Phil Bredesen

Born: November 21, 1943

Occupation: Former Governor of Tennessee

Quotes of Phil Bredesen

Phil Bredesen

The future of our nation depends on our ability to produce food and fiber to sustain the world.

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Phil Bredesen

If the Southeast represents the new battlefield in the war on meth, then Tennessee clearly is at ground zero.

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Phil Bredesen

Continuing economic growth requires both recruitment of new companies and expansion of existing businesses.

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Phil Bredesen

Let's leave behind the predictable and stale debate between liberals and conservatives. Let's take the resources that we have, and prioritize, and manage, and focus our energy on just doing things that...

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Phil Bredesen

It's not health care reform to dump more money into Medicaid.

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Phil Bredesen

When I was sworn in as Mayor of Nashville back in 1991, I have to admit to you that I felt for several weeks like a bit of an outsider who had somehow taken over but didnt really belong in this nice palace....

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Phil Bredesen

My education commitment is simple. I believe that every child is unique. Im going to work as hard as I know how, and Im going to ask each of you to help me to offer all Tennessee children the education...

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Phil Bredesen

When John Kerry and Zell Miller and George Bush can agree on an issue, you know its got legs.

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Phil Bredesen

Our state's strategy on methamphetamine, and any other issue, is going to be a moving target.

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