"I support concrete and progressive immigration reform based on three primary criteria: family reunification, economic contributions, and humanitarian concerns."
"I'll never stop dreaming that one day we can be a real family, together, all of us laughing and talking, loving and understanding, not looking at the past but only to the future."Jeff Bingaman on LaToya Jackson
"If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher."Jeff Bingaman on Abdul Kalam
"Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten."Jeff Bingaman on David Ogden Stiers
"The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege."Jeff Bingaman on Charles Kuralt
"Sister is probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once the sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship."Jeff Bingaman on Margaret Mead
"I hope that in future Congresses there will reemerge a recognition that climate change is a reality, that our policies to meet our energy needs must also deal responsibly with environmental issues, including the damage caused by greenhouse gas emissions."
"The United States is the most innovative country in the world. But our leadership could slip away if we fail to properly fund primary, secondary and higher education."