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Excerpts from Schumer address at DNC

U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) speaks during

U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) speaks during day two of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, N.C. (Sept. 5, 2012) Photo Credit: Getty Images

Here are a few excerpts from the remarks of Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), who addressed the DNC in non-prime-time slot Wednesday:

- “Republicans always try to paint Democrats as week on defense. This time, they can’t. After all, Mitt Romney’s idea of an overseas accomplishment is sending U.S. jobs there.”

- “Mitt Romney should not become president for [many reasons], but perhaps the most important of all is the narrowness of his experience, perspective and vision.”

- “To those like Mitt Romney who want to take us backward, let’s send a strong message in November: As we say in Brooklyn, fuhgeddaboutit.”

   

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