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One of the great joys this year and the year before has been how all of the people in this body, men and women, Republicans and Democrats, have worked together so well with our chairman and the chairman of the full committee to address the issues of housing for our soldiers.
We are all better off when we raise skills in our state, and I know that Republicans and Democrats are going to hear from their communities, hear from their constituents, hear from the businesses in their areas about really making sure that we’ve got the workforce to make us competitive and raise wages in Michigan.
I believe that the real difference in the American church is not between conservatives and liberals, fundamentalists and charismatics, nor between Republicans and Democrats. The real difference is between the aware and the unaware.
Congress, it turns out, is filled with Republicans and Democrats eager to act as enablers for the most repressive forces in Iran.
All people are born alike – except Republicans and Democrats.
2010 is not just a choice between Republicans and Democrats. 2010 is not just a choice between liberals and conservatives. 2010 is a referendum on the very identity of our nation.
There might be a lot of difference between Republicans and Democrats on key social issues like women’s rights and health care. But when it comes to taking corporate cash, they’re pretty much the same beast.
But, you know, we have these entrenched entities – and I’m talking about both Republicans and Democrats – who believe that when you’re elected to office, you become some kind of member of the aristocracy, and that anyone who challenges you is attacking you and is unpatriotic. This is foolishness.
One of the great things about technological innovation is that we haven’t found out a way to make it partisan yet, and so we can actually bring Republicans and Democrats together to use innovative technologies to generate a cleaner environment, and we don’t need excessive regulations to do it.
We now live in a very polarized nation, divided not between Republicans and Democrats but between those who want to defend our liberties and those who want to defend politically correct stupidities.
As a state legislator, I had worked with Republicans and Democrats to pass a number of bills, including some related to higher education and juvenile justice; I’d created what would become San Antonio’s largest book drive and literacy campaign.
The art of the compromise, which was the art of politics, is no longer valid. Compromise needs to be between citizens, not between Republicans and Democrats.
Dependence on private money to run campaigns causes pain to Republicans and Democrats alike – and business owners. It’s time we did something about it. And public financing of elections should be the first step.
I don’t see people who are eager for shutdowns. While some people have a romantic ideal about shutdowns, the vast majority of Republicans and Democrats believe you have to try to work problems out rather than having a shutdown.
Despite our differences, I know that both Republicans and Democrats love America.
Republicans and Democrats have used accounting gimmicks and competing government analyses to deceive the public into believing that 2 + 2 = 6. If our leaders cannot agree on the numbers, if ‘facts’ are fictional, how can they possibly have a substantive debate on solutions?
Our greatest leaders – both Republicans and Democrats – have recognized the power of a strong and growing middle class.
Republicans and Democrats can barely do what they’re supposed to do, and they sure can’t do math!
Working together, we can help Americans get back on their feet and make businesses more competitive to allow them to hire and expand again and revitalize our economy. It requires Republicans and Democrats working in a bipartisan way, though.
I don’t even think the biggest divide is between Republicans and Democrats. I think it’s between institutionalists and reformers.
Though President Obama promised during the 2008 campaign to pass the DREAM Act, he never made it a priority and failed to bring Republicans and Democrats together to do it in his first term.
I – and, I suspect, millions of Americans like me, Republicans and Democrats alike – couldn’t care less about Obama’s middle name or the ridiculous six-degrees-of-separation game that is the William Ayers non-issue.
Folks are really tired of this rabid division between Republicans and Democrats. Folks want people to come together and solve the problems and the challenges of America.
When Obamacare was introduced, Republicans and Democrats knew the status quo wasn’t working. But Republicans rejected the notion that to help 2 million people with preexisting conditions get access to care, we needed a 2,000-page bill that transformed one-sixth of the economy.
I have the highest respect for Obama. I have worked with 10 American presidents, both Republicans and Democrats. As far as Israeli security is concerned, he has done the most that an American president can do.
Candidates and their consultants keep making the same mistake. They assume that all independents are bundled neatly together ideologically between Republicans and Democrats.
I’ve always had a deep distaste, since 1984, for both Republicans and Democrats.
The coronavirus does not differentiate between Republicans and Democrats.
There’s no better sight than when I look out from the speaker’s rostrum and see a group of Republicans and Democrats who sit in a couple of rows together, laughing together. It is just – it sounds a little silly – but it’s just an amazing, great sight.
Right now, there are nearly 30 jobs bills passed by the House with support from both Republicans and Democrats that are awaiting action in the Democratic-run Senate.
I have written things that Republicans and Democrats and all kinds of figures have either hated or felt very uncomfortable about. Because in doing these long projects and books, you get close to the bone. And they’re not calling me up and asking me for dinner.
I don’t enjoy politics. I like to get things done, and I like Republicans and Democrats, and that doesn’t always work well.
Both Republicans and Democrats can agree that more choices and lower prices in transportation would benefit consumers. Democrats would consider it ‘smart government’ and Republicans ‘limited government.’
Republicans and Democrats know Xavier Becerra to be a thoughtful leader who is always willing to listen to both sides.
Deficits are anathema to most Republicans. And Democrats widely believe that government spending should fall as the economy recovers.
I don’t remember a big fight between the Republicans and Democrats in the Nixon administration or President Gerald Ford and so on.
Together, the WEEE Act and the First Step Act represented two rare examples of Republicans and Democrats coming together to make meaningful change.
We’re going to lose Social Security and Medicare if Republicans and Democrats do not come together and find a solution like Ronald Reagan and Tip O’Neill. I will be the Ronald Reagan if I can find a Tip O’Neill.
Veterans are one area where Republicans and Democrats have made progress together.
The last thing that Israel needs is to be part of the internal agenda in the United States between Republicans and Democrats.
Both Republicans and Democrats championed a structure that allowed the ‘application layer’ of Internet architecture to be free from government intervention, apart from occasional Federal Trade Commission activity.
Many times, disagreements between the two political parties in Washington get all the headlines. What’s not reported is the fact that Republicans and Democrats agree on where we want to go, but we disagree on how we’re going to get there.
There may be no issue that better illustrates the differences between Republicans and Democrats than energy. Consider it the ‘all of the above’ strategy for reducing gas prices, versus the ‘all pain, no gain’ plan for punishing those who emit carbon (like you).
The Republicans and Democrats profit from war and sickness.
Unfair trade agreements, passed by both Republicans and Democrats, have sent millions of jobs to other countries. We need to stop this hemorrhaging and find ways for American workers to compete in the new market.