Security is still the most important issue facing Washington state residents and millions of Americans - the security of having a job, of access to affordable health care, of a quality education, and of protecting our homeland and defending our nation.

— Patty Murray

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Good education means learning to read, write and most importantly learn how to learn so that you can be whatever you want to be when you grow up.

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Funding privatized accounts with Social Security dollars would not only make the program's long term problems worse, but many believe it represents a first step toward undermining the program's fundamental goals.

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I want to make sure that all kids get a good education and enjoy what they learn

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Caring for our veterans is the duty of a grateful nation.

Unfortunately, the Bush administration and congressional Republicans have not lived up to this duty.

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By working together to focus on our national priorities today we can ensure that the state of our union is strong for the future.

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If the Republicans get control back of the United States Senate, we will no longer have a check and balance on the White House, on the Republican Congress.

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I have stood on the line in Everett, Wash.

, where we have thousands of workers who go to work every day to build these planes. I would challenge anybody to tell me that they've stood on a line in Alabama and seen anybody building anything.

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The FDA is redefining birth control as abortion.

The FDA is setting the bar higher for this kind of drug.

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Caring for our veterans is the duty of a grateful nation.

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Violence is a problem we all want to solve.

I want to make sure that kids learn to deal with anger by learning how to talk with people to solve problems. Here in the United States Senate I want to make sure we have safe schools, safe neighborhoods and good things for kids to do after school!

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I think what's been lacking from our discussion for a long time is really that other part of what a Budget chair does, which is set the priorities for this country in terms of making sure we invest in the right places, in education, in job training, and to make sure we do a balanced approach moving forward.

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Why are people so supportive of him [Osama bin Laden] in many countries? Hes been out in these countries for decades building roads, building schools, building infrastructure, building day care facilities, building health care facilities, and the people are extremely grateful.

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About Patty Murray

Quotes 26 sayings
Nationality American
Profession Politician
Birthday October 16

We haven't been out in many of these countries helping them build infrastructure. How would they look at us today if we had been there helping them with some of that, rather than just being the people who are going to bomb in Iraq and go to Afghanistan?

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We all know that Washington families are making a tremendous commitment to winning the War on Terror. Tonight, more than 22,000 Washington state soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines are risking their lives under hostile fire in Iraq, Afghanistan and around the globe.

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When my kids were in preschool, I was part of a carpooling group.

One mother sometimes showed up with bruises on her body. She always had an excuse. Then one morning, she didn't show up. Later, I learned she'd fled a violent marriage. I've always thought, If only I'd known, maybe I could have helped.

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I am pro choice, I believe everyone should have the right to decide for themselves.

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If we have a foreign country, which it appears that we do, interfering in an election in any way, we need to know that, and we need to do everything we can to make sure that never happens again. If the bigger questions of collusion or whatever from this administration are true, this country needs to know it and action needs to be taken.

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This is a long-delayed, hard-won, and badly needed victory for millions of women.

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Guess what - I am one of the ONLY senators in the whole United States Senate that is computer literate!

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The Presidents plan to privatize Social Security would actually take away guaranteed benefits and put the promise of a secure retirement in jeopardy.

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I am a mom as well as a senator!

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For a deeply religious purpose, there are people who do not personally believe that abortion is acceptable. I understand that. But this is a country where we don't impose religious beliefs on the entire country. This is a country where we accept differences of opinion.

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For the state of our union to be strong, we need to place value in Americans.

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I am fighting for those middle-class families who want us to deal with our debt and deficit, but they also want the investments that are critical to our country moving forward.

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Simply, with a Republican Congress sitting shotgun, Mitt Romney will put the middle class on the roof and take us for a long, painful ride.

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