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#1. As individuals, we will be judged in our lives by the totality of our actions. Not one thing will stand out. And I think that's how we get judged by our colleagues and that's how we get judged by the good lord. - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#2. There has to be a reform within the government that is tangible, that we can actually measure and that we have confidence is going to provide some of the differences that I think are essential to our troops to be able to carry out their mission and to the longer- term interests of our country. - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#3. The fact is, Bush's war policy has failed. It's failed! Who better to say so than Jack Murtha? - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#4. The industry has a very short memory of what's possible, and they like to typecast you. - Author: Kevin Rahm
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#5. I think indeed our response on counterinsurgency needs to be finely tuned to the needs of Afghanistan. This is not Iraq. We don't have a Sons of Iraq here. We don't have the same divisions here that we had between Sunni and Shia. - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#6. A strong economy depends on a strong middle class, but George Bush has put the middle class in a hole, and John McCain has a plan to keep digging that hole with George Bush's shovel. - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#7. Deliberation is a good thing when it comes to fighting wars. - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#8. There's no safe Republican district. You can run, but you cannot hide. - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#9. I still believe the Lewinsky investigation was way off from the focus of what Whitewater was, which turned out to be nothing at the end of the process. And I think that there were people who were determined as political opponents to not allow his presidency to succeed. - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#10. When it comes to federal elections law, Tom DeLay and his special-interest friends live by one set of rules, and everyone else lives by a very different set. - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#11. I watch way too much television and like a lot of shows, so I'm always excited to meet those people and hope they're not douchey. - Author: Kevin Rahm
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#12. What is more comforting to the terrorists around the world: the failure to pass the 9/11 legislation because we lacked a majority of the majority,' or putting aside partisan politics to enact tough new legislation with America's security foremost in mind? - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#13. Republicans are 'bad people who deserve a two-by-four upside their heads.' - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#14. Rahm Emanuel is son of the devil's spawn. He is an individual who would sell his mother to get a vote. He would strap his children to the front end of a steam locomotive. - Author: Eric Massa
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#15. The person who takes the oath of office in the next four months will shape not just the next four years, but the next forty years of our nation. In these next four years, we need proven leadership, proven judgment and proven values. America needs four more years of President Barack Obama. - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#16. Rather than doing the kind of fact-checking that normally goes with a story, you ran with certain stories for not wanting to get beat. There's a pressure that exists in your profession. I would be surprised in any honest exchange that you say that doesn't exist. - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#17. I think that every country presents its own particular challenges, different cultures, different histories, different religions, different people. And different ethnic make-ups in those countries present different challenges. - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#18. I wake up some mornings hating me too. - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#19. I do not believe that a counterterrorism strategy all by itself, without a sufficient level of counterinsurgency, will work. - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#20. Today, because of President Obama's courage, kids can stay on their parent's plan until they are 26. Insurers cannot kick you off your policy because you have hit your limit. They will not be able to deny you because you have a pre-existing condition. - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#21. I've never been in a place where winning has hurt the ability to do anything. - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#22. I don't want to go negative on Franklin Delano Roosevelt, but he didn't pass an economic deal in the first 100 days. We have passed the largest Recovery Act in the history of the country. - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#23. You may say I may be unfit to be mayor. But you can never say I'm an unfit mayor, - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#24. While Mayor Daley surprised me today with his decision to not run for reelection, I have never been surprised by his leadership, dedication and tireless work on behalf of the city and the people of Chicago. - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#25. For months, my parents had been trying to prepare me for the arrival of a real sibling. They had given me a doll to play with and encouraged me to take care of her. And when the baby, a little boy they named Rahm, finally arrived, they encouraged me to help take care of him, too. - Author: Ezekiel Emanuel
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#26. [Obama White House] rescued the economy from the worst recession. - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#27. We've been at war for many years in Afghanistan following 9/11. We know that we've got young men and women on the ground now. We've got our blood and treasure at stake there already. - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#28. I think Rahm Emanuel is now defunct as any sort of a surrogate for Hillary Clinton. - Author: Joy-Ann Reid
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#29. You said yourself the guy looks like he pleasures himself to pictures of Rahm Emanuel. - Author: Richard Castle
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#30. They ended up spending a total, their campaign plus the independent, about 1.3 million. I only ended up spending about - not only, but I spent about 2 million. But I had no intention of doing that until I was attacked with a negative ad by an independent group. - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#31. Congratulation s to Rahm Emanuel on being elected mayor of Chicago. His first order of business after taking office will be to actually move to Chicago. - Author: Jay Leno
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#32. Because of the president's leadership, every American will have access to affordable, quality health care. - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#33. Things happened there that I don't think are the finest hours for anybody, whether it was a journalist, the legal system or, in that case of the political system, who would say that was an example of when Washington worked best. - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#34. I love comedy and did a lot of comedy in college. I was in an improv comedy group with my friends. - Author: Kevin Rahm
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#35. I would like to run for the mayor of the city of Chicago. That has always been an aspiration of mine even when I was in the House of Representatives. - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#36. Our troops are the best in the world. I have absolute confidence in the ability of the troops who are here, or additional troops, to do their part. - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#37. Everybody knows they're on the Obama team: There isn't vice presidential vs. presidential division, there's not a generational pull. People have internalized that this is a real moment in history. - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#38. Whose leadership, whose judgment, whose values do you want in the White House when that crisis lands like a thud on the Oval Office desk? - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#39. We need to deal with the problem of al Qaeda, make sure that they can't have a sanctuary in Afghanistan and guarantee that we have regional stabilization and particularly focused on Pakistan. - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#40. Rahm Emanuel seems to think he knows Israel very well, and that the way to treat that country and its democratically-elected government is the way he treats all opponents in politics: by attacking and attacking. - Author: Elliott Abrams
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#41. And when the man Rook had dubbed the unholy spawn off Rahm Emanuel and Gordon Gekko wanted something, "no" came at your own risk. - Author: Richard Castle
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#42. We invoke the sacrifices of our fallen heroes in the abstract, but we seldom take time to thank them individually. - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#43. I saw the president make the tough calls in the Situation Room - and today, our troops in Iraq have finally come home so America can do some nation building here at home. That was the change that we believed in. That was the change we fought for. That was the change President Obama delivered. - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#44. We're bending the law as far as we can to ban an entirely new class of guns. - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#45. I think any workplace relationship is dangerous. That's been my personal experience. They haven't always worked out the best. But I know other people for whom it worked out great. - Author: Kevin Rahm
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#46. In the White House, you can be on the pitcher's mound or you can be in the catcher's position. Put points on the board. Show people you can govern. Deliver on what you said you were going to deliver on. - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#47. Chicago's privatization mania began during Mayor Richard M. Daley's administration, which ran from 1989 to 2011. Under his successor, Rahm Emanuel, the trend has continued apace. For Rahm's investment banker buddies, the trend has been a boon. For citizens? Not so much. - Author: Rick Perlstein
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#48. Chick-fil-A values are not Chicago values - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#49. I have my belief structure, and it's very important to me, but people start associating that with you, and you become that. I want to be judged for my work. - Author: Kevin Rahm
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#50. You never let a serious crisis go to waste. And what I mean by that it's an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before. - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#51. The problem is, you have to look at Afghanistan also in a global context where we've canceled basically our missile defense system undercutting the Czech Republic in Poland. We've I think not dealt with Iran with the kind of resolve that would show that we understand the nature of that threat. - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#52. I loved comedy, but I never saw myself as a sitcom guy. I envisioned myself doing an hour drama or doing movies. - Author: Kevin Rahm
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#53. And the last thing that I want to see us do is ask more and more of our troops [in Afghanistan ] without guaranteeing that we're providing more and more of what's necessary to make the mission successful. - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#54. When I voted against the cap-and-trade bill, the phone rang and it was the chief of staff of the president of the United States of America, Rahm Emanuel, and he started swearing at me in terms and words that I hadn't heard since that crossing the line ceremony on the USS New Jersey in 1983. - Author: Eric Massa
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#55. The American people ... want change. They want big ideas, big reform. - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#56. We have come a long way and we have a little further to go. - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#57. Take your f***ing tampon out and tell me what you have to say. - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#58. There was no blueprint or how-to manual for fixing a global financial meltdown, an auto crisis, two wars and a great recession, all at the same time. - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#59. President Obama made the right choice, over one million Americans are still working today. The American auto industry is not just surviving. It is thriving. Where Mitt Romney was willing to turn his back on Akron, Dayton and Toledo, Ohio, the president said, 'I've got your back.' - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#60. I am showering, naked as a jaybird, and here comes Rahm Emanuel, not even with a towel wrapped around his tush, poking his finger in my chest, yelling at me. - Author: Eric Massa
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#61. My very good friend, Rahm Emanuel, made it very clear to me on several occasions that I was, quote, unquote, not a team player; that I was not - that I didn't not have a future. - Author: Eric Massa
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#62. I've been lucky in the sense that I haven't become famous. - Author: Kevin Rahm
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#63. I should say the leadership's proposal in the Senate and the House are very unpopular. And when people realize it will raise taxes, raise their insurance premiums cost and explode the deficit, they think twice about it. - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#64. We're proud of the work we're doing to make Chicago a great city for people of all ages. Nothing's more important than keeping in mind the needs of older adults - and how valuable a role they play in improving the city, based on their amazing collective talent and wisdom. - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#65. I started out in pre-law. I was going to go to law school. And I saw a production of 'Tally's Folly' that spring term. I took a theater class that term and auditioned for 'Harvey' at the end of the summer, and I was in a play every semester after that. - Author: Kevin Rahm
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#66. When people told me 'It's great to be here', they meant at the house, not with me. - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#67. My intent was to go to law school ... And then what I realised quickly is what I wanted was to be on L.A. Law. - Author: Kevin Rahm
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#68. The moment somebody's a president and you call him "Mr. President," (the person represents) our culture, our history, our sense as our nation. - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#69. atrocities, and gladly executes it. But Rahm - Author: Lynn Murphy
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#70. We have work to do, and Tuesday Americans sent Washington a clear message - get the job done. - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#71. I'm running against a woman who's got David Axelrod and Rahm Emanuel running her campaign. - Author: Joe Walsh
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#72. Nearly losing my life made me want to live my life. - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#73. Israel and the Palestinians had been at the table together for decades until the Obama/Mitchell/Rahm Emanuel decision to demand a total end to Israeli construction froze not the settlements but the diplomacy. - Author: Elliott Abrams
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#74. I sometimes joke, Paula, even paranoid people have enemies. - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#75. I believe the record I was allowed to help establish by the side of the president was important. - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#76. And it's time as a country that we have an assault weapon ban. - Author: Rahm Emanuel
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#77. Rahm Emanuel is, we are almost certain, a vampire. - Author: P. J. O'Rourke
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