Elijah Cummings Quotes

12 Elijah Cummings quotes:

"He made it clear he's going to stay in the race. It became abundantly clear to us that this is about Ralph Nader, and we were sorely disappointed."
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"You've got a number of members of Congress that are a bit frustrated, ... And I'd venture to guess it's probably on both sides. When you hear things like that, it is frustrating."
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"Many of these Americans who are struggling to survive are Americans of color, ... Their cries for assistance confront America with a test of our moral compass as a nation."
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"You're saying to the people of the United States that you all made no mistakes. I've got to go back to my district and explain to them why we've got a federal agency that, to me, made some mistakes and won't admit it."
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"[Fueling momentum for the legislation has been a feeling that Palmeiro's suspension was an affront to Congress. Appearing before a House committee in March, the Orioles slugger swore under oath he had never used steroids.] He got the confidence of all of us, ... We thought he was a stand-up guy."
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"Most of us are trying to set some kind of decent example for kids, ... What kind of message is that sending?"
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"We conveyed to the president the urgent need for the United States to actively insert itself in the crisis and for the president to personally become engaged in what may become a human catastrophe in our own hemisphere,"
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"We believe 300 to 400 troops going in there, along with our allies, could bring about the peace. There is controversy about whether Mr. Aristide should stay or go, but the fact is you are not even going to be able to do a new and peaceful election unless we bring some type of order."
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"It seems as if there are some police who believe that it is their job to not only arrest, but to convict and punish severely, unreasonably and unjustly at the scene of arrest defendants and suspects."
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"We cannot win this race by doing the same things we've been doing, ... I thank Howard Dean for making my little girl's dream -- and my dream -- his dream."
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"I had expected an expression of regret or apology from Congressman Watt in the subsequent days after he had cooled down,"
"They are not refugees. I hate that word."
Author: Cummings Quotes Category: Hate Quotes

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