Quotes of nominee

  1. One of the problems we saw in the last presidential election in our party is that our nominee while winning the election, which we ought never to forget, often lost sight of the difference between strategy and tactics. – Paul Begala
  2. Oftentimes during the period in which conventions really did business, you had situations where the delegates were divided and you would have ballot after ballot before there was a final nominee – Michael Beschloss
  3. So the result was that as one approached a political convention for most of the 19th century and for most of the 20th century until the 1960's, part of the drama was the fact that you didn't know ultimately who was going to be the nominee at the end of that convention week. – Michael Beschloss
  4. With so many of our fundamental rights hanging in the balance, it is not good enough to simply roll the dice, hoping a nominee has changed his past views. It's not good enough to think, 'This is the best we can expect from this president'. – Barbara Boxer
  5. I'll leave it to others to try to determine whether or not that was unfair or not. I'm not the nominee – Alberto Gonzales
  6. On the political side, I was the Democratic nominee for the Governor of Tennessee in 1970 and 1998. – John Jay Hooker
  7. I want to say with the utmost of sincerity, not as a Republican, but as an American, that I have great respect for Senator Obama's historic achievement to become his party's nominee not because of his color, but with indifference to it. – Mike Huckabee
  8. I'm a Golden Globe nominee yes. It's very nice. It's a very nice thing, but I kind of think of all the awards I wasn't ever nominated for, for years and things. – Patrick Marber
  9. I am still doing my due diligence. A vote on a Supreme Court nominee is a lifetime appointment and when the court decides, it is the law of the land. – Robert Menendez
  10. No secular state ever existed and none would exist until the end of the French Revolution, and so we understand that America was built on the Judeo -Christian ethic and we believe that this nominee is going to see to it that those truths are upheld. – Rod Parsley
  11. Let me just be very clear that the Republican Party will select a nominee that will beat Bill Clinton. – Dan Quayle
  12. What Mr. Obama wants in a nominee isn't really "empathy" and "understanding." He wants a liberal, activist Supreme Court justice. – Karl Rove

Usage examples for nominee

  1. If I do, it will certainly not be for Mr. Brithwood's nominee – John Halifax, Gentleman by Dinah Maria Mulock Craik
  2. James Gillespie Blaine, the nominee of the Republican party for President of the United States, was born on January 31, 1830, in Washington County, in the southwestern corner of Pennsylvania, in West Brownsville, a village on the west bank of the Monongahela. –  by
  3. I will only say that the first in the ring is the nominee of our friend and host, Sir Timothy Brast; second comes the nominee of Lord Meadowson. – The Evil Shepherd by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  4. The Democratic nominee was essentially an orator- he swayed the masses by his denunciation of the perils which threatened the nation through the concentration of wealth which had gone on under the Republican rule. – History of the United States, Volume 6 (of 6) by E. Benjamin Andrews
  5. William thus yielded on practically all the points at issue, but prided himself on having obtained the right of rejecting a papal nominee – History of Holland by George Edmundson
  6. McClellan, the Democratic nominee – Boys' and Girls' Biography of Abraham Lincoln by James H. Shaw
  7. This created a wonderful excitement, and the vote of Illinois became in favor of Lincoln as the nominee for president. – Boys' and Girls' Biography of Abraham Lincoln by James H. Shaw
  8. When the king pronounced this election irregular and demanded the removal of the President and the acceptance of his second nominee the fellows declared themselves unable thus to violate their statutes, even at royal command, and were accordingly driven out. – The Charm of Oxford by J. Wells
  9. And to- day all the country was asking: Have the leaders agreed on a nominee if so, which one? – The New Boy at Hilltop by Ralph Henry Barbour
  10. In 1858 Mr. Douglas was generally recognized as the ablest man in the Democratic party, and it was thought that two years later, he would be the Democratic nominee for president, and as the Democrats were in the majority he would certainly be the next president of the United States. – Boys' and Girls' Biography of Abraham Lincoln by James H. Shaw
  11. They had declared war with a squadron of five ships upon a single man; that man, late king of the group, was in hiding on the mountains; and their own nominee backed by German guns and bayonets, sat in his stead in Mulinuu. – The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 17 (of 25) by Robert Louis Stevenson Other: Andrew Lang
  12. It is seldom difficult to get their votes for the nominee of the prefect. – Correspondence & Conversations of Alexis de Tocqueville with Nassau William Senior from 1834 to 1859, Vol. 2 by Alexis de Tocqueville
  13. Dr. Thomas O'Connor, the Westinghouse psionics man, was the next nominee – Brain Twister by Gordon Randall Garrett Laurence Mark Janifer
  14. So I'm told that he's just coming to pay us a last visit, in order to advise the people to accept a sort of nominee of his as his successor. – The Day of Judgment by Joseph Hocking
  15. Five or ten minutes may have passed when a man named Reid, who had run for the post of Sub- Sheriff the year before, and had failed to beat Johnson's nominee Jarvis, rose from his chair and asked abruptly: " Sheriff, do you reckon to take any of us uns with you to- morrow?" – Elder Conklin and Other Stories by Frank Harris
  16. Senator Cassidy, who was elected as a Democrat in 1873, and who had voted for Mr. Bruce, the Republican caucus nominee for United States Senator, had in the mean time publicly identified himself with the Republican party, thus following in the footsteps of his able and illustrious father, Judge Hiram Cassidy, Sr. – The Facts of Reconstruction by John R. Lynch
  17. Failing to get its nominee chosen as Vice President on the Republican ticket, the Klan swung its full attention to the Democratic convention in Madison Square Garden in New York. – The Black Experience in America The Immigrant Heritage of America by Norman Coombs
  18. It was in the Chancellor's gift; the Lord Privy Seal said a word to his colleague; the Chancellor cordially accepted " the nominee of Lord and Lady Holland"; and that nominee was Sydney Smith. – Sydney Smith by George W. E. Russell

Rhymes for nominee