Special Interest Quotes

Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Special Interest Quotes from famous authors such as Jim Cooper, Thom Tillis, Nancy Pelosi, Scott Walker, Campbell Brown. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!

We need to take politics out of health care. Congress will cave to pretty much any special interest on the subject.
Jim Cooper
The main opposition to Judge Gorsuch’s confirmation comes from a handful of Democratic Senators who are using the playbook of far-left special interest groups, the same groups that routinely attack anyone who doesn’t actively promote their agenda.
Thom Tillis
Republicans support opening the floodgates to special interest money and suppressing the right to vote. It’s just plain wrong.
Nancy Pelosi
Who is in charge? Is it taxpayers or is it the special interest groups?
Scott Walker
Any time you challenge a big powerful person or special interest, there’s going to be blowback.
Campbell Brown
The U.S. Senate does not allow legislative provisions to be included in appropriations bills, for much the same reason that most Americans are concerned about earmarks: it creates a slippery slope by which lobbyists and special interest groups can sneak provisions into large, must-pass legislation.
Ron Wyden
To be fair, lying is part and parcel of public life. Every politician has lied about something because they are owned by the special interest groups that finance their elections.
Peter Schuyler
The different Washington, D.C.-based groups and the different special interest groups, they all want to be able to pick who they want to be a senator. They don’t speak for everyone, and they definitely don’t speak for Oklahomans.
James Lankford
While the other parties look at polls and focus groups to decide what they stand for, and pander to every special interest group, we follow our principles.
Maxime Bernier
There’s an institution here called the National Sound Archive, and there’s a character who works there, Paul Wilson. He takes a very special interest in the history of the music and advised Martin Davidson of the existence of these tapes.
Evan Parker
I have a special interest in children who have lost a parent or loved one in the line of duty as they served their country as a police officer, firefighter, federal agent or member of the military, but children all over the word need help and an opportunity to flourish.
Larry Wilcox
I hate how spiritual formation gets positioned as an optional pursuit for a small special interest group within the church.
John Ortberg
In the individualist ideology, a man is responsible for his wife and children. This relegates women to domestic roles as wives and mothers protected by their menfolk, or silences them as special interest harpies demanding government benefits that will destroy individualist men.
Heather Cox Richardson
If everyone in America can easily see who and what their lawmakers are requesting taxpayer money for, we can keep elected officials honest, end the days of political, special interest favors, and reduce wasteful spending.
Kirsten Gillibrand
It is difficult for the common good to prevail against the intense concentration of those who have a special interest, especially if the decisions are made behind locked doors.
Jimmy Carter
At a time when special interest money is being showered on legislators in Washington, grassroots donors offer members of Congress a refreshing independence. The $25 and $50 donor is not looking for special favors. He or she is simply expecting their Congressman to go do the right thing.
John Sarbanes
I think the press has an interest in communicating to its viewers or readers, and their viewers or readers drive profit for those news organizations, so I think those news organizations have a certain bias toward their own readers. Yeah, I think they are a special interest. Of course they are.
Mark McKinnon
Enough to using Texas as a political laboratory for testing far-right ideas. Enough to using Texas as a workshop for fattening the wallets of their special interest friends and supporters. And enough of politicians listening only to each other, rather than real Texans.
Wendy Davis
The United Nations has come under the control of outlaw nations and self-serving special interest groups.
Ginny Brown-Waite
We have put the energy needs and costs of hardworking Coloradans before any special interest agenda or false promise.
John Hickenlooper
I’ve made it clear that I’m not taking special interest PAC money or accepting donations from lobbyists – ever. I want to represent the interests of the citizens.
Stephen Pagliuca
Stemming the tide of special interest campaign cash – and restoring fiscal responsibility in Congress – is no easy task. But there is one place where concerned citizens in both parties can begin: Changing the source of money that funds all campaigns.
Alan K. Simpson
Women face unique challenges in society, no doubt. But focusing narrowly on women as a special interest group isn’t the winning play. The ability to pay your bills, send your kids to a good school, and keep your family safe are ‘women’s issues’ after all.
Kristen Soltis Anderson
If you’re a representative, you listen to your constituents, and then you go vote their conscience. You don’t go vote your special interest buddies’ interest and then come back and justify it.
Paul Nehlen
It is hard to imagine any single special interest trying to buy an office without a motive.
Luther Strange
I don’t take PAC money. I don’t take special interest money.
Jesse Ventura
I want to be able to say what’s on my mind and in my heart and what I think is helpful and useful without somebody getting angry, some special interest group deciding this is the time to silence a voice of dissent and attack affiliates, attack sponsors. I’m sort of done with that.
Laura Schlessinger
What this nation most wants, most yearns for, most needs is someone where people know, all Americans know, that even when they disagree well with him, he will always be accountable to them above one’s party, above self and any special interest.
Joe Sestak
As a freedom-lover and avid outdoorsman, I understand the importance of protecting the Second Amendment, which has been under attack by liberal special interest groups funded by elitist billionaires.
Thom Tillis
Public servants should be focused on serving the public – not any special interest group, and good governance should be an expectation – not an exception.
Abigail Spanberger
The reality is that the special interest groups that have lobbied against Free Choice Vouchers object to any measure that would empower employees to have a say in their health benefits because it begins to erode their power in the current health care system.
Ron Wyden
Television news is now entertainment, and the stories are being written by the people that have a special interest in them.
James Taylor
If you fill your Agriculture Committee with representatives of commodity farmers, and you don’t have urbanites, you don’t represent eaters, okay? You don’t have people from New York City on these committees, you are going to end up with the kind of farm bills we have: a piece of special interest legislation.
Michael Pollan
In Maine, we are fortunate to have a Clean Elections system that allows legislators to turn down corporate special interest money. At the national level, Congress should follow Maine’s example by empowering the voices of small donors.
Chellie Pingree
Until we make campaigns affordable, then we’re going to have too many members of Congress out rattling the cup with special interest groups.
Dick Durbin
If I am elected President, I will end the special interest monopoly in Washington, D.C.
Donald Trump
The Founding Fathers built our judicial system to withstand the special interest pressures that beset the political branches of government.
Sheldon Whitehouse
The subject of Finnish poetry ought to have a special interest for the Japanese student, if only for the reason that Finnish poetry comes more closely in many respects to Japanese poetry than any other form of Western poetry.
Lafcadio Hearn
The people of this country, not special interest big money, should be the source of all political power.
Paul Wellstone
Americans want someone who is accountable to them above self, above party, and above any special interest. They want a President that has a depth of global experience to restore U.S. leadership to the world and to protect our American dream at home.
Joe Sestak