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"As I said earlier, Michelle, I won't answer questions about economic or foreign policy. I'm here to talk about my sexual escapades."
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"Doesn't it bother you that somewhere down the line we may get indicted or convicted of something?"
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"When you say campaign-finance reform, is that with or without an asterisk?"
Tags:politics, modern politics, politician, politicians, corrupt polician, corrupt politicians, corrupt, corruption, political corruption, lobbying, lobbyist, lobbyist, political lobbying, small print, smallprint, aways read the small print, campaign finance, reform, political reform, election campaign, election campaigns, campaign finance reform
"Let's get one thing straight. Your commission didn't call my commission here, my commission called your commission here."
Tags:bicker, bickers, bickering, immature, immaturity, juvenile, taunt, taunts, taunting, argue, argues, arguing, committee, committees, subcommittee, subcommittees, interrogate, interrogates, interrogation, government meeting, government meetings, politician, politicians, corrupt politician, corrupt politicians, power trip, power trips, power, annoyed, irritated, irritation, hearing, hearings
"Ah, but wait till he's reëlected! Then you'll see principles."
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"But how do you know for sure you've got power unless you abuse it?"
"We can appreciate your concern over his investments, Senator, but I do think 'Off with his head!' is uncalled for."
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"Do your owners treat you well? Mine are very kind."
Tags:owner, owners, corporate owner, corporate owners, benefactor, benefactors, corporate benefactor, corporate benefactors, washington, washington dc, campaign financing, campaign financing reform, money in politics, corrupt, corrupt politician, corrupt politicians, campaign finance law, campaign finance laws, investor, investors, investment, investments, investing, lobbyist, lobbyists, lobby group, lobby groups, corporate interest, corporate interests, interest group, interest groups
"How much would it cost to clean up the House of Representatives?"
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"No, I'm the candidate you can trust—the other guy is the candidate of change."
Francois, Penelope, and the Politics
"There's not a dime's worth of difference between the candidates. They're both carnivores."
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Politics 101 - "Dirty Stuff". Politics 201 - "Really Dirty Stuff"
J. Woogie - 20 Years in Public Service and Was Never Indicted
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"These days I'd settle for anyone who isn't under investigation or indicted."
Tags:diogenes, cynic, cynics, cynical outlook, corruption, corrupt, politician, politicians, honest man, politics, washington dc, government, indictments, special investigator, government probe, public wrongdoing, russian election hacking probe, watergate, indict, indicts, indictment, under investigation, corrupt politician, corrupt politicians
'Oh, he doesn't just sell votes -- he also sells OPTIONS on votes.'
"I wish you hadn't gone to all the trouble just for me...REALLY!"
"Please pay attention, as the ethics have changed."
Tags:bench, the bench, judge, judges, judiciary, judiciary committee, committee, committees, ethic, ethics, change, changes, changing, moral, morals, value, values, guilt, guilty, justice, undermine, undermining, wrong, suit themselves, suiting themselves, dictator, dictating, dictatorship, unlawful, immoral, imprison, imprisoning, senate judiciary, senate judiciary committee, corrupt, corrupt politician, crooked politician, crooked politicians, corrupt politicians, moving goalposts
"You have, it would appear, high recognition!"
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"If your committee stops investigating me, my committee will stop investigating Rogers, and his committee will stop investigating you."
Tags:collude, colludes, collusion, congressional committee, congressional committees, investigation, investigations, political investigation, political investigations, senator, senators, congressman, congressmen, congressperson, congresspeople, deal making, deal maker, deal makers, corrupt, corruption, political corruption, corrupt politician, corrupt politicians, politicians, politician
A corruption risk dial ranks the danger today.
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"Some of it is soft and some of it is hard, but the main thing is that all of it is money."
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"An exclusive group. Each survived three scandals and was re-elected."
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"These are the most malicious statements of truth ever said about me."
An opinion & an opinion with a lot of money on top.