Quotations in the News

Published May 23, 2015 8:00AM (EDT)

"The tools it contains will allow us to knock down unfair foreign trade barriers that discriminate against American workers and products stamped 'Made in the USA.'" — Majority Leader Mitch McConnell after the Senate passed bipartisan legislation to strengthen the Obama administration's hand in global trade talks.


"We had overwhelming numbers and force. They completely submitted immediately. I don't think they knew we were tailing them until the moment we swarmed in on them." — Robert Fernandez, commander of the U.S. Marshal Service's Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force, after a car carrying a fugitive suspected of killing a wealthy family in Washington, D.C., was pulled over.


"It's inspiring to see how many lives he touched. How many people loved his music and loved his attitude — friendliness, friendship and love of the people." — Tommy Burress, a retired auto worker from Milwaukee, who joined hundreds of mourners and music fans for a public viewing of Blues legend B.B. King.


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