Verbatim: Jul. 9, 2007

'People are at least as smart as goats. Now one of the ways I keep those goats in the fence is I electrified them. Once they got popped a couple of times, they quit trying to jump it.' TRENT LOTT, Republican Senator from Mississippi, on how to deal with illegal immigration at the border

'Was it wrong to try to get the city back on its feet as quickly and as safely as possible? Absolutely not. We weren't going to let the terrorists win.' CHRISTINE TODD WHITMAN, former Environmental Protection Agency administrator, on allegations that she misled New Yorkers about the...

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