Quotations in the News

AP News
Posted: Apr 13, 2016 3:00 AM

"Even if he jumped into high gear, he can't do it. That's where he's been shut out of the game." — Shak Hill, a Ted Cruz campaign leader in Virginia, on how Donald Trump has missed crucial deadlines in a number of states to lock up delegates who would stay loyal beyond the first ballot at this summer's national convention in Cleveland.


"Let me be clear: I do not want, nor will I accept, the Republican nomination." — House Speaker Paul Ryan, who definitively ruled out a bid for president this year.


"People have been conditioned by what they see on television to think that police officers face dangerous situations all the time. They give leeway, thinking these extreme situations happen frequently." — Tom Nolan, a professor of criminology at Merrimack College in Massachusetts, on how jurors are often wary of second-guessing a police officer's decision to use force.