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A physician and politician, Bill Frist is a Tennessee Senator who retired from the Senate in 2007. A two-term Republican, Frist was a vocal member in Congress, especially on the issues of tax cuts, stem cell research, medical malpractice and health care reform and pushed for legislation to combat the possibility of bio-terrorism as well. Frist has been mentioned as a possible presidential …

Date of Birth: February 22, 1952


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"if drug companies don’t clean up their act, I believe Congress will need to act in this arena." Bill Frist
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"There's going to be a lot of positioning from a political standpoint, and I think you've seen it," Bill Frist
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"The aggressiveness with which we will continue to fight the war on terror for freedom and liberty and democracy throughout the world will not be affected in any way by any sort of personnel changes here or any sort of reorganization of the intelligence functions of entities here," Bill Frist
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"The African-American experience is one of the most important threads in the American tapestry." Bill Frist
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"Competing concerns make it extremely difficult to reach consensus on a federal policy in this area. Nonetheless, because both embryonic and adult stem cell research may contribute to significant medical and health advancement, research on both should be federally funded within a carefully regulated, fully transparent framework that ensures respect for the moral significance of the human embryo." Bill Frist
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"Personal savings accounts to me are one of the most powerful things, not necessarily in saving, solvency, or bankruptcy of the program, but in guaranteeing, the words I used a few minutes ago, a safe and secure retirement for our seniors." Bill Frist
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"[Reid insisted on an independent commission modeled after the Sept. 11, 2001, panel to investigate what went wrong with Katrina. But Republicans rejected that.] We can't wait three years for those answers, ... We need them immediately so we can quickly make the changes and protect all Americans." Bill Frist
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"Americans deserve answers. We must do all we can to learn from this tragedy, improve the system and protect all of our citizens." Bill Frist
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"Space offers extraordinary potential for commerce and adventure, for new innovations and new tests of will. As Americans, we can't help but reach for the stars. It's our nature. It's our destiny." Bill Frist
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"The new science that may involve embryo research but not require destruction of an embryo is tremendously exciting, ... It would get you outside of the boundaries of the ethical constraints." Bill Frist
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"we all agree that in many areas the initial relief response to Hurricane Katrina was unacceptable at the local, state and federal levels." Bill Frist
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"By capping dividend income ... you don't have the jobs, growth and stimulus aspect of going to 100 percent elimination," Bill Frist
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"When we talk about safety and security of the American people, politics falls aside pretty quickly." Bill Frist
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"I feel that we should proceed with the nomination as anticipated," Bill Frist
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"The United States Senate has been hijacked by the Democratic leadership, ... set the Democrats back on their heels. ... This may just be a reaction to that." Bill Frist
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"Judge Roberts does have the skill, he does have the mind, he does have the intellect and the temperament to lead the Supreme Court for decades to come," Bill Frist
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"It is not going to be an easy job over the next several days and weeks, ... We need to stick to a rigorous program of fiscal discipline." Bill Frist
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"If we put this new mandate on ... somebody's got to pay for it. The federal government's not going to pay for it." Bill Frist
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"In my mind, his strength, passion and relentless work ethic have never been more evident than this past summer when, in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, Trent rushed home and was an anchor of strength in a region still reeling from that devastating storm." Bill Frist
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"in a timely manner and with relevant amendments." Bill Frist
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"We'll get the votes ... we'll have the votes by tomorrow." Bill Frist
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