Quotations in the News

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Posted: Oct 18, 2016 3:55 AM

"Either she's Meryl Streep, or she's really genuine about this. In this year of plastic candidates, Michelle just seems the most genuine one out there." — Robert Watson, an American studies professor at Lynn University, as Hillary Clinton's campaign has leaned heavily on the popularity of first lady Michelle Obama.

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"Our profession is under attack right now and what we don't need is chiefs like him perpetuating that we are all bad guys in law enforcement. I think it's an asinine statement. ... We've got officers dying on almost a daily basis now because of this environment, and statements like that don't help." — Lt. Bob Kroll, head of the Police Officers Federation of Minneapolis, after Terrence Cunningham, president of the International Association of Chiefs of Police, apologized for historical mistreatment of minorities.

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"I said to my husband that, you know, the language is inappropriate. It's not acceptable. And I was surprised, because that is not the man that I know." — Melania Trump, dismissing Donald Trump's sexually aggressive language as "boy talk" in a CNN interview.