More From Arlen Specter
- "Separation of power says the judiciary committee is supposed to confirm qualified judges and then what the Supreme Court does, that is their function, not my function."
- "There is no higher value in our society than integrity."
- "Pennsylvania is a very tough state; people don’t last long in Pennsylvania politics."
More In Government
- "All that a good government aims at… is to add no unnecessary and artificial aid to the force of its own unavoidable consequences, and to abstain from fortifying and accumulating social inequality as a means of increasing political inequalities."― James F. Cooper
- "The people are the government, administering it by their agents; they are the government, the sovereign power."― Andrew Jackson
- "The U.S. government has in recent years fought what it termed wars against AIDs, drug abuse, poverty, illiteracy and terrorism. Each of those wars has budgets, legislation, offices, officials, letterhead – everything necessary in a bureaucracy to tell you something is real."― Bruce Jackson