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Born: 1933-09-17
Profession: Politician
Nation: American
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When the Democrats were investigating the U.S. attorneys that were accused of responding to political pressure, that I joined Senator Leahy in efforts to get transparency of all of the documents.

Tags: Efforts, Political, Pressure

When you're encouraging - the government is encouraging guns to be sold illegally to people that shouldn't have them, the laws aren't being faithfully executed.

Tags: Government, Guns, Laws

You shouldn't have counseling at the end of life. You ought to have counseling 20 years before you're going to die. You ought to plan these things out. And I don't have any problem with things like living wills. But they ought to be done within the family.

Tags: End, Family, Life

What makes a child gifted and talented may not always be good grades in school, but a different way of looking at the world and learning.

Tags: Good, Learning, School

My business is the enforcement of the tax laws and the integrity of the tax code and making sure that trustees of charitable giving are true trustees.

Tags: Business, Integrity, True

Maybe I should just go home and ride my tractor.

Tags: Home, Maybe, Ride

Finding out exactly what went wrong is key toward preventing future debacles.

Tags: Future, Key, Wrong

I believe that there is a bipartisan consensus to have individual mandates.

Tags: Bipartisan, Consensus, Individual

I can only answer for Chuck Grassley; I can't answer for anybody else.

Tags: Answer, Anybody, Else

I get paid by the year, and I try to earn my money.

Tags: Money, Try, Year

I think that less presidential interference the better.

Tags: Less

I'm the policy-maker; I'm the lawmaker.

Tags: Four, Good, Party

In the case of the Japanese, they usually commit suicide before they make any apology.

Tags: Apology, Commit, Japanese

It wouldn't do me much good to back somebody that won in Iowa if they can't carry on the campaign elsewhere.

Tags: Good, Somebody, Won

My goal for reform is not necessarily to pass laws but to make sure the laws are being followed.

Tags: Goal, Pass, Sure

President Obama's decision to bypass the constitutional advice and consent of the Senate is not an isolated incident.

Tags: Advice, Decision, President

Someone has to pick up the tab when people get out of repaying their own debts.

Tags: Debts, Pick, Someone

We should not have a government program that determines if you're going to pull the plug on grandma.

Tags: Government, Grandma, Program

You ought to serve on the platform you run on.

Tags: Platform, Run, Serve

I can support co-ops if they want to do it as we've known co-ops in America for 150 years - where they serve the purposes of the consuming public, whether it's health care or whether it's co-ops as we know them in the Midwest, providing electricity or to sell supplies to farmer.

Tags: America, Care, Health

I've always considered making it legal for Americans to import their prescription drugs a free-trade issue. Imports create competition and keep domestic industry more responsive to consumers.

Tags: Keep, Legal, Making

If Americans could legally access prescription drugs outside the United States, then drug companies would be forced to re-evaluate their pricing strategy.

Tags: Outside, Strategy, United

Imports create competition and keep domestic industry more responsive to consumers. In the United States, we import everything consumers want. So why not pharmaceuticals?

Tags: Keep, United, Why
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The Fed has the ability to put money out, it's got the ability to take money back in, and if they don't do that, we will have hyperinflation worse than we had in 1980 and 1981.

Tags: Ability, Money, Put

The public relies on the advice of doctors and leading researchers. The public has a right to know about financial relationships between those doctors and the drug companies who make the pharmaceuticals prescribed by doctors.

Tags: Advice, Between, Public

There is a lot of waste in government-run programs generally, and a lot of waste and fraud and misuse of money in Medicare and Medicaid that can be saved.

Tags: Fraud, Money, Waste

We need to make sure parents and coaches are aware of the dangers an on the look-out for the warning signs. Performance enhancing drugs are too damaging to young people for parents and coaches to not be involved.

Tags: Parents, Sure, Young

Clearly there are always unintended consequences of any legislative or regulatory act that's taken in the heat of battle.

Tags: Act, Battle, Taken

It should strengthen investors' confidence. This is done through transparency, high quality financial reports, and a standardized economic market. This is not just for China, but also for the world market as a whole.

Tags: Confidence, Done, Whole

Let's take a timeout. Let's allow investors the opportunity in a period of market calm to re-examine what's happened and to deploy new strategies into the marketplace.

Tags: Calm, Happened, Market

Our systems are all go. At 9:30 Monday morning trading will resume on both markets, and the message will be given to criminals who foisted this on America that they lost.

Tags: America, Lost, Morning

The globalization of the capital market is actually part of economic globalization. This will create a change in the entire world economy, not just restricted to some fields in some countries.

Tags: Actually, Change, Create

This is a basic requirement the meaning of globalization is that we should admit that the economy of each country is dependent on the economy of all the others.

Tags: Country, Meaning, Others

What the American people don't understand is how Merrill Lynch or AIG or Lehman Brothers can reward people, and the entity fails. Not only do the shareholders lose, but the entities lose.

Tags: American, Lose, Understand

When I ran the stock exchange, it was the most successful it's been in its 200-plus-year history. And I was rewarded for success; I would not have been rewarded if we failed.

Tags: History, Success, Successful