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Born: 1930-06-11
Profession: Politician
Nation: American
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The United States is historically a nation of immigrants.

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The victor will be the one who gets the most voters out.

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There were no weapons of mass destruction and Saddam Hussein was not involved in the September 11th attack.

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We don't windsurf in Harlem.

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Without question, conditions in the Haiti are worse since Aristide's removal, and continue to deteriorate.

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I don't know whether the number of any particular Latino group has made or will make any particular difference in the issues that I am concerned with.

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If we believe in our current penal process, then the penalties imposed by judges and juries should be the only sanctions for one's crime, not the invisible sanctions of the legislature.

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If you got problems like unemployment, Social Security, Medicaid, Medicare and there's a guy that's always been there for you and for your family, then you say 'He's a nice guy. I don't know where he came from or how long he's been here, but Charlie Rangel's the man.' That's what I'm relying on.

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Meanwhile, our young men and women whose economic circumstances make military service a viable career choice are dying bravely in a war with no end in sight.

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Now is the time for the U.S. and the nations of Western Europe who engaged in the slave trade throughout this hemisphere to come forward in a positive way to assist in undoing the harm that was caused by their past colonial policies in the hemisphere.

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Of course things get stagnant; people get too used to their environment, but that's why I'm in my district every week, at meetings with my constituents.

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The Klan had used fear, intimidation and murder to brutally oppress over African-Americans who sought justice and equality and it sought to respond to the young workers of the civil rights movement in Mississippi in the same way.

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The President is destroying the fabric of America with a combined policy of war, tax cuts for the wealthy, and reductions in spending for domestic needs.

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Thousands of people may have been killed by hurricane Katrina and many more could die in its aftermath because of the President's refusal to heed the calls of governors for help in repairing the infrastructure in their states.

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Today many Caribbean workers can be found in the hospital, construction, service and hotel industries, but there is also a growing professional sector.

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We owe it to the flood victims of New Orleans to give them truthful answers as to why this event took place and to assure our citizens that tragedies like this will never happen again.

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The Voting Rights Act of 1965 was indeed a vital instrument of democracy, ensuring the integrity and reliability of a democratic process that we as a Country hold so dear.

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Hurricane season routinely strikes the Caribbean harder than the U.S.

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The challenges African-Americans are facing today are rooted in the system of slavery.

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I, for one, would think both about how far we have come as a country and how much further we need to go to erase racism and discrimination from our society.

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As a nation we should commit ourselves not only to the fight against terrorism, but to economic justice, defeat of the AIDS epidemic and vestiges of discriminatory policies of all kinds.

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Regardless of the nature of their crime or any rehabilitation that may have occurred, these ex-felons cannot participate in the decision-making process of this great Nation.

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We love the ability of the people to influence the actions of decision-makers, of lawmakers and presidents to be removed from or elevated to office by the will of voters, and of the community to connect amongst diverse populations through the ballot box.

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At least 23,000 civilians have also died in the Iraqi killing field and the U.S. is stuck in a quagmire.

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For a member to say, 'I'm a lame duck' violates political science 101.

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Full participation in government and society has been a basic right of the country symbolizing the full citizenship and equal protection of all.

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I am running for re-election no matter who runs.

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I am struck by how casually we as a nation react to the carnage in Iraq.

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I don't want to respond to rumors that have no basis at all... But I am willing to respond to questions that the public and the press should know.

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I feel terrific.

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I have a record that I'm so very, very proud of, and no campaign is going to take that away.

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I'm in the kitchen and I'm not walking out.

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I'm just glad that my community has faith and confidence in me.

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I've been beat up pretty badly. Pretty badly. Yet at the end of the day, everyone says I'm doing a pretty good job.

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If there's no relationship with a father who's absent, nobody talks about it.

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If you are spending too much, you cut back on spending and you raise your revenues. And that's it.

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My father was absolutely no good.

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No one looks forward to a recount.

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Reapportionment is not friendly to a lot of communities and it hasn't been too friendly to mine.

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The Iraq war took priority over domestic disaster prevention.

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The people who couldn't get out of New Orleans to escape the storm were predominantly Black.

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