” So laying people off is not something I do lightly, it’s not something I relish. “


” I’m not one of the people who have to be in public office. “


” You can’t just trot out a brown face or a Spanish surname and expect people are going to vote for your party or your candidate. “


” When I ran the first time in 2001, they called me ‘The Latino Mayor.’ By the time I left in 2013, with a 58 percent approval rating, half the people liked me, half the people didn’t. I was everybody’s mayor. There was never any criticism that I was just for one group. “


” For some time, I’ve said this issue of comprehensive immigration reform is not just an issue about immigration or human rights or civil rights, it’s about our economy. You take 11 million people from out of the dark and into the light. The think tanks have surmised that you are talking about trillions of dollars infused into the economy. “



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