Quotations of the day

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Posted: May 12, 2012 6:21 AM
Quotations of the day

"This wasn't about her. It was a case about William Balfour." _ Jacinta Gholston after she and her fellow jurors shrugged off Jennifer Hudson's star status and insisted it played no role in their decision to convict her former brother-in-law for slaying the Oscar winner's mother, brother and nephew.

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"President Obama has removed so much of the cowboy image of America that has been imprinted in the mentality of Iraqis by (George W.) Bush." _ Baghdad lawyer Raad Mehsin as the world weighed in on Obama's chances to be elected to a second term.

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"Amazing. It made my day. I know it's making everybody else's day online." _ Kelly Clarkson on a video featuring cancer-stricken children, their nurses, doctors and parents in Seattle lip-synching and dancing to her hit song "Stronger," which has become an online sensation.