Quotations in the News

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Posted: May 09, 2015 3:02 AM

"It was clear to a number of people looking at this situation that the community's rather frayed trust — to use an understatement — was even worse and has, in effect, been severed in terms of the relationship with the police department." — Attorney General Loretta Lynch in announcing that the Justice Department would conduct an investigation into Baltimore's police.

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"Today we've been nervous. We've done some dry runs before the spring. I made the kids go down there (in a homemade shelter) by themselves, and we've done the same thing with me, the wife and the kids, all together." — David Wheeler, a fifth-grade teacher in Moore, Oklahoma, as the state braced for violent tornadoes this weekend.

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"Elections can be bruising clashes of ideas and arguments, and a lot of people who believe profoundly in public service have seen that service cut short." — British Prime Minister David Cameron after his Conservative Party won an outright majority in parliament.