In our social contract, we have provisions that see to it that you take care of people who need some help.
Voting is fundamental in our democracy. It has yielded enormous returns.
It costs about $27 million to win a seat in the United States Senate, so when you win one, you like to sit down.
I beat a brain tumor.
My tenure in the Senate was really as an independent and whichever, regardless of party label.
When I supported the stimulus package, I knew that it would not be popular with the Republican Party.