Quotations of the day

AP News
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.


"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.


"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.