"Mr. Speaker, will the gentleman from Small Firearms yield the floor to the gentleman from the Big Tobacco?"
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"What about business - which branch is that?"
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"You can't judge my parenting skills by what you see in the lobby."
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"Honey, I'm home."
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"The whole time I served in the US congress, I dreamed of exactly this: being a wealthy lobbyist sitting here with you."
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"Mr. Thomaston's people are here to talk to your people."
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A boy lies on his bed surrounded by posters advertising performance enhancing drugs.
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"So from now on, the rabbi, the priest and the minister all walk into a pharmacy, O.K.?"
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"Luke, use to Force, or crush up the Adderall Chewbacca gave you and snort it – your call."
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"You know you have my support on pork and beans, but where do you stand on chicken and dumplings?"
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"A very special interest to see you, Senator."
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Mitch McConnell's office issues his position on gun control.
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"Flowers in a lobby are good P.R."
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"We may need a clearer message."
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"Mr. Tilson will suffer you gladly now."
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"Please welcome Big Alcohol."
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"Still, you've got to applaud the transparency."
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"What the hell, Senator - let's cut to the chase."
"The National Rifle Association maintains a very powerful lobby up here."
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Hunter looking at a deer wearing a sign saying "N.R.A. Member".
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"The barbarians are at the gates, Mr. Rollins!"
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All Visitors Must Be Announced Then Denigrated in Some Way.
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If the N.R.A. ran the D.O.T.
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"My lobbyist trumps your legal team."