I think it's appropriate at this point for Al Gore ... to give a speech tonight, to give a speech tonight that is a concession speech,
I think this is a seed bed for substantial growth and opportunities in our region,
I don't know whether Ken Lay is going to testify. What I do know is that his attorneys have told us that we should prepare for a hearing in which he will testify,
His attorneys have told us we should prepare for a hearing in which he would testify,
They didn't have the stomach to take the White House on.
I don't need 45 days to know this is a bad idea. I could tell you that after 45 minutes.
It's not too late to have adequate controls on that which is spent on the reconstruction and on the contracting in Iraq,
Working hard and working smart sometimes can be two different things.
As far as I know, we have never before decided to fight a war with borrowed money and ask generations that come after us to pay for it.
I am proud to be in the Senate. I have always been proud to be a part of our political system. It is a remarkable privilege to participate in this system of ours.
The taxpayers deserve accountability.
If you talk about preemption you better know things rather than think things.
We need leadership, and we need it now.
When businesses face tough times, one of the first items they cut is overhead expenses. The government should do the same.
The same folks who today defend high gasoline prices as the product of a free market said exactly the same thing about energy prices in the West when we now know ... Enron was manipulating the market at full throttle and reaping billions in profits,
The same folks who today defend high gasoline prices as the product of a free market said exactly the same thing about energy prices in the West when we now know ... Enron was manipulating the market at full throttle and reaping billions in profits.
If we withdrew tomorrow, there would be a bloodbath in Iraq. We cannot do that. We are where we are. We have troops in Iraq at this point,
There is no evidence that we ever get tough with anybody, no matter the circumstances, because most of our trade policy is mushy-headed, foreign policy rather than sound, sensible economic policy.
They also argued the Dorgan amendment would prevent the United States from negotiating improvements in its trade remedy laws. That's a lot of rubbish, ... They don't intend to negotiate improvements.
This is not a very hospitable political environment to challenge the oil industry, ... We have a president and vice president who come from the oil industry and they're not interested in doing anything that runs counter to the interests of major integrated oil companies.
Very few people know anything about this nominee's views about a wide range of subjects, ... This is a very important seat because it's a swing vote.
It is not taking a vote before we've heard the evidence.
I don't feel responsible for things I didn't vote for.
If the allegations brought forward by the whistleblowers are correct, they represent both a security threat and a waste of taxpayer dollars.
If the allegations brought forward by the whistleblowers are correct, they represent both a security threat and a waste of taxpayer dollars. It would be ironic, to say the least, if DHS were unable to secure its own headquarters.