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Quotations in the News

By The Associated Press
Created: 02/05/2016 1:56 AM

"I call this money blood money ... coming out of the pockets of hardworking Americans." — Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland to Martin Shkreli as the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee grilled the entrepreneur over skyrocketing drug prices.

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"It's time to end the very artful smear that you and your campaign have been carrying out." — Hillary Clinton in the first one-on-one Democratic presidential debate with Bernie Sanders, who countered, "Secretary Clinton does represent the establishment. I represent —I hope — ordinary Americans."

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"The situation in Syria is as close to hell as we are likely to find on this Earth." — United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on the country's nearly five-year civil war.

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