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Rachel Maddow

“He knows it’s offensive [to oppose the Voting Rights Act] and he knows he’s going to get a gasp from the court room which he got. And he loves it. He’s like the guy in your blog comment threads using the N-word. ‘Ahh! Oh, made you mad? How about if I say this? Did it make you mad? Did it make you mad?'”

Rachel Maddow

“TARP, the stimulus, health reform, Wall Street reform, student loan reform, the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, the new GI bill. The number of major pieces of legislation that you [Nancy Pelosi] not only saw passed in the House — but we can also include cap-and-trade, we can include the DREAM act there —but beyond those, the ones that also became law is, and I don’t just mean to flatter you, but is [the] kind of list of legislation we associate with people whom we name large buildings after in Washington.

Your Speakership was Sam Rayburn-esque.”

Rachel Maddow

“The Constitution doesn‘t have a preamble.  Stop it!  That would be the Declaration of Independence.”