” The great thing about our system of democracy is when they call you for jury duty, you have to come… It’s an honor and a privilege. I was called and I’ve got to be here. “


” I don’t want to describe either Governor Mitt Romney or the Republicans as stupid, but I will say this – if you look at their platform, the 2012 platform, it looks like it’s from another century and maybe even two. It looks like the platform of 1812. “


” Look, you’re not going to get me to say that Democrats don’t make mistakes. We do. I mentioned two areas – pension reform and seniority and tenure. I’ve done both – I’ve advocated for both. I’ve advocated for – seek for reform as well. “


” Because we believe that you got to build the economy from middle out and not from the top down. “


” 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. “


” 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. “


” How you are perceived is over a continuum of time. So I just keep on working. I’ve kind of always seen that as the antidote. Just keep on working. “



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