Politics abhors a vacuum.
School prayer, abortion, and school busing are indeed controversial issues. I doubt that there ever will be complete agreement on the public-policy questions they raise.
There are significant human rights abuses in China. In some areas, the situation is worse today than in the past. In other areas, there have been improvements. We will recognize the latter, and be critical of the former.
Any bilateral trade and investment agreement must be comprehensive and address the full range of barriers to U.S. goods and services if it is to receive broad, bipartisan congressional support.
The administration's attempt to keep us from selling agricultural products to Cuba is an outrage. Cuba is not a threat. That is why we must do more to open Cuba - not less.
Every American has a right to affordable, high-quality health care.
We strongly believe that individual advocates play an important role in developing a civil society.
U.S. agricultural products, including safe, high-quality Montana beef, face unscientific trade restrictions in many important markets.
The Framers of the Constitution wisely understood that constitutional principles must not be sacrificed on the altar of political appeasement.
The Founding Fathers provided a way to reverse unpopular Supreme Court decisions: a constitutional amendment.
It's an honor to be presented with an opportunity to follow in the footsteps of my mentor, Mike Mansfield, who worked to strengthen and improve America's important relationships throughout Asia.
Judge Roberts has assured me personally that he has a healthy respect for precedent and the hard-won rights of Americans.
Increased trade is crucial to a balanced plan for stimulating growth and job creation on both sides of the Atlantic.