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Sheila Jackson Lee, American Politician ( January 12, 1950 - )

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By virtually any measure, the record of the Republican Majority is an appalling failure.~Sheila Jackson Lee

Failure Measure Majority

Many of us in Congress have been calling on the Administration to articulate a bold mission for NASA. It seems that the President is answering that call. I wholeheartedly support his vision for going back to the moon, and from there to worlds beyond.~Sheila Jackson Lee

Support Moon Vision

I think the Justice Department needs to be the final protector of the people of the United States of America.~Sheila Jackson Lee

Justice People America

The greatness of Americans is that we are mosaic - we are diverse.~Sheila Jackson Lee

Greatness Diverse Mosaic

It's all right to agree or disagree on the balanced budget amendment. It's all right to talk about how we're going to appropriate.~Sheila Jackson Lee

Talk Budget Right

Marching with over a million women in support of our reproductive rights was one of the most empowering things I have done, both as a woman and as a Member of Congress.~Sheila Jackson Lee

Women Woman Support

I am a queen, and I demand to be treated like a queen.~Sheila Jackson Lee

I Am Queen Like

I am about the people of the United States of America and the people of Houston, Texas.~Sheila Jackson Lee

I Am People America

As Members of Congress, we should not be using public office for private gain.~Sheila Jackson Lee

Should Gain Office

People have been turned away from hospitals simply because they have no insurance. People have been put out of hospitals because they have reached the lifetime caps.~Sheila Jackson Lee

People Insurance Away

We have not won the battle against drug trafficking.~Sheila Jackson Lee

Battle Against Trafficking

Today, we have two Vietnams, side by side, North and South, exchanging and working. We may not agree with all that North Vietnam is doing, but they are living in peace. I would look for a better human rights record for North Vietnam, but they are living side by side.~Sheila Jackson Lee

Peace Today May

My town hall meetings are with friends and neighbors, fellow Americans. We engage.~Sheila Jackson Lee

Friends Meetings Hall

America, I am not ignoring you.~Sheila Jackson Lee

I Am America You

I happen to represent Enron here in Houston. We have many good corporate citizens here in Houston. Enron happened to have been one.~Sheila Jackson Lee

Good Houston Happen

I took and received campaign donations under the existing laws.~Sheila Jackson Lee

Laws Campaign Donations

Anything my staff does in my office is pursuant to congressional rules.~Sheila Jackson Lee

Rules Office Anything

America has a right to the Second Amendment, but the people of America have a right to safety and the prevention of gun violence in their community.~Sheila Jackson Lee

Community Violence People

Can you tell me what's more unconstitutional than taking away from the people of America their Fifth Amendment rights, their Fourteenth Amendment rights, and the right to equal protection under the law?~Sheila Jackson Lee

Law People America

My new mission is, and I've said this to the White House, I want the Buy America to be real. I want the Buy America to be by small businesses, African American businesses, Latino and Asian, but in particular our African American businesses who heretofore couldn't even find the front door of government contracts.~Sheila Jackson Lee

Small Government American

It is a historical fact that President Bush pushed this nation into a war that had little to do with apprehending terrorists. We did not seek an impeachment of President Bush because, as an executive, he had his authority.~Sheila Jackson Lee

War Nation Authority

The Fifth Amendment speaks specifically to denying someone their life and liberty without due process. That is what H.R. 2 does, and I rise in opposition to it. And I rise in opposition because it is important that we preserve lives and we recognize that 40 million-plus are uninsured.~Sheila Jackson Lee

Life Important Process

I was in the Black Power movement. I feel as energized about Black Lives Matter. I don't feel in any way separated from Black Lives Matter. I do believe we are hand and glove. I am the legislative tool.~Sheila Jackson Lee

Power I Am Black

Millions of Americans find community, comfort and support in their faith.~Sheila Jackson Lee

Faith Community Support

We cannot elect a president who provides no hope to the laid-off union worker, no hope for the mother of five and no hope for the researcher who might find a cure for cancer. We cannot elect a leader who is willfully ignorant to the outcry of young people who want real criminal justice reform and responsible gun safety legislation now.~Sheila Jackson Lee

Mother Hope Leader