Quotations in the News

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Posted: May 15, 2015 3:02 AM

"He would go on vacation and bring back subway maps. He would go places with his family, and he would talk about the trains instead of the places." — Stefanie McGee, on friend and Amtrak engineer Brandon Bostian, who operated the train involved in the deadly derailment in Philadelphia this week.

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"If we're all supposed to answer hypothetical questions, knowing what we know now, what would you have done? I would have not engaged. I would not have gone into Iraq." — Jeb Bush, a likely Republican presidential candidate, during a campaign stop in Arizona on his brother's decision to invade Iraq in 2003.

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"Let me underscore, the United States keeps our commitments." — President Barack Obama, pledging to protect the security of anxious Persian Gulf nations in light of any nuclear deal with Iran.