"When it comes to Mitt Romney and his economic philosophy the facts are clear _ it didn't work then, and it won't work now." _ Senior Obama campaign adviser David Axelrod in a five-page memorandum casting Mitt Romney as a poor steward of the Massachusetts economy during his 2003-2007 tenure as governor.
"I put my brother's blood all over me and acted like I was dead." _ Ali el-Sayed, an 11-year-old survivor of a weekend massacre in Syria that left more than 100 people dead, many of them women and children who were shot or stabbed in their houses.
"They completely missed the target on this thing. I don't think expanding it is going to make any difference whatsoever." _ Rep. Sam Graves, R-Mo. criticizing a new tax credit in President Obama's health care law that is meant to help small businesses afford health insurance for their workers after a government report found the tax credit time-consuming to apply for and not rewarding enough to be financially attractive.