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The Journal Gazette

Monday, February 11, 2013 3:01 am

Quotations of the day

By The Associated Press

"We're going to get to the bottom of Benghazi." - South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham in a television interview saying he would hold up Senate confirmation of President Barack Obama's nominees to head the Pentagon and the CIA until the White House provided more answers about the Sept. 11 attack against a U.S. installation in Benghazi, Libya.


"We will not tolerate this reign of terror." - LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa in comments as authorities put up a $1 million reward for information leading to the capture of a fugitive ex-police officer suspected of killing three people and setting Southern California on edge by eluding authorities in a sprawling manhunt that has lasted days.


"I am really afraid. You hear about these kinds of things in Pakistan or Afghanistan. Gao is becoming like Pakistan." - Gao resident Maouloud Dicko after Black-robed Islamic extremists armed with AK-47 automatic rifles invaded Gao in wooden boats to launch a surprise attack on the most populous city in northern Mali, two weeks after French and Malian troops ousted the jihadists.