One thing I have learned in my time in politics is that if one of the parties is shameless, the other party cannot afford to be spineless.

— Frank Lautenberg

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The President should spend his time going after the terrorists rather than sharing sensitive counter terrorism information with countries that sponsor terrorism.


Flip-flopping is kind of an easy thing to identify.

During a recent convention, we heard an irate Senator make an angry speech declaring that it is not what you say but, rather, what you do that counts. You flip-flop when you make promises and fail to fulfill them.


People at .08 are too impaired to drive. Studies show that at .08, the ability to perform critical driving functions is decreased by as much as 60 percent.


I ask the vice president to stop dodging the issue with legalese, and acknowledge his continued ties with Halliburton to the American people.


Anybody who has ever been in business, anybody who has ever paid bills, anybody who has ever lived in a serious adult life knows that indebtedness is a killer.


Our mandate is to be a nation of laws.

And the Supreme Court is the place where we look to safeguard our civil rights and our individual liberties.


Municipal networks expand economic opportunities. We've got to open new doors, not slam them shut.


I had hoped to hear the President tonight tell the Congress and the American people exactly how he plans to tackle some of the important issues facing this country, unfortunately I did not.


Having members of the Bush administration actually sit down and discuss counter terrorism with the very countries that support terrorists is absurd.


Should those whose actions lead to the death or injury of a child get a free pass?


Judge Samuel Alito's accomplishments in life are the embodiment of the American dream.


I believe that justices must recognize that our Constitution is an 18th-century document that needs to be applied in the context of the 21st century.


About Frank Lautenberg

Quotes 21 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Politician
Birthday October 16

We depend on the Supreme Court to uphold the integrity of our government.


Judge Samuel Alito was born and raised in the great state of New Jersey.

Our state has a legacy of producing outstanding jurists, most notably the late William J. Brennan, who ushered in our nation's recommitment to civil rights in the latter half of the 20th century.


The ocean is tired. It's throwing back at us what we're throwing in there.


So the effect of this Republican provision to allow doctors to be gagged from even discussing abortion with their patients is outrageous.


I say I don't need a tax cut. It will not do me any more good. I can't buy more, I can't eat more, I can't do more, and I want it distributed among the ordinary people who work every day.


The Republicans want to take us forward to the dark ages again .

.. when women were property that you could easily control, even trade if you wanted to. It's appalling we are having this debate in the 21st century.


I'm convinced that our duty to provide advice and consent for justices of the Supreme Court is our most important constitutional responsibility.


We have other legislation that all of you are aware that I have been so active on, with my colleagues here, and that is to shut down the gun shows.

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