In my job you can't just put your head in the sand and throw partisan bombshells. You have to get results.— Amy Klobuchar
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I remember when I was prosecutor we had truancy and curfew issues and we made a refrigerator magnet, and that was hot with parents. They loved putting it up on the wall and saying, you know, if you don't follow these rules, you could get prosecuted.
I believe we can incentivize more affordable health care in general by better regulating insurance and creating meaningful competition for health care services.
Anything and everything is possible.
What I do see is Cuban people that are just - want to see change.
They are vibrant. They are trying to fix up old cars, so they can start their tourism businesses. There's hundreds of thousands of small companies that have already started under some exceptions that Raul Castro has put into place.
Who would know but ten years ago that kids would be texting each other all the time, that that would be one of their main forms of communication.
I don't think it should be a surprise when we're talking about energy and trying to have more home-grown energy, be less reliant on foreign oil when you look at our health care that we're trying to get more affordable health care, that these are going to create major debates in this country and be somewhat polarizing.
We're actually making stuff in America now. We're exporting stuff. We're inventing things.
Before we even consider expanding Medicare, or another program based on its rates, we must reform our Medicare payment system so that it rewards value, not volume, and doesn't disadvantage states like Minnesota that provide high-quality care in an efficient way.
I think you're going to see a number of Democrats that do want to see us grapple with spending.
When it's for the good of your state, you put partisan differences aside.
We have an enormous part of the FBI in our counter intelligence division and in our cyber division that focuses on just threat and making sure that we do everything that we can to understand how the bad guys might come at us.
We have to do a better job of putting some rules on the insurance companies.
If Hillary Clinton can be president, then one girl can be mayor.
And someone else can be a police chief, and someone else can be a U.S. senator.
I'm looking for a Justice who appreciates the awesome responsibility that she will be given, if confirmed. A Justice who understands the gravity of the office and who respects the very different roles that the Constitution provides for each of the three branches of government.
So many times, these kids know more about the technology than their parents.
And so many times, we're putting kids in very adult situations and expecting them to behave like they're 40 years old. Well, that's just not going to happen.
I would prefer a public option that would be a competitive option that would allow people to buy into a Federal Employee Health Benefits Program, which is a series of private plans.
If Hillary Clinton can be president, then one girl can be mayor.
I believe that women make some of the best leaders.
There are still people that have been held for human rights that shouldn't be held for just speaking their mind.
You cannot compare any leaders in America to what Vladimir Putin has done.
This is a man and a regime that has taken down a passenger plane in Ukraine, killing hundreds of people.
People who live in seven houses shouldn't throw stones
As the ranking member of the Rules Committee, I'm particularly concerned about ensuring our elections are safe from foreign interference.
We had a few tragic accidents in our state, as they've had in every state, from train crashes on down. And really, no text is worth dying for; that is our message to young people. And this is such a new phenomenon when you look at the number of texts and how they've increased exponentially in just the last few years.
To criminally prosecute a child not old enough to go to the school prom makes no sense, you get much more cooperation from a victim if you give them a safe harbor, a place to live, job training, an education.
Families fighting childhood cancer should not have to worry about where they're going to get the next dose of the drug they need to save their child's life.
Russia's not too great about cooperating with us when there are criminals inside their borders, but all of then like to travel. And so if they travel grabbing them and locking and putting handcuffs on them to send a message that that's not a freebie.
I think this is an exciting time where we can actually get a compromise between Democrats and Republicans, and we have to for this country. Now, I think we need not only to balance the budget in the future but we also need balance in the budget.
I am a mother, so I'm used to balancing things.
As you are well aware Russia is actively working to undermine our democracy and hurt American businesses at the same time. Now more than ever Americans are looking to Congress for leadership and we must be a united front.
My husband is the first man to consistently be involved in the Senate Spouses group.
For me, one of my earliest memories of politics where I thought that I could do anything was when Walter Mondale of Minnesota picked Geraldine Ferraro as his running mate. I literally remember what she wore - the red dress, the white pearls. And I saw that, and I thought anything is possible.
Well, I think the way to go is civil unions.
But I do think when you talk about the Republican Party and the debates that are going on within the Republican Party on a number of issues, what I'm hoping is that they will get to a point where they will work with us on moving forward with this economy.
There is a difference between being bold and being rash.
Times change, and right now what people need is, they need to be able to send their kids to college, they need to able to buy a house.
Finally, a good prosecutor knows that her job is to enforce the law without fear or favor. Likewise, a Supreme Court Justice must interpret the laws without fear or favor.
When I was prosecutor we had truancy and curfew issues and we made a refrigerator magnet, and that was hot with parents. They loved putting it up on the wall and saying, you know, if you don't follow these rules, you could get prosecuted. Whether or not it actually happens, it changes a culture, and that's part of what we're trying to do here.
Women tend to be problem solvers. We work together.
The death of Fidel Castro, of course, is not as significant when you first look at it, because Raul Castro, his brother, has been in power for years. But, in fact, he's been a looming figure even during his illness that I think has made a difference in holding us back in trying to open up more negotiations and move ahead with opening up relations between America and Cuba.
My dad was a sports writer when I was younger and then he became just a general columnist. But I grew up with him literally getting into brawls with football coaches.
If we're going to have standards in schools, let's be honest and have standards.
Every so often you might have an outburst in the gallery.
That's one of the most exciting things that happen because then you can say, 'Unless there's order we will call the Sergeant at Arms.' And that sounds really scary.
I guess my claim to fame is I've now gaveled Ted Kennedy to order twice.