Mark Shields Quotes

Mark Shields Quotes: Big money buys access in Washington, and access purchases influence. It is as simple as that. And they have basically given a green light, a further green light, after Citizens United, to the biggest money to have the bigger voice in our politics, and to sound out and drown out the voice of just ordinary citizens.
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Mark Shields Quote: Let's give the president some due.
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Quotes about Mark Shields: Barack Obama knows that America cannot be strong abroad unless we are strong at home. People the world over have always been more impressed by the power of our example than the example of our power.
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Quote about Mark Shields: The corporations who invest in lobbyists, it pays in terms of tax loopholes, tax subsidies, all the rest. It pays. Clearly, the money has a big effect.
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Mark Shields Sayings: They're still a subject beholden to special interests, but at least they have a national constituency. At least they have to think about national majorities.
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Mark Shields Saying: We have weakened the parties and strengthened all the special interests.
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Sayings about Mark Shields: Character is destiny and character is important to American campaigns.
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Saying about Mark Shields: The studies that show the reason Washington real estate is booming and there are so many lobbyists in town, it does pay.
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Mark Shields Quotes: I'm a little nervous about public funding. It's better than what we got now.
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Mark Shields Quote: The Sheldon Adelsons, the Koch brothers, the George Soroses, what we want to try to do is force them into the parties, not so that Kasich or whoever is going to straight to them and trying to kiss up to special interests, but so the parties have the power and they can direct the money.
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Quotes about Mark Shields: I think Guantanamo, has been synonymous with the staining of American values and American legal tradition.
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