Christopher Dodd

(Christopher John Dodd)

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I don't care what the public wants, I'm going to give it what it needs!
As a world leader, America must be prepared to confront any challenge.
Pell Grants are, and have been, critically important tools in making higher education a possibility for lower- and middle-income students. Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training
When the public's right to know is threatened, and when the rights of free speech and free press are at risk, all of the other liberties we hold dear are endangered.
By strengthening the economy, providing job opportunity and meeting the needs of working families, we can ensure the continued prosperity of our nation.
All Americans should have access to quality, affordable health care. Health, Healthcare & Medicine
I intend to fight to ensure that Connecticut workers have a level playing field when competing for jobs.
It's vital that we help them get the right start, nurture their development and provide for their well-being.
As the temperature drops, the need for heating oil goes up.
Entrenched bureaucracies are always opposed to fundamental changes.
It's time to renew our commitment to the world around us. Time
It's easy for Americans to forget that the food they eat doesn't magically appear on a supermarket shelf. Nutrition, Food, Starvation, Farming & Agriculture
The world changed on September 11, 2001.
Our military should spare no expense to ensure the safety of our troops, particularly as they confront a hostile insurgency and roadside bombs throughout Iraq.
We owe it to each other - and to our children and grandchildren - to leave our planet in a better state than when we found it.
Our children are our greatest resource and Head Start grants help them reach their full potential.
Firefighters are indispensable foot soldiers here at home.
American workers are first rate.
I take great pride in the fact that I have lived in a Spanish-speaking country.
Working families need to know that we will work to protect their health needs, promote the development of safe, effective medicines, and guarantee patient rights. Health, Healthcare & Medicine ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force
Connecticut's first responders and defense workers work every day to help us achieve these goals. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
Our nation's children are our greatest asset and our most precious treasure.
Every American deserves to live in freedom, to have his or her privacy respected and a chance to go as far as their ability and effort will take them - regardless of race, gender, ethnicity or economic circumstances. Freedom & Liberty
For three decades, Democrats and Republicans worked together to make our environment better.
Our seniors have worked long and hard to better the economy, raise families and serve their communities. They deserve to live independent and active lives in their golden years.
Low-income taxpayers deserve the same rights as everyone else. It was wrong of the IRS to target low-income taxpayers, and I am please by the decision to correct this unfair practice.
America's highways, roads, bridges, are an indispensable part of our lives. They link one end of our nation to the other. We use them each and every day, for every conceivable purpose.
We learned that economic growth and environmental protection can and should go hand in hand. Environment & Environmentalism
There are two things people in public life don’t like to say. First is ‘I made a mistake’, and second is ‘I don’t know.’ Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
I don’t believe in an answering questions that have not become relevant yet. Oratory, Discussion & Debate
There's a big difference between saying you are for something and saying how you're going to achieve it. Management & Managing Government
I hope no one in any part of this country will sit out any election. It’s about as unpatriotic think that anyone can do. Voters, Voting & Elections
We are not being invited to speak [and be paid honoraria] because of our forensic abilities ... or because we have some fantastical insights to offer. We are being invited because we sit on a committee that involves legislation that affects those interests. Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
Never in the history of American politics has there been a constituency so popular but with so little political clout as the American family. Families, Children & Parenting
You never say what you're not going to do. Foreign Policy, World & International Affairs
The senator who is driving you crazy today may be with you tomorrow. Legislating & Legislative Process
There is no such thing as a saint without a past or a sinner without a future. Human Nature