Quotations in the News

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Posted on April 4, 2014 at 2:02 AM

"He had a lot of friends. I never saw him fighting. He never seemed like a boy who had emotional problems." — Edgardo Arlequin Velez, mayor of the Guayanilla, Puerto Rico hometown of U.S. Army Spc. Ivan Lopez, who killed three people at Fort Hood military base in Texas.

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"I'm going to ask two basic questions: Why weren't we specifically told about this if you're asking us for money? And secondly, whose bright idea was this anyway?" — Patrick Leahy, chairman of the Senate Appropriations State Department and Foreign Operations Subcommittee, on ZunZuneo, a U.S. government-financed Cuban communications network designed to undermine the communist government.

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"What this means now, is that Paul and I can be married." — "Late Show" host David Letterman joked about his band leader, Paul Shafer, as he announced he will retire sometime next year.

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