Quotations of the day

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Posted: Oct 24, 2013 3:02 AM

"The president needs to man up, find out who was responsible, and fire them." — Rep. Richard Nolan, D-Minn., after the Obama administration acknowledged its problem-plagued health insurance website didn't get enough testing before going live.

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"The president assured the chancellor that the United States is not monitoring and will not monitor the communications of the chancellor." — White House spokesman Jay Carney after German Chancellor Angela Merkel complained to President Barack Obama after learning that U.S. intelligence may have targeted her mobile phone.

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"I don't care if it was Perry Mason. The state had the evidence. It was his own words and deeds that led to the conviction." — John Moxley after Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel, who was convicted in 2002 of the 1975 killing of his neighbor Martha Moxley, was granted a new trial.