Strong advocacy for education, health care and worker safety will be indispensable if they are to get their fair share of President Bush's austere budget for the next fiscal year.
Whatever my party affiliation, I will continue to be guided by President Kennedy's statement that sometimes party asks too much.
If you are going to have to play defense all the time, you cannot have the kind of ingenuity, assertiveness, independence, and intelligence which is what has made our country strong.
Look, the president can discharge all 93 U.S. attorneys for no reason at all, but not for a bad reason.
I must say I am not pleased to have to arrange the Senate schedule around the availability of Senators who are running for President.
The First Amendment freedom of religion is as important today as when the Bill of Rights was first written.
I just was not going to subject my record to the bleak prospects of a primary election.
Cannibals are devouring senators.
When the students are occupied, they're not juvenile delinquents. I believe that education is a capital investment.
When Pat Robertson says there is no constitutional doctrine of separation of church and state, I say he is wrong.
When the 14th Amendment, equal protection clause was enacted, the galleries in the Senate were segregated. Now we have integration.
Well, I believe that when you are confirming a United States Supreme Court Justice, that it really isn't Democratic or Republican; it's American.
There are conspiracies all over the Senate floor on any day!
There is no doubt that our nation's security and defeating terrorism trump all other priorities.
I knew people were going to see me see deteriorate before their eyes.
We are not utilizing the Iraqi oil for U.S. purposes. We are not asking that the Iraqi oil be used to pay our military expenses. We are asking only that the Iraqi oil be used to rebuild Iraq - that is, to rebuild Iraq for the Iraqi people.
It is with unwelcome frequency that I find myself the deciding vote.
Fundraising is very, very time-consuming.
My father was an immigrant who literally walked across Europe to get out of Russia. He fought in World War I. He was wounded in action. My father was a great success even though he never had money. He was a very determined man, a great role model.
Separation of power says the judiciary committee is supposed to confirm qualified judges and then what the Supreme Court does, that is their function, not my function.