Pete Domenici

(Pietro Vichi Domenici)

Pete Domenici
Pete Domenici
  • Born: May 7, 1932
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Attorney









Pietro Vichi Domenici was an American attorney and politician from New Mexico. A Republican, Domenici served six terms in the United States Senate, from 1973 to 2009, the longest tenure in the state's history. During Domenici's tenure in the Senate, he advocated waterway usage fees, nuclear power and related causes. After leaving the Senate, Domenici served as a senior fellow for the Bipartisan Policy Center.

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[It is] unrealistic to attempt ... to establish a utopia free from any hazards. Absolute [industrial] safety is an impossibility. Health, Healthcare & Medicine
Susan B. Anthony need not hold us hostage forever. Money, Coins & Minting
To get control of the deficit we have to do something about the cost of health care. That is the part of the government budget that is toltally out of control. There is NO WAY to control the budget unless we can bend the growing health care cost down. Nothing should be off the table, but no one has submitted a budget whtch tries to control health care cost. Budgets & Budgeting
With your permission, I am going to ask Carol Hartwell from the Budget Committee, who is our staff expert on this to sit with me. In the event you are overly inquisitive, I will have to ask her for answers. Legislating & Legislative Process
As the Iraqi people better understand that Saddam Hussein and his regime are history, it is my hope that they will get behind the coalition effort to help them create a democratic government and rebuild their country. History ;Hope ;Government
Hurricane Katrina exposed the harsh reality that we have been skating on thin ice when it comes to this country's energy concentrations on the Gulf Coast.
I expect an energy bill to increase and diversify supply and stabilize energy prices - not drive up energy costs in one part of the country to subsidize energy in another region.
I have said democracy and freedom do not work too well if you are hungry, if you are starving. Freedom & Liberty ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force
I submit that those who run the American military at the top, and those whose boots are on the ground and who run the machinery and equipment, are sending a signal: You asked us to do something. Give us some time and we will solve the problems and we will do it. Time
Instead of begging OPEC to drop its oil prices, let's use American leadership and ingenuity to solve our own energy problems. Leaders & Leadership
Obviously, overall infrastructure needs on the Southwest and Northern borders are mounting. We need a major push in Congress to remedy this.
Small business in America is booming. The job creator in America, small business, is absolutely moving ahead. Business, Commerce & Finance
There are going to be questions about what major oil companies are doing with all of the resources they're accumulating. They can't escape that.
There are growing concerns that oil companies are making too much in profits at the expense of consumers.
Today's gasoline prices are taking a severe toll on Americans' pocketbooks. Consumers are anxious.
We don't want crimes committed in New Mexico falling through the cracks. This legislation ensures that there is no area of our state where crimes can be committed without consequence.