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    The Presidents plan to privatize Social Security would actually take away guaranteed benefits and put the promise of a secure retirement in jeopardy.
    — Patty Murray
    For the state of our union to be strong, we need to place value in Americans.
    — Patty Murray
    tags: value  strong  american 
     
    We havent been out in many of these countries helping them build infrastructure. How would they look at us today if we had been there helping them with some of that, rather than just being the people who are going to bomb in Iraq and go to Afghanistan?
    — Patty Murray
    tags: people 
     
    So, I'm not impressed by BP's promises and I'm not ready to take the word of a company with a track record of pursuing profit over safety.
    — Patty Murray
    tags: company 
     
    The FDA is redefining birth control as abortion. The FDA is setting the bar higher for this kind of drug.
    — Patty Murray
    tags: control  birth  drugs 
     
    We all know that Washington families are making a tremendous commitment to winning the War on Terror. Tonight, more than 22,000 Washington state soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines are risking their lives under hostile fire in Iraq, Afghanistan and around the globe.
    — Patty Murray
    tags: live  fire  winning  commitment  war 
     
    I am fighting for those middle-class families who want us to deal with our debt and deficit, but they also want the investments that are critical to our country moving forward.
    — Patty Murray
    tags: fighting 
     
    Why are people so supportive of him [Osama bin Laden] in many countries? Hes been out in these countries for decades building roads, building schools, building infrastructure, building day care facilities, building health care facilities, and the people are extremely grateful.
    — Patty Murray
    tags: health  people  care  school 
     
    This is a long-delayed, hard-won, and badly needed victory for millions of women.
    — Patty Murray
    tags: women  victory 
     
    Guess what - I am one of the ONLY senators in the whole United States Senate that is computer literate!
    — Patty Murray
    tags: computer 
     
    Funding privatized accounts with Social Security dollars would not only make the program's long term problems worse, but many believe it represents a first step toward undermining the program's fundamental goals.
    — Patty Murray
    I am a mom as well as a senator!
    — Patty Murray
    I think what's been lacking from our discussion for a long time is really that other part of what a Budget chair does, which is set the priorities for this country in terms of making sure we invest in the right places, in education, in job training, and to make sure we do a balanced approach moving forward.
    — Patty Murray
    tags: time  right  job  education  invest 
     
    Violence is a problem we all want to solve. I want to make sure that kids learn to deal with anger by learning how to talk with people to solve problems. Here in the United States Senate I want to make sure we have safe schools, safe neighborhoods and good things for kids to do after school!
    — Patty Murray
    Simply, with a Republican Congress sitting shotgun, Mitt Romney will put the middle class on the roof and take us for a long, painful ride.
    — Patty Murray
    tags: congress 
     
    Caring for our veterans is the duty of a grateful nation.
    — Patty Murray
    If we have a foreign country, which it appears that we do, interfering in an election in any way, we need to know that, and we need to do everything we can to make sure that never happens again. If the bigger questions of collusion or whatever from this administration are true, this country needs to know it and action needs to be taken.
    — Patty Murray
    tags: action  true  questions 
     
    Security is still the most important issue facing Washington state residents and millions of Americans - the security of having a job, of access to affordable health care, of a quality education, and of protecting our homeland and defending our nation.
    — Patty Murray
    If the Republicans get control back of the United States Senate, we will no longer have a check and balance on the White House, on the Republican Congress.
    — Patty Murray
    By working together to focus on our national priorities today we can ensure that the state of our union is strong for the future.
    — Patty Murray
    tags: future  focus  strong 
     
    For a deeply religious purpose, there are people who do not personally believe that abortion is acceptable. I understand that. But this is a country where we don't impose religious beliefs on the entire country. This is a country where we accept differences of opinion.
    — Patty Murray
    I have stood on the line in Everett, Wash., where we have thousands of workers who go to work every day to build these planes. I would challenge anybody to tell me that they've stood on a line in Alabama and seen anybody building anything.
    — Patty Murray
    tags: work  challenge 
     
    I want to make sure that all kids get a good education and enjoy what they learn
    — Patty Murray
    tags: education  learn  kids 
     
    Good education means learning to read, write and most importantly learn how to learn so that you can be whatever you want to be when you grow up.
    — Patty Murray
    I am pro choice, I believe everyone should have the right to decide for themselves.
    — Patty Murray
    tags: believe  choice  right 
     
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