Magazine article Newsweek


Magazine article Newsweek


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Byline: Quotation sources from top to bottom, left to right: Los Angeles Times, AP, New York Times, Reuters, The Washington Post, New York Times (2), AP, FOX, Richmond Times-Dispatch

"Such statements give a morale boost to the terrorists."

Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, on remarks from the Bush administration describing the Iraqi government as being "on borrowed time"

"The jury will not be asked to render a verdict on the war."

Special Prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald, on the jury selection for the trial of former White House aide I. Lewis (Scooter) Libby. Libby--whose attorneys are reportedly trying to weed out anti-Bush jurors--is charged with lying during an investigation into the identity leak of a former CIA agent.

"Our leaders in Washington seem incapable of working together in a practical, common-sense way."

Illinois Sen. Barack Obama, on why he has formed a presidential exploratory committee. Obama said he'll announce definitively whether he'll run or not on Feb. 10.

"[The Bush library] will promote a point of view that is contrary to the Methodist point of view."

Retired minister Milton Jordan, on an online petition organized by ministers urging Southern Methodist University to reject plans to build George W. Bush's presidential library and policy center on its Dallas campus

"We're satisfied that this will be effective. We found a happy agreement."

White House spokesman Tony Snow, on the Bush administration's consenting to oversight of the domestic wiretapping program by a secret court. …

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