Tip O'Neill once said that all politics is local ... All politics is local, whether you are running for president or alderman. We see a number of heated races. Those are local elections and they strike local fervor up. I'm very hopeful we'll have a bigger turnout.
You can blame both groups because at the end of the day, it's going to take both of us to do it ... Mr. President, you play the role of Ronald Reagan, we'll be Tip O'Neill. You just change the roles around. We can do the big deal, if we have some leadership.More quotes »
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WHERE THEY'RE COMING FROM.
(are Rep. Jason Chaffetz and all the other wingnuts talking about it double agents, then?), or that he thinks we all read Tip O'Neill's autobiography. (I guess nobody told him we only read Alinsky and porn.) Over at National Review, the excitable Charles C.W. from Alicublog Read more »
US lawmakers snub India to join Sikh caucus
All politics is local, former US House Speaker Tip O'Neill famously declaimed to stress the principle that politicians' primary duty is to those who elected them to office. Evidently, someone forgot to write this truism in the Indian diplomatic playbook. In from Times of India Read more »
Jack Lew: Treasury secretary reveals new signature
Clinton administration. ‘As a congressional staffer in the 1980s, he helped negotiate the deal between President Reagan and Tip O'Neill to save Social Security. Under President Clinton, he presided over three budget surpluses in a row. ‘So for all the talk from Daily Mail - UK Read more »
Analysis: Kerry ready to dirty hands in diplomatic deal-making
20, 1992. Kerry prays during an early Mass on January 11, 1994, at the Bei Hai Cathedral in Beijing. He paid his respects to Tip O'Neill, former speaker of the House of Representatives, whose funeral would be held later in the day in Washington. Kerry stands from CNN Read more »
Congressional barber Nurney Mason puts down clippers after 30 years
— Nurney Mason cut Tip O'Neill's thick, white head of hair. For decades, he's been giving Charlie Rangel a trim. John Conyers Jr. would sometimes come by twice in a single day just to fix anything that wasn't quite right. On Friday, after three decades tidying from Denver Post Read more »