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Corrine Brown

Corrine Brown is an American former politician, and convicted felon, who served as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Florida from 1993 to 2017. She is a member of the Democratic Party. After a court-ordered redistricting significantly changed her district, and a federal indictment for corruption, Brown was defeated in the 2016 Democratic primary by Al Lawson, who went on to win Brown's former seat.

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Transportation funding is a win-win for everyone involved.
Today right here in America we have 50 million people without health insurance.
I don't do radio or TV. I do people. — © Corrine Brown
I don't do radio or TV. I do people.
You know, for most seniors Medicare is their only form of health care.
Is bankrupting this great country the top priority of this administration?
We are also ignoring and underfunding high speed rail which is one of the best ways to move citizens and improve congestion on our highways.
I believe that tax dollars used to create a new school of engineering for Florida State University, when there is already a successful partnership in place with Florida A&M University, is counterproductive to increasing engineering graduates.
I don't want to sound cocky or anything, but I work hard. I work 24/7.
I think it is scary anytime anyone is coming at you asking questions.
I guess I'm a black woman with a mouth.
I come from a district where the veterans are not the richest in the country.
Everybody understands about expanding Medicaid. It's really simple.
I just want someone to explain to the American public why investing in transportation in Iraq is so much more important than investing in passenger rail right here in the United States of America.
Once again, we see the Bush administration paying for its failed policies by cutting funds to vital public services and jeopardizing more American jobs. — © Corrine Brown
Once again, we see the Bush administration paying for its failed policies by cutting funds to vital public services and jeopardizing more American jobs.
Not only should we be giving Amtrak the money it needs to continue to provide services; we should be providing security money to upgrade their tracks and improve safety and security measures in the entire rail system.
The Emancipation Proclamation, signed by President Abraham Lincoln, was put into effect on January 1, 1863, but news of the Proclamation and enforcement did not reach Texas until after the end of the Civil War almost two years later.
Some things I don't compromise on. Health care is one of them.
I think everybody knows that on November 7th more people voted for Al Gore than George Bush, a fact that has been documented time and time again.
States get to improve transportation infrastructure; that creates economic development, puts people back to work and, most important, enhances safety and improves local communities.
I do not support a constitutional amendment to prohibit gay marriage.
So here we are, just two months away from the election, with more and more examples that modern day Jim Crowe laws are alive and well in the state of Florida.
Southern states in the confederacy were not ready to give up their fight to secede or give up their way of life, which was made possible in large part through the blood, sweat and tears of African slaves.
Undoubtedly, there are numerous problems with the immigration system here in The United States.
I represent central Florida, which depends on tourists for its economic survival. We need people to be able to get to the State and enjoy it.
If we are wondering why only 19 percent of the American people feel that the Congress is in tune with their priorities, the cuts in Amtrak is one blatant reason why.
Marriage has historically been in the domain of the States to regulate.
As the 1954 Brown vs. Board of Education Supreme Court case has shown us, separate is not always equal.
You know, having been an election monitor in countries across the world, I can tell you that we would never certify another country's election if it had as many flaws in place as we had in Florida.
Veterans continue to get the short end of the stick when it comes to this administration. — © Corrine Brown
Veterans continue to get the short end of the stick when it comes to this administration.
This administration is cutting the programs that our Nation and its citizens need most, while dissolving the safety nets created to protect the elderly and less fortunate in this wealthy Nation.
As a Member of the CBC, I will fight tooth and nail to increase funding for programs, such as Ryan White, that were flat funded in the President's budget.
Without the funding Amtrak needs to keep operating, we will soon see people that rely on Amtrak to get them to work each day, waiting for a train that isn't coming.
If one of you pass out and go to the emergency room, the hospital has to see you. But when you go to the emergency room, you've had a stroke, or you've had a heart attack. If you had preventative medicine, you could maybe be taking your high blood pressure medicine so you wouldn't have a stroke and cut down the costs.
We continue to subsidize highways and aviation, but when it comes to our passenger rail system, we refuse to provide the money Amtrak needs to survive.
I will let the work I've done speak for me.
The punishment should fit the crime and if a doctor or drug company does harm knowingly or negligently to a patient they should be compensated to make them whole.
I don't have to prove my innocence to the court or to the news media.
Bullies have played a dirty trick to force me out of office by re-drawing my Congressional district to cover a largely rural area of north Florida and include 22 prisons, and convicted felons can't vote.
A lot of people talk about running for office, but what are you going to do when you get there? It's about service - and there aren't enough hours in the day. — © Corrine Brown
A lot of people talk about running for office, but what are you going to do when you get there? It's about service - and there aren't enough hours in the day.
I have spent my entire life working to make my community and my country better. And I can't wait to get inside the courtroom to tell my story.
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