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George J. Mitchell

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I really owe everything to my parents and their devotion and drive to see to it that their children had the education which led to the opportunities that they never were able to have.

— George J. Mitchell

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Although he's regularly asked to do so, God does not take sides in American politics.

— George J. Mitchell

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And I spent that time working as an insurance adjuster and going to law school in the evening, and then when I left law school, I joined the Department of Justice in Washington.

— George J. Mitchell

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As they say, one thing led to another, and, ultimately, the British and Irish governments asked me to serve as chairman of the peace negotiations, which ironically began six years ago this week.

— George J. Mitchell

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First, the American legislative process isn't well suited to large and complex measures.

— George J. Mitchell

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From my parents, I learned a very strong work ethic, and all of my brothers and sisters all worked from the earliest days of life right through to the present time.

— George J. Mitchell

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I didn't want to make it a lifetime thing. I don't believe in statutory term limits, but people can limit themselves if they want to, and that's what I decided to do.

— George J. Mitchell

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I enjoyed practicing law.

— George J. Mitchell

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I got a job with a law firm in Portland after a couple of years with Senator Muskie. But by then, my interest in politics had been sparked, through meeting Senator Muskie, through seeing what he did.

— George J. Mitchell

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I had a great interest in sports. I had three older brothers who were great athletes. I was not.

— George J. Mitchell

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About George J. Mitchell

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In 2012 (BBC: George Mitchell: My journey's end) he visited Northern Ireland with his son the same age as Claire was when George J. Mitchell was blinded and Claire was told that he had named his daughter after her because he always remembered her. Mitchell's personal intervention with the parties was crucial to the success of the talks. '"Abraham Foxman the National Director of the Anti-Defamation League has stated that "Sen.

He has taken a leading role in negotiations for peace in Northern Ireland and the Middle East being specifically appointed United States Special Envoy for Northern Ireland (1995-2001) by President Clinton and as United States Special Envoy for Middle East Peace (2009-2011) by President Obama. Mitchell currently serves as a co-chair of the Housing Commission at the Bipartisan Policy Center.

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