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  • Barbara Boxer
    Barbara Boxer
    American politician 1940-
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    Every citizen of this country should be guaranteed that their vote matters, that their vote is counted, and that in the voting booth, their vote has a much weight as that of any CEO, any member of Congress, or any President.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    If we were left solely to the wordy wit of legislators in Congress for our guidance, uncorrected by the seasonal experience and the effectual complaints of the people, America would not long retain her rank among the nations.
  • The arts are an even better barometer of what is happening in our world than the stock market or the debates in congress.
  • Bobby Jindal
    Bobby Jindal
    American politician 1971-
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    Whether you voted for him or not, whether you supported the new leaders of Congress or not, they're our president, they're our Congress, they need our prayers, they need our support.
    Source: Chicago Tribune, published November 22, 2008
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
    American journalist 1960-
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    A foundation representing firefighters who die in the line of duty is calling for Congress to strip the Centers for Disease Control of its role investigating firefighter deaths.
  • Bob Ney
    Bob Ney
    American politician 1954-
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    After two years of hard work and debate, Congress has passed a highway bill that will help fuel our economy by creating roughly 500,000 new jobs, as well as address many critical transportation needs in Ohio and the 18th Congressional District.
  • Bill Shuster
    Bill Shuster
    American politician and lobbyist 1961-
    Bill Shuster
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    America's veterans and troops serving abroad today fought hard to preserve our red, white and blue, from the Revolutionary War to today's Global War Against Terrorism, and Congress' action today is appropriate for one of our most sacred symbols.
  • Bob Filner
    Bob Filner
    American politician 1942-
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    As Congress continues to debate ways to address illegal immigration, we must remember the many hard-working legal immigrants that contribute so much to our nation's economy and culture.
  • Bill Flores
    Bill Flores
    American businessman and politician 1954-
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    As you get larger, it is harder to have focused discussions. Because one of the things I've learned about Congress over the past four years that I've been in is there's no shortage of opinions about how things should be done on any particular subject.
  • Blake Farenthold
    Blake Farenthold
    American politician and lobbyist 1961-
    Blake Farenthold
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    Census data influences decisions made from Main Street to Wall Street, in Congress and with the Federal Reserve. Not to mention, the American people who look to, and trust, the data the government releases on our nation's unemployment, state of our economy, and health insurance coverage.
  • Bob Barr
    Bob Barr
    American attorney and politician 1948-
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    Clearly, the court today has ignored the constitutional right and responsibility of Congress to pass laws protecting citizens from dangerous and addictive narcotics...
  • Butch Otter
    Butch Otter
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    Congress and the White House are working out their scheme for pushing through a healthcare 'reform' bill that has more pages than the U.S. Constitution has words. I guarantee you that not a single member of the House or Senate has a complete understanding of that legislation any more than they understood all the implications of the USA PATRIOT Act back in 2001.
  • Bobby Jindal
    Bobby Jindal
    American politician 1971-
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    Congress did a good thing back in 1995 in passing the Deep Water Royalty Relief Act. That act did a simple thing. It provided automatic royalty relief for new leases for 5 years in the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico.
  • Blake Farenthold
    Blake Farenthold
    American politician and lobbyist 1961-
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    Congress has the constitutional authority to investigate the other agencies of government. We are the watchdogs of the taxpayer's money, and we have the right to know how that money is being spent and to conduct oversight over the government.
  • Barber Conable
    Barber Conable
    American politician 1922-2003
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    Congress is functioning the way the Founding Fathers intended-not very well. They understood that if you move too quickly, our democracy will be less responsible to the majority.
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