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"He's got a big job to do, and it's a difficult job." Lamar Alexander
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"It's a great looking building for a great city -- my favorite city. It's something Maryville can be proud of, and thousands upon thousands of tourists can get a good impression of the city." Lamar Alexander
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"There are a growing number of conservatives and Republicans who, while they support the president and support the war in Iraq, wonder how many of these nation-building wars we're going to engage in and what the parameters of that are." Lamar Alexander
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"We do all the appropriating. They do not do any of it down at the White House. They send a budget up here, and we don't have to pay any attention it to at all. We do what we want to do." Lamar Alexander
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"Not long after we qualified our language, we were qualifying our principles. We accepted a tax increase ... and soon found ourselves vacating the White House for the first time in 12 years." Lamar Alexander
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"The job of mayor and Governor is becoming more and more like the job of university president, which I used to be; it looks like you are in charge, but you are not." Lamar Alexander
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"Every day before school, I would bang away on Czerny, Bach, Beethoven and Mozart-and throw in a little Jerry Lee Lewis when I thought no one was around to correct me." Lamar Alexander
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"He took gospel music and he took country music and he took blues music which already existed and created rock 'n' roll." Lamar Alexander
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"Put too many one-size-fits-all jackets on Americans and the place explodes." Lamar Alexander
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"I need to know the price of a gallon of milk and a dozen eggs. I need to know right now." Lamar Alexander
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"At a time really before our Supreme Court and government made it clear that we would integrate the races in America, Sam Phillips was down in Memphis mixing it up right and left," Lamar Alexander
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"In Washington, DC, Democrats still stuck in the New Deal are reflexively searching for national solutions to local problems. We Republicans, having found ourselves in charge, have decided it is more blessed to impose our views rather than to liberate America from Washington's views." Lamar Alexander
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"This budget is, in my view, a good budget. It does begin to exercise some fiscal discipline, but it is a modest exercise of fiscal discipline." Lamar Alexander
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"Sooner or later, I need to begin to do what any candidate does in a presidential race; I need to begin to win."" Lamar Alexander
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"He has a lot of talent. He won a very tough race and is an excellent speaker." Lamar Alexander
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"Today's announcement is very good news for families and communities across West Tennessee as they recover and rebuild following the tragic storms that struck this weekend." Lamar Alexander
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"There's no reason to do this when you're going to diminish what's in the parks." Lamar Alexander
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"We are the only country in the world that has taken people from so many different backgrounds, which is a great achievement by itself, but an even greater achievement is that we have turned all of that variety and diversity into unity." Lamar Alexander
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"It is ironic that Mr. Berger learned of this espionage in exactly the same month that Mr. Gore was attending his now famous fund-raiser with Buddhist nuns in Southern California." Lamar Alexander
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"I'd like to schedule my media attention on the day after the Iowa caucuses. He should enjoy the attention while it lasts." Lamar Alexander
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"We don't have a president who is our agenda-setter, so we have multiple voices on every issue." Lamar Alexander
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