My home was 25 miles from the gulf, and I did not want to see it become a shorefront property.
We don't suggest that because San Francisco lies on top of an earthquake fault that it should be moved.
I put myself and all the members of Congress in the same boat of things that could have been done better.
Yes, we have got to quit worrying about fighting each other and trying to figure out a way to work together.
It's proper and appropriate to remind the Chinese about what they get out of solid relations with the United States.
I object to you using words like squander and pork. What is pork in one part of the country is an essential project in another part.
Our struggle is to identify the sources of revenue and the means to obtain the funds.Without funds, all the planning and research studies can't help us.
Any that is why I think any kind of a stimulus package is going to have to help people who are without work, without a job, help them have health insurance.
But we made a decision based on the fact that we have been up there a long time and that we feel that the seniority is important to the people of Louisiana.
I am going to work with Tom Daschle. And I'll work with the Republican leaders and the president to try and come up with something that we can all be proud of.