"Desperation. One of the most flagrantly dishonest ads I can ever remember." — Vice President Joe Biden in a statement criticizing a Mitt Romney campaign ad that suggested automakers General Motors and Chrysler are adding jobs in China at the expense of workers in Ohio.
"There has to be a representation of those who are on the front lines fighting and dying today to obtain their freedom. And there needs to be an opposition leadership structure that is dedicated to representing and protecting all Syrians." — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton in a statement as the Obama administration said it would push for a major shakeup in Syria's opposition leadership so that it better represents those dying on the front line, can rally wider support and resist attempts by extremists to hijack the revolution against the Assad regime.
"This information is an incredible tool that might be helpful to other organizations, but where is the legislation that allows this to be shared amongst us? We want kids to be safe. We don't mean to be defensive. But it is complicated." — Michael Johnson, the Boy Scouts' national director of youth protection in comments as the Boy Scouts of America will host an unprecedented closed-door symposium Thursday with other national youth organizations, hoping to share strategies to combat future abuse.