Most good relationships are built on mutual trust and respect.
There are jerks all over Washington. Life is short; being a jerk is just unnecessary.
I've had a disproportionate share of interaction with jerks.
If I'm going to be staying up until 3 A.M., it should be for world peace and not shampoo sales.
I was always complaining that there weren't enough good people going into public service, so I figured I had to get behind someone I found so compelling.
I'd say we are traditionalist. We are heavy on discipline and relatively strict and structured. But we also make sure our children feel not just physically safe but emotionally safe, like they can come to us with anything.
The United States should pursue a more robust agenda for U.S. competitiveness and innovation focused on a lower-carbon economy, including investments in education, basic research and development, infrastructure, retraining, retirement security, and universal health care.