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Dee Dee Myers

American,  Public Servant
Total Quotes : 26
Republican Advocate

But research confirms that both Republican and Democratic women are more likely than their male counterparts to initiate and fight for bills that champion social justice, protect the environment, advocate for families, and promote nonviolent conflict resolution.

- Dee Dee Myers

Zero Whatsoever Absolutely

Clinton had absolutely zero honeymoon, none whatsoever.

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Leader Couple Endlessly

I am endlessly fascinated that playing football is considered a training ground for leadership, but raising children isn't. Hey, it made me a better leader: you have to take a lot of people's needs into account; you have to look down the road. Trying to negotiate getting a couple of kids to watch the same TV show requires serious diplomacy.

- Dee Dee Myers

Baseball Freak

I'm a baseball freak.

- Dee Dee Myers

Virtues Principle Virtual

Campaigns often make standing on principle the highest of virtues - and listening to your opponents a sure sign of weakness. It's the virtual opposite of what it takes to succeed in office. Squaring the circle takes a powerful combination of skills. But presidents who can campaign and compromise are generally the most successful.

- Dee Dee Myers

No Question Increasingly

As women have played an increasingly important role in politics, there is no question that they've brought a different perspective, focusing attention on a broader set of issues and building alliances with other women.

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Woman United States Became

1992 became known as the 'Year of the Woman' because so many of us were elected to public office that November, including a record six to the United States Senate.

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Think Better Place Answers

I don't think women hold all the answers, but with their skills, their strengths, we can get to a better place.

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Optimism Bill Clinton

A lot of people over time have had this kind of pattern in their relationship with Bill Clinton. You first meet him and you're overwhelmed by his talent. He's so energetic and articulate and full of ideas and he calls himself a congenital optimist and that optimism is contagious.

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More Being Am

I am encouraged to see women are being elected in Chile, Argentina, Liberia, Ireland. More is more.

- Dee Dee Myers

Achieve Forward Historic

I look forward to a time, in the not so distant future, when we no longer look forward to 'firsts' as milestones women have yet to achieve, but we look back on them as historic events that continue to teach and inspire.

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Circumstances Week Like

And Clinton was like that - he saw the whole playing field. He didn't just see the event that he was at or the circumstances of that week or that month. He saw the whole playing field all the time.

- Dee Dee Myers

Then Bill Clinton

People are inevitably disappointed, because no one's as good as Bill Clinton's first impression. Or, he's done things. He's disappointed people in a variety of ways. And so then, the fall is hard.

- Dee Dee Myers

Flying Around Reporter

No reporter is flying around in borrowed twin-engine airplanes.

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Bill Clinton Actually Bill

The first time I met Bill Clinton was actually 1988.

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Big Flirt Bill Clinton

Yes, Bill Clinton is a big flirt.

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Sidelines Easier Lot

It's a lot easier to opine from the sidelines.

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Innocence Generation Will

This is a generation weaned on Watergate, and there is no presumption of innocence and no presumption of good intentions. Instead, there is a presumption that, without relentless scrutiny, the government will misbehave.

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Trust Companion Use

While eschewing emotion - and its companion, vulnerability - Obama should be careful not to sacrifice empathy, the 'I feel your pain' connection that sustained Clinton. This connection is the shorthand people use to measure their leaders' intentions. If people believe you're on their side, they will trust your decisions.

- Dee Dee Myers

Couple Which Became

It was what became something of a pattern in the first couple of years of the Clinton White House and maybe even longer, where information would drip, drip, drip, drip, drip out which would keep stories alive, alive, alive.

- Dee Dee Myers