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Statements On Introduced Bills And Joint Resolutions July 23, 2015
Richard Blumenthal, D-CT
"We have been through the spoils system. This Nation has lived through a time when, in effect, offices were bought and sold. That certainly is nobody’s intention here, and I am sure my colleagues and I can work together to move toward a measure that fulfills our common shared objective in making sure that merit and effective action is rewarded with bonuses and through other means and that wrongdoing is punished and deterred."
Israel’S Modern History April 29, 2014
Scott Perry, R-PA
"During these periods of time, they were attacked, unilaterally attacked by their neighbors. Some people say: Well, we need to go back to those pre-1967 borders. I ask anybody who was attacked, who has been in a fight where somebody sucker-punched them, who was the aggressor, why is it incumbent upon Israel to return the spoils of the war? Folks attacked them, they fought the war, and they won, and they want to secure their population. Because of that, some people think that somehow Israel is the oppressor. They reacted to an act of aggression."
Child Care And Development Block Grant Act Of 2014—Motion To Proceed— Resumed March 5, 2014
Mitch McConnell, R-KY
"After his father’s retirement from the U.S. Marine Corps, the Thomas family settled in Morehead, where Collin attended Rowan County Senior High School. He ran track and played varsity football. Collin enjoyed camping and hunting. He liked to shoot and was good at it. His grandmother would prepare squirrel gravy from the spoils of Collin’s hunting expeditions reluctantly because as much as she wanted to celebrate her grandson’s marksmanship, squirrel was not a favored delicacy in her household."
Building Infrastructure Creates Jobs November 19, 2013
John Garamendi, D-CA
"Right now the Corps of Engineers, while dredging in the San Francisco Bay area—let’s just say the Port of Oakland over here. When they dredge there, they have to use the cheapest way of disposing of the dredging materials, called spoils, mostly sand and clay. They take it out here to Alcatraz, and they dump it in Alcatraz, and the tide takes it out past the San Francisco Golden Gate."
University Of Nevada, Las Vegas October 29, 2013
Dina Titus, D-NV
"For 8 long years, Reno has claimed these spoils. But this past Saturday, after a great game between Nevada’s two outstanding universities, UNLV celebrated its first victory against the Wolf Pack since 2004 and the long-anticipated return of Fremont Cannon to Las Vegas."

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