Representatives Related Quotes



“I am extremely disappointed that four of our eight [U. S.] House [of Representatives] members voted for these cuts, which will be extremely detrimental to our child support program and the 300,000 single-parent households we serve each year. The cut in federal funding will result in reduced child support payments taken directly out of the budgets of families who need the money to meet their children's needs.”

Roberta Gassman

#Cuts #Disappointed #Eight #Extremely #Four #House #Members #Representatives #Voted


And as for the Jews, who since the emancipation of their sect have everywhere put themselves, at least in the person of their eminent representatives, at the head of the counter-revolution -- what awaits them?

Karl Marx

#Counter #Emancipation #Jews #Representatives


The surveillance revelations are critically important because they revealed that our rights are being redefined in secret, by secret courts that were never intended to have that role - without the consent of the public, without even the awareness of the majority of our political representatives.

Edward Snowden

#Critically #Intended #Representatives #Revelations #Surveillance


Here, sir, the people govern; here they act by their immediate representatives.

Alexander Hamilton

#Immediate #Representatives #Sir


The War Powers Act requires presidents to seek the consent of the American people, through their representatives, before sending our troops into war. It is the responsibility of Congress to deliberate and consult with the executive branch before involving ourselves in a military conflict.

Charles B. Rangel

#Consult #Deliberate #Involving #Presidents #Representatives


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.

Rahm Emanuel

#Aspiration #Representatives


“[Similarly, the chairman of the House of Representatives Homeland Security Committee, Christopher Cox, R-California, said,] Were we to postpone the elections, it would represent a victory for the terrorists. ... The election is going to go forward.”

Christopher Cox

#California #Chairman #Christopher #Committee #Homeland #House #Postpone #Representatives #Security #Similarly


“We have been very pleased with the players and their representatives all summer. It's been clear from the start they want to get their deals done and get back on the ice. This was a better alternative [than arbitration] for both sides.”

Doug Armstrong

#Clear #Players #Pleased #Representatives #Start #Summer


I'm a liberal where children are concerned, a libertarian where adults are concerned - and thinking very seriously about running for the House of Representatives, for whatever that's worth.

Daniel Keys Moran

#Libertarian #Representatives


Power that controls the economy should be in the hands of elected representatives of the people instead of an industrial oligarchy

William O. Douglas

#Representatives