Congressional Comment

Senator Robert Byrd (D-WV) addressing the Senate:
"What I am trying to tell the Senate and the administration…is that The Weekly Standard opined at the height of the China Crisis…."

Senator Joe Lieberman (D-CT) questioning Secretary Paul Wolfowitz during a defense hearing:
"I did note, Secretary Wolfowitz, perhaps you did too, that Bill Kristol and Bob Kagan have an article in this week's Weekly Standard….. It's an article well worth reading…."

Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) questioning J. Michael Heyman, secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, at a budget hearing:
"I am confident that you are familiar with an article from the June 7 edition of The Weekly Standard entitled 'The National Museum of Multiculturalism.' [After reading it] I spent the better part of a morning walking around the museum myself. . . . I want you to know that the article did generate a good deal of discussion among a number of Senators."

Sen John Kyl (R-AZ):
"As William Kristol wrote in The Weekly Standard…"

Rep. Norm Dicks (D-CA):
"Here's a great article from The Weekly Standard…"

Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA) on the passage of Title IX:
"Let me quote a recent article in the latest edition of The Weekly Standard . . ."

Rep. Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD) on events in the Balkans:
"We see that the credibility of the United States has been enhanced throughout the world. As William Kristol and Robert Kagan wrote recently in The Weekly Standard . . ."

Rep. Frank R. Wolf (R-VA):
"I agree with the words of The Weekly Standard of March 1, 1999 . . ."

Senator Slade Gorton (R-WA) before the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee:
"…..A recent article for The Weekly Standard notes that despite pouring $118 billion into Title I over the past three decades . . ."

Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) from the House floor:
"We are only spending time on this issue because...William Kristol suggested that this be done."