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Nominees Quotes

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In general, any incoming administration must carefully
examine ('vet') its nominees for high public office.
- Richard V. Allen

To my fellow nominees, whoever they are -
I'm not that familiar with their work -
I just want to say,
there's always next year - except, you know,
for Ray Romano .
- Tony Shalhoub

As parties began to develop around the turn of the 19th century,
you had party nominees for President nominated in caucuses
made up of party members in Congress.
- Michael Beschloss

No matter how badly senators want to know things,
judicial nominees are limited in what they may discuss.
That limitation is real, and it comes from the very
nature of what judges do.
- Orrin Hatch

 

We have dozens and dozens and dozens of judicial nominees
up there waiting and we have a court system that's
crying out for more judges.
- Joe Lockhart

'Favoritism' is always a factor, and pressure always
build for the appointment of friends of influential
supporters of the President,
or for the nominees of powerful Member of Congress
from the incoming President's party.
- Richard V. Allen

I don't have a sense of entitlement or that I deserve this.
You'd be surprised at the lack of competition between nominees -
I think a lot of it's imposed from the outside.
Can I have my champagne now?
- Cate Blanchett

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When the Senate ceases to engage nominees in meaningful
discussion of legal issues,
the confirmation process takes on an air of vacuity and farce,
and the Senate becomes incapable of either properly
evaluating nominees or appropriately educating the public.
- Elena Kagan

It is plain that, when it comes to inferior officers,
Congress itself can pass a law sending these nominees
to the President with him having the authority to put
them on the bench without the advice and consent of the Senate.
- John Jay Hooker

If there is a nuclear tactic being used here,
I submit it is the use of that obstruction where a
willful minority blocks a bipartisan majority from
voting on the President's judicial nominees.
- John Cornyn

What Mr. Obama wants in a nominee isn't really "empathy" and "understanding."
He wants a liberal, activist Supreme Court justice.
- Karl Rove

I am still doing my due diligence.
A vote on a Supreme Court nominee is a lifetime appointment
and when the court decides,
it is the law of the land.
- Robert Menendez

On the political side, I was the Democratic nominee
for the Governor of Tennessee in 1970 and 1998.
- John Jay Hooker

Let me just be very clear that the Republican Party
will select a nominee that will beat Bill Clinton.
- Dan Quayle

I'm a Golden Globe nominee, yes.
It's very nice.
It's a very nice thing, but I kind of think of all
the awards I wasn't ever nominated for,
for years and things.
- Patrick Marber

I'll leave it to others to try to determine whether
or not that was unfair or not.
I'm not the nominee.
- Alberto Gonzales

Imagine a judicial nominee said 'my experience as a
white man makes me better than a Latina woman.'
Wouldn't they have to withdraw? New racism is no better than old racism.
- Newt Gingrich

There is no one right now in my judgment that can unite
the Black electorate in such a way to present our agenda
to a nominee to have them forthrightly address our concerns.
- Louis Farrakhan

One of the problems we saw in the last presidential
election in our party is that our nominee,
while winning the election, which we ought never to forget,
often lost sight of the difference between strategy and tactics.
- Paul Begala

Do not tell somebody how to vote, just go up to them
and tell them what Fahrenheit 9/11 meant to you.
Fahrenheit will probably not win an Academy Award,
but if you put it first on your list,
it will become a nominee.
- Valerie Harper

The vote by the Judiciary Committee reflects the fact
that John Roberts is an exceptional nominee with a
conservative judicial philosophy -
a philosophy that represents mainstream America.
- Jay Alan Sekulow

So the result was that as one approached a political
convention for most of the 19th century and for most
of the 20th century until the 1960's,
part of the drama was the fact that you didn't know
ultimately who was going to be the nominee at the end of that convention week.
- Michael Beschloss

No secular state ever existed and none would exist
until the end of the French Revolution,
and so we understand that America was built on the
Judeo-Christian ethic and we believe that this nominee
is going to see to it that those truths are upheld.
- Rod Parsley

Oftentimes during the period in which conventions really did business,
you had situations where the delegates were divided
and you would have ballot after ballot before there was a final nominee.
- Michael Beschloss

Any successful nominee should possess both the temperament
to interpret the law and the wisdom to do so fairly.
The next Supreme Court Justice should have a record
of protecting individual rights and a strong willingness
to put aside any political agenda.
- Bennie Thompson

I want to say with the utmost of sincerity,
not as a Republican, but as an American,
that I have great respect for Senator Obama's historic
achievement to become his party's nominee,
not because of his color, but with indifference to it.
- Mike Huckabee

And the president is all wrong when he maintains that
a nominee should have an up-or-down vote.
The Constitution doesn't say that.
The Constitution doesn't say that that nominee shall have any vote at all.
There doesn't have to even be a vote.
- Robert Byrd

When a nominee for the Supreme Court,
one of only nine lifetime appointments,
makes an overtly brazen racist comment about tens of
millions of American citizens,
we don't need lectures.
What we need to do is to confront her with what she
said and what it says about her.
- Rush Limbaugh

With so many of our fundamental rights hanging in the balance,
it is not good enough to simply roll the dice,
hoping a nominee has changed his past views.
It's not good enough to think, 'This is the best we
can expect from this president'.
- Barbara Boxer

We've got another nominee coming up,
well qualified,
Texas Supreme Court Justice Priscilla Owens has a tremendous reputation,
tremendous record, but they are already marshalling
their forces to try to stop that nomination.
- Jay Alan Sekulow

The good news is that, according to the Obama administration,
the rich will pay for everything.
The bad news is that, according to the Obama administration,
you're rich.
- P. J. O'Rourke

Obama is a statist.
He's an authoritarian.
He doesn't want to govern; he wants to rule.
- Rush Limbaugh

The Obama presidency has two great missions:
fixing the economy,
and preventing Iran from gaining nuclear weapons.
- Benjamin Netanyahu

Financial regulatory reform is one of the top legislative
priorities of the Obama Administration.
- Valerie Jarrett

Obama is a very good actor.
He knows how to play it.
And he is very adept at creating this 'Obama' -
this character who is there whenever the world needs something.
- Jon Voight

Two years before the last election you nor anyone else
would have predicted that Barack Obama was going to
get elected president of the United States.
- David Axelrod

America is exceptional: but because it yields the likes of Obama,
not the likes of Bush.
- Eric Liu

Ironically, since Obama was elected,
for the first time in my life I'm sometimes not proud of my country.
- Ann Coulter

How can we help President Obama?
- Fidel Castro

Michelle Obama was asked when life begins.
According to her it's when she and Barack take over the White House.
- Evan Sayet

In fact Sarah Palin has created more jobs than Obama has.
She created eleven jobs fact-checking at the AP just
for the Palin autobiography.
- Ann Coulter

President Obama has embraced a partisan,
polarizing strategy since day one when he chose hyper-partisan
Rahm Emanuel to be his White House Chief of Staff.
- Rory Cooper

I think Barack Obama is a one-term President.
- Dick Cheney

And let's be clear: It's not enough just to limit ads
for foods that aren't healthy.
It's also going to be critical to increase marketing
for foods that are healthy.
- Michelle Obama

Given the daunting challenges that we face,
it's important that president elect Obama is prepared
to really take power and begin to rule day one.
- Valerie Jarrett

There's a real question at stake now.
Is President Obama creating a civil war in our own country?
- Jon Voight

The Chavez-Obama pictures will join a postmodern photo
array that includes Donald Rumsfeld gifting Saddam
Hussein with spurs from President Reagan.
- Christine Pelosi

Christ would not vote for Barack Obama,
because Barack Obama has voted to behave in a way that
it is inconceivable for Christ to have behaved.
- Alan Keyes

President Obama, Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid,
and their team have failed the American people,
and that is why their majority will soon be out the door.
- Mitt Romney

The debt they ran up in the first year of the Obama
administration is bigger than the last four years of the Bush combined.
- Mitch McConnell

Well I think that, if you want to look at polarizing people right now,
I wouldn't look at Palin, I'd look at Barack Obama.
- Laura Ingraham

None of what Barack Obama is doing or wants to do to
this country is anything the rest of the world hasn't
seen before and already failed at.
- Rush Limbaugh

As the leader of twelve apostles, even Jesus had more
executive experience than Obama.
- Ann Coulter

I think President Obama is trying to deceive the public
in pretending that he was not a part of Congress that
has made some decisions in the past that got us to where we are today.
- Sarah Palin

Why couldn't Obama have picked somebody respectable as his running mate,
you know, like John Kerry did?
- Ann Coulter

President Obama should be championing American prominence,
not apologizing for it.
- Kevin Madden

If the Obama administration is this afraid of Glenn Beck,
how do they deal with the Iranians?
- Newt Gingrich

If you got a name like Barack Obama,
you're supposed to fight.
- Sinbad

I don't think President Obama has been that revolutionary
in reaching out to ethnic communities.
President Reagan did a lot for the black community
that people don't realize.
- Terrence Howard

Obama had the audacity to say, 'I have unequivocally
prohibited the use of torture by the United States.'
Ladies and gentlemen,
torture in the United States has always been illegal.
- Rush Limbaugh

President Obama celebrates diversity,
yet instinctively seeks common ground and builds on
that common ground to make progress.
- Valerie Jarrett

For a person who promised hope and civility in politics,
Mr. Obama has shown a borderline obsessiveness in blaming Mr. Bush.
- Karl Rove

President Obama has created at least three jobs that I know of -
Bob McDonnell,
Chris Christie, and Scott Brown.
- Newt Gingrich

The people who voted for President Obama are just beginning
to wake up to exactly what they brought in.
The 'change' they envisioned is not the 'change' they have gotten.
- Jon Voight

I would never say President Obama doesn't have the
capacity to continue to serve because of his statement
that there are 56 states.
- Gerald Walpin

Clinton and Obama practice this politics known quaintly
as the Richard Speck strategy:
if you cannot take on everyone in the room at once,
take them out of the room one at a time.
- Grover Norquist

The only two men I have time for are Barack Obama and my trainer.
- Sophia Bush

I think the recovery hasn't been stronger because the
hole that was dug for President Obama by the Bush administration
was far worse than anybody could imagine,
first of all.
- Howard Dean

Barack Obama says that we need to be humble toward terrorism.
Yet he is the one we have been waiting for.
That is humble?
- Evan Sayet

Al Qaeda is still a threat.
We cannot pretend somehow that because Barack Hussein
Obama got elected as president,
suddenly everything is going to be OK.
- Barack Obama

Instead of sitting on the sidelines,
President Obama has made it clear that the US is ready
to lead a global effort to combat climate change.
- Valerie Jarrett


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