Quotations in the News

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Posted: Jul 13, 2016 3:02 AM

"I'm here to insist that we are not as divided as we seem. And I know that because I know America. I know how far we've come against impossible odds." — President Barack Obama, in remarks in Dallas honoring police officers shot by a sniper, and decrying racial prejudice that can hinder the work of law enforcement.

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"While Donald Trump is busy insulting Mexicans, Muslims, women, African Americans and veterans, Hillary Clinton understands that our diversity is one of our greatest strengths." — Bernie Sanders, endorsing rival Hillary Clinton for the presidency.

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"Hopefully this is something we can all rally upon for the second half and find a way to use that home-field advantage." — Eric Hosmer of the Kansas City Royals, who helped lead the American League over the National League in the MLB All-Star game, securing home-field advantage for the AL in the World Series.