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'Let's not Rumsfeld Afghanistan.' LINDSEY GRAHAM, South Carolina Senator, referring to former U.S. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld's decision--now widely perceived to have been a mistake--to limit the number of troops on the ground in Iraq; Graham is lobbying to deploy more soldiers to Afghanistan

'It was the Wild West out there.' ROBERT GOTTHEIM, district manager for Manhattan Congressman Jerrold Nadler, on the treacherous airspace above the Hudson River, where a helicopter collided with a small plane on Aug. 8, killing all nine people on both aircraft

'My husband is not Secretary of State. I am.' HILLARY CLINTON, responding to a...

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