Quotations in the News

By The Associated Press
Created: 02/05/2016 3:56 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.


"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."


"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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