Quotations in the News

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Posted: Jan 06, 2015 3:05 AM

"Why he would want to do this to people ... it's really hard to understand." — Heather Abbott, of Newport, Rhode Island, who lost her left leg below the knee in the Boston Marathon attack as suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev faced prospective jurors for the first time.

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"It's been a long time coming. Finally Florida recognizes us as a couple. It's just — I don't know, sweet justice." — Cathy Pareto, who wed Karla Arguello, as the Sunshine State became the nation's 36th where same-sex marriages are now legal.

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"True sports fans know what it's like to stand on couches and shout at the TV. We all get caught up in the moment. I don't know if it's anything more than being a super fan, but Gov. (Chris) Christie's love of the Cowboys is definitely smart politics." — Matt Moore, chairman of the South Carolina Republican Party, on the New Jersey governor's unabashed support for the NFL team.