I will work my heart out to earn the trust of the people of Massachusetts.
What I've learned is that real change is very, very hard. But I've also learned that change is possible - if you fight for it.
There is nobody in this country who got rich on his own. Nobody! You built a factory out there? Good for you, but I want to be clear. You moved your goods to market on the roads the rest of us paid for. You hired workers the rest of us paid to educate.
"You didn't build that" (September 2011)
I don't accept the Republicans' argument that boldly addressing climate change and having the world's strongest economy are incompatible. I believe that the exact opposite of that is true. Tackling our climate challenges will provide us with the opportunity to grow our economy, protect public health, and propel the United States to become the world leader in green innovation in the 21st century.
In America, we have the rule of law. And that means no matter how rich you are, no matter how loud you are, no matter how famous you are, if you break the law, you can be held accountable - even if your name is Donald Trump.
(as Senator of Massachusetts) - June 2016
The man in the White House is not the cause of what is broken, he is just the latest and most extreme symptom of what's gone wrong in America. A product of a rigged system that props up the rich and powerful and kicks dirt on everyone else.
(as Senator of Massachusetts) - February 9, 2019
How do you think we build a future? I think we build it by investing in our kids and investing in education.
I'm willing to throw my body in front of the bus to stop bad ideas.