Quotations in the News

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Posted: Nov 08, 2014 3:02 AM

"U.S. attorneys are rarely elevated directly to this position, so I look forward to learning more about her, how she will interact with Congress, and how she proposes to lead the department." — Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley, the top Republican on the Judiciary Committee, on Loretta Lynch, who is expected to be nominated by President Barack Obama to be the next attorney general.

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"I don't know why he would want to sabotage his last two years as president by doing something this provocative." — Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, on President Barack Obama's plan to act on immigration reform by the end of the year.

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"It's no minor miracle that he did survive and survive in relatively good shape." — Virgin Galactic chief executive George Whitesides after pilot Peter Siebold survived the Oct. 31 disintegration of SpaceShipTwo, a prototype space tourism rocket.