Quotations in the News

Published March 5, 2015 8:05AM (EST)

"It is not difficult to imagine how a single tragic incident set off the city of Ferguson like a powder keg." — Attorney General Eric Holder after the Justice Department issued a report calling for changes in the suburban St. Louis city's law enforcement practices it called discriminatory and unconstitutional.


"It doesn't matter if the server was in Foggy Bottom, Chappaqua or Bora Bora." — House Speaker John Boehner after the committee investigating the Benghazi, Libya, attacks issued subpoenas for the emails of Hillary Rodham Clinton, who used a private account exclusively for official business when she was secretary of state — and also used a computer email server traced back to her family's New York home.


"It WAS him." — Defense attorney Judy Clarke, flatly stating Dzhokhar Tsarnaev took part in the Boston Marathon bombing but raised the question before jurors whether he deserved to die for it.


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