"Paul Efthemios Tsongas" was a United States Senate/United States Senator from Massachusetts from 1979 to 1985. He was an unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic Party (United States)/Democratic Democratic Party (United States) presidential primaries, 1992/nomination in the United States presidential election, 1992/1992 presidential election. He previously served as a United States House of Representatives/U.S. Representative from Massachusetts's 5th congressional district (1975–1979) and held local political office.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous politicians! More Paul Tsongas on Wikipedia.