Quotations on Democrats

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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
(Keywords: Family, Democrats, Republican, Want)

Well, here's what I think. I mean, the people are saying, 'We don't want it,' and the Democrats are saying, 'We don't care. We're going to pass it anyway.' And so for the next three months, Washington will be consumed with the Democrats trying to jam this through in a very messy procedure an unpopular health care bill.
- Lamar Alexander
(Keywords: Health, People, Care, Democrats, Months, Saying, Trying, Want, Washington, Will)

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
(Keywords: Education, Committee, Consideration, Democrats, Republicans)

The Reagan Administration, generally regarded as having conducted the most successful Transition of modern times, had managed during the election campaign to build bridges to the Democrats in some areas, notably foreign and national security policy.
- Richard V. Allen
(Keywords: Policy, Successful, Democrats, National security)

Let me put it this way: I think Republicans tend to keep the ball in play, Democrats go for broke.
- Arthur Ashe
(Keywords: Democrats, Play, Republicans)

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
(Keywords: Work, Class, Cooperation, Creation, Democrats, Economy, Future, Job, Middle class, Republicans, Want)

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
(Keywords: Corruption, Democrats, Republicans, Taxes)

It seems to me the American people never really forgave the Democrats for being right about Vietnam.
- Paul Begala
(Keywords: People, American, Being, Democrats, Right, Vietnam)

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
(Keywords: Country, Democrats, Republican, Republicans, Ruin)

Republicans have nothing but bad ideas and Democrats have no ideas.
- Lewis Black
(Keywords: Ideas, Democrats, Nothing, Republicans)

The President and the Democrats on Congress have exploited the financial crisis to advance their socialist big government tax, spend and borrow agenda.
- Bradley A. Blakeman
(Keywords: Government, Financial, Congress, Crisis, Democrats, Tax, President)

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
(Keywords: Borrowing, Democrats, Public, Republicans, Taxes)

It's absolutely crucial for the Democrats to have a sense of their history, of who they are, in order to be able to project their values and stand up for them.
- Sidney Blumenthal
(Keywords: History, Values, Democrats, Order, Project, Sense)

The American people are screaming at the top of their lungs to Washington, 'Stop! Stop the spending, stop the job-killing policies.' And yet, Democrats in Washington refuse to listen to the American people.
- John Boehner
(Keywords: People, American, Democrats, Job, Washington)

Make no mistake, a 'yes' vote on the Democrats' health care bill is a vote for taxpayer-funded abortions.
- John Boehner
(Keywords: Health, Mistake, Care, Democrats, Vote)

When political figures are shown on television or in movies, it's always the liberal Democrats that are shown to be humane, caring people.
- Pat Boone
(Keywords: Movies, People, Caring, Democrats, Liberal, Television)

In fact - statistically, as you know - people have done polls, research, and at least 80 percent or more or working media are liberal Democrats if they are involved with any party and certainly liberal in their philosophy.
- Pat Boone
(Keywords: People, Democrats, Fact, Liberal, Media, Party, Philosophy, Research)

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
(Keywords: Democrats, Rights, Opposition, Party, Politicians, Republicans)

I think Democrats are right. We fight for the American dream, for the environment, for privacy rights, a woman's right to choose, a good public education system.
- Barbara Boxer
(Keywords: Education, Dream, American, Democrats, Environment, Fight, Rights, Privacy, Public, Woman)

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
(Keywords: Work, Democrats, Obvious, Republicans, Senate)

I think it is important to ask ourselves as citizens, not as Democrats attacking the administration, but as citizens, whether a world power can really provide global leadership on the basis of fear and anxiety?
- Zbigniew Brzezinski
(Keywords: Leadership, Power, Fear, Anxiety, Democrats, World)

I reject the notion that a high turnout helps Senator Kerry. I think in Florida at least, it's going to help President Bush because we have gotten more registered voters than the Democrats, and our base is just fired up - thanks to your help and a lot of others.
- Jeb Bush
(Keywords: Democrats, Help, President)

The real problem that I think those of us who are evangelicals and Democrats have to face up to is that the political right controls the religious media.
- Tony Campolo
(Keywords: Democrats, Media, Religious, Right)

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
(Keywords: Commitment, Democrats, Job, Poor, Republicans, Respect)

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
(Keywords: Time, Democrats, Republicans, Security, Years)

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
(Keywords: Government, Democrats, Republican, Republicans)

The Senate needs 60 votes to pass anything. They have to compromise with liberal Democrats to spend more money. Even though arguably we have control of the Senate, we really don't.
- Steve Chabot
(Keywords: Money, Control, Compromise, Democrats, Liberal, Needs, Senate)

Today we voted as Democrats and Republicans. Tomorrow we begin again as New Yorkers.
- Hillary Clinton
(Keywords: Democrats, Republicans, Today, Tomorrow)

Democrats are committed to mapping a new direction in Iraq, and we will work with the President and the new Defense Secretary to ensure that the will of the American people guides our future actions.
- Jim Clyburn
(Keywords: Work, People, Actions, American, Defense, Democrats, Direction, Future, Iraq, President, Will)

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
(Keywords: Committee, Democrats, Republicans, Security, Today)

Democrats are fighting for a new direction that includes protecting Social Security as well as making healthcare affordable, bringing down the high cost of gasoline, and making higher education more accessible for all Americans.
- Jim Clyburn
(Keywords: Education, Americans, Democrats, Direction, Fighting, Healthcare, Security)

Democrats believe we must have comprehensive health care reform that includes giving the federal government authority to negotiate lower prices with drug companies.
- Jim Clyburn
(Keywords: Government, Health, Authority, Care, Democrats, Giving, Reform)

Democrats have laid out a program that, if adopted, would make us independent of Middle Eastern oil in ten years, and create a new economy especially for those in rural America. Our program invests in clean energy alternatives and provides energy assistance for those in need.
- Jim Clyburn
(Keywords: America, Democrats, Economy, Energy, Oil, Years)

Our top priority is our troops, who are making the extraordinary effort to fulfill the mission they have been given. Democrats will work with this Administration to better define that mission and a realistic expectation of success in Iraq.
- Jim Clyburn
(Keywords: Success, Work, Democrats, Effort, Expectation, Iraq, Mission, Troops, Will)

Welfare reform happened with reconciliation; half the Democrats voted for it. The Bush tax cuts happened with reconciliation; twelve Democratic Senators voted for it. You didn't have a real partisan issue on those times that it was used.
- Tom Coburn
(Keywords: Democrats, Tax, Reform, Senators, Tax cuts, Welfare)

Welfare reform happened with reconciliation; half the Democrats voted for it. The Bush tax cuts happened with reconciliation; twelve Democratic Senators voted for it. You didn't have a real partisan issue on those times that it was used.
- Kent Conrad
(Keywords: Democrats, Tax, Reform, Senators, Tax cuts, Welfare)

When we were at peace, Democrats wanted to raise taxes. Now there's a war, so Democrats want to raise taxes. When there was a surplus, Democrats wanted to raise taxes. Now that there is a mild recession, Democrats want to raise taxes.
- Ann Coulter
(Keywords: Peace, War, Democrats, Now, Taxes, Want)

I might be in favor of national healthcare if it required all Democrats to get their heads examined.
- Ann Coulter
(Keywords: Democrats, Healthcare)

Democrats always assure us that deterrence will work, but when the time comes to deter, they're against it.
- Ann Coulter
(Keywords: Time, Work, Democrats, Will)

Democrats couldn't care less if people in Indiana hate them. But if Europeans curl their lips, liberals can't look at themselves in the mirror.
- Ann Coulter
(Keywords: People, Care, Democrats, Hate, Liberals)

I've decided to cut out the part of the speech where I say anything nice about Democrats.
- Ann Coulter
(Keywords: Democrats, Speech)

Taxes are like abortion, and not just because both are grotesque procedures supported by Democrats. You're for them or against them. Taxes go up or down; government raises taxes or lowers them. But Democrats will not let the words "abortion" or "tax hikes" pass their lips.
- Ann Coulter
(Keywords: Government, Abortion, Democrats, Taxes, Will, Words)

Don't worry if they're Democrats or Republicans. Give them service and they'll become Democrats.
- Richard J. Daley
(Keywords: Democrats, Republicans, Service, Worry)

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
(Keywords: Government, Money, Policy, Debt, Democrats, Republicans)

I've been amazed at the degree to which Democrats, in particular, have expressed their enthusiasm for the president's manner with which he handled this budget.
- Tom Daschle
(Keywords: Enthusiasm, Democrats, President)

We're going to march on Washington with a host of Republicans, Democrats, business leaders, legislators.
- Gray Davis
(Keywords: Business, Democrats, Leaders, Legislators, March, Republicans, Washington)

The fact is that we wouldn't be in Iraq if it weren't for Democrats like Senator Kerry.
- Howard Dean
(Keywords: Democrats, Fact, Iraq)

We need to go everywhere. There is not one county in this state, I don't care how far west you go, that doesn't have Democrats. We have to be proud of who we are.
- Howard Dean
(Keywords: Care, Democrats, State)

Real Democrats don't make promises they can't keep.
- Howard Dean
(Keywords: Democrats, Promises)

I still want to be the candidate for guys with Confederate flags in their pickup trucks. We can't beat George Bush unless we appeal to a broad cross-section of Democrats.
- Howard Dean
(Keywords: Democrats, Flags, Want)



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