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 John Conyers - “This is the ultimate acknowledgment by the government of this woman who challenged the laws of her state to help end segregation,”
 John Conyers - “The House is kind of dragging.”
 John Conyers - “how an individual granted a show on your network could utter such a statement in 21st century America.”
 John Conyers - “When it comes to civilian deaths, violent hostilities play no favorites.”
 John Conyers - “We have yet to investigate the Administration's failed policy in Iraq that has led to the deaths of over 2,000 American soldiers.”
 John Conyers - “We all agree that manufacturers have a right to ensure that fake goods are not marketed in their names and that their own goods are not marketed under fake names.”
 John Conyers - “The presence of American troops is fueling the insurgency in Iraq, as acknowledged by General Casey and numerous other experts, and is helping terrorist recruiters build their numbers across the globe.”
 John Conyers - “Some of the ideas that come from the fringe of the far right are just so implausible that it is hard to take those ideas seriously.”
 John Conyers - “Mr. Chairman, the price for continuing this war is too high, not only in budgetary terms, but in American lives, Iraqi civilian casualties blamed on America and in the steady increase in the terrorist ranks that this war is provoking around the globe.”
 John Conyers - “Every few generations there are people who come along that change the way we look at the world, for musical enthusiasts Monk is one of these individuals.”
 John Conyers - “I cannot understand why, in one of the most important and significant antitrust actions brought in several generations, the department would, on its own, in the complete absence of negotiation, take several critical litigation options off the table.”
 John Conyers - “to understand how you could have permitted an individual with such views to broadcast such a program on your network, and learn what you intend to do to respond to this problem.”
 John Conyers - “The charges really beg the larger question - what did the president and vice president know about these and related matters, and when did they know it”
 John Conyers - “Judge Wright's dismissal of the suit against President Clinton should now be the final word on what has become an unprecedented partisan witch hunt of one of the most popular and successful presidents of the 20th century.”
 John Conyers - “Violence against judges and threats of violence against Judges is on the rise and it is no laughing matter. When leaders attempt to rationalize this violence, it only makes the problem worse.”
 John Conyers - “Without a date certain, this proceeding could turn into a yearlong, two years, politicized fishing expedition of enormous expense,”
 John Conyers - “Sunsets were a step in the right direction, but they don't address the underlying problem. They are not a solution for bad law. We should be fixing the problems of the Patriot Act. Sunsets will be of no relief to those who have their constitutional rights violated in the next four years.”
 John Conyers - “When Nelson Mandela after 27 years in prison came to Detroit and we were there to welcome him, what did Nelson Mandela do when he found out that Rosa Parks was in the stands ... He led a chant, 'Rosa Parks, Rosa Parks, Rosa Parks.' That made us realize that this is an international phenomenon.”
 John Conyers - “In my judgment, eliminating prosecutorial options at the same time that the defendant has failed to yield any of its own options threaten to weaken and slow down the case, rather than provide a route to 'prompt, effective, and certain relief' as your press release claims,”
 John Conyers - “Even worse than an extra-marital affair is the use of federal prosecutors and federal agents to expose an extra-martial relationship. Yes, there is a threat to society here but it is from the tactics from a 'win-at-all-costs' prosecutor determined to sink a president of the opposition party.”
 John Conyers - “The Republicans claim they are for strengthening Pell grants when the truth is that over the last four years, their legislation has done the exact opposite.”
 John Conyers - “The Republicans have chosen to neglect young Americans who need assistance with the costs of higher education.”
 John Conyers - “We need to move past the emotional side of this issue, ... over the top ... We need to invest in solutions of a preventive nature.”
 John Conyers - “I am shocked at the extent and nature of problems GAO has identified in our electronic voting systems, and I fear that this may just be the tip of the iceberg, ... It is totally unacceptable that in 21st century America we would allow faulty machines and systems to rob citizens of their voting rights.”
 John Conyers - “We do not believe that a soft money ban will cripple minority voter registration and get-out-the-vote efforts.”

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