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by Mark Foley

A Congressional Budget Office study estimated that
gulf energy infrastructure repair costs will be between
$18 billion and $31 billion,
just from the damages the hurricane created.
- Mark Foley

Finally, people are starting to recognize freedom and peace do have a cause,
they do have a price.
- Mark Foley

A government operates and acts differently than a company.
So all we want to do is get some transparency here
and then determine if the deal should go forward.
- Mark Foley

Social Security is one of the greatest achievements
of the American government,
protecting our elderly against poverty and assuring
young people of a more secure future.
- Mark Foley

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I have said repeatedly that in this country we track
library books better than we do sex offenders.
- Mark Foley

The travel and tourism industry is the lifeblood of
many states around the country -
including Florida,
California, New York and Nevada, to name a few.
- Mark Foley

Pointing fingers, trying to catch each other in scandal
does not bring honor to this House.
- Mark Foley


 

I think one of the unique aspects of Catholic school
education is the opportunity to care for the material
and intellectual needs of the child in a community atmosphere.
- Mark Foley

Parochial schools in the United States are also responsible
for educating students from a wide range of ethnic backgrounds,
including many who are non-Catholic.
- Mark Foley

For example, in my district there are visitors from
all over the world who are drawn to our beautiful beaches,
recreational lakes, habitat wildlife preserves and golf courses.
- Mark Foley

Domestic travel and tourism-related spending has reached $1 trillion a year.
- Mark Foley

In search of a complete education with the ideals of trust,
faith, understanding and compassion,
many families are turning to the structure,
discipline and academic standards of Catholic schools.
- Mark Foley

It states, History should be regarded as a means for
understanding the past and solving the challenges of the future.
It also suggests that this celebration of the end of
slavery is an important and enriching part of the history
and heritage of the United States.
- Mark Foley

If Turkey is prepared to acknowledge the Armenian Genocide,
then its leaders can proceed immediately to direct
dialogue with its counterparts in Armenia to define
a common vision for the future.
- Mark Foley

On February 7, 2.2 million Haitians went to the polls
and exercised their constitutional right to select a leader.
They went by foot, by tap tap and other forms of transportation,
traveling hours and standing in line for almost a day
to get to their polling places.
- Mark Foley

I am and have always been a strong proponent of public education.
But by the virtue of its very nature -
publicly funded schools cannot offer the type of spiritual
education that Catholic schools have long provided.
- Mark Foley

By offering an education centered on values,
the faculty in Catholic schools can create an interactive
setting between parents and students that is geared
toward long-term healthy character and scholastic development
for all enrolled children.
- Mark Foley

The gulf coast, we all know now, after Katrina,
is responsible for 25 percent of U.S.
production of natural gas.
Following Katrina and Rita, almost 75 percent of the
natural gas production in the gulf was shut down and not producing.
- Mark Foley

The United States stands with our friends in Britain
as they recover from today's shock of terrorism.
These barbaric acts strengthen our resolve and remind
us all of the danger of complacency during our continued war on terror.
- Mark Foley

When one may pay out over two million dollars to presidential
and Congressional campaigns,
the U.S.
government is virtually up for sale.
- John W. Gardner

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

Alabama seniors all across the Third Congressional
District continue facing high drug costs.
- Mike Rogers

It now becomes clear why the Bush Administration has
been vigorously opposing congressional hearings.
The Bush Administration has been engaged in a conspiracy of silence.
- Cynthia McKinney

I don't think people want to see someone buy a congressional race.
- Frank R. Wolf

Yesterday I, along with a bipartisan Congressional Delegation of lawmakers,
inspected the detention facilities at Guantanamo used
to house individuals detained in the War on Terrorism.
- Jim Ryun

Let's not overlook, though, what we do know about the
campaign finance scandal,
and the fact the Chinese were involved in our presidential
campaign and our congressional campaigns.
- Fred Thompson

When I came back to Washington to be The Times' chief
congressional correspondent in 1991,
I was looking for a book subject, and Ted Kennedy stood out for two reasons.
- Adam Clymer

The big journals and Nobel laureates are the equivalent
of Congressional leaders in science journalism.
- Michael Pollan

Well, I mean, Congress did originally set the formula for the state grants,
and they guaranteed every state a minimum formula.
So that was a congressional decision.
- Michael Chertoff

Giving jazz the Congressional seal of approval is a
little like making Huck Finn an honorary Boy Scout.
- Melvin Maddocks

The Congressional leaders set the agenda for journalism;
it's not the other way around.
- Michael Pollan

Every one of our congressional offices,
every day, is under attack.
- Darrell Issa

First of all, let it be remembered that I speak as
an ex-Communist and one who has not testified before
Congressional Committees,
nor written works on the Communist conspiracy.
- Dorothy Day

One of the first items of Congressional business in
2006 will be an effort to renew the USA Patriot Act.
- Roger Wicker

A Congressional Budget Office report released as recent
as June 2004 says the system will be able to pay full benefits until 2052,
and 80 percent after that.
- Grace Napolitano

I want to step up our voter-registration activities.
Not every branch does it, and not all the time.
I want them to go back and get out the vote because
I want us to have a big impact on the Congressional elections this year.
- Julian Bond

Texas' and America's farmers are suffering.
As the Member of Congress representing the 10th Congressional District of Texas,
I have traveled throughout our area and have seen first-hand
how the drought has affected our agricultural communities.
- Michael McCaul

Our congressional district is the fastest growing in the state.
Nowhere is there a greater need for new and improved
roads and transit systems that will spare us the hours
we spend each day in traffic.
- Judy Biggert

Penn State University is also nationally recognized
for the exceptional research and patient care provided
at the College of Medicine,
located in my Congressional District in Hershey,
PA.
- Tim Holden

If you look at the studies coming out of the Congressional Budget Office,
the number one thing that's going to blow a hole in
the deficit as we go forward 20,
30 years is government spending on healthcare.
- Christina Romer

All alone in a committee room of the Senate Office Building in Washington,
I was reading the dry typewritten pages in an unpublished
report of an almost forgotten congressional committee hearing.
- Robert Welch

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

I have long been a supporter of the Head Start program
because each and every year I witness the dramatic
positive impact that early intervention services have
on children's lives in my congressional district.
- Lucille Roybal-Allard

The cost of congressional and presidential campaigns
has been leaping every two or four years.
I think this year it will be 60 percent more than 1996;
well over twice as much as in 1992 in the presidential and congressional races.
- Robert McChesney

I'm confident in our resolve to make the decisions
necessary to keep our country and our people safe and
prosperous and I look forward to representing the citizens
of Pennsylvania's 6th Congressional District for the next two years.
- Jim Gerlach

As founder and co-chair of the upper Mississippi River
Congressional task force,
I have long sought to preserve the river's health and
historical multiple uses,
including as a natural waterway and a home to wildlife,
for the benefit of future generations of Americans.
- Ron Kind

Under the circumstances, may I suggest another means
of encouraging probity in elective office.
I refer to term limitations, which can serve ends beyond
that of saving congressional souls.
- James L. Buckley

Washington state's 2nd Congressional District is a
major producer of small fruit crops such as raspberries and strawberries.
This research center is doing important work to help
farmers enhance the quality,
yield and marketability of their small fruit crops.
- Rick Larsen

Tax reform and expanded trade are going to be so important
to the economy of Illinois,
particularly the 11th Congressional District,
which is a major manufacturing and a major agricultural district.
- Jerry Weller

But in this Congress, accountability is just a catch phrase,
usually directed elsewhere.
Demands to personal responsibility or corporate accountability abound,
but rarely congressional accountability or fiscal responsibility.
- Melissa Bean

As a personal beneficiary of the service that Amtrak
provides and as someone who represents a congressional
district that counts on safe,
reliable rail service, I am a strong supporter of providing
this vital industry the funding necessary to continue operations.
- Tim Bishop

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

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

We've got activists all across the country like the
members of the Million Mom March organization,
some of their leaders are here tonight.
We're phone banking congressional offices and pursuing editorial boards.
- Michael D. Barnes

Even the Congressional Budget Office and the Social
Security trustees appointed by the president say that
Social Security is financially sound,
without any changes for the next 40 to 50 years.
- James Roosevelt

As I have traveled throughout my Congressional district,
the one thing I heard loud and clear was simply please
stop spending money you do not have,
rein in spending, live within a budget.
- Tim Scott

Just this week, my husband proposed a plan for schools
and libraries to develop their own plans to keep children
from finding indecent material on the Internet as an
alternative to a Congressional proposal that would
require a federally mandated solution.
- Tipper Gore

I have been privileged to have the opportunity to work
with many of African American fraternal and social
organizations that are active in my congressional district.
They all do important work that makes a tangible difference
to the quality of life in our community.
- Chris Van Hollen

They cannot count on the press and they cannot count
on Congressional committees to bring the problems of
the scientific community to their own attention,
or to police the scientific community.
- Serge Lang

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

If we do not get No Child Left Behind right for Limited
English Proficient students,
the law will be a failure for most schools in the 15th Congressional District,
and for many across the nation.
- Ruben Hinojosa

Back in the mid-1980s, congressional hearings were
held after we brought this litigation,
and held up the first experiment.
At that time, I went in front of Congress,
along with the major agencies involved with this.
- Jeremy Rifkin

The whole process of getting licenses to broadcast,
which took place decades ago, was done behind closed
doors by powerful lobbies,
and wealthy commercial interests got all the licenses with no public input,
no congressional input for that matter.
- Robert McChesney

The increase in straight-ticket party voting in recent
years means that competitive congressional races can
tip one way or the other depending on the showing of
the candidates at the top of the ticket.
- Thomas E. Mann

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

Moreover, as the leadership of the House confirmed last year,
the Administration remains opposed to a congressional
resolution on the Armenian Genocide due to Turkish objections.
This approach sends absolutely the wrong signal to
Turkey and to the rest of the world.
- Patrick J. Kennedy

Any Congressional agreement of an arbitrary time table
to bring our troops home before we have accomplished
our mission is unacceptable and could potentially increase
the risk to our soldiers.
- James T. Walsh

Given the difficulty of resisting such temptations over the longer run,
a proper concern for the welfare of congressional souls
may well be the ultimate argument in favor of term limitations.
- James L. Buckley

I am committed to working with Speaker Hastert and
the other members of the Illinois congressional delegation
to do all that I can to ensure that Illinois' funding
needs are adequately met.
- Bill Lipinski

I believe that successfully addressing our national
security needs while protecting our basic freedoms
and civil liberties requires continual Congressional oversight,
and I will continue to work to assert the role of this
body in carrying out this grave responsibility.
- Patrick J. Kennedy

In the final analysis this congressional race is always
going to be a close race,
whether there's a presidential race or governor's race or not.
But is this a better year? Yes, this would probably be a better year.
- Baron Hill


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