Richard Durbin Quotes


16 Richard Durbin quotes:



"[The Ku Klux Klan branded Johnson the most hated man in America; wooden crosses were burned on his lawn.] Judge Frank Johnson, ... was denounced as a judicial activist and threatened with impeachment. He had the courage to expand freedom in America. Judge Roberts, I hope that you agree America must never return to those days of discrimination and limitations on our freedom."
Author: Durbin Quotes Category: America Quotes
"the wealthiest people in America will get tax breaks."
Author: Durbin Quotes Category: America Quotes
"The very agencies that we're counting on to protect America didn't do their job before September 11, ... Saturday Edition."
Author: Durbin Quotes Category: America Quotes
"We know what the people of America think. This is a very bad idea."
Author: Durbin Quotes Category: America Quotes
"We hope before the end of the week the Senate Intelligence Committee will reach an agreement to move forward in this important phase of the intelligence investigation,"
Author: Durbin Quotes Category: Agreement Quotes
"We will initiate at the beginning of next year one of the most serious debates about civil rights and individual liberties in our history."
Author: Durbin Quotes Category: Beginning Quotes
"I think clearly there's been movement that we wanted [at the U.N.]. Now the president sends to Congress this challenge, which basically says, ignore the United Nations, the United States is going to do this alone. I think it's the wrong way to go."
Author: Durbin Quotes Category: Congress Quotes
"The White House wants to expand that power in so many areas. Clearly, Congress is holding back."
Author: Durbin Quotes Category: Congress Quotes
"That's a critical part of this conversation, ... We understand that this is the first of two vacancies on a court that's so evenly divided that one bad choice could make a - from my point of view - could have an impact for a long time."
"That's a critical part of this conversation. We understand that this is the first of two vacancies on a court that's so evenly divided that one bad choice ... could have an impact for a long time."
"we cannot put off the debate over the best course for the future. . . . We do not honor our fallen soldiers simply by adding to their numbers."
Author: Durbin Quotes Category: Debate Quotes
"This is the heart of the debate. This is what the patients' bill of rights is all about."
Author: Durbin Quotes Category: Debate Quotes
"For the president to suggest he had the same intelligence we had is just plain wrong,"
"It is very difficult to track how this man, who gave us such misleading information before the invasion of Iraq -- now under active investigation for endangering American troops --- is now the toast of the town in the Department of the Treasury and Department of State,"
Author: Durbin Quotes Category: Information Quotes
"Dr. Condoleezza Rice was in the room, at the table, when decisions were made, and she has to accept responsibility for what she said,"
"The Federalist Society is going to be the filter for nominations to the Department of Justice as well as to judicial nominations,"
Author: Durbin Quotes Category: Justice Quotes



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