Quotations of the day

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Posted: May 15, 2013 5:35 AM

"The IRS must apply the law in a fair and impartial way, and its employees must act with utmost integrity. This report shows that some of its employees failed that test." — President Barack Obama after an inspector general's report concluded the IRS targeted tea party groups for scrutiny.

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"It's an astonishing reminder that the Pentagon has both a major problem on its hands and a tremendous amount of work to do to assure victims — who already only report a small fraction of sexual assaults — that they are changing the culture around these heinous crimes." — Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., after a second member of the armed forces assigned to help prevent sexual assaults in the military is under investigation for alleged sexual misconduct.

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"This humanizes her in a way. She's not that perfect specimen sticking her leg out at the Oscars anymore. She's a real human being with real health issues like any other human being." — Dave Karger, chief correspondent for Fandango.com, after Angelina Jolie revealed she had a double mastectomy.