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"Access to computers and the Internet has become a basic need for education in our society." Kent Conrad
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"While I agree that all emergency personnel should be highly trained, this is simply beyond the scope of what we can do in rural communities." Kent Conrad
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"The reality is no one knows how much it will cost us to wage war with Iraq." Kent Conrad
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"By using Social Security trust fund dollars to pay for tax cuts and other government spending, the administration significantly understates the true fiscal imbalance of the country." Kent Conrad
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"My own view is that we ought to protect the Social Security and Medicare trust funds, then, with what is left, have significant tax cuts." Kent Conrad
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"The fact is, we have worked together effectively as a team for North Dakota, most recently in the fight to save our bases, ... I look forward to continuing to work together to serve the people of our state." Kent Conrad
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"The Congressional Budget Office tells us by 2052, Social Security could meet only 78 percent of its obligations. Medicare is in even worse shape. The shortfall in Medicare is eight times the deficit in Social Security. But the president has no plan to deal with that. The truth is, we need to confront all these challenges sooner rather than later." Kent Conrad
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"So I put that all together and I find it makes it hard to justify a filibuster." Kent Conrad
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"I found him to be extraordinarily intelligent, and he has assured me that he brings no ideological agenda to the Supreme Court. He wants to be a justice for all of the people." Kent Conrad
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"This administration is driving us over the cliff into deeper and deeper debt." Kent Conrad
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"We have just had a massive disaster, ... This is not a time to be cutting services to the most needy among us." Kent Conrad
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"I think it is unlikely, absent some new information, some bombshell that comes up in the process, that I would support a filibuster." Kent Conrad
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"Forty-three per cent of the benefit goes to the wealthiest one per cent, those who are making $900,000 a year. There is no fairness in that." Kent Conrad
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"This nation is about to be hit with a tidal wave of new retirees. In just six years, the baby boomers will begin to retire. The demands on Social Security and Medicare will be dramatically increased, ... This is no time to divert Social Security and Medicare funds to other purposes." Kent Conrad
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"This confirms that the Bush economic plan is not working," Kent Conrad
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"You think of what could be done here, ... Any agent of the chairman of the Appropriations Committee -- and they could designate anybody as an agent -- could go into IRS facilities anywhere in the country and get your tax returns." Kent Conrad
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"There needs to be recognition by the administration that his budget is not going to get through the Senate because his priorities are not the priorities of the country." Kent Conrad
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"He wants an additional $18 billion that is not in the budget. And my question to him is, this is spending you say is needed. How do you intend to pay for it?" Kent Conrad
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"Negotiating sugar trade in bilateral free trade agreements is a recipe for disaster for the U.S. sugar industry, and it is unnecessary." Kent Conrad
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"I am impressed with his demeanor, his intelligence, his sense of humor, his modesty, ... Absent some bombshell, which I don't expect, I think he will be confirmed and quite handily." Kent Conrad
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"You don't just stick with the same old plan when something of this consequence occurs." Kent Conrad
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