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    We have not won the battle against drug trafficking.
    — Sheila Jackson Lee
    tags: battle  drugs 
     
    America, I am not ignoring you.
    — Sheila Jackson Lee
    tags: america 
     
    By virtually any measure, the record of the Republican Majority is an appalling failure.
    — Sheila Jackson Lee
    tags: failure  majority 
     
    I took and received campaign donations under the existing laws.
    — Sheila Jackson Lee
    tags: law 
     
    I am about the people of the United States of America and the people of Houston, Texas.
    — Sheila Jackson Lee
    tags: people  america 
     
    My town hall meetings are with friends and neighbors, fellow Americans. We engage.
    — Sheila Jackson Lee
    I think the Justice Department needs to be the final protector of the people of the United States of America.
    — Sheila Jackson Lee
    tags: justice  people  america 
     
    It's all right to agree or disagree on the balanced budget amendment. It's all right to talk about how we're going to appropriate.
    — Sheila Jackson Lee
    tags: right 
     
    I disagree that our border is in devastating condition.
    — Sheila Jackson Lee
    The greatness of Americans is that we are mosaic - we are diverse.
    — Sheila Jackson Lee
    People have been turned away from hospitals simply because they have no insurance. People have been put out of hospitals because they have reached the lifetime caps.
    — Sheila Jackson Lee
    tags: people 
     
    The minority must have involvement in society. You can have different cultural practices that you accept. But if you are going to adopt democracy in government, then the government itself must allow the minority to be heard.
    — Sheila Jackson Lee
    Marching with over a million women in support of our reproductive rights was one of the most empowering things I have done, both as a woman and as a Member of Congress.
    — Sheila Jackson Lee
    tags: women  right  congress 
     
    Many of us in Congress have been calling on the Administration to articulate a bold mission for NASA. It seems that the President is answering that call. I wholeheartedly support his vision for going back to the moon, and from there to worlds beyond.
    — Sheila Jackson Lee
    tags: world  moon  vision  congress 
     
    What am I a prostitute? Am I your prostitute? You can't prostitute me.
    — Sheila Jackson Lee
    Love is like a roller coaster. It can take you to the highest, most spectacular heights or drop you to bottom in seconds. However, even with the risks, love is undoubtedly worth it in the end.
    — Sheila Jackson Lee
    tags: risk  worth 
     
    Maybe the word welfare should be changed to something of, 'a transitional living fund.' For that is what it is - for people to be able to live.
    — Sheila Jackson Lee
    tags: people  living  live 
     
    As Members of Congress, we should not be using public office for private gain.
    — Sheila Jackson Lee
    tags: congress 
     
    I happen to represent Enron here in Houston. We have many good corporate citizens here in Houston. Enron happened to have been one.
    — Sheila Jackson Lee
    I am a queen, and I demand to be treated like a queen.
    — Sheila Jackson Lee
    Don't condemn the gangbangers, they've got guns that are trafficked, that are not enforced, that are straw purchased and they come into places even that have strong gun laws. Why? Because we don't have sensible gun legislation.
    — Sheila Jackson Lee
    tags: law  strong 
     
    Maybe I should offer a good thanks to the distinguished members of the majority, the Republicans, my chairman and others, for giving us an opportunity to have a deliberative constitutional discussion that reinforces the sanctity of this nation and how well it is that we have lasted some 400 years operating under a constitution that clearly defines what is constitutional and what is not.
    — Sheila Jackson Lee
    Today, we have two Vietnams, side by side, North and South, exchanging and working. We may not agree with all that North Vietnam is doing, but they are living in peace. I would look for a better human rights record for North Vietnam, but they are living side by side.
    — Sheila Jackson Lee
    tags: peace  living  human  right  vietnam 
     
    Millions of Americans find community, comfort and support in their faith.
    — Sheila Jackson Lee
    Anything my staff does in my office is pursuant to congressional rules.
    — Sheila Jackson Lee
    tags: rules 
     
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