Capitol Hill Quotes

Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Capitol Hill Quotes from famous persons: Bernie Sanders, Matt Rosendale, Montel Williams, Jack Abramoff, Neil Bush. The wide variety of quotes available makes it possible to find a quote to suit your needs. You’ve likely heard some of the Capitol Hill Quotes before, but that’s because they truly are great.

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After all, Wall Street is clearly the most powerful lob

After all, Wall Street is clearly the most powerful lobbying force on Capitol Hill. From 1998 through 2008, the financial sector spent over $5 billion in lobbying and campaign contributions to deregulate Wall Street.
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Jon Tester became a multi-millionaire in the Senate, even bought a Cosmopolitan Castle on Capitol Hill. I don’t want a castle in Washington, and I don’t think becoming a senator should make you rich enough to buy one.
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I don’t know if anybody can second-guess what they will do on Capitol Hill.
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A senator will come off Capitol Hill and they’ll be barred from two years from lobbying in the Senate. So they’ll pick the phone up and they’ll call their buddy, the senator, their old buddies, and they’ll say, ‘Listen, I’m here at this law firm now. I can’t lobby you, but my new partner, Jack, can lobby you.’
Jack Abramoff
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For Dad, service took him many unexpected places. It summoned him and his crew mates to the skies over the Pacific Ocean in World War II. It took him to Capitol Hill, Beijing and eventually the Oval Office.
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I think the amount of love and trust on Capitol Hill is often in short supply, and having more dogs here would probably make this place work better and maybe in a more bipartisan manner.
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Not every dollar spent to gain influence on Capitol Hill comes from a big global industrial behemoth. Hundreds of small advocacy groups and nonprofits spend thousands each year to lobby Congress and federal agencies on the issues they care about most, and their efforts often go under the radar.
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Folks, the zombies are not on television – they are in Washington, D.C., and they meet at the Capitol Hill Club and call themselves ‘Realists.’
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On Capitol Hill, House Republicans have been doing our part. We’ve been hard at work developing policies that will help empower all Americans. We’re beginning to see results. We reduced taxes for everyone.
Dennis Hastert
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A lot of people on Capitol Hill don’t want to talk to me.
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On Capitol Hill and in state houses across the country, anti-women’s health politicians continue to make it clear that they will stop at nothing to end access to a safe, legal abortion.
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It would be great if politics were fact-based, but it is not, and it is surely not nuance-based. What works in a classroom or a think tank does not work on Capitol Hill or in the White House. Obama sometimes seems to be running the Brookings Institution, not the country.
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Comey made mistakes, but they weren’t made out of self-interest. To deny he wasn’t put into political positions by lawmakers on Capitol Hill or on the campaign trail would be placing blame in the wrong place.
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In Donald Trump, the left has found the one crime they’re willing to prosecute to the fullest: The events of January 6 – and the one set of criminals they’re willing to throw the book at The Capitol Hill rioters.
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The power of the silent filibuster to distort Senate politics is now accepted on Capitol Hill and by the press as normal and not worth mentioning. Let me be the skunk at this political garden party and say this stinks. Representative government was not designed to work this way by the Founding Fathers.
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At 25, I found myself anchoring coverage of President Clinton‘s impeachment trial from Capitol Hill for WTVH-TV in my hometown of Syracuse, New York. I then covered Hillary Clinton’s first Senate run.
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I met Hillary Clinton when I was a young lady working as an intern, and I can tell you she‘s been a progressive fighter all her life. And Bernie Sanders, I got to know him during campaigns on Capitol Hill, campaigns across this country. These are two wonderful, fighting souls.
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At the White House, everybody works for the same person. They’re all part of the same company. But on Capitol Hill, they’re all independent contractors. They all work for themselves. That’s a formula for getting news.
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Every Democrat on Capitol Hill professes to be a fiscal hawk.
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There are plenty of odd couple Congressmen who have roomed together on Capitol Hill, but I have never heard of a chief of staff who rooms with his boss. It is beyond unusual.
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Energy cogeneration on Capitol Hill makes economic and environmental sense and should be pursued for those reasons.
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Covering Capitol Hill was my first assignment in political journalism, and I still think it is the best beat in Washington.
Kasie Hunt
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Artists have really never had any representation on Capitol Hill, because it’s not the nature of the artist to join together and make a unified presence. Those days kind of died in the ’60s.
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Like every American, I will never forget where I was on the morning of September 11, 2001. As a member of Congress from Indiana, that day my duties took me to Capitol Hill and to sights and sounds I will never forget.
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One of the things I love most about the Capitol Hill beat is that I have regular access to the lawmakers I cover.
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Climbing has worked for me in a number of ways on Capitol Hill. I’m much more inclined to look at what people do, as opposed to what they say. Also, it’s about working together – we’re all on the rope together, and you don’t get to cut the rope if you’re not getting along with someone.
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I walked to Seward School first through fourth grade. It’s just amazing to me now that we’d walk down 10th Avenue on Capitol Hill.
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Our U.S. audience is composed of globally-minded Americans, an elite category, the ones who do have passports, the decision-makers, senior ranks in the administration, senators on Capitol Hill.
Lionel Barber
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Obama’s ability to use his personality to push folks, whether on Capitol Hill or in Europe, means that he has to stay popular. What happens if he loses that popular mandate?
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Environmentalists hate sprawl – except when it comes to the size of their expansive pet legislation on Capitol Hill.
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Throughout my campaign for Congress, I promised the people of Northwest Georgia that I would be the strongest defender of gun rights on Capitol Hill.
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Wall-to-wall coverage of the political intrigue in Washington focuses on which Capitol Hill players won the daily news cycle, with barely any reference to the communities and lives where politicians’ decisions actually hit home.
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A stuffy Capitol Hill hearing room differs quite a bit from the wide open, rural landscape of Louisa County, Va.
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Many chiefs of staff are close, very close, to their bosses on Capitol Hill.
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According to a Public Policy Polling survey, most Americans find lice and colonoscopies more appealing than Capitol Hill.
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Students who learn to collaborate and negotiate – on Capitol Hill, in the board room, in everyday life – will outperform peers who have higher test scores.
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I worked on Capitol Hill, I worked in the White House and I’ve worked in politics enough to be familiar with the basic broadstrokes of public policy.
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The reality is the cap-and-trade legislation offered by the Democrats amounts to an economic declaration of war on the Midwest by liberals on Capitol Hill.
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The summer before my senior year in college, I talked my way into an unpaid internship on Capitol Hill. I was able to have this stimulating resume- and network- enhancing experience because my parents could afford to keep me clothed, housed, and fed in the nation‘s capital for 10 weeks.
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Our soldiers deserve better. They need a plan for success. They need an administration that is honest about the costs of war, human and otherwise, and they need full accountability and oversight on Capitol Hill.