Clarence Dickinson Long Quotes

Them’s that got the gold makes the rules.

 
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Long was the Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee and his committee had to initiate any appropriation to any agency or function of government. In effect, Long had all “the gold.”
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Clarence Dickinson Long, 1908-1994, U. S. Congressman (Democrat, MD), Member of The President’s Council of Economic Advisors, Sign in his office desk in Congress

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Clarence Dickinson Long
Clarence Dickinson Long
  • Born: December 11, 1908
  • Died: September 18, 1994
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Clarence Dickinson "Doc" Long, Jr. was a Democratic U.S. Congressman who represented the 2nd congressional district of Maryland from January 3, 1963 to January 3, 1985.

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