America must continue diplomacy, even as we continue the war, to expand the coalition of the willing to share the burden of war and to share the responsibility and the economic cost of rebuilding Iraq.
The American system of democracy is founded on the concept that every citizen has the right to vote, to know that their vote is counted, and that the vote is counted accurately.
Democracy is necessary to peace and to undermining the forces of terrorism.- Benazir Bhutto
In a democracy everybody has a right to be represented, including the jerks.- Chris Patten
To state as clearly as may be what means lie ready to develop a property-owning democracy,...- Noel Skelton
The cry has been that when war is declared, all opposition should be hushed. A sentiment m...- William Ellery Channing
Corruption is nature's way of restoring our faith in democracy.- Peter Ustinov
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|Birth:||20th July, 1936|
|Profession:||Politician, Social Worker|
Barbara Ann Mikulski is the senior United States Senator from Maryland and a member of the Democratic Party. Mikulski, a former United States Representative, is the longest serving female senator and the longest serving woman in the history of the U.S. Congress, having served since 1977. Mikulski is chairwoman of the Health Subcommittee on Primary Health and Aging and Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies, and is a member of the Select Committee on Intelligence. Mikulski is the longest serving present Senator who has never been the chairperson of a full standing committee of the U.S. Senate. She is also the longest serving/highest ranking Democrat who is not a present chairperson of a full standing committee. On March 17, 2012, she became the longest serving female member of Congress in the history of the United States, surpassing the previous record holder, Rep. Edith Nourse Rogers of Massachusetts, who represented Massachusetts from 1925 to 1960.
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