Quotations in the News

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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.

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"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.

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"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.