I was entirely comfortable reaching across the Senate aisle to work with Democrats.
When I arrived in the Senate, the moderate so-called Rockefeller Republicans held the balance of power.
And in that confirmation process, I sat for 17 hours in front of a senate judiciary committee.
Before I was in the Senate, I was a superintendent of the Denver Public Schools, and before that, I was in business.
Senate Republicans have engaged in a record number of filibusters and other obstructionist tactics.
Unfortunately, the Senate Democrats have become an extreme party. They have become a party that has abdicated their responsibilities. Under Harry Reid and the Senate Democrats, we have a do-nothing Senate.
There's a learning curve to understanding how the Senate operates.
Joe McCarthy and his Senate hearings were like witch-hunts.
I love representing Minnesota in the Senate.
Prior to that I testified before the Senate subcommittee addressing mountaintop removal.
Seniority actually means something in the Senate.
The U.S. Senate already has one Arlen Specter too many.
My tenure in the Senate was really as an independent and whichever, regardless of party label.
We have a lot of thoughtful people in the U.S. Senate.
I'm blessed to represent Florida in the United States Senate.
I love being in the United States Senate.