Presidential Candidates Famous Quotes & Sayings

List of top 52 famous quotes and sayings about presidential candidates to read and share with friends on your Facebook, Twitter, blogs.

Top 52 Quotes About Presidential Candidates

#1. In creating superdelegates, the Democratic Party recognized the expertise that its top holders of public office have gained by running for office themselves. They are experts at winning. They know the issues. They are in a unique position to evaluate presidential candidates. - Author: Jim Hunt
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#2. I am committed to ensure that our 2008 Republican presidential candidates forthrightly address issues of importance to the African-American community. - Author: Ken Mehlman
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#3. Any time you get into a presidential campaign and the stakes are so high, all candidates - they want to be in complete control whenever they can. And you can't blame them for that. - Author: Bob Schieffer
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#4. Presidential and vice-presidential debates are not about campaign staff or consultants, and it is high time we as a people took control and reminded them and their candidates of that important fact. - Author: Bob Barr
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#5. It's important to remember that whatever the presidential candidates of either party say, they will have to interact with the United States Congress, particularly the Senate, when it comes to crafting policy. - Author: Tom Cotton
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#6. It's no surprise I am addicted to all the Republican presidential candidates. They are like crack
in that they will devastate black communities. - Author: Stephen Colbert
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#7. If there were two candidates, a Democrat and a Republican, who each committed to the same kind of fundamental reform, then the election would be an election between the vice presidential candidates. It'd be just like the regular election, except it would be one step down. - Author: Lawrence Lessig
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#8. Political consultants are pugilists, masters in the dark art of negativity. Which is why it's surprising to hear Democrats such as Steve McMahon and Republicans like Rich Galen urging their presidential candidates to be more, well, positive. - Author: Ron Fournier
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#9. I'm married to Kevin, a photographer whose career has put him on the campaign trail with presidential candidates and sent him on assignment to far-flung places for long periods of time. It was sometimes rough when our children were small, and I was beginning to write in earnest. - Author: Nancy Horan
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#10. Tonight the Republican presidential candidates had a big debate, 10 candidates. The last time that many rich white guys got together, I think Exxon merged with Mobil. - Author: Jay Leno
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#11. I welcome the signing by the presidential candidates Dr. Abdullah Abdullah and Dr. Ashraf Ghani of an agreement on the formation of a government of national unity in Afghanistan, - Author: Anders Fogh Rasmussen
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#12. Moreover, not unlike presidential candidates who hold babies up in the air as soon as the cameras are rolling, male chimps vying for power develop a sudden interest in infants, which they hold and tickle in order - Author: Frans De Waal
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#13. We often feel a twinge of guilt over our own fascination with presidential candidates' wives - as if we are secretly reading the 'Star' for our campaign information instead of the policy journals. - Author: Naomi Wolf
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#14. I've had four presidential candidates visit me in the tents, and they all lost. I tried to get Hillary down here, but she's too smart. She won't come to the tents. - Author: Joe Arpaio
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#15. As someone who's been covering presidential campaigns since the 1950s, I have no delusions about political reporting. Candidates bargaining access to get the kind of news coverage they want is nothing new. - Author: Dan Rather
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#16. Just 158 rich families contributed nearly half of the $176 million given to candidates in the first phase of the presidential election of 2016 - $138 million to Republicans and $20 million to Democrats. - Author: Arlie Russell Hochschild
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#17. Weary of wily politicians who say one thing and do another, voters and advocacy groups insist presidential contenders commit to the cause du jour in writing, but candidates are foolish to comply. Words matter. - Author: Mark McKinnon
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#18. Ultimately, presidential campaigns are - or at least should be - about the candidates, not their spouses or surrogates. - Author: Andrew Rosenthal
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#19. The number of American presidential candidates varies with the sunspot cycle and the phases of the moon. - Author: P. J. O'Rourke
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#20. Most of the presidential candidates' economic packages involve 'tax breaks,' which is when the government, amid great fanfare, generously decides not to take quite so much of your income. In other words, these candidates are trying to buy your votes with your own money. - Author: Dave Barry
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#21. The U.S. unemployment rate is the lowest it's been in nearly seven years. The job sector that has seen the most growth is in the field of Republican presidential candidates. - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#22. The politics of crime is not about a party's record or a candidates proposals, but about perceived character and values. - Author: Susan Estrich
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#23. Presidential candidates don't chew gum. - Author: Theodore C. Sorensen
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#24. Everyone knows the presidential candidates and has an opinion about them. But as you get to smaller races, that evaporates and you can win through sheer elbow grease. - Author: Joe Green
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#25. You have had presidential candidates over the last 30 years who would have had a very hard time getting nominated under the old system. One example is John Kennedy. - Author: Michael Beschloss
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#26. There is one catagory of advertising which is totally uncontrolled and flagrantly dishonest: the television commercials for candidates in Presidential elections. - Author: David Ogilvy
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#27. It's going to be interesting to watch presidential elections in around 2040, when voters can dig up candidates' teenage angst pics and posts from old social media and discussion forum archives. - Author: Mikko Hypponen
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#28. Senate Democrats blocked President Obama's trade bill yesterday because they're worried it could hurt jobs. It's not an issue for Republicans, since they've all found work as presidential candidates. - Author: Jimmy Fallon
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#29. Northwestern's alumni list is truly impressive. This university has graduated best-selling authors, Olympians, presidential candidates, Grammy winners, Peabody winners, Emmy winners, and that's just me! - Author: Stephen Colbert
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#30. I debated in high school! If you told things that weren't true or just made things out of whole cloth, you were penalized. It's too bad they don't apply the same standards to presidential candidates as they do to high school students. - Author: Mark Hamill
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#31. Presidential primary debates are an important part of our political process. But the media has wrested complete control from the parties and candidates over everything, including the number, the format, the qualifications, and the moderators. And they've become a circus. - Author: Mark McKinnon
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#32. Natural Texas politicians make terrible, terrible presidential candidates. Phil Gramm, I remember the 'Phil Gramm for President' campaign. I thought that was the worst thing in the history of the world, but Rick Perry was possibly worse. - Author: Gail Collins
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#33. As the 2016 presidential race kicks off, candidates on both sides of the aisle are promising to stand up for the middle class. Voters deserve to know that anyone who champions Obamacare cannot honestly say she or he is also a champion of middle-class Americans. - Author: John Barrasso
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#34. In every election cycle that I can recall, there comes a moment - or a few - where charges of elitism and claims of commonness are wielded by presidential candidates like a sword and shield: 'Vote for me 'cause I'm one of you. It's the other guy who's out of touch.' - Author: John Ridley
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#35. It is true that all of the current presidential candidates once denied that they had any intention of running. But the fact that I am also a liar, doesn't make me a candidate. - Author: Pat Paulsen
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#36. The Russian Federation has a growing Muslim minority, which is causing cultural and religious clashes. This is similar to mass immigration of Mexicans to America, and certain presidential candidates are tailoring their campaigns to get Mexican votes. - Author: David Duke
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#37. In addition to being extremely expensive, and we have to put up with the stupidities that the candidates repeat, it's really being decided elsewhere who will sit in the presidential seat. - Author: Subcomandante Marcos
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#38. Like NASCAR race drivers or PGA golfers, why not require each of the [US presidential] candidates to cover their clothing, briefcases and staff with the logo patches of their corporate sponsors? - Author: Jim Hightower
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#39. During the 2008 presidential campaign, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid marveled at the electability of Barack Obama because, unlike previous black candidates, Mr. Obama was 'light-skinned' and lacked a 'Negro dialect.' - Author: Monica Crowley
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#40. Attack politics costs us dearly in terms of insight into the candidates. In a presidential campaign, the focus is so tight that the politicians are afraid to say anything that hasn't been scripted. - Author: Jack Germond
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#41. Presidential campaign observer Teddy White on the second Kennedy-Nixon debate in which the candidates spoke from separate television studios: It was as if, separated by comments from his adversary, Richard Nixon was more at ease and could speak directly to the nation that lay between them. - Author: David Pietrusza
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#42. The 2008 Democratic presidential candidates would be wise to note that unwarranted negativism is dangerous and badly underestimates the strengths of the American people to adapt to and prosper with change. - Author: Bernard L. Schwartz
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#43. The people of South Carolina support conservatives who are trying to push real change, and the people of South Carolina expect their presidential candidates to back them up when they show courage. - Author: Nikki Haley
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#44. Expressing reverence for Reagan has been almost a requirement for Republican presidential candidates since 1988, but Mr. Walker has taken to it like an apostle to his creed. - Author: Anonymous
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#45. I don't know if the presidential candidates are running for the White House or Animal House. - Author: Bob Hope
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#46. Have you seen these Republican presidential candidates? I bet Obama is sorry now that he spent all that money on the new birth certificate. - Author: David Letterman
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#47. One of the least appealing aspects of modern presidential candidates is that, to avoid saying anything that might prove to be an embarrassing, costly blunder, they cling to a rigid set of talking points that reveal as little as possible about what they really think and who they really are. - Author: David Horsey
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#48. Those who should, never will. Those who will, never should. (about presidential candidates) - Author: Anonymous
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#49. I agree that the two-party system stomps on any kind of competition. A great first step is to open the presidential debates to all qualified candidates, including the Libertarians. If that happens, the Libertarian party will experience unprecedented growth. - Author: Gary Johnson
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#50. Because liberalism typically doesn't sell in American presidential politics, liberal candidates tend to run as culturally conservative centrists. - Author: Rich Lowry
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#51. President Obama, by the way, has set a Guinness World Record as the fastest person to get a million Twitter followers. Obama now has as many followers as the Republicans have presidential candidates. - Author: Conan O'Brien
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#52. I believe that presidential candidates actually have a responsibility to point out substantive differences: to point out perspectives that are different. - Author: John Edwards
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