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'Even if I have to stand alone, I will not be afraid to stand alone. I'm going to fight for you. I'm going to fight for what's right. I'm going to fight to hold people accountable.'


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'I think Democrats are right. We fight for the American dream, for the environment, for privacy rights, a woman's right to choose, a good public education system.'


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'Tonight, you are hearing from the Democratic women of the Senate... We stand together on so many issues: economic prosperity, quality education for all, protecting a woman's right to choose.'


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'We have fought for social justice. We have fought for economic justice. We have fought for environmental justice. We have fought for criminal justice. Now we must add a new fight - the fight for electoral justice.'


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'We are all different. Yet we are all God's children. We are all united behind this country and the common cause of freedom, justice, fairness, and equality. That is what unites us.'


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'When service members are discharged, we should express our gratitude for their profound personal sacrifice, not hand them a bill for their hospital food.'


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'We are all different. Yet we are all God's children. We are all united behind this country and the common cause of freedom, justice, fairness, and equality. That is what unites us.'


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'President Bush in his inaugural address talked about bringing freedom to countries that don't have it. He didn't specify how.'


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'We need to give the Iraqis a chance to build their own future. It should be in their hands. It must be in their hands. That is what democracy is all about. We can teach it, we can explain it, but they must want it enough to make it work for them.'


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'Medical professionals, not insurance company bureaucrats, should be making health care decisions.'


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'Look, all this is about is utilizing the rules of the Senate, using a majority of the senators, to make sure that we get health reform done. We cannot wait another day.'


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'I would not run for president. I really like what I'm doing now. People say I'm giving them energy and hope.'


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'Our democracy is the centerpiece of who we are as a nation. And it is the fondest hope of all Americans that we can help bring democracy to every corner of the world.'


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'Medical professionals, not insurance company bureaucrats, should be making health care decisions.'


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'We have the greatest hospitals, doctors, and medical technology in the world - we need to make them accessible to every American.'


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'Law enforcement officers are never 'off duty.' They are dedicated public servants who are sworn to protect public safety at any time and place that the peace is threatened. They need all the help that they can get.'


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'More than anything, I think as our country matures, we recognize that women deserve to be treated with respect and dignity.'


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'To win the cause we all believe in, the spread of true democracy all over the world, we need to win by example, not just with speeches but by example not just with military might but by gaining the respect of the world.'


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'It is in Saudi Arabia's best interest to allow women to fully participate in its society, and this includes the right to vote and run for office.'


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'We have the greatest hospitals, doctors, and medical technology in the world - we need to make them accessible to every American.'


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'When you take a stand out of deep conviction, people know. They may not even agree, but they ask, 'Do I want someone who is willing to take a hard stand and someone I can trust to do that when the chips are down?' They want that.'


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'For the sake of the troops, for the love of the troops, we must not add yet another casualty to this war. We must not let truth be a casualty of this war.'

 

 

 

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