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Chellie Pingree Quotes

We need to make Net Neutrality the law. We need to elect a Congress that will make it a priority to keep this important principal intact - and insure equal and open access to the Internet for all.
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Maine people have a live-and-let-live philosophy, and tend to be fair and open-minded.

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During the summer of 2009, the debate on health care reform was emotional and intense. At its best, it represented the free exchange of ideas that makes this country great. At its worst, it generated death threats and acts of violence.

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As president of Common Cause, I joined a coalition of groups ranging from the Christian Coalition to Consumers Union, and we went to Congress with over a million signatures asking that Net Neutrality be made law.

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When I stood up to oppose an invasion of Iraq in 2002, it wasn't a popular thing to do.

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I never thought I'd see the day when the U.S. government could listen in on phone conversations or read private mail without first obtaining a warrant from a court. That sounds more like something that happened in the Soviet Union.

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It's crazy that the Constitution has to be amended to clarify what for the majority of Americans is a clear and true statement: corporations are not people.

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With Net Neutrality, the level playing field that gave us Google, YouTube and eBay when they were start-ups would suddenly start to tilt in favor of the big, established players.

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Incredibly, oil and gas companies don't have to pay certain environmental costs that amount to small change to them, while an offshore wind project start-up is faced with fees that could mean the difference between building a wind farm and packing up and going home.

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Corporations serve an important purpose, but telling people how to vote isn't one of them.

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Having started and owned two small businesses, I know what a challenge it is to keep up with the rising costs of your employees' healthcare premiums.

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I am especially proud of taking on issues most central to the health of our American democracy.

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One of the first members of Congress I met when I was first elected in 2008 was Barney Frank.

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I am an excellent eviscerator of chickens ... a helpful skill in Congress.

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