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Dick Gephardt

Richard Andrew Gephardt (born January 31, 1941) is an American politician who served as a United States Representative from Missouri from 1977 to 2005. A member of the Democratic Party, he was House Majority Leader from 1989 to 1995 and Minority Leader from 1995 to 2003. He ran unsuccessfully for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States in 1988 and 2004. Gephardt was mentioned as a possible vice presidential nominee in 1988, 1992, 2000, 2004, and 2008.

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I had the honor to meet Nelson Mandela, and I heard him explain his forgiveness of his captors of 27 ...

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In 1988, as an unknown candidate, totally unknown, I won Iowa, came in second in New Hampshire, won ...

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I was raised in a working class family of Baptist faith, and I went to college on a church scholarsh ...

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My parents wanted me to be a Baptist minister. I was a youth minister in my church when I was still ...

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Tom Daschle and I worked together on Families First every step of the way, making sure that Democrat ...

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When I'm president, we'll have executive orders to overcome any wrong thing the Supreme Court does t ...

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Eventually I foresee voting on the Internet, which will lead to much more direct democracy.

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I have been a long and strong supporter of civil rights in my whole career. I led the fight to get t ...

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Life is the division of human cells, a process which begins at conception.

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Every proposal I'm making, every idea I'm advancing has a single, central purpose: to revive a faili ...

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I think in some cases busing did improve the situation in some areas; in some cases it didn't. We ha ...

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My mother used to say, 'You gotta exercise.' She would really pound on me to exercise every day. She ...

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I'm running for president because I've had enough of the oil barons, the status-quo apologists, the ...

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In 1993, as House Democratic Leader, I led the fight to pass the Clinton-Gore economic plan - a plan ...

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You don't lock into a ten-year family budget. You take it a year at a time - maybe even six months a ...

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