Quotes: presidency

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  • Cass Sunstein
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    After a two-term presidency, many young voters seem to want someone who is radically different from, even the opposite of, the commander in chief to whom they have become accustomed. After all, a two-term president will have led their nation for a significant percentage of their lives. That's boring. Isn't it time for a transformation?
  • John F. Kennedy
    John F. Kennedy
    American politician 1917-1963
    John F. Kennedy
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    As far as the job of President goes, its rewarding and I've given before this group the definition of happiness for the Greeks. I'll define it again: the full use of your powers along lines of excellence. I find, therefore, that the Presidency provides some happiness.
  • Gerald Ford
    Gerald Ford
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    But I assume the Presidency under extraordinary circumstances never before experienced by Americans. This is an hour of history that troubles our minds and hurts our hearts.
    Source: Inauguratie 09-08-1974
  • Bill Richardson
    Bill Richardson
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    I'd like to see that bipartisanship come back that we used to have in the House of Representatives, in the Clinton years. I think there's a possibility that the voters are going to send the message that everybody running - Congress, the Senate, the presidency - that they want us to come together.
  • Ben Cardin
    Ben Cardin
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    I've known Hillary Clinton for a long time. She's trustworthy. She's ready from Day One to assume the office of presidency in the United States. She's qualified and she's ready as compared to, I think, Donald Trump, who has shown his recklessness, and dangerous statements that he's made.
  • Bill Kristol
    Bill Kristol
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    If the American people really come to a settled belief that Bush lied us into war, his presidency will be over.
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
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    Let me even say before I even get inaugurated, during the transition we are going to be having meetings all across the country with community organizations so that you have input into the agenda for the next presidency of the United States of America.
    Source: On December 1, 2007, at Heartland Democratic Forum
  • P. J. O'Rourke
    P. J. O'Rourke
    American journalist 1947-
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    Maybe a nation that consumes as much booze and dope as we do and has our kind of divorce statistics should pipe down about ''character issues.'' Either that or just go ahead and determine the presidency with three-legged races and pie-eating contests. It would make better TV.
  • Thomas Jefferson
    Thomas Jefferson
    American statesman 1743-1826
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    No man will ever bring out of the Presidency the reputation which carries him into it.
  • Bernie Sanders
    Bernie Sanders
    American politician serving as the junior United States Senator from V 1941-
    Bernie Sanders
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    Our job is to do two things - to defeat Donald Trump and to elect Hillary Clinton. It is easy to boo, but it is harder to look your kids in the face if we are living under a Trump presidency.
  • Richard Nixon
    Richard Nixon
    American president 1913-1994
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    Scrubbing floors and emptying bedpans has as much dignity as the Presidency.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
    Abraham Lincoln
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    Seriously, I do not think I fit for the presidency.
  • The Obama presidency has two great missions: fixing the economy, and preventing Iran from gaining nuclear weapons.
  • Bobby Jindal
    Bobby Jindal
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    The Obama presidency, and liberalism in general, are based on not trusting the American people - a belief that big government is better for people.
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
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    The senior thesis of Hillary D. Rodham, Wellesley College class of 1969, has been speculated about, spun, analyzed, debated, criticized and defended. But rarely has it been read, because for the eight years of Bill Clinton's presidency it was locked away.
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