My Favorite Quotes
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 Arlen Specter - “Regrettably, you need homeland security, and I think you are going to need it if not forever, for the foreseeable future,”
 Arlen Specter - “we need to propose a political settlement at the end of the security rainbow, to try to give some hope to these 18-year-olds who are really just posing a threat which can't be stopped.”
 Arlen Specter - “We hammered out what I think is a good bill. ... Not a perfect bill, but a good bill.”
 Arlen Specter - “I have felt that this is a matter that ought to be undertaken with the federal government behind these kinds of prosecutions. It is a signal to the haters in America.”
 Arlen Specter - “We are proceeding in a matter of the utmost, utmost gravity -- the potential for impeachment of the president of the United States -- and I think American people will demand and are entitled to that kind of bipartisanship,”
 Arlen Specter - “I think it is inappropriate to ask him head-on if he's going to overturn Roe, but I believe that there are many issues close to the issue, like his respect for precedent, ... Meet the Press.”
 Arlen Specter - “I believe the next nomination is going to be a great deal more contentious than the Roberts nomination. I say that because, bubbling just below the surface was a lot of frustration in the hearing that we just concluded.”
 Arlen Specter - “He's an able fellow, but we just went through a tough confirmation hearing, and my sense is that the national interest would be best served if he stayed in that job right now,”
 Arlen Specter - “The sooner we get into a hearing room where there's a stenographer and public record, the better off the process is,”
 Arlen Specter - “I think that it is more reason to question him closely at the hearing.”
 Arlen Specter - “a sad episode in the history of Washington D.C.”
 Arlen Specter - “I hope that we'll have somebody who is modest like Judge Roberts says he is, someone who will promote stability so there are no sharp turns.”
 Arlen Specter - “It is my hope that partisanship will stop at the columns of the Senate.”
 Arlen Specter - “It is my hope that the president will now send us a nominee for Justice O'Connor's spot in the mold of Judge Roberts,”
 Arlen Specter - “I would hope that the chief justice would work for consensus,”
 Arlen Specter - “It continues to be my hope that both leaders would liberate their caucuses from party-line voting,”
 Arlen Specter - “You don't have the votes in the House of Representatives to overcome a presidential veto.”
 Arlen Specter - “It is imperative that the White House provide expeditiously those documents it intends to release,”
 Arlen Specter - “It simply wasn't possible to accommodate the schedule that the White House wanted.”
 Arlen Specter - “especially in light of your close relationship with the president and the key positions you have held in the White House.”
 Arlen Specter - “Why not go after both levels ... Why not get tough That's what Sen. Feinstein wants to do, and I think it's a good idea.”
 Arlen Specter - “I think that is probably a good idea, That's something that we could look into.”
 Arlen Specter - “I'm not sure that 1.6 trillion is precisely the right figure. Perhaps it is, if more of that was devoted to the lower income groups.”
 Arlen Specter - “Should (the information) have been shared if it could have prevented (the) 911 (attacks)”
 Arlen Specter - “Had that information been shared with the FBI, which was trying to get it, 911 might have been prevented,”

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