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'I don't believe there's any cloud that hangs over me. I think there's nothing but sunshine hanging over me.' ROD BLAGOJEVICH, Illinois governor, responding to reports of a federal investigation a day before being indicted for corruption

'We do not want to impose war, but we are fully prepared in case war is imposed on us.' SHAH MEHMOOD QURESHI, Pakistan's Foreign Minister, refusing to transfer suspects in the Mumbai terrorist attacks to Indian authorities

'It was like something out of a Quentin Tarantino film.' TONY ZIELINSKI, Milwaukee alderman, on why he wants to revoke the alcohol license of a local Chuck...

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