhere Assume Cause Democrat Everyone Important Just Lot Really Republican Thing Too Very Whatever]
Sir, I am a republican; and I desire to see this House observe the principles of that democracy which is ever on the lips of its members, and which, I hope, is in their hearts, as I know and feel it is in mine, and mean it shall be in my conduct. Caleb Cushing
[ Am Conduct Democracy Desire Ever Feel Hearts Hope House Know Lips Mean Members Mine Observe Principles Republican See Shall Sir Their Which]
Doctrines provide an architecture for both Republican and Democrat presidents to carry out policies. Malcolm Wallop
[ Architecture Both Carry Democrat Doctrines Out Policies Presidents Provide Republican]
By virtually any measure, the record of the Republican Majority is an appalling failure. Sheila Jackson Lee
[ Any Appalling Failure Majority Measure Record Republican Virtually]
The catalyst for much of this change is the growing support for republicanism. Gerry Adams
[ Catalyst Change Growing Much Republicanism Support]
I know that my Republican colleagues are as ashamed as I am that the United States is forced to borrow over $1 trillion from foreign nations to pay for our national priorities like reconstruction of the gulf coast and the war in Iraq. Dennis Cardoza
[ Am Ashamed Borrow Coast Colleagues Forced Foreign Gulf Iraq Know National Nations Our Over Pay Priorities Reconstruction Republican States Trillion United War]
I am convinced that I do not want to give up more power to the White House, whether it's George Bush or Barack Obama. And I'm going to fight as hard as I can against President Obama on these earmarks and my Republican colleagues who hate to vote for them, but love to get them. Harry Reid
[ Against Am Barack Bush Colleagues Convinced Earmarks Fight George Get Give Going Hard Hate House Love More Obama Obama Power President Republican Them These Up Vote Want Whether White]
For the year after I left government service, I worked as a consultant to the Republican National Committee because the lawyers advised that was the proper way for me to comply with ethics regulations and continue to advise the President. Karen Hughes
[ Advise Advised After Because Committee Comply Consultant Continue Ethics Government Lawyers Left National President Proper Regulations Republican Service Way Worked Year]
The way we're going to win elections in this country is not to become Republican lite. The way we're going to win elections in this country is to stand up for what we believe in. Howard Dean
[ Become Believe Country Elections Going Republican Stand Up Way Win]
I think people are going to have a choice to make in the fall. But I think there's no doubt there are enough seats in play that could cause Republicans to gain control. There's no doubt about that. Robert Gibbs
[ Cause Choice Control Could Doubt Enough Fall Gain Going Make Play Republicans Seats Think]
Don't worry if they're Democrats or Republicans. Give them service and they'll become Democrats. Richard J. Daley
[ Become Democrats Give Republicans Service Them Worry]
Republicans many times can't get the words 'equality of opportunity' out of their mouths. Their lips do not form that way. Jack Kemp
[ Equality Form Get Lips Many Mouths Opportunity Out Republicans Their Times Way Words]
We really got a lot of very conservative gay people. You could look at the figures from the last election and realize that a third of the gay movement voted Republican. Kate Clinton
[ Conservative Could Election Figures Gay Got Last Look Lot Movement Realize Really Republican Third Very Voted]
Year after year, President Bush has broken his campaign promises on college aid. And year after year, the Republican leadership in Congress has let him do it. Sherrod Brown
[ After Aid Broken Bush Campaign College Congress Him His Leadership President Promises Republican Year]
What is a democrat? One who believes that the republicans have ruined the country. What is a republican? One who believes that the democrats would ruin the country. Ambrose Bierce
[ Believes Country Democrat Democrats Republican Republicans Ruin Ruined Would]
Intellectually I'm probably a Republican. Sting
[ Intellectually Probably Republican]
And it sends an important message to me, because I am sick to death to hear my opponent saying Republicans don't trust me. They do trust me, in landslide proportions, and they're proving it tonight. We're going to bury that for good. Ben Nighthorse Campbell
[ Am Because Bury Death Going Good Hear Important Landslide Message Opponent Proportions Proving Republicans Saying Sends Sick Tonight Trust]
The Republican Party is a much bigger tent than people give it credit for. We have a lot of what I guess you all call moderate Republicans. Rudy Giuliani
[ Bigger Call Credit Give Guess Lot Moderate Much Party Republican Republicans Tent Than]
And, finally, as a Republican, I believe it is important to keep our word and keep our covenant, and that is exactly what we should do with the Wright amendment today. Michael Burgess
[ Amendment Believe Covenant Exactly Finally Important Keep Our Republican Should Today Word Wright]
Being a soldier, fighting for this country, is neither Republican nor Democrat. Max Cleland
[ Being Country Democrat Fighting Neither Nor Republican Soldier]
We're going to march on Washington with a host of Republicans, Democrats, business leaders, legislators. Gray Davis
[ Business Democrats Going Host Leaders Legislators March Republicans Washington]
Is puppy love the reason so many Americans are blind to the incompetence and waste of Republicans - who at a minimum are supposed to be good money managers - running Iraq reconstruction? Margaret Carlson
[ Americans Blind Good Incompetence Iraq Love Managers Many Minimum Money Puppy Reason Reconstruction Republicans Running Supposed Waste]
Well, the economic recovery was successful even though the Democrats opposed the reforms every step of the way. And it is clear the Democrats have no clear plan to strengthen our economy, as Republicans do. Todd Tiahrt
[ Clear Democrats Economic Economy Even Every Opposed Our Plan Recovery Reforms Republicans Step Strengthen Successful Though Way Well]
You know, I think, people of all stripes in California, Republicans, Democrats, conservatives, liberals, frankly, as I have traveled the state, the number one issue is jobs. And they are looking for which candidate can get the economy back on track. Meg Whitman
[ Back California Candidate Conservatives Democrats Economy Frankly Get Issue Jobs Know Liberals Looking Number Republicans State Stripes Think Track Traveled Which]
The problem is we moved to LA... The only way to be punk rock in L.A. is to be a Republican. Trey Parker
[ La Moved Only Problem Punk Republican Rock Way]
I would say practical progressive, which means that the Republican party or any political party has got to recognize the problems of a growing and complex industrial civilization. And I don't think the Republican party is really wide awake to that. Alf Landon
[ Any Awake Civilization Complex Got Growing Industrial Means Party Political Practical Problems Progressive Really Recognize Republican Say Think Which Wide Would]
The Bush administration and Congressional Republicans have failed to bring up comprehensive energy reform or any piece of legislation for that matter that would lower gas prices, opting instead to give massive subsidies to the oil and gas industry. Rosa DeLauro
[ Administration Any Bring Bush Comprehensive Congressional Energy Failed Gas Give Industry Instead Legislation Lower Massive Matter Oil Piece Prices Reform Republicans Subsidies Up Would]
I mean, we are facing so many very, very important issues and those are the issues that you heard talked about last night from the Republican convention, and that you'll hear my husband talk about. And those are the really important issues facing our country right now. Laura Bush
[ Convention Country Facing Hear Heard Husband Important Issues Last Many Mean Night Now Our Really Republican Right Talk Talked Those Very]
The struggle you see in the Republican Party today is the country club Republican versus the bowling alley Republican. Colin Powell brings us back to the country club image. He's an insider. He's a moderate. Pete du Pont
[ Alley Back Bowling Brings Club Colin Country Image Insider Moderate Party Powell Republican See Struggle Today Us Versus]
I am a Reagan Republican. Roger Stone
[ Am Reagan Republican]
I'm from the South. I'm a Southern Baptist. I have a conservative point of view. I'm a Republican. Shannen Doherty
[ Baptist Conservative Point Republican South Southern View]
You can make an argument that Bill O'Reilly is a conservative or a Republican. Bill's kind of unpredictable. Somebody might say that he would have been comfortable in the Democratic Party of Scoop Jackson. Brit Hume
[ Argument Been Bill Comfortable Conservative Democratic Jackson Kind Make Might Party Reilly Republican Say Scoop Somebody Unpredictable Would]
I am convinced that this approach, a mainstream Democratic approach, commands the strong support of the American people, and presents a sharp and compassionate contrast to the Republican abortion position which offers no real hope or commitment to mother or child. Robert Casey
[ Abortion Am American Approach Child Commands Commitment Compassionate Contrast Convinced Democratic Hope Mainstream Mother Offers Position Presents Real Republican Sharp Strong Support Which]
I do that mostly because I believe that the fantasy business is in terrible trouble right now, for several reasons, not the least of which being the almost Democrat vs. Republican mentality of readers on the Internet. R. A. Salvatore
[ Almost Because Being Believe Business Democrat Fantasy Internet Least Mentality Mostly Now Readers Reasons Republican Right Several Terrible Trouble Which]
The only difference between the Republican and Democratic parties is the velocities with which their knees hit the floor when corporations knock on their door. That's the only difference. Ralph Nader
[ Between Corporations Democratic Difference Door Floor Hit Knees Knock Only Parties Republican Their Which]
Throughout the 20th century, the Republican Party benefited from a non-interventionist foreign policy. Think of how Eisenhower came in to stop the Korean War. Think of how Nixon was elected to stop the mess in Vietnam. Ron Paul
[ Benefited Came Century Eisenhower Elected Foreign How Korean Mess Nixon Party Policy Republican Stop Think Throughout Vietnam War]
Hypocrisy is a value that I think has been embraced by the Republican Party. We get lectured by people all day long about moral values by people who have their own moral shortcomings. Howard Dean
[ Been Day Embraced Get Hypocrisy Lectured Long Moral Own Party Republican Shortcomings Their Think Value Values]
Republican patience with how unionism deals with the political institutions, and with key issues like equality and human rights, will be tested because, obviously, there will be a battle a day on these matters. So lets face up to all of this with our eyes wide open. Gerry Adams
[ Battle Because Day Deals Equality Eyes Face How Human Institutions Issues Key Lets Matters Obviously Open Our Patience Political Republican Rights Tested These Unionism Up Wide Will]
As a Republican, I am all for competition. Michael Burgess
[ Am Competition Republican]
We as Republicans understand that we have got to protect these... entitlement programs - these entitlement programs for our seniors today. And we have to sit down and have a discussion. We need more ideas on the table. Eric Cantor
[ Discussion Down Entitlement Got Ideas More Need Our Programs Protect Republicans Seniors Sit Table These Today Understand]
The big divide in this country is not between Democrats and Republicans, or women and men, but between talkers and doers. Thomas Sowell
[ Between Big Country Democrats Divide Doers Men Republicans Talkers Women]
One of the great joys this year and the year before has been how all of the people in this body, men and women, Republicans and Democrats, have worked together so well with our chairman and the chairman of the full committee to address the issues of housing for our soldiers. Robin Hayes
[ Address Been Before Body Chairman Committee Democrats Full Great Housing How Issues Joys Men Our Republicans Soldiers Together Well Women Worked Year]
The fact of the matter is it's very reasonable to ask the wealthiest estates to pay their share. We did that since Teddy Roosevelt, a Republican president. Chris Van Hollen
[ Ask Did Estates Fact Matter Pay President Reasonable Republican Roosevelt Share Since Teddy Their Very Wealthiest]
To help U.S. workers, farmers and businesses, and America's long-term economic security, Congress should take decisive action to bring about fair trade with China, instead of squandering this opportunity on a weak Republican bill. Joe Baca
[ Action America Bill Bring Businesses China Congress Decisive Economic Fair Farmers Help Instead Long-Term Opportunity Republican Security Should Squandering Take Trade Weak Workers]
Carry out the republican principle of universal suffrage, or strike it from your banners and substitute 'Freedom and Power to one half of society, and Submission and Slavery to the other.' Ernestine Rose
[ Banners Carry Freedom Half Other Out Power Principle Republican Slavery Society Strike Submission Substitute Suffrage Universal Your]
Up until, really, Roosevelt, African-Americans largely voted ninety per cent Republican. That was the political origins, that's what their political voice was in the Republican party. During that history, that last sixty or seventy years of history, the Republican party effectively walked away from the community. They were afraid to really embrace civil rights even though they embraced civil rights legislation. And so it's not enough to just to put it on paper, you gotta actually show up and be in the community, and understand what that struggle was really about. Michael Steele
[ Actually Afraid African-Americans Away Cent Civil Community During Effectively Embrace Embraced Enough Even Gotta History Just Largely Last Legislation Ninety Origins Paper Party Per Political Put Really Republican Rights Roos]
Over grown military establishments are under any form of government inauspicious to liberty, and are to be regarded as particularly hostile to republican liberty. George Washington
[ Any Establishments Form Government Grown Hostile Liberty Military Over Particularly Regarded Republican Under]
Once again, the Republicans in the Senate have rejected an increase in the minimum wage. They support tax breaks for multi-millionaires, but they oppose helping the working poor to earn a decent income. Mark Dayton
[ Again Breaks Decent Earn Helping Income Increase Minimum Once Oppose Poor Rejected Republicans Senate Support Tax Wage Working]
This is not the time for partisan bickering. This is not the time for politics as usual. Some of us are Democrats. Some of us are Republicans. Some of us are Independents. Above all, we must be Oklahomans first. Brad Henry
[ Above Bickering Democrats First Independents Must Oklahomans Partisan Politics Republicans Some Time Us Usual]
I've always avoided expressing an opinion about where I think the republican movement should go - if it should go anywhere at all. Guy Green
[ Always Anywhere Avoided Expressing Go Movement Opinion Republican Should Think Where]
The platform we had in Dallas, the 1984 Republican platform, all the ideas we supported there - from tax policy, to foreign policy; from individual rights, to neighborhood security - are things that Jefferson Davis and his people believed in. Trent Lott
[ Believed Dallas Davis Foreign Had His Ideas Individual Jefferson Neighborhood Platform Policy Republican Rights Security Supported Tax Things]
Today we voted as Democrats and Republicans. Tomorrow we begin again as New Yorkers. Hillary Clinton
[ Again Begin Democrats New Republicans Today Tomorrow Voted Yorkers]
But the Republican right-wing agenda, these people - Arnold and his patrons - felt it could be accomplished by circumventing the Legislature and spending money and organizing and giving sound bites. Warren Beatty
[ Accomplished Agenda Arnold Bites Could Felt Giving His Legislature Money Organizing Patrons Republican Right-Wing Sound Spending These]
A State infinitely worse than that which the most inflamed Zealot, the most violent Republican or Enthusiast even pretended to dread before the Rebellion commenced. Charles Inglis
[ Before Commenced Dread Enthusiast Even Infinitely Inflamed Most Pretended Rebellion Republican State Than Violent Which Worse]
While only about half of the voters feel they know very much about Reagan or what he stands for, the Republicans who do have a very positive perception of him. Robert Teeter
[ Feel Half Him Know Much Only Perception Positive Reagan Republicans Stands Very Voters While]
Big government conservatives are spending trillions and wasting billions. Republicans are no longer the party of fiscal conservancy, but the party of runaway spending and corruption. Sherrod Brown
[ Big Billions Conservatives Corruption Fiscal Government Longer Party Republicans Runaway Spending Trillions Wasting]
So I'm in the Republican Party for the same reason I was in the Democratic Party: to make sure blacks are included, along with everyone else. Charles Evers
[ Along Blacks Democratic Else Everyone Included Make Party Reason Republican Same Sure]
I filed the ethics complaint against Tom DeLay not because I'm a Democrat and he's a Republican or even because he drew me out of my congressional seat but because he engaged in corruption to further his plans to disenfranchise voters in Texas. Chris Bell
[ Against Because Complaint Congressional Corruption Delay Democrat Drew Engaged Ethics Even Filed Further His Out Plans Republican Seat Texas Tom Voters]
I am sure that every one of my colleagues - Democrat, Republican, and Independent - agrees with that statement. That in the voting booth, every one is equal. Barbara Boxer
[ Agrees Am Booth Colleagues Democrat Equal Every Independent Republican Statement Sure Voting]
I was in the room with, you know, more than a dozen Republicans trying to negotiate the stimulus. Most of them decided the politics of the situation meant they should walk away, even if it wasn't responsible in terms of what our country needed right then. Claire McCaskill
[ Away Country Decided Dozen Even Know Meant More Most Needed Negotiate Our Politics Republicans Responsible Right Room Should Situation Stimulus Terms Than Them Then Trying Walk]
Ten of those Republican incumbents, all of whom voted for the impeachment of President Clinton, are from states that Bill Clinton carried. Robert Torricelli
[ Bill Carried Clinton Impeachment Incumbents President Republican States Ten Those Voted Whom]
The Republican consciousness has no integrity and it falls apart once you check it out. If you're a Christian, why would you want to fry this dude? Ken Kesey
[ Apart Check Christian Consciousness Dude Falls Fry Integrity Once Out Republican Want Why Would]
I have long enjoyed the friendship and companionship of Republicans because I am by instinct a teacher, and I would like to teach them something. Woodrow Wilson
[ Am Because Companionship Enjoyed Friendship Instinct Long Republicans Something Teach Teacher Them Would]
Republicans understand the importance of bondage between a mother and child. Dan Quayle
[ Between Bondage Child Importance Mother Republicans Understand]
A Green Party candidate would be very different from a Democrat or Republican and should be heard. Peter Camejo
[ Candidate Democrat Different Green Heard Party Republican Should Very Would]
Let me just be very clear that the Republican Party will select a nominee that will beat Bill Clinton. Dan Quayle
[ Beat Bill Clear Clinton Just Nominee Party Republican Select Very Will]
I didn't want to engage in a campaign where I was defending myself on those issues at every turn, so I just decided that I'd switch and run as a Republican. Rodney Alexander
[ Campaign Decided Defending Engage Every Issues Just Myself Republican Run Switch Those Turn Want Where]
If they understand, which I believe they really are sensing, that the alternative the Republicans have been offering is to repeal what we've done, to go back to Bush policies - and if you asked the public what would you prefer, Bush economic policies or Obama economic policies, they take and prefer Obama economic policies. Carl Levin
[ Alternative Asked Back Been Believe Bush Done Economic Go Obama Obama Offering Policies Prefer Public Really Repeal Republicans Take Understand Which Would]
Studies have consistently shown that financial hardship is the biggest obstacle to heterosexual marriage, yet the Republican leadership has done precious little to help address the financial hardship faced by American families. Kendrick Meek
[ Address American Biggest Consistently Done Faced Families Financial Hardship Help Heterosexual Leadership Little Marriage Obstacle Precious Republican Shown Studies Yet]
It is past time for Republican leadership to answer for record deficits and reckless spending, both in Iraq and in the U.S. It's time for a plan to bring our troops home. Sherrod Brown
[ Answer Both Bring Deficits Home Iraq Leadership Our Past Plan Reckless Record Republican Spending Time Troops]
Republicans should simply focus on first principles and give the American people what they want - an honest party dedicated to common sense, fiscal responsibility and limited government. If we govern to save the country, we'll do well as a party. Tom Coburn
[ American Common Country Dedicated First Fiscal Focus Give Govern Government Honest Limited Party Principles Republicans Responsibility Save Sense Should Simply Want Well]
It's not just spending, it's not just taxes, it's not just corruption, it is progressivism, and it is in both parties. It is in the Republicans and the Democrats. Glenn Beck
[ Both Corruption Democrats Just Parties Republicans Spending Taxes]
Our economy is robust and will remain strong as more Americans who want a job find one. Republican economic policies based on tax relief are working for the American people. Dennis Hastert
[ American Americans Based Economic Economy Find Job More Our Policies Relief Remain Republican Robust Strong Tax Want Will Working]
When I started in this business, everybody said the Democrats were the better communicators because they sounded like social workers, and Republicans were awful because they sounded like morticians. In some cases. they actually dressed like morticians. Frank Luntz
[ Actually Awful Because Better Business Cases Communicators Democrats Dressed Everybody Republicans Said Social Some Sounded Started Were Workers]
We certainly could have voted on making the middle-class tax cuts and tax cuts for working families permanent had the Republicans not insisted that the only way they would support those tax breaks is if we also added $700 billion to the deficit to give tax breaks to the wealthiest 2 percent of Americans. That's what was really disturbing. Debbie Wasserman Schultz
[ Added Also Americans Billion Breaks Certainly Could Cuts Deficit Disturbing Families Give Had Insisted Making Middle-Class Only Percent Permanent Really Republicans Support Tax Those Voted Way Wealthiest Working Would]
What's troubling is that the Republicans to defend Mr. DeLay are weakening the ethics process. Barney Frank
[ Defend Delay Ethics Mr Process Republicans Troubling Weakening]
What our Republican friends are doing, if we look at what they do and not what they say, they have decided that the most important thing in this country is to increase payments for interest on the national debt. Tom Allen
[ Country Debt Decided Doing Friends Important Increase Interest Look Most National Our Payments Republican Say Thing]
There really has not been a strong Republican message to either the poor or the African American community at large. Jack Kemp
[ African American Been Community Either Large Message Poor Really Republican Strong]
Whether you are a Democrat or a Republican, our nation is stronger when we are respected throughout the world. Bill Richardson
[ Democrat Nation Our Republican Respected Stronger Throughout Whether World]
It's a real conflict for me when I go to a concert and find out somebody in the audience is a Republican or fundamental Christian. It can cloud my enjoyment. I'd rather not know. Linda Ronstadt
[ Audience Christian Cloud Concert Conflict Enjoyment Find Fundamental Go Know Out Rather Real Republican Somebody]
The fundamental problem for Republicans when it comes to the environment is that whatever you say is viewed through the prism of suspicion. Frank Luntz
[ Comes Environment Fundamental Prism Problem Republicans Say Suspicion Through Viewed Whatever]
Obama specializes in knocking down straw men. "I reject the view that says our problems will simply take care of themselves," he said, implying that's the view of Republicans. It's the view of almost no one. Fred Barnes
[ Almost Care Down Knocking Men Obama Obama Our Problems Reject Republicans Said Says Simply Straw Take Themselves View Will]
Latinos are Republican. They just don't know it yet. Ronald Reagan
[ Just Know Latinos Republican Yet]
I was a woman in a man's world. I was a Democrat in a Republican administration. I was an intellectual in a world of bureaucrats. I talked differently. This may have made me a bit like an ink blot. Jeane Kirkpatrick Politics
[ Administration Bit Blot Bureaucrats Democrat Differently Ink Intellectual Made Man May Republican Talked Woman World]
The definition of a Schwarzenegger Republican is a Bush Republican who says he's a Schwarzenegger Republican. Warren Beatty
[ Bush Definition Republican Says Schwarzenegger]
Nuclear weapons kill Americans - they don't kill Republicans or Democrats - they kill Americans. Joe Wilson
[ Americans Democrats Kill Nuclear Republicans Weapons]
Anyway, I just haven't been able to find any humanity in any Republican candidate ever in my entire life. Alan Rudolph
[ Able Any Anyway Been Candidate Entire Ever Find Haven Humanity Just Life Republican]
The president and Republicans in Congress have repeatedly promised to revisit Social Security privatization after November. But Americans have already said, loud and clear, that they don't want Social Security to be privatized or dismantled. Jim Clyburn
[ After Already Americans Clear Congress Dismantled Loud November President Privatization Privatized Promised Repeatedly Republicans Revisit Said Security Social Want]
Instead of creating new jobs, Republicans gave tax cuts to companies that send jobs overseas. Joe Baca
[ Companies Creating Cuts Gave Instead Jobs New Overseas Republicans Send Tax]
Republicans use think tanks to come up with a lot of their messages. The think tanks are the single worst, most undisciplined example of communication I've ever seen. Frank Luntz
[ Come Communication Ever Example Lot Messages Most Republicans Seen Single Tanks Their Think Undisciplined Up Use Worst]
Republicans have been accused of abandoning the poor. It's the other way around. They never vote for us. Dan Quayle
[ Abandoning Accused Around Been Never Other Poor Republicans Us Vote Way]
I've always believed in challenging Republicans where they think they are strongest. Martin Frost
[ Always Believed Challenging Republicans Strongest Think Where]
And so it was interesting for me to find myself very enamored of a Republican president, but Ronald Reagan was someone I thought captured the spirit of America. Ed Gillespie
[ America Captured Enamored Find Interesting Myself President Reagan Republican Ronald Someone Spirit Thought Very]
I am a temperance Republican down to my toes. Billy Sunday
[ Am Down Republican Temperance Toes]
Oh no, the dead have risen and they're voting Republican. Yeardley Smith
[ Dead Oh Republican Risen Voting]
What we try to say is that it doesn't matter if you are a Republican or a Democrat or conservative or independent. You are equally responsible for your place in the culture, and you must make a contribution, and you must accept responsibility for what goes down on your watch. Martin Sheen
[ Accept Conservative Contribution Culture Democrat Down Equally Goes Independent Make Matter Must Place Republican Responsibility Responsible Say Try Watch Your]
Republicans are for both the man and the dollar, but in case of conflict the man before the dollar. Abraham Lincoln
[ Before Both Case Conflict Dollar Man Republicans]
People don't realize that they're being played by the Democratic Party and the Republican Party, but more so by the Democratic Party because the Democratic Party does not want another party in there. Glenn Danzig
[ Another Because Being Democratic Does More Party Played Realize Republican Want]
The author of McCarthyism was given the distinction of addressing the Republican National Convention. This strikes terror in the hearts of honest men. Emanuel Celler
[ Addressing Author Convention Distinction Given Hearts Honest Mccarthyism Men National Republican Strikes Terror]
We are seeing at the Republican National Committee a phenomenon that is worth noting this week; maybe today, maybe tomorrow, maybe Wednesday, we will have a million first time donors since the president took office. Ed Gillespie
[ Committee Donors First Maybe Million National Noting Office Phenomenon President Republican Seeing Since Time Today Tomorrow Took Wednesday Week Will Worth]
If the Republicans get control back of the United States Senate, we will no longer have a check and balance on the White House, on the Republican Congress. Patty Murray
[ Back Balance Check Congress Control Get House Longer Republican Republicans Senate States United White Will]
You know, Democratic and Republican administrations alike have supported individuals and regimes that have slaughtered millions across the globe. And they need to be held accountable for that. Aaron McGruder
[ Accountable Across Administrations Alike Democratic Globe Held Individuals Know Millions Need Regimes Republican Slaughtered Supported]
If George W. Bush is given a second term, and retains a Republican Congress and a compliant federal judiciary, he and his allies are likely to embark on a campaign of political retribution the likes of which we haven't seen since Richard Nixon. Paul Begala
[ Allies Bush Campaign Compliant Congress Embark Federal George Given Haven His Judiciary Likely Likes Nixon Political Republican Retains Retribution Richard Second Seen Since Term Which]
The difference between a Republican and a Democrat is the Democrat is a cannibal they have to live off each other, while the Republicans, why, they live off the Democrats. Will Rogers
[ Between Cannibal Democrat Democrats Difference Each Live Off Other Republican Republicans While Why]
We don't have a lot of Reagan-type leaders in our party. Remember Ronald Reagan Democrats? I want a Republican that can attract Democrats. Lindsey Graham
[ Attract Democrats Leaders Lot Our Party Reagan Remember Republican Ronald Want]
As I've said repeatedly, Republicans are very good at describing things in black and white; Democrats are very good at describing the 11 shades of gray. Joseph C. Wilson
[ Black Democrats Describing Good Gray Repeatedly Republicans Said Shades Things Very White]
The reality is we talk a lot about it, but we really don't give everyone an opportunity to buy into it, and this combines both the best of Republican and Democratic ideals. Harold Ford
[ Best Both Buy Combines Democratic Everyone Give Ideals Into Lot Opportunity Reality Really Republican Talk]
I'd be honored to be playing a Republican, although I'm not. Joe Lando
[ Although Honored Playing Republican]
The Clinton era is over. I think that there would even have been a certain amount of rejoicing among some Republicans if Gore had won or if Ralph Nader had won or if Satan had won. Tucker Carlson
[ Among Amount Been Certain Clinton Era Even Gore Had Nader Over Ralph Rejoicing Republicans Satan Some Think Won Would]
I don't look for much to come out of government ownership as long as we have Democrats and Republicans. Kin Hubbard
[ Come Democrats Government Long Look Much Out Ownership Republicans]
There's a very big gulf between the black civil rights leadership in America and the black middle class in America. The black middle class are conservative. Many of those minorities can be persuaded to be members of the Republican Party. Pete du Pont
[ America Between Big Black Civil Class Conservative Gulf Leadership Many Members Middle Minorities Party Persuaded Republican Rights Those Very]
The International Brigades and the British volunteers were, numerically, only a small part of the Republican forces, but nearly all had accepted the need for organization and order in civilian life. Bill Alexander
[ Accepted British Civilian Forces Had International Life Nearly Need Only Order Organization Part Republican Small Volunteers Were]
Everyone except the far right wing of the Republican Party realizes that oil, gas and coal burning are the main activities that have sent the climate into bigger floods, droughts, hurricanes, and El Ninos. Donella Meadows
[ Activities Bigger Burning Climate Coal Droughts El Everyone Except Far Floods Gas Hurricanes Into Main Oil Party Realizes Republican Right Sent Wing]
It is the sincere desire of the writer that our citizens should early understand that the genuine source of correct republican principles is the bible, particularly the New Testament or the Christian religion. Noah Webster
[ Bible Christian Citizens Correct Desire Early Genuine New Our Particularly Principles Religion Republican Should Sincere Source Testament Understand Writer]
There are three species of government: republican, monarchical, and despotic. Charles de Secondat Government
[ Despotic Government Monarchical Republican Species Three]
I'm a dedicated Republican and a proud party man. Ed Gillespie
[ Dedicated Man Party Proud Republican]
Hopefully, at some point, people will at least credit the Republicans with carrying out their oversight responsibilities and with pursuing a principled course of action even in the face of everyone's short-attention spans. Barbara Olson
[ Action Carrying Course Credit Even Everyone Face Hopefully Least Out Oversight Point Principled Pursuing Republicans Responsibilities Some Spans Their Will]
We've got this proposal which has been languishing in the legislature, the Water Legacy Act, which is derived from a Republican task force on protecting the Great Lakes. Yet nothing has been done on it. Jennifer Granholm
[ Act Been Derived Done Force Got Great Lakes Legacy Legislature Nothing Proposal Protecting Republican Task Water Which Yet]
It must kill George Bush that John McCain is the most popular and Beloved Republican in America. Paul Begala
[ America Beloved Bush George John Kill Mccain Most Must Popular Republican]
The Dixiecrats meet again in New York. Now they're called Republicans. Andrew Sullivan
[ Again Called Meet New Now Republicans York]
The federal debt in this country is principally of Republican design. Daniel Keys Moran
[ Country Debt Design Federal Principally Republican]
Whether you are a Democrat or Republican, whether you are a liberal or a conservative, we know that neither this President nor prior Presidents of both parties did everything right or we would not have had a 9/11. Charles Schumer
[ Both Conservative Democrat Did Everything Had Know Liberal Neither Nor Parties President Presidents Prior Republican Right Whether Would]
I opposed No Child Left Behind, I opposed the Medicare prescription drug bill, I opposed the Wall Street bailout. What the American people are starting to see is that Republican, Republicans on Capitol Hill get it and the Democrats, from the White House to Capitol Hill, just don't get it. Mike Pence
[ American Behind Bill Capitol Child Democrats Get Hill House Just Left Medicare Opposed Prescription Republican Republicans See Starting Street Wall White]
If you're black in this country, if you're a woman in this country, if you are any minority in this country at all, what could possibly possess you to vote Republican? Cher
[ Any Black Could Country Minority Possess Possibly Republican Vote Woman]
I think it's the broadest source of dissatisfaction amongst Republicans, out-of-control spending. Pat Toomey
[ Amongst Broadest Dissatisfaction Republicans Source Spending Think]
Low unemployment numbers are clear indicators that Republican tax relief and economic policies are spurring growth and helping businesses hire new workers while providing American families with job security. J. D. Hayworth
[ American Businesses Clear Economic Families Growth Helping Hire Indicators Job Low New Numbers Policies Providing Relief Republican Security Tax Unemployment While Workers]
Washington's character was rock solid. He came to stand for the new nation and its republican virtues, which was why he became our first President by unanimous choice. Stephen Ambrose
[ Became Came Character Choice First Nation New Our President Republican Rock Solid Stand Unanimous Virtues Washington Which Why]
Strip the proud nobility of their bloated estates, reduce them to a level with plain republicans, send forth to labor, and teach their children to enter the workshops or handle the plow, and you will thus humble proud traitors. Thaddeus Stevens
[ Bloated Children Enter Estates Forth Handle Humble Labor Level Nobility Plain Plow Proud Reduce Republicans Send Strip Teach Their Them Thus Traitors Will Workshops]
You can't just have slogans, you can't just have catchy phrases. You have to have an agenda. And I think what the Republican Party has to do, if it's going to incorporate the tea party efforts in it, is to come up with an agenda that the American people can see, touch, and actually believe in, and something they believe in. Colin Powell
[ Actually Agenda American Believe Catchy Come Efforts Going Incorporate Just Party Phrases Republican See Slogans Something Tea Think Touch Up]
I don't necessarily believe there's a message in the fact that I'm an African-American Republican. I think there is a message that America as a whole, we are now awake. We are looking at a political construct and we're fairly disappointed. I think the message is no matter where you come from in this country, there is great potential. Tim Scott
[ African-American America Awake Believe Come Construct Country Disappointed Fact Fairly Great Looking Matter Message Necessarily Now Political Potential Republican Think Where Whole]
Your ability as republican volunteers, to rise to this challenge will mean that the two governments and others cannot easily hide from their obligations and their responsibility to resolve these problems. Gerry Adams
[ Ability Cannot Challenge Easily Governments Hide Mean Obligations Others Problems Republican Resolve Responsibility Rise Their These Two Volunteers Will Your]
Where journalists have gotten themselves in trouble over the last few decades is that their skepticism often extends only to American officials, the U.S. military and Republican politicians. Linda Chavez
[ American Decades Extends Few Gotten Journalists Last Military Officials Often Only Over Politicians Republican Skepticism Their Themselves Trouble Where]
As the Republican platforms says, the welfare of the farmer is vital to that of the whole country. William Howard Taft
[ Country Farmer Platforms Republican Says Vital Welfare Whole]
The tea partiers are a great addition. The tea partiers have invigorated a base that has been dormant for a long period of time. We're going to have a broad array of different views in our Republican conference, and I think it might be more interesting than any I've been in in a long time. John McCain
[ Addition Any Array Base Been Broad Conference Different Dormant Going Great Interesting Invigorated Long Might More Our Period Republican Tea Than Think Time Views]
The only difference between the Democrats and the Republicans is that the Democrats allow the poor to be corrupt, too. Oscar Levant Politics
[ Allow Between Corrupt Democrats Difference Only Poor Republicans Too]
This program that the Republican majority has taken us toward as a country is leading us to fiscal bankruptcy. Chaka Fattah
[ Bankruptcy Country Fiscal Leading Majority Program Republican Taken Toward Us]
I think it's a tremendous opportunity, particularly given the complexion of the overall voter structure in California. It's very hard for a Republican to get elected. Mike Curb
[ California Complexion Elected Get Given Hard Opportunity Overall Particularly Republican Structure Think Tremendous Very Voter]
It is our responsibility as Americans to provide for the families of those who have died to defend our nation. Raising the military death benefit is not a Democrat or Republican issue - it is an American issue. Brian Baird
[ American Americans Benefit Death Defend Democrat Died Families Issue Military Nation Our Provide Raising Republican Responsibility Those]
But in the right-wing media, they do have a right-wing bias. And they also have an agenda. So their agenda is: we're an adjunct of the Republican Party, and we're going push that agenda every day, and, as you say, brand these stories that help further the right-wing cause. Al Franken
[ Adjunct Agenda Also Bias Brand Cause Day Every Further Going Help Media Party Push Republican Right-Wing Say Stories Their These]
The Republicans would like to take us back to a darker time, when corporations ruled and the underserved had no rights. Joe Baca
[ Back Corporations Darker Had Republicans Rights Ruled Take Time Us Would]
Today's tax cuts provide yet another illustration of the Republicans' fiscally irresponsible economic policies that ignore the needs of America's middle class, students, and working families. Ellen Tauscher
[ America Another Class Cuts Economic Families Fiscally Ignore Illustration Irresponsible Middle Needs Policies Provide Republicans Students Tax Today Working Yet]
The Republicans are looking after the financial interests of the wealthiest individuals in this country. Edward Kennedy
[ After Country Financial Individuals Interests Looking Republicans Wealthiest]
Senator Arlen Specter hasn't really switched parties; he's simply realized he cannot win the Pennsylvania Republican primary election. Michael Reagan
[ Cannot Election Hasn Parties Pennsylvania Primary Realized Really Republican Senator Simply Specter Switched Win]
Most people don't know who Ken Mehlman is. He's the chairman of the Republican Party, obviously, but what he's doing that Howard Dean isn't doing is spending a lot of time on the nuts and bolts of putting the party together. Susan Estrich
[ Bolts Chairman Dean Doing Howard Ken Know Lot Most Nuts Obviously Party Putting Republican Spending Time Together]
Finally, I want to make the point that we are Republicans. We are the majority. It is going to be a little more difficult because we have to govern and come up with ideas. Jack Kingston
[ Because Come Difficult Finally Going Govern Ideas Little Majority Make More Point Republicans Up Want]
Will some reporter, or some Republican on the Sunday shows, please ask why tax cuts raid the non-existent Social Security Trust Fund but all the Democrats' new spending doesn't? Will someone please ask that? Rush Limbaugh
[ Ask Cuts Democrats Fund New Non-Existent Please Raid Reporter Republican Security Shows Social Some Someone Spending Sunday Tax Trust Why Will]
Thanks to President Bush and Republican principles, businesses now have more confidence to hire workers. John Doolittle
[ Bush Businesses Confidence Hire More Now President Principles Republican Thanks Workers]
So the next thing I assume I'll be hearing from Republicans, they want to change rules some way, as they do on the House when you get a problem with ethics, they just change the rules. Harry Reid
[ Assume Change Ethics Get Hearing House Just Next Problem Republicans Rules Some Thing Want Way]
I'm a Christian, a conservative and a Republican, in that order. Mike Pence
[ Christian Conservative Order Republican]
There are worse things than being thought a Republican. Charley Pride
[ Being Republican Than Things Thought Worse]
As a taxpayer, I want to assure you that Republicans are doing everything we can to reduce wasteful spending. Jeff Miller
[ Assure Doing Everything Reduce Republicans Spending Taxpayer Want Wasteful]
Now, so, if you want to blame someone for wasteful spending, the Republicans are in the majority. Chaka Fattah
[ Blame Majority Now Republicans Someone Spending Want Wasteful]
I've left specific instructions that I do not want to be brought back during a Republican administration. Timothy Leary
[ Administration Back Brought During Instructions Left Republican Specific Want]
Now a great debate has been born. The thesis is Democratic Socialism. The antithesis is free-market capitalism. The Obama Democrats have posed the challenge. It is now up to the Republicans to pick it up and fight along these lines. Dick Morris
[ Along Antithesis Been Born Capitalism Challenge Debate Democratic Democrats Fight Free-Market Great Lines Now Obama Obama Pick Posed Republicans Socialism These Thesis Up]
Democrats always like to brag that their guys are smarter than the opponents and Republicans always like to brag that their guys are more moral than the opponents. But if you're looking for morals in politics you're looking for bananas in the cheese department. Harry Shearer
[ Always Bananas Brag Cheese Democrats Department Guys Looking Moral Morals More Opponents Politics Republicans Smarter Than Their]
The adoption by Jefferson and the Republicans of the political structure of their opponents is of an importance hardly inferior to that of the adoption of the Constitution by the states. Herbert Croly
[ Adoption Constitution Hardly Importance Inferior Jefferson Opponents Political Republicans States Structure Their]
Democrats' attack on the Republican majority leader is nothing but a coordinated agenda to stop an effective leader from accomplishing the people's business. Bill Shuster
[ Accomplishing Agenda Attack Business Coordinated Democrats Effective Leader Majority Nothing Republican Stop]
A Democrat has to show the toughness to govern. People don't doubt that Republicans will be tough. Al From
[ Democrat Doubt Govern Republicans Show Tough Toughness Will]
Mike Bloomberg may be a Republican these days. But he has been a Democrat for most of his adult life. Randi Weingarten
[ Adult Been Days Democrat His Life May Mike Most Republican These]
A Republican in my state of Arkansas feels about as out of place as Michael Vick at the West Minister dog show. Mike Huckabee
[ Arkansas Dog Feels Michael Minister Out Place Republican Show State West]
The doctrine of blind obedience and unqualified submission to any human power, whether civil or ecclesiastical, is the doctrine of despotism, and ought to have no place among Republicans and Christians. Angelina Grimke
[ Among Any Blind Christians Civil Despotism Doctrine Ecclesiastical Human Obedience Ought Place Power Republicans Submission Unqualified Whether]
I cannot consent that my mortal body shall be laid in a repository prepared for an Emperor or a King my republican feelings and principles forbid it the simplicity of our system of government forbids it. Andrew Jackson
[ Body Cannot Consent Emperor Feelings Forbid Forbids Government King Laid Mortal Our Prepared Principles Repository Republican Shall Simplicity System]
Since 1980, we've used reconciliation 22 times, and out of those times, Republicans used it 16 times. So, earth to my Republican friends, you can have your option but you cannot change these facts. They're in the Congressional Record. Barbara Boxer
[ Cannot Change Congressional Earth Facts Friends Option Out Reconciliation Record Republican Republicans Since These Those Times Used Your]
Now, most of the time I'm going to agree with the Democrats and disagree with the Republicans. Barney Frank
[ Agree Democrats Disagree Going Most Now Republicans Time]
I have written things that Republicans and Democrats and all kinds of figures have either hated or felt very uncomfortable about. Because in doing these long projects and books, you get close to the bone. And they're not calling me up and asking me for dinner. Bob Woodward
[ Asking Because Bone Books Calling Close Democrats Dinner Doing Either Felt Figures Get Hated Kinds Long Projects Republicans These Things Uncomfortable Up Very Written]
When Jefferson and the Republicans rallied to the Union and to the existing Federalist organization, the fabric of traditional American democracy was almost completely woven. Herbert Croly
[ Almost American Completely Democracy Existing Fabric Federalist Jefferson Organization Republicans Traditional Union Woven]
The teachings of the Church line up more with the Democratic Party than the Republican Party. James Carville
[ Church Democratic Line More Party Republican Teachings Than Up]
I think it's clear to me that what - when I look at the tea party, it's about one-third Democrat, one-third Republican, one-third independents. But 100 percent of them are sure that the agenda that is taking place in Washington, D.C., is about extremism and is about bankrupting this country and every state within this country. Jeff Sessions
[ Agenda Clear Country Democrat Every Extremism Independents Look One-Third Party Percent Place Republican State Sure Taking Tea Them Think Washington Within]
America's economy is resilient, and I am confident that Republican pro-growth policies will continue to keep our economy growing - just as it has since after the September 2001 terrorist attacks. Dennis Hastert
[ After Am America Attacks Confident Continue Economy Growing Just Keep Our Policies Pro-Growth Republican Resilient September Since Terrorist Will]
I am a Republican, a black, dyed in the wool Republican, and I never intend to belong to any other party than the party of freedom and progress. Frederick Douglass
[ Am Any Belong Black Dyed Freedom Intend Never Other Party Progress Republican Than Wool]
Rather than proposing a forward-looking energy initiative, House Republicans continue to push Big Oil's tired old ideas, ideas that will do absolutely nothing to lower gas prices for the American consumer. Jan Schakowsky
[ Absolutely American Big Consumer Continue Energy Forward-Looking Gas House Ideas Initiative Lower Nothing Oil Old Prices Proposing Push Rather Republicans Than Tired Will]
By their own admission, leaders of the Republican Revolution of 1994 think their greatest mistake was overlooking the power of the veto. They gave the impression they were somehow in charge when they weren't. Mitch McConnell
[ Admission Charge Gave Greatest Impression Leaders Mistake Overlooking Own Power Republican Revolution Somehow Their Think Veto Were Weren]
It's insanity for a party that believes in freedom to allow some Republicans to seize an agenda that is totally alien to the agenda that was established in the election. Malcolm Wallop
[ Agenda Alien Allow Believes Election Established Freedom Insanity Party Republicans Seize Some Totally]
Well, I think the Republican Party is the more populist party. Ed Gillespie
[ More Party Populist Republican Think Well]
I'm neither Democrat nor Republican. Calvin Klein
[ Democrat Neither Nor Republican]
Most Republicans call the show 'The Left Wing.' Allison Janney
[ Call Left Most Republicans Show Wing]
I speak directly to the people, and I know that the people of California want to have better leadership. They want to have great leadership. They want to have somebody that will represent them. And it doesn't matter if you're a Democrat or a Republican, young or old. Arnold Schwarzenegger
[ Better California Democrat Directly Great Know Leadership Matter Old Represent Republican Somebody Speak Them Want Will Young]
Republicans regard Dean as one of their best secret weapons, I have yet to find a Democrat who, in private chatter, doesn't think he's a problem for them. Rich Galen
[ Best Chatter Dean Democrat Find Private Problem Regard Republicans Secret Their Them Think Weapons Yet]
My entire family were Democrats all our lives. But because how furious I was about the previous administration, I turned in my card to become a Republican. I did not want to be known as a Democrat under that person's regime. Danny Aiello
[ Administration Because Become Card Democrat Democrats Did Entire Family Furious How Known Lives Our Person Previous Regime Republican Turned Under Want Were]
When you have a Senate that is 50 Democrats and 49 Republicans and one independent, it's quite obvious that the only way we are going to get something done is if we work together. John Breaux
[ Democrats Done Get Going Independent Obvious Only Quite Republicans Senate Something Together Way Work]