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Well, there are certain words and emotions I don't want kids hearing, and I'm not changing because they think it's going to sell better. This is going to sound horrible, but I got 12 million votes doing what I did. Clay Aiken

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If Mr. Bush and Mr. Forbes don't get most of the votes, they should be arrested for wasting money. Lamar Alexander

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It is crucial that members of Congress cast votes that are supportive of the values upon which our nation was founded: equality, freedom, and opportunity for all people. Joe Baca

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If we want to truly regain the public's trust, we can provide greater accountability and transparency with a simple step. Let's start by communicating to our constituents about the votes we take. Melissa Bean

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Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do. Wendell Berry

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I think that, on the reconciliation issue, if they had the votes, we wouldn't have had the summit. And if they try to go through reconciliation, it will be a change in semantics. Instead of the American people saying 'stop the bill' or 'kill the bill,' it's all going to be about repealing the bill. That's not the kind of discussion that they want. Marsha Blackburn

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I have nothing to do with counting the votes. Kenneth Blackwell

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I would anticipate that the Electoral College will be held on the 13th of December, and our 20 electorate votes will go to the certified winner. Kenneth Blackwell

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I don't doubt a number of those ballots, of those votes that were cast for me, probably were intended for Vice President Gore. Pat Buchanan

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The kind of corruption the media talk about, the kind the Supreme Court was concerned about, involves the putative sale of votes in exchange for campaign contributions. James L. Buckley

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They may then be willing to cast principled votes based on an educated understanding of the public interest in the face of polls suggesting that the public itself may have quite a different understanding of where its interest lies. James L. Buckley

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What people fail to appreciate is that the currency of corruption in elective office is, not money, but votes. James L. Buckley

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The Florida Supreme Court wanted all the legal votes to be counted. The United States Supreme Court, on the other hand, did not want all the votes to be counted. Vincent Bugliosi

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The votes of 60,000 Floridians were not counted. The Court threw out all 60,00 votes. And that's what the newspapers around the country are counting now. Vincent Bugliosi

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I am not proposing to seek your votes because there is a blue sky ahead today. James Callaghan

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The Senate needs 60 votes to pass anything. They have to compromise with liberal Democrats to spend more money. Even though arguably we have control of the Senate, we really don't. Steve Chabot

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The man who can make others laugh secures more votes for a measure than the man who forces them to think. Malcolm De Chazal

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When George Bush asked me to sign on, it obviously wasn't because he was worried about carrying Wyoming. We got 70 percent of the vote in Wyoming, although those three electoral votes turned out to be pretty important last time around. Dick Cheney

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Tradition means giving votes to the most obscure of all classes, our ancestors. It is the democracy of the dead. Tradition refuses to submit to that arrogant oligarchy who merely happen to be walking around. Gilbert K. Chesterton

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Require... electoral votes to be allocated in proportion to the popular votes. Robert A. Dahl

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I also want to draw attention to the responsibilities that people have to live up to their election promises and to live up to the votes that were cast by the people of Wales, in the General Election, in the expectation that we would deliver this promise. Ron Davies

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Well, it seems to me Lincoln, I suppose, is kind of a model of a particular sort of presidency, a presidency that first of all is elected by a minority of the votes. David Herbert Donald

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And on election night I'd go down to city hall in El Paso, Texas and cover the election. In those days, of course, we didn't have exit polls. You didn't know who had won the election until they actually counted the votes. I thought that was exciting too. Sam Donaldson

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If a man devotes himself to art, much evil is avoided that happens otherwise if one is idle. Albrecht Durer

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A book is a fragile creature, it suffers the wear of time, it fears rodents, the elements and clumsy hands. so the librarian protects the books not only against mankind but also against nature and devotes his life to this war with the forces of oblivion. Umberto Eco

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