Grace Meng Quotes

Grace Meng Quotes.

I'm just going to let my record in Congress speak for i

I’m just going to let my record in Congress speak for itself.
Grace Meng
I take the definition and title of my job – Representative – seriously. That’s what I will be above and beyond everything else.
Grace Meng
I take the definition and title of my job – Representative – seriously. Thats what I will be above and beyond everything else.
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Being the only Asian-American in the State Legislature, I’ve had no choice but to reach across the aisle.
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As the daughter of immigrants, growing up in New York City, you are either at the table or on the menu.
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When people see Barack Obama, they don’t necessarily see an African-American president. They see someone who is a child of immigrants. They see someone whose family has worked hard and struggled. And they see many similarities between themselves and Barack Obama.
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There are many Asian-Americans who are living in poverty, especially our senior citizens.
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I’ve loved being in legislative office on a state level, and I think on a federal level there are so many more opportunities. I’m so excited to accomplish more.
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I want to see America thrive. I want to see all different families here succeed.
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It’s nice to be a woman, and it’s nice to be an Asian. But what’s more important is what I can bring back to my district.
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I was raised as a Christian, where all you’re taught is to be humble, even if you did something right. Politics is the complete opposite of: you do something a little nice, and you tell everyone.
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Queens is so often treated as a stepchild and labeled as an outer borough. At the very least, if I could help bring more attention to what we need, and what the federal government needs to do to improve the quality of life of people right here in Queens – any way that I can do that, I’m very happy to do that.
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