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1. "Today, grass-roots Republicans want to drink a bottle of 2010 small-government wine, but our candidates were bottled in another era, before the tea party's ideas took root."
Author: Ari Fleischer
2. "If Democrats were good at thinking like Republicans, they would see the light and stop being Democrats."
Author: Ari Fleischer
3. "House Republican leadership have refused to allow a clean minimum wage vote. Close to 15 million Americans will be affected if we did this. Do Republicans really expect a family to live on less than $11,000 a year?"
Author: Bill Pascrell
4. "I believe that the real difference in the American church is not between conservatives and liberals, fundamentalists and charismatics, nor between Republicans and Democrats. The real difference is between the aware and the unaware."
Author: Brennan Manning
5. "Whether you're an opera singer, a legislator or customer service operator, there is a way that we can find common ground with our audience - be they young or old, Democrats or Republicans, rich or poor, religious or secular."
Author: Charity Sunshine Tillemann Dick
6. "As a former lifelong Republican, it pains me to tell you that today's Republicans - and their standard-bearers, Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan - just aren't up to the task. They're beholden to 'my way or the highway' bullies, indebted to billionaires who bankroll ads and allergic to the very idea of compromise."
Author: Charlie Crist
7. "America's demographic shift was obvious to everyone in the 2010 Census - but Republicans stubbornly rejected math, facts, and polls to their electoral peril. While Republicans tailored their platform by and for the pale stale and male, among us, Obama and Democrats are embracing America's diverse mosaic."
Author: Christine Pelosi
8. "Mitt Romney has won the 2012 presidential nomination by promising Republicans that he would end a so-called 'culture of dependency' on welfare - welfare defined as 'free stuff' and food stamps for poor folks, not tax breaks for Big Oil or tax shelters for Bain executives."
Author: Christine Pelosi
9. "If I can't negotiate something that gets more than four Republicans, I'm not a very good representative of my party."
Author: Chuck Grassley
10. "The changes that take place when liberal Democrats replace not so liberal or compassionate Republicans (or Democrats) are merely cosmetic."
Author: David T. Dellinger
11. "Embryonic stem cell research wears no political stripes - it is embraced by conservatives, liberals, Democrats, Republicans, and Independents."
Author: Diana DeGette
12. "One of the big mistakes Republicans made with the Contract with America is that they tried to do too much too fast, and people revolted against it."
Author: Dick Gephardt
13. "Libertarians are essentially what the Republicans were 30 years ago. Abraham Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt, Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan. They'd all fit more under the Libertarian label than the modern day Republican label."
Author: Drew Carey
14. "Texas is now a cornerstone of the electoral college for Republicans."
Author: Ed Gillespie
15. "We may be a nation of Democrats, Independents, and Republicans, but first and foremost we are all human beings and Americans."
Author: Emanuel Cleaver
16. "By definition, a hearing is an inquiry into many sides of an issue with testimony from various points of views. But mark this: The Republicans did not have a single woman to testify in support of the contraception mandate. That is not a hearing; that is a sham."
Author: Felicity Huffman
17. "Tweet" to all Americans: "We Democrats, we Republicans, and we Independents are ALL in this together – let's keep America great together. Let us compromise."
Author: Frank Coyle
18. "I'm a Reagan Republican, which means I don't speak ill of other Republicans."
Author: Fred Upton
19. "What white Southerners called "redemption" and others deemed simply the return to power of the Democrats, who sufficiently intimidated, cheated and otherwise discouraged Republicans, including most of the freedmen, that they counted for little in Southern politics. With any Democratic presidential nominee guaranteed the South, any Republican had to perform overwhelmingly in the North."
Author: H.W. Brands
20. "I expect the Republicans will enjoy a large bounce out of their convention. They're here wrapping themselves in the 9/11 flag, which I think is inappropriate in many ways, but it's their choice."
Author: Harold Ford Jr.
21. "The Republicans believe in the minimum wage -- the more the minimum, the better."
Author: Harry S. Truman
22. "I hate Republicans and everything they stand for."
Author: Howard Dean
23. "I think Social Security should be bipartisan and it should transcend the next election, and you should get the best ideas of the Democrats and of the Republicans, and move forward with the best."
Author: Jack Kingston
24. "Politically, Republicans and Democrats are at opposite ends. One's a burp and the other's a fart."
Author: Jarod Kintz
25. "Something about her eyes or voice has always suggested the hint of a free spirit, trapped in a Peck and Peck cage, dreaming of making rude noises at public gatherings of Republicans."
Author: Jeff Greenfield
26. "As a taxpayer, I want to assure you that Republicans are doing everything we can to reduce wasteful spending."
Author: Jeff Miller
27. "Jules turned to her, incredulous. 'Do you socialize with Republicans?'"'It happens, Jules."
Author: Jennifer Egan
28. "I would also say Barack Obama has spent much, much, much, much more money than the Republicans."
Author: Jonah Goldberg
29. "Alaska and Montana are not in the south but they definitely form part of the crimson tide of red states where Republicans are dominant."
Author: Juan Williams
30. "Reaching out to Hispanics is critical to our future. The fastest-growing, and most conservative, segment of the population are natural Republicans."
Author: Ken Mehlman
31. "Some Republicans gave up on winning the African-American vote, looking the other way or trying to benefit politically from racial polarization. I am here today as the Republican chairman to tell you we were wrong."
Author: Ken Mehlman
32. "Romney still enjoys the Republicans' traditional advantage among voters who are veterans, but the Obama campaign is confident it can chip away at that."
Author: Mara Liasson
33. "I think Mr. Obama is a disaster for business and a disaster for the United States. Not that Mr. Romney would be much better, but the Republicans understand the problem of excessive debt better than Mr. Obama, who basically doesn't care about piling up debt."
Author: Marc Faber
34. "It was Bill Clinton who once pithily captured the contrast between the two parties when it came to selecting a presidential standard-bearer: "Democrats want to fall in love; Republicans just fall in line."
Author: Mark Halperin
35. "As the nation watches, Democrats and Republicans should reflect the interspersed character of America itself. Perhaps, by sitting with each other for one night, we will begin to rekindle that common spark that brought us here from 50 different states and widely diverging backgrounds to serve the public good."
Author: Mark Udall
36. "And I want to be able to - you know, make Republicans and Democrats famous for keeping jobs in California."
Author: Meg Whitman
37. "I've often been accused of spending more time and energy criticizing my fellow Democrats than criticizing Republicans."
Author: Mickey Kaus
38. "The Republicans learned well from Bill Clinton."
Author: Morley Safer
39. "Bill Clinton was lucky in many ways; but when it came to former presidents, he won the lottery. When he was elected president, he had five former commanders in chief at his disposal: Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, and Bush, the most of any president in the twentieth century. Not all of them had been helpful to one another, in or out of office. But some combination of his charm, their needs, and the new global challenges of the post–Cold War age allowed Clinton to deploy nearly all to his advantage—especially, as it turned out, the Republicans."
Author: Nancy Gibbs
40. "It's easy to keep issuing blame to Republicans or the president."
Author: Nicholas D. Kristof
41. "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."
Author: Patty Murray
42. "For more than a half-century, anti-intellectualism has had a pretty good run in presidential politics. In fact, Republicans would never have gotten where they are without it."
Author: Peter Beinart
43. "Unlike the Reagan and Bush Administrations, with but one exception, the Clinton administration failed to reach out to Republicans in creating a new team, and eventually paid a political price."
Author: Richard V. Allen
44. "Republicans believe every day is the Fourth of July, but the democrats believe every day is April 15."
Author: Ronald Reagan
45. "…Because every ruler celebrated his conquests by setting torch to the nearest library. Did not Julius Caesar incinerate the scrolls in the great library at Alexandria during his campaign against the republicans in Africa? Or General Stilicho, leader of the Vandals, order the burning of the Sybillene prophecies in Rome?"
Author: Ross King
46. "Five years of Republicans' failed energy policies have resulted in Americans paying twice as much at the pump as they did in 2001, while big oil companies make triple the profits."
Author: Russ Carnahan
47. "I don't remember a big fight between the Republicans and Democrats in the Nixon administration or President Gerald Ford and so on."
Author: Stewart Udall
48. "Well, the economic recovery was successful even though the Democrats opposed the reforms every step of the way. And it is clear the Democrats have no clear plan to strengthen our economy, as Republicans do."
Author: Todd Tiahrt
49. "The Republicans in the House and the Bush administration are bankrupting this country."
Author: Tom Allen
50. "Republicans in Congress boosted the economy by cutting taxes and ending programs that don't work."
Author: Zach Wamp

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