Statements about Bipartisanship

I differed with my party on business legislation, on consumer protection, and on free trade agreements.

Suzanne Bonamici votes with her party a partisan 98 percent of the time.

Says the congressional ethics investigation against him was conducted by "a very partisan political committee" in a way that "related more to the politics of the Democratic Party than to ethics."

Says Newt Gingrich is responsible for the gridlocked politics of Washington.

"We have had some significant accomplishments on a bipartisan basis."

Says David Dewhurst accused Cruz of being a Red Chinese Communist.

The Republican-controlled Wisconsin Assembly approved "only one out of 376 amendments offered by Assembly Democrats" in 2011.

Says potential GOP U.S. Senate candidate Tommy Thompson supported "Obamacare"

"George LeMieux voted against the majority of Republicans and joined with Democrats to create a 'Task Force For Responsible Fiscal Action' that looks strikingly similar to the 'Super Committee' now being set up in Washington to justify massive tax hikes."

The House passed "cut, cap and balance" with "bipartisan support."

"President Reagan did it (raised the debt ceiling) 18 times.  George W. Bush did it seven times."

Says Rick Perry is "the guy that tracked" down Democratic legislators who fled Texas in 2003.

Says Rick Perry "turned down our invitation to meet" President Barack Obama in El Paso.

"I’ve been through four campaigns and have not done any negative campaigning."  

Says the foreman of the jury that convicted him was a Greenpeace activist.

"Martin Luther King Jr. was a Republican!"

Says the person who Florida U.S. Rep. Allen West first hired as chief of staff told people attending a Tea Party rally that, 'We will use bullets if ballots don't work.'

"In my 12 years in the House, I have watched my district go from a solidly Democratic district to a heavily solid Republican district."

In preparing a rules package for the 112th Congress, the GOP had no discussions with Democrats.

Says Texas Railroad Commissioner Michael Williams has attended more than 150 tea party gatherings.  

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