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Quotations in the News

Created: 05/23/2015 7:23 AM
By: By The Associated Press

"The tools it contains will allow us to knock down unfair foreign trade barriers that discriminate against American workers and products stamped 'Made in the USA.'" — Majority Leader Mitch McConnell after the Senate passed bipartisan legislation to strengthen the Obama administration's hand in global trade talks.

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"We had overwhelming numbers and force. They completely submitted immediately. I don't think they knew we were tailing them until the moment we swarmed in on them." — Robert Fernandez, commander of the U.S. Marshal Service's Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force, after a car carrying a fugitive suspected in the slayings of a wealthy family in Washington, D.C., was pulled over.

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"It's inspiring to see how many lives he touched. How many people loved his music and loved his attitude — friendliness, friendship and love of the people." — Tommy Burress, a retired auto worker from Milwaukee, who joined hundreds of mourners and music fans for a public viewing of Blues legend B.B. King.

(Copyright 2015 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)



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