"Richard Andrew" ""Dick"" "Gephardt" is an American politician who served as a United States House of Representatives/United States Representative from Missouri from 1977 to 2005. A member of the Democratic Party (United States)/Democratic Party, he was Majority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives/House Majority Leader from 1989 to 1995 and Minority Leader of the U.S. House of Representatives/Minority Leader from 1995 to 2003. He ran unsuccessfully for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States in 1988 and 2004. Gephardt was mentioned as a possible vice presidential nominee in 1988, 1992, 2000, 2004, and 2008.
Since his retirement from politics, Gephardt has become a significant lobbyist. He founded a Washington-based public affairs firm, Gephardt Government Affairs, and an Atlanta-based labor consultancy, the Gephardt Group, as well as consulting for DLA Piper, FTI Consulting and Goldman Sachs.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous politicians! More Dick Gephardt on Wikipedia.