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"Do you take dark money?"
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'It guides you through the halls of bureaucracy.'
"Ronald Reagan won two victories in the Senate today, one victory in the House, and one victory in House-Senate conference, which gives him a career total of a hundred and ninety victories - only thirty-nine short of the world's record of two hundred and twenty-nine victories, held by Franklin Delano Roosevelt."
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"He just doesn't know what to do with himself since he got elected to Congress."
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"I appreciate your offer, but I'm afraid I'm already bought and paid for."
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"I may run, but first I want to toy with the electorate for a while."
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Welcome to Washington DC...passing the added cost on to you since 1776'
"Someday, son, all my campaign funds will be yours."
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"So Death, talk about job security! They legislate, you win."
Narcissism at its worse
Now that our demands have been met... could you help us up?
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"What was it like, nabbing Reds?"
"..so while the quality of life is up it appears that the inequality of life is also up."
Sorting Papers Into One Of Two Baskets: 'Waffle' and 'Pander'
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'Maybe we can rob Peter AND Paul.'
'Sure, I'd like to accomplish something, but legislative gridlock is my only source of security in Washington!'
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'And here you see the heart of this nation's capital. If you roll down your windows, you can smell the BS.'
'How MUCH food?'
'I hate lobbyists! They are disgusting bottom feeders! I hate their beady little eyes, sharp claws, hard exoskeletons and... er... No wait. LOBSTERS! That's what I hate - I hate lobsters.'
'You're wasting your time here. This Washington, D.C.'
'They're raising hell in Washingon about the national debt...Meanwhile they keep raising the debt ceilings.'
'Our government is comprised of three branches - politicians, lobbyists, and the media.'
Always the smartest guy in the room.
'Mister Speaker - a million citizens are marching down Pennsylvania avenue. . .'
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