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'We couldn't have said it better ourselves.' TUCKER BOUNDS, John McCain spokesman, on the campaign's use of old footage of Hillary Clinton criticizing Barack Obama

'I don't think we have to worry about invisible people walking around anytime soon.' JASON VALENTINE, scientist at the University of California, Berkeley, after researchers unveiled new materials that could potentially cloak objects by bending light

'It was a marketing ploy. The idea stuck.' JOVELINO SELIS, a teacher in Ubirata, Brazil, on being one of six people running for city council under the name Barack Obama

'Not every wrong, or even every violation of the law,...

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