Incumbents are always going to have an advantage, let's face that.
We have to move forward
If the election were in six weeks, we'd be in big trouble. But it's not.
I don't think anyone expects Mr. Blunt to hold two positions for the next 15 months
Everyone is rooting for Tom DeLay
Folks, I don't want my president to leave office with a 0 trillion deficit. I don't want China to own more of our country through our debt.
Golf carries with it the comity and goodwill that are very rare in politics
It was a clear retreat by President Clinton from the comity and cooperation that the two men had, frankly, become known for. President Clinton is a smart man. He stopped, reflected and still said it.
The desire for new leadership was the order of the day.
Hamas, also elected to governmental leadership in Palestine, includes the jihadists, people who have declared war on the United States of America and its ally, Israel.
Today the people from my State of Tennessee would listen to this debate, or even talk about a reference to God on our money or in the Halls of Congress or in our Pledge and say, please, let common sense and logic win the day and prevail versus legal mumbo jumbo.
That was one of the great successes of removing Saddam Hussein, as we took Iraq out of the picture of having a sovereign nation from which the terrorists could operate. But this war has not gone perfectly.
Those are serious questions of war and peace, of freedom or tyranny, whether or not there is ever going to be a hope of us instilling some democratic systems in a part of the world that frankly is breeding hate and destruction directed right at us.
But Hezbollah now has reared its ugly head in a way that threatens the entire free world. And they want, by their own charter and definition, the destruction of Israel and Christians. That is the truth. That is in their charter.
Failure to properly control our borders costs citizens in many ways: schools become overcrowded, medical resources are stretched too thin, other government services are overtaxed, and taxes increase further.
Over this August district work period, like many of my colleagues, I spent a lot of time with the men and women in uniform from my home State. The 196th Field Artillery Brigade just got back from a year in Afghanistan.
I know it starts at home, but all families are not staying together.
We can not underestimate the potential harm North Korea's capabilities can cause for the rest of the world.
Republicans in Congress boosted the economy by cutting taxes and ending programs that don't work.
The pro-growth policies and spending restraint of Conservatives work.
Before I begin talking about the threats we face, the vulnerabilities that we have, and frankly the courage of the men and women in uniform that stand in harm's way on behalf of a very grateful Nation, let me first honor the sacrifices of September 11.
Because these kids get away from their parents, and they binge drink until they are sick. Dozens of them are going to the hospital, and some of them dying. This is a problem, a big problem that needs to be addressed, and we need accurate information.
Now, the United Nations is an organization that I believe was founded with good intentions. As a matter of fact, a prominent Tennessean named Cordell Hull was very involved with it.
I believe the National Park Service has demonstrated strong partnerships geared towards respecting the private property of citizens in its administering of the current Trail of Tears National Historic Trail and will continue to do so upon the addition of the routes.
I really believe deep in my soul that we're going to have to step up and face these challenges and be tough and pull together and unify and be creative and be willing to sacrifice.