My Favorite Quotes
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 Tom Daschle - “I hope he's not going to suggest that we finish this bill over two travel days and a weekend, ... showcasing and posturing.”
 Tom Daschle - “The only thing taken off the table -- I think on a bipartisan basis -- is the utilization of the Social Security trust fund,”
 Tom Daschle - “Everybody has to give. We understand that. I hope they understand that. The less time there is, the more give there has to be, it seems to me,”
 Tom Daschle - “It may be another week or so, ... I think most senators understand how these things need to change as circumstances warrant, and we just hope we can get the job done quickly but as safely as possible.”
 Tom Daschle - “The state of our union today is anxious.”
 Tom Daschle - “On issues relating to taxes, you don't always speak with one voice.”
 Tom Daschle - “There isn't anybody who can think on his feet better than Dick Durbin, ... he will be in the unique role ... to be the voice of our caucus and certainly the voice of the Senate Democratic leadership.”
 Tom Daschle - “It will be a very close vote,”
 Tom Daschle - “We want to give it another effort, another 24 hours or less, to see if we can't find a way to resolve how we can proceed prior to the time we'd have a vote,”
 Tom Daschle - “I think, still the view of most Democrats that it would be in our interest to avoid the vote if we can have some understanding about when and how we will consider the treaty in future months,”
 Tom Daschle - “Daschle criticized the tobacco companies for walking away from the tobacco bill, saying they are not playing this very smartly. ... changed one vote.”
 Tom Daschle - “We can't afford to wait, ... We must restore integrity to our investment and pension systems and strengthen government oversight of them. We cannot allow what happened to Enron employees happen to the rest of America.”
 Tom Daschle - “This across-the-board cut has nothing to do with ridding ourselves of waste, ... This goes to muscle and bone of programs.”
 Tom Daschle - “There have been so many unexpected twists and turns in the proceedings and in these developments to date, that to count on that, even though I know their word is good, is more than we can accept,”
 Tom Daschle - “He has invested an inordinate amount of his personal credibility, work and effort to get to this point,”
 Tom Daschle - “The world should know that the members of both parties, in both houses, stand united in this The full resources of our government will be brought to bear in aiding the search and rescue, and in hunting down those responsible and those who have aided or harbored them,”
 Tom Daschle - “Our right to privacy is at risk. As a result, some of our most sensitive, private matters end up on databases that are then sold to the highest bidder. That is wrong, it's dangerous, and it has to stop.”
 Tom Daschle - “is wrong on all counts.”
 Tom Daschle - “In the coming weeks and months, Democrats will do more than just fight ideas that we think are wrong -- we will propose policies we think are right,”
 Tom Daschle - “But this is irrational, this is wrong, and I believe the more they use the 'R' word, the more trouble we're going to find ourselves in,”
 Tom Daschle - “We think that's wrong,”
 Tom Daschle - “I think it's wrong. I think it's really wrong because it destroys the institution, ... dangerous precedent.”
 Tom Daschle - “There's a right way and a wrong way to cut taxes. The Republican tax cuts reward the few, our tax cuts invest in the future,”
 Tom Daschle - “The president had a very aggressive agenda in the first two years, an agenda that required much more unity than we were able to achieve.”
 Tom Daschle - “I think we are isolating ourselves, and in so isolating ourselves, I think we're minimizing ourselves. I don't think we are taken as seriously today as we were a few years ago,”

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