Bob McDonnell

(Robert Francis McDonnell)

Bob McDonnell
Bob McDonnell
  • Born: June 15, 1954
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Politician









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… government policy should favor married couples over cohabitators, homosexuals or fornicators, Working women … are detrimental to the family man's basic nature is inclined towards evil, and when the exercise of liberty takes the shape of pornography, drug abuse, or homosexuality, the government must restrain, punish, and deter Minorities & Women
Today, the Federal Government is simply trying to do too much. Compliments, Insults & Rebukes
Anytime you have a reelection campaign against an incumbent president and you're the party out of power - on the one hand it's wide open because there's not an heir apparent - but people are also gauging how strong is that incumbent president and what are my chances. Power
Are we a nation of guarantees or are we a nation of opportunities to achieve the American dream?
Besides the healthcare bill being unconstitutional and a great expansion of federal government, I think if it does not respect people's individual religious views and makes groups or individuals do things that are contrary to their deeply held beliefs, there is going to be a visceral negative reaction. Respect ;Government
Doctors have an ethical duty to follow the practices and standards of care.
Every governor's got tough choices to make.
Expanding Medicaid without fixing Medicaid is a terrible idea.
Fiscal responsibility and government reform are going to be good themes for governing, well at any time, but particularly coming out of a recovery. Time ;Government
I am all for using business - public and private - to expand healthcare coverage. Business, Commerce & Finance
I don't think the objective of an abortion clinic is to try to talk women out of having the procedure. That obviously would not be positive for their bottom line. Women
I made a fairly bold pledge that I wanted Virginia to be the energy capital of the East Coast.
I tell you what Hispanics in Virginia tell me they want. They want access to the American dream. That's why they come here to Virginia and to America, so they want more opportunities to start small business, better schools. Business, Commerce & Finance
I think in Washington, D.C., a lot of people are talking down about business. Business, Commerce & Finance
I think people are by-and-large happy with the providers that they have got now. They treasure that doctor-patient relationship.
I think the more we embrace the culture of life and respect life, the better that we do. Life ;Respect
I wrote my thesis on welfare policy.
If you know you're supported, you're going to work harder, you're going to be more focused on your mission. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
I'm chairman of the Republican Governors Association.
I'm really the candidate who has really lived his whole life in suburbia. Life
Informed consent is required for every invasive medical procedure, from getting your ears pierced to having an abortion. Health, Healthcare & Medicine
Jobs are what give people a sense of fulfillment and self-reliance.
Like everybody, my views on many issues have changed as I have gotten older.
Military families so much appreciate the love, support and prayers. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
My wife and daughters work. My campaign manager in 2005 was a working mother. I appointed 5 women to my senior staff as Attorney General. Women ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force
No matter what side of the spectrum you're on, you like to see your team fighting for the principle.
No president has ever been elected with unemployment over 8 percent.
People want results. I call it 'results oriented conservatism,' R.O.C. because that's what people want out of government. Government
Republican governors are leading the way in helping the private sector create new jobs, reforming government and getting our economy back on track. Government
Success in business today requires real-time, mobile access to business opportunities. Success ;Business, Commerce & Finance
The citizens must be certain that the governor is attending to the duties for which he was elected.
The governor is Virginia's chief executive and represents the commonwealth at all times.
There is no question that the minority party always makes a sport of going after the governor. Sports & Athletics
We have lost certainty and predictability in the regulatory and tax climate in America, and this is why we're recovering so slowly.