It takes a lot of effort ... for an examiner to go out and look at court reports, look at judges' documents, try to find a final disposition so we can get back to a gun dealer on whether they can sell that gun or not. And we don't always get back to them.
Nov 26, 2014
It is technically feasible to transition to a low-carbon economy. But what is lacking are appropriate policies and institutions. The longer we wait to take action, the more it will cost to adapt and mitigate climate change.
Nov 02, 2014
There’s a prevailing idea that there’s something ethically wrong with being poor, and that America’s run according to Christian values. But when people are practicing genuine Christian values, they themselves are directly prosecuted…Let’s bear in mind that America just had midterm elections where $4 billion was spent on campaigning — [campaigning] is just telling you that something’s good. But feeding the homeless? That’s illegal.
Nov 07, 2014
To those Members of Congress who question my authority to make our immigration system work better, or question the wisdom of me acting where Congress has failed, I have one answer: Pass a bill.
Nov 21, 2014
Racial discrimination in elections in Texas is no mere historical artifact. To the contrary, Texas has been found in violation of the Voting Rights Act in every redistricting cycle from and after 1970.
Oct 18, 2014
You struck a nerve with the whole community…I’ve been in the community for a long time fighting for [marijuana legalization]…. now we got people like yourself who are standing up. You show that this multi culture is not just a bunch of thug dudes that’s trying to push weed - but it’s women. And they speak with intelligence, and speak from a right frame of mind…
Sep 26, 2014
I didn’t do anything wrong. I’m proud of my career and the job I did for this country.
Sep 22, 2014
The transportation system in this country is in a huge ditch. A pothole, if you will.
Mar 30, 2015